TEST BATCH SCHEDULES

Test No Syllabus Course Material to Prepare Date
Level - 1
1 History

Our past 1 -  Textbook in History for Class VI
Our past 2 - Textbook in History for Class VII
Our past 3 - Textbook in History for Class VIII

21-10-2018
2 Geography

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

28-10-2018
3 Polity

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

04-11-2018
4 Economics

Economics - Text Book for Class IX

Understanding Economic Development - Text Book for Class X

11-11-2018
5 Science

Text Book for VIII, IX & X

18-11-2018
Level - 2
1 History

Themes in Indian History Part 1 – Textbook in History for Class XII
Old NCERT – Ancient India - Text Book for class XI
Themes in Indian History Part 2 – Textbook in History for Class XII
Old NCERT – Medieval India - Text Book for class XI
Themes in Indian History Part 3 – Textbook in History for Class XII

 

25-11-2018
2 Geography

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

02-12-2018
3 Polity

Indian constitution at work – Text Book for Class XI

Contemporary world politics – Text Book for Class XII

 

09-12-2018
4 Economics

Indian Economic Development – Text Book for Class XI

Introductory to Micro and Macro Economics – Text Book for Class XII

16-12-2018
5 Science

NCERT SCIENCE BOOKS for XI and XII

 

23-12-2018
Level - 3
1 ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL ART & CULTURE CUR AFFAIRS - JUNE 18

1. Plant and Animal Kingdom
2. Cell structure and functions
3. Human Anatomy
4. Genetics and Human Diseases
5. Acids and Bases
6. Hydrocarbons
7. Metals and Nonmetals
8. Role of Chemistry in human life
9. Universe and Solar system

10. Light, sound and magnetism
11. Motion, mechanics, work, heat and electric current
12. Atoms and its properties
13. Properties of solid, liquid and gases
India Year Book
1. Science & Tech
2. Mass communication
3. Commerce & IT

30-12-2018
2 MODERN INDIA and CUR AFFAIRS - JULY 18

1.Revolt of 1857
2. Socio religious reform movements
3. Pre Congress associations, INC - Early Leaders and their Contributions
4. Phase of Moderates and Extremists
5. National Movement (1905 – 1918)
6. Period of Revolutionary
Movements and Rise of Communalism

7. Arrival of Gandhi and his experiments in India
8. Non-Cooperation Movement
9. Civil Disobedience
Movement
10.Political developments in British India
11. 1937 Election and
Formation of Congress
Ministries in Provinces
12. Transfer of power
(From 1940 to 1947)
13. Trade Union Movements, Tribal and Peasant Movements

 

 

7. Climate change-Consequences and responses
8. Global warming, Ozone depletion, Sea-level rise
9. Global initiatives on environment, conventions & agreements
India Year Book
1. Environment
2. Culture & Tourism

3. Youth affairs & Sports

06-01-2019
3 PHY.GEOGRAPHY, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS - AUG 18

 

 

1. Origin of Universe
2. Evolution of Earth
3. Earth's structure
4. Volcanoes and Earthquakes
5. Continents and Ocean
Basins
6. Earth movements
7. Mountains, Plateaus, Plains and Lakes
8. Rocks, Soils and Minerals
9. Drainage System & its
Pattern and Various Landforms
10. Reliefs of Ocean Basin
11. Temperature and Salinity of Ocean
12. Ocean tides and currents
13. Coral reefs
14. Marine Resources
15. Structure & composition
of atmosphere

 

16. Insolation and Heat Budget of atmoshphere
17. Temperature and its
distribution
18. Atmospheric pressure and its circulation
19. Wind system
20.Humidity&Precipitation
21. Fronts and cyclones
22. World Climatic Regions
(Location, distribution,
climate, vegetation, wildlife,people, economic activities)
India Year Book
1.  Agriculture
2. Industry
3. Transport
4. Water resources

20-01-2019
4 INDIA GEOGRAPHY and INDIA YEARBOOK

India geography
1. Geological structure
2. Physiography
3. Drainage
4. Climate
5. Natural Vegetation and
Wildlife
6. Soils
7. Population
8. Resources
9. Irrigation and Agriculture



 

10. Industries
11. Transport & Trade

India Year Book
1. Food & civil supplies
2. Health & family welfare
3. Energy
4. Housing
5. Rural & urban development

27-01-2019
5 POLITY-1 and INDIA YEARBOOK

1. Historical background & Making of the Constitution
2. Union & its territory
3. Citizenship
4. Fundamental Rights
5. DPSP and Fun. duties
6. Union executive

 

India Year Book
1. Polity
2. Justice
3. Law
4. Education
5. Welfare

03-02-2019
6 POLITY-2 and CUR AFFAIRS - SEP 18

 

1. State executive
2. Panchayat Raj
3. Con& Non Cons.bodies
4. Centre State relations
5. Emergency provisions

 

10-02-2019
7 ECONOMICS-1, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS- OCT 18

1. Eco.planning in India
2. Eco growth &       development
3. Eco.reforms in India
4. Inflation
5. Agriculture
6. Industry & Service sector

India Year Book
1. Basic eco data
2. Commerce
3. Planning
4. Finance
5. Labour

17/02/2019
8 ECONOMICS-2 and INDIA YEARBOOK

1. Indian financial market
2. Security market
3. External sector
4. Intl Eco. Organisations
5. Public Finance

India Year Book
1. Defence
2. Corporate affairs
3. Food & civil supplies
4. India & world

24/02/2019
9 SCIENCE, INDIA YEARBOOK and CURRENT AFFAIRS- NOV 18

1. Plant and Animal Kingdom
2. Cell structure and functions
3. Human Anatomy
4. Genetics and Human Diseases
5. Acids and Bases
6. Hydrocarbons
7. Metals and Nonmetals
8. Role of Chemistry in human life
9. Universe and Solar system

10. Light, sound and magnetism
11. Motion, mechanics, work, heat and electric current
12. Atoms and its properties
13. Properties of solid, liquid and gases
India Year Book
1. Science & Tech
2. Mass communication
3. Commerce & IT

03/03/2019
10 ENVIRONMENT, INDIA YEARBOOK and CUR AFFAIRS- DEC 18

 

 

1. Ecosystem structure and -functions
2. Bio-diversity-threat and conservation
3. Natural resources-Types and conservation
4. Energy-Fossil fuels, Renewable and Non-Renewable
5. Environmental conservation and management
6. Environmental hazards and its impact

 

 

7. Climate change-Consequences and responses
8. Global warming, Ozone depletion, Sea-level rise
9. Global initiatives on environment, conventions & agreements
India Year Book
1. Environment
2. Culture & Tourism

3. Youth affairs & Sports

10/03/2019
Level - 4
1 HISTORY ART & CULTURE and CURRENT AFFAIRS- JAN 2019
NCERT BOOKS
Struggle for Independence-Bipin Chandra
The Hindu
Yojana & Kurukshetra
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Current Affairs material
17-03-2019
2 GEOGRAPHY and CURRENT AFFAIRS – FEB 2019

NCERT BOOKS
GOH CHENG LEONG
India Year Book
The Hindu
Yojana & Kurukshetra
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Current Affairs material

24/03/2019
3 POLITY, UNION BUDGET and CURRENT AFFAIRS- MAR 2019

NCERT BOOKS
Constitution - D.D.Basu
PRS website
The Hindu
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Current Affairs material

31/03/2019
4 ECONOMICS and ECONOMIC SURVEY

NCERT BOOKS
Indian Economy-Ramesh Singh
The Hindu
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Current Affairs material

07/04/2019
5 SCIENCE

NCERT BOOKS
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Study material

14/04/2019
6 ENVIRONMENT

NCERT BOOKS
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Study material

21/04/2019
7 CURRENT AFFAIRS JUNE’18-APR’19

The Hindu
Yojana & Kurukshetra
KAMARAJ IAS ACADEMY- Current Affairs material

28-04-2019
8 MOCK TEST 1 + CSAT

Standard Materials

05-05-2019
9 MOCK TEST 2 + CSAT

Standard Material

12-05-2019
10 MOCK TEST 3 + CSAT

Standard Material

19-05-2019
Test No Date Subjects Topics
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
15 18.09.18 Language Papers
16 19.09.18 GS II
17 19.09.18 GS III
18 20.09.18 GS IV
19 20.09.18 GS V
Test No Syllabus Date
Paper I

1
Section A: 1. Political theory: Meaning and Approaches & 2. Theories of States. Concepts & Theories:
3. Justice, 4. Equality

20.10.2018
2 5. Rights, 6. Democracy & 7. Power, Paper I: 8. Political Ideologies 27.10.2018
3

9. Indian political thought

10.11.2018
4

10. Western political thought

17.11.2018
Paper - II
5
Section A: 1. Comparative Politics, 2. State in Comparative perspective. 3. Politics of Representation and Participation & 4. Globalization
24.11.2018
6

5. Approaches to the Study of International Relations, 6. Key concepts in IR, 7. Changing International Political order.

01.12.2018
7

8. Evolution of the International Economic System, 9. United Nations, 10. Regional Organizations, 11. Contemporary Global concerns.

08.12.2018
Paper I
8

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

15.12.2018
9

7. Federalism. 8. Planning and Economic Development, 9. Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics, 10. Party System & 11.Social Movements

22.12.2018
Paper - II
10
Section B: 1. Indian Foreign Policy, 2. India and NAM, 3. Indian and South Asia, South East Asia.
4. India and the Global South.
05.01.2019
11

5. India and the Global Centers of power, 6. India and UN, 7. India and nuclear Question. 8. Recent developments in Indian foreign Policy.

19.01.2019
12

Full Test Paper I and II

02.02.2019
13

Full Test Paper I and II

09.02.2019