NCERT Foundation Course
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks hold significant importance in the preparation for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination. Here are several reasons why NCERT books are considered crucial:
1. Foundation Building: NCERT books provide a strong foundation in various subjects like history, geography, polity, economy, and science. They are written in a concise and comprehensive manner, making them ideal for developing a basic understanding of these subjects.
2. Clarity and Simplicity: NCERT books are known for their clarity and simplicity in explaining complex concepts. This helps aspirants, especially those from non-specialized backgrounds, grasp fundamental ideas and principles easily.
3. Standard Content: UPSC often draws questions directly from NCERT textbooks.
Hence, a thorough reading and understanding of these books can help in scoring well
in the Prelims exam.
4. Covers UPSC Syllabus: The syllabus for UPSC Prelims and Mains broadly aligns with the content covered in NCERT textbooks. Therefore, studying NCERT books ensures that you are covering the topics required for the examination.
5. Historical Perspective: NCERT books provide historical perspectives and context to various topics. This is essential for understanding the evolution of various aspects of Indian society and governance, which is often tested in the UPSC exams.
6. Breadth of Topics: NCERT books cover a wide range of subjects and topics, making them a one-stop resource for UPSC aspirants to build a well-rounded knowledge base.
7. Language Clarity: UPSC exams require clear and concise writing. Reading NCERT books helps aspirants improve their language and writing skills.
However, it's important to note that while NCERT books are a valuable resource, they are not the sole source of preparation for UPSC exams. Aspirants should also supplement their studies with other relevant books, newspapers, magazines, online resources, and practice tests to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the subjects and to stay updated with current affairs.
Additionally, NCERT books may not cover some advanced topics required for the Mains exam, so candidates should refer to other foundation and advance courses conducted by Shubhra Ranjan IAS in-depth knowledge.
• 208+ hours of offline/live online classes covering all NCERTs from class 6th-12th (in approximately 4 months).
• Prelims and Mains Strategies: Offer separate strategies and resources for Prelims and Mains, as these stages have different requirements and examination patterns.
• Incorporate Current Affairs: Integrate current affairs and contemporary issues into the course. UPSC exams have a significant component of current events and general awareness.
• Practice Questions: Include practice questions and mock tests to help students assess their understanding and prepare for the exam format. Ensure that the questions are of the same standard as UPSC questions.
• Provide Reference Materials: Suggest reference books, articles, and other study materials that complement the course. UPSC aspirants often refer to a variety of sources for in-depth knowledge.
• PYQ: Understanding themes & trends of the UPSC CSE Exam through PYQs
• Faculty interaction: Maximum opportunity for students to interact with the faculty to build conceptual clarity and analytical skills.
• Course Validity: Videos will be available for 12 months from the date of subscription/registration.
• NCERT-based Test Series: 10 full-length Objective tests based on NCERTs (100 Questions each).
• Mentorship: support to track the student's performance and guide them on important aspects.
• Zoom sessions: with mentors focusing on different aspects of the preparation e.g. answer writing, newspaper reading, notes-making etc.
Subjects to be taught (NCERTs from class 6th-12th)
5. Ancient history
6. Medieval history
7. Modern history
8. Art and culture
Course Fee : Rs 9,000/- (New Student)
Rs 7,000/- (Old Student)
Date Begins : 27/Nov/2023
Duration : 4 Months
Batch Timings : 2 PM to 04:30 PM