1 SHANKAR IAS ACADEMY The Best IAS Academy in South India SINCE 2004 INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES Admission Opens on Fees for General Studies and CSAT Test Batches General Studies CSAT Total New Students Rs. 5,000/- Rs. 2,000/- Rs. 7,000/- Old Students Rs. 4,000/- Rs. 1,500/- Rs. 5,500/- Discussion will be held after the test. Systematically Scheduled, Scientifically Analysed, Thought lgniting Test Series in tune with the dynamics of UPSC.
2 SHANKAR IAS ACADEMY The Best IAS Academy in South India SINCE 2004 UPSC PRELIMINARY 2015 TEST SCHEDULE TEST TIMING : PM PM, DISCUSSION TIMING : PM PM TEST DATE SUBJECT TOPICS GEOGRAPHY - I GEOMORPHOLOGY & OCEANOGRAPHY 1. Origin of universe, 2. Evolution of earth, 3. Earth s structure, 4. Volcanoes and earthquakes 5. Continents and Ocean Basins, 6. Earth movement, 7. Mountains, Plateaus, Plains and Lakes, 8. Rocks, Soils and Minerals, 9. Drainage System and Pattern, 10. Landforms (wind, coastal, glacier, fluvial, ground water), 11. Relief of ocean Basin, 12. Temperature and salinity, 13. Ocean deposits, 14. Ocean tides and currents, 15. Coral reefs, 16. Marine Resources ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY 1. Pre History, 2. Indus Valley Civilization, 3. Vedic Period (early & later vedic), 4. Mahajanapadas, 5. Mauryan Period, 6. Dark age ( 300 BC to 300 AD), 7. Gupta Period, 8. Post Gupta period till Harsha Vardhana, 9.Ancient Indian religion and philosophy (Buddhism, Jainism and others, 6 philosophical schools), 10. Early Medieval India (including Cholas), 11. Delhi Sultanate, 12. Regional Kingdoms of 14th and 15th Century (including Bahamani and Vijayanagar), 13.Mughals, 14. Marathas and Administration, 15. Art and Culture GEOGRAPHY - II CLIMATOLOGY & CLIMATIC REGIONS 1. Structure and composition of atmosphere, 2. Insolation and Heat Budget, 3. Temperature and its distribution, 4. Atmospheric pressure and its circulation, 5. Wind system, 6. Humidity and precipitation, 7. Air mass, frontogenesis and cyclones, 8. World Climatic Regions (Location, distribution, climate, vegetation, wildlife, people, economic activities)
3 INDIA YEAR BOOK, CURRENT AFFAIRS AND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - I INDIA YEAR BOOK 1. Land and people, 2. National symbols, 3. Agriculture, 4. Culture and Tourism, 5.Commerce, 6. Communication and IT, 7. Defence, 8. Education, 9. Energy, 10.Environment, 11.International organizations United Nations (Organs, Agencies, Programmes, and Funds), 12. Current Affairs (2014) June, July, August, September, 13. Science and technology Biotechnology, Nuclear Technology, Space Technology MODERN INDIA I GEOGRAPHY - III MODERN INDIA II MODERN INDIA I 1. Arrival of Europeans, 2. Early English wars Carnatic, Plassey, Buxar, 3. Early structure of British Empire Constitutional Development from ( ), Maratha Wars, Mysore wars and Governor generals From Robert Clive to Lord Dalhousie their Administration, reforms etc.), 4. Administration During Company period, Education policy, Famine policy, Press regulation etc., 5. Tribal and Peasant Uprisings till 1857, 6. Revolt of 1857, 7. Socio Religious Reform Movement (Entirely) GEOGRAPHY - III 1. Geological structure, 2. Physiography, 3. Drainage, 4.Climate 5.Natural Vegetation and Wildlife, 6. Soils, 7. Population (compositions, settlements, migration), 8. Resources, 9. Irrigation and agriculture, 10. Industries, 11. Transport and Trade. MODERN INDIA II 1. Pre Congress political parties, Indian National Congress Early Leaders and their Contributions, 2. Phase of Moderates and Extremists, 3. Swadeshi National Movement, 4. Split in Congress, 5. Period of Revolutionary Movement, 6. Arrival of Gandhi, his early successes in South Africa, his Early experiment in India, 7. Noncooperation movement and Temple entry movements, 8. Period of Changers and No-Changers, 9. Civil Disobedience Movement, 10. Developments to Government of India Act 1935 (Simon Commission, Round Table Congress, Poona pact), Election and Formation of Congress Ministries in Province, 12. Transfer of power issue from , 13. Rise of capitalist, Rise of trade Union Movements, 14. Communalism, Other Political Parties during National Movement, 15. Art and Culture
4 INDIA YEAR BOOK, CURRENT AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION AND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY II INDIA YEAR 1. Finance, 2. Corporate Affairs, 3. Food and Civil supplies, 4. Health and Family welfare, 5. Housing, 6. India and World, 7. Industry, 8. Justice and Law, 9. Labour, 10. Mass Communications, 11. International organizations Regional Organizations and Nuclear Organizations, Treaties and conventions, 12. Current Affairs October, November, December, January (2015), 13. Science and technology-defence, ICT, Nano Technology ENVIRONMENT - I INDIAN ECONOMY I ENVIRONMENT - II ENVIRONMENT - I 1. Ecology, 2. Ecosystem Types and Functions, 3. Environment Impact Assessment, 4. Biodiversity concepts, 5. Indian Biodiversity Flora and Fauna (both terrestrial and aquatic), 6. Conservation and Initiatives INDIAN ECONOMY I 1. National Income, 2. Growth and Development, 3. Public Finance, 4. Money and Inflation ENVIRONMENT - II 1. Climate Change Concepts, Causes, Effects, Mitigation strategies, 2. India and its Climate Change, 3. Environment organizations, Treaties, Conventions and Summits, 4. Agriculture in Environment perspective, 5. Environmental Governance (Institutions,Acts, Policies), 6. Impact of Environment issues on Health of Organisms, 7. Pollution INDIA YEAR BOOK, CURRENT AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION AND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - III INDIA YEAR 1. Planning, 2. Rural and Urban Development, 3. Scientific and technological Development 4. Transport, 5. Water Resources, 6. Welfare, 7. Youth affairs and sports, 8. States and Union Territories, 9. International organizations-ideological and political organizations, Financial and Trade organizations and cultural and religious organizations, 10. Science and Technology General science and recent developments, 11. Current Affairs (2015) February, March, April, May
5 INDIAN ECONOMY II INDIAN POLITY I INDIAN ECONOMY III INDIAN POLITY II INDIAN POLITY III INDIAN ECONOMY II 1. Banking, 2. Money Market, 3. External sector, 4. Planning INDIAN POLITY I 1. Historical Background, 2. Salient Feature of Indian constitution, 3. Preamble, 4. Citizenship, 5. Fundamental Rights, 6. Directive Principles of State Policy, 7. Fundamental Duties INDIAN ECONOMY III 1. Agricultural, 2. Industry, 3. Infrastructure, 4. Service Sector, 5. Social Sector, 6. Contemporary Economic Issues in India and World INDIAN POLITY II 1. The Union, 2. The States, 3. The Union Territories, 4. The scheduled and Tribal Areas, 5. Relations between the Union and the States, 6. Emergency Provisions, 7. Amendment of the Constitution INDIAN POLITY III 1. The Panchayats, 2. The Municipalities, 3. Indian Judiciary, 4. Tribunals, 5. Elections 6. Languages 7. Constitutional and extra constitutional bodies, 8. Rights issues, 9. Public policy
6 UPSC GS MOCK TEST TEST TIMING : 9.30 AM 4.30 PM TEST DATE SUBJECT TOPICS MOCK TEST I Complete Syllabus MOCK TEST II Complete Syllabus MOCK TEST III Complete Syllabus
7 SHANKAR IAS ACADEMY The Best IAS Academy in South India SINCE 2004 UPSC PRELIMINARY CSAT TEST SCHEDULE TEST TIMING : PM PM, DISCUSSION TIMING : PM PM TEST DATE SUBJECT TOPICS READING COMPREHENSION & QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 1. Numbers, 2. Ratio and proportion, 3. Percentage, 4. Profit, loss and Discount, 5. Interest Calculation, 6. Time speed and distance, 7. Partnership, 8. Data Interpretation, 9. Reading Comprehension READING COMPREHENSION & REASONING 1. Blood Relations, 2. Directions, 3. Sequence, 4. Series, 5. Syllogisms, 6. Clocks and Calendars, 7. Visual Reasoning, 8. Reading Comprehension READING & QUANTITATIVE 1. Time and work, 2. Average, 3. Mixtures & Alligations, 4. Permutations and combinations, 5. Equations, 6. Probability, 7. Mensuration, 8. Data Sufficiency, 9. Reading Comprehension READING COMPREHENSION & REASONING 1. Analytical Reasoning, 2. Cubes and Dice, 3. Arithmetic Reasoning, 4. Coding/Decoding, 5. Seating Arrangement, 6. Analogy, 7. Other Logic Tests, 8. Reading Comprehension CSAT FULL TEST - I COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST- II COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST- III COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST- IV COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST- V COMPLETE SYLLABUS
8 CSAT FULL TEST- VI COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST- VII COMPLETE SYLLABUS CSAT FULL TEST - VIII COMPLETE SYLLABUS UPSC CSAT MOCK TEST TEST TIMING : 9.30 AM 4.30 PM TEST DATE SUBJECT TOPICS MOCK TEST I Complete Syllabus MOCK TEST II Complete Syllabus MOCK TEST III Complete Syllabus