THE UPSC PRELIMS TEST SERIES (PTS) COURSE
Improving candidates’ learning outcomes and their scores in Prelims.

GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS TEST SERIES 2024

TESTS ONLY

Prelims 2024 | 15 FLTs INR 3,000
TESTS (GS + CSAT)
Prelims
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
QIP CLASSES
  • No Classes
STUDY MATERIAL (DIGITAL/PDF)
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations
  • Flexibility: Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims.
FEE: INR 3,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page
Prelims 2024 | 37 Tests INR 6,000
TESTS (GS + CSAT)
Prelims
  • Monthly Current Affairs (15)
  • Budget & Economic Survey (1)
  • Subject tests (6)
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
QIP CLASSES
  • No Classes
STUDY MATERIAL (DIGITAL/PDF)
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations
  • Flexibility: Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims.
FEE: INR 6,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page
Prelims 2024 | 57 tests INR 8,000
TESTS (GS + CSAT)
Prelims
  • Monthly Current Affairs (15)
  • Thematic Tests (20)
  • Budget & Economic Survey (1)
  • Subject tests (6)
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
QIP CLASSES
  • No Classes
STUDY MATERIAL (DIGITAL/PDF)
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations
  • Flexibility: Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims.
FEE: INR 8,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page

TESTS + QIP CLASSES

Prelims 2024 | 100 Hrs Revision Classes
INR 8,000
TESTS
No Tests
QIP CLASSES
OFFLINE/ONLINE
  • Prelims Revision Classes ≈ 100+ hrs.
STUDY MATERIAL
DIGITAL/PDF
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • Offline/Online Classes: Revision Classes will be conducted in Hybrid mode. Offline classes can be attended from Rau’s ORN Campus. Online classes from Rau’s elearn portal.
  • Video backup available till Prelims.
FEE: INR 8,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page
Prelims 2024 | 57 Tests + 200 Hrs Classes
INR 16,000
TESTS (GS + CSAT)
Prelims
  • Monthly Current Affairs (15)
  • Thematic Tests (20)
  • Budget & Economic Survey (1)
  • Subject tests (6)
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
QIP CLASSES
ONLINE
  • Prelims Strategy & Test Discussions ≈ 100 Hrs
OFFLINE/ONLINE
  • Prelims Revision Classes ≈ 100+ hrs.
STUDY MATERIAL
DIGITAL/PDF
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations
  • Flexibility: Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims.
  • Online Classes: Test Strategy & Discussion classes will be online only.
  • Offline/Online Classes: Revision Classes will be conducted in Hybrid mode. Offline classes can be attended from Rau’s ORN Campus. Online classes from Rau’s elearn portal.
  • Video backup available till Prelims.
FEE: INR 16,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page
Prelims & Mains 2024 | 87 Tests + 450 Hrs Classes + Personal Mentorship
INR 45,000
TESTS
PRELIMS (GS + CSAT)
  • Monthly Current Affairs (15)
  • Thematic Tests (20)
  • Budget & Economic Survey (1)
  • Subject tests (6)
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
MAINS (GS + ESSAY)
  • Thematic Tests - GS(13) + Essay (2)
  • FLTs – GS (8) + Essay (2)
  • All India Mains-Pareekshan tests - GS (4) + Essay (1)
QIP CLASSES
ONLINE
  • Current Affairs ≈ 100 hrs
  • Prelims Strategy & Test Discussions ≈ 100 hrs
  • Mains Strategy & Test Discussions ≈ 100 hrs
OFFLINE/ONLINE
  • Prelims Revision Classes ≈ 100+ hrs
  • Mains Revision Classes ≈ 150 hrs
STUDY MATERIAL
PRINT + DIGITAL
  • IAS Compass - Foundation Books
DIGITAL/PDF
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • Mains Evaluation & Mentoring
  • Personal Mentoring
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations of Prelims and Sample Answers of Mains
  • Flexibility:Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims & (15 days before) Mains respectively.
  • Online Classes: Current Affairs, Test Strategy & Discussion classes will be online only.
  • Offline/Online Classes: Revision Classes will be conducted in Hybrid mode. Offline classes can be attended from Rau’s ORN Campus. Online classes from Rau’s elearn portal.
  • Video backupavailable till Prelims & Mains respectively.
FEE: INR 45,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 33% will be applied on fee payment page

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UPSC IAS Prelims Test Series 2024 (Step Up Approach)

Rau’s IAS, test series for prelims 2024 has been specifically
designed to provide best strategy to clear UPSC IAS Prelims
Exam through a step-up approach. It is also a meticulously designed
IAS Study Plan to organize your preparation and keep you on track
towards covering the Prelims GS and CSAT syllabus extensively
from NCERT to ADVANCE level.

First, Thematic Tests (20 | 1000 MCQs)

Second, Subject Tests (6 + 1 | 650 MCQs)

Third, Current Affairs Tests (15 tests | 750 MCQs)

All through-out (on a monthly basis) it will enable students to cover all important current affairs, across all dynamic sections of the syllabus, from relevant sources – newspapers, government websites, Yojana, Kurukshetra, etc.

  • Focus area of MCQs – Awareness of all important current affairs
  • Nature of MCQs – Current & Conceptual-Current

FLTs – GS (10 tests | 1000 MCQs) + CSAT (4 tests | 320 MCQs) + All India Pre- Pareekshan GS FLTs (4 tests | 400 MCQs)

Finally, it will train students to attempt full length tests in simulated UPSC environment.

  • Focus area of MCQs – UPSC simulation
  • Nature of MCQs – UPSC pattern

The goal is to help candidates

To EXHAUSTIVELY cover all standard sources of study (+ NCERTs) using a STUDY PLAN

To STEP-UP the preparation level of the candidates and bring it at par with the UPSC.

To give them MULTIPLE REVISIONS of the entire syllabus – both static (concepts) and current.

FINAL REVISION of all subjects and themes via QIP VIDEOS and PRELIMS COMPASS notes

FEATURES

Prelims compass based on C3 Approach (Revision Material)

UPSC does not just ask questions from the current issues, rather it uses them as the context to explore the core areas of GS. Then it tests the conceptual understanding of the candidates from the same areas. Based on the same philosophy, we have developed our C3 (Core-Current-related Concepts) approach and designed our Test Series to help the candidates cover all the issues highly probable for the exam.

Quality Improvement Program
Live-Online Classes for revision and targeted study of Prelims

The Live – Online revision and practice classes are equivalent to a crash course for Prelims. The videos of these classes will be available till Prelims. You can watch them any number of times till the Prelims exam.

NCERT

Comprehensive Coverage of
Old and New NCERT books

WIDE COVERAGE

Of all authentic & standard reference books, Atlas etc.

Difficulty Level

The difficulty level of the test questions will be exactly that of UPSC. It will not be below that. It will not be way above that either, just to impress the candidates. The logical standard of the questions will be high, which is the actual pattern of UPSC.

Supplementary Tests

Budget

Economic
Survey

All India Ranking

Section-wise, detailed performance report to help candidates in finding out their respective areas of strength and weakness

FAQ's

HOW PTS2024 WILL HELP?

  • Comprehensive PTS2024 has been designed to help students prepare through a step-up approach. It will help students:
    • Cover all relevant topics (as given in the study plan) thoroughly.
    • Cover static portion of the syllabus and test for clarity of concepts
    • Consolidate the static portion of the syllabus with current affairs in that portion
    • Cover current affairs separately as well
    • Video explanations will help in learning more and covering multiple dimensions of a topic.
    • Basically, the Comprehensive PTS2024 is a meticulously designed Study Plan to organize your preparation and keep you on track towards covering the syllabus extensively from NCERT to ADVANCE level.

HOW TO TAKE TESTS? IS THERE FLEXIBILITY?

  • All tests can be taken ONLINE from anywhere and at
    any time in accordance with an individuals’ preparation. However, for maximum benefit, it is suggested to follow the STUDY PLAN and SCHEDULE. The candidate may appear for tests online at any time after the tests are released (refer to the schedule).
  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING for taking tests in ‘PEN & PAPER’ mode: Tests can be taken in ‘Pen & Paper’ mode at any of Rau’s IAS campuses at Delhi, Bengaluru and Jaipur on any Saturday and Sunday between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. Tests can be taken at any time after 10:00 am on the release date of the test. Just walk-in at any of our campuses, show your ‘TEST ATTEMPT RECORD CARD’, collect your QUESTION PAPER and OMR SHEET and start taking the test. Your OMR responses will be uploaded on Rau’s E-learn and Performance Analysis will be available within next 3 days.

PROGRAM DURATION

Tests can be taken anytime till Prelims 2024, after which the program subscription will expire.

QIP LIVE – ONLINE CLASSES

  • QIP classes will be highly targeted revision and practice classes taken by different subject experts. The classes will cover key topics and issues across all GS Prelims themes which re important from upcoming Prelims.
    • This will help UPSC aspirants update their knowledge as well as give their exam preparation the final shape
    • QIP classes will be conducted between 1-2 months before the Prelims.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL AND LOGICAL STANDARD

Difficulty Level and Logical Standard of questions will be exactly that of UPSC. It will not be below that. It will not be way above that either, just to impress the candidates. Focus will not be just on testing the conceptual clarity. The logical standard of the questions will be high, which is the actual pattern of the UPSC.

ALL INDIA RANKING AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

Students can access Section-wise, detailed performance analysis which will help the candidates in finding out their respective areas of strength and weakness.

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TESTS (GS + CSAT)
Prelims
  • FLTs – GS (8) + CSAT (4)
  • All India Pre-Pareekshan tests (3)
QIP CLASSES
  • No Classes
STUDY MATERIAL (DIGITAL/PDF)
  • Current Affairs Compilation, Prelims
  • Monthly, Focus Current Affairs Magazine
FEATURES
  • AIR including performance analytics
  • Detailed Explanations
  • Flexibility: Tests can be taken Online and Offline with 100% flexibility till Prelims.
FEE: INR 3,000
inclusive of GST
old student discount 25% will be applied on fee payment page