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FocusIAS Prelims Test Series -2017 SCHEDULE

Date Test Day Syllabus and Books


1.The Earth Our Habitat - Class VI
2.Our Environment -Class VII
.History – Our Pasts- Class VI
08.01.2017 Test-1 SUN .Our Pasts – II Class-VII
5.Science Class VI
6.Science Class VII
Current Events - August-2016 (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

1.Our Pasts - III (Part - I)- Class VII


2.Our Pasts - III (Part - 2)- Class VIII
15.01.2017 Test -2 SUN 3. Resource and Development - Class VIII
4.Science- Class VIII
Current Events -September-2016 (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

1.Contemporary India -I Textbook in Geography for Class IX


2.Economics textbook for Class IX
3.Science -Class IX
22.01.2017 Test-3 SUN
4.Democratic Politics-I - Class IX
Current Events - From October 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2013

1.Understanding Economics Development -Class X


2.Contemporary India-II Textbook in Geography for Class X

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3.Science Class X
29.01.2017 Test-4 SUN
4.Democratic Politics-II Class X
Current Events - From October 15-31st (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2013

Revision Test based on Above Syllabus


05.02.2017 Test-5 SUN

Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2014

1.Fundamentals of Physical Geography -Class XI


2.Indian Constitution at Work- Class XI
12.02.2017 Test-6 SUN 3.Indian Economic Development- Class XI
Current Events - From November 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2014

1.Indian Physical Environment- Class XII


2.An Introduction to Indian Art- Class XI
3.Biology unit (VIII and IX )of Class XII
19.02.2017 Test-7 SUN
Current Events - From November 15-30th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Map based questions region - India
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2015

Civil Services examination Notification Day (22/02/2017)


1.Fundamentals of Human Geography - Class XII
2.Biology unit X Class-XII

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3.Themes In Indian History-I Class XII
4.Macroeconomics:Class-XII, Only selective reading. Ignore formulas, graphs, equations. (UNIT
26.02.2017 Test-8 SUN
1,2,3, 5 AND 6)
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2015
Current Events - From December 1-31st (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Map based questions region -North America , South America

1.India People and Economy - Class XII


2.Themes In Indian History-II - Class XII
3.Themes In Indian History-III Class XII
05.03.2017 Test-9 SUN
Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2016
Map based questions region -Asian Countries
Current Events - From January 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

Revision Test based on Test-6 to 9


12.03.2017 Test-10 SUN Question Based on Previous years Paper of UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2016
Map based questions region -Central Asia

Polity
1. Indian polity for Civil Services Examination 5th Edition by M Laxmikant Part 1-4
19.03.2017 Test-11 SUN Map based questions Region -Europe
Current Events - From January 15-31st (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

Polity
1. Indian polity for Civil Services Examination 5th Edition M Laxmikant Part-5-11
26.03.2017 Test-12 SUN
Map based questions Region -Africa, Australia
Current Events - From February 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

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History
1.A BRIEF HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA BY RAJIV AHIR SPECTRUM Chapters 1-8
2.TAMIL NADU STATE BOARD HISTORY BOOK CLASS XI - CHAPTERS 1-9
Current Events - From February 15-28th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Question based on Regional Organisations- Asia and Pacific
02.04.2017 Test-13 SUN Asian Development bank,Asia-Pacific Econimic Cooperation (APEC),ASEAN, BIMSTEC, BBIN
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation
Mekong Ganga Cooperation, SAARC
Shaghai Cooperation Organisation
East Asian Summit
Notes will be provided for international organisations

History
1.A Breif History of modern India by RAJIV AHIR SPECTRUM Chapters 9-16
2.Tamilnadu State Board HISTORY BOOK CLASS XI - CHAPTERS 10-23
Current Events - From March 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
09.04.2017 Test-14 SUN
Question based on Regional Organisations
UN, EEU,G4, G7, G20, India Africa Summit
OPEC, OECD, BRICS, IBSA, TPP,OPCW,Arctic Council
Notes will be provided for international organisations

GEOGRAPHY
1. Fundamentals of Physical Geography -Class XI (Revision)
16.04.2017 Test-15 SUN 2. Goh Cheng Leong Ceritificate physical and human geography Part-1
Current Events - From March 15-31st (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)
Question based On Major Conferences Conventions and treaties- Notes will be provided

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GEOGRAPHY
1.Revise Indian Physical Environment - Class XI
23.04.2017 Test-16 SUN 2.Goh Cheng Leong Ceritificate physical and human geography Part-2
Revise All mapbased questions
Current Events - From April 1-15th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

Art and Culture, Environment and Ecology


1. Introduction to art and culture Class XI (Revision)
30.04.2017 Test-17 SUN 2.Art and culture by Nitin Singhania Chapters will be specified later
3.Enviroment - Shankar IAS latest edition Part-1
Current Events - From April 15-30th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

Art and Culture, Environment and Ecology


1.Art and culture by Nitin Singhania Chapters will be specified later
07.05.2017 Test-18 SUN 2.Enviroment - Shankar IAS latest edition Part-2-5
Science and Tech only important events
Question based on National park, Biosphere Reserve, Environmental treaties, Bodies

Economy
1.Indian Economy Key Concept by K. Shankaran
14.05.2017 Test-19 SUN 2.Ramesh Singh TMH publication - only relevant Chapters(Chapters will be specified later)
3.Economic Survey- Chapters will be specified later
Current Events - From May 1-14th (Source - PIB, The Hindu and Indian Express)

Comprehensive Test-1
26.05.2017 Test-20 FRI
Whole syllabus + Current Affairs + India Year Book (Chapters will be specified later)

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Comprehensive Test-2
01.06.2017 Test-21 THU
Whole syllabus + Current Affairs

Comprehensive Test-3
05.06.2017 Test-22 MON
Whole syllabus + Current Affairs

Comprehensive Test-4
08.06.2017 Test-23 THU
Whole syllabus + Current Affairs

Time for Revision


18.06.2017 SUN Civil Services Prelims - 2017
Please Note:

1. All tests will have 100 questions.

2. Chapter-wise Break-up of India Yearbook and Economic Survey will be specified later when they are published.

Reference Books/Sources

Polity Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant

Economy Indian Economy Key Concept by K. Shankaran


Ramesh Singh TMH publication

History A Breif History of modern India by RAJIV AHIR SPECTRUM

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Geoghaphy Goh Cheng Leong Ceritificate physical and human geography

Art and Culture Art and culture by Nitin Singhania

Environment Enviroment - Shankar IAS latest edition

Current Affairs The Hindu, Important news from Indian Express


Yojana
Ministry Websites

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