Indian Polity and Governance

Integrated Approach to UPSC Prelims + Mains – 2015 – A Self Study Guide (June 22 to July 6)

Hope the last Timetable was useful to you. We know it was bit hectic, but we hope you followed it and got benefited. Coming days will be even more hectic (provided you are going to follow this timetable).

Topics to be covered:

Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. (NCERT, Laxmikanth, D D Basu – very selectively )

In the following timetable, you can study mentioned topics from D D Basu too. We have mentioned only NCERT and Laxmikanth books below to make it easy for people who are comfortable with these.

June 22

  • NCERT – Class XI, Indian Constitution at Work, Chapters 1 to 6

June 23

  • NCERT – Class XI, Indian Constitution at Work, Chapters 7 to 10

June 24

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters 1 to 4

June 25

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on President, Vice President, Governor

June 26

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on PM, Council of Ministers, CM, Council of Ministers

June 27 – Revision

June 28 –  Revision

June 29

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Parliament, Parliamentary Committees, State Legislature

June 30

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Supreme Court, High Court, Subordinate courts, Tribunals

July 1

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on  System of Government [Chapters 12 to 16]

July 2

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, DPSP,

July 3

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Constitutional, Non-constitutional Bodies &  Other Constitutional Dimensions

July 4 – Revision

July 5 – Revision

July 6

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Amendment of the Constitution, Special Provisions for states + J&K, UT & Schedule & Tribal areas,
  • Panchayati Raj, Municipalities

July 7

  • Laxmikanth: Indian Polity, Chapters on Political Dynamics (Part X All chapters)

We will cover following Topics once we complete above topics:

July 8 to July 21

Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.  (NCERT, Economic Survey, Ramesh Singh – selectively, Internet)

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