It is a programme that helps you to cover complete GS Mains through Practice & Assessment.
It is not a Regular Test Series rather focus will be equally on concept building and answer writing practice.
Programme is divided as Conceptual Tests + Applied GS Tests + Mock Tests
Tests are designed on two levels: a. L1: Basic concepts b. L2: Advance level
Answer hints are designed in three parts a. Model Approach b. Model Hints c. Supplementary Notes
Supplementary questions in form of Home assignments with Discussion (coverage of other important topics) for Answer Writing Improvement will be provided.
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.
Answer sheets will be evaluated by the experts only.
One on One discussion with respective faculty after copy evaluation.
Copy evaluation and feedback system has been designed to provide relevant insights and feedback to each candidate as per his/her performance.
Test will be conducted in Classroom, Online and Flexi Format.
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.
Though the numbers of tests are high but it will help the aspirant in covering whole syllabus in depth alongwith inter-disciplinary approach.
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:
Under the above stated heads, multi-dimensional questions mainly related to core concepts will be asked.
Study material on the Applied Topics will be provided as supplementary to the Test Series.
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.
|Test No||Test Date||Test Topics||Downloads|
|Test-1||12th Aug, 2018||Physical Geography (World and India)|
|Test-2||25th Aug, 2018||Core Economic Developments in India|
|Test-3||9th Sept, 2018||Indian Culture|
|Test-4||22nd Sept, 2018||Essay Mock Test|
|Test-5||23rd Sept, 2018||Indian Society Features and Social Justice|
|Test-6||7th Oct, 2018||Values in the Constitution|
|Test-7||21st Oct, 2018||Governance & Organisations|
|Test-8||4th Nov, 2018||Ethics And Human Values + Case Studies|
|Test-9||17th Nov, 2018||Ethics Case Study Test|
|Test-10||18th Nov, 2018||Modern History + Post Independence India|
|Test-11||2nd Dec, 2018||Economic Geography + Human Geography + Resources|
|Test-12||16th Dec, 2018||Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Industry and Services|
|Test-13||29th Dec, 2018||Essay Mock Test|
|Test-14||30th Dec, 2018||World History|
|Test-15||13th Jan, 2019||Executive, Legislature and Judiciary|
|Test-16||27th Jan, 2019||Environment + Science & Tech|
|Test-17||9th Feb, 2018||Essay Mock Test|
|Test-18||10th Feb, 2019||Ethics & Government + Case Studies|
|Test No.||Test Date||Test Topics|
|Test-19||17th Feb, 2019||Political & Governance Issues|
|Test-20||24th Feb, 2019||Social Issues|
|Test-21||3rd Mar, 2019||International Relations + Internal Security|
|Test-22||10th Mar, 2019||Environmental & Science Issues + Disaster Management Issues|
|Test-23||17th Mar, 2019||Economic Issues|
|Test-24||Mock Paper 1|
|Test-25||Mock Paper 2|
|Test-26||Mock Paper 3|
|Test-27||Mock Paper 4|
|Test-28||Mock Paper 1|
|Test-29||Mock Paper 2|
|Test-30||Mock Paper 3|
|Test-31||Mock Paper 4|
In UPSC Mains Examination, there are generally two types of questions asked:
There are many micro-topics that lies in the periphery of core syllabus mentioned by UPSC. Thus, Applied GS Tests aim at checking the inter-disciplinary approach of the candidate. Example:
Thus poverty can be linked to different approaches while framing questions. Applied GS Tests will follow this approach to increase Thinking & Analytical Skill of the candidates.
|1.||Content||Used to evaluate the degree of a student’s knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts|
|2.||Articulation||Used to evaluate the flow of the answer while moving from one point to other, with proper introduction to conclusion.|
|3.||Originality / Substantiation||Used to evaluate whether student has been able to substantiate or justify the point through case studies or examples.|
|4.||Clarity in Expression||To develop the coherency and clarity in expression of answer.|
Knowledge of the concept asked
Clarity in expression to deliver the demand of the question in a focused manner
Ability to connect one aspect to another
Able to answer all the sub-parts
Substantiate through facts, data, figures
Place correct examples & case studies to justify your points
Maintaining an incremental upward performance
Maintaining a discipline to write tests in regular interval
Fee: Rs. 25,000/- (+ GST)