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The following different courses to meet the learning requirements of students at different stages of their preparation.

Foundation Course

These are pathways programmes designed for fresh aspirants of the Civil Services Exam. These preparation courses aim at laying the right foundation and guiding aspirants to understand the demand of the UPSC exam.

Targeted Courses

These are assessment programmes which focus on the upcoming examination only. They aim to cover only such themes on which questions may actually be asked in the exam. Targeted courses will benefit aspirants improve their scores manifold.

Foundation Course

General Studies Integrated

The GS (Integrated) is a comprehensive classroom programme which prepares aspirants holistically for both the Pre and Main stages of the Civil Services Exam.

Optional Subjects

Candidates have to choose one optional subject for the Main Examination. The Study Circle offers such subjects which have maximum syllabus overlap/connection and strategic relevance with the compulsory papers of General Studies.

Study Material

The study material published by the Study Circle is prepared with a clear intention to comprehensively yet in a focused manner impart only relevant knowledge and skills required to crack the civil services examination.

Targeted Courses

GS: Test Series (Pre 2019)

This is an intensive self-study and evaluation program that helps aspirants understand the real demand of UPSC paper, revise all important themes for the upcoming exam and form individual strategies to tackle time, pressure, attemptability and accuracy.

GS: QIP & Test Series (Main 2018)

This is a highly focused programme targeting only aspirants who will appear in the upcoming exam. It is an exhaustive yet highly focused distance learning/classroom course that is designed to not only help aspirants become fluent at answer writing but also cover all themes expected in the exam.

Optional: Test Series (Mains 2018)

This is a highly targeted course most suitable for aspirants appearing in Mains 2018 or targeting Mains 2019

Interview Guidance

The objective of the programme is to work on the personality issue and the knowledge aspect of the candidate. The focal point of the interview is “you” and our Interview Guidance programme starts with keeping that in mind.

Continuous Learning Support – Online

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