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INNOVATIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM™

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Under the Guidance of Ajay Kumar Singh (B. Tech. IIT Roorkee, Director & Founder : Vision IAS)

ENGLISH MEDIUM
All INDIA GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS TEST SERIES 2016: STARTING – 5 JUNE, 2016
15 TESTS (7 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length Test)
Current Affairs (free) + Value Addition Material + Supplementary Material): Soft Copy Only
- Team Vision IAS

(Experts Support: Telephonic Discussion / Email Interaction)
Program Objective:

This is a comprehensive and intensive ‘interactive’ program focusing on sincere IAS Aspirants who will appear in Civil Service Exam 2016. Our experts provide step
by step guidance to aspirants for understanding the concepts of General Studies and preparing them for scoring good marks.

Approach & Strategy:

Our simple, practical and focused approach will help aspirants understand the demand of UPSC exam effectively. Our strategy is to constantly innovate to keep the
preparation process dynamic and give personalized attention to individual aspirants based on factors like core competence, availability of time and resource and
the requirements of Civil Service Exam. Our Interactive Learning approach (Email / Telephonic Discussion: Experts with Aspirants) will continuously improve
aspirant’s performance and move their preparation in the right direction.

Number of Mock Tests: 15 (7 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length test)
Fee (Incl. all taxes):

Rs 7500

MODULE NUMBER: 1345

Nature:

Flexible -Date of Mock Test: Reschedule on the demand of the aspirants. (POSTPONE, BUT NOT PREPONE)

What you will get:



Login id & Password for performance analysis of aspirants (Innovative Assessment System including POST TEST ANALYSIS)
15 Mock Test Papers & Answer Explanations
Analysis of Mock Test papers based on difficulty level & nature of questions.
Comprehensive analysis of previous year question Papers.
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Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights.nic. Parliamentary & Presidential. NCPCR etc.Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth . however. CVC.The Indian Express National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Non-Constitutional Bodies ♦ NITI Aayog ♦ NHRC. Administrative Reform.RTI.SCHEDULE.wordpress. Test 1 [2060] Date of Mock Test JUNE 5. CIC. Political Reform etc.Class 12th NCERT: Politics in India since Independence . Lokpal.pib. Evolution & Making of the Constitution.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Implementation. CBI. ♦ Constitutionalism ♦ Historical Underpinnings ♦ Evolution & Making of the Constitution ♦ Features and Significant Provisions ♦ The Preamble ♦ The Union and its Territory ♦ Citizenship ♦ Fundamental Rights ♦ Directive Principles ♦ Fundamental Duties ♦ Amendment of Constitution Constitutional Bodies ♦ Election Commission ♦ Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ♦ State Public Service Commission (SPSC) ♦ Finance Commission ♦ CAG ♦ Attorney general of India ♦ Advocate general of India ♦ Special officer for Linguistic Minorities ♦ ♦ ♦ Primary (Essential) References Secondary (Additional) References . Lokayukta.Yojana . Republic and Monarchy etc. 2016 Topics covered Syllabus (The list is indicative to help students.visionias. Direct and Representative. forms and types Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings. Governing Council.in . Social Audit Public Policy: Making. Judicial Reform.Governance in India by M Laxmikanth .The Hindu . Political systems: Democratic & NonDemocratic. e-Governance Transparency & Accountability .Civil Society. Other Constitutional Dimensions ♦ Provisions related to Language ♦ Rights and Liabilities of the government ♦ National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution ♦ Co-operative societies ♦ Tribunals Elections and political parties ♦ Problems and processes 3 © VISION IAS www.Good Governance.Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu .in www. Features. SIC. Evaluation and monitoring Public Sector Management Public-private partnerships (PPP) Rights Issues etc. Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties Amendment of Constitution Governance in India ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Constitutional & Non Constitutional Bodies Elections and political parties: problems and processes Electoral politics Working of the political system since independence Governance . People participation .PIB : www. it is not exhaustive. A topic may have more subtopics) * Questions under current affairs will cover important national and international issues for last one year Indian Constitution & Political System ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Political systems: concepts.visionias. Unitary & Federal. SHRC.Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics . Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption .Reforms: Police Reform.Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap Primary Secondary (Essential) (Additional) News Paper News Paper / / Magazines Magazines / / website website . CONTENT & REFERENCE TEST No.11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work .com/#!/visionias .

Powers and Functions of Parliament: Its Role. Evaluation and monitoring ♦ Public Sector Management.wordpress. Parliament State Government: Governor. Regulatory framework ♦ Public-private partnerships (PPP) ♦ Rights Issues etc. Legislative Procedures in Parliament.visionias. Administrative Reform. Political Reform etc.in www. Implementation. Ministries and Departments of the Government. Gram Nyayalayas. Structure. Central Council of Ministers. Vice President. Houses: Their Working. Disqualification and Vacation of Seats. 4 © VISION IAS www. + Current Affairs (June+July+August-2015) ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ President Vice President Prime minister Central Council of Ministers and Cabinet committees Parliament: The Council of States. Subordinate Courts Structure. Prime minister.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. organization and functioning of the Executive. ♦ Central Government: President. Budget. Judicial Reform.. State Legislature Indian Federalism and Centre-State Relations Emergency Provisions Local Government: Panchayati Raj. State Council of Ministers. NALSA etc. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption ♦ Civil Society.visionias. Ministries and Departments of the Government. Chief Minister. ADRs. ♦ Social Audit ♦ Public Policy: Making. Parliamentary Forums Governor Chief Minister State Council of Minister State Legislature Indian Federalism Centre State Relations Emergency Provisions Panchayati Raj Local Urban Government Supreme Court High Courts Subordinate Courts: District Courts. People participation ♦ Reforms: Police Reform. Committees of Parliament. Local Urban Government Judiciary: Supreme Court.Working of Indian Constitution and System of the government ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Electoral politics ♦ Representation of People's Act ♦ Working of the political system since independence Governance ♦ Good Governance ♦ e-Governance ♦ Transparency & Accountability ♦ RTI. Presiding Officers of Parliament. The House of People. High Courts. organization and functioning of the Executive.com/#!/visionias .

visionias.Yojana . erosion & Conservation ♦ World Climatic regions ♦ Continents . tides & Tsunamis.Major physical features. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) World Physical Geography: ♦ Location: Latitude.wordpress. ♦ Landform Development . lakes.Volcanoes.Interior structure of the earth. Mountain and Peaks.Certificate physical and human geography .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.The Hindu . Geological History. 2016 Fundamentals of Physical Geography and World Geography ● Solar System & The Earth: Origin. South America.nic. 7. Area and Boundaries ● Structure and Relief: Physiographic Divisions ● Drainage System ● Weather.Classification.India Physical Environment .Old NCERT Books of Geography (Class 6. Distribution of rainfall ♦ Air Masses. Distribution & Density. Erosion. and Australia World Geography ● Physical and Economic ● Human Geography ● World Population. Classification of rocks. city. Folding. Water in the Atmosphere ● The Hydrosphere: Ocean water and their circulation ● Landforms across the world: Rivers and lakes.Weathering. Motions of EarthRotation. Plains & other landforms) ♦ Internal forces & their impact .com/#!/visionias .11th NCERT Books: Fundamental of Physical Geography . Heat Budget. 7. Plateaus.Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas -12th NCERT: Geography India People and Economy -12th NCERT: Fundamental of Human Geography Old NCERT Books of Geography (Class 6.Structure. Cyclones and anti-cyclones ♦ Oceans of the world .Solar.PIB : www. Earthquakes. important places including Ramsar sites.Forms & Types. Climate. natural resources Map Based Questions from India (Location of state.The Indian Express 5 © VISION IAS www. Settlement & Migration Indian Geography ● Introduction: Location. Jet Streams ♦ Precipitation . Composition ♦ Aurora and Magnetic Storms ♦ Weather & Climate ♦ Insolation. Tsunamis ● Soil Geography: Types. Plateaus ● Geophysical Phenomena: Volcanoes. Heat Balance & Temperature. Cheng Leong . Climate and Seasons ● Soils ● Natural Vegetation. Latitude & Longitude.11th NCERT: Geography . Calendar ♦ Eclipses . Biosphere Reserves. Erosion & landforms thus developed ♦ Soils . Earth’s crust. Solar system ♦ Geological History of the Earth ♦ Geological Time scale ♦ Latitude and Longitude including important Parallels and Meridians ♦ Motions of the Earth and their effects ♦ Inclination of the Earth’s Axis and its effects ♦ Local and Standard Time and the International Date Line. Africa. Europe. river. currents. Weather & Climate. Cyclones.First order (continental drift theory. Second order (Mountains.in . ● The Atmosphere: Structure.Goh.pib.Test 2 [2061] JUNE 9. Plant and Animal Life ● Agriculture Origin and evolution of Universe. Longitude. marine resources ♦ The Lithosphere .in www. Races & Tribes. Lunar ♦ The Atmosphere . Solar Radiation. sea floor spreading. distribution. Conservation ● World Climate Types ● Natural Hazards and Disasters ● Continents (Land. Resources etc. Distribution of temperature.): Asia. 8) .9th NCERT: Contemporary India . Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn ♦ Important physical features & regions of the world ♦ . Ocean waves. plate tectonics theory). 8) . Isostasy) ♦ External forces & their impact . Temperature & Salinity distribution. Faulting. Seasonal and Local. North America. Revolution ● Lithosphere. Earthquakes.Planetary.Features. Pressure & Wind. Antarctica. minerals. Temperature Inversion ♦ Pressure and Pressure belts ♦ Winds .visionias.

Availability and potential: Lakes. city. Location factors and Population. Plains of India. mountains. lakes. city. sex ratio. power and irrigation projects. Mineral and Energy Resources ♦ Infrastructure.types and patterns ♦ Industries. lakes.visionias. winds and rainfall ♦ Indian Monsoon: mechanism.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Forest Conservation ♦ Major Crops grown in India ♦ Agro-Climatic Regions ♦ Types of Cultivation and Farming ♦ Land Reforms and Land use pattern ♦ Animal Husbandry. settlements & migration + Current Affairs (Sep+Oct+Nov-2015) Map Based Questions from World (Location of state. inland water transport. tribes and racial groups in India ♦ Rural and Urban Settlements. minerals etc. important places including Ramsar sites.com/#!/visionias . plateaus. wetlands and inter-linking of rivers ♦ Mineral Resources. highways. river.● ● ● ● ● ● ● ♦ Climate. Peninsular Plateau and Islands of India.in www. shipping and sea-ports. river.conventional and nonconventional resources ♦ Population and Growth trends . density & distribution.) ♦ Location: Latitude. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) ♦ 6 © VISION IAS www. Migration. onset and variability.density. rivers. ♦ Himalayan and Peninsular Drainage System ♦ Spatial and temporal distribution of temperature. minerals. Mineral resources. Biosphere Reserves.visionias.classification and distribution ♦ Energy Resources. dams.types and their locational factors ♦ Transport and Communication -railways. Vegetation and Soils Land Resources World Economic Geography: Water Resources ♦ Agriculture. Industry. Longitude ♦ Northern Mountains.wordpress. races Foreign Trade & tribes. spatial and temporal variations ♦ Climatic Regions of India ♦ Classification of Soils ♦ Problems of Soil and Conservation ♦ Forests and their distribution. air transport Map Based Questions from India (Location of state. Fisheries and Aquaculture Water Resources. literacy. pressure. Settlements distribution of key natural resources across the Industries world Transport and Communication ♦ World Population.

The Temple Architecture. -From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandyopadhyaya . Folk Paintings. The Mauryan Architecture. Zoroastrianism.PIB : www. Buddhism.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.visionias.in/ index. Satavahanas & Guptas. Mughal Paintings. Indian Cinema and Circus ♦ Language & Literature: Indian Language. Economics.TN BOARD HISTORY. Cultural 7 © VISION IAS www.The Indian Express Technology. Ajivika. Religious and Cultural conditions of all the above) Art & Culture ♦ Architecture: Indus Valley Civilization. Theatres in India: Folk Theatre. Indian Literature ♦ Fairs. Hindustani Music. Lokayata etc. Carnatic Music.php -Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chndra -India’s struggle for Independence – Bipin Chandra . Christianity.visionias. Famous Personalities in Ancient and Medieval India ♦ Promotion and Preservation of Indian Heritage: Indian Word Heritage Sites. ♦ Indian Music: Classical Music.Test 3 [2062] JUNE 13. Science & Modern India ♦ ♦ India in the late Eighteenth Century The Advent of the Europeans and British -Old NCERT: Ancient India -Old NCERT: Medieval India -Class XI NCERT – Introduction to Fine Art (part 1) -CCRT website: http://ccrtindia.com/#!/visionias .pib. Modern Architecture ♦ Sculpture: Indian Sculpture and Different schools of Art ♦ Indian Paintings: Historical development . Other Paintings. Miniature Paintings. Art & Crafts ♦ Science & Technology. Rajput Paintings.Islamic Culture Medieval India: ♦ Early Medieval Period ♦ North India ♦ South India ♦ Sultanate Period ♦ The Delhi Sultanate ♦ Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms ♦ Religious Movements ♦ Bhakti Movement ♦ Sufi Movement ♦ Mughal Period ♦ Maratha Confederacy Ancient History ♦ Prehistoric period ♦ Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization ♦ Vedic Age ♦ Mahajanapadas ♦ Religious Reforms ♦ Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age ♦ Sangam Age ♦ Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age (Brief History. Festivals and Craft: Religious Festivals.The Hindu . 2016 Ancient Indian History. Kushanas. People Associated with Theatres. Art and Culture and Medieval India: Ancient History ♦ Prehistoric period ♦ Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization ♦ Vedic Age ♦ Mahajanapadas ♦ Religious Reforms ♦ Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age ♦ Sangam Age ♦ Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age Art & Culture ♦ Architecture and Sculptures ♦ Religion and Philosophy ♦ Indian paintings ♦ Indian Music ♦ Indian Dances ♦ Indian Theatres ♦ Indian cinema ♦ Indian Language & Literature ♦ Arts & Crafts ♦ Science and Technology in Ancient India ♦ Indo. Cave and Mural Paintings.in . Judaism ♦ Philosophy: Six Schools of Philosophy. Islam. Modern Theatre.in www.Wall Paintings.nic. Secular Festivals (States & UT’s). Jainism. Folk Dances. Ancient. Social. The Sungas.wordpress.gov. Folk Music Tradition ♦ Indian Dance: Classical Dance forms in India. Class XI -“A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub. Modern Indian Paintings & Personalities ♦ Religion and Philosophy ♦ Religion: Hinduism. Medieval Science & Technology. Modern Dance in India ♦ Puppetry and Theatre: Different forms of Puppetry in India. Indo-Islamic Architecture. Salient Features.

Religious Reform Movements in the 19th century India: Brahmo Samaj. .com/#!/visionias .visionias.Cooperation. Arya Samaj. Mysore.Conquest of India ♦ The British Administrative Structure. Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms. 1793. Ramakrishna Movement. Pitt’s India Act 1773 and Charter acts of 1784. Reform. Home Rule Movement etc.Socio . .2016) Heritage Sites.in www.British Response and Negotiations . Natural Heritage Sites. 1853 .Struggle among European powers in India .Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) . Salient Features.wordpress.The Lucknow Pact (1916) 8 © VISION IAS www.INA and Subhash Chandra Bose Miscellaneous: Reforms / Acts / Committee. Important Institutions Medieval India ♦ Early Medieval Period: North India and South India Sultanate Period: The Delhi Sultanate.Gandhi – Advent and Achievement .Indian Kingdoms in 18th century: Marathas.The first phase of Revolutionary Terrorism .The Morley-Minto Reforms or the Indian Councils Act. Social.The Revolt of 1857 & change after 1857 .The Partition of Bengal . Economics.visionias.1833.The Great Revolt of 1857 . Congress Session.British Expansion policy: Doctrine of lapse.Changes in Indian Administration after 1858 .Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17) . Governor – General Viceroys etc. Muslim reform movements. Bhakti Movement.Growth of Political Ideas and Political Organisations (up to 1885) .Partition of Bengal and the Swadeshi Movement . + Current Affairs (Dec 2015.The rise of Extremism or Neo-Nationalism . Hyderabad etc. Punjab. Subordinate alliance etc. Religious and Cultural conditions of all the above) ♦ India under East India Company’s Rule Administration . 1909 . Jallianawala Bagh Massacre and Khilafat Movement . Parsi reform movements.The Surat Split .Education Policies .Emergence of Extremist & Leaders . 1813.The Foundation of All-India Muslim League . Civil Disobedience and Quit India Movement . Jan + Feb .Non. Theosophical Society. Impact and Organization of Government of India ♦ Social – Religious Movements in 19th – 20th centuries ♦ Freedom Struggle .Morley-Minto Reforms .Swadeshi Movement. . Religious Movements.Economic policies and their impact .The Delhi Durbar and the Annulment of Partition of Bengal (1911) .Regulating Acts and Charter Acts: Regulating Act of 1773.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Sufi Movement ♦ Mughal Period (Brief History.Foundation of the Indian National Congress .Rowlatt Act. Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917– 47) .Works of British Governor Generals . Sikh Reform Movements etc.

The Constituent Assembly .The second phase of Revolutionary and Terrorist Movement .The Quit India Movement.The Lahore Session.The Civil Disobedience Movement (The first phase) .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.The Second World War and the National Movement .The Khilafat Movement (1920-22) and Non Cooperation Movement .The Left Movement .Fourteen Points of Jinnah .visionias.Partition 9 © VISION IAS www.Third Round Table Conference.The Cripps Proposal. 1942 .The Indian Independence Act. 1935 .Thc Swarajya Party .Anti-Simon Commission Agitation (1928-29) . 1945 .The Dandi March.General Elections in India. 1929 .. 1932 .wordpress.The Individual Satyagraha 1940-41 . I942 . 1931 .in www. 1931 .Wavell Plan and Simla Conference 1945 .The Government of India Act.Communalism: Different phases and forms of communalism in British India .Other Political Developments.Naval Mutiny: 1946 .Montague-Chelmsford Reforms or the Government of India Act. 1928 .Second Phase of Civil Disobedience Movement . 1947 .Montague Declaration (1917) .Second Round Table Conference.Provincial Elections and Formation of popular Ministries in Provinces.Gandhi-Irwin Pact.Nehru Report.Attlee's Declaration .Subhas Bose and Indian National Army . 1931 . March 12. 1919 .The Home Rule Movement .com/#!/visionias .visionias. 1934-39 . 1930 — March 5.The Beginning of the Gandhian Era .The August Offer 1940 .The Struggle in the Princely States: The Praja Mandal Movement . 1937 .

Inflationary Gap and Inflationary Process. National Income Accounting: ● Definition ● Concepts: GDP. Market Price and Factor Cost. Policy tools. OMO. factors affecting national income.Foreign policies of British India . disposable income. Personal Income. expenditure method. Functions and significance. Central Bank and its role Inflation and Employment ♦ Definition.The Hindu: Times Business Line -PIB : www. Governor –General Viceroys etc. GDP deflator ● Debates around GDP and other indices Money and Banking  Money: Definition.Dalit Movements . NDP.in Need of banks.com follow visionias at facebook 10 http://twitter.Peasants Movement . Trade policies. Taxes. Money supply in India and factors affecting it  Banking: o o -11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development . Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy ♦ Budgeting. transfer payments. Cost Push Inflation. net foreign facto income ● Measurement of national income: value added method.Yojana -The Economic .Role of Business groups .in Other Dimensions . Nature of Unemployment in India www. ♦ Banking: Need of Banks. Causes of Inflation. GNP. Structure. International trade. BoT. Base year. IMF. Inflation Cycles: Demand Pull Inflation. types. MSF etc. Commercial Banks Central Bank: Importance. Deficits. National income at FC. Inflation Control measures  Unemployment: Types of Unemployment: Structural. Capital Market ♦ Terms and Concepts ▪ Agriculture ▪ Industry ▪ Services ▪ Infrastructure and Communication ▪ Five year Plans ▪ Economic Reforms since 1991 © VISION IAS www. Frictional.Test 4 [2063] JUNE 17.Tribal Movements .Women movements . Monetary Policy (CRR. functions. Revenue and Expenditure.visionias. Debts etc. Congress Sessions. Evolution of Money etc. External Sector and Currency Exchange rates ♦ BoP. its evolution in India.wordpress. Cyclical. issues and challenges etc. NNP. types etc. ♦ Public finance. GNP. SLR. Evolution of Money.) o Banking Reforms Inflation and Employment  Inflation: Definition.Miscellaneous: Reforms / Acts / Committee.Indian Economy Dutta and Sundaram . ♦ Measurement Money and Banking ♦ Function of Money. income method.pib. Process. Component etc.Role of Press and Publications . Repo and Rev Repo. Banking Reforms. Functions. WTO. 2016 India Economy National Income Accounting ♦ Definition ♦ Concepts: GDP.12th NCERT: Economics: Macroeconomics -Indian Economy (Special Issue) Pratiyogita Darpan -Economic Survey of India -India Year Book .com/#!/visionias . Application of various methods.visionias.nic. Types. Seasonal. Function.

SDR's. ● Agricultural Research. BoP and BoT Social Sectors Initiatives: ▪ Poverty alleviation Programmes ▪ Employment Generation Programmes ▪ Basic Amenities: Housing / Drinking  International Trade and Bodies: IMF: Purpose and Waters / Sanitation Objectives. d.Role and Importance. ● Agricultural Marketing and Reforms. Development and Non-Development. Capital Account. Reforms etc. Organization and Functions. The Union Budget: Components . ● Cropping System and Pattern. Primary market and Secondary markets etc.wordpress. Working ▪ Health and Family Welfare and Evaluation. ● Licensing ● MSME ● Labour Reforms ● Companies Act © VISION IAS www.▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ Foreign Trade India and IMF. Equity and debt Instruments. Items Included in BoP. Public Expenditure .visionias. WIPO India and International Institutions IPRs Social Development ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Human Capital Development Poverty & Unemployment Inclusive Growth Rural Development Health. Objectives of Taxation. Taxes: Classification.. Measures of Government Deficit etc..) Public Debt. WTO . ● Sustainable Agriculture.visionias. ▪ Social Welfare etc.Revenue and Capital. ● Animal Husbandry ● PDS ● Farm distress and government initiatives Industrial Sector: ● Industrial Policies. Agriculture: ● Recent trends in Agriculture Sector. IMF and Underdeveloped ▪ Women and Child Development Countries. Institutions and Laws. Deficit Financing External Sector and Currency Exchange rate  Balance of Payments: Definition. Specific and Ad Valorem. Direct and Indirect. Social and Economic Objectives of Taxes. Public Revenue .Revenue Account.com follow visionias at facebook 11 http://twitter.com/#!/visionias . Convertibility. Literacy and Education Demographics Women & Child Social Security Government budgeting and Fiscal Policy  Budgeting: Evolution of Budgeting. GST. Current and Capital Accounts.in www. Bilateral and Regional Cooperation + Current Affairs (June+July+Aug+Sep-2015 & Capital Markets March 2016)  Basic Terms and Concepts.Sources of Revenue. World Bank. Weaknesses in the Budgetary Process  Fiscal Policy: Public Finance .

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