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INNOVATIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM™

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Under the Guidance of Ajay Kumar Singh (B. Tech. IIT Roorkee, Director & Founder : Vision IAS)

ENGLISH MEDIUM
All INDIA GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS TEST SERIES 2016: STARTING – 19 JANUARY, 2016
25 TESTS (17 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length Test)
Current Affairs (free) + Value Addition Material + Supplementary Material): Soft Copy Only
- Team Vision IAS

(Experts Support: Telephonic Discussion / Email Interaction)
Program Objective:

This is a comprehensive and intensive ‘interactive’ program focusing on sincere IAS Aspirants who will appear in Civil Service Exam 2016. Our experts provide step
by step guidance to aspirants for understanding the concepts of General Studies and preparing them for scoring good marks.

Approach & Strategy:

Our simple, practical and focused approach will help aspirants understand the demand of UPSC exam effectively. Our strategy is to constantly innovate to keep the
preparation process dynamic and give personalized attention to individual aspirants based on factors like core competence, availability of time and resource and
the requirements of Civil Service Exam. Our Interactive Learning approach (Email / Telephonic Discussion: Experts with Aspirants) will continuously improve
aspirant’s performance and move their preparation in the right direction.

Number of Mock Tests: 25 (17 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length test)
Fee:

Rs 9405 (Course fee) + Rs 1595 (Including All Tax) = Rs 11,000 (Total Course Fee)

MODULE NUMBER: 1283

Nature:

Flexible -Date of Mock Test: Reschedule on` the demand of the aspirants. (POSTPONE, BUT NOT PREPONE)

What you will get:



Login id & Password for performance analysis of aspirants (Innovative Assessment System including POST TEST ANALYSIS)
25 Mock Test Papers & Answer Explanations
Analysis of Mock Test papers based on difficulty level & nature of questions.
Comprehensive analysis of previous year question Papers.
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nic. Direct and Representative. 2016 Syllabus Indian Constitution & Political System ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ JANUARY 29.The Hindu . Local Urban Government Judiciary: Supreme Court. CONTENT & REFERENCE TEST No.Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu . Disqualification and Vacation of Seats.PIB : www. Central Council of Ministers.SCHEDULE.nic.com/#!/visionias . Evolution & Making of the Constitution. Parliamentary & Presidential.Yojana .Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap .Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu .PIB : www.visionias.wordpress. Budget. Subordinate Courts Structure. A topic may have more subtopics) * Questions under current affairs will cover important national and international issues for last one year ♦ Test 2 [1714] Topics covered Primary (Essential) News Paper / Magazines/ website 3 © VISION IAS www. Parliament State Government: Governor. Vice President.pib. Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights. Features. Houses: Their Working. Legislative Procedures in Parliament.Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth . Committees of Parliament.pib. however. Parliamentary Forums Governor Chief Minister State Council of Minister State Legislature Indian Federalism Centre State Relations Emergency Provisions Panchayati Raj . Ministries and Departments ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Secondary (Additional) News Paper / Magazines/ website Primary (Essential) References Secondary (Additional) References Political systems: Democratic & NonDemocratic. The House of People. State Council of Ministers. Prime minister. Powers and Functions of Parliament: Its Role. Unitary & Federal. Chief Minister. Constitutionalism Historical Underpinnings Evolution & Making of the Constitution Features and Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights Directive Principles Fundamental Duties Amendment of Constitution . Test 1 [1713] Date of Mock Test JANUARY 19. it is not exhaustive.in .Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth .11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work . 2016 ♦ Political systems: concepts.The Indian Express President Vice President Prime minister Central Council of Ministers and Cabinet committees Parliament: The Council of States. Republic and Monarchy etc.Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap .Yojana .11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work . Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties Amendment of Constitution + Current Affairs (March-2015) Working of Indian Constitution and System of the government ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Central Government: President. High Courts.in www.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. forms and types Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings. organization and functioning of the Executive.The Indian Express (The list is indicative to help students. Presiding Officers of Parliament.Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics . State Legislature Indian Federalism and Centre-State Relations Emergency Provisions Local Government: Panchayati Raj.The Hindu .in .visionias.

RTI.in www. Political Reform etc. organization and functioning of the Executive. Political Reform ♦ Provisions related to Language etc. e-Governance ♦ National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Transparency & Accountability Non-Constitutional Bodies . SHRC.Reforms: Police Reform. . NALSA etc. Ministries and Departments of the Government. Administrative Reform. NCPCR etc.Class 12th NCERT: Politics in India since Independence . CVC.PIB : www. People participation ♦ Reforms: Police Reform. ♦ 4 © VISION IAS www.Good Governance. ♦ Social Audit ♦ Public Policy: Making. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption ♦ Civil Society.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.nic.visionias. .Governance in India by M Laxmikanth . ADRs.in Representation of People's Act ♦ Working of the political system since independence Governance ♦ Good Governance ♦ e-Governance ♦ Transparency & Accountability ♦ RTI.The Indian Express .Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth . ♦ Rights and Liabilities of the government Social Audit ♦ National Commission to Review the Working of Public Policy: Making.wordpress.The Hindu . + Current Affairs(April-2015) ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Test 3 [1715] FEBRUARY 8. Gram Nyayalayas.of the Government.Civil Society. CIC. Judicial Reform. People participation CBI. Structure.pib. Constitutional Bodies ♦ Election Commission ♦ Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ♦ State Public Service Commission (SPSC) ♦ Finance Commission ♦ CAG ♦ Attorney general of India ♦ Advocate general of India ♦ Special officer for Linguistic Minorities Constitutional & Non Constitutional Bodies Elections and political parties: problems and processes Electoral politics Working of the political system since independence Governance ♦ National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) . SIC.visionias. Implementation. Lokpal. 2016 Governance in India ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Local Urban Government Supreme Court High Courts Subordinate Courts: District Courts. Administrative Other Constitutional Dimensions Reform. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption ♦ NITI Aayog ♦ NHRC. Judicial Reform. ♦ Problems and processes + Current Affairs (May-2015) ♦ Electoral politics . Implementation..Yojana .com/#!/visionias . the Constitution Evaluation and monitoring ♦ Co-operative societies Public Sector Management ♦ Tribunals Public-private partnerships (PPP) Elections and political parties Rights Issues etc. Lokayukta. Governing Council.

Plateaus ● Geophysical Phenomena: Volcanoes.pib. tides & Tsunamis. currents. ♦ Erosion & landforms thus developed ♦ Soils . Regulatory framework Public-private partnerships (PPP) Rights Issues etc.Solar. erosion & Conservation World Climatic regions ♦ Continents . Seasonal and Local.visionias. Ocean waves. Cheng Leong . Folding. Solar Radiation. Cyclones and anti-cyclones ♦ Oceans of the world . Latitude & Longitude. sea floor spreading. Temperature Inversion Pressure and Pressure belts . South America.♦ ♦ ♦ Test 4 [1716] FEBRUARY 19.Forms & Types. Pressure & Wind. Biosphere Reserves. Jet Streams Precipitation . natural ♦ resources Map Based Questions from India (Location of state. Cyclones.Weathering. river. Lunar The Atmosphere . Conservation ● World Climate Types ● Natural Hazards and Disasters ● Continents (Land. Calendar Eclipses .The Hindu .Interior structure of the earth. Europe.Goh. Earthquakes. Geological History. 7. Revolution ● Lithosphere.PIB : www.Certificate physical and human geography . Origin and evolution of Universe. Erosion. and Australia + Current Affairs(June-2015) ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Evaluation and monitoring Public Sector Management. important places including Ramsar sites. Resources etc. Distribution of rainfall ♦ Air Masses. Isostasy) External forces & their impact . ♦ Earth’s crust.Structure.wordpress.Planetary.com/#!/visionias . minerals. Plains & other landforms) ♦ Internal forces & their impact . Antarctica.Features. marine resources The Lithosphere . Faulting. Heat Budget. Temperature & Salinity distribution. Motions of EarthRotation. ♦ Landform Development .First order (continental drift theory.visionias. Second order (Mountains. Classification of rocks. Africa.in www.11th NCERT Books: Fundamental of Physical Geography . plate tectonics theory). Weather & Climate. Climate. Composition Aurora and Magnetic Storms Weather & Climate Insolation. city. ● The Atmosphere: Structure. Solar system Geological History of the Earth Geological Time scale Latitude and Longitude including important Parallels and Meridians Motions of the Earth and their effects Inclination of the Earth’s Axis and its effects Local and Standard Time and the International Date Line. distribution. Plateaus.Major physical features. Water in the Atmosphere ● The Hydrosphere: Ocean water and their circulation ● Landforms across the world: Rivers and lakes.): Asia.Classification. Earthquakes.Volcanoes. Distribution of temperature.in .nic.Old NCERT Books of Geography (Class 6. Heat Balance & Temperature. Tsunamis ● Soil Geography: Types. Mountain and Peaks. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) ♦ ♦ 5 © VISION IAS www. 2016 Fundamentals of Physical Geography ♦ ♦ ● Solar System & The Earth: Origin. lakes. North America. 8) .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.The Indian Express Winds .

shipping and Migration sea-ports.The Hindu . Biosphere Reserves.The Indian Express 6 © VISION IAS www. onset and ● Drainage System variability. Cheng Leong -12th NCERT: Fundamental of Human Geography .Goh.pib. Plant and Animal Life ♦ Problems of Soil and Conservation + Current Affairs(July-2015) ♦ Forests and their distribution. Distribution & ♦ Transport and Communication -railways.in www. Fisheries and Aquaculture ● Water Resources ♦ Water Resources.Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas . Peninsular Plateau and Islands of India. spatial and temporal variations ● Weather.11th NCERT: Geography . dams. Forest Conservation Map Based Questions from India (Location of state.PIB : www. river. 2016 Location: Latitude. wetlands and inter-linking of rivers Indian Geography (I) ● Industries ● Transport and Communication ● Foreign Trade ♦ ♦ Mineral Resources. Settlement & highways. pressure.wordpress.density.nic.Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas . Races & Tribes.classification and distribution Energy Resources.Test 5 [1717] FEBRUARY 29. 7. inland water transport. Location factors and ♦ .conventional and nonconventional resources ♦ Population and Growth trends . Climate and Seasons ♦ Climatic Regions of India ● Soils ♦ Classification of Soils ● Natural Vegetation.in .com/#!/visionias .PIB : www. literacy.visionias.The Indian Express -12th NCERT: Old NCERT Books of Geography Geography India People and (Class 6. important places including Ramsar sites. Area and ♦ Himalayan and Peninsular Drainage System Boundaries ♦ Spatial and temporal distribution of ● Structure and Relief: Physiographic temperature.in . winds and rainfall Divisions ♦ Indian Monsoon: mechanism. tribes and racial groups in India ♦ Rural and Urban Settlements.India Physical Environment . Longitude. power and irrigation ● Population. Mineral resources. 8) Economy .visionias. Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn ♦ Important physical features & regions of the world ♦ Climate.The Hindu -Yojana . ♦ Infrastructure. lakes.nic. Migration.Certificate Physical and Human Geography . air transport + Current Affairs(Aug-2015) World Physical Geography: ♦ Location: Latitude. Plains of India. Longitude ♦ Northern Mountains.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Vegetation and Soils World Economic Geography: ♦ Agriculture.types and ● Physical and Economic patterns ● Human Geography ♦ Industries. 2016 Test 6 [1718] MARCH 7.9th NCERT: Contemporary India .Availability and potential: ● Mineral and Energy Resources Lakes. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) Indian Geography Indian Geography II and World Geography ♦ Major Crops grown in India ♦ Agro-Climatic Regions Indian Geography ♦ Types of Cultivation and Farming ● Agriculture ♦ Land Reforms and Land use pattern ● Land Resources ♦ Animal Husbandry. rivers. ● Introduction: Location.types and their locational factors ● World Population.pib. Density. city. minerals. Settlements projects. Industry. sex World Geography ratio.

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Ramakrishna Movement.Indian Kingdoms in 18th century: Marathas.Religious Reform Movements in the 1857 19th century India: Brahmo Samaj.1833.Works of British Governor Generals . Hyderabad etc.visionias. Social – Religious Movements in 19th – 20th ♦ Subordinate alliance etc.♦ ♦ Mughal Period Maratha Confederacy ♦ ♦ Fairs.Struggle among European powers in India India in the late Eighteenth Century ♦ .Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) ♦ Test 8 [1720] MARCH 23. Theosophical Society.The Indian Express 8 © VISION IAS www.Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) Muslim reform movements.com/#!/visionias . Cultural Heritage Sites.The Great Revolt of 1857 . Parsi reform + Current Affairs(Oct-2015) movements.Regulating Acts and Charter Acts: Regulating Act ♦ The Advent of the Europeans and British of 1773.pib.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.British Expansion policy: Doctrine of lapse.Education Policies Freedom Struggle ♦ . Sikh Reform Movements etc. Social. Arya Samaj.The Revolt of 1857 & change after .nic. Important Institutions Medieval India ♦ ♦ Early Medieval Period: North India and South India Sultanate Period: The Delhi Sultanate. Pitt’s India Act 1773 and Charter acts of Conquest of India 1784. 1853 The British Administrative Structure. Bhakti Movement. Art & Crafts Science & Technology. Mysore.Socio .Economic policies and their impact . Government of India .Foundation of the Indian National Congress . .in . Economics. 2016 -Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chndra -India’s struggle for Independence – Bipin Chandra -“A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub. ♦ . Salient Features. Impact and Organization of Punjab. .PIB : www. Religious and Cultural conditions of all the above) India under East India Company’s Rule Modern India (I) Administration . Natural Heritage Sites.in www. centuries . Festivals and Craft: Religious Festivals.The Hindu . 1793. Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms.visionias. Ancient. Sufi Movement ♦ Mughal Period (Brief History. Science & Technology. Secular Festivals (States & UT’s). Medieval Science & Technology.wordpress.Growth of Political Ideas and Political Organisations (up to 1885) . Religious Movements. 1813. Reform. -From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandyopadhyaya . Famous Personalities in Ancient and Medieval India + Current Affairs(Sept-2015) Promotion and Preservation of Indian Heritage: Indian Word Heritage Sites.Changes in Indian Administration after 1858 .

Morley-Minto Reforms . Congress Session.British Response and Negotiations .The Lahore Session. .visionias.The Individual Satyagraha 1940-41 .The rise of Extremism or Neo-Nationalism .com/#!/visionias .Non.The Morley-Minto Reforms or the Indian Councils . 1931 . 2016 .The Delhi Durbar and the Annulment of Partition etc. 9 © VISION IAS www.Montague-Chelmsford Reforms or the .The Hindu . March 12.Swadeshi Movement.The Khilafat Movement (1920-22) and Non Cooperation Movement India Movement .The Struggle in the Princely States: The Praja Mandal Movement .nic. of Bengal (1911) .The Civil Disobedience Movement (The first phase) .The Lucknow Pact (1916) Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917– .Provincial Elections and Formation of popular Ministries in Provinces.wordpress. Jallianawala Bagh Massacre and Government of India Act. 1932 .Rowlatt Act.The Dandi March.visionias.The Left Movement .Communalism: Different phases and forms of communalism in British India .Third Round Table Conference.Other Political Developments.-2015) . .The second phase of Revolutionary and Terrorist Movement Miscellaneous: .in www. 1942 Modern India (II) India’s struggle for Independence – Bipin Chandra From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandyopadhyaya .Nehru Report. 1928 Governor –General Viceroys etc.The August Offer 1940 .Test 9 [1721] MARCH 30. 1909 .Gandhi – Advent and Achievement .Montague Declaration (1917) . 1934-39 .Cooperation.Partition of Bengal and the Swadeshi Movement .pib.The Government of India Act.The Partition of Bengal . 1919 Khilafat Movement .The Beginning of the Gandhian Era .Fourteen Points of Jinnah + Current Affairs(Nov.PIB : www.The Cripps Proposal. 1931 .Gandhi-Irwin Pact. 1930 — March 5.The first phase of Revolutionary Terrorism Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17) .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.Second Phase of Civil Disobedience Movement . 1929 . 1931 .in .Thc Swarajya Party . Home Rule Movement Act.The Indian Express “A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub.The Home Rule Movement 47) .The Foundation of All-India Muslim League . 1937 .Anti-Simon Commission Agitation (1928-29) Reforms / Acts / Committee.Emergence of Extremist & Leaders .The Surat Split .INA and Subhash Chandra Bose .The Second World War and the National Movement . 1935 . Civil Disobedience and Quit .Second Round Table Conference.

© VISION IAS www.) o Banking Reforms Inflation and Employment www.Indian Economy Dutta and Sundaram . NNP. ♦ Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy ♦ Budgeting. factors affecting national income.Miscellaneous: Reforms / Acts / Committee.in Need of banks. 1945 . Deficits.Peasants Movement . NDP. Market Price and Factor Cost. functions.Subhas Bose and Indian National Army .The Quit India Movement.com/#!/visionias . Base year. its evolution in India.12th NCERT: Economics: Macroeconomics -Indian Economy (Special Issue) Pratiyogita Darpan -Economic Survey of India . ♦ Banking Reforms. GDP deflator ● Debates around GDP and other indices Money and Banking  Money: Definition. types. Congress Sessions. income method. Monetary Policy (CRR.The Constituent Assembly . Taxes. Application of various methods. Functions.Role of Press and Publications .Foreign policies of British India . Structure. Process.Naval Mutiny: 1946 .visionias. Central Bank and its role Inflation and Employment Definition.com follow visionias at facebook 10 http://twitter. net foreign facto income ● Measurement of national income: value added method. Money supply in India and factors affecting it  Banking: o o -11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development .General Elections in India.in . MSF etc. Types. expenditure method. transfer payments. Evolution of Money. Function. 2016 India Economy (I) National Income Accounting ♦ Definition Concepts: GDP.Dalit Movements .visionias. ♦ Banking: Need of Banks. GNP. Commercial Banks Central Bank: Importance.Attlee's Declaration .Women movements .Partition Other Dimensions . Component etc.pib.The Indian Independence Act. Evolution of Money etc.Wavell Plan and Simla Conference 1945 .wordpress. National Income Accounting: ● Definition ● Concepts: GDP. Personal Income. Repo and Rev Repo.nic. Public finance. Revenue and ♦ Expenditure. Debts etc.Role of Business groups . National income at FC.Tribal Movements .The Hindu: -The Economic Business Line Times -PIB : www. I942 . SLR. ♦ ♦ Measurement Money and Banking Function of Money. 1947 . OMO. Policy tools. GNP. types etc. Governor –General Viceroys etc.Test 10 [1722] APRIL 9. disposable income. Functions and significance.

Taxes: Classification.pib. Working and Evaluation. Social and Economic Objectives of Taxes.The Hindu -The Economic .Yojana Times -PIB : www. Inflation Control measures  Unemployment: Types of Unemployment: Capital Market Structural. Weaknesses in the Budgetary Process  Fiscal Policy: Public Finance . International trade. The Union Budget: Components .com/#!/visionias . Specific and Ad Valorem. IMF. Organization and Functions. ● Agricultural Marketing and Reforms. Objectives of Taxation. Convertibility.) Public Debt. SDR's. issues and challenges etc. Inflation Cycles: Demand Pull Inflation. Public Expenditure .in -Indian Economy follow visionias at facebook 11 http://twitter.External Sector and Currency Exchange rates BoP.visionias. www. d. 2016 Indian Economy (II) ▪ ▪ ▪ © VISION IAS Agriculture Industry Services www. Direct and Indirect. Development and Non-Development. GST.Sources of Revenue. BoT.visionias. Causes of Inflation. IMF and Underdeveloped Countries. Cost Push Inflation. Bilateral and Regional Cooperation Capital Markets  Basic Terms and Concepts. WTO. Deficit Financing External Sector and Currency Exchange rate  Balance of Payments: Definition. Reforms etc.Role and Importance. Inflation: Definition. ● Cropping System and Pattern. Equity and debt Instruments.. ♦ Trade policies. Seasonal. Primary market and Secondary markets etc. Measures of Government Deficit etc. Institutions and Laws. ♦ Terms and Concepts Nature of Unemployment in India Government budgeting and Fiscal Policy + Current Affairs (Dec-2015)  Budgeting: Evolution of Budgeting.Revenue and Capital. Test 11 [1723] APRIL 17.wordpress. Public Revenue .. Items Included in BoP.in Agriculture: ● Recent trends in Agriculture Sector. ● Agricultural Research.nic. Current and Capital Accounts.Revenue Account. World Bank. ● Sustainable Agriculture. Inflationary Gap and Inflationary Process. BoP and BoT   International Trade and Bodies: IMF: Purpose and Objectives. Capital Account. Cyclical.com -11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development . Frictional.

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