Frontline Coaching For General Studies General Studies is an extremely dynamic component in the entire scheme of Civil Services Examination. It deals with diverse subject matter that is constantly evolving in tune with new developments. Through the constant effort of the Frontline Coaching For General Studies Team, General Studies Course has been upgraded and enriched in response to the rapidly changing needs. A good grounding in General Studies through increased emphasis on regular Tests and Home Assignments, will boost confidence and develop overall personality. We expect you to fully participate in the activities designed for your learning and transformation.

1. GS COURSES OFFERED

General Strategist Foundation/Studies Strategist - GS Prelims + CSAT + GS Main Paper I, II, III, IV + Essay + GS Prelims Test + GS Main Test GS Strategist is an integrated General Studies programme for IAS Main and Preliminary Examinations. The entire programme is designed in a way that the knowledge imparted can be path breaking for every participant. It covers the syllabus of all 4 papers of GS Main, Essay and Interview as well as both papers of Preliminary Examination. The course plan has especially been developed keeping in mind the needs of learners who are not exposed to the various facets of General Studies as part of their academic curriculum at the graduate and post-graduate levels.

Programme Highlights

  • 320+ Sessions of Intensive Learning forGS Prelim CSAT, GS Main Paper I, II, III, IV, Essay
  • Foundation Lectures to Sharpen your Basics
  • Time-bound Completion with Extensive Coverage
  • Meticulously Designed Study Material
  • Frequent Class Tests both Descriptive as well as Multiple Choice
  • Module-based Simulated Tests and Home Assignments
  • Intensive Writing Skill Development Sessions
  • 38 Simulated Tests on GS Prelim
  • UPSC Compatible Evaluation
GS Online/Offline Coaching Online fees Offline fees EMI Facility 90%

Fees Details

Rs.3,500

Rs.8,500

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2. General Studies Prelim-cum-Main

GS Prelims + CSAT + GS Main Paper I, II, III, IV + Essay + GS Prelims Test + GS Main Test

Programme Highlights
  • 289 Sessions of Intensive Learning for, GS Prelim & Civil Services Aptitude Test CSAT, GS Main Paper I, II, III, IV, Essay
  • Foundation Lectures to Sharpen your Basics
  • Time-bound Completion with Extensive Coverage
  • Meticulously Designed Study Material Frequent Class Tests both Descriptive as well as Multiple Choice
  • Module-based Simulated Tests and Home Assignments
  • Intensive Writing Skill Development Sessions
  • 38 Simulated Tests on GS Prelim
  • UPSC Compatible Evaluation

3. General Studies Weekend

GS Weekend is an integrated General Studies programme for IAS Main and Preliminary Examinations. This programme is for those who are working or those who are doing some regular course in a college or those who cannot afford to spend full time for civil services exam preparation during week days. It’s for people who think big and are willing to take on newer challenges. It covers the syllabus of all 4 papers of GS Main, Essay and Interview as well as both papers of Preliminary Examination. Here the focus is to provide maximum exposure to various topics in the given time. This course may not be a substitute to the regular GS MCP Course. But this is a course which can provide you maximum coverage in the limited time. The course plan has especially been developed keeping in mind the needs of learners who are not exposed to the various facets of General Studies as part of their academic curriculum.

4. Highlights

  • Classes every Mondayto Friday
  • Complete coverage of all 4 Papers of GS Main & Essay
  • Complete Material support with more than 20 printed books
  • Saturday- 3 sessions of one & half hours each, Sunday- 4 sessions one & half hours each
  • 1 Year Magazine subscription
  • Important books also given
  • Online Weekly Current Affairs classes also available
  • Online Weekly Test
  • Specially designed Current Affairs material Every Week
  • Prelim tests with explanation and discussion classes

Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society.

  • Classes every Monday to Friday
  • Complete coverage of all 4 Papers of GS Main & Essay
  • Complete Material support with more than 20 printed books
  • Saturday- 3 sessions of one & half hours each, Sunday- 4 sessions one & half hours each
  • 1 Year Magazine subscription
  • Important books also given
  • Online Weekly Current Affairs classes also available
  • Online Weekly Test
  • Specially designed Current Affairs material Every Week
  • Prelim tests with explanation and discussion classes

Paper-III (General Studies – II) : Syllabus :

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 & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
  • 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 & accountability and institutional and other measures.
  • Role of civil services in a democracy.
  • India and its neighborhood- 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) : Syllabus :

Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization 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 liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Investment models.
  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
  • Disaster and disaster management.
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in 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 organized crime with terrorism • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

Paper-IV (General Studies – III) : Syllabus :

Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization 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 liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Investment models.
  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
  • Disaster and disaster management.
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in 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 organized crime with terrorism • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

Paper-V (General Studies – IV) : Syllabus :

Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude.
  • 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 weaker sections.
  • 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, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Case Studies on above issues.