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Answer Writing Focus Group [AWFG] for Mains 2020 | Registrations Ends for Entrance Test 2 by 12th Oct. 2 PM

We shall be commencing with the Answer Writing Focus Group ( AWFG ) for Mains 2020 from October 10th ( Saturday) 

Update 1: To check the detailed daily test plan of AWFG: Click Here

Update 2: This is to quickly inform you that the registrations for AWFG Entrance Test 2 are now Open. For those who missed the registration due to State PCS or other reasons and want to join, can register for it immediately.

Registrations will close by 2 PM, Monday and Test will be released at 5 PM. You must submit the test by 10 PM, Monday ( October 12).

No further extensions will be provided.

Registration Link: https://go.forumias.com/184

Update 3: List of Students selected in AWFG for Mains 2020 - Entrance Test 1.

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Update 4: List of Students selected in AWFG for Mains 2020 - Entrance Test 2.

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Update 5: Payment Link of AWFG - First Month: https://go.forumias.com/186


What is AWFG? It is a focussed group for Mains Preparation by way of regular Answer Writing. We shall be requiring participants to do 1-hour answer writing every M/W/F for the next 2 months with us.

The Admissions to the AWFG will be based on an entrace test conducted on Saturday, October 10, 2PM. Candidates will be given a question Paper with 3-5 subjective questions to access their (a) conceptual understanding (b) note making ability (c) general awareness of current issues.

Candidates will be required to submit the Test on the same day at 10 PM by uploading on the portal.

The Answer Copies will be assessed by the Academy and students who are selected will be informed by email and SMS.

Note :

  • This program is available only in the online mode.
  • The program commenced from October 10 ( Saturday ), with the first Entrance Test.
  • Results of the Entrance Test will be given out by Monday, 14 October at 11
  • The First Test will be conducted Wednesday, October 14th.
  • Students in ORN / KB can collect the daily Question Paper ( Hard Copy ) from the Center at after 11Am every day.
  • Solutions along with Discussion Video will be uploaded by 7PM of the Test Day on the academy portal.
  • Copies of AWFG are not evaluated.

Interested Candidates can register for the entrance test of the program by paying a fee of Rs. 500 + GST at this link.

Important Dates :

AWFG Test #1 (The first week will be Wednesday, & Friday. All other weeks will be M,W, F)October 14, 11 AM


#Activity / EventDate / Deadline
1Registrations Open for AWFG 2020 - Entrance Test 1October 6, 11 AM
2Registration Closes for AWFG 2020 - Entrance Test 1October 9, 5 PM
3Entrance Test of AWFG ( 1st ) at 11AM [ Online Portal academy.forumias.com > My courses ]

 

October 10, 2 PM
4Deadline for submission of Answers ( To be uploaded on Academy Portal Only )October 10, 10 PM
5Registrations Open for AWFG 2020 - Entrance Test 2
October 11, 9 AM
6Registration Closes for AWFG 2020 - Entrance Test 2
October 12, 2 PM
7Entrance Test of AWFG ( 2nd )  [ Online Portal academy.forumias.com > My courses ]
October 12, 5 PM
8Deadline for submission of Answers - Entrance Test 2( To be uploaded on Academy Portal Only )
October 12, 10 PM
9Selected Candidates for AWFG List (Entrance Test 1) and (Entrance Test 2) Released




Fee Payment for first Month Deadline (AWFG Entrance Test 1) & ( AWFG Entrance Test 2)

Note any students trying to pay fee after the deadlines will have to pay a Late Payment Penalty of Rs. 500. Please do not call us or email us at the last moment for same as this is a low cost program and we will not be able to provide you any support for it. 

October 12, 2 PM &

October 13, 11 AM


October 12, 5PM &

October 13, 3 PM

10AWFG Test #1

( First week will have test only on W, F. Later all Tests will be on M, W, F )

October 14, 11AM

Steps Interested Students Needed to take

  1. Register for the Entrance Test by clicking this link and paying Fee Payment of Rs. 500
  2. On October 10, at 11AM Question will be in their course at My Courses on Academy Portal ( acdademy.forumias.com )
  3. Download the Question Paper and Write the Answers in A4 Sheet and upload it as per deadline clearly mentioning Name, ForumIAS Roll Number and Mobile Number. Upload it before the deadline.
  4. October 12, 11 AM Their Roll Numbers will be released on the Website. They must pay for the first month : Rs. 1900 / month ( including GST extra )
  5. UPPCS Appearing Students may email us their admit card and can write the test on Monday as per the procedure.
  6. Official Discussion Thread will be this link.Please ask any questions there.
  7. Detailed Plan will be updated by October 7, 8PM.

Note :

What you will get

  • Questions & Answers ( 3 Tests every week with 1 hours duration and 7 Questions )
  • Discussion Classes with goal of complete coverage of Mains Questions.

What you will not get 

  • Evaluation by ForumIAS ( MGP is for that )
  • Mentorship ( MGP Students can seek that )

 

Fee Structure ( Subscription Plan )

  • Entrance Test Fee – Rs. 500
  • Fee for first Month Subscription will be Rs. 1500 plus GST @18%.  This will allow you to access the course from 14th October till 6th November )
  • Fee for second Month will be Rs. 1500 plus GST @18%. This will allow you to access the course till Mains 2020 ) . In case you do not renew your subscription for the second month, you will be removed from the course from 9 November. You will not be able to access older files / docs / videos )
jack_Sparrow , Darvey78 and 28 others like this
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This is great. Thank you for doing this. 
Koro-Sensei,
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Hope the answers are brief and to the point as the previous AWFGs.

Thanks for the initiative! 

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Actually our expectation is that academic rigour of the paper is only increasing. The papers are not like before such that you can read something and go. Bit more understanding is needed. We are not in favour of too much coaching and dumping. The goal is usually to provide minimum necessary. But you see this year the amount of syllabus coverage has also increased. This is a must .



Freakhoto,
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Does it make sense to register for this if one is already registered in MGP? 
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@ForumIAS-Academy  I will be travelling for UPPSC prelims on 10th oct. Want to join the group, please help.


Darvesh,
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Does it make sense to register for this if one is already registered in MGP? 

So basically, this just ensures that in two months we do additional practice. It’s a sort of replacement for doing Daily Answer writing practice.


Lot of people , generally rank improvements guys have done it along with MGP. 


But it’s totally your call.

Xiodyn8261,
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@ForumIAS-Academy  I will be travelling for UPPSC prelims on 10th oct. Want to join the group, please help.


Please register and forward your payment confirmation to helpdesk saying that you have UPPCS and would be willing to take this test on Tuesday. Keep the approval email with you.

Freakhoto, Darvesh
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I have a small suggestion. Last year, I felt like schedule was arranged in kind of unusual way. Though it tried to cover interlinking parts together, it lacked gs paper wise sense of completion.

What I mean to say is those who relied wholly on AWG schedule had to wait a lot to write Full Test of any gs paper.

This time I wish you guys go paper wise and complete one paper on the trott before moving to another paper.


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I have a small suggestion. Last year, I felt like schedule was arranged in kind of unusual way. Though it tried to cover interlinking parts together, it lacked gs paper wise sense of completion.

What I mean to say is those who relied wholly on AWG schedule had to wait a lot to write Full Test of any gs paper.

This time I wish you guys go paper wise and complete one paper on the trott before moving to another paper.


Good one. The issue is that It is aligned with MGP Batch E. So that looks difficult now given that lot of parts of syllabus have interlink ages like Society and Social Justice. Then Administrative Ethics in Paper 4 and Cvil Service in Paper 2.


We do provide full length papers in December a month before the actual Mains and again 15 days before the actual Mains on 3 consecutive days like Mains only.

Darvey78,
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Is it free for cgp? 
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Is it mandatory to first join MGP to give AWFG?

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This will be my first mains. I have already enrolled in Dipin Sir's CA classes. Is it possible to do this along with Mains classes ? Can someone share a sample schedule (or last years one).
Darvey78, Aalsibalak
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Does it make sense to register for this if one is already registered in MGP? 

So basically, this just ensures that in two months we do additional practice. It’s a sort of replacement for doing Daily Answer writing practice.


Lot of people , generally rank improvements guys have done it along with MGP. 


But it’s totally your call.

makes sense, thanks!

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Good one. The issue is that It is aligned with MGP Batch E. So that looks difficult now given that lot of parts of syllabus have interlink ages like Society and Social Justice. Then Administrative Ethics in Paper 4 and Cvil Service in Paper 2.


We do provide full length papers in December a month before the actual Mains and again 15 days before the actual Mains on 3 consecutive days like Mains only.

I mean it is really upto you. However, don't you feel it makes difficult for other MGP batch students? Those who have completed sectional tests till now ( as schedule only allows this much flexibility) and are gearing up for quick revision and completing full tests.


Also, leaving full length tests for last 1 month  is futility in itself, with correction taking the longest this time, and one has vey little time to make amendments. Any changes will be even more difficult after completing such comprehensive answer writing programme.


Not only me but my friends with whom I completed this programme last year would have said the same. Finally it is upto you to decide.

Thank you.


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Good one. The issue is that It is aligned with MGP Batch E. So that looks difficult now given that lot of parts of syllabus have interlink ages like Society and Social Justice. Then Administrative Ethics in Paper 4 and Cvil Service in Paper 2.


We do provide full length papers in December a month before the actual Mains and again 15 days before the actual Mains on 3 consecutive days like Mains only.

I mean it is really upto you. However, don't you feel it makes difficult for other MGP batch students? Those who have completed sectional tests till now ( as schedule only allows this much flexibility) and are gearing up for quick revision and completing full tests.


Also, leaving full length tests for last 1 month  is futility in itself, with correction taking the longest this time, and one has vey little time to make amendments. Any changes will be even more difficult after completing such comprehensive answer writing programme.


Not only me but my friends with whom I completed this programme last year would have said the same. Finally it is upto you to decide.

Thank you.


Hmm, Looking into it. 

Just one to share something and also apologise to the whole community.

We has copy delays only in 2018 Mains. Not last year. 

It was because we did not have a software system in place to track all the copies.


copies were delayed upto 18 days that year. Last year there was no such delay at all ( maybe some exceptions were there)


You can listen to interviews of Pratyush Pandey ( 21 rank ) and Chadrajyoti ( 27 rank )


Last year ( and this year too ) there is going to be no copy delays at all.



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Is it mandatory to first join MGP to give AWFG?

Recommended but not mandatory. You see you get answer writing guidance for your papers with MGP. If there are some major blunders you could be warned in advance. 

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@forumiasacademy Will there be any way on platform to learn from best copies? If not then can we make a discussion post here and share our answers and learn and discuss. (I mean u know copyright n all) ?If not public atleast a restricted discussion thread for those who joins?

Please respond.

exman,
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When will detailed plan be uploaded? Like schedule something 
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Hey @forumiasacademy Will you be coming up with a portal for the same? Just like SFG, but where everyone could post their answers too? Thanks :)

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