OPTIONALS: Crash Course & Test Series (Mains 2017)

– REGULAR batches, in English & Hindi medium, will commence from 30 June 2017.

Course Description The Crash Course & Test Series (TS) Programme has been designed for improving candidates’ learning outcomes. The main purpose is to help candidates:

  • Revise and update their knowledge in all the important themes of the syllabus through targeted discussions
  • Evaluate what they have studied through Test Series
  • Improve their learning outcomes through Writing Practice and Test Discussions

Overall, augment their preparation towards UPSC exam.

Tests and Test Discussions
  • Difficulty level: The difficulty level of the test questions will be exactly that of UPSC. It will not be below that. It will not be way above that either, just to impress the candidates. Focus will not be just on testing the factual clarity. The logical standard of the questions will be high, which is the actual pattern of the UPSC.
  • No. of tests: 8-10 tests comprising
    – Thematic Tests: Focusing on specific themes in the syllabus
    – Full Length Tests: Exam exact simulation
  • Sit-down tests: All the tests will be conducted in Sit-Down format exactly in exam like situation under strict discipline. Tests will be conducted at fixed timings only (as in the subject wise test schedule).
    Online option also available in case of Tests and Test discussions only
    – The Study Circle will email test booklets
    – Students can take print of the booklets and write their answers in the available space
    – The evaluated copies will be emailed back to students
    – Videos of the Recorded Test Discussions will be made available for viewing
Duration – 3 months (crash course for Mains 2017)
– Classes will be held for 2 hours, 5-6 days a week from Monday to Saturday
Subjects Available and medium of instruction
Subject Medium Campus
Political Science English Delhi
Public Administration English Delhi, Bengaluru, Jaipur
History English Delhi
History Hindi Delhi
Sociology English Delhi, Bengaluru
Geography English Delhi, Bengaluru, Jaipur
Law English Delhi

Admission FeeFull Course : INR 30,500
Test Series with Test Discussions only: INR 16,500
for Rau’s Optional 2016 students: Complimentary
For Rau’s ex-Students: INR 10,500StatusAdmissions Open, Apply Now