2020 Series Schedule


Package : TEXTBOOK Based Approach

Cost : Rs.11000 /-

Total Tests : 50 (Including CSAT Tests)

This test is series is specifically designed keeping in mind the FRESHERS who for the first time decide to take up civil services exam and DON’T want to repeat any mistakes when it comes to reading authentic and correct sources for the UPSC Civil Services Exam. The Timetable is so carefully designed so as to EMPOWER a newbie to start from scratch and go on to attain efficiency that’s needed to score above cut-off marks in Prelims, thereby acquiring strong confidence before the D-Day i.e. actual Prelims 2020. This Test series which is based on BOOK-WISE approach, will help you complete basic books first in a comprehensive way (NCERTs). Then you will read and revise standard Textbooks by end of February 2020. This gives you much needed time to revise our tests and textbooks before Prelims 2020 multiple times. You MUST enrol from Day-1 to make use of this test series, which has helped hundreds of toppers to become civil servants across the country.

Test Name Syllabus Starts from date

TEST – 1 (Textbook)

NCERT (class VI to VII)

  1. History – Our Past - Class VI

  2. The Earth Our Habitat - Class VI

  3. Social and Political Life – I

  4. Social and Political Life – II

  5. Our Environment - Class VII
  6. Science - Class VI and VII

Current Events (June 1 – June 14)

Map based questions - Region : India

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

 

15 Jun 2019

TEST – 2 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class VII and VIII)

  1. Resource and Development - Class VIII
  2. Social and Political Life - Class VIII
  3. Our Pasts – II - Class VII
  4. Our Pasts - III (Part - I) - Class VIII
  5. Current Events (June 15 – June 24)

Map based questions - Region : South Asia

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CSP and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

 

25 Jun 2019

TEST - 3 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class VIII and IX)

  1. Science - Class VIII
  2. Democratic Politics - IX
  3. Contemporary India - I - Class IX
  4. Our Pasts - III (Part - 2) - Class VIII
  5. Current Events (June 24 – July 3)

Map based questions - Region : West Asia (Middle-east)

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CSP and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

 

05 Jul 2019

TEST - 4 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class IX and Class X)

  1. Science - Class IX
  2. Contemporary India - II - Class X
  3. Economics - Class IX
  4. Understanding Economic Development - Class X

Current Events (July 4 – July 14)

Map based questions - Region : East and South-east Asia

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

15 Jul 2019

TEST - 5 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class X and XI)

  1. An Introduction to Indian Art - Class XI

  2. Democratic Politics - X

  3. Science - Class X

Current Events (July 15 – July 24)

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

Map based questions - Region : Central and Northern Asia

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

25 Jul 2019

TEST - 6 (Textbook)

Revision Test

Test /1- 5 Syllabus

Current Events (July 25 – August 3)

04 Aug 2019

TEST - 7 (Textbook)

NCERT Class XI

  1. Chemistry - Chapter 14
  2. Biology - Chapters 11-22 (under Unit 4 and 5)
  3. Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  4. Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

Regional and International Bodies, NGOs, Reports, Agreements

Current Events (August 4 - August 13)

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

14 Aug 2019

TEST - 8 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class XI)

  1. India Physical Environment
  2. Indian Constitution at Work
  3. Living Craft Traditions of India - Chapters 9 and 10 (Class XI)

Tribes of India

Map based questions - Region : Europe

Current Events (August 14 - August 23)

Regional and International Bodies, NGOs, Reports, Agreements

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

24 Aug 2019

TEST - 9 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class XI and XII)

  1. Indian Economic Development - Class XI

  2. Themes in Indian History - I

  3. Biology - Class XII - Chapters 1-7 (Under Units 5 and 6)

Current events (August 24 – September 2)

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

Tribes of India

Map based questions - Region : Africa

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

03 Sep 2019

TEST - 10 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class XII)

  1. Chemistry - Chapter 16 - Class XII

  2. Biology - Class XII - Chapters 8-16 (Under Units 8, 9 and 10)

  3. Physics - Class XI - Chapter 5, 8 (Laws of Motion and Gravitation

  4. Physics - Class XII - Chapter 15 (Communication Satellites)

  5. Fundamentals of Human Geography

Current Events (September 3 - September 12 )

Regional and International Bodies, NGOs, Reports, Agreements

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

13 Sep 2019

TEST - 11 (Textbook)

NCERT (Class XII)

  1. India - People and Economy

  2. Themes in Indian History - II & III

Current Events (September 13 - September 22 )

Map based questions - Region : North and South America

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

23 Sep 2019

TEST - 12 (Textbook)

Revision Test

Test 1- 11 Syllabus

Current Events (September 23 – October 2 )

03 Oct 2019

TEST - 13 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. LAXMIKANTH –5th edition - Indian Polity- Chapters 1 to 7

  2. Introductory Macroeconomics

  3. TamilNadu History Textbook - Class XI - Chapters 1-3

Current Events (October 3 - October 12)

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

13 Oct 2019

TEST - 14 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 8 to 16

  2. RAMESH SINGH (Chapters would be specified later)

  3. Tamil Nadu History Textbook - Class XI - Chapters 4-8

  4. Contemporary World Politics

Current Events (October 13 - October 22)

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

Map based questions - Region : Antarctica and Australia

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

23 Oct 2019

TEST - 15 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 17 to 26

  2. RAMESH SINGH (Chapters would be specified later)

  3. TamilNadu History Textbook - Class XI - Chapters 9-13

Current Events (October 23 - November 1)

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

02 Nov 2019

TEST - 16 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 27 to 35

  2. RAMESH SINGH (Chapters would be specified later)

  3. TamilNadu History Textbook - Class XI - Chapters 13-17

Current Events (November 2 - November 11)

Tribes of India

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

12 Nov 2019

TEST - 17 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 35 to 42

  2. RAMESH SINGH (Chapters would be specified later)

  3. TamilNadu History Textbook - Class XI - Chapters 19-23

Current Events (November 12 - November 21)

Map based questions - Region : Arctic

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

22 Nov 2019

TEST - 18 (Textbook)

Revision Test

Test 13-17 Syllabus

Current Events (November 22 – December 1)

02 Dec 2019

TEST - 19 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. India - 2020 (Publication Division) Chapters will be specified later

  2. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 43 to 51

  3. Goh Cheng Leong - Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Chapters 1 to 4

  4. ECONOMIC SURVEY - 2016-17 (Chapters will be specified later)

  5. CCRT - Art and Culture ( Visual Arts - http://www.ccrtindia.gov.in/visualarts.php)

Current Events (December 2December 11)T

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

12 Dec 2019

TEST - 20 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. India - 2020 (Publication Division) Chapters will be specified later

  2. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 52 to 61

  3. ECONOMIC SURVEY - 2019-20 (Chapters will be specified later)

  4. Goh Cheng Leong - Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Chapters 5 to 10

  5. CCRT - Art and Culture (Literary Arts -   http://www.ccrtindia.gov.in/literaryarts.php )

Current Events (December 12December 21)TEST

Map based questions - World

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

22 Dec 2019

TEST - 21 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. India - 2020 (Publication Division) Chapters will be specified later

  2. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - Chapters 62 to 71

  3. Goh Cheng Leong - Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Chapters 11 to 15

  4. ECONOMIC SURVEY - 2019-20 (Chapters will be specified later)

  5. ICSE Environmental Studies - Class IX

Current Events (December 22January 1)

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

02 Jan 2020

TEST - 22 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. India - 2020 (Publication Division) Chapters will be specified later

  2. LAXMIKANTH – 5th edition - Indian Polity - All Appendices

  3. Goh Cheng Leong - Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Chapters 16 to 20

  4. ECONOMIC SURVEY – 2019-20 (Chapters will be specified later)

  5. ICSE Environmental Studies - Class X

Current Events (January 2January 11)

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

12 Jan 2020

TEST - 23 (Textbook)

STANDARD BOOKS/SOURCES

  1. Goh Cheng Leong - Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Chapters 21 to 25

  2. ICSE Environmental Studies - Class X

  3. CCRT - Art and Culture (Performing Arts - http://www.ccrtindia.gov.in/performingart.php)

Current Events (January 12January 21)

National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, Species, Environmental Laws/Conventions/Treaties/Bodies

Questions based on UPSC past year papers - CS(P) and topics from CS(M), CDS, CAPF etc.

Regional and International Bodies, NGOs, Reports, Agreements

10% Qs based on topics covered in any of the previous tests

Mains Self Study Test (10 Questions) - Based on Above Topics

22 Jan 2020

TEST - 24 (Textbook)

Revision Test

Test 1-23 Syllabus

Current Events (January 22February 1)

02 Feb 2020

TEST - 25 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

17 Feb 2020

TEST - 26 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

27 Feb 2020

TEST - 27 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

08 Mar 2020

TEST - 28 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

15 Mar 2020

TEST - 29 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

22 Mar 2020

TEST - 30 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

29 Mar 2020

TEST - 31 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

05 Apr 2020

TEST - 32 (Textbook)

Full Length syllabus test

Full Syllabus + Ministry Websites + Other Official National and International Websites (Break-up will be specified later)

More Emphasis on Current Events

12 Apr 2020

TEST - 33 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus

19 Apr 2020

TEST - 34 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus 

26 Apr 2020

TEST - 35 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus

03 May 2020

TEST - 36 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus

10 May 2020

TEST - 37 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus

17 May 2020

TEST - 38 (Textbook)

Full Syllabus

Full Syllabus

24 May 2020

CSAT TEST - 1 (TextBook)

CSAT

  1. Comprehension

  2. Basic numeracy & General mental ability

  • Numbers
  • HCF & LCM
  • Averages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple interest & Compound interest
  • Problems on ages
  • Problems on clock
  • Partnership
  • Pipes & cistern

23 Jul 2019

CSAT TEST - 2 (TextBook)

CSAT

  1. Comprehension

  2. Basic numeracy & General mental ability

  • Time & work
  • Time & Distance
  • Boats & streams
  • Problems on trains
  • Permutation & combination
  • Probability
  • charts, graphs, tables etc.

18 Aug 2019

CSAT TEST - 3 (TextBook)

CSAT

Revision test of Test 1 & Test 2 syllabus

18 Sep 2019

CSAT TEST - 4 (TextBook)

CSAT

  1. Comprehension

  2. General mental ability

  • Series completion
  • Coading — Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Puzzle Test
  • Sequential Output Tracing
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Alphabet Test
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Decision Making
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Verification of Truth of the Statement

27 Oct 2019

CSAT TEST - 5 (TextBook)

CSAT

  1. Comprehension

  2. Logical reasoning & Analytical ability

  • Logic
  • Statement - Arguments
  • Statement - Assumptions
  • Statement - Courses of Action
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Syllogism

26 Nov 2019

CSAT TEST - 6 (TextBook)

CSAT

Revision test of Test 4 & Test 5 syllabus

16 Jan 2020

CSAT TEST - 7 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

08 Mar 2020

CSAT TEST - 8 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

29 Mar 2020

CSAT TEST - 9 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

19 Apr 2020

CSAT TEST - 10 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

03 May 2020

CSAT TEST - 11 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

17 May 2020

CSAT TEST - 12 (TextBook)

CSAT

Full Syllabus

24 May 2020