GEOGRAPHY TEST SERIES (APSIP)

GEOGRAPHY TEST SERIES (APSIP)

SEGMENT PAPER 1 AND PAPER 2

GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL ONLINE TEST SERIES

GEOGRAPHY OPTIONAL ONLINE TEST SERIES is a weekly guidance programme. The programme seeks to correct the flaws in the candidates' concept and writing ability before the Mains examination, so that the candidates go on to maximise their gains from these tests with the minimum of effort.

Aim:

To help create a big difference between Geography Online Test Series student and other candidates by equipping them to handle all type of questions that could be possibly asked from Geography optional in the Civil Services Mains examination, effortlessly.

Key feature of the course

  1. 1. Developing proper understanding of questions that are in true UPSC nature.
  2. 2. APSIP seeks to improve the answer presentation capability of the candidate for the Mains.
  3. 3. The tests are followed by one hour of intensive discussion of the questions followed in turn by their evaluation and feedback
  4. 4. Discussion of the important questions strictly from the 2018 Mains examination viewpoint.
  5. 5. Answer writing practice, development of writing style strictly demanded by UPSC, evaluation with feedback on the same lines as demanded of Civil Servants.
  6. 6. Problem solving of the candidates at an individual level and model long answers and short notes of the most important topics.
  7. 7. Establishment of Relevant interrelationship at interdisciplinary and intradisciplinary nature.

Components

  1. 1. Strictly on the lines of UPSC directions.
  2. 2. Answer papers checked not by students, but by people involved with checking the answer papers, and with 10-15 years of experience.
  3. 3. 17 tests on the lines of UPSC.
  4. 4. Model framework, structure and answers, whatever that is required will be provided.
  5. 5. Test discussion in face to face form or shooted video form
  6. 6. Model answers on the chosen topics.

Pre Test Requirement

Before embarking on a Test Series, the candidates are requested to visit the You Tube Channel on the following links.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIGvVEXFLEo&t=2243s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COdprCjz93I&t=4s

People behind

The programme is under the guidance of Sri K. Siddhartha, who will set the attitude, interest level and  pedagogy as per the requirement of UPSC.

  1. 1. Academic Head- Dr S. Mukherjee, Director ENSEMBLE
  2. 2. Chief Examiner-Dr Brajendra Narayan, Dr A. Padmnabhan,
  3. 3. Chief Course Coordinator- Ms.Aditi Nigam
  4. 4. Chief of Test Schedule and Conduct- Ms.Aditi Nigam
  5. 5. Chief of Technology- Gourav Kakkar

MODUS OPERANDI

  1. 1. Student can log in to ensemble.net.in to get themselves enrolled.
  2. 2. The candidate will get his/her access and password automatically after they pay for the course.
  3. 3. Once they log in, they will start getting advisories, and materials.
  4. 4. For online students, the candidates can upload and ask any question and form a set of questions, which will be discussed face to face in the problem solving sessions by Siddhartha Sir.

Eligibility for participation
The course is open to all those students who have a very solid foundation of the subject, along with the necessary level of proficiency to get through the subject.
Course Duration
3 months from 11th June
Participation Fees
Online: Rs.10,000 /-
Timings for the programme will be 12:00PM to 3:00PM. Date: from 11th June 2018

Geography Optional: Test Series 2018 Schedule

Tests

Topic

Date

Duration

1.

Geomorphology

Monday/June 11/06/2018

3Hrs

2.

Climatology

Monday/June 18/06/2018

3Hrs

3.

Oceanography

Thursday/June 21/06/2018

3 Hrs

4.

Bio-Environmental Geography

Monday/June 25/06/2018

3 Hrs

5.

Population Geography & Cultural Setting

Thursday/June 28/06/2018

3 Hrs

6.

Economic Geography

Monday/July 2/07/2018

3 Hrs

7.

Settlement Geography

Thursday/July 5/07/2018

3 Hrs

8.

Models & Theories in Perspective Geography

Monday/July 9/07/2018

3 Hrs

9.

Perspective in Human Geography

Thursday/July 12/07/2018

3 Hrs

10.

India: Physical + Natural Events + Contemporary Issue

Monday/July 16/07/2018

3 Hrs

11.

India: Resources

Thursday/July 19/07/2018

3 Hrs

12.

India: Agriculture

Monday/July 23/07/2018

3 Hrs

13.

India : Industry & Transport

Thursday/July 26/07/2018

3 Hrs

14.

India : Regional Planning

Monday/July 30/07/2018

3 Hrs

15.

India: Political Planning

Thursday/August 2/08/2018

3 Hrs

16.

Composite Test-Paper- I

Monday/August 13/08/2018

3 Hrs

17.

Composite Test-Paper-II

Monday/August 20/08/2018

3 Hrs