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UPSC CSE GS Integrated Course

  • Complete coverage of GS syllabus (Paper 1, 2, 3 & 4), Essay, and CSAT with 250+ Live Lecture led by Shabbir Sir
  • Simultaneous exploration of Analytical Topics through 50+ Advanced Classes.
  • Effective MCQ-solving and answer-writing strategies.
  • Weekly Current Affairs Classes, discussions and quizzes
  • Emphasis on cultivating Analytical and Logical Skills through application-based learning
  • Marathon Sessions on NCERTs, PYQs for Prelims, and Synopsis Creation Sessions!
  • Engagement in enjoyable sessions with Edukemy's Happy Hours.
    • Weekly interactive sessions with students incorporating games and competitions for concept retention.
    • Happy Hours are designed as interactive problem-solving sessions, blending fun activities with quick quizzes to reinforce learning.
    • Building and assessing students' personalities through Edukemy's YUVA Approach.

How is GS Integrated different from GS Foundation?

  • GS Integrated distinguishes itself by prioritizing not only Syllabus Completion but also EXAM READINESS with Edukemy's flagship GS Advanced Classes, unlike the GS Foundation.

Edukemy's UPSC CSE GS Integrated course has been consistently rated 4.9 out of 5 by our students.

 

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20+

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Prelims Tests
  • Complete coverage of GS syllabus (Paper 1, 2, 3 & 4), Essay, and CSAT with 250+ Live Lecture led by Shabbir Sir
  • Simultaneous exploration of Analytical Topics through 50+ Advanced Classes.
  • Effective MCQ-solving and answer-writing strategies.
  • Weekly Current Affairs Classes, discussions and quizzes
  • Emphasis on cultivating Analytical and Logical Skills through application-based learning
  • Marathon Sessions on NCERTs, PYQs for Prelims, and Synopsis Creation Sessions!
  • Engagement in enjoyable sessions with Edukemy's Happy Hours.
    • Weekly interactive sessions with students incorporating games and competitions for concept retention.
    • Happy Hours are designed as interactive problem-solving sessions, blending fun activities with quick quizzes to reinforce learning.
    • Building and assessing students' personalities through Edukemy's YUVA Approach.

How is GS Integrated different from GS Foundation?

  • GS Integrated distinguishes itself by prioritizing not only Syllabus Completion but also EXAM READINESS with Edukemy's flagship GS Advanced Classes, unlike the GS Foundation.

Edukemy's UPSC CSE GS Integrated course has been consistently rated 4.9 out of 5 by our students.

 

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  • 250+ Live Classes - GS Foundation
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  • Prelims & Mains Support Program with Test Series
    • Focussed preparation for Prelims and Mains with Marathon Sessions!
  • 20 Booklets for GS (PDF)
  • 200+ L1 & L2 Level Questions with Model Answers
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UPSC IAS Syllabus for Prelims & Mains 2024 

UPSC IAS Prelims Paper 1 Syllabus 2024  

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

UPSC IAS Prelims Syllabus CSAT Syllabus 2024   

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

UPSC IAS Syllabus for UPSC Mains GS-I   

  • Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.  
  • Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present – significant events, personalities, issues.  
  • The Freedom Struggle — its various stages and important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.  
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.  
  • 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 the society.  
  • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.  
  • Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.  
  • Effects of globalization on Indian society.  
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.  
  • Salient features of world’s physical geography.  
  • 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).  
  • 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   

  • Constitution of India —historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.  
  • 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.  
  • Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.  
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.  
  • Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • 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.  
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.  
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.  
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.  
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  
  • Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.  
  • 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.  
  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.  
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.  
  • Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.  
  • Role of civil services in a democracy.  
  • India and its neighbourhood- relations.  
  • Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting  India’s interests.  
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.  
  • Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.   

UPSC IAS Syllabus for Mains GS-III   

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.  
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.  
  • Government Budgeting.  
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India.  
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.  
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.  
  • Investment models.  
  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.  
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.  
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.  
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.  
  • Disaster and disaster management.  
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.  
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.  
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.  
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism.  
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.  

UPSC IAS Syllabus for Mains GS-IV   

  • 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.  
  • Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.  
  • 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.  
  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.  
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.  
  • 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.
  • 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.  
  • Case Studies on the above issues.

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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 General Studies 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.

 

  • 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, Tricks to Solve MCQs and techique of Essay Writing.
  • This program starts with building a strong base through NCERTs and then focuses on the complete coverage of GS papers (1 - 4) along with fastrack coverage of CSAT topics right before the Prelims exam to help you qualify.

  • Students have the choice to ask doubts, and interact with the faculty in real time. This enhances class engagement and retainability 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 Integrated 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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The Importance of IAS Coaching in Civil Services Preparation

IAS coaching involves comprehensive support tailored to candidates aiming to excel in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) examinations, including the Civil Services Examination (CSE), and the Indian Forest Service Examination (IFSE), among others. Its primary objective is to guide aspirants effectively, potentially minimizing the number of attempts required to achieve their desired rank, post, and cadre.

Quality IAS coaching extends beyond classroom instruction, offering valuable post-class assistance such as mentorship, assessments, schedules, and supplementary resources to reinforce learning.

Effective IAS coaching ensures students retain and apply the knowledge acquired during classes, empowering them to tackle various assessment formats confidently.

What are the benefits of IAS coaching?

IAS coaching provides candidates with structured guidance, study materials, simulated exams, and expert insights to bolster their prospects in the fiercely competitive IAS examinations.

Consider a scenario where you aspire to become an IAS Officer. Upon reviewing the syllabus, you notice potential overlaps between the Prelims and Mains syllabi. The sheer volume of questions becomes overwhelming while exploring the previous year's questions (PYQs) for insights.

Quality IAS coaching includes mentors who possess intimate knowledge of when questions on specific topics typically appear in the actual exam. This streamlines your study process, saving time and effort in navigating vast amounts of material for targeted analysis.

This is why we advocate for the GS Integrated Course, among the premier IAS coaching programs. It offers a meticulously structured curriculum, emphasizing syllabus completion, answer writing practice, and thorough preparation for Prelims and Mains examinations.

Choosing the Right IAS Coaching Institute: Factors to Consider

From our perspective, a commendable IAS coaching institute encompasses all essential components. It should provide comprehensive study materials covering the entire syllabus, proficient teachers specializing in each subject, adequate infrastructure to facilitate engaging classroom sessions, supportive mentors available beyond class hours, and practice tests that mirror the standards of IAS examinations.

However, an exemplary IAS coaching institute goes beyond mere provision; it operates with a clear purpose.

Such an institution guides students on effective note-taking techniques and synthesis methods.

It features esteemed mentors, referred to as gurus, who offer profound insights into subjects and steer students toward their objectives.

Its infrastructure not only caters to classroom needs but also extends support to students seeking assistance outside of regular sessions.

Mentors at the forefront of top IAS coaching institutes act as beacons, illuminating the path to success.

Moreover, these institutes don't just offer quality tests but also impart strategies on how to approach them effectively, ensuring holistic preparation.

Top IAS Coaching Centers in Delhi

Delhi boasts numerous top-notch UPSC coaching centers, each offering unique advantages. Among the renowned establishments are Edukemy IAS, Vajiram and Ravi, Chanakya IAS Academy, ALS IAS, and others. Selecting the right coaching center hinges on individual preferences and learning inclinations.

However, a pivotal aspect distinguishing a top UPSC coaching center is the underlying philosophy it adheres to.

A robust philosophy, supported by a track record of producing successful candidates, serves as a reliable indicator of a coaching center's caliber.

One of the fundamental philosophies crucial for UPSC coaching centers is prioritizing the needs of learners. A steadfast commitment to fostering both academic growth and personal development should be evident. Ideally, this mirrors the qualities expected of successful UPSC candidates.

Online vs. Offline IAS Coaching: Pros and Cons

Choosing between online and offline coaching for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) exam depends on various factors and individual preferences. Here are some pros and cons of each:

Online IAS Coaching:

Pros:

Cons:

Offline IAS Coaching:

Pros:

Cons:

Ultimately, the choice between online and offline coaching depends on factors such as your learning style, schedule, budget, and preferences for interaction and flexibility. It's essential to weigh the pros and cons of each option and choose the one that aligns best with your needs and circumstances.

Strategies for Success in IAS Coaching

Success in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) examination requires a combination of hard work, dedication, and strategic planning. Here are some key strategies for success through IAS coaching:

By following these strategies and staying committed to your preparation, you can increase your chances of success in the IAS examination. Remember that success in the IAS exam requires both hard work and smart planning.

Role of Mock Tests in IAS Coaching

Mock tests play a crucial role in IAS (Indian Administrative Service) coaching for several reasons:

When considering IAS coaching, individuals often debate between personalized and group coaching approaches. Each has its advantages and can cater to different learning styles and preferences:

Personalized IAS Coaching:

Group IAS Coaching:

Challenges Faced by Aspirants & how IAS Coaching help them

Aspirants pursuing IAS coaching often encounter various challenges throughout their preparation journey. These challenges can significantly impact their performance and require proactive strategies to overcome. Some common challenges include:

To deal with these challenges faced by Aspirants, IAS Coachings come in the picture.

 

Benefits of Integrated Coaching Programs for IAS Preparation

An Integrated IAS Coaching Program is a program focused on complete preparation of the student, starting from the Foundation through NCERTs, being able to handle Current Affairs, Advanced Level content, assessments, as well as Optional Preparation! The following are some of the advantages of an Integrated IAS Coaching Program:

Time Management Tips for IAS Coaching Students

Create a Study Schedule: Develop a comprehensive study schedule that allocates specific time slots for each subject/topic. Be realistic about the time needed for each subject and factor in breaks.

The Role of Current Affairs in IAS Coaching

To effectively integrate current affairs into IAS coaching, institutes typically offer daily, weekly, or monthly updates, conduct discussions and debates on relevant topics, provide study materials focusing on recent events, and incorporate current affairs into mock tests and practice sessions. Additionally, aspirants are encouraged to read newspapers, magazines, online portals, and other sources regularly to stay updated.

How to Stay Motivated During IAS Coaching?

Staying motivated during IAS (Indian Administrative Service) coaching can be challenging due to the intensity of the preparation process and the long duration of the exam. However, here are some strategies that can help you stay motivated:

Remember, staying motivated is a journey, and it's normal to have ups and downs. Be kind to yourself, stay persistent, and keep moving forward towards your goal.

IAS Coaching: Does Brand Name Matter?

The importance of the brand name in IAS coaching can vary depending on several factors:

In summary, while a strong brand name can be advantageous for an IAS coaching institute, it is not the sole determinant of success. Factors such as faculty quality, past results, infrastructure, and location also play crucial roles in attracting students and delivering effective coaching. Ultimately, the effectiveness of coaching depends on the quality of education imparted and the support provided to aspirants in their preparation journey.

 

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