Benefits of the Course

  • Greater chances of selection a young age
  • Time is not wasted in preparation after graduation. You can directly appear in Exam.
  • Better understanding of subjects as you will preparation.
  • Each major subject will be
  • Can work and overcome your weaknesses.
  • Improve your answer writing skills.
  • Newspaper reading and Current affairs are important to clear the exam and during the course you will prepare 2 years Current affairs.
  • NCERTs form the base for cracking Civil Services Examination. Course will provide you good understanding of NCERTs.

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Challenges associated:

  • Problems in understanding the nature of examination and syllabus of UPSC
  • Keeping the motivation high and focus intact.
  • Achieving the UPSC standard of writing.
  • Problems in maintaining a balance between self-study and coaching schedule.

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Brief about the Course

  • It’s a unique course in which students are enrolled in Upgraded Foundation Course
    (UFC).
  • This integrated programme is designed to provide students a One Stop Solution for
    India’s prestigious UPSC Civil Services Examination
  • In one year of preparation the student is groomed in a manner to have expertise in the
    subject area, as well as develop the aptitude to crack the civil services examination.
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UPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern

3 levels of the selection process:

  • Preliminary Examination: 2 paper: General studies and CSAT
  • Main Examination: 4 GS papers, Essay, Optional
  • Interview

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

Paper-1

  • Current events of National and Internal importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography: Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and World
  • Indian Polity and Governance: Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development: Sustainable development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate change- that do not require subject specialization.
  • General science.

Paper-2

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (number and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (Charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)

Main Examination

Paper-1: Essay

Paper-2: GS-I: Indian Heritage and Culture, History, and Geography of World and Society

Paper-3: GS-II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and Interrelation Relations

Paper-4: GS-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management

Paper-5: GS-IV: Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude.

Optional: Paper-1

Optional: Paper-2

Course Details

First Year

SubjectApproach
History: India and World• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Geography: India and World• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Indian Polity, Constitution and
Governance
• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Indian Economy• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Environment and Ecology• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Science and Technology• Basics from NCERTs
• MCQ tests based on NCERTs
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests

Current Affairs

ContentFrequencyApproach
News Paper analysisTwice a week• MCQ test: Monthly
• Subjective test:
Monthly
Current AffairsTwice a week• MCQ test: Monthly
• Subjective test:
Monthly
Magazines: Yojana,
Kurukshetra
Twice a week• MCQ test: Monthly
• Subjective test:
Monthly
India Yearbook and
Economic Survey
Once a week• MCQ test: Monthly
• Subjective test:
Monthly

Answer Writing

  • Time: 10 Hrs.
  • Understanding the pattern UPSC questions.
  • Basic understanding of demand for questions, Keywords and approaches
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Answer Writing

Essay Writing

ApproachFrequency
Introduction to types of EssaysPractice as per your speed
Different styles of Essay writingPractice as per your speed
Weekly Essay writing practiceOnce a Week
Monthly TestsEvery Month

CSAT

TopicsApproach
Comprehension• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Interpersonal Skills and
Communication Skills
• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Logical reasoning and analytical ability• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Decision Making and problem-solving• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
General mental ability• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Basic numeracy• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Data interpretation• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test

Second Year

GS-I

SubjectsApproach
Art and Culture• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
History of India and World• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Indian Society and Social
issues
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Geography of India and
World
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests

GS-II

SubjectsApproach
Indian Polity, Constitution, and
Governance
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
International Relations• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Social Justice• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests

GS-III

SubjectsApproach
Indian Polity, Constitution, and
Governance
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
International Relations• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests
Social Justice• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• MCQ tests after subject completion
• Subjective tests

GS-IV

SubjectsApproach
Ethics, Integrity, and
Aptitude
• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• Subjective tests
Case Studies• Deeper understanding of the subject
matter
• Subjective tests

Essay Writing

ApproachFrequency
Introduction to types of EssaysPractice as per your speed
Different styles of Essay writingPractice as per your speed
Weekly Essay writing practiceOnce a Week
Monthly TestsEvery Month

Optional Subject

PaperApproach
Paper-I• Deeper understanding of the subject matter
• Topic wise/ Unit wise Subjective tests
• Paper completion tests
• Subject Completion tests
Paper-II

CSAT

TopicsApproach
Comprehension• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Interpersonal Skills and
Communication Skills
• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Logical reasoning and analytical ability• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Decision Making and problem-solving• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
General mental ability• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Basic numeracy• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test
Data interpretation• Basic understanding of the
subject matter
• Daily practice sets
• Weekly MCQ tests/ Subject
• Completion Test

Summary

YearDurationHighlights
First Year:10
Months
• NCERT based MCQ tests
• 6 Subject Completion tests (Both MCQ and Subjective
tests)
• 10 Current affairs tests (Both MCQ and Subjective tests)
• 1 Yearly test (Both MCQ and Subjective tests)
• 15 Essay writing practice sets
• CSAT practice sets and 1 Subject completion MCQ test

——— Break ——–

YearDurationHighlights
Second
Year
10
Months
• 14 Subject Completion tests (Both MCQ and Subjective
tests)
• 10 Current affairs tests (Both MCQ and Subjective tests)
• 50 Ethics Case studies practice sets
• 15 Essay writing practice sets
• CSAT practice sets and 1 Subject completion MCQ test
• Chanakya Preliminary and Main Examination Test Series

——– Course Completion ——-

Class Schedule

  •  Timing of the classes will be notified before the start of the course
  • Chanakya will conduct its own subject completion tests which will be compulsory for all the students enrolled in the programme.
  • Failing to attempt the exam student will be provided with one chance after getting permission from the authority only.

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