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GS Foundation Course

With our GS Foundation Course, we offer

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Master GS Paper 1, 2, 3 & 4, along with CSAT.
  • Guided Learning: Develop MCQ Solving Skills and Answer Writing Skills from Scratch.
  • 20 GS Booklets (E-Books)
  • Current Affairs Master: Stay updated through Weekly Classes, Tests, Analysis, and Newsletters.
  • Application-Based Learning: Build Analytical and Logical Skills with a focus on real-world scenarios.
  • Exam Pattern Understanding: Learn topics through the lens of recent UPSC exam patterns.
  • Engaging Sessions: Participate in Learning Sessions with Edukemy's Happy Hours.
    • Interactive Learning: Weekly sessions with games, competitions, and activities, revisions to retain concepts (Every Saturday)
  • Personality Development: Focus on building and assessing personality using Edukemy's YUVA Approach.

250+

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10+

Months

20+

Mains Tests

20+

Prelims Tests

With our GS Foundation Course, we offer

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Master GS Paper 1, 2, 3 & 4, along with CSAT.
  • Guided Learning: Develop MCQ Solving Skills and Answer Writing Skills from Scratch.
  • 20 GS Booklets (E-Books)
  • Current Affairs Master: Stay updated through Weekly Classes, Tests, Analysis, and Newsletters.
  • Application-Based Learning: Build Analytical and Logical Skills with a focus on real-world scenarios.
  • Exam Pattern Understanding: Learn topics through the lens of recent UPSC exam patterns.
  • Engaging Sessions: Participate in Learning Sessions with Edukemy's Happy Hours.
    • Interactive Learning: Weekly sessions with games, competitions, and activities, revisions to retain concepts (Every Saturday)
  • Personality Development: Focus on building and assessing personality using Edukemy's YUVA Approach.
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Following is the Batch Content of GS Foundation Online

  • Focus on Syllabus Completion
  • 250+ Live Classes
  • 50+ Video Classes
  • Synopsis Writing Skills
  • Integrated Prelims & Mains Test Series
  • 10+ UPSC IAS Module Wise Workbooks
  • 200+ L1 & L2 Level Questions with Model Answers
  • UPSC IAS Prelims Solved PYQs (2014-2023)
  • UPSC IAS Mains Solved PYQs (2014-2023)
  • GS Booklets (PDF)
  • Recommended by Toppers
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UPSC IAS Syllabus for Prelims & Mains 2024

UPSC IAS Prelims Paper 1 Syllabus 2024

  1. Current events of national & international importance.
  2. Indian History & Indian National Movement.
  3. Indian as well as World Geography – Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of India & the World.
  4. Indian Polity.
  5. Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  6. Common issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change – not requiring subject specialization.
  7. General Science.

UPSC IAS Prelims Syllabus CSAT Syllabus 2024

  1. Comprehension
  2. Interpersonal skills, including communication skills.
  3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  4. Decision-making and problem-solving.
  5. General mental ability.
  6. Basic numerical skills (Class X level) (orders of magnitude, numbers & their relations, etc.).
  7. Data Interpretation (Class X level) (graphs, charts, tables, data sufficiency, etc.)

UPSC IAS Syllabus for UPSC Mains GS-I

  1. Indian culture covering the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature, and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  2. Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present – significant events, personalities, issues.
  3. The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
  4. Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
  5. History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism, etc.— their forms and effect on society.
  6. Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
  7. Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  8. Effects of globalization on Indian society.
  9. Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
  10. Salient features of the world’s physical geography.
  11. Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
  12. Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone, etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

UPSC IAS Syllabus for Mains GS-II

  1. Constitution of India —historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
  2. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  3. Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.
  4. Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.
  5. Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  6. Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
  7. Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  8. Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  9. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
  10. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
  11. Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  12. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  13. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  14. Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
  15. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
  16. Role of civil services in a democracy.
  17. India and its neighbourhood- relations.
  18. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  19. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
  20. Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.

UPSC IAS Syllabus for Mains GS-III

  1. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.
  2. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  3. Government Budgeting.
  4. Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  5. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
  6. Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  7. Land reforms in India.
  8. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  9. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc.
  10. Investment models.
  11. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
  12. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  13. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  14. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
  15. Disaster and disaster management.
  16. Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  17. Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
  18. Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cybersecurity; money-laundering and its prevention.
  19. Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  20. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

UPSC IAS Syllabus for Mains GS-IV

  1. Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  2. Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
  3. Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.
  4. Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
  5. Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.
  6. Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
  7. Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  8. Case Studies on the above issues.

Key Highlights

Complete Syllabus Coverage
Complete Syllabus Coverage
Prelims Test Series Included
Prelims Test Series Included
Prelims and Mains syllabus focused module wise preparation
Prelims and Mains syllabus focused module wise preparation
Mains test series covering questions based on basic to advanced level approach
Mains test series covering questions based on basic to advanced level approach

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Frequently Asked Questions

UPSC CSE requires clear understanding of the basic concepts along with an analytical mind to vision the world in new and solution-oriented ways. Starting from NCERTs, the GS Foundation UPSC 2024, exactly does that!

This program is focused primarily for UPSC aspirants who are in college or have completed the college studies and are looking out for a complete coverage of GS concepts with current affairs, relevant to build the understanding for the UPSC Prelims & Mains examination.

Our expert best-in-class faculties, first build the base on which detailed and analytical discussions can follow, and then inter-link the topics to create complete understanding of the syllabus, so that aspirants not only have textbook knowledge but can also apply it in real life scenarios.

We shape civil servants out of aspirants!

This program is ideal for all UPSC CSE 2024/25 Aspirants.

The following is the Structure of our GS Foundation

  • Course Duration: 10 Months
  • Course Commencement Date - 29th January 2024
  • 250+ sessions spread over a duration of 10 months (Each session with 2.5 hours).
  • 625+ hours of Program for complete course coverage.
  • Class timings: 08:30 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Complete Coverage of Syllabus with Approach to Answer Writing and Tricks to Solve MCQs.
  • This program starts with building a strong base through NCERTs and then focuses on the complete coverage of GS papers (1 - 4).

The following are the reasons why the GS Foundation 

  • Students have the choice to ask doubts and interact with the faculty in real-time. This enhances class engagement and the attainability of the key concepts.
  • Well-designed pedagogy as per changing trends of the examination.
  • Peer interaction and discussion platforms ensure that you stay connected to other aspirants and remain in a mind-simulating and competitive environment throughout your preparation.
  • Our faculties with cumulative experience of more than 80+ teaching years are also involved in curating and overviewing all the content and tests, to ensure quality and coherence with UPSC CSE exam.
  • Our handout includes hand-written notes with proper flow charts, diagrams, data, and links to help better learning with class summaries after each class.
  • Daily Synopsis & Mains Answers are checked by Subject Experts, who provide prompt feedbacks and suggest students corrective measures they should take to write answers intuitively.
  • Our team is committed towards input (timely coverage of syllabus, content, thought provoking sessions, study material) and output (regular descriptive and objective tests with UPSC compatible questions and evaluation) based approach.

  • All GS Foundation Offline Classes can be accessed as recorded sessions for 3 days from the date of the class.
  • For example, a class that was scheduled on 21st December in an offline mode will be available for viewing in online mode till 24th December.
  • However, post-completion of the offline classes, all lectures will be available for viewing any number of times till the Validity of the Course.
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At Edukemy, we believe in making quality education accessible to all. Our GS Foundation Course for UPSC offers competitive fees without compromising on the quality of education. Reach out to our admissions team to inquire about the fees and kickstart your UPSC journey today. Here is the fee structure:

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GS Foundation Course Details for UPSC Preparation

If you're aspiring to crack the UPSC examination, laying a solid foundation is crucial. A comprehensive foundation course serves as the bedrock for your journey towards success in the Civil Services Examination.

The GS Foundation Course for UPSC Preparation at Edukemy will focus on Syllabus Completion along with a Test Series for Prelims and Mains.

The coverage of the syllabus will be for both Prelims and Mains. We will be asking you to do certain test activities, based on which you can be a part of the Top 40. This Batch of Top 40 is then made to study through activities like NCERT Reading, Marathon Sessions, etc.

What is a GS Foundation Course for UPSC at Edukemy?

Our foundation course for UPSC, especially in General Studies (GS), is designed to equip aspirants with a robust understanding of the various subjects and topics that comprise the UPSC syllabus. It lays the groundwork for in-depth preparation across diverse disciplines, including history, geography, polity, economy, science and technology, environment, and current affairs. Our GS Foundation Course will focus on Syllabus Completion. Apart from that, we will also be providing you Notes for the Subject. The PDF version of the notes can be found here - Link.

GS Foundation Course Syllabus for UPSC

The syllabus for UPSC foundation courses typically encompasses a wide array of subjects. It includes:

GS Foundation Course Subjects

Apart from the core subjects mentioned above, GS foundation course will also cover aspects like Ethics, Aptitude, Essay writing. These are vital components of the UPSC examination and require dedicated attention during the preparation phase.

Is a GS Foundation Course Necessary for UPSC?

While it's not mandatory, a foundation course significantly enhances your preparedness for the UPSC examination. It provides structured guidance, clarifies fundamental concepts, and helps streamline your study approach. Moreover, it ensures comprehensive coverage of the vast UPSC syllabus, giving you a competitive edge in the exam.

Online GS Foundation Course for UPSC

In today's digital age, online GS foundation courses have gained immense popularity. These courses offer the flexibility to study at your own pace, access high-quality content, and benefit from expert guidance through virtual classrooms, video lectures, and interactive study materials. Our Online GS Foundation Course is generally valid till Mains of the Batch year.

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Choosing the best GS foundation course depends on various factors such as faculty expertise, course content, student reviews, and affordability. It's essential to opt for a course that aligns with your learning style and provides comprehensive coverage of the UPSC syllabus.

GS Foundation Course for UPSC Fees

The fees for GS foundation courses vary depending on the institute, course duration, and mode of delivery (offline or online). While some institutes offer affordable options, others may charge higher fees for premium facilities and additional features. It's advisable to explore different options and compare fee structures before making a decision.

At Edukemy, our GS Foundation Course is now priced at Rs. 24999/- (Online) & Rs. 49,999/- (Offline)

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Joining a GS foundation batch allows you to study alongside like-minded aspirants under the guidance of experienced faculty members. It fosters a competitive yet supportive learning environment, facilitating peer-to-peer interaction, doubt resolution, and collaborative study sessions.

 

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