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The syllabus for the UPSC exam is vast, and it is easy to get lost in it all if one doesn’t step in with a proper plan. Often students waste a lot of their time on topics that are not relevant from the exam point of view.
To help you STUDY WHAT MATTERS, EduRev has prepared not only the syllabus, and how to study each subject for UPSC with EduRev, but also a timetable which would cover all your concepts in the least amount of time possible and will leave room for lots of revision, which is very necessary for UPSC.
Here is the timetable to study Polity for UPSC with EduRev: 

Note: Apart from the timetable, students need to spend at least 2 hours every day on current affairs to ensure that their dynamic part of the paper is not left behind while studying any particular subject. 

EduRev provides, daily, weekly, and monthly subject wise current affairs on the app. 

You can access them from here.

Week 1: Syllabus, PYQs & Class 6 to 8 NCERTs

  1. Day 1: UPSC Syllabus
  2. Day 2: Previous year questions 
  3. Day 3 & 4: Class 6th NCERT Polity
  4. Day 4 & 5: Class 7th NCERT Polity
  5. Day 5 & 6: Class 8th NCERT Polity 
  6. Day 7: Class-wise 6 to 8th NCERT based tests

You should attempt the chapter-wise tests as well after reading the textbook of that chapter. EduRev gives you NCERT based tests for every chapter you read.

Week 2: Class 9 to 11 NCERTs

  1. Day 1 & 2: Class 9th NCERT Polity 
  2. Day 3 & 4: Class 10th NCERT Polity
  3. Day 5 & 6: Class 11th NCERT Polity (Political Theory)
  4. Day 7: Class-wise 9 to 11th NCERT based tests

Week 3: Class 11 and 12 NCERTs

  1. Day 1: Class 11th NCERT Polity (Indian Constitution at work)
  2. Day 2 & 3: Class 12th NCERT Polity (Politics in India Since Independence)
  3. Day 4 to 6: Class 12th NCERT Polity (Contemporary World Politics)
  4. Day 7: Class-wise 11th and 12th NCERT based tests

Week 4: NCERT Summaries & Laxmikanth for Indian Polity

1. Day 1 to 4: NCERT Summary

2. Day 4 to 7: Laxmikanth for Indian Polity

Week 5: Laxmikanth for Indian Polity cont. & Mock Tests

1. Day 1 & 2: Laxmikanth for polity continued

2. Day 3 to 7: Mock test-based learning

Week 6: Topic-Wise: Constitution of India

  1. Day 1 & 2: Constitution of India: History, Development & Salient Features
  2. Day 3: Preamble of the Constitution
  3. Day 3: Union and its Territory
  4. Day 4: Citizenship
  5. Day 4: Basic Structure of the Constitution
  6. Day 5 & 6: Fundamental Rights & Duties
  7. Day 7: Directive Principles of State Policy
  8. Day 7: Amendment of the Constitution

Week 7: Topic-Wise Indian Polity

1. Topic-wise - System of Government: Parliamentary & Federal System

2. Day 4: Local Government: Panchayati Raj & Municipality

3. Topic-wise polity - Union Territories and Special Areas

4. Day 6: Non-Constitutional Bodies

5. Topic-wise polity - Working of the Constitution

Week 8: Topic-Wise Indian Polity

1. Day 1 to 4: Topic-wise - State Government: Executive & Legislatures

2. Day 5 to 7 - Topic-wise polity - Central Government, Parliament & Judiciary  

Week 9: Topic-Wise Indian Polity

1. Day 1 to 3: Topic-wise polity - Central Government, Parliament & Judiciary Continued 

2. Day 4 to 7: Topic-wise polity - Constitutional Bodies & Special Provisions for SC, ST & OBC

Week 10: Topic-Wise: Polity Dynamics 

1. Day 1: Other Constitutional Dimensions

2. Day 2 to 7: Topic-wise polity - Political Dynamics

Week 11: Miscellaneous Topics & Government Schemes

Week 12: Revision Notes and Mock Tests

Apart from the given timetable students should also keep reading Administrative Reforms & Commission Reports available on EduRev. You can access it from here. 

With our timetable keep your progress tracked and study what matters. 

Other Important Links:

1. Overall Understanding of Exam.

We have also similarly created a structured syllabus & even a stepwise guide to help to crack for UPSC CSE which you can check from the links below:

2. Prepare with Study plan for each subject:

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FAQs on 90 Days Study plan for Indian Polity for UPSC CSE Prelims | Indian Polity for UPSC CSE
1. What is the Indian Polity and why is it important for UPSC CSE Prelims?
Ans. Indian Polity refers to the country's political system, including the Constitution, governing bodies, and political processes. It is an essential subject for the UPSC CSE Prelims as it covers critical topics like the Indian Constitution, Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Rights, the Union and State Governments, and more. Indian Polity holds significant weightage in the General Studies Paper I of the UPSC CSE Prelims.
2. What is the role of the Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution?
Ans. Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are guidelines or principles laid down in the Indian Constitution to ensure social, economic, and political justice in the country. The DPSPs are not enforceable by any court, but they are fundamental in the governance of the country. They aim to create a just and equitable society by promoting and ensuring the welfare of the people, providing a fair standard of living, and protecting the environment.
3. What are the fundamental rights guaranteed by the Indian Constitution?
Ans. The Indian Constitution guarantees six fundamental rights to its citizens, namely, the right to equality, right to freedom, right against exploitation, right to freedom of religion, cultural and educational rights, and the right to constitutional remedies. These rights are essential for the protection of citizens' individual liberties and are enforceable by the courts.
4. What is the difference between the Union and State Governments in India?
Ans. The Indian Constitution provides for a federal system of government, where power is divided between the Union Government and the State Governments. The Union Government is responsible for matters that affect the entire country, such as defense, foreign affairs, and communication, among others. In contrast, the State Governments are responsible for matters that affect the specific state, such as law and order, education, and healthcare. The Union Government has the power to override the State Governments in certain exceptional circumstances.
5. Can you suggest some effective study strategies for Indian Polity for UPSC CSE Prelims?
Ans. Some useful strategies to prepare for Indian Polity for UPSC CSE Prelims are: - Understand the basics of the Indian Constitution and its salient features. - Read the NCERT textbooks on Indian Polity to strengthen your foundation. - Refer to standard reference books like 'Indian Polity' by M. Laxmikanth. - Regularly practice previous year question papers and take mock tests to assess your preparation. - Keep yourself updated with current affairs related to Indian Polity by reading newspapers and magazines.
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