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General Studies Mains Online Course 76 Lectures


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Lecture 1
Strategy for PCS Mains Examination (After Prelims Examination)

Strategy for PCS Mains Examination after Prelims Examination. Analysis of previous year PCS Mains papers. Lecture Held on 29 July 2018.

By- Parveen Bansal

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Lecture 2
Strategy for PCS Mains (After Prelims Result)

Plan to streamline preparation for PCS Mains after Prelims result. Tips to cover mains syllabus and maximize marks in examation. Lecture Held on 09 September 2018.

By- Parveen Bansal

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Lecture 3
Science & Technology: lecture-1: Introduction

Achivements of Indian in Sci. & Tech.; Indigenisation of Tech.and developing new technology; applications of science and technology and their effects in everyday life

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 4
Science & Technology: Lecture 2: Space & Robotics

Artificial Intelligence- Scope, Pros and cons; Space- PSLV, GSLV, Significance of Cryognic Technology, role of space in socio-economic development, significance of IRNSS, Evolution and milestones of Indian Space Programmes, Outer Planetary missions.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 5
Science & Technology: Lecture-3: Computer; Nanotechnology

Significance of Super Computers, Data Protection Act, Application of Nanotechnology, concerns regarding Nanotechnology, Nano-technology in India.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 6
Science & Tech:lecture-4:Bio-Tech. and its applications (Part-1)

Introduction to Bio-Technology principle, Concept of Recombinant DNA Technology, genetic engineering and their applications; Gene Therapy- concept and application; Objective of Plant Bio-technology; Transgenic plants and their examples; GM Crops debate.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 7
Science & Tech: lecture-5: Bio-Tech. and its applications (Part-2)

Stem Cells- Concept, Importance, Classification, application, controversies; IVF- In-vito fertilisation concept surrogacy debate in India, Altruistic Vs Commercial Surrogacy; Bio-metrics- Advantages and disadvantages, types etc.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 8
Science & Tech: lecture-6: Emerging Trends in Sciences

Hydrophonics- future of agriculture, Virtual reality and Augmented reality- concept, scope, application, concerns; Hyderloop Technology- Fifth mode of transport, opportunities, pros and cons; Autonomous vehicles- concepts and benefits of the driver-less revolution; Industry 4.0- scope and challenges.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 9
Science & Tech: lecture-7: Diseases

Antimicrobial resistance; MDR-TB control strategy; Critical review of national health policy, 2017; Preventive measures for infectious disease spread; immunity and vaccination concepts.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 10
Environment: Lecture-1: Biodiversity and Conservation Efforts

Environment Impact Assesment(concept,scope, issue areas), Role of biodiversity, Conservation strategies for biodiversity conservation, carbon sink and footprint.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 11
Environment: Lecture-2: Environment Protection Policies.

Wildlife Protection Act, 1972; Vermin Debate; Generation of Bio-fuel; National Biofuel Policy 2018; Clean Energy Debate; Nuclear Energy Pros and Cons.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 12
Environment: Lecture-3: Recent developments

Controversies associated with Nuclear Power Plant construction, challenges in adopting electric vehicle technology in India; National Forest Policy 2018 Draft; Sustainable Development; Major Pollutants of Punjab; CBDR; Talanoa Dialogue; Important Climate Summits.

By- Vivek Rana

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Lecture 13
Internal Security -Lecture 1: Left Wing Extremism

Introduction of Internal Security and LWE/Naxalism

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 14
Security Issues: Lecture-2 : lack of development and spread of extremism

Leftwing extremism , NE Insurgency and JnK Militancy

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 15
Security Issues: Lecture-3 : AFSPA

Border Management , coastal management and Naga Accord

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 16
Security Issues: Lecture-4: Organised Crime , Terrorism and Social Media

Organised Crime and Terrorism Social Media and internal security, rise of ISIS and the threat of radicalism in India.

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 17
Security Issues: Lecture-5: Cyber Security and Data Security

Threats emanating from cyber space , current legal regime , Issue of Data security with current happening and what Are responsibility of the government regarding Information security.

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 18
Disaster management : Lecture-1: Policy architechture and Sendai Framework

Disaster management Act 2005 , Disaster Management Policy 2009 and Sendai framework

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 19
Disaster management: Lecture-2: Type of Disasters

What is Hazard , Disaster amd various types of disasters India is vulnerable to and their management .

By- Vinay Joshi

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Lecture 20
Modern History : Lecture-1: Advent of British Rule and Uprising of 1857

Battle of Plassey; Battle of Buxar; Pre 1857 uprising

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 21
Modern History : Lecture-2: Revolt of 1857; Formation of Congress

Revolt of 1857, various leaders of the revolt; Formation of Congress, Moderates and extremist

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 22
Modern History: Lecture-3: Swadeshi Movement; Home Rule

Swadeshi movement: various perspectives, causes and effect , Surat split, Home rule movement and their leaders.

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 23
Modern History: Lecture-4: Non- Cooperation to Civil Disobedience Movement

Non cooperation movement; Swaraj party, Simmon commission; Civil Disobedience, Quit India Movement, Partition of India

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 24
Modern History: Lecture-5: Partition ; Social- Religious Reforms

Partition of India,Why British left India,Social and religious reform movements,Revolutionary

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 25
Economy: Lecture-1 : Growth and development

Growth and development, inclusive growth, sustainable development and planning. Recent trends and conceptual dimensions.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 26
Economy : Lecture-2: Answer writing in Economics ; Govt. Budgeting

Discussion of PCS 2013 & 2015 mains questions, art of writing answers in economics. Government Budgeting- types, methodology and use. Specifics of Gender budgeting in India with inputs from economic survey.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 27
Economy: Lecture-3: Agriculture (Part-1)

Indian agriculture- land reforms, green revolution, agriculture inputs ( land, labour, capital, seeds, fertilizer, pesticides and irrigation), agricultural production trends and economic survey inputs. Multi directional approach for mains answer writing in agriculture related topics

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 28
Economy: Lecture-4 Agriculture (Part-2)

Agriculture productivity and forward linkages- recent trends and government initiatives. Model APMC act, Model contract farming act, Green revolution- krishonnati yojana, Niti aayog inputs. Agricultural exports and draft Agri export policy. Doubling farmer's income - ministry of agriculture 7 step strategy. Ashok dalwai committee report on restructuring of agriculture.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 29
Economy: Lecture-5- Agriculture (Part-3)

e-technology in aid for farmers, food processing industry in India and Punjab- components, challenges and prospects . Questions answer discussion.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 30
Economy: Lecture-6: Industry and infrastructure

Industrial policy, various sectors of Indian industry with special focus on food processing industry of India and Punjab-. Infrastructure development in India- major issues, PPP models, trends and future perspective.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 31
Punjab Economy: Lecture-1- Punjab economy (Part 1)

Punjab economy Mains 2013 & 2015 questions analysis. Planned development of Punjab, structural transformation of Punjab economy based Punjab visions document 2030 and Punjab University research. Demographic transition in Punjab. Punjab's Human resource management and labour transition. Punjab Agriculture - issues and sustainable development strategy. Crop diversification in Punjab agriculture - Dr. Katkal report. Doubling farmer's income in Punjab - statistics and strategy

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 32
Punjab Economy- Lecture-2 Punjab economy

Strategy for Doubling farmer's market income in Punjab. Dairy and Horticulture development in Punjab. Punjab industry- main features, characteristics and crecent trends, newdustrial policy and general scheme to analyse any Industry. Punjab unemployment - caste based analysis.

By- Abhishek Sharma

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Lecture 33
Polity: Lecture-1- Introduction to Indian Polity

Overview to Indian Polity from PCS Mains prospective. Profile of current issues in polity.

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 34
Polity: Lecture-2: Evolution of Constitution

Evolution of Indian constitution and debates around it , Significance of Preamble and related concepts.

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 35
Polity : Lecture-3- Fundamental Rights

Polity from static to dynamic upto Fundamental Rights

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 36
Culture of Punjab

Similarities & Differences between Hindu, Islamic & Sikh architecture, Paintings, Philosophy. Discussion on previous years papers and Answer-writing in Culture.

By- Kunjan Verma

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Lecture 37
Polity: Lecture-4: Directive principles; Fundamental Duties

Directive principles to fundamental duties static to dynamic perspectives

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 38
Polity: Lecture-5

Description to be added as per class lecture.

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 39
Polity: Lecture- 6: Parliament and judiciary current issues

Electoral reforms, anti defection, privileges, judicial appointments and removal etc

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 40
Governance- Lecture-1: concepts and applications

Article370, and what is governance, global governance etc.

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 41
Geography: Lecture-1: Interior of Earth; Seismic zones of Punjab

Interior of Earth;Earth Quakes; Continental Drift Theory; Seismic zones of Punjab and structural resilience in Punjab.

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 42
Governance : Lecture-2: Good governance; Corporate Governance

Good governance, e governance, Corp governance, statutory, regulatory and quasi judicial bodies etc

By- Pritam Sharma

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Lecture 43
Statistics: Lecture-1: Frequency Distribution

Introduction to Statistics; Bar Graphs, Histograms.

By- Sahil Makkar

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Lecture 44
Statistics: Lecture-2: Tabulation

Converting frequency distribution to Tables; question practice, Tele marks method.

By- Sahil Makkar

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Lecture 45
Statistics: Lecture-3: Pie- Charts

Types of Pie-charts, converting tables to Pie-charts; Practice questions.

By- Sahil Makkar

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Lecture 46
Geograpohy: Lecture-2: Climatology of India and Punjab

Physiology of Punjab; Impact of El-nina and La-Nina on climate and monsoon; Western Disturbance; Characteristics of Climatology of Punjab.

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 47
Geography: Lecture-3: Monsoon; Indus Water Treaty

Concept of Monsoon, Its effects on India Agriculture and Punjab; Rainfall Distribution in Punjab; Indus Water Treaty.

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 48
Geography- Lecture 4: Tsunami and Climate change

Tsunami and Climate change; Related theories; Impact of climate change on India and Punjab

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 49
Statistics: Lecture-4: Means; Median; Averages

Various Methods find Means, Median; Averages; Practice questions.

By- Misc

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Lecture 50
Statistics: Lecture-5: Mode; Co-relations; Regression; Previous year questions discusssion

Mode; Co-relations; Regression; Practice of previous year questions of UPSC Papers and discussion.

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Lecture 51
Geography: Lecture- 5: Floods and related Case Studies; Urban Planning; Ocean Currents

Floods India and Punjab; Case Studies Mumbai Floods; Kosi Floods; Leh Floods; Kedarnath Floods; Jhelum Floods; Chennai Floods; Terai Floods; Kerela Floods. Principle of Urban Planning; Ocean Currents.

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 52
Geography: Lecture- 6- Pattern of Industries

Tropical Cyclone; land slides; Disaster Management Cycle,

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 53
Geography: Lecture- 7: Industry

Industry: Distribution and Pattern, Refinance,

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 54
Geography: Lecture 8: Rivers and Disaster Management

Inter Linking of Rivers; Disaster Management- theoretical aspect

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 55
International Relations: Lecture-1: Factors influencing international relations

Factors influencing international relations

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 56
International Relations : Lecture-2- Geo politics situation in Indian Ocean

Geo politics in Indian Ocean; Maldives ; Clash of civilizations; Domino effects

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 57
International Relations : Lecture-3: India's Nuclear Doctrine; Israel Palestine issues

India's Nuclear Doctrine; De hyphenation and Israel; Israel Palestine issues

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 58
International Relations : Lecture-4: Indo- Israel Relationship and South-china Sea

Palestine; Indo- Israel Relationship and South-china Sea

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 59
International Relations : Lecture-5: Oil Diplomacy

Oil resources and Oil Diplomacy: OCEP: Modi Doctrine

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 60
International Relations : Lecture-6: Act Est Policy; Non- Alignment Policy

Act East Policy; Non- Alignment Movement; SCO;

By- R P Singh

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Lecture 61
Social Issues : Lecture-1: Introduction to Indian Society-Part I

Features of Indian Society, structure of India Society; Paradox in Indian Society; Major social Institution-Family, Patriarchy & Religion.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 62
Social Issues: Lecture-2: Introduction to Indian society-Part II & Communalism

Major Social Institutions- Tribes in India and Diversity in India and Communalism-Meaning, factors behind its emergence, comparison with Fundamentalism and linking it with Nationalism and Regionalism.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 63
Social Issues : Lecture-3: Secularism, Regionalism and Role of women and women organization-Part I

Secularism-meaning, comparision with western secularism, debates around Indian secularism and debating on whether India is secular or not?; Regionalism-meaning, types, Factors behind its emergence and solution & Role of women and women organization-difference between sex and gender, role of women in modern and traditional society, problems of working women.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 64
Social Issues: Lecture-4: Role of Women organization-Part II & Urbanization

Types of women organization, their role and issues around them and women movement in India and Urbanization-characteristics and problems

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 65
Post Independence History : Lecture-1: Problems after Independece

Problems after Independence- Economic dislocation, Distribution of resources, food shortage. All round development after Independence, role of Nehru. Indo-Pakistan Wars, Indo-China war.

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 66
Post Independence History : Lecture-2- Shastri and Indra Gandhi Period

Lal Bahadur Shastri period, Language Issue; Indira Gandhi Period- Problem faced by her, foreign policy, Emergency; Creation of Bangladesh

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 67
Post Independence History (remaining part); World History: Lecture-1

Industrial Revolution, Japan Industrialization, American Revolution;

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 68
Social Issues: Lecture-5: Population Issues, Poverty & Globalization

Population Issues-Features of Indian demography, Trends in migration, birth rate & death rate and impact on Indian society; Poverty-types, impact, debates over poverty line and estimation & Globalization-social, political, economical, cultural and environmental impact.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 69
World History: Lecture-2- French Revolution

American Revolution; French revolution- people's movement, Ideologies

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 70
World History: Lecture-3- Unification of Germany

impact of French revolution; Unification of Germany; World War I: Causes

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 71
World History: Lecture-4- League of Nation; Great Depression of 1929-30

Other causes for WW-I: why did war last so long, reason of defeat of central powers; League of Nations; Great Depression of 1929-30;

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 72
World History: Lecture-5: World War-II; Russian Revolution

World War-II: causes and impact, Russian Revolution; Unification of Italy

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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Lecture 73
Essay: Art of Essay writing

We discuss the basics and art of writing a good essay. The following attachments were distributed. The first four pages are of a model essay and the page number 5 and 6 are about essay writing basics.

By- Aakash

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Lecture 74
Ethics Lecture-1: Essence of Ethics and dimension of ethics-Part I

Basic concepts-Beliefs, Values, Integrity, Aptitude, Attitude, Morals and Ethics; Features of Ethics; What ethics is not?; Dimensions-meta, descriptive, normative and applied ethics.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 75
Ethics Lecture-2: Dimension of ethics-Part II, Factors influencing ethics & Decision Making

Dimensions-meta, descriptive, normative and applied ethics; Role of family, educational institution and society in developing ethics and Model to answer the decision making question with illustrations.

By- Rakesh Barik

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Lecture 76
History of Punjab

Maharaja Ranjit Singh period: Administration- Political, military and financial; relations with Britishers; First Anglo Sikh War causes and outcome: Second Anglo Sikh War causes and outcomes.

By- Ankush Kumar Sharma

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