|Test No||Syllabus||Course Material to Prepare||Date|
|Level - 1|
Our past 1 - Textbook in History for Class VI
The Earth our habitat – Text Book for Class VI
Our Environment – Text Book for Class VII
Resource and development - Text Book for Class VIII
Contemporary India 1 – Text Book for Class IX
Contemporary India 2 – Text Book for Class X
Social & Political Life – 1 - Text Book for Class VI
Social & Political Life – 2 - Text Book for Class VII
Social & Political Life – 3 - Text Book for Class VIII
Democratic Politics – 1 - Text Book for Class IX
Democratic Politics – 2 - Text Book for Class X
Economics - Text Book for Class IX
Understanding Economic Development - Text Book for Class X
Text Book for VIII, IX & X
|Level - 2|
Themes in Indian History Part 1 – Textbook in History for Class XII
Fundamental of Physical geography - Text Book for Class XI
India physical Environment - Text Book for Class XI
Fundamental of Human geography - Text Book for Class XII
India people and Economy - Text Book for Class XII
Indian constitution at work – Text Book for Class XI
Contemporary world politics – Text Book for Class XII
Indian Economic Development – Text Book for Class XI
Introductory to Micro and Macro Economics – Text Book for Class XII
NCERT SCIENCE BOOKS for XI and XII
|Level - 3|
|1||ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL ART & CULTURE CUR AFFAIRS - JUNE 18||
|2||MODERN INDIA and CUR AFFAIRS - JULY 18||
|3||PHY.GEOGRAPHY, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS - AUG 18||
|4||INDIA GEOGRAPHY and INDIA YEARBOOK||
|5||POLITY-1 and INDIA YEARBOOK||
|6||POLITY-2 and CUR AFFAIRS - SEP 18||
|7||ECONOMICS-1, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS- OCT 18||
|8||ECONOMICS-2 and INDIA YEARBOOK||
|9||SCIENCE, INDIA YEARBOOK and CURRENT AFFAIRS- NOV 18||
|10||ENVIRONMENT, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS- DEC 18||
|Level - 4|
|1||HISTORY ART & CULTURE and CURRENT AFFAIRS- JAN 2019||
|2||GEOGRAPHY and CURRENT AFFAIRS – FEB 2019||
|3||POLITY, UNION BUDGET and CURRENT AFFAIRS- MAR 2019||
|4||ECONOMICS and ECONOMIC SURVEY||
|7||CURRENT AFFAIRS JUNE’18-APR’19||
|8||MOCK TEST 1 + CSAT||
|9||MOCK TEST 2 + CSAT||
|10||MOCK TEST 3 + CSAT||
|1||24.06.18||Indian Heritage and Culture, History||• Indian culture - the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
• Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
• The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.
|2||1.07.18||Post Consolidation||• Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.|
|3||8.07.18||World History||• History of the world - include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. American Revolution, French Revolution
• Industrial Revolution, Imperialism & Colonialism
• Unification of Italy,Germany
• First World War, Russian Revolution
• World between wars, Nazism, Fascism, Political philosophies
• Second World war, Decolonization, Redrawal of Boundaries
• Cold War, Disintegration of USSR, Unipolar world
|4||15.07.18||Geography||• Salient features of world’s physical geography.
• Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub¬continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)
• Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
|5||22.07.18||Social Issues||• Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
• Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
• Effects of globalization on Indian society
• Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
|6||29.07.18||Polity||• Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
• Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
• Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.
• Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries
• Parliament and State Legislatures - structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
• Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
• Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
• Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies,
• Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies
|7||05.08.18||Governance||• Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
• Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders
• Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
• Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
• Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
• Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
• Role of civil services in a democracy.
|8||12.08.18||International Relations||• India and its neighborhood-relations.
• Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
• Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora.
• Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
|9||19.08.18||Economics||• Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
• Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
• Government Budgeting.
• Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers
• Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
• Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
• Land reforms in India.
• Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
• Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
• Investment models.
|10||26.08.18||Science and Technology and Environment||• Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
• Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
• Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
• Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
|11||2.09.18||Internal Security and Disaster Management||• Disaster and disaster management. Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
• Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
• Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention
• Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism
• Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate
|12||09.09.18||Ethics I||• Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
• Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
• Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service , integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
• Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
|13||16.09.18||Ethics II||• Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
• Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
• Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
• Case Studies on above issues.
|14||17.09.18||GS I Essay|
|2||5. Rights, 6. Democracy & 7. Power, Paper I: 8. Political Ideologies||27.10.2018|
9. Indian political thought
10. Western political thought
|Paper - II|
5. Approaches to the Study of International Relations, 6. Key concepts in IR, 7. Changing International Political order.
8. Evolution of the International Economic System, 9. United Nations, 10. Regional Organizations, 11. Contemporary Global concerns.
Section B: 1. Indian nationalism - Strategies & Perspectives. 2. Making of the Indian Constitution. 3. Salient features of the constitution 4. Principal organs of Union and state Government, 5. Gross roots Democracy, 6. Statutory institution/Commission
7. Federalism. 8. Planning and Economic Development, 9. Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics, 10. Party System & 11.Social Movements
|Paper - II|
5. India and the Global Centers of power, 6. India and UN, 7. India and nuclear Question. 8. Recent developments in Indian foreign Policy.
Full Test Paper I and II
Full Test Paper I and II