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.
- Conceptual Tests: 18
- Applied GS Tests: 5
- Mock Tests: 8
Though the numbers of tests are high but it will help the aspirant in covering whole syllabus in depth alongwith inter-disciplinary approach.
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.
Applied GS: Under this paper will be designed purely on the Applied Topics, consisting of 20 questions. It will check the analytical ability of the aspirant.
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:
- a) Values in the Constitution + Other Provisions
- b) Executive, Legislature and Judiciary
- c) Governance and Organizations
Under the above stated heads, multi-dimensional questions mainly related to core concepts will be asked.
Will study material be provided?
Study material on the Applied Topics will be provided as supplementary to the Test Series.
Who can join?
It is beneficial for both the fresher's and experienced as it will provide broader scope for answer writing practice with respect to both Core Conceptual as well as inter-disciplinary approach of the syllabus.