Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NOTICE

THIS IS TO INFORM THAT THE SESSION FOR MAINS 2014 WILL BEGIN ON THURSDAY, 17TH APRIL AT 11.00 A.M.   STUDENTS WHO HAVE ENROLLED FOR THIS SESSION ARE REQUESTED TO PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT THE INSTITUTE LATEST BY 10.45 A.M.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL SERVICE ASPIRANTS SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMS TEST – V (29/03/14)

GENERAL STUDIES – 

ECONOMICS-
FOREIGN INVESTMENT, WTO, TRADE AGREEMENT
CURRENCY REFORMS, TRADE REFORMS DURING WTO.

INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE-
PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES – CAG, PRESIDENT’S POWER TO ISSUE ORDINANCES AND PRESIDENT’S PARDONING POWERS AND PRESIDENT’S VETO POWER.  4 DISCRETIONARY POWERS AND SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, UNION BUDGET.

CURRENT EVENTS -
INDIA AND CHINA, AFGHANISTAN AND CENTRAL ASIA, COLOUR REVOLUTION.
ETHNIC TENSIONS IN INDIA, RESERVATION POLICY IN INDIA, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS COMMISSION.
INDIAN DIASPORA, EVENTS OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE DURING THE LAST 2 MONTHS.

GENERAL SCIENCE - 
ALL TOPICS COVERED FROM  TESTS  I - IV

ENVIRONMENT & BIO-DIVERSITY - 
ENVIRONMENT AND BIO-DIVERSITY

HISTORY -
SOURCES OF EARLY INDIAN HISTORY, MAURYAN AND POST MAURYAN PERIOD.
CONGRESS: MODERATE PHASE, PARTITION OF BENGAL, MUSLIM LEAGUE AND GANDHIAN PHASE

GEOGRAPHY-
PHYSIOGRAPHY OF INDIA

CSAT  

DECISION MAKING -
DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

ENGLISH -
COMPREHENSION AND GRAMMAR

GMAT /LOGICAL REASONING/ANALYTICAL ABILITY/NUMERACY -
NUMERICAL PROBLEMS, BLOOD RELATIONS, PUZZLES, GEOMETRICAL PROBLEMS.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

N O T I C E

Owing to the altered time–table for the Civil Services Examination – 2014, as announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), we have been forced to change the time-table of the Mains Coaching at the Institute for Civil Service Aspirants. 

The altered time-table for Mains Coaching 2014 is as follows:
        A) Classes for Mains begin in April, 2014 and continue till the end of June, 2014.
      BClasses for Mains resume in September, 2014 and continue till the end of November, 2014.

Classes for Prelims which started in January 2014, as announced before, will continue till the end of March.  Prelims classes will resume again in July, 2014.  The Final Test will be held towards early August, 2014 to enable the students to take the UPSC Examination this year.

Admissions for Mains are going on.  Please contact the office.

Director

11.03.14


Friday, March 7, 2014

SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMS TEST IV (15.03.14)



GENERAL STUDIES-

ECONOMICS
FISCAL POLICY, MONETARY POLICY AND BANKING REFORMS, INDUSTRIAL POLICY.
6 AND 7TH FIVE YEAR PLAN – TRADE REFORMS, LT FISCAL POLICY REFORMS, TELECOM POLICY REFORMS.  8TH FIVE YEAR PLAN – STABILIZATION, STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT, REFORMS  DURING 1990s,

INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE:
PARLIAMENTARY TERMS : JOINT SITTING OF THE HOUSES, PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES, CREATING OF A NEW STATE, CAG (CONTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL).

CURRENT EVENTS
POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN PAKISTAN  AND INDIA’S RELATIONSHIP WITH HER.

MAOIST INSURGENCY, EXTREMISM AND DEVELOPMENT, INTERNAL SECURITY:MEDIA AND INTELLIGENCE, EXTERNAL STATE, NON-STATE ACTOR AND NATIONAL SECURITY, TERRORISM, NARCO-TERRORISM, INDIA’S BORDER PROBLEMS OF SECURITY, CYBER CRIME AND NATIONAL SECURITY, NORTH EASTERN INSURGENCY.
REORGANIZATION OF STATES IN INDIA, PROBLEMS RELATED TO RIVERS.ETHNIC TENSIONS IN INDIA.

HISTORY
REFORMS AND REBELLIONS DURING EAST INDIA COMPANY RULE, EARLY NATIONALISM, PEASANT REBELLION AND TRIBAL REBELLIONS.

GENERAL SCIENCE
 ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM, CHEMISTRY.
 BIO TECHNOLOGY AND BIO DIVERSITY - DEFINITIONS, IMPORTANCE, FEW MEASURES FOR MAINTENANCE, FOOD CHAIN, SPECIES DIVERSITY, BIO-DIVERSITY RELATED TO AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY AND HUMAN HEALTH.  HOTSPOTS, NATIONAL PARKS VERSUS RESERVE FORESTS, CONSERVATION-REASON, DIFFERENT TYPES, SIGNIFICANCE, EXTINCT SPECIES AND THEIR POSSIBLE CONSERVATION BY GENETIC ENGINEERING AND STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY.

GEOGRAPHY
BASIC CONCEPTS OF CLIMATOLOGY, INDIAN CLIMATE, TECTONICS, VOLCANISM, EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI.

CSAT –
DECISION MAKING
DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

ENGLISH
COMPREHENSION AND GRAMMAR

GMAT /LOGICAL REASONING/ANALYTICAL ABILITY
ASSUMPTIONS-TRUTH, ARGUMENT, REASON, MATHEMATICAL OPERATIONS, DIRECTIONS.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

INSTITUTE FOR CIVIL SERVICE ASPIRANTS SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMS TEST – III (22/02/14)

GENERAL STUDIES – 

ECONOMICS: 
POVERTY, INCLUSIVE GROWTH  PROGRAMMES,  LITERACY AND HEALTH PROGRAMMES, HDI, ENERGY ECONOMICS.
3RD FIVE YEAR PLAN – 6TH FIVE YEAR PLAN,  AGRICULTURE,  GREEN REVOLUTION,  INDUSTRIAL STAGNATION,  SERVICES,  LIBERALIZATION IN 1980,

INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE:
PARLIAMENT – JOINT SITTING OF BOTH HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT AND IMPORTANT TERMS CONCERNING IT.
PUBLIC POLICIES.

CURRENT EVENTS:
 POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN MALDIVES, SRI LANKA  AND BHUTAN AND INDIA’S RELATIONSHIP WITH THEM.
NATIONAL SECURITY.

GENERAL SCIENCE:
PHYSICS -  SOUND AND NUCLEI.
BIO TECHNOLOGY - GENETIC ENGINEERING, BIOTECHNOLOGY, BIODIVERSITY

HISTORY:
18TH CENTURY – FALL OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE, RISE OF BRITISH EMPIRE, INSTRUMENTS OF THE DOMINATION, LAND REVENUE EXPERIMENTS  AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS.

CSAT – 

DECISION MAKING:
DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

ENGLISH:
COMPREHENSION AND GRAMMAR

GMAT /LOGICAL REASONING/ANALYTICAL ABILITY:
SYLLOGISM & CODING

Saturday, February 1, 2014

SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMS TEST - II (08/02/14)

GENERAL STUDIES -

ECONOMICS:
AGRICULTURAL GROWTH, PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND FOOD SECURITY. BALANCE OF CAPITAL  ACCOUNTS, BALANCE OF PAYMENTS, FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESERVES,  EXCHANGE  RATE  PROTECTION, REFORMS, 2ND FIVE YEAR PLAN.


INDIAN POLITY AND GOVERNANCE:
PRESIDENT OF INDIA : ELECTION, TENURE, RELATIONSHIP WITH COUNCIL OF MINISTERS - COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY - PARLIAMENT, RIGHTS ISSUES.

CURRENT EVENTS :
SAARC AND BANGLADESH, MYANMAR AND NATIONAL SECURITY.

GENERAL SCIENCE:
LIGHT AND ASTRONOMY


CSAT -

DECISION MAKING :
DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

ENGLISH COMPREHENSION:
COMPREHENSION AND GRAMMAR

GMAT/LOGICAL REASONING/ANALYTICAL ABILITY :
WORD RELATIONS,  ODD WORDS AND VENN DIAGRAMS

Saturday, January 18, 2014

SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMS 2014 : TEST I - 25/01/14

GENERAL STUDIES 

ECONOMICS - 
GDP GROWTH TREND, DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY, 
CONCEPTS OF BASIC ECONOMIC INDICATORS : GDP, GROWTH, INFLATION, REFORMS ETC.
CONCEPTS OF MACROECONOMIC EQUILIBRIUM , BALANCE OF CURRENT ACCOUNT.

INDIAN POLITY & GOVERNANCE -
CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY, PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION, PANCHAYATI RAJ.

CURRENT EVENTS
LEAGUE OF NATIONS, UNO

GENERAL SCIENCE - 
THERMAL PHYSICS, MECHANICS, PROPERTIES OF MATTER.


C S A T - 

DECISION MAKING -
BASICS OF DECISION MAKING: SPOT DECISIONS:DECISIONS BY COMMITTEES.

ENGLISH COMPREHENSION -
COMPREHENSION AND GRAMMAR

GMAT/LOGICAL REASONING/ANALYTICAL ABILITY -
NUMBER AND ALPHABET SERIES