VISIONIAS™

TARGET 2016

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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Political Reform etc. SHRC. Political systems: Democratic & NonDemocratic.com/#!/visionias . 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. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption . People participation . Features. Test 1 [2060] Date of Mock Test JUNE 5. it is not exhaustive. Judicial Reform. SIC. Evolution & Making of the Constitution. 2016 Topics covered Syllabus (The list is indicative to help students. Implementation.Yojana . Direct and Representative.in www. NCPCR etc.in . CIC. Governing Council.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Lokayukta.The Hindu .pib.Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu .11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work . ♦ 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 .visionias. CBI.PIB : www.Reforms: Police Reform.Governance in India by M Laxmikanth . Lokpal. 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 . CONTENT & REFERENCE TEST No.Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap Primary Secondary (Essential) (Additional) News Paper News Paper / / Magazines Magazines / / website website . Social Audit Public Policy: Making. Unitary & Federal.Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth .visionias.Civil Society. e-Governance Transparency & Accountability .SCHEDULE. however.The Indian Express National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Non-Constitutional Bodies ♦ NITI Aayog ♦ NHRC.Class 12th NCERT: Politics in India since Independence . Parliamentary & Presidential. forms and types Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings.RTI. 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.Good Governance. Evaluation and monitoring Public Sector Management Public-private partnerships (PPP) Rights Issues etc.wordpress. Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights.Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics . Republic and Monarchy etc.nic. CVC. Administrative Reform.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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