PRELIMS & MAINS BOOKLIST Naman Upadhyaya
About me . Rank in CSE-2015- 106 . 29 year old . 5 attempts Maritime Engineering, 8.9 . Course fees: CONTRIBUTE . Follow me on Unacademy: https://unacademy.in/user/naman.upadhyaya
Prelims (CSAT) General Studies Strategy/booklist/comment NCERT + GKtoday Ncert (did not focused much on it) Spectrum Topic History Ancient History Medieval History Modern (Freedom Struggle) Culture society Polity (theory + current) Gktoday,newspaper,discussion with my father Laxmikant,DD basu ( as my optional was p.ad), Newspapers Economy (theory + current)Newspaper,economic survey,google,mrunal,gktoday
Prelims (CSAT) General Studies Science (theory + current) Environment (theory+ current) Geography (Physical) Geography (India) Geography (World) Other National/International current Ncert class 11th,12th,newspaper,google Ncert,newspaper,google,gktoday Ncert,goh cheng leong,atlas,Mrunal Ncert,goh cheng leong,atlas,Mrunal Did not focus much only ncert, newspaper Mrunal Newspaper,tv discussions India year book,yojana, ministries websites economic affairs Schemes, Policy & Filler survey and GOl publications
Prelims (CSAT) Aptitude Topic Strategy / booklist Mathematics Tests CL Tests - CL Reasoning Comprehension Decision Making Tests-CL Tests CL
Mains: Essay . Insights on India & Mrunal . "Be the change you want to see in others (Gandhi)" Is the Colonial mentality "Is the Colonial mentality hindering India's Success?" GDP (Gross Domestic Product) along with GDH (Gross Domestic Happiness) would be the right indices for judging the wellbeing of a country" "Science and technology is the panacea for the growth and security of the nation"
General Studies (Mains) Paper 1 How did you prepare?** Gktoday,discussions with my father(as he is a scholar in history,art and culture),ncerts. Ncerts,pradhanmantri,samvidhaan,spectrum,gktoday Gktoday,ncerts Pradhanmantri,samvidhaan,gktoday Gktoday,newspaper Newspaper,some pdfs which I searched from google, 12th fyp document chapter on women Topic Culture Indian history World history Post-independence India Indian society Role of women, poverty etc.
General Studies (Mains) Paper 1 How did you prepare?*" Newspaper,google,discussion with friends Few chapters which I have read from bipan Chandra, ram Ahuja Mrunal,atlas,ncert Mrunal,atlas,ncert Mrunal,atlas,ncert Mrunal, ncert Newspaper,ncert Topic Globalization on Indian society Communalism, regionalism, secularism World geo physical Resource distribution Factors for industrial location Earthquake tsunami etc. Impact on flora-fauna
General Studies (Mains) Paper 2 Topic How did you prepare?** Indian Constitution, devolution, dispute redressal etc Dd basu, ARCII, laxmikant Comparing Constitution with world Laxmikant Parliament, state Legislatures Executive-judiciary Ministries departments Pressure group, informal associations Representation of people's act Newspaper - current events not focused much on static part. Only the issues Newspaper Their individual websites.not all but only those which are in news or of prime importance p.ad notes Newspaper
General Studies (Mains) Paper 2 Topic How did you prepare?** Various bodies: Constitutional, statutory.. Laxmikant,newspaper,india year book NGO, SHG etc. p.ad notes,newspaper Welfare schemes, bodies Social sector, health, education, HRD Governance, transparency, accountability India year book,news papers,websites India year book,news paper,yojanas ARCs,india year book, news paper ARC,newspaper,yojna ARCs e-governance Role of civil service
General Studies (Mains) Paper 3 Topic How did you prepare?** Investment models Gktoday, newspaper Science-tech day to day life Newspaper Indian achievements in sci-tech Awareness in IT, space, biotech, nano, IPR Environmental impact assessment Disaster Management Gktoday,newspaper Newspaper Newspaper, Google ARC,ncert, GOl publications and reports(it was also part of p.ad)
Mains Answer Writing Completed paper on time Analyze, elucidate & explain Point form Relevant points Ethics in paragraphs
Mains Optional Subjects . Base books - Sharma Sadana . Mohit Battacharya - New horizons Nicholas Henry & Stephen Robbins . ARCS . Lukmaan IAS . IGNOU
CSE 2015 Marksheet Subject Essay -Paper-1 General Studies Paper 2 General Studies - Paper 3 General Studies - Paper 4 General Studies - Paper 5 Optional Paper Paper-1 Optional Paper Paper-2 Written total Personality Test Final Total Marks obtained 131 101 102 103 100 104 103 744 184 928