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                  PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION  TEST SERIES  FOR  MAINS 2019

Test No. Chapters Level Date
WRITING SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM & STRATEGY SESSION 13 Oct
(Time: - 2-4:30
pm)
I Chapt. I- Introduction Foundation 20 Oct 2018
II Chapt. I- Introduction
Discussion of Test-I
Contemporary Developments &
Current
27 Oct 2018
III Chapt. II- Administrative thought
Discussion of Test-II
Foundation & Contemporary 10 Nov 2018
IV Chapt. III- Administrative behaviour, Chapt. IV- Organisation
Chapt. VII- Comparative administration Chapt. VIII- Development dynamics
Discussion of Test-III
Foundation 24 Nov 2018
V Chapt. V- Accountability and Control, Chapt. VI - Administrative Law Chapt. X - Public Policy
Discussion of Test-IV
Foundation 08 Dec 2018
VI Chapt. III- Administrative behaviour, Chapt. IV- Organisation
Chapt. VII- Comparative administration Chapt. VIII- Development dynamics Chapt. V- Accountability and Control, Chapt. VI - Administrative Law
Chapt. X - Public Policy
Discussion of Test-V
Contemporary Developments & Current
Based on UPSC Pattern
15 Dec 2018
VII Chapt. IX- Personnel Administration,
Chapt. XI- Techniques of Administrative Improvement, Chapt.VIII-Civil Services (Paper II)
Chapt. X- Administrative Reforms since Independence (Paper II)
Discussion of Test-VI
Foundation + Contemporary Developments Based on
UPSC Pattern
29 Dec 2018
VIII Chapt. I- Evolution of Indian Administration (Paper II),
Chapt. II-Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of Government (Paper II) Chapt. IV- Union Government and Administration
Chapt.VI- State Government and Administration
Discussion of Test-VII
Foundation + Contemporary Developments Based on
UPSC Pattern
12 Jan 2019
IX Chapt. III- Public Sector undertakings Chapt. V- Plan and Priorities
Chapt. IX- Financial Management
Chapt. XII- Financial Administration (Paper I)
Discussion of Test-VIII
Foundation + Contemporary Developments Based on
UPSC Pattern
19 Jan 2019
X Chapt. VII- District Administration since Independence, Chapt. XI- Rural Development
Chapt. XII- Urban Local Government Chapt. XIII- Law and Order Administration
Chapt. XIV- Significant issues in Indian administration
Discussion of Test-IX
Foundation + Contemporary Developments Based on
UPSC Pattern
02 Feb 2019
XI Committees/Commissions Reports Reports of Ministry/Departments Schemes and Programs
Reports of NITI Aayog
Current Developments on all chapters’ relevant topics
Discussion of Test-X
Contemporary Developments & Current
Based on UPSC Pattern
09 Feb 2019
Discussion of Test-XI 16 Feb 2019

 

 

                              SOCIOLOGY MAINS TEST SERIES

SOCIOLOGY PAPER I

Test No.       Units Date
1. 1.     The  sociological  perspective;  Social  Fact-Durkheim,  Society-  Howard  Becker,  Social interaction-  Simmel,  Impact  of  macro  factors-  C.  Wright  Mills  and  Social  Concern- Martha  Nussbaum  2.  Social  stratification,  dimensions  of  social  stratification,  class, status group, gender, ethnicity and race. Concept of equality, inequality, Hierarchy, exclusion, poverty and Deprivation. Theories of stratification, Marxian theory, Weber’ theory and the theory of Kingsley Davis and Wilbert Elhance Moore. Social mobility: open and closed types of social mobility, class and caste social mobility, types of social mobility and causes of social mobility.
2.   Works and economic life: Social organization of work in different types of societies, Slave society,   Feudal   society   and   industrial   capitalist   society.   Formal   and   Informal organization of work. Labour and society, Liberalization and labour.
3.    Politics and society: Sociological theories of power, Max Weber; Zero sum concept of power, social power; Talcott Parsons, R. A. Dahl, S. M. Lipset. Elite power: Gaetano Mosca, Pareto, Mills, Floyd Hunter, the concept of power elite of Charles Wright Mils. Nation, state, citizenship, T. H. Marshall, Andre Beteille’s criticism, Democracy, civil society, reciprocal relationship between democracy and civil society. Political parties; Weber,  Lipset  and  Michael  Young,  pressure  group  and  its  role,  similarities  and differences  between  pressure  group  and  political  parties.  Ideology:  meaning  of ideology,  components  of  ideology,  role  of  ideology  in  social  movements,  social transformation,  state  and  nation.  Collective  action,  difference  between  collective action and social movement, social movement, prerequisites of social movement, social movement and social revolution.
13 OCT 2018
2. 4.    Religion and society: Sociological theories of religion, Emile Durkheim, Talcott Parsons and P. A. Sorokin. Types of religious practices, animism, Monism, Pluralism, religious practices  in  India.  Religious  organizations,  ecclesia,  denomination,  sect  and  cult. Religion  in  modern  societies,  religion  and  science,  secularism  and  secularization. Religious revivalism, communalism and fundamentalism.
5.     Systems of kinship Types of kinship, family, household, household dimensions of family, types  of  family,  marriage,  changes  in  marriage,  live  in  relationships.  Lineage  and descent, patriarchy and sexual division of labour, position of women in modern world, recent trends in family and marriage.
6.    Social change in modern society: Sociological theories of social change; Karl Marx, P.A. Sorokin and Ogburn. Models of development, the socialist model, the social democratic model and modernization model, Dependency theory in the context of Latin American societies.
Discussion of Test 1
27 OCT 2018
3. 7.     Sociology  the  discipline:  emergence  of  sociology,  modernity  and  social  change  in Europe as the contexts of emergence of sociology. What is sociology, subject matter of sociology, Comparison of sociology with Anthropology, Psychology, History, Economics and Political science. Sociology and common sense, no relevance of common sense in sociology, The scientific temper of sociology. 10 NOV 2018
8.   Sociology as science: Science, scientific method and its critique. Principles of science, objectivity, value neutrality, validity and verifiability, fact and value. Major theoretical trends  and  methods  of  sociology,  dialectical  approach  and  method  or  historical method, comparative method, method of verstehen or interpretative understanding and empirical method. Positivism and its critique, Non- positivist methods, dialectical – historical method, Verstehen or interpretative understanding.
9.   Research methods and analysis: Qualitative and quantitative methods, Designs of social research,  Hypothesis,  Variables,  Sampling  and  types  of  sampling.  Primary  and secondary data; techniques of data collection, observation, participant observation, Interview, Focused group interview, Questionnaire and Schedule.
4. 10.   Sociological  theories:  Karl  Marx;  Historical  materialism,  mode  of  production,  class struggle and alienation. Emile Durkheim; social fact, division of labour, suicide and religion  and  society.  Max  Weber;  social  action,  ideal  type,  authority,  Rationality; bureaucracy, capitalism, rise of capitalism and protestant ethics. Comparison between Marx’s  idea  of  capitalism  and  Weber’s  idea  of  capitalism,  Marx’s  alienation  and Durkheim’s anomie, Durkheim’s view of religion and Weber’s view of religion, Religion in India. Comparison between Marx and Durkheim on the question of division of labour, comparison between Marx and Weber on the question of social stratification, class and class struggle. Talcott Parsons, social action, Parson’s social system, pattern variables, Equilibrium, how equilibrium is maintained, R. K. Merton: Latent and Manifest function, conformity  and  deviance,  comparison  between  Durkheim’s  idea  of  anomie  and Merton’s  idea  of  deviance.  George  Herbert  Mead:  Self  and  identity,  stages  in  the development of self, stages in the development of gender and any other identity, symbolic interactionism.
Discussion of Test 3
24 NOV 2018

SOCIOLOGY PAPER II

Test No.          Units Date
5. 1.    General introduction to Indian society: Ideological perspective of G.S. Ghurye on Indian society, functional perspective of M.N. Srinivas on Indian society, dialectical–historical perspective of A.R. Desai on Indian society and Weberian perspective of Andre Beteille on Indian society.
2.    Impact  of  colonial  rule  on  Indian  society:  General  appraisal  of  British  rule,  social background of Indian nationalism by A.R. Desai   and modernization of Indian tradition by Yogendra Singh.
3.    Social  structure  of  India:  The  idea  of  Indian  village,  village  India  at  the  time  of independence, village India to-day, the meaning and relevance of village studies in the 1950s and    1960s.
4.    Agrarian social structure, Land Reforms in India, Green Revolution and the search for new Green revolution.
8 DEC 2018
5.    Caste in India: Meaning of the caste system and caste identity, features of the caste system; perspectives of the study of caste system of G. S. Ghurye, M.N. Srinivas, Louis Dumont and Andre Beteille, changes and tenacity of the caste, causes  of  caste  tenacity,  untouchability,  untouchability  at  present  times  in India, Dalit castes and Dalit identity.
6.    Backward castes and demands of reservation by powerful backward castes, issues of creamy layer.
7.    Social classes in India: class in India according to Andre Beteille, the caste- class syndrome in India, middle classes in India, Divisions in the Indian middle classes, role of the middle classes in India, classes in Indian society, classes in Industry and classes in Indian agriculture.
Discussion of Test 4
6. 8.    Kinship, family and marriage, kinship types in India, regional variations and the views of Irawati Karve, Patricia Uberoi and P. M. Kolenda, Lineage and Descent in India, family and house hold, household dimensions of family, the study of A.
M. Shah and Patricia Uberoi, changes in family in India, patriarchy in India and its causes, sexual division of labour in India, change in women roles, marriage in  India,  current marriage  trends  in  India,  live  in  relations  and  its  possible consequences.
9.    Religion in India: religious communities in India, religious revivalism, the debate in India on secularism, Ashish Nandi, T.N. Madan, Andre Beteille, Deepankar Gupta and others, inter-community relations, communalism in India, problems of minorities.
10.  Politics and society in India: nation, state, democracy, Civil society, relationship between democracy and civil society, political parties, pressure groups, social and political role of parties and pressure groups in India, regionalism, religion and politics in India, caste and politics in India.
11.  Population dynamics in India: emerging issues, ageing and population of senior citizens  in  India,  unequal  sex  ration  in  India  particularly  in  some  of  the developed states in India, young population as population dividend.
Discussion of Test 5
15 DEC 2018
7. 12.  Tribal communities in India: meaning of tribal community, Lokur committee identification of tribal communities, attributes of tribes, programmes of tribal development,  tribal  unrest  and  tribal  movements,  approaches  to  tribal integration in India, tribal policy and panchasheel, VirginiousXaxa committee report and its recommendations.
13.  Industry and urbanization: evolution of industry in India, industry in planned economy, industry and privatization, liberalization and globalization, working class, structure, growth in informal sector, child labour, women in informal sector, slums and slum development programmes, migrant poor in urban areas, deprivation and urban degradation in India, smart cities, rurban mission.
29 DEC 2018

 

14.  Rural  and  agrarian  transformation  in  India:  programmes  of  rural  development, community  development  programmes,  poverty  alleviation  programmes,  MNREGA, NFSA 2013, Agrarian crisis, peasant unrest, MSP as an issue, change in rural area’s work pattern, more rural people migrating to near by urban areas daily, predominance of non-agricultural work in  ruralIndia.
15.  Social issues: Women and child trafficking, child labour amendment act 2016, 498A regarding women torture, domestic violence act 2005, Indian forest right act of 2006, Rurban  mission,  Swachhabharat  Abhiyan,  skill  India  programme,  National  health Protection scheme, prohibition of alcoholic drinks as new political agenda.
Discussion of Test -6
8. 16.  Peasant and farmers movements, Women movement in India, , three phases of women movement; 1850-1915, 1915-1950 and 1950 till date, women movement and social legislation, Visakha guidelines, Mathura rape incident, sati incident of Rajasthan, the Nirbhaya incident and the consequences. Backward classes movement, Kaka Kalelkar committee,  Mandal  commission  report  and  the  consequences.  Dalit  movements, identity and assertion, new Dalit movements in Indian universities, identity movements and  their  limitations.  New  social  movements;  environmental  protection,  climate change, chipko movement as eco-feminist movement.
17.  Social reformers of India: Jotirao Phule, M.K.Gandhi and B.R.Ambedkar.
18.  Social change in India: idea of development planning and mixed economy, constitution, law; social legislation and social change, education and social change.
19.  Challenges  of  social  transformation  in  India:  crisis  of  development,  displacement, environmental  problems  and  sustainability,  poverty,  deprivation  and  inequality, problems of change and transformation, conflicts; ethnic conflicts, class conflicts and caste conflicts.
Discussion of Test 7
12 JAN 2019
Discussion of Test 8 on 27 JAN. 2019
Test 9 Mock Test I Paper I (10 am-1 pm) 16 FEB 2019
Test 10 Mock Test I Paper II (2 pm-5 pm) 16 FEB 2019
Discussion of both the Mock Tests on 9 MARCH, 2019 from 10 AM to 1 PM - 2 PM to 5 PM

 

                      GEOGRAPHY TEST SCHEDULE FOR MAINS 2019

PAPER I

Test No. Chapters Date
I Physical Geography, Climatology 22 Oct 2018
II Climatology, Oceanography, Biogeography, Environmental Geography
Discussion of Test-I
05 Nov 2018
III Perspective in Human Geography, Economic Geography Physical Geography, Oceanography
Discussion of Test-II
19 Nov 2018
IV Population and Settlement Geography, Regional planning Models, Theories and Laws in Human Geography, Perspective in Human Geography
Discussion of Test-III
03 Dec 2018
PAPER II
V Compulsory Map Question, Physical Setting, Resources, Agriculture, Contemporary Issues
Discussion of Test-IV
10 Dec 2018
VI Compulsory Map Question, Agriculture, Industry
Transport, Communication and Trade, Regional Development and Planning, Contemporary Issues
Discussion of Test-V
24 Dec 2018
VII Compulsory Map Question, Political Aspects, Transport, Communication and Trade, Cultural Setting, Settlement Types, Contemporary Issues
Discussion of Test-VI
31 Dec 2018
VIII Mock Test Paper-1
Discussion of Test-VII
07 Jan 2019
IX Mock Test Paper-2
Discussion of Test-VIII
14 Jan 2019
X Mock Test Paper-1
Discussion of Test- IX
08 Feb 2019
XI Mock Test Paper-2 15 Feb 2019
TEST TIME: 10 AM – 1 PM & DISCUSSION TIME: 1:30 – 4:00 PM

 

Test No. CHAPTERS Date
I 1.             Geomorphology: Factors controlling landform development; endogenetic and exogenetic   forces;   Origin   and   evolution   of   the   earth's   crust;   Fundamentals   of geomagnetism;  Physical  conditions  of  the  earth's  interior;  Geosynclines;  Continental drift;   Isostasy;   Plate   tectonics;   Recent   views   on   mountain   building;   Vulcanicity; Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Concepts of geomorphic cycles and Landscape development
; Denudation chronology; Channel morphology; Erosion surfaces; Slope development ; Applied Geomorphology : Geohydrology, economic geology and environment.
2.             Climatology: Temperature and pressure belts of the world; Heat budget of the earth; Atmospheric circulation; atmospheric stability and instability. Planetary and local winds; Monsoons and jet streams; Air masses and fronto genesis, Temperate and tropical cyclones;  Types  and  distribution  of  precipitation;  Weather  and  Climate;  Koppen's, Thornthwaite's  and  Trewartha's  classification  of  world  climates;  Hydrological  cycle; Global  climatic  change  and  role  and  response  of  man  in  climatic  changes,  Applied climatology and Urban climate.
22 Oct 2018
II 1.             Climatology:  Heat budget of the earth; Atmospheric circulation; atmospheric stability and instability. Planetary and local winds; Monsoons and jet streams; Air masses and  fronto  genesis,  Weather  and  Climate;  Koppen's,  Thornthwaite's  and  Trewartha's classification of world climates;.
2.              Oceanography: Bottom topography of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans; Temperature and salinity of the oceans; Heat and salt budgets, Ocean deposits; Waves, currents and tides; Marine resources: biotic, mineral and energy resources; Coral reefs, coral bleaching; sea level changes; law of the sea and marine pollution.
3.              Biogeography: Genesis  of  soils;  Classification  and  distribution  of  soils;  Soil profile;   Soil   erosion,   Degradation   and   conservation;   Factors   influencing   world distribution   of   plants   and   animals;   Problems   of   deforestation   and   conservation measures; Social forestry; agro-forestry; Wild life; Major gene pool centres.
4.             Environmental Geography: Principle of ecology; Human ecological adaptations; Influence of man on ecology and environment; Global and regional ecological changes and   imbalances;   Ecosystem   their   management   and   conservation;   Environmental degradation, management and conservation; Biodiversity and sustainable development; Environmental  policy;  Environmental  hazards  and  remedial  measures;  Environmental education and legislation.
Discussion of Test-I
05 Nov 2018
III 1.             Perspectives  in  Human  Geography: Areal  differentiation;  regional  synthesis; Dichotomy  and  dualism;  Environmentalism;  Quantitative  revolution   and  locational analysis; radical, behavioural, human and welfare approaches; Languages, religions and secularization; Cultural regions of the world; Human development index.
2.             Economic   Geography:   World   economic   development:   measurement   and problems;  World  resources  and  their  distribution;  Energy  crisis;  the  limits  to  growth; World agriculture: typology of agricultural regions; agricultural inputs and productivity; Food and nutrition problems; Food security; famine: causes, effects and remedies; World industries: locational patterns and problems; patterns of world trade.
3.             Geomorphology  Fundamentals  of  geomagnetism;  Physical  conditions  of  the earth's  interior;  Geosynclines;  Continental  drift;  Isostasy;  Plate  tectonics;  Concepts  of geomorphic   cycles   and   Landscape   development;   Denudation   chronology;   Channel morphology; Erosion surfaces; Slope development;
Oceanography: Bottom topography of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, Heat and salt budgets, Ocean deposits; Coral reefs, coral bleaching; sea level changes; law of the sea and marine pollution.
Discussion of Test-II
19 Nov 2018
IV 1.             Population  and  Settlement  Geography: Growth  and  distribution  of  world population; demographic attributes; Causes and consequences of migration; concepts of over-under-and optimum population; Population theories, world population problems and policies, Social well-being and quality of life; Population as social capital. Types and patterns  of  rural  settlements;  Environmental  issues  in  rural  settlements;  Hierarchy  of urban  settlements;  Urban  morphology:  Concepts  of  primate  city  and  rank-size  rule; Functional  classification  of  towns;  Sphere  of  urban  influence;  Rural  -  urban  fringe; Satellite  towns;  Problems  and  remedies  of  urbanization;  Sustainable  development  of cities.
2.             Regional  Planning:  Concept  of  a  region;  Types  of  regions  and  methods  of regionalisation;   Growth   centres   and   growth   poles;   Regional   imbalances;   regional development   strategies;   environmental   issues   in   regional   planning;   Planning   for sustainable development.
3.             Models, Theories and Laws in Human Geography: Systems analysis in Human geography;  Malthusian,  Marxian  and  demographic  transition  models;  Central  Place theories  of  Christaller  and  Losch;  Perroux  and  Boudeville;  Von  Thunen's  model  of agricultural location; Weber's model of industrial location; Ostov's model of stages of growth.
4.             Perspectives  in  Human  Geography: Areal  differentiation;  regional  synthesis; Dichotomy  and  dualism;  Environmentalism;  Quantitative  revolution  and  locational analysis; radical, behavioural, human and welfare approaches; Languages, religions and secularization; Cultural regions of the world; Human development index.
Discussion of Test-III
03 Dec 2018
V Geography Of India
1.             Physical   Setting: Space   relationship   of   India   with   neighboring   countries; Structure   and   relief;   Drainage   system   and   watersheds;   Physiographic   regions; Mechanism  of  Indian  monsoons  and  rainfall  patterns,  Tropical  cyclones  and  western disturbances; Floods and droughts; Climatic regions; Natural vegetation; Soil types and their distributions.
2.             Resources: Land, surface and ground water, energy, minerals, biotic and marine resources; Forest and wild life resources and their conservation; Energy crisis.
3.             Agriculture: Infrastructure:  irrigation,  seeds,  fertilizers,  power;  Institutional factors:  land  holdings,  land  tenure  and  land  reforms;  Cropping  pattern,  agricultural productivity, agricultural intensity, crop  combination, land capability; Agro and social- forestry;   Green   revolution   and   its   socio-   economic   and   ecological   implications; Significance  of  dry  farming;  Livestock  resources  and  white  revolution;  aqua  -  culture; sericulture,  apiculture  and  poultry;  agricultural  regionalisation;  agro-climatic  zones; agroecological regions.
4.             Contemporary  Issues: Ecological  issues:  Environmental  hazards:  landslides, earthquakes, Tsunamis, floods and droughts
Discussion of Test-IV
10 Dec 2018
VI Geography Of India
1.             Agriculture: Infrastructure:  irrigation,  seeds,  fertilizers,  power;  Institutional factors:  land  holdings,  land  tenure  and  land  reforms;  Cropping  pattern,  agricultural productivity, agricultural intensity, crop  combination, land capability; Agro and social- forestry;   Green   revolution   and   its   socio-   economic   and   ecological   implications; Significance  of  dry  farming;  Livestock  resources  and  white  revolution;  aqua  -  culture; sericulture,  apiculture  and  poultry;  agricultural  regionalisation;  agro-climatic  zones; agroecological regions.
2.             Industry: Evolution of industries: Locational factors of cotton, jute, textile, iron and   steel,   aluminium,   fertilizer,  paper,  chemical  and   pharmaceutical,   automobile, cottage  and  agro-based  industries;  Industrial  houses  and  complexes  including  public sector  undertakings;  Industrial  regionalisation;  New  industrial  policies;  Multinationals and liberalization; Special Economic Zones; Tourism including eco - tourism.
3.             Transport,  Communication  and  Trade: Road,  railway,  waterway,  airway  and pipeline  networks  and  their  complementary  roles  in  regional  development;  Growing
importance of ports on national and foreign trade; Trade balance; Trade Policy; Export
24 Dec 2018
processing  zones;  Developments  in  communication  and  information  technology  and their impacts on economy and society; Indian space programme.
4.             Cultural Setting: Historical Perspective of Indian Society: Racial, linguistic and ethnic  diversities;  religious  minorities;  major  tribes,  tribal  areas  and  their  problems; cultural regions; Growth, distribution and density of population; Demographic attributes: sex-ratio, age structure, literacy rate, work-force, dependency ratio, longevity; migration (inter-regional, intra- regional and international) and associated problems; Population problems and policies; Health indicators.
5.             Regional Development and Planning: Experience of regional planning in India; Five   Year   Plans;   Integrated   rural   development   programmes;   Panchayati   Raj   and decentralised   planning;   Command   area   development;   Watershed   management; Planning for backward area, desert, drought prone, hill, tribal area development; multi- level planning; Regional planning and development of island territories.
6.             Contemporary Issues:   epidemics; Issues relating to environmental pollution; Changes  in  patterns  of  land  use;  Principles  of  environmental  impact  assessment  and environmental  management;  Population  explosion  and  food  security;  Environmental degradation;
Discussion of Test-V
VII 1.             Transport,  Communication  and  Trade: Road,  railway,  waterway,  airway  and pipeline  networks  and  their  complementary  roles  in  regional  development;  Growing importance of ports on national and foreign trade; Trade balance; Trade Policy; Export processing  zones;  Developments  in  communication  and  information  technology  and their impacts on economy and society; Indian space programme.
2.             Cultural Setting: Historical Perspective of Indian Society: Racial, linguistic and ethnic  diversities;  religious  minorities;  major  tribes,  tribal  areas  and  their  problems; cultural regions; Growth, distribution and density of population; Demographic attributes: sex-ratio, age structure, literacy rate, work-force, dependency ratio, longevity; migration (inter-regional, intra- regional and international) and associated problems; Population problems and policies; Health indicators.
3.             Political Aspects: Geographical basis of Indian federalism; State reorganisation; Emergence of new states; Regional consciousness and inter-state issues; international boundary of India and related issues; Cross border terrorism; India's role in world affairs; Geopolitics of South Asia and Indian Ocean realm.
4.             Settlements:  Types,  patterns  and  morphology  of  rural  settlements;  Urban developments;  Morphology  of  Indian  cities;  Functional  classification  of  Indian  cities; Conurbations and metropolitan regions; urban sprawl; Slums and associated problems; town planning; Problems of urbanization and remedies.
5.             Political Aspects: Geographical basis of Indian federalism; State reorganisation; Emergence of new states; Regional consciousness and inter-state issues; international boundary of India and related issues; Cross border terrorism; India's role in world affairs; Geopolitics of South Asia and Indian Ocean realm.
6.             Contemporary  Issues:   desertification  and  soil  erosion;  Problems  of  agrarian and   industrial   unrest;   Regional   disparities   in   economic   development;   Concept   of sustainable  growth  and  development;  Environmental  awareness;  Linkage  of  rivers; Globalisation and Indian economy.
Discussion of Test-VI
31 Dec 2018
VIII Mock Test Paper-1
Discussion of Test-VII
07 Jan 2019
IX Mock Test Paper-2 14 Jan 2019
X Mock Test Paper-1 08 Feb 2019
XI Mock Test Paper-2 15 Feb 2019

 

                  ONLINE LAW MAINS TEST SERIES 2019 

SL. No. TEST NO. DATE
I Strategy Session 06 Oct. 2018
II TEST – 01 20 Oct. 2018
III TEST – 02
Discussion of Test-I
03 Nov. 2018
IV TEST – 03
Discussion of Test-II
10 Nov. 2018
V TEST – 04
Discussion of Test-III
24 Nov. 2018
VI TEST – 05
Discussion of Test-IV
08 Dec. 2018
VII TEST – 06
Discussion of Test-V
22 Dec. 2018
VIII TEST – 07
Discussion of Test-VI
05 Jan. 2019
IX TEST – 08
Discussion of Test-VII
19 Jan. 2019
Discussion of Test-VIII 02 Feb. 2019
X Mock Test – I (Paper I) 16 Feb. 2019
XI Mock Test – II (Paper II) 16 Feb. 2019
Discussion of Mock I and II 02 March 2019
TEST TIME: 10 AM-1 PM AND DISCUSSION TIME: 1:30 – 4:00 PM

 

Test No. Paper-I Date.
1. 1.    Constitution  and  Constitutionalism:  The  distinctive  features  of  the Constitution.
2.    Fundamental   Rights—Public   interest   litigation;   Legal   Aid;   Legal services authority.
3.    Relationship  between  Fundamental  rights,  Directive  principles  and Fundamental duties.
4.    Constitutional Position of the President and relation with the Council of Ministers.
5.    Governor and his powers.
6.    Supreme Court and the High Courts:
(a)  Appointments and transfer.
(b)  Powers, functions and jurisdiction.
7.    Centre, States and local bodies:
(a)  Distribution of legislative powers between the Union and the States.
(b)  Local Bodies.
(c)   Administrative  relationship  among  Union,  State  and  Local Bodies.
(d)  Eminent    domain    -    State    property-common    property- community property.
8.    Legislative powers, privileges and immunities.
20 Oct 2018
2. 1.    Services under the Union and the States:
(a)  Recruitment   and   conditions   of   services;   Constitutional safeguards; Administrative tribunals.
(b)  Union  Public  Service  Commission  and  State  Public  Service Commissions—Power and functions.
(c)   Election Commission—Power and functions.
2.    Emergency provisions.
3.    Amendment of the Constitution.
4.    Principle of Natural Justice—Emerging trends and judicial approach.
5.    Delegated legislation and its constitutionality.
6.    Separation of powers and constitutional governance.
7.    Judicial review of administrative action.
8.    Ombudsman: Lokayukta, Lokpal etc.
03 Nov 2018
3. 1.    Nature and Definition of International Law.
2.    Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law.
3.    State Recognition and State Succession.
4.    Law  of  the  sea:  Inland  Waters,  Territorial  Sea,  Contiguous  Zone, Continental Shelf, Exclusive Economic Zone and High Seas.
5.    Individuals: Nationality, statelessness; Human Rights and procedures available for their enforcement.
6.    Territorial jurisdiction of States, Extradition and Asylum.
10 Nov 2018
4. 1.    Peaceful settlement of disputes—different modes.
2.    Lawful recourse to force: aggressions, self-defence, intervention. 3. Fundamental    principles    of    international    humanitarian    law— International conventions and contemporary developments.
3.    Legality  of  the  use  of  nuclear  weapons;  ban  on  testing  of  nuclear weapons; Nuclear non-proliferation treaty, CTST.
4.    International    Terrorism,    State    sponsored    terrorism,    Hijacking, International Criminal Court.
5.    New International Economic Order and Monetary Law: WTO, TRIPS, GATT, IMF, World Bank.
6.    Protection    and    Improvement    of    the    Human    Environment: International Efforts.
24 Nov 2018
Paper-II
5. Law Of Crime -I
1.    General principles of Criminal liability: mens rea and actus reus, mens rea in statutory offences.
2.    Kinds of punishment and emerging trends as to abolition of capital punishment.
3.    Preparations and criminal attempt.
4.    General exceptions.
5.    Joint and constructive liability.
6.    Abetment.
7.    Criminal conspiracy.
8.    Offences against the State.
9.    Offences against public tranquillity.
08 Dec 2018
6. Law of Crime -II
1.    Offences against human body.
2.    Offences against property.
3.    Offences against women.
4.    Defamation.
5.    Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
6.    Protection   of   Civil   Rights   Act,   1955   and   subsequent   legislative developments.
7.    Plea bargaining
22 Dec 2018
7. Law of Torts
1.    Nature and definition.
2.    Liability based upon fault and strict liability; Absolute liability.
3.    Vicarious liability including State Liability.
4.    General defences.
5.    Joint tort fessors.
05 Jan 2019
6.    Remedies.
7.    Negligence.
8.    Defamation.
9.    Nuisance.
10.  Conspiracy.
11.  False imprisonment.
12.  Malicious prosecution.
13.  Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
8. Law of Contracts and Mercantile Law
1.    Nature and formation of contract/E-contract.
2.    Factors vitiating free consent.
3.    Void, voidable, illegal and unenforceable agreements.
4.    Performance and discharge of contracts.
5.    Quasi-contracts.
6.    Consequences of breach of contract.
7.    Contract of indemnity, guarantee and insurance.
8.    Contract of agency.
9.    Sale of goods and hire purchase.
10.  Formation and dissolution of partnership.
11.  Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
12.  Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
13.  Standard form contracts.
19 Jan 2019
9. Contemporary Legal Developments
1.    Public Interest Litigation.
2.    Intellectual property rights—Concept, types/ prospects.
3.    Information    Technology    Law    including    Cyber    Laws—Concept, purpose/prospects.
4.    Competition Law—Concept, purpose/prospects.
5.    Alternate Dispute Resolution—Concept, types/ prospects.
6.    Major statutes concerning environmental law.
7.    Right to Information Act.
8.    Trial by media
02 Feb 2019
10. Full Test 16 Feb 2019
11. Full Test 16 Feb 2019

 

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