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101 Question Review and Analysis - GS Paper 2 IAS MAINS 2019

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A unique approach to cover 101 handpicked questions from GS Paper II for UPSC IAS MAINS 2019

A unique approach that covers 101 handpicked questions from Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations for UPSC IAS MAINS 2019 – with comprehensive review and analysis for maximizing your scores in IAS 2019.

Course Features

  • 8 Test-based Sessions covering 101 questions on Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations in each paper
  • Comprehensive coverage of Conceptual and Contemporary issues
  • Downloadable Question-cum-Answer Writing booklet for answer-writing practice

Course Coverage

General Studies Paper-II of Main Examination (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

Polity, Constitution and Governance
  • 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.
Social Justice
  • 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 or 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.
International Relations
  • 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.

Course Curriculum

Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
  • 6,000.00 4,500.00
  • 8 Weeks



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