Political Science Test Series-A

PSIR Test Series (A) by IAS Delhi Institute (IDI)
Date  Subject Syllabus References 
1-Nov-20 Political Theory and Western Political Thought Western Political Thought, Theories of the state, Justice, Equality 1. Shubhra Ranjan Notes
2. “A History of Political  Thought: Plato to Marx” by Subrata Mukherjee and Sushila Ramaswamy (Selective
8-Nov-20 Political Theory and Western Political Thought Rights, Democracy, Power, Political Ideologies, Indian Political Thought, 1. Shubhra Ranjan Notes
2. “Modern Indian Political Thought: Text and Context” by Bidyut Chakrabarty and Rajendra Kumar Pandey (Selective Reading)
15-Nov-20 Indian Government and politics Indian Nationalism, Making of the Indian Constitution, Salient Features of the Indian Constitution, Union & State Govt, Grassroots Democracy, Statutory Institution/Commissions, Federalism, Planning and Economic Development, Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics, Party System, Social Movements 1. Shubhra Ranjan Notes.

2. “Introduction to the Constitution of India” by Dr Durga Das Basu.
3. The Hindu and Indian Express
along with Selective issues of World Focus Magazine

29-Nov-20 Comparative Politics and International Relations Comparative Politics, State in comparative perspective, Politics of Representation and Participation, Globalisation, Approaches to the Study of International Relations, Key concepts in International Relations, Changing International Political Order, Evolution of the International Economic System, United Nations, Regionalisation of World Politics, Contemporary Global Concerns 1. Shubhra Ranjan Notes
2. “The Globalization of
World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations” by John Baylis, Steve Smith
6-Dec-20 India and the World Indian Foreign Policy, India’s Contribution to the Non-Alignment Movement, India and South Asia, India and the Global South, India and the Global Centres of Power, India and the UN System, India and the Nuclear Question, Recent developments in Indian Foreign policy 1. Shubhra Ranjan Notes
2. Does the Elephant Dance?: Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy- David M. Malone
3. The Hindu and Indian Express along with Selective issues of World Focus Magazine
13-Dec-20 Comprehensive Paper 1 Political Theory and Indian Politics
20-Dec-20 Comprehensive Paper 2 Comparative Politics and International Relations



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1. The focus will be on coverage of syllabus.

2. To give personal attention, only 40 candidates will be admitted.

3. The question papers will be set as per the latest trend of UPSC Examination.

4. Due to Covid-19 lockdown, the Test series is available in online mode.

5. Like UPSC optional paper, all tests will be of 250 marks having Section-A & Section-B and conducted in Question-cum-Answer (QcA) booklet format.

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10. The test series is suitable for 2020 and 2021 students.


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