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AICE Program Structure

TEST NODAYTOPICSYLLABUSREFERENCE BOOKS/MATERIALS
AICE 01DAY 1PERSONAL ASSESSMENT TEST(FREE TEST)-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 Sector Initiatives, etc.

-General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.

-General Science.
AICE 02DAY 2CSAT PART – I-Comprehension;

-Interpersonal skills including communication skills; Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. 

-Logical reasoning and analytical ability;

-Decision making and problem solving;

-General mental ability;

-Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation 

-(charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level);
AICE 03DAY 3SUBJECT TEST 01GEOGRAPHY-Salient features of world’s physical geography.

-Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (Including India).

-Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
NCERT XI – Indian Physical Environment,NCERT XI – Fundamental of Physical Geography,NCERT XII – Fundamental of Human Geography,Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong, EduZone IAS Geography
AICE 04DAY 4SUBJECT TEST 02ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY-Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.Environment and Ecology – R. Rajagopalan (Lexis Nexis), Environment by Shankar IASRecent Environment Issues, Current Affairs
AICE 05DAY 5SUBJECT TEST 03SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY-Science and technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.

-Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.

-Awareness in the fields of IT, Computers, robotics, issues relating to intellectual property rights.

-Equipment’s in everyday life. E.g.: LED bulb, Microwave Owen, etc.

-Recent outbreaks of diseases, vectors, pathogens. Lifestyle diseases.

-Basics of Human biology.

-Health sector developments and applications. Eg: RTPCR, Antibody cocktail treatment, MRI Scan, etc.

-Biotechnology basics. Eg: Cell, organelles, functions. Applications Eg: GM Crops, Vaccine development, Mitochondrial Replacement therapy, etc. Space sector.

– Basics. Eg: Orbits, launch vehicles, etc.

– Space projects of India and World.

-Different Satellites, applications, etc.
-Energy- focus on Emerging technologies. Eg: Renewable, Shale gas, Gas hydrates, Fuel cells, etc. Generations of Biofuels. ..

-Issues such as Transmission loss.

-ICT – Security, Privacy issues such as viruses, Ransomware, etc.

-communication technologies such as 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE, VoLTE, GSM, GPRS, CDMA, etc..

-Superconductivity. Artificial Intelligence, Nobel prize fields, Nanotechnology innovations. RFID, IoT, etc. Science & Technology 
NCERT 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th.NCERT Biology 11th & 12th (selected chapters)The HinduPIBCurrent Affairs
AICE 06DAY 6SUBJECT TEST 04INDIAN HISTORY
(ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL)
-Pre-historic age- the transitional phase between the Palaeolithic and Neolithic Age in India, Indus Valley Civilisation, Geographical distribution, Vedic society, Religion in Vedic Society, State Formation and Urbanisation, The rise of Buddhism, The Rise of Mauryan Empire, Emperor Ashok and his works, Evolution of Jati, State formation in Peninsula and the rise of Satavahanas, Sangam Literature, Indo-Greek empires, The rise of new religions, division of Buddhism in two sects-the Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism, the rise of Jainism, Gupta Dynasty and successors, Development of Art, Literature, Science, Economics, and Politics of Modern EmpiresMajor Dynasties of early Medieval Period, Cultural and Religious Circumstances from 750-1200 CE, The Rise of Delhi Sultanate during 13-14th century, changing nature of the society and rise of new empire and kingdoms in the 15th and early 16th Century, The dominance and expansion of Mughal Empire under Akbar and his successors, The decline of Mughals and the rise of Peshwas.NCERT Class VI: Our Past INCERT Class XII: Themes inHistoryEduZone IAS Indian Culture & History
AICE 07DAY 7SUBJECT TEST 05INDIAN HISTORY
(MODERN) & INDIAN CULTURE
Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues.The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country. Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society.Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.NCERT Class VIII:Our Pasts IIIModern India – BipanChandraNCERT Class XII: Themes ofIndian HistorySpectrum Modern India-Rajiv AhirNCERT XI: An Introduction toIndian Art,Indian Art & Culture by Nitin SinghaniaEduZone IAS Indian Culture & History
AICE 08DAY 8SUBJECT TEST 06INDIAN CONSTITUTIONIndian constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.NCERT VIII: Social andPolitical lifeNCERT XI: Indian Constitutionat WorkNCERT IX, X: DemocraticPolitics 1 and 2Indian Polity by Laxmikant,EduZone IAS Indian Constitution
AICE 09DAY 9SUBJECT TEST 07INDIAN ECONOMYIndian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.Government Budgeting.Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.Land reforms in India.Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.Investment models.NCERT XI: Indian EconomicDevelopmentNCERT XII: Introduction to MacroeconomicsIndian Economy: ShankarGaneshIndian Economy- RameshSinghCurrent AffairsEduZone IAS Indian Economy
AICE 10DAY 10CSAT PART – IIComprehension;Interpersonal skills including communication skills; Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Logical reasoning and analytical ability;Decision making and problem solving;General mental ability;Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level);
AICE 11DAY 11CSAT PART – IIIComprehension;Interpersonal skills including communication skills; Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Logical reasoning and analytical ability;Decision making and problem solving;General mental ability;Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level);
AICE 12DAY 12MAP BASED TESTGeographical locations and Places of Current and historical importance
AICE 13DAY 13CURRENT AFFAIRS TEST 014 Months Current Affairs (2021 – January, February, March, April)
AICE 14DAY 14CURRENT AFFAIRS TEST 024 Months Current Affairs (2021 – May, June, July, August)
AICE 15DAY 15CURRENT AFFAIRS TEST 034 Months Current Affairs (2021 – September, October, November, December)
AICE 16DAY 16BUDGET AND ECONOMIC SURVEYBased on 2020 – 2021, 2021 – 22 Budget and 2019 – 2020, 2020 – 21 Economic Survey
AICE 17DAY 17FULL TEST 01Current 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 Sector Initiatives, etc.General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.General Science.
AICE 18DAY 18FULL TEST 02Current 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 Sector Initiatives, etc.General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.General Science.
AICE 19DAY 19FULL TEST 03Current 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 Sector Initiatives, etc.General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.General Science.
AICE 20DAY 20FULL TEST 04Current 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 Sector Initiatives, etc.General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.General Science.
AICE 21DAY 21CSAT PART – IVComprehension;Interpersonal skills including communication skills; Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Logical reasoning and analytical ability;Decision making and problem solving;General mental ability;Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level);
AICE 22DAY 22CURRENT AFFAIRS TEST 043 Months Current Affairs (2022 – January, February, March)