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GS Mains Foundation 2018
GS Mains Foundation 2018
GS Mains Foundation 2018: Complete GS Mains Paper 1, 2, 3, 4 & Essay + GS Mains Test Series (20 Tests) + Ethics Test Series (5 Tests) + Essay Writing (10 Tests). Batch Starts from 6th October in Classroom & Live Online mode. Click Here for More Details & Online Admission.
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PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

  • It is not a Regular Test Series rather focus will be equally on concept building and answer writing practice.
  • The programme is designed to judge the candidates’ conceptual and interdisciplinary approach more than the factual knowledge.
  • Programme is divided as (Total 30 Tests)
    • Conceptual Tests (14 Tests): Under this paper will be conducted topic-wise. Each test will consist of 20 questions, designed to check the conceptual clarity of the aspirant.
    • Contemporary Tests (8 Tests): Under this paper will be designed purely on the contemporary issues, consisting of 20 questions. It will check the analytical ability and multi-disciplinary approach of the aspirant. The Questions will cover the Contemporary issues of past one year.
    • Mock Tests (8 Tests): Mock tests will be conducted on the line of UPSC pattern consist of Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4.
  • Answer hints are designed in three parts.
    • Key Concepts
    • Model Answer
    • Supplementary reading related to key concepts.
  • Discussion classes are designed in such a way that they can provide value addition on the other related topics of the respective test. It also includes answer writing approach for every paper.
  • One to one discussion with respective faculty after copy evaluation.
  • Answer sheets will be evaluated by the experts only.
  • Copy evaluation and feedback system is designed to provide relevant insights and feedback to each candidate as per his/her performance.
  • Copy evaluation and feedback system is designed to provide relevant insights and feedback to each candidate as per his/her performance.
  • Test will be conducted in Classroom, Online Flexi Format
  • You have to complete all Sectional Tests (Conceptual + Contemporary) before Prelims Exams.

Note: Mock Tests will be conducted after Prelims 2018.

GS Q&A 2018

  • Test Starts: 27th Aug, 2017
  • 4 Answer Writing Sessions
    including Paper 1, 2, 3, 4 & Essay
  • Number of Tests: 30 (14 Conceptual + 8 Contemporary + 8 Mock)
  • Test Timings: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • Test Discussion: After the Test
  • Fees: Rs. 22,000/- (+ GST)

PROCEDURE FOR ONLINE TEST

  • You will get a login id and a password to access your account on the website.
  • Test Paper will be available on the scheduled date in your account in PDF format.
  • Students can download the test paper, write test, scan the copy and send it to testseries@iasscore.in
  • Evaluated answer sheets with proper feedback, comment, and guidance along with the paper analysis based on difficulty level & nature of questions will be sent back to students by email within 15 days after receiving the answer sheet.
  • Detailed model answers' hints along with supplementary information on the topics asked in tests will be provided.
  • Evaluation will be based on micro-performance analysis of students.
  • Discussion will be conducted live as per the class schedule at our Delhi Center.
  • In case you miss live discussion at the scheduled time, recorded video of the discussion will be available in your account just after the discussion is over.
  • Discussion can be accessed thrice online i.e either (1 live session + 2 recorded) or three times recorded video.

FAQ related Test Series

What is the programme all about?

Mains Test Series provide platform for checking one’s preparation level as well as the status of time and speed management.

It gives aspirants an idea about writing an articulated answer in sync with the conceptual requirement of the question asked.

It consists of:

  • Conceptual Tests: 14
  • Contemporary Test: 8
  • Mock Tests: 8

Though the numbers of tests are high but it will help the aspirant in covering whole syllabus in depth alongwith contemporary issues.

How is it different from other Test Series?

The trend and pattern of questions asked in UPSC changes each year. Predictability of pattern become difficult thus one should prepare holistically for the examination. This programme has been designed to cater that. Regular Test Series is mere inclined for answer writing only, however, this test series cover both concepts + answer writing practice.

It will cover tests under different heads:

  • Conceptual Tests: Under this paper will be conducted topic-wise. Each test will consist of 20 questions, designed to check the conceptual clarity of the aspirant.
  • Contemporary Tests: Under this paper will be designed purely on the contemporary issues, consisting of 20 questions. It will check the analytical ability of the aspirant. The Questions will cover the Contemporary issues of past one year.
  • Mock Tests: Mock tests will be conducted on the line of UPSC pattern consist of Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4.

Under conceptual tests, we have divided each subject under 2-3 heads as for example in Polity and Governance the division is as follows:

  • Values in the Constitution + Other Provisions
  • Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
  • Governance and Organisations

Under the above stated heads, multi-dimensional questions mainly related to core concepts will be asked.

Similarly in Contemporary tests, the current issues of past two years in each subject will be asked.

Will the study material be provided?

Study material on the contemporary issues will be provided as supplementary. It will cover the contemporary issues of past two years.

Who can join?

It is beneficial for both the freshers and experienced as it will provide broader scope for answer writing practice with respect to both Core Conceptual as well as Contemporary part of the syllabus.

SCALE NEW HEIGHTS IN GENERAL STUDIES

The number of tests and their topics are mentioned below:

Answer Writing Sessions

Session - 1 (GS Paper 1 & 2)

Batch 1: 27 Aug, 17

Batch 2: 27 Aug, 17

Session - 2 (GS Paper 3)

Batch 1: 3 Sept, 17

Batch 2: 2 Sept, 17

Session - 3 (GS Paper 4)

Batch 1: 10 Sept, 17

Batch 2: 9 Sept, 17

Session - 4 (Essay)

Batch 1: 17 Sept, 17

Batch 2: 16 Sept, 17

Note: Some tests in classroom batch 1 & batch 2 will be conducted combined on Sunday with prior notification.

Conceptual Tests

Test 1
 
Batch 1: 24 Sep, 17
Batch 2: 23 Sep, 17
Economy (GS Mains Paper III)
 
Core Economic Developments in India
 
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Test 2
 
Batch 1: 1 Oct, 17
Batch 2: 30 Sept, 17
Polity (GS Mains Paper II)
 
Values in the Constitution
 
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Test 3
 
Batch 1: 8 Oct, 17
Batch 2: 7 Oct, 17
Culture (GS Mains Paper I)
 
Indian Culture
 
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Test 4
 
Batch 1: 15 Oct, 17
Batch 2: 14 Oct, 17
Geography (GS Mains Paper I)
 
Physical Geography (World and India)
 
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Test 5
 
Batch 1: 22 Oct, 17
Batch 2: 21 Oct, 17
Ethics (GS Mains Paper IV)
 
Ethics and Human Values + Case Studies
 
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Test 6
 
Batch 1: 29 Oct, 17
Batch 2: 28 Oct, 17
History (GS Mains Paper I)
 
Modern History + Post Independence India
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Test 7
 
Batch 1: 5 Nov, 17
Batch 2: 4 Nov, 17
Science and Environment (GS Mains Paper III)
Environment + Science n Tech
 
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Test 8
 
Batch 1: 12 Nov, 17
Batch 2: 11 Nov, 17
History (GS Mains Paper I)
 
World History
 
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Test 9
 
Batch 1: 19 Nov, 17
Batch 2: 18 Nov, 17
Governance (GS Mains Paper II)
 
Governance and Organisations
 
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Test 10
 
Batch 1: 26 Nov, 17
Batch 2: 25 Nov, 17
Society (GS Mains Paper I)
 
Indian Society features and Social Justice
 
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Test 11
 
Batch 1: 3 Dec, 17
Batch 2: 2 Dec, 17
Economy (GS Mains Paper III)
 
Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Industry and Services
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Test 12
 
Batch 1: 10 Dec, 17
Batch 2: 9 Dec, 17
Geography (GS Mains Paper I)
 
Economic Geography + Human Geography + Resources
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Test 13
 
Batch 1: 17 Dec, 17
Batch 2: 16 Dec, 17
Polity (GS Mains Paper II)
 
Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
 
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Test 14
 
Batch 1: 24 Dec, 17
Batch 2: 23 Dec, 17
Ethics (GS Mains Paper IV)
 
Ethics and Government + Case Studies
 
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Contemporary Test

Test 15
 
Batch 1: 7 Jan, 18
Batch 2: 6 Jan, 18
GS Mains Paper I
 
Social Issues in News
 
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Test 16
 
Batch 1: 14 Jan, 18
Batch 2: 13 Jan, 18
GS Mains Paper II
 
Political and Governance Issues in News
 
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Test 17
 
Batch 1: 21 Jan, 18
Batch 2: 20 Jan, 18
GS Mains Paper II
 
India and Neighbours + Asian Nations
 
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Test 18
 
Batch 1: 28 Jan, 18
Batch 2: 27 Jan, 18
GS Mains Paper II
 
India’s relation with major powers + International Organisations
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Test 19
 
Batch 1: 4 Feb, 18
Batch 2: 3 Feb, 18
GS Mains Paper III
 
Internal Security and Disaster Management Issues in News
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Test 20
 
Batch 1: 11 Feb, 18
Batch 2: 10 Feb, 18
GS Mains Paper III
 
Environmental and Science Issues in news
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Test 21
 
Batch 1: 18 Feb, 18
Batch 2: 17 Feb, 18
GS Mains Paper III
 
Economic Issues in news
 
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Test 22
 
Batch 1: 25 Feb, 18
Batch 2: 24 Feb, 18
GS Mains Paper IV
 
Applied Ethics + Case studies
 
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Mock Test (After Prelims)

Test 23: Mock Test-1

Mock Paper 1

Test 24: Mock Test-2

Mock Paper 2

Test 25: Mock Test-3

Mock Paper 3

Test 26: Mock Test-4

Mock Paper 4

Test 27: Mock Test-5

Mock Paper 1

Test 28: Mock Test-6

Mock Paper 2

Test 29: Mock Test-7

Mock Paper 3

Test 30: Mock Test-8

Mock Paper 4

Online-Classroom Flexi Format

  • Flexible module for aspirants joining classroom test or online test.
  • Tests can be taken after the schedule date too.
  • Classroom students can write the test on every any day between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.at our centre after the scheduled date.
  • Discussion video access will be provided to them on the website.
  • Online students, if in Delhi, can write the test at our centre and attend the discussion session.
  • Integrated ranking can only be provided for the top 100 students among those, who take test on the schedule date.
  • Evaluated test paper will be given back within 15 days of receiving the test.
  • Toppers' softcopy will be provided in your account on our website.

Courses & Fee Details

Programme Name Amount
IAS Mains 2018 GS Q&A (Classroom): Batch 2 Rs. 22,000/- (+ GST)
IAS Mains 2018 GS Q&A (Classroom): Batch 1 - Admission Closed (Seats Full) Rs. 22,000/- (+ GST)
IAS Mains 2018 GS Q&A (Online) Rs. 22,000/- (+ GST)
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