Integrated GS Prelims cum Mains ONLINE+PSIR TABLET course Target-2025 (Batch 2)
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Why you should join Integrated Programme
Preparing for civil services exam is one of the most challenging and rewarding endeavours in India. The exam consists of three stages: Preliminary, Main, and Interview and took almost one and half year time as Prelims exam in May/June then Mains in September and followed by Interviews in February/March and final result comes May.
Hence civil services exam preparation requires a lot of hard work, dedication, perseverance, and strategy. The syllabus is vast and covers a wide range of topics, such as history, geography, polity, economy, science, environment, current affairs, ethics, etc. The candidates have to read and revise multiple sources of information, such as NCERT books, standard reference books, newspapers, magazines, reports, etc. They also have to practice writing answers, essays, and summaries in a clear, concise, and coherent manner. They have to develop their analytical, logical, and critical thinking skills, as well as their communication and interpersonal skills. They have to manage their time, stress, and emotions effectively, and cope with the pressure and uncertainty of the exam.
If above process is executed in silos like 'my strategy and plan for GS' and strategy and plan for Optional and Essay it will be duplication of work and decreases your efficiency.
With our unique Integrated GS plus PSIR integrated programme you can maximise your concentrated effort into success.
You can prepare for GS and PSIR simultaneously by following some of the tips given below:
Common parts of GS Paper I, II, III & IV and PSIR
PSIR and GS Paper I and II
• Analyse the syllabus and previous years’ papers of both GS and PSIR, and identify the common and overlapping topics. For example, governance, constitution, polity, social justice, international relations, post-independence consolidation, ideologies, social issues, security, and environment are some of the areas that are covered in both GS and PSIR.
• Make a study plan that covers both the GS and PSIR syllabus in a balanced and integrated manner. You can allocate time and resources according to the weightage and importance of each topic. You can also prioritize the topics that are more relevant and dynamic for the current affairs and the exam trends.
• Refer to the standard books and sources for both GS and PSIR, and make notes of the important concepts, facts, and examples. You can also use the NCERT books, the IGNOU material, and the Shubhra Ranjan’s notes as the base for your preparation. You can also supplement your reading with newspapers, magazines, reports, and online sources.
• Practice writing answers, essays, and summaries for both GS and PSIR, and improve your writing skills, presentation skills, and time management skills. You can also join a test series or a peer group to get feedback and guidance on your performance. You can also solve the previous years’ papers and mock tests to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and expectations.
• Revise the topics regularly and update your knowledge with the latest developments and issues. You can also use mnemonics, diagrams, charts, tables, or flashcards to aid your memory and retention. You can also watch videos, podcasts, webinars, or documentaries to enhance your understanding and interest in the topics.
• Develop your analytical, logical, and critical thinking skills, as well as your communication and interpersonal skills. You can also participate in discussions, debates, quizzes, or mock interviews to improve your confidence and expression. You can also read the opinions and perspectives of various scholars, thinkers, and experts on the topics, and form your own views and arguments.
The common part of GS paper III and PSIR
• Security: This topic covers the internal and external security threats and challenges faced by India and the world, such as terrorism, insurgency, cyber and nuclear security, defence and military strategies, regional and global security issues, etc. For example, you can check out the web search result for the GS paper three question paper and analysis for UPSC 2023, where you can see questions on cyber security, border management, and maritime security.
• Environment: This topic covers the environmental issues and concerns that affect India and the world, such as climate change, sustainable development, energy and natural resources, biodiversity and conservation, environmental governance and policies, etc. For example, you can check out the web search result for the UPSC syllabus for PSIR paper two, where you can see topics on environmental determinism, global environmental governance, and India’s role in global environmental politics.
Common part of GS Paper IV and PSIR
• The ethical dimensions of various political issues, such as democracy, human rights, justice, equality, liberty, secularism, nationalism, etc. These topics are covered in both the PSIR paper I and II and the ethics paper. They require the candidates to have a clear understanding of the concepts, theories, and principles of ethics and political philosophy, and to apply them to the contemporary situations and problems.
• The ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by the civil servants and public officials in their professional and personal lives, such as corruption, nepotism, whistle-blowing, accountability, transparency, integrity, probity, etc. These topics are covered in both the PSIR paper II and the ethics paper. They require the candidates to have a critical and analytical approach to the issues of governance, administration, and public service, and to suggest solutions and strategies to deal with them.
• The ethical values and virtues that are essential for the civil servants and public officials, such as honesty, empathy, compassion, courage, loyalty, commitment, etc. These topics are covered in both the PSIR paper II and the ethics paper. They require the candidates to have a positive and constructive attitude towards their roles and responsibilities, and to demonstrate their moral character and personality through their actions and decisions
Features of the GS +PSIR Integrated Programme
Features of GS Foundation Course
A. Expert Faculty - Daily 2.5 hrs class from Monday to Saturday conducted by highly experienced and qualified Faculty members who have great expertise in their respective domains.
B. Basic to advance - There will be 600hrs of lectures covering Prelims and Mains syllabus comprehensively from basic to advance.
C. Mentorship - Mentoring assistance is provided throughout the course. Providing both academic and motivational support.
D. Newspaper analysis: - Discussion of important editorials, UPSC oriented current topics by expert’s time to time.
E. Art of Answer writing: - Focused Answer Writing sessions for General Studies through weekly class test program.
1. To build the ""Art of Answer Writing"" within the course.
2. Question practise sessions for both Prelims and Mains.
3. The proper evaluation of answers is included with model answers.
4. Answer discussions with mentors.
F. Interview guidance: - Students who qualify the Mains Exam would be provided with Interview Guidance Programme.
G. Course Revision: - Students can access all general studies lectures in mobile application to boost their revision. This access will be remained available till CSE Mains 2025.
H. Hybrid:- The course comes with the hybrid feature, gives you options for both online/offline. The decision lies with student. "
Why Shubhrar Ranjan IAS
You want to decide where I should join for civil services preparation? Enrolled with us for a demo class.
Quality and depth of the teaching, and the clarity and simplicity of the concepts friendly and supportive environment through dedicated mentorship programme with positive and constructive feedback will make you that you had found the right place to prepare for the exam without any hesitation.
Once you will join you will realize that joining the Shubhra Ranjan was the best decision you had ever made. You will learn a lot from the faculty and the fellow students, and will improve your knowledge and skills in both GS and PSIR. You will also develop analytical, logical, and critical thinking skills, as well as his communication and interpersonal skills.
You will also gain a lot of confidence and optimism, and became more focused and disciplined in your preparation. You will also enjoy the learning process, and he developed a passion and interest in the topics.
Our guidance and strategy, will help you to revised the topics regularly and updated knowledge with the latest developments and issues our Newspaper analysis program. With our weekly test program, you practiced writing answers, essays, and summaries, and he improve writing skills, presentation skills, and time management skills.
With our PQY practice sessions and mock tests, and you will familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and expectations and your participation in test discussions, daily telegram channel quizzes will help you to improv your confidence.
In PSIR when you will read the opinions and perspectives of various scholars, thinkers, and experts on the topics, you will be able to form your own views and arguments.
If you are ready to face the exam, and want to perform well in all the stages and clear the preliminary, main, and interview stages with flying colours, and secure a high rank in the final merit list.
Once you join you will realize that joining the coaching was the key to his success, and even you will recommend it to your friends and juniors who were preparing for the exam.
PSIR Start Date : 19 Feb, 2024
PSIR Batch Timings : 02 PM to 04:30 PM
PSIR Days of classes : Monday to Saturday
GS Batch Begins : 22 Feb 2024.
GS Duration : 11-12 months
GS Batch Timings : 5 PM to 07:30 PM
A. Under the Course, the Samsung Tablet (Wi-Fi + LTE, 32GB) will be provided by the Institute to access the Course.
B. A 4G SIM card or Wi-Fi connection with a minimum 10 MBPS Internet speed is required to view the tablet course.
C. In Tablet mode, the Course Lectures will be relayed followed by a Q&A session (to Ask Questions) on our Exclusive Shubhra Ranjan TABLET (Samsung Tablet).
D. The Tablet shall be configured to use only Shubhra Ranjan Tablet App during the Course. The students can use the Tablet as any normal Tablet after the completion of the Course.
E. The Tablet shall be delivered to your address as provided at the time of admission. In case you plan to collect at our office address please do inform us by mailing us at email@example.com.
F. In Tablet Mode, the GS Course Lecture will be available in a recorded format for access till Mains 2025 with a maximum of 3 views.
G. The General Studies Tablet course is designed to allow a maximum of 2250 hours of viewing for 300 lectures. Each lecture has a duration of 2.5 hours.
H. There is no provision to top-up the viewing time for the tablet course.