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Key Features:

  • Daily & Weekly Answer Writing Program
  • Daily Practice of 4Qs from Monday to Friday or 20Qs Practice on Saturday
  • Detailed discussion of all 20Qs & approach to answer writing to score high marks with value additions will be held on every Saturday
  • UPSC oriented & relevant Model answers of all Questions will be provided
  • Questions contains mix of static and contemporary topics on lines of
    ➢ UPSC previous year questions
    ➢ Current issues,
    ➢ Yojana & Kurukshetra, PIB & Sansad TV will be given more importance
  • High Quality Evaluation & Feedback on scientific lines by experts within a week
  • Personal mentorship will be provided
  • Subject or Topic wise preparation with In-depth analytical questions with detailed solutions
  • Complete comprehensive coverage of entire GS Mains syllabus






Oct 2nd to 8th

 Polity ( GS-2 )

  • Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these.
  • Salient Features of the Representation of People’s Act.


Oct 9th to 13th

  Polity ( GS-2 )

  • 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.
  • Separation of Powers between various organs Dispute Redressal Mechanisms and Institutions


Oct 16th to 20th 

 Economy ( GS-3 )

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.
  • Inclusive Growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting.


Oct 23rd to 27th

 Economy ( GS-3 )

  • 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.


Oct 30th to Nov 3rd

 Modern India ( GS-1 )

  • Modern Indian History from about the middle of the eighteenth century — significant events, personalities, issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.


Nov 6th to 10th

Polity ( GS-2 )

  • Indian Constitution—Historical Underpinnings, Evolution, Features, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.
  • Comparison of the Indian Constitutional Scheme with that of Other Countries


Nov 13th to 17th

 Polity  ( GS-2 )

  • 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.


Nov 18th

 Essay – 1

  • Indian Polity
  • Indian History
  • Indian Economy
  • Philosophical Topics


Nov 20th to 24th

Art & Culture ( GS-1 )

  • Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.


Nov 27th to Dec 1st  

 Agriculture ( GS-3 )

  • 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


Dec 4th to 8th 

 Social issues ( GS-1 )

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.


Dec 11th to 15th

 Polity ( GS-2 )

  • Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  •  Statutory, Regulatory, and various Quasi-judicial Bodies


Dec 18th to 22nd

 Governance ( GS-2 )

  • 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.


Dec 25th to 29th

Governance ( GS-2 )

  • 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.


Dec 30th

 Essay – 2

  • Governance & Social Justice
  • Social Issues
  • Art & Culture
  • Philosophical Topics


Jan 1st to 5th

 Ethics ( GS-4 )

  • 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.
  • Case studies on above issues


Jan 8th to 12th

 Ethics ( GS-4 )

  • Attitude: Content, Structure, Function; its Influence and Relation with Thought and Behavior; 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
  • Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World.


Jan 15th to 19th

 Science and technology ( GS-3 )

  • 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.


Jan 22nd to 26th

 Ethics ( GS-4

  • 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.


Jan 29th to Jan 31st 

Disaster management ( GS-3 )

  •  Disaster and Disaster Management.


Feb 1st – 5th

 Internal security ( GS-3 )

  • 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.


Feb 6th  

Essay – 3

  • Ethics & Philosophy
  • Science & Technology
  • Disaster Management & Internal Security


Feb 8th – 12th

 Post independence +  World History ( GS-1 )

  • Post-independence Consolidation and Reorganization within the country.
  • History of the World will 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.


Feb 13th – 17th

 World Physical Geography ( GS-1 )

  • Salient features of World’s Physical Geography.
  • 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.


Feb 19th – 23rd  

Environment and Ecology ( GS-3 )

  • Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment


Feb 25th – Feb 29th   

Human & Economic Geography ( GS-1 )

  • 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).


March 2nd – 6th  

 International Relations ( GS-2 )

  • 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.


March 7th  

Essay – 4

  • Geography
  • Environment & Ecology
  • International Relations
  • Philosophical Topics


March 9th

GS – 1

Full Syllabus


March 10th

GS – 2

Full Syllabus


March 11th

GS -3

Full Syllabus


March 12th

GS – 4

Full Syllabus


March 13th


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