A] General Studies (Part I)
  • 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 - Biodiversity and Climate change that do not require subject specialization
  • General science
B] General Studies (Part II) C-SAT
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numracy - 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)
Topics of Social Relevance
  • Social movements and contribution of social reformers.
  • Equity and Social Justice - Challenges and measures.
  • Different schemes for upliftment of all weaker sections. Social changes in India
  • Challenges of Social Transformation - Caste, Ethnic
  • Community Development and Displacement.
An Objective type (Multiple Choice Questions) examination as per new pattern introduced at UPSC Preliminary Examination  will be conducted

Total Marks : 200
Duration : 120 Mins(2 hours)
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  • This coaching programme is conducted under the  Department of HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION MINISTRY as well as Minority Commission, Government of Maharashtra
  • 70 (OUT OF THIS 10 SEATS ARE FROM MINORITIES, MUSLIM - 05, SIKH - 01, BOUDH - 01, JAIN - 01, PARSI - 01, CHRIST AN - 01 )candidates will be given admission as per THE GOVERNMENT ADMISSION PROCEDURE IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES .
  • Depending on minimum cut-off marks and no. of application forms received for each category, the selection committee reserves the right to interchange the allocation of seats for all the categories

Reference Books

Indian History :
  • NCERT Books for Stds. 10th, 11th and 12th (Ancient, Medieval and Modern India) - Old and New.
  • India's struggle for Independence - Bipan Chandra
  • Modern India - Grover and Grover
  • Modern India - S. N. Sen
  • Modern India - Spectrum Publication
Geography :
  • NCERT Books for Standard 6th to 12th
  • Certificate Physical Geography - Goh Cheng Leong
  • India Yearbook (Publication division)
  • for relevant statistical data
  • Atlas (Standard) to study maps
  • Pratiyogita Darpan and Wizard special issues.
Indian Polity :
  • NCERT Books for Standard11th and 12th
  • Our Parliament - Subhash Kashyap
  • Our Constitution - Subhash Kashyap
  • Introduction to the Constitution of India - D. D. Basu
  • Indian Constitution - P. M. Bakshi
Indian Economy :
  • Evolution of Indian Economy - NCERT books
  • Indian Economy - Dutta and Sundaran
  • Economic survey of India
  • Special issues of Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Chronicle - “Economy Watch Section
  • ET classroom and special articles from Economic Time
General Science :
  • NCERT Books for Standard 5th to 10th
  • Tata McGraw Hill (TMH) Guide
  • Science Reporter
C-SAT :
  • Mental Ability - R. S. Agarwal
  • Competition Success - Intelligent Test - W. N. Dandekar
  • Ultimate In Mental Ability Test - Lt. Col. M. G. Diwan
  • Quantitative Aptitude for CAT - Arun Sharma
  • Word Power made Easy - N. Lewis
  • How to read better and faster - Lewis
  • Puzzles - S. Devi, George Summers
  • Non Verbal and Logical Reasoning - R. S. Agarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude - R. S. Agarwal
  • C-SAT Manual 2011 - Pearson
  • C-SAT Manual - Tata McGraw Hill (TMH)
Current Affairs : Newspaper

The Hindu, Times of India, Indian Express, Maharashtra Times, Any Marathi Newspaper

Current Affairs : Magazine
  • Civil Service Chronicle
  • Wizard (Special Issues)
  • Pratiyogita Darpan (Special Issues), Frontline
  • Yojana, Kurukshetra,
  • Lokrajya, Science reporter, Down to Earth
Topics of Social Relevance :
  • Idea of India - Sunil Khillan
  • Indian Society - S.C. Dube
  • Problems in India - Ram Ahuja
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