UPSC IAS GS PRELIMS TEST SERIES

India’s best institute for IAS- Maluka’s IAS- is starting GS Prelims Test Series 2019 from 15th July 2018.

There would be 51 quality question papers in total with standard question of UPSC level prepared by Maluka Sir. This would comprise of 34 Sectional test, 7 CSAT test and 10 Comprehensive test of GS and CSAT.

Each paper covering traditional topics along with current affairs covering- The Hindu, Indian Express, Livemint, Tribune, PIB, Science Reporter, Manorama, India Year Book, Economic Survey, Yojana Kurukshtra.

Each test would be followed by detailed discussion in which the focus would be on clearing the doubts of every student in each topic. After discussion, answer key would be given along with detailed explanation for every answer.

Focus would be on giving right guidance and mentoring to each students and how silly mistakes can be avoided during exam pressure.

Through this IAS GS Prelims Test series MALUKA’S IAS would be providing right platform to judge yourself before UPSC judges you.

Fee Structure

Online Fees: Rs.3,000/- (Plus GST)
Offline Fees: Rs.5,000/- (Plus GST)

Schedule

DATE/

TEST NO.

TOPICS

 

SOURCES
15 JULY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-1

● ADVENT OF THE EUROPEANS IN INDIA

● INDIA ON THE EVE OF BRITISH CONQUEST

● EXPANSION AND CONSOLIDATION OF BRITISH POWER IN

INDIA

● PEOPLE’S RESISTANCE AGAINST BRITISH BEFORE 1857

● SOCIO- RELIGIOUS REFORMS MOVEMENTS: GENERAL FEATURES

● A GENERAL SURVEY OF SOCIO- CULTURAL REFORM MOVEMENTS

● BEGINNING OF MODERN NATIONALISM IN INDIA

● INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS: FOUNDATION AND THE MODERATE PHASE

● ERA OF MILITANT NATIONALISM (1905-1909)

● FIRST PHASE OF REVOLUTIONARY ACTIVITIES (1907-1917)

● FIRST WORLD WAR AND NATIONALIST RESPONSE

● CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● BIPIN CHANDRA

● SPECTRUM

● NCERT

 

22 JULY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-2

● EMERGENCE OF GANDHI

● NON- COOPERATION MOVEMENT AND KHILAFAT AANDOLAN

● EMERGENCE OF SWARAJISTS, SOCIALIST IDEAS, REVOLUTIONARY ACTIVITIES AND OTHER NEW FORCES

● SIMON COMMISSSION AND THE NEHRU REPORT

● CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE MOVEMENT AND ROUND TABLE CONFERENCES

● DEBATES ON THE FUTURE STRATEGY AFTER CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE MOVEMENT

● CONGRESS RULE IN PROVINCES

● NATIONALIST RESPONSE IN THE WAKE OF WORLD WAR II

● QUIT INDIAOVEMENT , DEMAND FOR PAKISTAN, AND THE INA

● POST – WAR NATIONAL SCENARIO

● INDEPENDENCEWITH PARTITION

● CONSTITUTIONAL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL DEVELOPMENTS

● SURVEY OF BRITISH POLICIES IN INDIA

● ECONOMIC IMPACT OF BRITISH RULE IN INDIA

● DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA PRESS

● DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION

● PEASANT MOVEMENTS 1857-1947

● THE MOVEMENT OF THE WORKING CLASS

● CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● BIPIN CHANDRA

● SPECTRUM

● NCERT

 

29 JULY

PTS-3

CSAT + CURRENT  
12 AUG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-4

1. Prehistoric cultures in India

2. Indus Civilization. Origins. The Mature Phase: extent, society, economy and culture. Contacts with other cultures.Problems of decline.

3. Geographical distribution and characteristics of pastoral and farming communities outside the Indus region, from the neolithic to early iron phases.

4. Vedic society. The Vedic texts; change from Rigvedic to later Vedic phases. Religion; Upanishadic thought. Political and social organisation; evolution of monarchy and varna system.

5. State formation and urbanization, from the mahajanapadas to the Nandas. Jainism and Buddhism. Factors for the spread of Buddhism.

6. The Mauryan Empire. Chandragupta; Megasthenes. Asoka and his inscriptions; his dhamma, administration, culture and art. The Arthasastra.

7. CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● 11THCLASS -NCERT

● TAMIL NADU

BOARD BOOK

 

19 AUG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-5

1. Post-Mauryan India, BC 200- AD 300. Society: Evolution of jatis. The Satavahanas and state formation in Peninsula. Sangam texts and society. Indo-Greeks, Sakas, Parthians, Kushanas; Kanishka. Contacts with the outside world. Religion : Saivism, Bhagavatism, Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism; Jainism; Culture and art.

2. The Guptas and their successors (to c. 750 AD). Changes in political organisation of empire. Economy and society. Literature and science. Arts.

3. Early Medieval India. Major dynasties; the Chola Empire. Agrarian and political structures. The Rajaputras. Extent of social mobility. Position of women. The Arabs in Sind and the Ghaznavids.

4. Cultural trends, 750-1200, Religious conditions : importance of temples and monastic institutions; Sankaracharya; Islam; Sufism. Literature and Science. Alberuni’s “India”. Art and architecture.

5. CURRENT

 

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● 11THCLASS -NCERT

● TAMIL NADU

BOARD BOOK

26 AUG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-6

1. Thirteenth and fourteenth Centuries: Ghorian invasions causes and consequences. Delhi Sultanate under the “Slave” Rulers. Alauddin Khalji : Conquests; administrative, agrarian and economic measures. Muhammad Tughlaq’s innovations. Firuz Tughluq and the decline of the Delhi Sultanate. Growth of commerce and urbanization. Mystic movements in Hinduism and Islam. Literature. Architecture, Technological changes.

2. The fifteenth and early 16th Century : major Provincial dynasties; Vijayanagara Empire. The Lodis, First phase of the Mughal Empire: Babur, Humayun. The Sur empire and administration. The Portuguese. Monotheistic movements: Kabir; Guru Nanak and Sikhism; Bhakti. Growth of regional literatures. Art and Culture.

3. The Mughal Empire , 1556-1707. Akbar: conquests, administrative measures, jagir and mansab systems; policy of sulh-i-kul. Jahangir, Shahjahan and Aurangzeb : expansion in the Deccan; religious policies. Shivaji. Culture: Persian and regional literatures. Religious thought: Abul Fazl; Maharashtra dharma. Painting. Architecture. Economy: conditions of peasants and artisans, growth in trade; commerce with Europe. Social stratification and status of women.

4. Decline of Mughal Empire, 1707-61. Causes behind decline. Maratha power under the Peshwas. Regional states. The Afghans. Major elements of composite culture. Sawai Jai Singh, astronomer. Rise of Urdu language.

5. CURRENT

 

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● 11THCLASS -NCERT

● TAMIL NADU

BOARD BOOK

2 SEPT

PTS-7

CSAT + CURRENT  
9 SEPT

PTS-8

Revision of ancient + medieval + modern history + CURRENT  
 

16 SEPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-9

● HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

● MAKING OF THE CONSTITUTION

● SALIENT FEATURES OF THE CONSTITUTION

● PREAMBLE OF THE CONSTITUTION

● UNION AND ITS TERRITORY

● CITIZENSHIP

● FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

● DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY

● FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES

● AMENDMENT OF THECONSTITUTION

● BASIC STRUCTURE OF THE CONSTITUTION

● PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM

● FEDERAL SYSTEM

● CENTRE-STATE RELATIONS

● INTER-STATE RELATIOS

● EMERGENCY PROVISION

● CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● LAXMIKANTH

● D D BASU

● SUBHASH KASHYAP

 

 

 

 

 

23 SEPT

 

 

 

 

PTS-10

LAXMIKANTH

● PRESIDENT

● VICE-PRESIDENT

● PRIME MINISTER

● CENTRAL COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

● CABINET COMMITTESS

● PARLIAMENT

● PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTESS

● PARLIAMENTARY FORUMS

● PARLIAMENTARY GROUPS

● SUPREME COURT

● JUDICAL REVIEW

● JUDICAL ACTIVISM

● PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION

● GOVERNOR

● CHIEF MINISTERS

● STATE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

● STATE LEGISLATURE

● HIGH COURT

● SUBORDINATE COURTS

● SPECIAL STATUS OF JAMMU & KASHMIR

● SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR SOME STATE

● CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● LAXMIKANTH

● D D BASU

● SUBHASH KASHYAP

 

30 SEPT

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-11

● PANCHAYATI RAJ

● MUNICIPALITIES

● UNION TERRITORIES

● SCHEDULED AND TRIBAL AREAS

● ELECTION COMMISSION

● UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

● STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

● FINANCE COMMISSION

● NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SC’s

● NATIOANL COMMISSION FOR ST’s

● SPECIAL OFFICER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES

● COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR GENERAL OF INDIA

● ATTORNEY GENERAL OF INDIA

● ADVOCATE GENERAL OF THE STATE

● NITI AAYOG

● NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

● STATE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

● CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION

● STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION

● CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION

● CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

● LOKPAL AND LOKAYUKTAS

● CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

● OFFICAL LANGUAGE

● PUBLIC SERVICES

● TRIBUNALS

● RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT

● AUTHORITATIVE TEXT OF THE CONSTITUTION IN HINDI LANGUAGE

● SPECIAL PROVISIONS ELATING TO CERTAIN CLASSES

● POLITICAL PARTIES

● ELECTIONS

● VOTING BEHAVIOUR

● ELECTION LAWS

● ELECTORAL REFORMS

● ANTI-DEFECTION LAW

● PRESSURE GROUPS

● NATIONAL INTEGRATION

● FOREIGN POLITY

● NATIONAL COMMISSION TO REVIEW THE WORKING OF THE CONSTITUTION

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● LAXMIKANTH

● D D BASU

● SUBHASH KASHYAP

7 OCT.

PTS-12

CSAT + CURRENT  
14 OCT

PTS-13

Revision of polity + CURRENT  
21 OCT

 

 

 

 

PTS-14

 

 

 

● PAINTINGS

● HANDICRAFTS

● MUSIC

● DANCE FORMS

● FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

● THEATRE

● CINEMA

● PUPPETRY

● MARTIAL ARTS

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● SPECTRUM

● NITIN SINGHANIA

 

28 OCT

 

 

PTS-15

● WORLD HERITAGE SITES

● LANGUAGES

● RELIGIONS

● LITERATURE

● SCHOOLS OF PHILOSOPHY

● SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

● BHAKTI AND SUFI MOVEMENT

● FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● SPECTRUM

● NITIN SINGHANIA

 

4 NOV

 

 

 

PTS-16

Geography of the World

i) Major Natural Regions : Characteristics, economic base and human adaptation.

ii) Regional Geography of Developed Countries : Canada, U.S.A., Western Europe, Russia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

iii) Regional Geography of Developing Countries : S.E. Asia, S.W. Asia, China, Southern Africa and Brazil.

iv) Regional Geography of South Asia.

CURRENT

MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

6TH– 8THOLD NCERT

GEOGRAPHY THROUGH MAPS

11 NOV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-17

Physical Geography

i) Geomorphology Origin of the earth; Geological Time Scale; Interior of the earth; Types and characteristics of rocks; Folding and Faulting; Volcanoes; Earthquakes; Weathering; Landforms caused by fluvial, aeolian and glacial actions.

ii) Climatology Structure and composition of atmosphere; Temperature; Pressure belts and Wind systems; Clouds and rainfall types; Cyclones and anticyclones; Major climatic types.

iii) Oceanography Ocean relief; Temperature; Salinity; Ocean deposits; Ocean currents, El Nino and La Nino; Waves and tides.

iv) Biogeography Origin and types of soils; Major biomes of the world; Ecosystem and food chain; Environmental degradation and conservation.

v) CURRENT

 

MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

11THCLASS OLD NCERT-PRINCIPLES OF GEOGRAPHY

11THCLASS NEW NCERT- FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHY

11THCLASS NEW NCERT- PRINCIPLES OF GEOGRAPHY

 

18 NOV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-18

Human Geography

i) Man and Environment Relationship Growth and development of Human Geography; Concepts of Determinism and Possibilism. Ii) Population Races of mankind and tribes; growth and distribution of world population; migration; population problems of developed and developing countries.

iii) Economic Activities Food gathering and hunting; pastoral herding; fishing and forestry; Types of agriculture-shifting, subsistence, commercial and plantation; Mining, Power; Manufacturing –locational factors of textile, iron and steel, sugar and fertilizer industries; Tertiary activities-trade, transport, communication and services.

iv) Settlements Origin, types and patterns of rural settlements; Processes of urbanisation; morphology and functional classification of towns; million-cities and megacities.

Geography of India

i) Physical Setting Landforms, drainage, climate, soils and natural vegetation.

ii) Economic Base Minerals & energy resources, aquatic resources, forest resources; irrigation, agriculture and industries; trade and commerce.

iii) Population Growth, distribution and density; demographic characteristics.

iv) Environmental problems, developmental issues and regional planning.

V) CURRENT

MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

12THCLASS NCERT- INDIAN PEOPLE AND ECONOMY

12THCLASS NCERT- HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

GEOGRAPHY THROUGH MAPS

 

25 NOV

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-19

● ECOLOGY

● FUNCTIONS OF ECOSYSTEM

● TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM

● AQUATIC ECOSTSTEM

● ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

● RENEWABLE ENERGY

● ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

● ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

● BIODIVERSITY

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● IGNOU

● SHANKAR

● 12THCLASS NCERT

● BHARUCHA

2 DEC.

PTS-20

POLITYCOMPLETE REVISION+ CURRENT  
9 DEC

PTS-21

HISTORY COMPLETE REVISION + CURRENT  
16 DEC

PTS-22

CSAT + CURRENT  
23DEC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-23

 

● INDIAN BIODIVERSITY

● SCHEDULE ANIMALS OF WPA, 1972

● ANIMAL DIVERSITY OF INDIA

● PLANT DIVERSITY OF INDIA

● MARINE ORGANISM

● PROTECTED AREA NETWORK

● CONSERVATION EFFORTS

● CLIMATE CHANGE

● OCEAN ACIDIFICATION

● OZONE DEPLETION

● IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE- INDIA

● MITIGATION STRATEGIES

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● IGNOU

● SHANKAR

● 12THCLASS NCERT

● BHARUCHA

30 DEC

 

 

PTS-24

● INDIA AND CLIMATE CHANGE

● CLIMATE CHANGE ORGANISATIONS

● AGRICULTURE

● ACTS AND POLICIES

● INSTITUTION AND MEASURES

● ENVIRONMENTAL ARGANISATIONS

● INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTALCONVENTIONS

● ENVIRONMENT ISSUES AND HEALTH EFFECTS

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● IGNOU

● SHANKAR

● 12THCLASS NCERT

● BHARUCHA

6 JAN

PTS-25

9th& 10thICSE ENVT. + CURRENT ● BEETA PUBLICATION
13 JAN

PTS-26

G C LEONG + CURRENT  
20 JAN

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-27

● INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICES

● GROWTH , DEVELOPMENT AND HAPPINESS

● EVOLUTION OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY

● ECONOMIC PLANNING

● PLANNING IN INDIA

● ECONOMIC REFORMS

● INFLATION AND BUSINESS CYCLE

● AGRICULTURE AND FOOD MANAGEMENT

● INDUSTRY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

● SERVICES SECTOR

● CURRENT

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● 12THCLASS NCERT-MACRO ECONOMICS

● RAMESH SINGH

27 JAN

 

 

 

 

 

PTS-28

● INDIAN FINANCIAL MARKET

● BANKING IN INDIA

● INSURANCE IN INDIA

● SECURITY MARKET IN INDIA

● EXTERNAL SECTOR IN INDIA

● INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORGANISATIONS AND INDIA

● TAX STRUCTURE IN INDIA

● PUBLIC FINANCE IN INDIA

● SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: INDIA AND THE WORLD

● HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA

● CURRENT

 

● MALUKA’S IAS NOTES

● 12THCLASS NCERT-MACRO ECONOMICS

● RAMESH SINGH

3 FEB.

PTS-29

ENVIRONMENT COMPLETE REVISION + CURRENT

 

 
10 FEB

PTS-30

GEOGRAPHY REVISION + ATLAS + CURRENT

 

 
17 FEB

PTS-31& 32

COMPREHENSIVEGS TEST+ CURRENT

CSAT + CURRENT

 
24 FEB

PTS-33

ECONOMICS SURVEY+ CURRENT  
3 MARCH

PTS-34

½ IYB+ CURRENT  
10 MARCH

PTS-35

½ IYB+ CURRENT  
17 MARCH

PTS-36

● POLITY + HISTORY + CURRENT  
24 MARCH

PTS-37

● ENVIROMENT + GEOGRAPHY + CURRENT  
31 MARCH

PTS-38

● ECONOMICS REVISION TEST + CURRENT  
7 APRIL

PTS-39

PTS-40

● GS + CURRENT

● CSAT + CURRENT

 
14 APRIL

PTS-41

● CURRENT

 

 

 

 

 

21

APRIL

PTS-42

● POLITY + ECONOMICS + ENVORONMENT + CURRENT  
28 APRIL

PTS-43

● HISTORY + GEOGRAPHY + CURRENT  
5 MAY

PTS-44

PTS-45

● CURRENT

● CSAT + CURRENT

 
12 MAY

PTS-46

PTS-47

● GS+ CURRENT

● CSAT + CURRENT

 
19 MAY

PTS-48

PTS-49

● GS+ CURRENT

● CSAT + CURRENT

 
26 MAY

PTS-50

PTS-51

● GS+ CURRENT

● CSAT + CURRENT