Courses - one Year General Studies (pre cum mains)
Course Code: IGS3

one Year General Studies (pre cum mains)

GS pre cum Mains Morning Offline Batch Strating
Validity: 730 Days
Video Lectures


About Course

One year Classroom Course is an intensive course designed for comprehensive preparation. The main feature of the course is that all subjects are taught from basic to advanced level, by highly experienced faculty who have appeared in civil services themselves and have subject expertise as well. Due emphasis is given on learning , making notes , practicing mains answers , solving objective.

Abhimanu team has developed very effective teaching methodology and advance techniques to face competitive examinations, this enables aspirants to prepare for the exam with specific time period. The total teaching hours is approximately 700 to 800 hrs. High quality study material is provided in the classroom course and  regular updates and practice tests are provided through “ Abhipedia” abhimanus online portal.

(A) Morning batches ( IGS3, IGS1D) : Morning batches begin in the month of July , September, October  . The classes are conducted 6 to 7 days a week for 3 to 4 hrs per day. The class timings may be extended on weekends and public holidays .The course duration is approximately 10 months. Theses batches are suitable for college going students, working professionals and also for graduated students. These batches are offered at all centres of Abhimanu.

(B) Afternoon batches ( IGS4) : These batches are designed exclusively for graduated students, who can devote their full time for preparation of competitive examinations. These batches start in the month of August, September and october. The classes are conducted 5 days a week for minimum 4  hrs a day and may be extended depending upon the requirements. The duration of the course is 11 months. These batches are offered at all centres of abhimanu.

(C) Evening batches(IGS1, IGS2, IGS5, IGS6) : These batches are designed exclusively for college going students, working professionals and also for graduated students. These batches start in the month of May – July , Jan - March. The classes are conducted 6 to 7 days a week for minimum 4 hrs a day and may be extended depending upon the requirements. The duration of the course is 10 months. These batches are offered at all centres of abhimanu.


General Studies Sections Coverage

S No Section Approach Resources
1. Indian Economy Pre-Mains Lectures, Two Booklet, Handouts
2. Geography Pre-mains Lectures, Two Booklet, Handouts
3. Indian Polity Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
4. Governance Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
5. Ancient and Medieval Indian History Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
6. Modern History pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
7. World History Mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
8. Indian Culture Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
9. International Relations and Security Issues Mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
10. Indian Society and Ethics Mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
11. General Science Pre Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
12. Science and Technology Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
13. Environment and Ecology Pre-mains Lectures, One Booklet, Handouts
14. Current Affairs (National and International) Pre-mains Lectures, Weekly Current Affairs Through Online Mode
15. English Language Programmes Mains Lectures, One Booklet

Test Series Pre Cum Mains

1 General Studies Preliminary ITGP Section Wise and  Complete
2 General Studies Mains ITGM Section Wise and  Complete

Study Material

1 General Studies Books ICG 14 Books on Different Sections
2 General Studies Workbooks For Pre ICG 6 Books on Different Sections
3 General Studies Handouts in Class   Over 1500 Pages
4 Maps   India And World


Online Content coverage

In order to reduce burden of students, we have compiled and framed our study material from best possible resources giving encyclopaedic coverage of every topic. This study material will be comprised of Books provided in hard copy and online student material through abhipeda resources for below mentioned subjects

Online 360 Degree Abhipedia resources to GS pre cum Mains Students :

  • Daily Current Affairs- both detailed analysis and snipets
  • Issues analysis
  • Weekly current affairs Quiz in Time bound manner
  • Web Notes
  • Daily Carpedium ( important Newspaper links sent thru mail)
  • Subjective Questions bank
  • Prelims Question Bank
  • Magzine Gist (Analysis of different magzines)
  • Availability of Missed Video Lectures
  • Provision for Subject/Topic wise online Tests

Online validity will be for two years from the date of admission.

Study Material / subject coverage

  • Indian Polity ( Pre cum Mains) (i booklet)
  • Indian History ( Ancient , Medieval and Modern)
  • Indian economy
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Science and Technology in India
  • Environment and Ecology
  • World History
  • Social  Issues and  society in India   
  • Governance issues
  • International relations and international affairs
  • Security issues
  • Ethics and human interface

All updates wiill be provided online through abhipedia.

Note: Student will get Two year free abhipedia subscription to 360 degree resources which are linked directly with the class lectures

How to Enroll

To take admission in any of the course, it is mandatory to fill registration form avilabale at the respective centres. After this, 3 different options are available for admission:

  • Direct Admissions at Abhimanu Centre
  • Take a printout of registration acknowledgement slip & submit it along with the fee at concerned abhimanu office.
  • Fee can be paid through Cash/DD/Debit or Credit Card at all the respective Centre.
  • Direct Fund transfer facility is also available .. for Any further detail regarding these options , Mail at

Refund Policy

  • In case a student is not able to continue the classes due to some unavoidable reasons, Abhimanu IAS will provide two alternatives to such candidates:
  • Student can avail the fee refund facility within first 5 classes of the commencement of batch. Within this perioc , Full Fee will be refunded within this period. Refund amount will be paid through account payee cheque only, which will be in the name of the candidate.
  • After the expiry of 5 lectures , the student can replace the seat with another student within first three months of the commencement of batch. The student who replaces the seat should not be current student of Abhimanu IAS and will not be offered any back-up classes previously distributed book or study material. Certain amount will be charged as replacement processing fee.
  • Refund requests made verbally, over telephone, e-mail or by fax will not be valid or accepted.
  • The refund and/or replacement application has to be submitted in person to the coordinator in the admission office by the student or parents only “Fee Refund” application. Please note that, we will not accept the Fee refund applications from any other person/relative/friend.
  • The policy of fee refund or seat replacement is strictly according to the above mentioned terms and is not negotiable under any circumstances. Any refund of fee or seat replacement received without proper documents like ID-card (if issued), fee receipt & written application after the expiry of applicable period will not be processed or entertained. No initmation in this regard will be done to the candidate.
  • Refund for online admitted candidates will be done through online payment gateway only to the same banking account.

Development of soft skills

The preparation for civil services requires an all around development of student. We at abhimanu conduct many activities during the course .

  • Indoor events like essay writing or other competitions . Check here
  • Regular Presentations and answer writing practise in class .
  • English language assessment test .
  • English language development classes.
  • Peer to Peer learning by forming groups
  • Inculcating social values by outdoor events.


  • The campus of Abhimanu IAS is safe and secured.
  • The campus is under electronic/CCTV surveillance for safety and security of its students.
  • The institute has well equipped audio-visual classrooms with state-of-the-art equipments and includes LCD projector, which helps in conducting interactive sessions and presentations.
  • There is also in-campus facility of photocopy and canteen.
  • Library option is avialble to students . It opens 7.00 Am to 8.00 PM in the evening.
  • The institutite is fully protected against fire hazards.

Doubt Clearing sessions

  • A doubt left un-cleared builds up in many more doubts and confusions. Abhimanu IAS is the only institute which gives special emphasis on doubt clearing sessions. There is well equiped room for teacher-student interaction.
  • Student can take help of faculty members if he/she has major doubts in a particular subject and if there are minor doubts then help can be taken from Assistant faculty.
  • The main aim of doubt clearing sessions is to provide an extra attention and a personal touch to the students, who are facing challenges in understanding some concepts. Doubt clearing sessions are conducted before or after the classes.
  • The benefit of these sessions is that they encourage the students to clear their doubts on any topic/subject so that their actual performance is not affected. These sessions also act as a big motivator and help them to renew their energy and enthusiasm towards their goals. Apart from this, faculty members or panel provides round the year support to clear the doubts of the students.
  • Abhimanu IAS is also providing 24×7 Online platform namely Abhipedia  which categorizes 360 degree resources in your subject/topic pattern to have an edge in your preparation
Additional Benefits
  • 30% Discount general Studies Crash Courses (ABHIMANU SMART COURSE)
  • 30% Discount on Additional Test Series
  • 20% Discount on State Level Courses.
  • 25% Discount on Interveiw Programme.
Course Details
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Common Questions which come to mind, you can read out below, in case you have specific questions which are not there you can call us.

Qs: Is this a paid course?
Ans: Yes, it’s a paid course. As it will provide complete classroom environment .

Qs: What about the subscription period ?
Ans: Subscription period is clealry mentioned along with course. It is extendable at NO EXTRA COST if the exam date postpones and other inevitable factors.

Qs: How will the classes be conducted? What will happen if I miss a class?
Ans: You Can Wath the class live from your abhipedia Course Page.Recorded Classes will be available after the live class.

Qs: What are the class days and timings?
Ans: Please check the Schedule of classes plan

Qs: Can the classes be downloaded?
Ans: No, they can't be downloaded. But the recordings will be available to you. You just need to be connected to the internet to watch them again.

Qs: Can I pay in instalments?
Ans: Please note that, we do not offer installment for course ( with price above 10000) through Finanacepeer , however, you can pay using credit card by availing EMI options.

Qs: What are the hardware requirements to join this course?
Ans: You need to have access to a fairly good, continuous internet connection to watch live classes and video recordings. In case you have any difficulty you can contact abhipedia’s technical team from your abhipedia dashboard.

Qs: How to buy the course?
Ans: You can click on buy now and use online payment (netbanking/cards/UPI) to buy the course.

Qs: How will I get my doubts answered?
Ans: We provide Personal Mentorship; you can mail / whats app the mentor. Text Mentor services along with your Admissin ID at 9501114021
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