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INSIGHTS INTEGRATED PRELIMS & MAINS TEST SERIES (IPM)-2020

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The Mains Tests are conducted in 3 levels

1) Essential Tests These are sectional tests which are intended to test basic understanding of all the concepts along with factual and background knowledge of related issues. 2) Breakthrough Tests These tests will check your ability to link basic concepts with current issues and also, your ability to interlink various dimensions of syllabus will also be tested. The questions under these tests will focus on increasing hit ratio in actual UPSC Mains. 3) Simulation Tests These tests are conducted on par with the actual UPSC pattern in terms of quality, relevance to give real UPSC environment feeling to students

Tests (Prelims + Mains) Break-up:

Prelims tests 51

General studies 41

Subject wise test -- 28

Revision test -- 6

Full length test -- 7

CSAT 10

Sectional tests -- 6

Full length tests 4

Mains tests 46

Essay 10

Elementary Tests12

Breakthrough Tests 08

Simulation Tests - 16

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Test

       

No

Date

Subject

Syllabus

Sources

     

Modern Indian history from

 

about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues

Modern Indian History

NCERTs

India’s struggle for independen ce Bipin Chandra

GS 1

The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

Modern

Indian

Post Independent India

Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.

Post

Independent

India

Mains

History

NCERT

Test

+

 

India since independen ce Bipin Chandra

1

(Esse

ntial

5 August

Post

World History

2019

Independent

History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawing of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.

Monday

India

+

(or India after Gandhi Ramachand ra Guha)

Test)

World

History

World

 

History

NCERTs

Mastering

Modern

World

History

Norman

Lowe.

 

PRELIMS TEST 1

 

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7 August

 

Modern Indian History

 

2019

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Wednesday

 

+

Post Independent India (Politics in India since independence Class XII NCERT)

 

+

World History

Themes In World History -- Class X

India and the Contemporary World I -- Class IX

India and the Contemporary World II -- Class IX

       

Art & Culture

Indian culture will cover the

An Introduction to Indian Art - Class XI NCERT

Living Craft Traditions of India - Chapters 9 and 10 -- Class XI NCERT

Indian Culture -- Nitin Singhania

salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times

Indian Society

Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

Mains

GS 1

Art &

Role of women and women's organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems

Test

15 August

2019

2

Culture

(Esse

Thursday

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and their remedies.

CCRT website

ntial

Indian

Effects of globalization on Indian society

Test)

Society

Indian

 

Society

Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.

NCERT

IGNOU

Material

 

Development

IGNOU

Material

Sociology

Social

Problems in

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India Ram Ahuja.

Indian Social System Ram Ahuja

Current Affairs

 

PRELIMS TEST 2

 
 

Ancient & medieval India

 

17

August

 

+

2019

Art & Culture

Saturday

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

 

PRELIMS TEST 3

 
   

NCERT

 
 

Social & Political Life I - Class VI

 
 

August

Social & Political Life II - Class VII

19

NCERT based test

Social & Political Life III - Class VIII

2019

Social Change and Development in India - Class

Monday

XII

 

Understanding Society -- Class XI

 
 

Indian Society -- Class XII

 

CSAT TEST - 1

 

19

August

1. Comprehension

 

2019

Monday

2. Basic numeracy & General mental ability

(a)

Numbers

 

(b)

HCF & LCM

 

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(c)

Averages

(d)

Ratio & Proportion

(e)

Percentage

(f)

Profit & Loss

(g)

Simple interest & Compound interest

(h)

Problems on ages

(i)

Problems on clock

(j)

Partnership

(k)

Pipes & cistern

     

Salient features of world's physical geography.

 

NCERTs

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.

Certificate

Physical

Mains

and Human

Test

Geography

25

-- Goh

 

August

GS 1

Cheng

3

(Esse

ntial

Test)

2019

Sunday

Geography

Leong

Geography

of India-

Majid

Hussain

 

Current

Affairs

 

PRELIMS TEST 4

 

26 August

 

World Geography

2019

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Monday

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PRELIMS TEST 5

27 August

2019

 

India Geography

 

Tuesday

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Mains

3

 

Test

4

September

2019

Tuesday

GS 1 Full Length

     

Indian Art & Culture

Indian History

4

Topics from World History

Mains

September

Essay

(Test 1)

Test

2019

Social Issues

5

Wednes

Indian Society

day

 

Feminism

Gender Justice

 

Unity & Diversity

Ethics and Philosophy

 

PRELIMS TEST 6

6 September

Revision

 

2019

Test - 1

Syllabus of Prelims test 1 to 5

Friday

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NCERT

Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

Indian Polity by Laxmikant 5th edition

Public Institutions in

Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries

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.

India-

Performance and Design Pratapa B hanu Mehta

Mains

Subhash Kashyap - Our Constitution, Our Parliament

Test

14

Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.

Introduction to the Constitution of

6

September

GS 2

(Esse

2019

Polity

 

ntial

Test)

Saturday

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.

India - D D Basu

2nd ARC (6th Report - Local Governance 13th Report - Organisation Structure of Government of India)

PRS

PIB

Three Year Action Agenda, 2017-18 to 2019-20 - NITI Aayog

 

PRELIMS TEST 7

 

16 September

 

2019

 

Indian Polity

Monday

(Part 1 -- Till Central government )

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(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

     

Governance

NCERT

Salient features of the Representation of People's Act.

Indian Polity by Laxmikant 5th edition

Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers,

Governance in

Mains

functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies

Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other

India Laxmikant

Institutions in India Public Institutions in India:

Performance and Design Pratapa Bhanu Mehta

Subhash Kashyap - Our Constitution, Our

Parliament

Test

24

September

GS 2

7

Governance

Introduction to the Constitution of India - D D Basu

2nd ARC (6th Report - Local Governance 13th Report - Organisation Structure of Government of India)

Yojana

 

+

measures.

(Esse

ntial

Test)

2019

Tuesday

Social

justice

Role of civil services in a democracy.

Social Justice

Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation

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

Kurukshetra

PRS

PIB

Three Year Action Agenda, 2017-18 to 2019-20 NITI Aayog

Issues relating to development and management of Social

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Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

 

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger.

 

PRELIMS TEST 8

 

26

September

2019

 

Indian Polity

(Part 2 -- From state government ) (List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Thursday

 

CSAT TEST 2

 
 

1. Comprehension

 

2. Basic numeracy & General mental ability

26

September

(a)

Time & work

 

2019

(b)

(c)

Time & Distance

Boats & streams

Thursday

(d)

Problems on trains

(e)

Permutation & combination

(f)

Probability

(g)

Charts, graphs, tables etc.

       

Class 12

Mains

3

GS 2

Political

October

India and its neighbourhood- relations.

Science-

Test

International

Contemporary

8

 

2019

relations

 

World Politics

Thursday

Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving

India’s

   

Foreign Policy

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ntial

   

India and/or affecting India's interests

 

Muchkund

Dubey

Challenge And

Test)

Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India's interests, Indian diaspora.

 

Strategy :

Rethinking

 

India’s

 

Foreign Policy

Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.

Rajiv Sikri

Ministry of

 

External

 

Affairs

website

Current

 

Affairs

 

PRELIMS TEST 9

 
   

Class XII NCERT -- Contemporary World Politics

International

Websites of Important organisation

 

4

October

2019

Friday

organisation

+

Government

schemes

Government schemes

PIB

PRS

Ministry websites

India Year book

Mains

5

 

Test

October

GS 2 Full Length

 

2019

9

Saturday

 
     

1. Ethics & Philosophy

2. Polity & Governance

6

Federalism

Mains

Test

October

2019

Essay

(Test 2)

Institutions of India

Local self- government

10

Sunday

Criminal Justice System

 

Judiciary

 

Democracy

Rights

Freedom of Speech

 

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Administrative Reforms

3. Social Justice

 

Social Justice Economic -justice political Justice

Health

Education

Poverty & Hunger

Vulnerable Sections like women, old person and children.

4. IR

Foreign policy of India

South South Cooperation

Regional Groupings

 

PRELIMS TEST 10

 

14 October

   

2019

Syllabus of Prelims test 7 to 9

Monday

Revision Test - 2

       

NCERTs

Mains

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

Indian Economy by Ramesh Sing/Sanjiv verma/ Kapila/ Dutt & Sundaram

Test

23

11

October

GS 3

Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

(Esse

2019

Economy

Economic Survey

ntial

Test)

Wednesday

Government Budgeting.

Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

2nd ARC (14th Report -

Strengthening Financial

Management Systems)

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Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Yojana &

Kurukshetra

 

Three Year

Investment models

Action

Agenda,

2017-18 to

2019-20

NITI Aayog

 

PRELIMS TEST 11

 
 

25

 

October

2019

Indian Economy

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Friday

 

CSAT TEST - 3

 
 

25

 

October

Revision test of Test 1 & Test 2 syllabus

2019

Friday

 
       

NCERTs

Agriculture

Indian Economy by Ramesh Sing/Sanjiv verma/ Kapila/ Dutt & Sundaram

Mains

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

Test

2

GS 3

12

November

Agriculture

Economic Survey

2nd ARC (14th Report -

(Esse

ntial

2019

Saturday

+

Environment

& ecology

Test)

Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning,

Strengthening Financial

Management Systems)

Yojana & Kurukshetra

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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.

Environment & ecology

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment

Three Year

Action

Agenda,

2017-18 to

2019-20

NITI Aayog

Environment & ecology

NCERT

Shankar Environment

Down to earth magazine

PRELIMS TEST 12

3

November

2019

Sunday

Indian Economy & Agriculture

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

PRELIMS TEST 13

5

November

2019

Tuesday

Environment & Ecology

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Mains

Test

13

12

November

2019

Tuesday

GS 3

Science & Technology

Science and Technology

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Developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.

ntial

Disaster

Test)

management

+

 

Internal

security

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.

Disaster and disaster management.

Internal security

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

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PRELIMS TEST 14

 
 

14

 

November

2019

Science & Technology

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Thursday

Mains

20

 

Test

November

GS 3 Full Length

14

2019

Wednesday

 
     

Economy

Indian Economy

Industrial Policy

Human Resource and Employment

Liberalization

Economic Planning

Fiscal Policy

External Sector

Sectors of Economy

Infrastructure

Mains

21

November

Essay

Tourism

MSME

Test

Economic Justice

15

2019

(Test 3)

Thursday

Agriculture

   

Food Processing

Agriculture

Subsidies

PDS

Alternative future

Climate change & global warming

Renewable energy technologies

Sustainable habitats

Conservation & development

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Disaster Management

Internal security Issues

Internal Security

Cyber security

Maritime SecurityIdeologies (Terrorism, Naxalism, Extremism)

PRELIMS TEST 15

22

November

2019

Friday

Revision

Test - 3

Syllabus of Prelims test 11 to 14

Mains

Test

16

(Esse

ntial

Test)

29

November

2019

Friday

GS 4

Ethics,

Integrity,

and

Aptitude

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.

PRELIMS TEST 16

1

December

2019

Sunday

History

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(Ancient & Medieval India + Modern Indian History + Post independent India + World History) (List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Post Independent India Politics in India since independence Class XII NCERT

 

World History

Themes In World History -- Class X

India and the Contemporary World I -- Class IX

India and the Contemporary World II -- Class IX

 

CSAT TEST 4

 
 

1. Comprehension

 

2. General mental ability

 

(a)

Series completion

(b)

Coding Decoding

(c)

Blood Relations

1

(d)

Puzzle Test

(e)

Sequential Output Tracing

December

(f)

Direction Sense Test

(g)

Logical Venn diagrams

2019

(h)

Alphabet Test

Sunday

(i)

Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test

(j)

Logical Sequence of Words

 

(k)

Arithmetical Reasoning

(l)

Inserting the Missing Character

(m)

Data Sufficiency

(n)

Decision Making

(o)

Assertion and Reason

(p)

Situation Reaction Test

(q)

Verification of Truth of the Statement

 

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Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.

 

Mains

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.

 

Test

7

GS 4

17

December

Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude

(Esse

2019

ntial

Saturday

Test)

 

Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

Emotional intelligence-

concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance

 

PRELIMS TEST 17

 
 

8

 

December

2019

Indian Polity

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Monday

   

GS 4

Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and

 

Mains

15

December

Ethics,

Test

18

2019

Sunday

Integrity,

and

Aptitude

problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as

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ntial

Test)

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.

PRELIMS TEST 18

17

December

2019

Tuesday

Indian Economy

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Mains

Test

19

22

December

2019

Sunday

GS 4 Full Length

Mains

Test

20

23

December

2019

Monday

Essay

(Test 4)

PRELIMS TEST 19

25

December

Ancient & Medieval History

+

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2019

 

Art & Culture

Wednesday

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

 

PRELIMS TEST 20

 
 

29

   

December

2019

Modern Indian History

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Sunday

 

CSAT TEST 5

 
 

1. Comprehension

 
 

29

2. Logical reasoning & Analytical ability

 

December

 

(a)

Logic

(b)

Statement - Arguments

2019

(c)

Statement - Assumptions

Sunday

(d)

Statement - Courses of Action

(e)

Statement Conclusions

 

(f)

Syllogism

 

Breakthrough Tests

 
       

Art & Culture

GS 1

Art & Culture

An Introduction to Indian Art - Class XI NCERT

Mains

Modern

Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

Test

1

Indian

21

January

History

(Break

throug

2019

Wednesday

+

Art &

Modern Indian History

Living Craft Traditions of India - Chapters 9 and 10 -- Class XI NCERT

h test)

Culture

 

Modern Indian history from about the middle of the

+

eighteenth century until the

 

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World

 

present- significant events, personalities, issues

Indian Culture

History

-- Nitin

 

Singhania

+

The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

CCRT website

Post

Independent

India

Modern Indian History

Post Independent India

NCERTs

Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.

India’s

struggle for

independence

 

Bipin

World History

Chandra

History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawing of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.

Post

Independent

India

NCERT

India since

independence

Bipin

Chandra

 

(or India after Gandhi Ramachandra Guha)

World

History

NCERTs

Mastering

Modern

World History

Norman

Lowe.

 

PRELIMS TEST 21

 
 

5

 

January

2019

World Geography

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Sunday

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PRELIMS TEST 22

 
 

9

 

January

2020

Indian Geography

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Thursday

     

Indian Society

Indian

Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

Society

NCERT

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

IGNOU Material Development

IGNOU Material Sociology

Social Problems in

India Ram Ahuja.

Mains

Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.

Indian Social System Ram Ahuja

Test

11

GS 1

January

Indian

 

Current Affairs

22

Society

2020

 

(Break

throug

h test)

Saturday

+

Geography

Geography

Salient features of world's physical geography.

Geography

NCERTs

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)

Certificate

Physical

and Human

Geography

-- Goh

Cheng

Leong

Geography

of India-

Majid

Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their

Hussain

Current

Affairs

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location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

 
 

PRELIMS TEST 23

 
 

16

   

January

Revision

Syllabus of Prelims test 19 to 22

2020

Test - 4

Thursday

 
 

18

 

Mains

January

GS 1 Full Length

Test

2020

23

Saturday

 
     

Indian Art & Culture

Indian History

Mains

Test

19

Topics from World History

January

Essay

Social Issues

 

2020

(Test 5)

Indian Society

24

Sunday

Feminism

 

Gender Justice

 

Unity & Diversity

Ethics and Philosophy

 

PRELIMS TEST 24

 
 

26

 

January

 

Indian Polity

2020

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Sunday

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Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

 

Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries

NCERT

Indian Polity by Laxmikant 5th edition

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.

Public Institutions in

India-

Performance and Design Pratapa B hanu Mehta

Mains

Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.

Subhash Kashyap - Our Constitution, Our Parliament

Test

29

GS 2

Parliament and State Legislatures - structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and

Introduction to the Constitution of India - D D Basu

25

January

Polity

(Break

2020

+

issues arising out of these.

throug

h test)

Wednesday

Governance

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.

2nd ARC (6th Report - Local Governance 13th Report - Organisation Structure of Government of India)

PRS

 

Salient features of the Representation of People's Act.

PIB

Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

Three Year Action Agenda, 2017-18 to 2019-20 NITI Aayog

Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies

Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e- governance- applications, models,

WWW.INSIGHTSIAS.COM

25
25

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successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.

 

Role of civil services in a democracy.

 

PRELIMS TEST 25

 
 

1

 

February

2020

Indian Polity

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Saturday

 

PRELIMS TEST 26

 
   

Class XII NCERT -- Contemporary World Politics

International

Websites of Important organisation

 
 

6

organisation

 

February

2020

Thursday

&

Government

Schemes

Government schemes

PIB

PRS

Ministry websites

India Year book

 

CSAT TEST - 6

 
 

6

 

February

Revision test of Test 4 & Test 5 syllabus

2020

Thursday

 
 

8

   

Yojana

Mains

February

GS 2

Social Justice

Kurukshetra

2020

PRS

 
 

WWW.INSIGHTSIAS.COM

26

 

INSIGHTS INTEGRATED PRELIMS & MAINS TEST SERIES (IPM)-2020

Test

Saturday

Social

Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation

PIB

26

justice

Three Year Action Agenda, 2017-18 to 2019-20 NITI Aayog

(Break

throug

h test)

+

International

relations

 

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

International

relations

Class 12

Political

Science-

Contemporary

 

World Politics

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

India’s

Foreign Policy

Muchkund

Dubey

Challenge And

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger.

Strategy :

Rethinking

India’s

Foreign Policy

Rajiv Sikri

Ministry of

External

 

Affairs

International relations

website

India and its neighbourhood- relations.

Current

Affairs

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.

WWW.INSIGHTSIAS.COM

27
27

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PRELIMS TEST 27

 

14

   

February

Revision

Syllabus of Prelims test 24 to 26

2020

Test - 5

Thursday

 
 

15

 

Test

February

GS 2 Full Length

27

2020

Saturday

 
     

1. Ethics & Philosophy

2. Polity & Governance

Federalism

Institutions of India

Local self- government

Criminal Justice System

Judiciary

Democracy

Rights

16

Freedom of Speech

Mains

Test

February

Essay

Administrative Reforms

28

2020

Sunday

(Test 6)

3. Social Justice

Social Justice Economic -justice political Justice

 

Health

Education

Poverty & Hunger

Vulnerable Sections like women, old person and children.

4. IR

Foreign policy of India

South South Cooperation

Regional Groupings

WWW.INSIGHTSIAS.COM

28
28

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PRELIMS TEST 28

21

February

2020

Friday

Indian Economy & Agriculture

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Mains

Test

29

(Break

throug

h test)

25

February

2020

Tuesday

GS 3

Economy

+

Agriculture

Economy

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

Government Budgeting.

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.

Agriculture

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

NCERTs

Indian Economy by Ramesh Sing/Sanjiv verma/ Kapila/ Dutt & Sundaram

Economic Survey

2nd ARC (14th Report -

Strengthening Financial

Management Systems)

Yojana & Kurukshetra

Three Year

Action Agenda,

2017-18 to 2019-20 NITI Aayog

WWW.INSIGHTSIAS.COM

29
29

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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.

 

PRELIMS TEST 29

 
 

28

 

February

2020

Environment & Ecology

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Friday

 

PRELIMS TEST 30

 
 

3

 

March

2020

Science & Technology

(List of the topics and sources are given At the end)

Tuesday

Mains

Test

30

6

March

2020

GS 3

Environment

& ecology

Environment & ecology

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation,

environmental impact assessment