UPSC

# Subject Date of Commencement Duration Timings
1 Foundation Course - For College Students April 21, 2019 1 year Saturday - 5 pm to 7 pm and Sunday - 10.30 am to 1 pm
2 Prelims combined Mains - Regular Batch - I June 6th 2019 16 months 10.30 am to 1 pm
3 Prelims combined Mains Regular Batch - II June 12th 2019 16 months 5.30 pm to 8 pm
4 Prelims Combined Main Weekend Batch July 6th 2019 16 months Saturday and Sunday (10 am to 5 pm)
5 Political Science - Morning Batch July 2nd Week 5 - 6 months 8 am to 10 am
6 Geography Optional August 2nd Week 5 - 6 months 8 am to 10 am
7 Tamil Literature August 2nd Week 5 - 6 months 5.30 pm to 8 pm
8 Public Administration August 2nd Week 5 - 6 months 3 pm to 5.30 pm
9 Prelims August 2nd Week 6 months 10 am to 1 pm
10 Agriculture Optional June 1st week 4 months 3 pm to 5.30 pm

NOTE

  • Class timing may be extended if needed.
  • Extra classes may be held to cover the syllabus on time.
# COURSE PACKAGE FEES COMBO BENEFIT TOTAL FEES (Inclusive of 18% GST)
1 General Studies 85000 - Rs.85000
2 CSAT 12000 Rs.12000
3 Political Science and International Relations 31000 Rs.31000
4 Other Optionals(Geography, Tamil Literature, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, History) 26000 Rs.26000
5 Agriculture Optional 26000 Rs. 26000
6 General Studies + CSAT + Political Science Optional 1,28,000 5000 Rs.1,23,000
7 General Studies + CSAT + Other Optional Paper 1,23,000 5000 Rs.1,18,000
  • Admission process will be based on “First Come First serve Basis”
  • All the classes will be in Bilingual medium (English & Tamil)
  • Prelim Cum Mains course includes classroom teaching, study materials, preliminary Test series. (Main Test Series not included)
  • Class timings may be extended if needed.
  • Extra classes may be held to cover the syllabus on time.
  • Fees once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Two recent passport size photographs have to be submitted at the time of admission.
  • Photocopy of provisional certificate along with Mark sheet.
  • We provide counseling and all assistance in respect of hostel / private guest
  • Accommodation for both male and female aspirants separately.
# SUBJECT DATE OF COMMENCEMENT DURATION TIMINGS TOTAL FEES
1 GENERAL STUDIES BASICS -
1. Indian Polity
2. Geography
3. Indian Economy
4. History
5. General Science & Environment
6. Current Events
7. Quantitative Aptitude
With Comprehensive Study Material
Admissions open 12 Months Saturday - 5 pm to 7 pm and Sunday - 10 am to 1 pm Rs.38,000 (Inc of Service Tax)
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