Monthly Schedule – Dec 2014

This is the monthly Schedule of activities of NextGenPGP for the month of Dec 2014. This schedule is ONLY for our registered students of NextGenPGP for Rajyaseva 2014-15-16/UPSC Civil Services Exam 2014-15-16/MPSC PSI/STI/Asst Exam 2014-15-16.

Test/Program Schedule/Topic Medium


ADIA Surprise Test (AST)

  • A topic is presented just 1 minute before the test starts and then about 20 questions are asked. All those who know the answer post it to the presenter (AnilMD).
  • After getting candidates’ answer, correct answer is given on the group chat.
  • After AST is complete, same night, an email is sent to each participant with all questions and correct answers along with a list of additional sub-topics that needs to be researched and completed by the PGP candidate by 7pm next day.
Every night at 9PM

  • 2 Dec 14 – AST#1- Topic- Poverty
  • 04 Dec 14 – AST#2- Topic- Article 370
  • 05 Dec 14 – AST#3 – Topic – Mars Orbiter Mission
  • 07 Dec 1 4 – AST#4- Topic – Ebola
  • 10 Dec 14 – AST#5 – Topic – Sustainable Development and Climate Change
  • 11 Dec 14 – AST#6 – Topic – FDI
  • 12 Dec 14 – AST#7 – Topic –  Polity (Election Commission, Governor & Planning Commission)
  • 13 Dec 14 – AST#8-Topic – Economy (Agriculture)
  • 16 Dec 14 – AST#9-Topic -Current Affairs
  • 17 Dec 14 – AST#10 – Topic -Economy
  • 18 Dec 14 – AST#11-Topic -Environment-Biodiversity-ClimateChange
  • 19 Dec 14 – AST#12-Topic -पर्यावरण & AST#13- Topic – Indian Polity
  • 20 Dec 14 – AST#14- Topic – CurrentAffairs
  • 22 Dec 14 – AST#15- Topic – CurrentAffairs
  • 24 Dec 14 -AST#16- Topic – CurrentAffairs
  • 26 Dec 14 – AST#17-Topic-GenScience
  • 27 Dec 14 – AST#18- Topic – Physics
  • 28 Dec 14 -AST#19-Topic – GenScience-Chemistry-
  • 29 Dec 14 -AST#20- Topic – GenScience-Biology
  • 30 Dec 14 – AST#21- Topic – GenScience-Biology-Technology
WhatsApp (on mobile)


  • Quick overview and understanding of the current affairs issue
  • An important topic is known to the MPSC/UPSC aspirant so that he can cover it if he/she missed it.
  • Encourages in-depth preparation
  • Keeps the MPSC/UPSC aspirant Up-to-date
  • Allows quick exchange of information
 Oral-Test Once in a week

  • Each individual PGP candidate undergoes the Oral Test on a topic (according to the subject already covered in the study plan of the month).
  • As per candidates convenience
WhatsApp (on mobile)


  • Quick testing of the knowledge gained by the PGP candidate and understanding his/her difficulties
  • PGP candidate gets valuable practice in answering difficult questions.
  • Feedback from the PGP candidate about the subject/study plan.
 Knowledge-Test Once in a 15 days(email will be sent 1 week before and candidate must confirm the subject/topic according to his study plan & date of KT so that it can be conducted on the appointed date and time.) eMail & WhatsApp


  • Candidate definitely revises his subject knowledge before the KT.
  • Facilitates retrieval of knowledge that was not tested.
  • Reduces forgetting
  • Identifies gap in knowledge
  • Improves self confidence
  • Encourages candidates to study
  • Motivates study and reduces procrastination  (habit of delaying studies)
 CSAT Everyday at 10PM or after the AST

  • 06 Dec 14:  Status – Completed.  Topic –CSAT#1 – “Decision Making and Problem Solving”
  • 07 Dec 14 – Topic – CSAT#2 – Data Interpretation
eMail & WhatsApp


  • Encourages candidates to study
  • Improves candidates speed in answering tricky questions
 DebateDiscussion Once in a month

  • Every NextGenPGP student will participate. The topic is known in advance to all candidates so that they can prepare well in advance.
  • 13 Dec 14 – at 11AM
eMail & WhatsApp


  • Improves critical thinking skills
  • Candidate prepares before the debate to be ready for anything so this helps in gaining knowledge about the topic.
 PPT-Presentations Once in a monthPowerpoint or WhatsApp Presentation – on Internet through Online Debate/Discussion tool or WhatsApp.  3 Candidates will present PPT on that day.

  • 14 Dec 14 – 11AM
Computer/Laptop/ WhatsApp


  • Facilitates identify main points of a topic
  • Facilitates learning and remembrances of main points
  • Helps organize thinking process
 Competition-Contest Once in a monthCandidate submits it on any day of the month through eMail. Prior intimation will be given about the topic.

  • 27 Dec 14 – Last date of submission – Topic – Various topics like 2011 Census, Collegium Systen and JAC; Variour Govt programs; Elections 2014; Supreme Court Judgements; Indian agreements with foreign countries; Natural Calamities and Tragedies Diseases in India & World in Air, Sea and on Land; World Meetings; Sports; Awards and Prizes and Imp Personalities; Science & Tech, Space, IT and Medicine including medical ethics in India – emerging challenges; Environment – existing n emerging challenges
eMail & WhatsApp


  • Improves research ability
  • Improves information organizing skills
  • Improves Data Interpretation and Numeracy/Data Analysis
  • Candidate should send few pages of each subject.
  • Candidate is asked to submit it 7 days after study plan is received.


  • Helps candidate understand own learning
  • Improves information organizing skills
  • Provides key points for quick revision at short time (just before exam)
 WorkBooks Once in a monthWorkbook will be sent through email and candidate should complete it within that month. eMail


  • Improves learning/recalling process
  • Improves knowledge
  • Improves exam writing skills
  • Improves time management
 Weekly_Essay_Assignment Once in a week(email will be sent on Friday and you must reply it before 11:59PM on Sunday i.e. midnight):

  • 12 Dec 14 – Status – Complete. Topic – WEA#36-Issues-and-Challenges-of-Jan-Dhan-Yojana
  • 19 Dec 14 – Status – Completed. Topic – WEA#37-Fight Against Terrorism—A Challenge
  • 28 Dec 14 – Status – eMail sent. Topic – WEA#38-eGovernance in India—Issues and Challenges


  • Improves writing skills and writing speed
  • Helps put down thoughts on paper
  • Improves analyzing skills
  • Improves conceptual thinking
  • Improves language
Self-Assessment Test – Online Testing (at Topic-wise Tests after completion of Study Plan eMail & Online


  • Test your preparation already done through the study plans.
  • As per own convenience.

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