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Study Plan

MONTHLY MODULES SCHEDULED DATE STUDY MATERIALS MONTHLY ONLINE TEST SERIES General Studies Main (GSM)

General Studies Preliminary (GSP) Bridge Course Modules-1 Sep 2013

Aptitude Test Preliminary (ATP) 20th Aug 2013 GSP-1

Foundation Modules GSM-1 Prelim Test Series 1 Modules-2 Oct 2013 GSP-2 ATP-2 GSM-2 Prelim Test Series 2 Modules-3 Nov 2013 GSP-3 ATP-3 GSM-3 Prelim Test Series 3 Modules-4 Dec 2013 GSP-4 ATP-4 GSM-4 Prelim Test Series 4 Main Self Test -1 Modules-5 Jan 2014 GSP-5 ATP-5 GSM-5 Prelim Test Series 5 Modules-6 Feb 2014 GSP-6 ATP-6 GSM-6 Prelim Test Series 6 Modules-7 Mar 2014 GSP-7 ATP-7 GSM-7 Prelim Test Series 7 Modules-8 Apr 2014 GSP-8 ATP-8 GSM-8 Prelim Test Series 8 Main Self Test -2 Modules-9 May 2014 GSP-9 ATP-9 GSM-9 Prelim Test Series 9 Modules-10 Jun 2014 GSP-10 ATP-10 GSM-10 Prelim Test Series 10 Modules-11 + Full Jul 2014 All modules of GSM-11 Prelim Full Tests Test-1 GSP + ATP 1 Modules-12 + Full Jul 2014 All modules of GSM-12 Prelim Full Tests Test-2 GSP + ATP 2 Main Self Test -3 Study Holidays Aug 2014 UPSC Prelim 2014 Exam Modules-13 Sep 2014 UPSC Prelim 2014 GSM-13 Question Paper Discussion Modules-14 Sep 2014 GSM-14 Modules-15 Oct 2014 GSM-15 Modules-16 Oct 2014 GSM-16 Main Self Test -4 ATP-1

Chapters treated in Monthly Modules


MODULES Bridge Course GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMINARY (GSP) APTITUDE TEST GENERAL STUDIES MAIN PRELIMINARY (ATP) (GSM) (Foundation Modules) Current Events From Jan 2013 to Jun 2013 Approach to exam Logical reasoning and Indian Heritage and Culture analytical ability Verbal-1 Non-verbal-1 General mental ability Section-1 Data interpretation Tables English language comprehension skills Comprehension

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Indian History Pre historic Period, Indus valley civilization, Vedic Period, Mahajanapadas, Sangam Age Religious Reform Movements Geography (India and World) Physical Geography of world Astronomy Indian polity and governance Constitutional Developments, The Preamble and its salient features, Citizenship, States Economic and social development: National Income Science Human Physiology CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: July-2013 Indian History Mauryas and Post-Maurya Gupta and Post Gupta Small Kingdoms Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Physical Settings and Physiography & Drainage Indian polity and governance Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Economic and social development: Planning Reforms Science Nutrition CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Aug-2013 Indian History Advent of Muslims & conditions of India Sultanate Mughal Empire and its decline

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-2 Non-verbal-2 General mental ability Section-2 Data interpretation Tables English language comprehension skills Comprehension

Modern Indian History

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-3 Non-verbal-3 General mental ability

World History

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Maratha Vijaya nagara and Bhamini kingdoms Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Climate Indian polity and governance Directive Principles of State Policy Economic and social development: Money banking Public finances Science Diseases CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Sep-2013 Indian History Later Mughals and conditions of India, Advent of Europeans and British conquest, Religious and Social Reform movements British Reform, Policies and viceroys Revolt of 1857 and Post revolt changes Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Soils and Natural Vegetation & Forest Indian polity and governance Union Government: Executive and Legislature Economic and social development: Employment Science Cytology CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Oct -2013 Indian History National Movement (Pre congress period) National Movement (Period of moderates) Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Wildlife, National Park, Biosphere Indian polity and governance State Government: Executive and Legislature

Section-3 Basic numeracy Algebra Data interpretation Charts English language comprehension skills Comprehension

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-4 Non-verbal-4 General mental ability Section-4 Basic numeracy Algebra Data interpretation Charts English language comprehension skills Comprehension

Indian society

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-5 Non-verbal-5 General mental ability Section-5 Basic numeracy Handling Data Data interpretation Graphs English language comprehension skills Comprehension

Indian Geography

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Economic and social development: Poverty Science Genetics CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Nov -2013 Indian History NATIONAL MOVEMENT: Growth of Militant Nationalism ( 1905 1918 ) Geography (India and World) Human Geography of world Indian polity and governance Local Governments: Panchayati Raj, Municipal Institution Economic and social development: Inclusion Science Botany (Plant System) CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Dec -2013 Indian History NATIONAL MOVEMENT: Era of Mass Nationalism (1919 1935) Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Population, Settlements, Demography Indian polity and governance Judiciary: Supreme Court, High court and District courts Economic and social development: demographics Science Mechanics and sound waves Optics and Electromagnetic waves CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Jan -2013

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-6 Non-verbal-6 General mental ability Section-6 Basic numeracy Handling Data Data interpretation Graphs English language comprehension skills Comprehension

World Geography

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-7 Non-verbal-7 General mental ability Section-7 Basic numeracy Measures Data interpretation Diagrams English language comprehension skills Comprehension

Environment, Disaster Management and Bio diversity

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Indian History NATIONAL MOVEMENT: Towards Freedom and Partition (1935 1947) Geography (India and

Logical reasoning and analytical ability Verbal-8 Non-verbal-8 General mental ability Section-8 Basic numeracy

Indian Constitution and Polity

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World) Indian Geography: Resources (Forest, Water, Minerals, Energy) Indian polity and governance Center state relations, Inter-state council meetings, and Emergency provisions Public services, Planning commission, Election commission, Finance commissions. Economic and social development: Social sector initiatives and Development Programmes Science Magnetism and Electricity Heat and Thermo Dynamics Nuclear Physics CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Feb -2013 Indian History Tribal and Peasant Movements, Development of Education, Indian Press, etc Geography (India and World) Indian Geography: Agriculture, Industry, Power, Transport, Communication, Pipeline, Trade, Indian polity and governance Amendments, Schedules, Economic and social development: Exports and Imports; Foreign trade and International Agencies Science Physical Chemistry (Periodic Table, Structure of Atom, Nature of matter) Inorganic chemistry (Metals & non metals, Acids and bases, Oxidation and reductions) Organic chemistry (Hydrocarbons) CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK:

Measures Data interpretation Diagrams English language comprehension skills Paragraph Comprehension Decision making and problem solving Interpersonal skills including communication skills

Logical reasoning and Science and Technology analytical ability Verbal-9 Non-verbal-9 General mental ability Section-9 Basic numeracy Shapes and Spaces Data interpretation Data sufficiency Decision making and problem solving Interpersonal skills including communication skills

Mar -2014

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Indian History Contemporary History of India till 1960 Geography (India and World) Environmental Geography and Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity Climate change Environmental issues, ecological preservation, conservation of natural resources and national heritage of India Indian polity and governance Public policy; Issues relating to good governance and accountability; Issues relating to the maintenance of human rights; All issues such as constitutional, legal, administrative and other issues emerging from the politico-administrative system prevalent in the country. Economic and social development: Economic growth and Sustainable development Science Bio Chemistry (Food, Agriculture, Polymers & plastics) Applied chemistry (Industrial, Nuclear, Medical, Environmental) CURRENT AFFAIRS and GK: Apr -2014 Full Test-1 May 2014 Full Test-2 Jun 2014

Logical reasoning and Indian Economy analytical ability Verbal-10 Non-verbal-10 General mental ability Section-10 Basic numeracy Shapes and Spaces Data interpretation Data sufficiency Decision making and problem solving Interpersonal skills including communication skills

Social Justice and Governance International relations

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Preliminary Programme Ends. Jul 2014 Aug 2014 Sep 2014 Oct 2014

Security Ethics Aptitude Integrity