Indian Polity Prelims 2019


Course NameIndian Polity Prelims 2019
Syllabus coverageIndian Polity and Constitution along with One Year Current Affairs Coverage.
Salient features 26 hours of recorded lectures.
Experienced faculty.
Recorded GS lectures in pen drive (available in Google drive)
Soft copy of Current Affairs in PDF format.
Live interactive virtual classes in real-time for doubt clearance.
Private Discussion Forum
Course Fee / Duration Rs 2,500* (One time view + 1 month validity)
Rs 4,000* (Two times view + 3 months validity)
Rs 5,000* (Three times view + 5 months validity)
*18% GST
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Course Curriculum

The course is divided into 36 sessions in total, and will offer personalised guidance and doubt-clearing sessions.

Lecture Main Topic Sub Topic
1 Introduction What is  polity?  What questions are asked in Prelims? Approach. Study Material
2 Constitution – Historical Evolution What is constitution , Historical Evolution containing British Acts 1773, 1784, 1833, 1853, 1858, 1861, 1892
3 Constitution – Acts of 1909 to 1947 Further evolution of constitution containing acts of 1909, 1919, 1935, 1947.

Constituent assembly and making of constitution

4 Constitution – Enactment & Salient Features Enactment of constitution, enforcement of constitution.

Salient Features of constitution

5 Constitution – Preamble Preamble
6 Constitution – Adopted Features, Union, States…. Features adopted from which other constitutions

Schedules

Union, its meaning, status of states and union territories.

Integration of states, formation of new states after independence

7 Constitution – Federal System Federal system and its features

 

8 Constitution – Centre-State Relation Centre State relations – Dynamics of Federalism
9 Constitution – Centre-State Relation Centre State relations – Dynamics of Federalism

Sarkaria Commission, Puncchi Commission few recommendations

Union Territory with special focus on Delhi , current tussle between LG and CM

10 Constitution – Special Provisions for States Special provisions for states Maharashtra Nagaland Kashmir etc.
11 Citizenship Citizenship
12 Fundamental Rights Fundamental Rights
13 Fundamental Rights Fundamental Rights
14 Fundamental Rights Fundamental Rights
15 DPSP, FD Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties
16 Amendment to the Constitution Amendment to the Constitution including amendment of FR , preamble, Basic structure doctrine
17 Emergency provisions Emergency provisions
18 Parliamentary system Parliamentary system includes features of parliamentary and presidential system
19 President – Union Executive President, Vice president, Governor , comparison with president and controversies
20 President; Powers & Functions President, Vice president, Governor , comparison with president and controversies
21 Prime Minister, Chief Ministers…. Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Council of Ministers in Centre and States, Cabinet and its committees
22 Parliament Parliament
23 Parliament – Presiding Officer Parliament
24 Parliament – Powers & Functions Parliament and State legislatures
25 Judiciary Judiciary

Supreme Court and High Court

26 Subordinate Courts Subordinate courts, Judicial activism , pil

Judicial over reach, adventurism, Tribunals, need, imp tri like NGT,

27 Panchayati Raj Panchayati Raj includes different commissions and 73rd Amendment and its features, criticism, and lacunae
28 Urban Local Government Urban government includes 74th amendment act

Recommendations of ARC 2 about panchayati Raj

29 Scheduled & Tribal Areas Scheduled and tribal areas, pesa and FRA, pvtg, committees for welfare etc.
30 Language issue Language Issue

National Commission for SCs, STs, proposed Commission For Backward Classes and its analysis

 

31 Constitutional Bodies Election Commission, state EC

UPSC, SPSC, join PSC

Special officer for linguistic minorities

32 Constitutional Bodies Finance Commission, state FC, recc of 14th FC

Controversy about FC and state allocation of funds

CAG, auditing in India, types, social audit

Attorney General and Solicitor General, Advocate General and privileges

33 Non Constitutional Bodies Planning Commission , NDC background and NITI Aayog composition, functions, few major initiatives and reports
34 Non Constitutional  Bodies National Human Rights Commission, SHRC,

Provisions for Minorities, Anglo Indians, CIC, RTI

35 Non Constitutional  Bodies CVC, Lokpal, Lokayukta, Public services in India
36 Elections Elections, political parties, Representation of peoples Acts, pressure groups