The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive examinations in India, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It is conducted in two phases namely - UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains. The Preliminary examination consists of two objective-type papers (General Studies and Aptitude Test - CSAT). The Mains examination consists of 9 papers of conventional (descriptive) type. The last phase of the examination includes a Personality Test (Interview). Once you enroll at ANALOG IAS, we stand by you all along your preparation and UPSC journey from the start to finish.
Pedagogy: A team of experienced faculty from different parts of India - Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Orissa and Hyderabad teach you. We give utmost importance to the quality of teaching and learning outcome. Classroom Experience - By listing down the topics and sub-topics of the prescribed syllabus, we simplify the concepts to help you crack the examination at all the three phases. Good Infrastructure - Fully air-conditioned classrooms, hygienic surroundings, highly responsive student support mechanisms, usage of new-age digital technology for better experience & understanding.
ABHYASA - Regular Test Programme - A programme designed to ‘Read-Test-Improvise-Remember’ the concepts for a longer period. Tests with MCQs & descriptive questions are conducted daily along with summary tests at regular intervals - weekly, fortnightly, monthly and quarterly.
Mentorship - Mentors will be guiding an aspirant with any aspect of the preparation, throughout the day.
Study Material - Regularly updated and revised material will be provided to stay in tune with highly dynamic syllabus.
Current Affairs Magazine - Weekly and monthly compilation of current affairs sourced from highly circulated Newspapers - The Hindu, Indian Express, Economic Times, Mint etc will be provided. Each Article gives detailed explanations relevant for both prelims and mains.
The subject gives you an idea about the Indian freedom struggle, the constitution of India, international organisations and related topics. The subject is relatively easy and simple to understand and there is ample study material available. This subject also includes International Relations.
Subjects: Political Science & International Relations
Chances of scoring high: If you get your mathematics optional right then you will make it to the final list.
Certainty: If you have attempted your paper well then you are sure that you will get good marks. For example, in the recent examination, just by attempting 400 marks paper you could have scored 260+ marks.
Fun: Mathematics is a delightful subject and helps you deviate from theory-heavy humanities subjects.
Impression: The fact that you have taken maths creates a good impression on interview board members. They may be pleased to see that you have opted for a tough optional.
Difficulty level: The difficulty level of Mathematics paper is quite moderate and almost all questions are directly picked from the standard textbooks.
The subject basically gives you an idea about government mechanisms and is generally regarded as easy and simple.
There is ample study material available for this subject and the questions are generally straight-forward. This subject will help you even in the essay paper and in your IAS interview too.
Subjects: Indian Polity and Governance, Public Administration (optional)
Explaining most relevant & applied aspects of physical, social, cultural, archaeological and tribal anthropology perspectives required exclusively for the mains examination with a holistic approach towards the subject. Comprehensive academic information would be provided in both paper based and digital formats.
The most essential winning edge is persuaded through dedicated test series for command over writing. One-on-one focus for personalised and strategic grooming of each candidate on a daily basis.
Subjects: Anthropology optional, Science & Technology
Sociology is a vital part of general studies paper and optional paper in Civil Services Mains Examination. Like other optional subjects, sociology has two papers. Paper I of Sociology deals with the fundamentals of Sociology where Paper II of Sociology optional deals with the Indian society, its structure, and change. This subject is also considered one of the easiest and comprehensible in the list of optionals.
Subjects: Sociology (optional),
Social Issues and Social Justice & International Relations