IAS Planner 2015 - Civil Services Examination - Latest Syllabus for Preliminary & Mains Examination 2014 Edition

IAS Planner 2015 - Civil Services Examination - Latest Syllabus for Preliminary & Mains Examination 2014 Edition (English, Paperback, Editorial Board)


IAS Planner 2015 - Civil Services Examination - Latest Syllabus for Preliminary & Mains Examination 2014 Edition  (English, Paperback, Editorial Board)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Kalinjar Publications
    • ISBN: 9789351720003, 9351720004
    • Edition: 2014, 2014
    • Pages: 144
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    IAS Planner 2015 - Civil Services Examination: Latest Syllabus for Preliminary & Mains Examination is a comprehensive book for candidates preparing for the Civil Services Examinations. The book provides detailed information on the complete exam syllabus. This book will help the students plan their studies better for the examination. This book is essential for students aspiring to work for the Indian Administrative Services.

    About Kalinjar Publication

    Kalinjar Publication is an Indian publication house, publishing books mostly for UPSC, SSC, and other nationalized examinations. The other books published by them are General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability MCQs 1000+Q: Useful for IAS | PCS | NDA | SSC & all other examinations, Current Affairs 2014 for Civil Services PCS and All Other Examination, A Comprehensive Guide for State Bank of India - Probationary Officer Recruitment Examination 2014, etc.

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    Book Details
    Publication Year
    • 2014
    Book Type
    • Entrance Exam Book
    Table of Contents
    • Getting Started Guide for IAS Preparations
      IAS Preliminary Examination CSAT Paper - 1 (GS)

      Paper I - (200 Marks) Duration - Two Hours
      Current Events of National and International Importance
      History of India and Indian National Movement
      Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
      Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, Etc
      Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, Etc
      General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio - Diversity and Climate Change - that do Not Require Subject Specialisation
      General Science

      IAS Preliminary Examination CSAT Paper - 2 (Aptitude)

      Paper II - (200 Marks) Duration - Two Hours
      interpersonal Skills Including Communication Skills
      Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
      Decision - Making and Problem Solving
      General Mental Ability
      Basic Numeracy (Numbers and their Relations, Orders of Magnitude, Etc.) (Class X Level)
      Data interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency Etc. - Class X Level)
      English Language Comprehension Skills (Class X Level)

      Syllabi for the Examination Part - B
      Main Examination
      General Studies

      Paper - I
      Essay - Candidates will be Required to Write an Essay on a Specific Topic - the Choice of Subjects Will be Given
      They Will be Expected to Keep Closely to the Subject of the Essay to Arrange their Ideas in Orderly Fashion and to Write Concisely
      Credit Will be Given for Effective and Exact Expression
      English Comprehension and English Precis Will be to Test the English Language Comprehension and English Precis Writing Skills (At 10th Standard Level)

      Paper - II
      General Studies I - Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society
      Indian Culture Will Cover the 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
      Post - independence Consolidation and Reorganisation Within the Country
      History of the World Will include Events from 18th Century Such as industrial Revolution
      World Wars
      Redrawal of National Boundaries
      Colonisation, Decolonisation
      Political Philosophies Like Communism, Capitalism, Socialism etc.- Their forms and Effect on the Society
      Salient Features of Indian Society
      Diversity of India
      Role of Women and Women’s Organisation
      Population and Associated Issues
      Poverty and Developmental Issues
      Urbanisation - Their Problems and their Remedies
      Effects of Globalisation on Indian Society
      Social Empowerment
      Communalism, Regionalism and Secularism
      Salient Features of World’s Physical Geography
      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)
      Important Geophysical Phenomena Such as Earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic Activity, Cyclone Etc

      Paper - III
      General Studies II - Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations
      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 and Privileges and Issues Arising Out of these
      Structure, Organisation 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
      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 and Accountability and institutional and Other Measures
      Role of Civil Services in a Democracy
      India and its Neighbourhood - 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

      Paper - IV
      General Studies III - Technology, Economic Development, Bio Diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
      Indian Economy and Issues Relating to Planning, Mobilisation of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment
      inclusive Growth and Issues Arising from it
      Government Budgeting
      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
      Effects of Liberalisation 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 and 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
      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
      Security Challenges and their Management in Border Areas
      Linkages of Organised Crime with Terrorism
      Various Security forces and Agencies and Their Mandate

      Paper - V
      General Studies IV - Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude
      This Paper Will Include Questions to Test the Candidates Attitude and Approach to Issues Relating to Integrity
      Probity in Public Life and His Problem Solving Approach to Various Issues and Conflicts Faced by Him in Dealing with Society
      Questions May Utilise the Case Study Approach to Determine These Aspects
      The Following Broad Areas Will be Covered -
      Ethics and Human Interface - Essence, Determinants and Consequences of Ethics in Human Actions
      Dimensions of Ethics
      Ethics in Private and Public Relationships
      Human Values - Lessons from the Lives and Teachings of Great Leaders, Reformers and Administrators
      Role of Family
      Society and Educational Institutions in Inculcating Values
      Attitude - Content, Structure, Function
      Its influence and Relation with Thought and Behaviour
      Moral and Political Attitudes
      Social Influence and Persuasion
      Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Service , Integrity, Impartiality and Non - Partisanship, Objectivity, Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the

      Emotional intelligence - Concepts and their Utilities and Application in Administration and Governance
      Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World
      Public / Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration - Status and 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
      Probity in Governance - Concept of Public Service
      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, Utilisation of Public Funds
      Challenges of Corruption
      Case Studies on Above Issues

      Paper VI and Paper VII
      Optional Subject Papers I and II
      Candidates May Choose Any Optional Subject from Amongst the List of Subjects Given in Para 2 (Group 1)
      However, If a Candidate has Graduated in Any of the Literatures of Languages Indicated in Group 2, With the Literature as the Main Subject, then the Candidate can Also Opt for that Particular Literature

      Subject as an Optional Subject

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    Don't even think to buy this book. writer have just copied syllabus of prelims and mains and with the complete syllabus of each and every additional subject and language papers .

    so anybody want syllabus of UPSC then just go to UPSC officaial website and download from there "writer of this book have also did this in his so called book IAS planner"

    akash pathak

    Certified Buyer, Sagar

    Sep, 2014

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    Copy of syllabus

    Value for money... if you have read notification then no need to buy but you want have a hard copy of syllabus then you can order a copy
    This book doesn't deserve the given title, but it is a copy of UPSC syllabus
    *In it author explains what is CSE& some suggestions (9%pages)
    *Syllabus which is given in Notification (82%)
    * Profiles of Civil services (9%)


    Certified Buyer, Mumbai

    Oct, 2014

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    Average book.......... xerox copy of syllabus... Quality of paper is low. It is better to take printout of CSAT-UPSC Syllabus

    Prashanth K V

    Certified Buyer, Bangalore

    Dec, 2014

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    good book

    good information neatly describe coming 2015 IAS Aspirins it is good book and all required content are added in this book...

    girish kumar

    Certified Buyer, Bangalore

    Sep, 2014

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    Average one

    Flipkart Customer

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    8 months ago

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    useful book

    Shrikant Amzare

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    11 months ago

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    Mind-blowing purchase

    Very useful

    Bhushan Chavan

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    May, 2017

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    Terrific purchase

    best for upsc aspirants..

    sushil kurai

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    May, 2017

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    Highly recommended

    Nice book

    Premangshu Chanda

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    Feb, 2017

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    Biggest mistake of my life!

    Low quality product. Instead of buying it download syllabus from UPSC site and get advice from Unacademy.

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    Dec, 2016

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