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General Studies Mains Test Series


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    GS Mains Test Series Timetable


    Test No. Date of Test Syllabus Covered
    Test No 01 5 Oct 2014
    • Indian Culture
    • Modern Indian History
    • The Freedom Struggle
    • Post independence consolidation and re- organization within the country
    • History of world
    Test No 02 11 Oct 2014
    • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India
    • Political Philosophies like Communism, Capitalism, socialism etc – their forms and effect on the society
    • Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization and their problems and their remedies
    • Effects of globalization on Indian society
    • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
    • 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 inflora and fauna and the effects of such changes
    Test No 03 17 Oct 2014
    • Indian Constitution
    • 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 redresseal 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.
    • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
    Test No 04 23 Oct 2014
    • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi judicial Bodies.
    • Salient features of the Representation of People's Act.
    • 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
    • Role of civil services in a democracy.
    • 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.
    Test No 05 29 Oct 2014
    • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
    • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    Test No 06 04 Nov 2014
    • 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, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
    • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
    • 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.
    Test No 07 10 Nov 2014 Mock Test on Complete Syllabus of General Studies Mains Paper I
    Test No 08 15 Nov 2014 Mock Test on Complete Syllabus of General Studies Mains Paper II
    Test No 09 20 Nov 2014 Mock Test on Complete Syllabus of General Studies Mains Paper III
    Test No 10 25 Nov 2014 Mock Test A on General Studies Mains Paper IV
    Test No 11 30 Nov 2014 Mock Test B on General Studies Mains Paper IV

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