OAS Mains General Studies Answer Writing Programme

OAS Mains General Studies
(Answer Writing & Evaluation Programme)
12 Tests (10 Sectional + 2 Mock tests)

Expert Support: Email Support

Duration: 6 months

Programme Objectives: Answer writing skill development, Structure & presentation of answer, How to present facts, information & knowledge in the answer, Understanding actual requirement (key words, Context & Content) of the OPSC in the different types of questions and how the  questions should be attempted for good score (strategy & approach), Understanding your current preparedness & required action plans and framing your mind towards actual pattern, toughness and timing of the actual OPSC Examination.

Question Levels: Easy, Moderate, Advanced

Schedule: Flexible


  1. After registration you will get login id and Password to access your account in Student Zone.
  2. Tests will be uploaded according to our schedule which is purely tentative and subject to changeable.
  3. You have to download the softcopy(PDF) of Question and write an answer according to your convenience.
  4. Send your scanned copy of your answer-script to us: sl.brajabandhu@gmail.com
  5. Allow us about 8 to 10 days (we may give you earlier) to evaluate your answer sheet. 

Price: Rs 1199/-

Test NoTest NameSyllabusReference Books Date
1History of Modern India and Indian Culture(100 marks)History of India since 1857;
Important Personalities who shaped the Freedom  movements in Odisha and India;
Social Reform Movements;
Indian Culture from Ancient times to Modern Times;
Temple architecture of Odisha, Socio-cultural developments in Odisha
1. Modern India by Bipin Chandra,
2. Facets of Indian Culture by Spectrum Publication
3. Gandhi, Nehru Tagore by Spectrum Publication
4. Cultural History of Odisha by OBJECTIVE IAS
5. Modern history of Odisha Q&A by OBJECTIVE IAS
2Indian Polity(100 marks)Constitution of India;
Political system of India; Government and Politics in Odisha;
Panchayati Raj Institutions in Odisha
1. Indian Polity by Laxmikanth
2. Indian Polity by KK Ghai (Relevant chapters will be provided in PDF)
3Geography of India and Odisha(100 marks)Physical economic and social geography of India;
Odisha’s Physiography and Drainage system;
Odisha’s Natural resources-water, forest and minerals
1. India Physical Environment by NCERT
2. India People and Economy by NCERT
3. Geography of Odisha by GC Ray
4Indian Economy(100 marks)Planning, economic development, economic reforms and development of the Corporate sector in India;
Economic and Trade Issues; Foreign Trade, Role and Functions of IMF, World Bank and WTO, RBI;
Odishan Economy: Development During the Post-reform Period; Regional Disparity
1. Indian Economic Development by NCERT
2. Odisha Economy by S.K Sethy
3. Any Good Civil Service Magazine (Civil Service Chronicle Preferred)
5Science and Technology (100 marks)The Developments in the field of science and technology, communications and space;
basic ideas of computer
1. Mains 365 Science and Technology by Vision IAS06/09/2020
6Current National Issues and Topics of Social Relevance(100 marks)Demography and Human Resource Development;
Child labour;
Gender inequality, adult literacy, rehabilitation of the handicapped and other deprived segments of society;
drug abuse; public health;
education and unemployment
1. Mains 365 Social Issues by VISION IAS20/09/2020
7International Affairs and Institutions(100 marks)Important events in world affairs;
International Institutions like UN, ILO, EU, SAARC, WHO, ICJ
1. Mains 365 International Relations by Vision IAS
2. Important events in World Affairs by OBJECTIVE IAS
3. International Institutions by OBJECTIVE IAS
8India and the World(100 marks)Foreign Affairs;
External Security and related matters, Nuclear Policy;
Indian Abroad
1. India and the World by OBJECTIVE IAS18/10/2020
9Legal and Environmental Issues(100 marks)Human rights, Corruption in Public Life;
Communal Harmony;
Protection of Minorities;
Internal security and related issues;
environment and ecological issues;
National Institutions
1. Any Good Civil Service Magazine (Civil Service Chronicle Preferred)01/11/2020
10Statistical Analysis (100 marks)Statistical Analysis;
1. Statistical Analysis by Chronicle IAS Academy15/11/2020
11General Studies Paper-I (300 marks)Complete Syllabus of Paper-IAll Sources06/12/2020
12General Studies Paper-II (300 marks)Complete Syllabus of Paper-IIAll Sources27/12/2020
Test Calendar, Syllabus and Reference Books