UPSC

UPSC – (IAS/IPS/IRS) Group A services Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts The Civil Services Examination (CSE)

UPSC Courses Categories

  • UPSC Prelims
  • UPSC Prelims Cum Mains
  • UPSC Mains
  • UPSC Mains Optional Subjects

  Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) etc …

UPSC Exam Age Limits

Candidate must have completed 21 years of age. General category candidates are allowed 6 attempts and maximum age allowed is 32. There is no limit to number of attempts to SC/ST candidates and maximum age limit allowed is 37. OBC candidates have been given 9 attempts and maximum age allowed is 35.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold graduation degree / Candidate who have appeared in qualifying degree is also eligible for UPSC – IAS

Group A – Services

  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service
  • Indian Corporate Law Service
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service
  • Indian Defence Estates Service
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian Information Service
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service
  • Indian Postal Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax)
  • Indian Revenue Service (CBEC)
  • Indian Trade Service
  • Railway Protection Force

Group B – Services

  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service
  • Pondicherry Civil Service
  • Pondicherry Police Service

Syllabi for the Prelims Examination

Paper-I

  1. Current events of national and international importance.
  2. History of India and Indian National Movement.
  3. Indian and World Geography -Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  4. Indian Polity and Governance -Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  6. General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation
  7. General Science.

Paper II

  1. Comprehension Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
  2. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  3. Decision-making and problem solving
  4. General mental ability
  5. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level)

TIME TABLE- ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY

 

SI.NO

SUBJECT

Details

1

Environment and Ecology

Introduction. Basics of Ecology

2

Environment and Ecology

Basics of Ecology

3

Environment and Ecology

Nutrient cycling

4

Environment and Ecology

Biosphere

5

Environment and Ecology

Biomes

6

Environment and Ecology

Biodiversity and its conservation

7

Environment and Ecology

Indian environment legislations

Environment and Ecology Test-1

8

Environment and Ecology

Air pollution

9

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- mechanism; concepts

10

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- mitigation; International convention

11

Environment and Ecology

Climate change- India and mitigation strategy

12

Environment and Ecology

Ozone depletion

13

Environment and Ecology

Aquatic ecosystem- Lakes and rivers

Environment and Ecology Test-2

14

Environment and Ecology

Marine ecosystem/ coral/ Wetlands

15

Environment and Ecology

Desertification

16

Environment and Ecology

Solid waste management/ Swachh Bharat

17

Environment and Ecology

Current affairs related to environment

18

Environment and Ecology

Current affairs related to environment

Environment and Ecology Test-3

 

Note:  Any changes in the timetable will be informed to students well in advance.

 

* The above is a tentative timetable and is subjected to minor changes in case of unavoidable circumstances.

BANGALORE SCHOOL OF CIVIL SERVICES

 

COURSE DETAIL FOR UPSC (IAS) 2018 BATCH

Sl. No

Subject

Duration

Timings

Course Fee

1.

Prelims: Batch-1- weekday Six Months 8:00am-10:am

25,000 Rs

2.

Prelims: Batch-2- Weekday Six Months 6:00pm-8:00pm

25,000 Rs

3.

Prelims: Batch-3- Weekend Six Months 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

25,000 Rs

4.

Prelims- cum- Mains Batch + Optional ** 12 Months Weekdays/weekends

95,000 Rs

5.

Mains Batch 17 Weeks Weekdays/Weekends

40,000 Rs

6.

Optional** 15 weeks Weekdays/Weekends

30,000 Rs

7.

Essay Programme 2 weeks Weekdays/Weekends

 3,000 Rs

8.

Test Series- Prelims 10 Tests Flexible

5,000 Rs

9.

Test Series- Mains 12 Tests Flexible

10, 000 Rs

10.

Interview Programme

Free

INDIVIDUAL MODULES

Sl. No

SUBJECT

DURATION

COURSE FEE

1.

Economics ( Including Economic Survey and Current Affairs) 25-30 hours

7,000 Rs

2.

Indian Polity and Governance 20-25 hours

5,000 Rs

3.

Modern History 25-30 hours

4,500 Rs

4.

Geography 30-35 hours

5,000 Rs

5.

Science and Technology 25-30 hours

5,000 Rs

6.

Aptitude 35-40 hours

6,000 Rs

7.

Environment 20-25 hours

5,000 Rs

 

Note:

  • All our programme includes course material and current affairs material (and classes)
  • We currently offer Anthropology optional only.
  • Our entire programme is Module Based and hence those students missing one module can attend the same in another Batch.
  • The fees include GST charges.