Insights IAS Prelims Offline Test Series 2020


Where will I be taken once I Register?

If you enter all your details, but choose to 'Pay Later', you will reach Dashboard where you will be again reminded to make the payment. If you complete payment process, you will reach Profile Page - where you will be asked to complete your Profile. Don't forget to upload your profile picture.

Can I take test in Hindi or English?

Offline Prelims Test Series is only in English

Will I get PDF of questions and solutions?

Yes. Once you complete the test, a PDF will be generated automatically which will be sent to your registered email. You can also see the same in your dashboard. You can also download a copy for reference. But please do not share them with anyone if you want to see honest rankings!

Which papers of UPSC civil services does this test series cover?

44 Full Length Tests Each with 100 High Quality Questions for GS Paper 1 and 80 High Quality Questions for GS Paper 2.

Where do I read reviews about your Test Series?

You can read them here: 2014 Test Series: 2015 Test Series (please check comments):
All reviews are written voluntarily by our previous subscribers.
We do not believe in false marketing. Our tests are known for their quality, preciseness and comprehensiveness in their approach to UPSC preliminary exam.

How many tests will be conducted?

44 Full Length Tests Each with 100 High Quality Questions for GS Paper 1 and 80 High Quality Questions for GS Paper 2

How many questions will be there in each test?

Each Test of GS Paper 1 will have 100 questions framed from sources mentioned in the detailed timetable which you can see in your dashboard and on our website . GS Paper 2 will have 80 High Quality Questions.

Which books will you cover in these tests?

All book names are mentioned along with chapters to be covered in the detailed Schedule

Will you cover current events in each test?

Yes. Current events from may - 2018 to april - 2019 will be covered under test series (Which means, we will frame questions based on these current events)

Is this test series only Online?

No. Tests will be conducted both on a dedicated online portal and in classroom in Bangalore centre.

How different is classroom test series?

In Bangalore we are conducting offline (classroom) Test Series for Prelims. Cost is 9,500/-. You will be given question paper (hard copy), OMR sheet and then soft copy of Solutions. There will not be any discussion after Tests. You can come at any time to give exam.

Will you integrate Mains preparation with this Test Series?

Yes. Mains - 2019 preparation is integrated with this test series. It is a bonus feature. We will post Mains questions based on the prelims and separate mains timetable (topics will not clash except for extra topics relevant for Mains but not for prelims) on our main website ( You need to answer these questions regularly to gain confidence in answer writing

Will you give Feedback on our Mains answers if we post them online?

This is a bonus feature. Form groups among yourself and please review each other's answers. If possible we too will review, but can not promise this.

When will we get Previous year Insights Test Series questions papers and their Solutions?

We have provided 2016 and 2017 Tests along with Solutions for free download under Download Section.

Whom shall I contact if I face technical problem?

Please send an email to this ID:

When is the last date for making Payment?

You can pay till next year. But it is suggested that you start early by making payment early so that you can follow the timetable and be free from any kind of pressure later.

How many questions were repeated by insights test series in UPSC Preliminary Exam 2017?

One who has religiously followed our test series and thoroughly revised could confidently answer 70 questions. Refer below link for more details

Where can I download mini static test and mains revision test questions and model answers?

In the download section of your dashboard

Where can I find my ranking?

A test result pdf will be uploaded in the Test Result tab after every test. You can find your performance in that pdf

What should I do after I subscribe to Offline Prelims Test Series?

You need to contact Insights Office at #102, 81/A, Diagonal Road, RPC Layout, Vijaya Nagar II Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560104 for further details

How to give mini static test and full length mains revision test?

For mini-static test and full length mains revision tests, Question paper and model answers are made available in the downloads section of your dashboard. Kindly write answers in your books and use model answers for reference