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 TOPPERS’S TEST SERIES™ - Prelims 2020

   32 Tests starting from 15/10/2020 - Module(B)

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 Tests 1 to Test 8 are "Foundational" Tests focusing on commonly asked questions by UPSC
 Tests 9 to Test 18 are "Advanced" Tests focusing on dynamic concepts and detailed knowledge of subjects.
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Test Code Test Date Test Name Syllabus Suggested Readings
[01-PT-20] 15/10/2020 Test 1 Indian Polity & Constitution
✓ Political systems: concepts, forms and types
✓ Political system as established by the Constitution
✓ Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings, Evolution & Making of the Constitution, Features, Significant Provisions
✓ The Preamble
✓ The Union and its Territory
✓ Citizenship
✓ Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties
✓ Amendment of Constitution
✓ Basic Structure of the Constitution
✓ Emergency Provisions
✓ Constitutional & Non-Constitutional Bodies
✓ Current Affairs (May 2020)
✓ Polity NCERTs: Class 9 to 12
✓ Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth
[02-PT-20] 22/10/2020 Test 2 Working of Indian Constitution
✓ Central Government: President, Vice President, Prime minister, Central Council of Ministers, Parliament
✓ State Government: Governor, Chief Minister, State Council of Ministers, State Legislature
✓ Indian Federalism and Centre-State Relations
✓ Local Government: Panchayati Raj, Local Urban Government Judiciary: Supreme Court, High Courts, Subordinate Courts Elections
✓ Current Affairs (Till June 2020)
✓ Polity NCERTs: Class 9 to 12
✓ Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth
[03-PT-20] 30/10/2020 Test 3 Geography – Part I
✓ Physical Geography of the world
✓ Solar System & the Earth and basics of latitude and longitude
✓ Geomorphology
✓ Climatology
✓ Oceanography
✓ Biogeography
✓ Natural Hazards and Disasters
✓ Continents (Land, Climate, Resources etc.): Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia Physical Geography of India
✓ Introduction: Location, Area and Boundaries
✓ Structure and Relief: Physiographic Divisions
✓ Drainage System
✓ Weather, Climate and Seasons
✓ Soils
✓ Natural Vegetation, Plant and Animal Life + Current Affairs (Till June 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT Geography: Fundamentals of Physical Geography
✓ 11th NCERT Geography - India Physical Environment
✓ Class IX NCERT: Contemporary India-I
✓ Certificate physical and human geography - Goh Cheng Leong
✓ Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas
[04-PT-20] 07/11/2020 Test 4 Geography –Part II
✓ Economic and Human Geography - World
✓ Economic Geography of the world: primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary and quinary activities
✓ Human Geography of world ▪ World Population, Distribution & Density, Races & Tribes, Settlement & Migration Economic and Human Geography - India Agriculture
✓ Land Resources
✓ Water Resources
✓ Mineral and Energy Resources
✓ Industries
✓ Transport and Communication
✓ Foreign Trade
✓ Population, Migration, Settlements
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ 12th NCERT: Geography - India People and Economy
✓ 12th NCERT: Fundamental of Human Geography
✓ Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Goh Cheng Leong
[05-PT-20] 15/11/2020 Test 5 Ancient Indian History, Art and Culture and Medieval India:
Ancient India
✓ Prehistoric period
✓ Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization
✓ Vedic Age,Mahajanpadas,Religious Reforms
✓ Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age
✓ Sangam Age
✓ Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age
Art & Culture
✓ Architecture and Sculptures
✓ Religion and Philosophy
✓ Indian paintings,etc
Medieval India
✓ From Early Medieval to Marathas
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ Old NCERT: Ancient India
✓ Old NCERT: Medieval India
✓ Class XIIth New NCERT - Themes in Indian History Part -1 and Part 2
✓ Class XI NCERT – Introduction to India Art (Part 1)
[06-PT-20] 22/11/2020 Test 6 Modern India
✓ India in the late Eighteenth Century
✓ The Advent of the Europeans and British Conquest of India
✓ The British Administrative Structure, Reform, Impact and Organization of Government of India Social – Religious Movements in 19th – 20th centuries Freedom Struggle
✓ The Revolt of 1857 & change after 1857 Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) Extremist Phase (1905 – 17)
✓ From Revolt Of 1857 till Independence
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chandra
✓ New NCERT – Class XII th Themes in Indian History – Part III
✓ India’s struggle for Independence – Bipin Chandra
[07-PT-20] 30/11/2020 Test 7 India Economy
✓ National Income Accounting,Definitions like GDP,GNP,Inflation,etc
✓ Banking: Need of Banks, Functions, Types, Banking Reforms, Central Bank and its role Inflation and Employment
✓ Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy Budgeting, types, its evolution in India, Process, Component etc.
✓ Public finance, Revenue and Expenditure, Deficits, Taxes, Debts etc. External Sector and Currency Exchange rates
✓ BoP, BoT, International trade, IMF, WTO, Trade policies, issues and challenges etc. Capital Market;Terms and Concepts Agriculture Industry Services Infrastructure and Communication Five year Plans Economic Reforms since 1991 Foreign Trade India and IMF, WTO, WIPO India and International Institutions IPRs
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development
✓ 12th NCERT: Economics: Macroeconomics
✓ 12th NCERT: Economics: Microeconomics
[08-PT-20] 07/12/2020 Test 8 Ecology & Environment
✓ Basic Concepts & Components of the Ecology and ecosystem
✓ Global warming, Climate change and Ozone depletion
✓ Environmental Issues and Pollution
✓ Biodiversity, flora and fauna
✓ Conservation efforts - India and World Sustainable Development
✓ Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ NCERT Biology 12th – Unit 10 (chapter 13, 14, 15 and 16
✓ NCERT Chemistry 11 th (Part II) – Chapter 14
✓ ICSE Environmental Education 9th & 10th
[09-PT-20] 15/12/2020 Test 9 Indian Constitution & Political System
✓ Political systems: concepts, forms and types
✓ Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings, Evolution & Making of the Constitution, Features, Significant Provisions
✓ Preamble,Citizenship,Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties
✓ Judiciary: Supreme Court, High Courts, Subordinate Courts
✓ Amendment of Constitution
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics 11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth
✓ Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu
✓ Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu
✓ The Hindu,Indian Express,Yojna,Kurkshetra
✓ Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap
[10-PT-20] 22/12/2020 Test 10 Working of Indian Constitution and System of the government
✓ Central Government: President, Vice President, Prime minister, Central Council of Ministers, Parliament
✓ State Government: Governor, Chief Minister, State Council of Ministers, State Legislature
✓ Indian Federalism and Centre-State Relations
✓ Emergency Provisions
✓ Local Government: Panchayati Raj, Local Urban Government
✓ Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive; Ministries and Departments of the Government.
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth
✓ Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu
✓ Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap
✓ 2 nd ARC Report – 13th
✓ The Hindu,Indian Express,Yojana,Kurukshetra,PIB,www.prsindia.org
✓ Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Goh Cheng Leong
[11-PT-20] 30/12/2020 Test 11 Governance in India
✓ Constitutional & Non Constitutional Bodies
✓ Elections and political parties: problems and processes
✓ Electoral politics
✓ Transparency & Accountability o RTI, Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption of Civil Society, People participation of Reforms: Police Reform, Administrative Reform, Judicial Reform, Political Reform etc.
✓ Governance: Good Governance, e-Governance
✓ Public Policy: Making, Implementation, Evaluation and monitoring,Public Sector Management,Public-private partnerships (PPP),
✓ Current Affairs (July 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth
✓ Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu
✓ The Hindu, Indian Express, Yojana, Kurukshetra
✓ Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap,2nd ARC
[12-PT-20] 07/01/2021 Test 12 Ancient Indian History, Art and Culture and Medieval India:
Ancient History
✓ Prehistoric period,Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization,Vedic Age,Mahajanapadas,Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age Sangam Age ,Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age Art & Culture
✓ Indian paintings,Music,Dance,Theatre,Cinema
✓ Indian Language & Literature
✓ Conservation efforts - India and World Sustainable Development
✓ Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ Old NCERT: Ancient India
✓ Old NCERT: Medieval India
✓ Class XI NCERT – Introduction to Fine Art (part 1)
✓ Class XII New NCERT - Themes in Indian History Part -1 and Part 2
✓ The Hindu, Indian Express ,Yojana, Kurukshetra,PIB : www.pib. nic.in
[13-PT-20] 15/01/2021 Test 13 Modern India (Part I)
✓ India in the late Eighteenth Century
✓ The Advent of the Europeans and British Conquest of India
✓ The British Administrative Structure, Reform, Impact and Organization of Government of India
✓ Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) Miscellaneous & Other Dimensions Reforms / Acts / Committee, Congress Session, Governor –General Viceroys, Policies, Tribal & Peasant Movements etc.
✓ The Revolt of 1857 & change after 1857
✓ Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment
✓ Current Affairs (Till July 2020)
✓ Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chandra
✓ New NCERT : Themes in Indian History – Part III
✓ “A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub.
✓ From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandhopadhyaya
✓ The Hindu, Indian Express,Yojana,Kurukshetra,PIB
[14-PT-20] 22/01/2021 Test 14 Modern India (Part II)
✓ Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17)
✓ Swadeshi Movement, Home Rule Movement etc. Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917– 47)
✓ Non- Cooperation, Civil Disobedience and Quit India Movement
✓ British Response and Negotiations
✓ INA and Subhash Chandra Bose
✓ Current Affairs (August 2020)
✓ Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chandra
✓ New NCERT : Themes in Indian History – Part III
✓ “A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub.
✓ From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandhopadhyaya
✓ The Hindu, Indian Express,Yojana,Kurukshetra,PIB
[15-PT-20] 30/01/2021 Test 15 Geography – Part I
✓ Physical Geography of the world
✓ Solar System & the Earth and basics of latitude and longitude
✓ Continents (Land, Climate, Resources etc.): Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia Physical Geography of India
✓ Introduction: Location, Area and Boundaries
✓ Structure and Relief: Physiographic Divisions
✓ Drainage System,Weather, Climate and Seasons
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT Geography: Fundamentals of Physical Geography
✓ 11th NCERT Geography - India Physical Environment
✓ Class IX NCERT: Contemporary India-I
✓ Certificate physical and human geography - Goh Cheng Leong
✓ Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas
[16-PT-20] 07/02/2021 Test 16 Geography – II
✓ Human Geography of world ▪ World Population, Distribution & Density, Races & Tribes, Settlement & Migration Economic and Human Geography - India Agriculture
✓ Economic and Human Geography - World
✓ Economic Geography of the world: primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary and quinary activities
✓ Land Resources
✓ Mineral and Energy Resources
✓ Population, Migration, Settlements
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT Geography: Fundamentals of Physical Geography
✓ 11th NCERT Geography - India Physical Environment
✓ Class IX NCERT: Contemporary India-I
✓ Certificate physical and human geography - Goh Cheng Leong
✓ Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas
[17-PT-20] 15/02/2021 Test 17 Ecology and Environment (Environmental Acts Policies and Conservation Strategies)
✓ Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment Environmental laws and policies
✓ Sustainable Development
✓ Natural Resource conservation
✓ Environmental Problems
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ Ecology and Environment – ICSE books 9th to 12th
✓ Environment Chapter (India Year Book)
✓ Down to Earth magazine
✓ Disaster Management Act, policies, etc
✓ India & UN – Climate Change Initiatives, etc
✓ The Hindu: Business Line, Indian Express
✓ Magazine s like Yojana & Kurukshetra
[18-PT-20] 22/02/2021 Test 18 India Economy
✓ National Income Accounting,Definitions like GDP,GNP,Inflation,etc
✓ Banking: Need of Banks, Functions, Types, Banking Reforms, Central Bank and its role Inflation and Employment
✓ Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy Budgeting, types, its evolution in India, Process, Component etc.
✓ Public finance, Revenue and Expenditure, Deficits, Taxes, Debts etc. External Sector and Currency Exchange rates
✓ BoP, BoT, International trade, IMF, WTO, Trade policies, issues and challenges etc. Capital Market;Terms and Concepts Agriculture Industry Services Infrastructure and Communication Five year Plans Economic Reforms since 1991 Foreign Trade India and IMF, WTO, WIPO India and International Institutions IPRs
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ 11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development
✓ 12th NCERT: Economics: Macroeconomics
✓ Economic Survey 2019- 2020 Websites of regulatory bodies like RBI, SEBI, etc.
✓ The Hindu: Business Line,Indian Express,Yojna,Kurukshetra
✓ Indian Economy Dutt and Sundaram
✓ PIB : www.pib.nic.in
[19-PT-20] 28/02/2021 Test 19 Basic Science and Technology Physics
✓ Standards and units
✓ Mechanics and properties of matter
✓ Astronomy and Space Science Chemistry
✓ Chemical Reactions and Equations
✓ Periodic classification of elements
✓ Cell Biology,Biocommunication,Nutrition,Genetics,Bio Chemistry,Diseases and Defence Mechanism
✓ Plant Biology + Applied Science and Modern Day Technology / Latest Research
✓ Chemical Bonding
✓ Current Affairs (Till August 2020)
✓ 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th NCERT: Science
✓ Class 12th Biology NCERT
✓ Websites like ISRO, DST, DRDO, DAE etc.
✓ Science Reporter Magazine
✓ The Hindu: Science News, Indian Express,Yojna and Kurukshetra
✓ PIB : www.pib.nic.in
[20-PT-20] 07/03/2021 Test 20 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[21-PT-20] 15/03/2021 Test 21 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[22-PT-20] 22/03/2021 Test 22 ✓ EconomicSurvey and Budget
[23-PT-20] 30/03/2021 Test 23 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[24-PT-20] 07/04/2021 Test 24 ✓ All Government Schemes
[25-PT-20] 15/04/2021 Test 25 ✓ Special Focus on: Science and Technology, Environment and International Relations, Economy Current Affairs
[26-PT-20] 22/04/2021 Test 26 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[27-PT-20] 30/04/2021 Test 27 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[28-PT-20] 07/05/2021 Test 28 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[29-PT-20] 15/05/2021 Test 29 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[30-PT-20] 22/05/2021 Test 30 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[31-PT-20] 30/05/2021 Test 31 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs
[32-PT-20] 07/06/2021 Test 32 FULL LENGTH TEST (COMPLETE SYLLABUS):
✓ Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance + Geography + History of India + Indian Economy & Social Development + Ecology & Environment + General Science + Current Affairs