The Prelims Paper requires an aspirant to choose the correct answer from the codes given and generally the statements and codes are confusing in nature rather than providing an easy access to the correct answer.
Further the negative marking is present, thus an aspirant cannot just circle in OMR sheet by a fluke.
The Pattern of Prelims paper is also changing from being conceptual to current affairs to being factual. Similarly the weightage of subjects change every year.
Thus according to this year Prelims Paper, we have come up with revamped format of Prelims Test Series which covers Sub-sectional Tests + Sectional Tests + CSAT Tests + Current Affairs Tests + Mock tests.
This will help the aspirant in covering each and every subject in detail.
The programme has been designed to cover:
- Sub-sectional Tests: Under this each subject will be divided in sub-topics to bring more depth in preparation. These tests will be of 50 questions each.
- CSAT Tests: Under this three tests on Reasoning, Comprehension & GMA, respectively will be held. Each test will consist of 50 questions.
- Sectional Tests: Under this each subject mentioned in the UPSC syllabus will be catered and each test will consist of 100 questions each.
- Current Affairs: Month-wise current affairs tests will be conducted, each test will consist of 75 questions.
- Mock Tests: Mock tests will be conducted on the line of UPSC pattern consist of Paper 1 and Paper 2.
It will cover each subject in detail for example, the geography tests (sub-sectional) have been divided as:
(a) Geomorphology + Indian Physical Geography
(b) Climatology + Oceanography + Water resources
(c) Biogeography + Land + Forest + Agriculture
(d) Mineral + Energy + Transport + Industry
(e) Demography + Human Geography + Census
The questions will be designed to cover maximum of the concepts.
Similarly it will cover monthly current affairs tests.
The study material will be provided on following topics:
- Natural Resources
- Demography and Census
- Industry & Transport
- Indian culture
- Environmental Issues
- Socio-Economic Development
- National institutions
- Economic Survey, Budget
- India Year Book
- Rural and Urban Development