Features of program

  • 12 sectional half-length tests 
  • Time-bound copy evaluation 
  • One on one session with mentors 
  • Evaluation by CSE interview appeared candidates and selected students 
  • Well-experienced mentors for doubt clearance and guidance 
  • Approach answers for revision 
  • Answer enriching tips, keywords, examples, case studies, statistics 
  • Test Series Validity – Till Mains 2023

Fees – Rs. 4500/-

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Sr. No. Date Sectional Tests Marks
1. 01/02/2023 Ethics (Part I) Sectional Test 130 Marks
2. 08/02/2023 Ethics (Part II) Sectional Test 130 Marks
3. 15/02/2023 Society Sectional Test 125 Marks
4. 22/02/2023 Geography, Environment & Disaster Management Sectional Test 125 Marks
5. 01/03/2023 Indian Culture &  Modern Indian History Sectional Test 125 Marks
6. 08/03/2023 Polity Sectional Test 125 Marks
7. 15/03/2023 Social Justice & Governance Sectional Test 125 Marks
8. 22/03/2023 International Relations & Security Sectional Test 125 Marks
9. 29/03/2023 Economics & Agriculture Sectional Test 125 Marks
10. 05/04/2023 Science Sectional Test  125 Marks
11. 12/04/2023 Post-Independence India & World History Sectional Test 125 Marks
12. 19/04/2023 Ethics Case Studies Test 125 Marks


Test Syllabus



1 Ethics (Part I) Sectional Test

  • Essence of Ethics, Determinants and Consequences of Ethics in Human Interaction; Dimensions of Ethics; Ethics in private and public relations
  • Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating moral and ethical values
  • Content, structure and function of attitude; Influence of attitude in thought and behaviour; Relation of attitude to thought and behaviour; Moral and Political attitudes; Social influence and persuasion
  • Aptitude and foundational values of Civil Service; Integrity; Impartiality and non-partisanship, Objectivity; Dedication to public service; Empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections of the society
  • Concepts of emotional intelligence; Utility and application of emotional intelligence in administration and governance; Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world to the concepts of morality
2 Ethics (Part II) Sectional Test

  • Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration- Status and associated problems; Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
  • Laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; Accountability and ethical governance; Strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance
  • Ethical Issues in international relations and funding; Corporate governance; Concept of public service; The philosophical basis of governance and probity
  • Information sharing and transparency in government; Right to Information; Codes of ethics; Codes of Conduct; Citizen’s Charters; Work culture
  • Quality of service delivery; Utilization of public funds; Challenges of corruption
3 Society Sectional Test

  • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
  • Role of Women and Women’s Organization, Population and Associated Issues, Poverty and Developmental issues, Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Effects of Globalization on Indian society.
  • Social Empowerment, Communalism, Regionalism & Secularism.
4 Geography, Environment & Disaster Management Sectional Test

  • Salient features of World’s Physical Geography.
  • Distribution of Key Natural Resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
  • Important Geophysical Phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
  • Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Disaster and Disaster Management.
5 Indian Culture, Modern Indian History Test

  • Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian History from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
6 Polity Sectional Test

  • Indian Constitution—Historical Underpinnings, Evolution, Features, Amendments, Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.
  • Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure, Devolution of Powers and Finances up to Local Levels and Challenges Therein.
  • Separation of Powers between various organs Dispute Redressal Mechanisms and Institutions.
  • Comparison of the Indian Constitutional Scheme with that of Other Countries.
  • Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these.
  • Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; Pressure Groups and Formal/Informal Associations and their Role in the Polity.
  • Salient Features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  • Statutory, Regulatory and various Quasi-judicial Bodies.
7 Social Justice & Governance Sectional Test

  • Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.
    Development Processes and the Development Industry — the Role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of the population by the Centre and States and the Performance of these Schemes; Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections.
  • Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger.
  • Important Aspects of Governance, Transparency and Accountability, E-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; Citizens Charters, Transparency & Accountability and institutional and other measures.
  • Role of Civil Services in a Democracy.
8 International Relations & Security Sectional Test

  • India and its Neighborhood- Relations.
  • Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora.
  • Important International Institutions, agencies and fora – their Structure, Mandate.
  • Linkages between Development and Spread of Extremism.
  • Role of External State and Non-state Actors in creating challenges to Internal Security.
  • Challenges to Internal Security through Communication Networks, Role of Media and Social Networking Sites in Internal Security Challenges, Basics of Cyber Security; Money-Laundering and its prevention.
  • Security Challenges and their Management in Border Areas – Linkages of Organized Crime with Terrorism.
  • Various Security Forces and Agencies and their Mandate.
9 Economics Sectional Test

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.
  • Inclusive Growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting.
  • Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their Effects on Industrial Growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Investment Models.
10 Agriculture & Science Sectional Test 

  • Major Crops – Cropping Patterns in various parts of the country, – Different Types of Irrigation and Irrigation Systems; Storage, Transport and Marketing of Agricultural Produce and Issues and Related Constraints; E-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to Direct and Indirect Farm Subsidies and Minimum Support Prices; Public Distribution System – Objectives, Functioning, Limitations, Revamping; Issues of Buffer Stocks and Food Security; technology Missions; Economics of Animal-Rearing.
  • Food Processing and Related Industries in India- Scope’ and Significance, Location, Upstream and Downstream Requirements, Supply Chain Management.
  • Land Reforms in India
  • Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life.
  • Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology; Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology.Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, Robotics, Nano-technology, Bio-technology and issues relating to Intellectual Property Rights.
11 Post-Independence India & World History Sectional Test

  • Post-independence Consolidation and Reorganization within the country.
  • History of the World will include events from 18th century such as Industrial Revolution, world wars, Redrawal of National Boundaries, Colonization, Decolonization, political philosophies like Communism, Capitalism, Socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.


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