SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – 2017
Exam Date :May 21st, 2017
Exam Venue : Fortune IAS Academy, RNP Lane, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram
This scholarship examination aims to find out potential candidates and to provide them with the opportunity to avail the entire Prelims cum Mains course for the UPSC Civil Services Examination – 2017 for free*.
How the scholarship programme works?
The examination will be conducted in 3 tiers.
Tier 1 : Objective Paper comprising of 100 questions (Time : 120 minutes)
Tier 2 :Essay Paper comprising of essay writing in English (Time : 45 minutes)
Tier 3 :Interview
Based on the performance in Tier 1 and Tier 2, candidates will be shortlisted and intimated personally, a date for conducting the interview (Kindly note that the interview is conducted on the same date of the examination itself. Hence, candidates are advised not to leave the academy premises as soon as the examination is finished). Finally, a merit list will be published based on the candidate’s performance in all the 3 Tier’s.
- The top 3 candidates of the merit list can avail the entire Prelims cum Mains course forfree*.
- The next 2 candidates of the merit list can avail the entire Prelims cum Mains course at 50%discount*
- There will be a separate evaluation and a separate merit list would be published forcandidates from rural/financially weak background and 2 candidates will also be selectedfrom the said merit list who can avail the entire Prelims cum Mains course for free.
(Kindly note that candidates who claim to be from rural/financially weak background would be subjected to stringent background verification. If found malicious, they would be disqualified from availing the benefits of the scholarship)
How to register for Scholarship Programme?
It’s simple. Sent a mail to fortune firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as ‘Scholarship Programme’ along with the following details: Your Name, Your Contact Number and Your Place of Residence. You’ll be provided a Google-Form on which you’ll have to provide some basic details. *Fortune IAS Academy reserves the right to modify and/or deny any and all benefits mentioned in this document under Fortune Scholarship Programme 2017 without any prior notice.
*Fortune IAS Academy reserves the right to modify and/or deny any and all benefits mentioned in this
document under Fortune Scholarship Programme 2017 without any prior notice.
Time-Schedule on May 21st, 2017
09:00AM – 10:00AM : Candidates Reporting time at the Center
10:00AM – 12:00PM : Tier 1 Examination (Objective-Type, OMR-Mode)
12:15PM – 01:00PM : Tier 2 Examination (Essay Paper, Pen-Paper Mode)
(Note: Candidates are advised to reach atleast 15 Minutes prior the end of reporting time on the Examination day for administrative convenience. Kindly note that candidates reporting after 10:15AM will not be allowed entry into the examination hall under normal circumstances. Any delay on the examination day must be reported to the number mentioned below in advance.)
SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAMINATION
Syllabus for Tier 1 (Objective Paper, OMR-Mode)
Current events of national and international importance ; History of India and Indian National Movement ; Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic ; Geography of India and the World ; Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political ; System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. ; Economic and Social Development-Sustainable ; Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social ; General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
General Mental Ability including Basic Numeracy to test the candidate’s logical, analytical and problem solving skills.
Syllabus for Tier 2 (Essay Paper, Pen-Paper Mode)
Candidates can choose from a given list of essay topics (topics to be included from General Science syllabus of UPSC Mains Examination and other relevant General Topics as well) and are advised to write on the same within the prescribed word limit within the prescribed time-frame.
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