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IAS Course Details
Course material for the Preliminary Exam
As announced - The Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) will now consists of Two papers i.e. Paper I and
Paper II. Both Papers are of the Objective type carrying a maximum of 200 marks and duration of 2 hours each.
Paper I consists of 7 topics and Paper II 6 topics. Our material for Paper I will be covered in 8 Sets and for
Paper II, 6 Sets. The core material in each set will be supported by a number of a Question Bank and Test papers. A Model Test Paper will be sent in March 2011.
Course material for the Main Exam
The course material for General
Studies and Optionals thoroughly explains the topics in the form of notes
and short/long essays. Questions from previous years' CSE papers are
indicated under each topic. Further, an assignment is also given in each
set. It is essential that students answer these questions on their own and
send us the answers to be evaluated by our professors and returned along
with their suggestions. A select Bibliography of additional source
materials is given for the students' reference. There are 12 sets of study
materials in each subject. Those for Essay and Compulsory English have an
approach paper of adequate exercises for improving the art of writing
English and model essays. The latest five years' CSE question papers with
answers are provided as additional guidance for students. One Model Test
Paper is also sent as a final boost to the students' preparation.
This monthly booklet has short essays discussing important national
and international events of the previous month. A monthly chronological
'Calendar of Events' is also sent.
Topics related to personality and demeanour are dealt with in special
counselling despatches after the completion of the Main Exam. Those who
qualify for the interview are further assisted through counselling
sessions and 'Practice Interviews' at Chennai and New Delhi by a panel ofexperts.
It maintain the communication link between Brilliant
Tutorials and its students and help students to get their doubts resolved.
Brilliant Tutorials offers courses in all the optional subjects except,
Medical Science, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Civil Engineering, Geology, Law, Philosophy or Statistics for the Prelim Examination and Indian Language (Paper I), Literature in languages other than English, Medical Science, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry &Veterinary Science, Civil Engineering, Geology, Law, Philosophy or Statistics for the Main Examination.