Officers IAS Academy – Mains Hybrid Course (Crash Course cum Test Series)
|17th June – Sunday||Class 1 – Polity & Governance||Class 2 -Economy|
|23rd June – Saturday||Test 1 – Syllabus|
- 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.
- 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.
|Test 1 – Discussion|
|24th June – Sunday||Class 3 – International Relations||Class 4 – Disaster Management|
|30th June – Saturday||Test 2 – Syllabus|
- India and its neighborhood- relations.
- Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
- Disaster and disaster management.
- 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.
|Test 2 – Discussion|
|1st July – Sunday||Class 5– World History||Class 6 – Geography|
|7th July – Saturday||Test 3 – Syllabus|
- History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars.
- Indian Culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
- Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent);
- factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in
- various parts of the world (including India)
|Test 3 – Discussion|
|8th July – Sunday||Class 7– Ethics – Concepts||Class 8 – Ethics Case Studies|
|14th July – Saturday||Test 4 – Syllabus|
Ethics Concepts + Case Studies
|Test 4 – Discussion|
|15th July – Sunday||Class 9– World History||Class 10 – Geography|
|21st July – Saturday||Test 5 – Syllabus|
- Redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism,
- capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
- Modern Indian History from about middle of the 18th until the present.
- The Freedom struggle, its various stages and important contributors/ contributions from different parts of the country
- Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.,
geograpical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies
- and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
|Test 5 – Discussion|
|22nd July – Sunday||Class 11– Polity & Governance||Class 12 – Social Justice|
|28th July – Saturday||Test 6 – Syllabus|
- 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 Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
- 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.
- 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.
|Test 6 – Discussion|
|29th July – Sunday||Class 13– Economy||Class 14 – S&T and Environment|
|4th August –Saturday||Test 7 – Syllabus|
- Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
- Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
- Government Budgeting.
- Land reforms in India
- 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.
- 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.
- Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
|Test 7 – Discussion|
Officers IAS Academy – Mains Hybrid Course (Crash Course cum Test Series)
|5th August – Sunday||Class 15– Ethics Concepts||Class 16 – Ethics Case Studies|
|11th August –Saturday||Test 8 – Syllabus|
Paper 4 Full Syllabus
|Test 8 – Discussion|
|12th August -Sunday||Class 17– World History||Class 18 – Society|
|18th August Saturday||Test 9 – Syllabus|
Paper 1 Full Syllabus
|Test 9 – Discussion|
|19th August -Sunday||Class 19–IR||Class 20 – Social Justice|
|25th August Saturday||Test 10 – Syllabus|
Paper 2 (Full Syllabus)
|Test 10 – Discussion|
|26th August -Sunday||Class 21–S&T and Environment||Class 22 – I.Security|
|1st September Saturday|| Test 11 – Syllabus|
Paper 3 Full Syllabus
|Test 11 – Discussion|
|2nd Septemebr-Sunday||Class 23 Essay||Class 24– World History|
|8th September Saturday||Test 12 – Syllabus|
|Test 12 – Discussion|
|September||Class 25 – Post Independence||Class 26 – Society|
|15th September Saturday||Paper 1 – Full Test||Paper 2 – Full Test|
|16th September Sunday||Paper 3 Full Test||Paper 4 Full Test|
|22nd Septemebr-Saturday||Paper 1 – Full Test||Paper 2 Full test|
|Paper 3 Full Test||Paper 4 Full Test|
- R Satapathy – IAS 1972 Batch
- S Subramhaniyan – IRAS 1979 Batch
- RA Israel Jebasingh – IAS 2004 Batch & AIR 59
- R Rangarajan – IAS 2005 Batch & AIR 46
- Joseph – 15 Years Teaching Experience
- Ilan Chezhian – Former Assistant Commandant CRPF
- Uday Kumar – Former IES
- Guna Mathivanan
- Dharmarajan – Tamil Scholar