Writing Skill Development Programme for GS with Value Addition For UPSC Mains 2019

About this course

The course aims to improve answer writing skills for General Studies Paper and will also provide content for value addition during discussion classes.

Suitable for aspirants preparing for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019


Course highlights

includes Abhilash Mishra (AIR 5), Saumya Sharma (AIR 9), Anand Vardhan (AIR 7), Utsav Kaushal (AIR 14), Sunny Kumar Singh (AIR 91), Azar Zia (AIR 97)

Lukmaan IAS has expert teachers having multiple years of experience in guiding UPSC students to prepare for the Civil Service exam.

Interested in this course?

Select Batch


 
Mon to Thur, 04:30 pm to 05:30 pm
Mon to Thur, 04:30 pm to 05:30 pm

 
Mon to Thur, 04:30 pm to 05:30 pm
Mon to Thur, 04:30 pm to 05:30 pm

Mon to Fri, 05:00 pm to 07:30 pm
Mon to Fri, 05:00 pm to 07:30 pm

WSDP CLASS SCHEDULE 


TOPICS’ CLASSIFICATION 
DATES (CONVENTIONAL) TESTS & DISCUSSION  

DATES (ED  BASED TESTS ON EVERY FRIDAY

E.D (EDITORIAL DISCUSSION) EVERY SUNDAY 

TIME 
 CONSTITUTION & POLITY - 1  (4 QUESTIONS)
19th Nov (Mon) 
23rd Nov
23rd Nov
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
 CONSTITUTION & POLITY - 1  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
20th Nov. (Tue) 
30th Nov. 
2nd Dec. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
CONSTITUTION & POLITY - 2  (4 QUESTIONS) 
3rd Dec. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
CONSTITUTION & POLITY – 2  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION)
4th Dec. (Tue)
7th Dec
9th Dec
9th Dec.
GOVERNANCE - 1 (4 QUESTIONS)
10th Dec. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
GOVERNANCE - 2 (4 QUESTIONS)
11th Dec. (Tue) 
14th Dec. 
16th Dec 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
GOVERNANCE – 1 & 2  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
17th Dec. (Mon) 

4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SOCIAL JUSTICE (4 QUESTIONS
24thDec. (Mon) 
21st Dec
23rd Dec
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SOCIAL JUSTICE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
25th Dec. (Tue) 
28th Dec
30th Dec.
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & AGRICULTURE – 1  (4 QUESTIONS) 
31st Dec. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS – 2  (4 QUESTIONS) 
2nd Jan. (Wed) 
4th Jan. 
6th Jan. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS    (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
7th Jan.  (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS THEORY - 1  (4 QUESTIONS) 
14th Jan. (Mon) 
11th Jan.
13th Jan.
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS THEORY - 2  (4 QUESTIONS)
15th Jan. (Tue) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS THEORY  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION)
16th Jan. (Wed) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS CASE STUDY – 1  (4 QUESTIONS
21st Jan. (Mon) 
18th Jan. 
20th Jan. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS CASE STUDY – 2  (4 QUESTIONS)
22nd Jan. (Tue)


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ETHICS CASE STUDY  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
23rd Jan. (Wed) 
25th Jan. 
27th Jan
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SCIENCE & TEC.  (4 QUESTIONS) 
28th Jan. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SCIENCE & TEC.  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION
29th Jan. (Tue) 
1st Feb. 
3rd Feb. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT  (4 QUESTIONS) 
4th Feb. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
5th Feb. (Tue) 
8th Feb. 
10th Feb. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS  (4 QUESTIONS) 
11th Feb. (Mon) 


4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INTERNAL SECURITY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT (4 QUESTIONS) 
12th Feb. (Tue) 
15th Feb.
17th Feb. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS   &  INTERNAL SECURITY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
13th Feb. (Wed) 
22nd Feb. 
24th Feb. 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INDIAN HISTORY   (4 QUESTIONS)
14th Feb. (Thu) 
01th March
03th March
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
ART AND CULTURE  (4 QUESTIONS) 
16th Feb. (Sat.) 
08th March 
10th March 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INDIAN HISTORY & ART AND CULTURE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION)
18th Feb. (Mon.) 
15th March
17th March 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MODERN INDIAN HISTORY   (4 QUESTIONS)
19th Feb. (Tue) 
22nd March 
24th March 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
WORLD HISTORY  (4 QUESTIONS)
20th Feb.(Wed) 
 29th March
31st March
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MODERN INDIAN HISTORY & WORLD HISTORY  (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION
21th Feb. (Thus) 
5th April 
7th April 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INDIAN GEOGRAPHY  (4 QUESTIONS)
23rd Feb. (Sat) 
12th April 
14th April 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
 WORLD GEOGRAPHY  (4 QUESTIONS) 
25th Feb. (Mon) 
19th April 
21st April 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
INDIAN GEOGRAPHY & WORLD GEOGRAPHY (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION)
26th Feb. (Tue) 
26th April 
28th April 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SOCIETY & SOCIAL ISSUE  (4 QUESTIONS)
27th Feb. (Wed) 
03rd May 
5th May 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
SOCIETY & SOCIAL ISSUE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
28th Feb. (Thus) 
10th May 
12th May 
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
DURATION: - 4 & half month 
Fee- Rs. 25,960 
E.D. TIME: 4:30-7:30 PM 
CONSTITUTION & POLITY -  1

• Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

• Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.

• 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; Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries 

19th Nov 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
CONSTITUTION & POLITY -  2

• 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.

• Pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.

• Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

• Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies

03rd Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
CONSTITUTION & POLITY - 2 (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
04th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 GOVERNANCE - 1 
• Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, egovernance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
10th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
GOVERNANCE - 2 

• Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

• Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.

• Role of civil services in a democracy.

 11th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
GOVERNANCE – 1 & 2 (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
17th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SOCIAL JUSTICE 

• 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.

24th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SOCIAL JUSTICE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
25th Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & AGRICULTURE – 1 

• Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

• 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.

31st Dec 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS – 2 

• Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

• Investment models.

• Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

• Government Budgeting

02nd Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
07th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
ETHICS THEORY - 1 

• 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.

14th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
  ETHICS THEORY - 2 

• 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 

15th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 ETHICS THEORY (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
16th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 ETHICS CASE STUDY - 1 
• CASE STUDY SYALLABUS SAME AS ETHICS THEORY CLASS – 1 
21st Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
ETHICS CASE STUDY - 2 
• CASE STUDY SYALLABUS SAME AS ETHICS THEORY CLASS – 2 
 22nd Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 ETHICS CASE STUDY (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
23rd Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 

• 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

28th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SCIENCE & TEC. (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
29th Jan 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT 
• Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 
04th Feb 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
05th Feb 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
  INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 

• India and its neighbourhood- 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. 

11th Feb  
4:30- 7:30 PM 
INTERNAL SECURITY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT

• Disaster and disaster management.

• Linkages between development and spread of extremism.

• Role of external state and non-state actors in creating 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. 

12th Feb 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
  INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS  &      INTERNAL SECURITY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT   (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
13th Feb 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
ART AND CULTURE 
Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
16th Feb. (Sat.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
 INDIAN HISTORY & ART AND CULTURE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
18th Feb. (Mon.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
MODERN INDIAN HISTORY 

• Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present. The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

• The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.

• Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.

19th Feb. (Tue.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
WORLD HISTORY 
• History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, –redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society. 
20th Feb. (Wed.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
MODERN INDIAN HISTORY & WORLD HISTORY (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
21st Feb. (Thus) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
INDIAN GEOGRAPHY 
• Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India) 
23rd Feb. (Sat.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
WORLD GEOGRAPHY 

• Salient features of world’s physical geography. 

• Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes

25th Feb. (Mon) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
  INDIAN GEOGRAPHY & WORLD GEOGRAPHY (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
26th Feb. (Tue) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SOCIETY & SOCIAL ISSUE 

• Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

• Effects of globalization on Indian society Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism

27th Feb. (Wed) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 
SOCIETY & SOCIAL ISSUE (10 QUESTIONS TEST & DISCUSSION) 
28th Feb. (Thu.) 
4:30- 7:30 PM 



What you will get

Students can interact with our teachers using the chat and email option.

Get unlimited access during the validity of the course. You can access the course 24/7 as per your convenience.

Study material will be dispatched after 3 days and you will receive it in 7 to 10 working days on your registered address.

If you encounter any issue, you may avail a refund within 72 hours of your course starting.


Frequently Bought together
Start Date: 05/06/2019

Sociology Optional & Test Series For UPSC Mains 2019

by Praveen Kishore
Nice IAS

 55,000

283  Students
Start Date: 16 Jan 2018

Sociological Thinkers For UPSC Mains

by Praveen Kishore
Nice IAS

 20,000

130  Students
Start Date: 18 Jun 2018

History Optional For UPSC Mains 2019

by Alok S. Jha
Accord Administrative Institute

 47,000

146  Students
+91 95990-75552

Your Exam segments is being saved. Please wait....

Select Exam(s) you are interested in

IAS IES/GATE IIT-JEE NEET STATE PSC OTHERS