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2018

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INTEGRATED LEARNING PROGRAMME-ILP 2018- FULL PLAN

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[INTEGRATED LEARNING PROGRAMME 2018]


ILP is an effort towards assisting an aspirant sitting at the remotest part of the country to crack UPSC with single digit rank. This plan is the heart and soul of ILP. There
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SET 1

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 1: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 1: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
31st July 1 Polity & CA NCERT 11TH INDIAN CONSTITUTION AT WORK GS Paper 2-Indian Constitution Current Affairs- Cover
Constitution: Why and How? Refer to Laxmikanth and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
1st August 2 Polity & CA Constitution as a Living Document notes from it)
The Philosophy of the Constitution Historical underpinning Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
2nd August 3 Polity & CA Rights in the Indian Constitution Evolution hours
Executive, Legislature, Judiciary Features Follow Value Add Notes
rd
3 August 4 Polity & CA Federalism, Local Governments only after going through
Election and Representation GS Paper 1- World History: Refer given sources
th
4 August 5 Polity & CA to Old NCERT Arjun Dev or 12th Spend a couple of hours for
Tamil Nadu Book and VAN your Optional on Daily Basis
5th August 6 Polity & CA Laxmikanth 5th EDITION- PART 1 (If fresher)
Industrial, American, Make separate Hard Copy
6th August 7 Polity & CA Historical Background French and Revolution for Polity, History,
Making of the Constitution Economics, Environment,
Polity & CA Salient Features of the Constitution Mains Focus- Current Affairs Geography, Science and
Preamble of the Constitution Tech and Current Affairs- For
Union and its Territory Follow Daily News Tests
Citizenship Analysis of this week After taking the Test - Make
7th August 8
Follow All India Radio and notes of all the concepts
RSTV Discussions covered that you learnt in Test in
on iasbaba.com of this your Polity Note Book along
week with Previous Years
8th August 9 REVISION REVISION REVISION Questions that you solved
for overlapping topics
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
Jan and Feb - in SET 1
9th August CURRENT AFFAIRS- 31st July to
10 SET 1 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
8th August 2017
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 1: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 1: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
10th August 11 Geography & CA Only New NCERTs- 6 to 10-All chapters GS Paper I: World History- VAN Current Affairs- Cover
Topics and Old NCERT Arjun Dev Babapedia of the Day
11th August 12 Geography & CA The Earth in the Solar System Topics (Make notes from it)
Globe : Latitudes and Longitudes Maps Unification of Germany Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
12th August 13 Geography & CA Motions of the Earth and Major Domains and Italy hours
13th August 14 Geography & CA of the Earth Rise of Socialism Follow Value Add Notes
Major Landforms of the Earth only after going through
India: Size & Location, Physical Features, Mains Focus- Current Affairs given sources
th
14 August 15 Geography & CA Climate, Drainage, Vegetation and Spend a couple of hours for
15th August 16 Geography & CA Wildlife, Environment Follow Daily News your Optional on Daily
Inside Our Earth Analysis of this week Basis (If fresher)
Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Follow All India Radio Make separate Hard Copy
16th August 17 Geography & CA Human Environment Settlement, and RSTV Discussions for Polity, History,
Transport and Communication covered on iasbaba.com Economics, Environment,
Human Environment Interactions: The of this week Geography, Science and
Tropical and the Subtropical Region Tech and Current Affairs-
Life in the Temperate Grasslands , Life in For Tests
the Deserts After taking Test- Make
17th August 18 Geography & CA notes of all the concepts
Land, Soil, Water, Natural Vegetation and
Wildlife Resources that you learnt in this Test
Mineral and Power Resources in your Geography Note
Agriculture and Manufacturing Industries Book along with Previous
Human Resources Years Questions that you
solved for overlapping
18th August 19 REVISION REVISION REVISION topics
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 9th to 18th Jan and Feb - in SET 1
19th August 20 SET 1 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
August 2017
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 1: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 1: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
20th August 21 Economy & CA NCERT 11th- Indian Economic GS Paper 1: NCERT Sociology- 12th Current Affairs- Cover
Development and Selected Chapters Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 and Value Babapedia of the Day (Make
21st August 22 Economy & CA from Ramesh Singh, 9th Edition- Chapters Add Notes notes from it)
2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
22nd August 23 Economy & CA Topics Topics hours
Indian Economy on the Eve of Follow Value Add Notes only
rd
23 August 24 Economy & CA Independence Salient Features of Indian after going through given
Indian Economy (1950-1990) Society sources
24th August 25 Economy & CA Liberalization, Privatization & Role of women and women's Spend a couple of hours for
Globalization organization, population and your Optional on Daily Basis
25th August 26 Economy & CA Poverty and related issues associated issues, poverty (If fresher)
Human Capital Formation in India and developmental issues, Make separate Hard Copy
26th August 27 Economy & CA Rural Development Urbanization, their for Polity, History,
Employment: Growth, problems and their Economics, Environment,
Economy & CA Informalization & other Issues remedies. Geography, Science and
Population Issues Tech and Current Affairs- For
o Demography Mains Focus- Current Affairs Tests
o Census Study Follow Daily News Analysis After taking Test - Make
Environment & Sustainable of this week notes of all the concepts
27th August 28 Follow All India Radio and that you learnt in Test in
Development
Comparative Development RSTV Discussions covered on your Economy Note Book
Experiences of India & its iasbaba.com of this week along with Previous Years
Neighbours Questions that you solved
for overlapping topic
28th August 29 REVISION REVISION REVISION Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
29th August CURRENT AFFAIRS- 20th to 28th Jan and Feb - in SET 1
30 SET 1 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
August 2017
30th August 31 MAINS MOCK TEST 1 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 1- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month

31st August 32 REVISION


SET 2

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 2: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 2: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
1st September 33 History & CA NCERT 12TH OLD - BIPAN CHANDRA GS Paper 1: Indias Struggle for Current Affairs- Cover
Decline of Mughal Empire Independence-Bipan Chandra Babapedia of the Day (Make
2nd September 34 History & CA Indian States & Society in the and VAN notes from it)
3rd September 35 History & CA 18th Century Revolt of 1857 Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
4th September 36 History & CA European Penetration & British Civil Rebellion and Tribal hours
5th September 37 History & CA Conquest of India Uprising Follow Value Add Notes only
6th September 38 History & CA Economic Policies and the Peasant Movements and after going through given
7th September 39 History & CA Structure Government of British Uprising after 1857 sources
History & CA in India (1757-1857) Foundation of Congress Spend a couple of hours for
Administrative Organization & Socio-Religious Reforms your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Social & Cultural Policy and National Awakening fresher)
Social & Cultural Awakening in The Economic Critique of Make separate Hard Copy for
the First half of 19th Century Colonialism Polity, History, Economics,
The Revolt of 1857 Environment, Geography,
8th September 40 Administrative Changes after Mains Focus- Current Affairs Science and Tech and Current
1858 Follow Daily News Affairs- For Tests
The Economic Impact of British Analysis of this week After taking Test - Make notes
Rule Follow All India Radio and of all the concepts that you
RSTV Discussions covered learnt in your History Note Book
on iasbaba.com of this along with Previous Years
week Questions that you solved for
9th September 41 REVISION REVISION REVISION overlapping topic
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
th
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 29 August March & April- in SET 2
10th September 42 SET 2 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
to 9th September 2017
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 2: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 2: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
11th September 43 Eviron/S&T/ CA Shankar IAS Environment-Part 1, NCERT GS Paper 1: Indian Society- VAN Current Affairs- Cover
12th Biology-Unit 10, NCERT Chemistry Topics Babapedia of the Day (Make
12th September 44 Eviron/S&T/ CA 11th- Environmental Chemistry- Unit 14 Effects of globalization on notes from it)
13th September 45 Eviron/S&T/ CA Ecology-Functions of an Indian society Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
14th September 46 Eviron/S&T/ CA Ecosystem, Terrestrial and Social empowerment, hours
15th September 47 Eviron/S&T/ CA Aquatic Ecosystem communalism, Follow Value Add Notes only
16th September 48 Eviron/S&T/ CA Environmental Pollution: Air, regionalism & secularism. after going through given
17th September 49 Eviron/S&T/ CA Water, Soil, Noise, Thermal, sources
Eviron/S&T/ CA Plastic pollution GS Paper 4: Ethics and Human Spend a couple of hours for
Solid Waste, E-Waste, Interface your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Radioactive Waste etc Lexicon-1st Chapter and fresher)
Types of Pollutants, Acid rain, Fly Value Add Notes Make separate Hard Copy for
Ash, Smog etc 2nd ARC-4th Report Polity, History, Economics,
Bio-remediation techniques etc Justice Harvard Videos- Environment, Geography,
degradation, Sand Mining and Watch all episode on Science and Tech and Current
ground water scarcity etc regular intervals Link Affairs- For Tests
18th September 50
Environmental Impact After taking Test - Make notes
Assessment Mains Focus- Current Affairs of all the concepts that you
Other contemporary issues Follow Daily News learnt in your Environment and
Science and Technology Analysis of this week Science Note Book along with
Space and Defence related Follow All India Radio and Previous Years Questions that
NCERTs-6th, 7th and 8th Class RSTV Discussions covered you solved for overlapping topic
on iasbaba.com of this Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
week March & April- in SET 2
19th September 51 REVISION REVISION REVISION
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 10th to 19th
20th September 52 SET 2 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
September 2017
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 2: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 2: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
21st September 53 Polity & CA Laxmikanth- 5th Edition GS Paper 2: Indian Constitution- Current Affairs- Cover
Fundamental Rights Refer to Laxhmikanth and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
22nd September 54 Polity & CA Directive Principles of State Policy notes from it)
23rd September 55 Polity & CA Fundamental Duties Overlapping Topics of Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
24th September 56 Polity & CA Amendment of the Constitution Prelims hours
25th September 57 Polity & CA Basic Structure Focus on Center-State Follow Value Add Notes only
26th September 58 Polity & CA Parliamentary System Relations and Devolution after going through given
27th September 59 Polity & CA Federal System of Power for Mains sources
Polity & CA Centre-State Relations/Inter- Spend a couple of hours for
State Relations GS Paper 4: Attitude and Social your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Emergency Provisions Cognition fresher)
Special Status of J&K Lexicon-2nd Chapter and Make separate Hard Copy for
Special Provisions for Some Value Add Notes Polity, History, Economics,
States 12th Psychology- Chapter Environment, Geography,
Panchayati Raj 6&7 Science and Tech and Current
Urban Local Governments 2nd ARC-4th Report Affairs- For Tests
Union Territories Justice Harvard Videos- After taking Test - Make notes
28th September 60 Scheduled and Tribal Areas Watch all episode on of all the concepts that you
regular intervals Link learnt in your Polity Note Book
along with Previous Years
Mains Focus- Current Affairs Questions that you solved for
Follow Daily News overlapping topic
Analysis of this week Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
Follow All India Radio and March & April- in SET 2
RSTV Discussions covered
on iasbaba.com of this
week
29th September 61 REVISION REVISION REVISION
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 20th to 29th
30th September 62 SET 2 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
September 2017
1st October 63 REVISION TEST 1-SET 1 AND SET 2

2nd October 64 MAINS MOCK TEST 2 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 2- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month
SET 3

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 3: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 3: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
3rd October 65 Geography & CA New NCERT-11th Indian Physical GS Paper 1: World History- Norman Current Affairs- Cover
4th October 66 Geography & CA Environmental Geography and Lowe or Old NCERT-VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
5th October 67 Geography & CA Fundamentals of Physical Geography World War 1 notes from it)
6th October 68 Geography & CA The League of Nations Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
7th October 69 Geography & CA Indian Physiography International Relations from hours
8th October 70 Geography & CA The Northern Mountains 1919-1939 Follow Value Add Notes only
9th October 71 Geography & CA The Great Plains after going through given
10thOctober Geography & CA The Peninsular Uplands Mains Focus- Current Affairs sources
The Indian Coasts and Islands Follow Daily News Analysis Spend a couple of hours for
Drainage of this week your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Himalayan Rivers, Indus River Follow All India Radio and fresher)
System, Ganga River System, RSTV Discussions covered on Make separate Hard Copy for
Brahmaputra River System, iasbaba.com of this week Polity, History, Economics,
72
The Peninsular River System Environment, Geography,
The East flowing Rivers/West Science and Tech and Current
Flowing Rivers Affairs- For Tests
Mains Rivers and their After taking Test - Make notes
tributaries of all the concepts that you
learnt in your Geography Note
11th October 73 REVISION REVISION REVISION Book along with Previous Years
12th October Questions that you solved for
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 30th September overlapping topic
74 SET 3 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
to 10th October 2017 Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
May & June- in SET 3
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 3: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 3: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
12th October 75 Economy & CA Introductory Macroeconomics- NCERT GS Paper 3- Economy- Same sources Current Affairs- Cover
13th October 76 Economy & CA 12th and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
14th October 77 Economy & CA National Income Accounting Indian Economy and issues notes from it)
15th October 78 Economy & CA Money and Banking relating to planning, Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
16th October 79 Economy & CA Income Determination mobilization of resources, hours
17th October 80 Economy & CA The Government-Budget and growth, development and Follow Value Add Notes only
18th October 81 Economy & CA Economy employment. after going through given
19th October Economy & CA Open Economy Macroeconomics Inclusive growth and issues sources
arising from it. Spend a couple of hours for
Ramesh Singh- 9th Edition Government Budgeting. your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Chapter 1-Introduction fresher)
Chapter 7- Inflation and Business Mains Focus- Current Affairs Make separate Hard Copy for
82
Cycle Follow Daily News Analysis of Polity, History, Economics,
Chapter 11- Indian Financial this week Environment, Geography,
Market Follow All India Radio and RSTV Science and Tech and Current
Chapter 12- Banking in India Discussions covered on Affairs- For Tests
iasbaba.com of this week After taking Test- Make notes
20th October 83 REVISION REVISION REVISION of all the concepts that you
learnt in your Economy Note
Book along with Previous
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 11th October to 20th Years Questions that you
21st October 84 SET 3 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
October 2017 solved for overlapping topic
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
May & June- in SET 3
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 3: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 3: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
22nd October 85 History & CA Medieval India-Old NCERT Satish GS Paper 3- Disaster Management Current Affairs- Cover
23rd October 86 History & CA Chandra or Tamil Nadu-11th or New 2nd ARC report- Crisis Babapedia of the Day (Make
24th October 87 History & CA NCERT- Themes in Indian History Management and VAN notes from it)
25th October 88 History & CA Part 2 Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
26th October 89 History & CA Indian During Arab Invasions GS Paper 4: Ethics-Aptitude and hours
27th October 90 History & CA Delhi Sultans and Sultanate Foundational Values Follow Value Add Notes only
28th October 91 History & CA Through the eyes of after going through given
29th October History & CA Travellers Lexicon- 3rd Chapter and VAN sources
Bhakti-Sufi Movements and 2nd ARC-4th Report Spend a couple of hours for
Traditions Justice Harvard Videos your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Vijayanagara and Bahamani fresher)
Kingdom Mains Focus- Current Affairs Make separate Hard Copy for
Mughal Empire Follow Daily News Analysis of Polity, History, Economics,
92
Rise of Marathas and this week Environment, Geography,
Kingdom Follow All India Radio and Science and Tech and Current
Coming of the Europeans to RSTV Discussions covered on Affairs- For Tests
India - Establishment of iasbaba.com of this week After taking Test - Make notes
British Rule in India of all the concepts that you
learn in your History Note
30th October 93 REVISION REVISION REVISION Book along with Previous
Years Questions that you
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 21st to 30th solved for overlapping topic
31st October 94 SET 3 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
October 2017 Cover Yojana/Kuruskshetra
May and June- in SET 3

1st November 95 MAINS MOCK TEST 3 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 3- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month
SET 4

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 4: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 4: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
2nd November 96 Eviron/S&T/ CA NCERT Biology 12th- Unit 10 and Shankar GS Paper 2-International Current Affairs- Cover
3rd November 97 Eviron/S&T/ CA IAS Environment Book- Part 2 Relations Current Affairs and Babapedia of the Day (Make
4th November 98 Eviron/S&T/ CA VAN notes from it)
5th November 99 Eviron/S&T/ CA Biodiversity India and its neighbours Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
6th November 100 Eviron/S&T/ CA Indian Biodiversity hours
7th November 101 Eviron/S&T/ CA Schedule Animals of Wildlife Follow Value Add Notes
8th November 102 Eviron/S&T/ CA Protection Act, 1972 Mains Focus- Current Affairs only after going through
9th November Eviron/S&T/ CA Animal Diversity of India given sources
Plant Diversity of India Follow Daily News Spend a couple of hours for
Marine Organism Analysis of this week your Optional on Daily Basis
Protected Area Network Follow All India Radio and (If fresher)
103 Conservation Efforts RSTV Discussions covered Make separate Hard Copy
on iasbaba.com of this for Polity, History,
Science and Technology week Economics, Environment,
IT, Communications and Geography, Science and
Computers, NCERTs-9th and 10th Tech and Current Affairs- For
10th November 104 REVISION REVISION REVISION Tests
11th November After taking Test- Make
notes of all the concepts
that you learnt in your
Environment and Science
Note Book along with
Previous Years Questions
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 31st October that you solved for
105 SET 4 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
to 10th November overlapping topics
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
July and August- in SET 4
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 4: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 4: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
12th November 106 Polity & CA Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth- 5th Edition GS Paper 1- Post Independence Current Affairs- Cover
13th November 107 Polity & CA Consolidation Babapedia of the Day
14th November 108 Polity & CA Topics (Make notes from it)
15th November 109 Polity & CA President and Vice-President Politics in India Since Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
16th November 110 Polity & CA Independence-12th hours
17th November 111 Polity & CA Governor, Prime Minister/Chief NCERT and VAN Follow Value Add Notes
18th November 112 Polity & CA Minister only after going through
19th November 113 Polity & CA given sources
Central Council of Ministers/State Mains Focus- Current Affairs Spend a couple of hours for
Council of Ministers, Cabinet your Optional on Daily
Committees Follow Daily News Basis (If fresher)
Analysis of this week Make separate Hard Copy
Parliament, Parliamentary Follow All India Radio and for Polity, History,
Committees, Forums, Group, State RSTV Discussions covered Economics, Environment,
Legislature on iasbaba.com of this Geography, Science and
week Tech and Current Affairs-
Supreme Court, High Court and For Tests
Subordinate Courts, Judicial Review, After taking Test- Make
Judicial Activism, Public Interest notes of all the concepts
Litigation that you learnt in your
Polity Note Book along
20th November 114 with Previous Years
REVISION REVISION REVISION Questions that you solved
for overlapping topics
21st November 115 CURRENT AFFAIRS- 11th to 20th Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
SET 4 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
November July and August- in SET 4
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 4: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 4: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
22nd November 116 Geography & CA NCERT Class 12th- Human Geography Unit GS Paper 1: Geography- Old NCERT Current Affairs- Cover
23rd November 117 Geography & CA II and Unit III/ or any source that covers Land & people and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
24th November 118 Geography & CA below topics Topics notes from it)
25th November 119 Geography & CA Distribution of key natural Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
26th November 120 Geography & CA Topics resources across the world hours
27th November 121 Geography & CA Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and (including South Asia and the Follow Value Add Notes only
28th November 122 Geography & CA Quaternary Activities Indian subcontinent); after going through given
29th November Geography & CA Transport and Communication Factors responsible for the sources
Railways location of primary, Spend a couple of hours for
Roads and Highways secondary, and tertiary your Optional on Daily Basis
National Waterways sector industries in various (If fresher)
Major and Minor Ports parts of the world (including Make separate Hard Copy
Inland Waterways India) for Polity, History,
Land Resources and Agriculture Major crops cropping Economics, Environment,
Land utilization in India patterns in various parts of Geography, Science and
Types of farming the country, different types Tech and Current Affairs- For
Cropping and Irrigation of irrigation and irrigation Tests
Types of crops systems storage After taking Test - Make
Policies notes of all the concepts
123 Minerals and Energy Resources Mains Focus- Current Affairs that you learnt in your
Renewable Energy Follow Daily News Analysis Geography Note Book along
Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Wind of this week with Previous Years
Energy Follow All India Radio and Questions that you solved
Indias Power Scenario RSTV Discussions covered on for overlapping topic
Thermal Power Plants
iasbaba.com of this week Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
Metallic and non-Metallic Minerals July and August- in SET 4
Oil Refineries and Pipelines
Petroleum and Coal
Natural Gas, CNG, LPG etc
Various other sources of Energy
Industries
Agro-based
Cotton
Jute-Textile
Sugar
Iron
Steel
Silk
Tea-Coffee
Government Policies associated
with Industries

30th November 124 REVISION REVISION REVISION


1st December CURRENT AFFAIRS- 21st to 30th
125 SET 4 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
November

2nd December 126 MAINS MOCK TEST 4 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 4- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month

3rd December 127 REVISION TEST 2- SET 3 AND SET 4


SET 5

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 5: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 5: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
3rd December 128 Economy & CA Ramesh Singh- 9th Edition GS Paper 3: Agriculture- Ramesh Current Affairs- Cover
4th December 129 Economy & CA Singh and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
5th December 130 Economy & CA Topics Transport and marketing notes from it)
6th December 131 Economy & CA Chapter 8- Agriculture and Food of agricultural produce Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
7th December 132 Economy & CA Management and issues and related hours
8th December 133 Economy & CA Chapter 9- Industry and constraints; e-technology Follow Value Add Notes only
9th December 134 Economy & CA Infrastructure in the aid of farmers after going through given
10th December Economy & CA Chapter 10- Service Sector Issues related to direct sources
Chapter 13- Insurance in India and indirect farm Spend a couple of hours for
Chapter 14- Security Market in subsidies and minimum your Optional on Daily Basis (If
India support prices; fresher)
Public Distribution Make separate Hard Copy for
System objectives, Polity, History, Economics,
functioning, limitations, Environment, Geography,
revamping; Science and Tech and Current
issues of buffer stocks Affairs- For Tests
and food security; After taking Test - Make notes
135
Technology missions; of all the concepts that you
economics of animal- learnt in your Economy Note
rearing Book along with Previous Years
Mains Focus- Current Affairs Questions that you solved for
Follow Daily News overlapping topic
Analysis of this week Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
Follow All India Radio and September and October- in SET
RSTV Discussions covered 5
on iasbaba.com of this
week
11th December 136 REVISION REVISION REVISION
12th December CURRENT AFFAIRS-1st to 11th
137 SET 5 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
December
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 5: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 5: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
13th December 138 History & CA Ancient India- Old NCERT: Ancient India, Current Affairs- Cover
14th December 139 History & CA R.S Sharma and Tamil Nadu-11th GS Paper 4: Emotional Babapedia of the Day (Make
15th December 140 History & CA Intelligence notes from it)
16th December 141 History & CA Prehistoric Period Lexicon-4th Chapter and Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
17th December 142 History & CA Harappan/Indus Valley Value Add Notes hours
18th December 143 History & CA Civilization 2nd ARC-4th Report Follow Value Add Notes only
19th December 144 History & CA Vedic Period Justice Harvard Videos- after going through given
20th December History & CA Religious Reforms like Buddhism Watch all episode on sources
and Jainism regular intervals Link Spend a couple of hours for
Mauryan and Post-Mauryan Age your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Sangam Age Mains Focus- Current Affairs fresher)
Gupta Age and Harshvardhana Follow Daily News Make separate Hard Copy for
Age Analysis of this week Polity, History, Economics,
145 Central Asian Contacts and their Follow All India Radio and Environment, Geography,
Results RSTV Discussions covered Science and Tech and Current
The Age of Satvahanas on iasbaba.com of this Affairs- For Tests
South Indian Empires- Pallavas, week After taking Test - Make notes
Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas and of all the concepts that you
Cholas learnt in your History Note Book
along with Previous Years
21st December 146 REVISION REVISION REVISION Questions that you solved for
22nd December overlapping topic
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra-
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 12th to 21st September and October- in SET
147 SET 5 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
December 5
23rd December to 31st December- REVISON HOLIDAY (Day 148-Day 156)
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 5: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 5: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
1st January 157 Environ/S&T/CA Shankar IAS Part 3 GS Paper 1- World History- Current Affairs- Cover
2nd January 158 Environ/S&T/CA Climate Change Norman Lowe or any source that Babapedia of the Day (Make
3rd January 159 Environ/S&T/CA Global Warming, Greenhouse covers below topics notes from it)
4th January 160 Environ/S&T/CA effect, Climate Forcing, Global World War II Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
5th January 161 Environ/S&T/CA Warming Potential etc United Nations hours
6th January 162 Environ/S&T/CA Ocean Acidification Organizations Follow Value Add Notes only
7th January 163 Environ/S&T/CA Ozone Depletion Conflict in the Middle East after going through given
8th January Environ/S&T/CA Impact of Climate Change- India sources
Agriculture and Food Security Mains Focus- Current Affairs Spend a couple of hours for
Climate Change and Health Follow Daily News Analysis your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Water Security of this week fresher)
Ecosystem and Biodiversity Follow All India Radio and Make separate Hard Copy for
Mitigation Strategies RSTV Discussions covered Polity, History, Economics,
Carbon Sequestration on iasbaba.com of this Environment, Geography,
Carbon Sink, Carbon Credit, week Science and Tech and Current
Carbon Offsetting, Carbon Tax, Affairs- For Tests
Geo-engineering etc After taking Test - Make notes
India and Climate Change of all the concepts that you
National Action Plan on Climate learnt in your Environment
164 and Science Note Book along
Change
Green Building with Previous Years Questions
GRIHA that you solved for
BSE Greenex overlapping topic
National Initiative on Climate Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra-
Resilient Agriculture September and October- in
Etc SET 5
Science and Technology
Biotechnology, Energy, Recent
Advancement in Science
NCERT BIO-12th Class- Chapters
9,10,11 and 12
9th January 165 REVISION REVISION REVISION
10th January CURRENT AFFAIRS- 22nd December
166 SET 5 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
2017 to 9th January 2018

11th January 167 MAINS MOCK TEST 5 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 5- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month
SET 6

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 6: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 6: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
12th January 168 Polity & CA Revision of SET 4: BLOCK 2 Prelims GS Paper 4: Contributions of Moral Current Affairs- Cover
13th January 169 Polity & CA Topics and Thinkers and Philosophers from Babapedia of the Day (Make
14th January 170 Polity & CA India and World notes from it)
15th January 171 Polity & CA Topics Lexicon- 5th Chapter and Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
16th January 172 Polity & CA NITI Aayog Value Add Notes hours
17th January 173 Polity & CA National Human Rights 2nd ARC-4th Report Follow Value Add Notes only
18th January 174 Polity & CA Commission after going through given
19th January Polity & CA State Human Rights GS Paper 1- World History-Norman sources
Commission Lowe and VAN Spend a couple of hours for
Central Information The Rise of Fascism-Italy, your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Commission Germany, Japan and Spain fresher)
State Information Commission Make separate Hard Copy for
175 Central Vigilance Commission Mains Focus- Current Affairs Polity, History, Economics,
Central Bureau of Follow Daily News Analysis Environment, Geography,
Investigation of this week Science and Tech and Current
Lokpal and Lokayuktas Follow All India Radio and Affairs- For Tests
RSTV Discussions covered on After taking Test - Make notes
iasbaba.com of this week of all the concepts that you
20th January 176 REVISION REVISION REVISION learnt in your Polity Note Book
21st January along with Previous Years
Questions that you solved for
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 10th to 20th overlapping topic
177 SET 6 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
January 2018 Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
November and December- in
SET 6
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 6: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 6: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
22nd January 178 Geography & CA G.C Leong- Chapters 3 to 11 and 13- 14 GS Paper 1: Geography: Same source Current Affairs- Cover
23rd January 179 Geography & CA 11th NCERT- Indian Physical as Prelims and VAN Babapedia of the Day (Make
24th January 180 Geography & CA Environmental-Unit 3 Salient features of world's notes from it)
25th January 181 Geography & CA Fundamentals of Physical Geography- physical geography Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
26th January 182 Geography & CA Unit 3 & 4 Important Geophysical hours
27th January 183 Geography & CA phenomena such as Follow Value Add Notes only
28th January 184 Geography & CA Landforms and Soil earthquakes, Tsunami, after going through given
29th January Geography & CA Minerals and Rocks Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., sources
Geomorphic Processes, Geographical features and Spend a couple of hours for
Volcanism, Earthquakes their location- changes in your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Landforms-Desert, Limestone, critical geographical features fresher)
Lakes, Coastal, Islands/Coral (including water-bodies and Make separate Hard Copy for
Reefs ice-caps) and in flora and Polity, History, Economics,
Acidity of Soil, Types of Soil fauna and the effects of such Environment, Geography,
Major Soil groups in India changes. Science and Tech and Current
Soil Texture and Erosion etc Affairs- For Tests
Climatology Mains Focus- Current Affairs After taking Test- Make notes
185 Composition and Structure of Follow Daily News Analysis of of all the concepts that you
Atmosphere this week learnt in your Geography
Solar Radiation, Heat Balance and Follow All India Radio and Note Book along with Previous
Temperature RSTV Discussions covered on Years Questions that you
Atmospheric Circulation and iasbaba.com of this week solved for overlapping topic
Weather Systems Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
Water in the Atmosphere November and December - in
Western Disturbances, El Nino, SET 6
La-Nina and Southern Oscillations
etc
Monsoon and Seasons etc
30th January 186 REVISION REVISION REVISION
31st January CURRENT AFFAIRS- 21st to 30th
187 SET 6 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
January 2018
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 6: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 6: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
1st February 188 Economy & CA Ramesh Singh-9th Edition GS Paper 4: Ethics-Values and Ethics Current Affairs- Cover
2nd February 189 Economy & CA Chapter 15- External Sector in Public Administration Babapedia of the Day (Make
3rd February 190 Economy & CA in India Lexicon- 6th Chapter and VAN notes from it)
4th February 191 Economy & CA 2nd ARC-4th Report Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
5th February 192 Economy & CA Chapter 17- Tax Structure in Justice Harvard Videos hours
6th February 193 Economy & CA India Follow Value Add Notes only
7th February 194 Economy & CA GS Paper 1- World History: after going through given
8th February Economy & CA Communism- Rise and Decline sources
Chapter 18- Public Finance in Russian Revolution Spend a couple of hours for
India Communist Rule in USSR your Optional on Daily Basis (If
China 1900-1949 fresher)
China since 1949 Make separate Hard Copy for
Polity, History, Economics,
195 Environment, Geography,
Mains Focus- Current Affairs
Follow Daily News Analysis of Science and Tech and Current
this week Affairs- For Tests
Follow All India Radio and After taking Test - Make notes
RSTV Discussions covered on of all the concepts that you
iasbaba.com of this week learn in your Economy Note
9th February 196 REVISION REVISION REVISION Book along with Previous
10th February Years Questions that you
solved for overlapping topic
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 1st to 9th February
197 SET 6 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
2018
November and December - in
SET 6
11th February 198 MAINS MOCK TEST 6 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 6- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month
12th February 199 REVISION TEST 3- SET 5 AND 6
SET 7

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 7: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 7: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
13th February 200 History & CA Old NCERT 12th- Bipan Chandra or any GS Paper 1- Modern History Current Affairs- Cover
14th February 201 History & CA book of your choice covering the topcis Babapedia of the Day (Make
15th February 202 History & CA Read Indias Struggle for notes from it)
16th February 203 History & CA Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 Freedom-Bipan Chandra- Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
17th February 204 History & CA 17) Chapters 8, 10, 11, 12, hours
18th February 205 History & CA Emergence of Extremist & Leaders 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, Follow Value Add Notes
19th February 206 History & CA The Partition of Bengal 20, 21, 23, 24 only after going through
20th February 207 History & CA Morley-Minto Reforms given sources
Swadeshi Movement Mains Focus- Current Affairs Spend a couple of hours for
Home Rule Movement etc. your Optional on Daily Basis
Follow Daily News (If fresher)
Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era Analysis of this week Make separate Hard Copy
(1917 47) Follow All India Radio and for Polity, History,
RSTV Discussions covered Economics, Environment,
Gandhi Advent and Achievement on iasbaba.com of this Geography, Science and
Rowlatt Act, Jallianawala Bagh week Tech and Current Affairs- For
Massacre and Khilafat Movement - Tests
Non- Cooperation, Civil After taking Test- Make
Disobedience and Quit India notes of all the concepts
Movement that you learnt in Test in
British Response and Negotiations your History Note Book
INA and Subhash Chandra Bose along with Previous Years
Indian Independence Act Questions that you solved
for overlapping topics
21st February 208 REVISION REVISION REVISION Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
209 January and February 2018-
SET 7
22nd February CURRENT AFFAIRS- 10th to 21st
SET 7 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
February 2018
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 7: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 7: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
23rd February 210 Environ/S&T/CA Shankar IAS Environment- Part 5 GS Paper 1- Modern History Current Affairs- Cover
24th February 211 Environ/S&T/CA Babapedia of the Day
25th February 212 Environ/S&T/CA Acts and Policies Read Indias Struggle for (Make notes from it)
26th February 213 Environ/S&T/CA Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 Freedom-Bipan Daily Current Affairs
27th February 214 Environ/S&T/CA Environmental Protection Act 1986 Chandra- Chapters 25 to Quiz- hours
28th February 215 Environ/S&T/CA Forest Rights Act 2006 etc 39 Follow Value Add Notes
1st March 216 Environ/S&T/CA Institution and Measures- India and World only after going through
217 Environ/S&T/CA Clean Development Mechanism Mains Focus- Current Affairs given sources
Joint Implementation Spend a couple of hours
CAMPA Follow Daily News for your Optional on Daily
National Wildlife Action Plan Analysis of this week Basis (If fresher)
National Afforestation and Eco- Follow All India Radio Make separate Hard Copy
Development and RSTV Discussions for Polity, History,
National Mission for Electric Mobility covered on iasbaba.com Economics, Environment,
etc of this week Geography, Science and
Environmental Organizations and Conventions Tech and Current Affairs-
Animal Welfare Board, Wildlife Crime For Tests
Control Board etc After taking Test- Make
2nd March notes of all the concepts
UNFCC
TRAFFIC that you learnt in this
IUCN Test in your Environment
CBD and Science Note Book
UNCCD etc along with Previous Years
Questions that you
solved for overlapping
topics
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
January and February 2018-SET 7
Science and Technology- Health,
Nanotechnology, Robotics, etc

Everyday Physics, Chemistry and Biology


NCERT PHYSICS -11th Class- Chapters 1,
5 and 8
NCERT PHYSICS -12th Class- Chapter 15
NCERT CHEMISTRY -11th Class-
Chapters 1 and 14
NCERT CHEMISTRY -12th Class-
Chapters 14 and 16
NCERT BIO-11th Class- Chapters 2 and 5
NCERT BIO-12th Class- Chapters 4, 5 7,
8, 9 and 10

3rd March 218


REVISION
REVISION REVISION
4th March 219 CURRENT AFFAIRS - 22nd
SET 7 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
February to 3rd March 2018
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 7: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 7: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
5th March 220 Polity & CA Indian Polity by Laxmikanth- 5th Edition GS Paper 1- World History Current Affairs- Cover
6th March 221 Polity & CA Babapedia of the Day (Make
7th March 222 Polity & CA Part VII- Constitutional Bodies Colonization and notes from it)
8th March 223 Polity & CA Part IX- Other Constitutional Decolonisation Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
9th March 224 Polity & CA Dimensions and USA before and after World hours
10th March 225 Polity & CA Part X- Political Dynamics War II Follow Value Add Notes only
11th March 226 Polity & CA after going through given
12th March Polity & CA And Revision for Mains Focus- Current Affairs sources
SET 2 Block 3-Prelims Follow Daily News Analysis Spend a couple of hours for
of this week your Optional on Daily Basis (If
227
Follow All India Radio and fresher)
RSTV Discussions covered on Make separate Hard Copy for
iasbaba.com of this week Polity, History, Economics,
13th March 228 REVISION REVISION REVISION Environment, Geography,
14th March Science and Tech and Current
Affairs- For Tests
After taking Test - Make notes
of all the concepts that you
learn in your Polity Note Book
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 4th to 13th March
229 SET 7 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level along with Previous Years
2018
Questions that you solved for
overlapping topic
Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
January and February 2018-SET
7
15th March 230 MAINS MOCK TEST 7 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 7- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month
SET 8

DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 8: BLOCK 1-PRELIMS SET 8: BLOCK 1-MAINS MUST DO
16th March 231 Geography & CA G.C.leong- Chapters 12, 15 to 25 GS Paper 3- Security Issues Current Affairs- Cover
17th March 232 Geography & CA And NCERT 11th- Fundamental of Linkages between Babapedia of the Day (Make
18th March 233 Geography & CA Physical Geography Unit-V development and spread notes from it)
19th March 234 Geography & CA World Climate and Vegetation of extremism. Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
20th March 235 Geography & CA The Hot, Wet Equatorial Role of external state and hours
21st March 236 Geography & CA Climate non-state actors in Follow Value Add Notes only
22nd March 237 Geography & CA The Tropical Monsoon and creating challenges to after going through given
23rd March Geography & CA Tropical Marine Climates internal security. sources
The Savanna or Sudan Climate Challenges to internal Spend a couple of hours for
The Hot Desert and Mid- security through your Optional on Daily Basis (If
latitude Climate communication fresher)
The Mediterranean Climate networks, role of media Make separate Hard Copy for
The Steppe Climate and social networking Polity, History, Economics,
The China type Climate sites in internal security Environment, Geography,
The Siberian type Climate challenges, basics of Science and Tech and Current
The Arctic or Polar Climate etc cyber security; money- Affairs- For Tests
238
Hydrosphere laundering and its After taking Test - Make notes
Ocean, Seas and salinity prevention of all the concepts that you
Ocean currents Mains Focus- Current Affairs learnt in your Polity Note Book
Composition and temperature Follow Daily News along with Previous Years
distribution Analysis of this week Questions that you solved for
Follow All India Radio and overlapping topic
RSTV Discussions covered Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
on iasbaba.com of this March 2018
week
24th March 239 REVISION REVISION REVISION
25th March CURRENT AFFAIRS- 14th to 24th
240 SET 8 BLOCK 1 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
March 2018
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET8: BLOCK 2-PRELIMS SET 8: BLOCK 2-MAINS MUST DO
26th March 241 Economy & CA Ramesh Singh-9th Edition GS Paper 4: Ethics- Probity in Current Affairs- Cover
27th March 242 Economy & CA Governance Babapedia of the Day (Make
28th March 243 Economy & CA Chapter 16- International notes from it)
29th March 244 Economy & CA Economic Organization Lexicon- 7th Chapter and VAN Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
30th March 245 Economy & CA Chapter 19- Sustainability 2nd ARC-4th Report hours
31st March 246 Economy & CA and Climate Change Follow Value Add Notes only
1st April 247 Economy & CA Chapter 20- Human GS Paper 3- Economy after going through given
2nd April Economy & CA Development in India Food processing and related sources
Chapter 21- Burning Socio- industries in India- scope and Spend a couple of hours for
Economic Issues significance, location, upstream your Optional on Daily Basis
Chapter 22- Economic and downstream requirements, (If fresher)
Concepts and Terminologies supply chain management. Make separate Hard Copy
Land reforms in India. for Polity, History,
248 Economics, Environment,
Mains Focus- Current Affairs Geography, Science and
Follow Daily News Analysis of this Tech and Current Affairs- For
week Tests
Follow All India Radio and RSTV After taking Test - Make
Discussions covered on notes of all the concepts
iasbaba.com of this week that you learnt in your
3rd April 249 REVISION REVISION REVISION Economy Note Book along
4th April with Previous Years
Questions that you solved
CURRENT AFFAIRS- 25th March to 3rd for overlapping topic
250 SET 8 BLOCK 2 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
April 2018 Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
March 2018- SET 8
DATE DAY SUBJECT SET 8: BLOCK 3-PRELIMS SET 8: BLOCK 3-MAINS MUST DO
5th April 251 History & CA Class XI NCERT Introduction to Fine Art Current Affairs- Cover
6th April 252 History & CA Babapedia of the Day (Make
7th April 253 History & CA CCRT website- India Performing Arts, notes from it)
8th April 254 History & CA Indian Visual Arts, Indian Literature Daily Current Affairs Quiz-
9th April 255 History & CA through ages hours
10th April 256 History & CA Follow Value Add Notes only
11th April 257 History & CA Architecture and Sculptures START REVISON FOR PRELIMS after going through given
12th April History & CA Religion and Philosophy sources
Indian paintings Spend a couple of hours for
Indian Music your Optional on Daily Basis (If
Indian Dances fresher)
Indian Theatres Make separate Hard Copy for
Indian cinema Polity, History, Economics,
258 Indian Language & Literature Environment, Geography,
Arts & Crafts Science and Tech and Current
Science and Technology in Affairs- For Tests
Ancient India After taking Test - Make notes
Indo- Islamic Culture of all the concepts that you
learnt in your History Note Book
along with Previous Years
13th April 259 REVISION REVISION REVISION Questions that you solved for
14th April overlapping topic
CURRENT AFFAIRS 4th to 13th Cover Yojana/Kurukshetra
260 SET 8 BLOCK 3 TEST Test will be Easy to Moderate level
April March 2018- in SET 8
15th April 261 REVISION TEST 4-SET 7 AND SET 8

16th April 262 MAINS MOCK TEST 8 and SYNOPSIS OF MAINS MOCK TEST 8- It will also cover Current Affairs Issues of the Month

17th APRIL TO 24TH APRIL- REVISION


DATE MOCKS SUBJECTS CURRENT AFFAIRS
25th April REVISION TEST- 5 POLITY + GEOGRAPHY 14th to 24th April
30th April REVISION TEST-6 ECONOMY + HISTORY 25th to 29th April
5th May REVISION TEST-7 ENVIRONMENT +SCIENCE & TECH 30th April to 4th May
10th May REVISION TEST-8 ECO-SURVEY+INDIA YEAR BOOK+CURRENT AFFAIRS 5th to 9th May
15th May FULL MOCK-1 FULL SYLLABUS
20th May FULL MOCK-2 FULL SYLLABUS
30th May FULL MOCK-3 FULL SYLLABUS

UPSC CIVIL SERVICE PRELIMS EXAMINATION- 3rd JUNE 2018


Mains Block Plan 2018
BLOCK 1: 15th June- 29th June 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add Notes from IASbaba

World History (GS-1) World History-American, French and Revise VAN


Industrial Revolution Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Refer-OLD NCERT Arjun Dev/J.S Rajput or will be provided if not provided earlier
IGNOU Notes
Modern India (GS-1) Pre-1857 uprising, 1857 Revolt, Socio- Revise VAN
Religious Reforms Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Foundation of Indian National Congress will be provided if not provided earlier
Economic Critique of Colonialism and
India Press
Refer-Struggle for Freedom-Bipan
Chandra, Spectrum-Comprehensive
History of Modern India
Polity (GS-2) Indian Constitution Revise VAN
Centre-State Relations Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Refer-Lakshmikant and issues in Current will be provided if not provided earlier
Affairs (refer IASbabas Monthly
Magazine, RSTV Discussions and Ail India
Radio Discussions)
Women Issues and Urbanization (GS-1) Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
IASbabas Monthly Magazine, RSTV Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Discussions and All India Radio will be provided if not provided earlier
Discussions
Agriculture- Cropping pattern, Irrigation System, Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Agricultural issues like transportation and IASbabas Monthly Magazine, RSTV Relevant Value Add on the given topics
marketing related. E-Tec in the aid of farmers (GS- Discussions and All India Radio will be provided if not provided earlier
3) Discussions
Science and Technology- Energy Related like Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Nuclear/Renewable Energy Scenario and issues IASbabas Monthly Magazine, RSTV Relevant Value Add on the given topics
(GS-3) Discussions and All India Radio will be provided if not provided earlier
Discussions
Ethics and Human Interface (GS-4) Lexicon-1st Chapter Revise VAN
Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
2nd ARC-4th Report will be provided if not provided earlier In
Mock- Case Studies will be provided

Indian Heritage and Culture (GS-1) Only Art Forms Only Mock Questions/Synopsis to be
provided (Refer to Previous Value Add
Notes)

30th June 2018- Mains Mock-1 Mains Mock Synopsis on Mains Mock-1

BLOCK 2: 1st to 14th July 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add materials from IASbaba

World History (GS-1) From World Wars up to formation of Revise VAN


United nations Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Refer- Norman Lowe or Old NCERT-Arjun will be provided if not provided earlier
Dev/J.S Rajput
Modern India (GS-1) All important events from Swadeshi Revise VAN
Movement to Civil Disobedience Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Movement will be provided if not provided earlier
Refer-Struggle for Freedom-Bipan
Chandra, Spectrum-Comprehensive
History of Modern India
Post Independence Consolidation and Politics in India Since Independence-12th Revise VAN
reorganization within the country (GS-1) NCERT Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Bipan Chandra-India Since Independence will be provided if not provided earlier
Watch Pradhanmantri Episode on
Youtube
Current Affairs- Issues and Events in news
Salient Features of Indian Society, Population and NCERT Sociology-11th and 12th Revise VAN
associated issues, poverty, hunger and Issues in Current Affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
developmental issues (GS-1) will be provided if not provided earlier
Salient features of Representation of Peoples Act Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
and related issues (GS-2) Electoral Reforms Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Role of Election Commission will be provided if not provided earlier
SC Judgements etc
International Relations (GS-2) Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
India and neighbours Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Refer- IDSA Website will be provided if not provided earlier
Issues related to direct and indirect subsidies and Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Minimum Support Price, PDS System, Buffer Schemes by GoI Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Stocks and Food Security, Technology Missions will be provided if not provided earlier
(GS-3)

Attitude, Aptitude and Foundational Values (GS-4) Lexicon-2nd and 3rd Chapter Revise VAN
Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
2nd ARC-4th Report will be provided if not provided earlier
In Mock- Case Studies will be provided

Indian Heritage and Culture (GS-1) Literature Only Mock Questions/Synopsis to be


provided (Refer to Previous Value Add
Notes)
15th July 2018- Mains Mock-2 Mains Mock-2 Synopsis on Mains Mock-2

BLOCK 3: 16th to 29th July 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add materials from IASbaba
World History (GS-1) Post UN till USSR Disintegration-Major Revise VAN
Events Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Colonization and Decolonization will be provided if not provided earlier
Philosophies like Capitalism, Communism
and Socialism
Refer- Norman Lowe or Old NCERT-Arjun
Dev/J.S Rajput
Modern India (GS-1) Post Civil Disobedience-Rise of Left-Quit Revise VAN
India Movement-Indian Independence Act Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Refer-Struggle for Freedom-Bipan will be provided if not provided earlier
Chandra, Spectrum-Comprehensive
History of Modern India
Effect of Globalization, Social Empowerment, Current Affairs Issues Revise VAN
Communalism, Regionalism and Secularism (GS-1) Refer Wiki and any other source you had Relevant Value Add on the given topics
made note of will be provided if not provided earlier
Salient features of World Geography (GS-1) Geomorphology and Oceanography Revise VAN
Refer- G.C Leong, Physical geography Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Class 11th NCERT will be provided if not provided earlier

Indian Economy, Issues related to planning, Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
mobilization of resources, growth and Yojana and Newspapers Relevant Value Add on the given topics
development, employment issues Rural and urban Schemes etc will be provided if not provided earlier
Security Issues (GS-3) IDSA Website Revise VAN
2nd ARC report: Capacity Building for Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Conflict Resolution will be provided if not provided earlier
Emotional Intelligence (GS-4) Lexicon- 4th Chapter Revise VAN
Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
2nd ARC-4th Report will be provided if not provided earlier
30th July 2018- Mains Mock-3 Mains Mock- 3 Synopsis on Mains Mock-3
BLOCK 4: 1st to 14th August 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add materials from IASbaba

Important Geophysical Phenomenon and Volcano, Cyclones Earthquakes and Revise VAN
Climatology (GS-1) Tsunami etc Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Climatology, Water bodies and ice-caps will be provided if not provided earlier
Natural vegetation, Flora and Fauna, Soil
etc
Refer- G.C Leong and Physical Geography-
11th NCERT
Welfare and Developmental Issues: Polity and Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections Revise VAN
Governance (GS-2) of the population by the Centre and Relevant Value Add on the given topics
States and the performance of these will be provided if not provided earlier
schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions
and Bodies constituted for the protection
and betterment of these vulnerable
section
Schemes of Social Sectors
India and World Relation (GS-2) Indian and its relations Revise VAN
Bilateral, multilateral etc Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Contemporary Issues and impact will be provided if not provided earlier

Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization (GS- Effects of liberalization on the economy Revise VAN
3) changes in industrial policy and their Relevant Value Add on the given topics
effects on industrial growth will be provided if not provided earlier
Government Budgeting Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Refer- Eco-Survey and Budget 2017 Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Biodiversity and Environment (GS-3) Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Contribution of Moral thinkers and Philosophers th
Lexicon-5 Chapter Revise VAN
(GS-4) Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Indian Heritage and Culture (GS-1) Architecture Only Mock Questions/Synopsis to be
provided (Refer to Previous Value Add
Notes)
15th August 2018- Mains Mock-4 Mains Mock-4 Synopsis on Mains Mock-4

BLOCK 5: 16th to 29th August 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add materials from IASbaba

Distribution of Key Natural Resources (GS-1) Distribution of key natural resources Revise VAN
across the world (including South Asia and Relevant Value Add on the given topics
the Indian subcontinent) will be provided if not provided earlier
factors responsible for the location of
primary, secondary, and tertiary sector
industries in various parts of the world
(including India)
Refer- Old NCERT Land and People
12th NCERT- Human Geography, India-
People and Economy
Governance Issues- Transparency and 2nd ARC Report- 11th and 12th Revise VAN
Accountability etc (GS-2) Issues from Yojana and Kuruskshetra Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Separation of Power, Regulatory and non- 2nd ARC Report Chapter 7 Revise VAN
regulatory bodies, various Constitutional and non- Issues in current affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
constitutional bodies, Dispute redressal Lakshmikanth Polity Book will be provided if not provided earlier
mechanisms and institutions (GS-2)
Pressure Groups, NGOs and SHGs (GS-2) 2nd ARC Report Chapter 7 Revise VAN
Issues in Current Affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Relevant chapters from India Year Book Revise VAN
Railways etc. (GS-3) and Eco-Survey Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Issues in Current Affairs will be provided if not provided earlier
Science and Technology- Recent Developments in PIB Revise VAN
Science and Famous Personalities (GS-3) Issues in Current Affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Public/Civil Services values and ethics in public Lexicon-6th Chapter Revise VAN
administrations (GS-4) Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
2nd ARC-4th Report will be provided if not provided earlier
Indian Heritage and Culture (GS-1) Modern Art and Architecture Only Mock Questions/Synopsis to be
provided (Refer to Previous Value Add
Notes)
Disaster Management (GS-3) 2nd ARC report- Crisis Management Revise VAN
Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
30th August 2018- Mains Mock-5 Mains Mock Synopsis on Mains Mock-5

BLOCK 6: 1st to 10th September 2018 Topics/Sources to Refer Value Add materials from IASbaba

Modern India (GS-1) Significant Personalities Revise VAN


Refer-Struggle for Freedom-Bipan Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Chandra, Spectrum-Comprehensive will be provided if not provided earlier
History of Modern India
Constitutional Comparison (GS-2) Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
Refer-Lakshmikanth and any other source Relevant Value Add on the given topics
you like will be provided if not provided earlier
Role of Civil Services in Democracy (GS-2) 2nd ARC-Chapter 2, 4, 11, 12, 14 and 15 Revise VAN
Issues in Current Affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
International Organizations and India (GS-2) Like WTO, UN, SCO, BRICS etc Revise VAN
Issues in Current Affairs Relevant Value Add on the given topics
will be provided if not provided earlier
Economics of Animal Rearing, Food processing Issues in Current Affairs Revise VAN
and related industries in India, Supply Chain Relevant Value Add on the given topics
management etc (GS-3) will be provided if not provided earlier
Biodiversity and Environment (GS-3) Conservation, Sustainable Development Revise VAN
and Growth related Relevant Value Add on the given topics
International Issues will be provided if not provided earlier
Issues in Current Affairs

Land Reforms in India Land Settlement Issues Revise VAN


Refer- Modern History Post independence Relevant Value Add on the given topics
Land Reform Policies will be provided if not provided earlier
Recent Land Rehabilitation and
Settlement Policy etc
Probity in Governance (GS-4) Lexicon-7th Chapter Revise VAN
Justice Harvard Videos Relevant Value Add on the given topics
2nd ARC-4th Report will be provided if not provided earlier
Indian Heritage and Culture (GS-1) Only Art Forms Only Mock Questions/Synopsis to be
provided (Refer to Previous Value Add
Notes)
11th September 2018- Mains Mock-6 Mains Mock-6 Synopsis on Mains Mock-6

UPSC MAINS EXAMINATION STARTS ON 1st OCTOBER 2018