Demystifying Economics- Core & Current Affairs Buildup Lecture Series 2020
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Importance of Economics for UPSC
Year Questions asked
Thus on an average 1/4th of the prelims paper can be solved easily if you have good command in economics.
GS paper 3
Year Total Marks
2017 125 Marks
2016 112.5 Marks
2015 125 Marks
In Essay Paper
1 topic Every year
Total Weightage in mains: 375 Marks
Objectives of this course
Economics is not only the most important subject in all 3 tiers of the exam (Prelims, Mains and interview) but also the most feared subject
Rather than understanding the concepts , many aspirants indulge in rot learning and mugging up the concepts but since Economics is not a theoretical subject like History this method does not actually work in the actual exam. The objective of this course is make Economics as a subject interesting, lucid, layman and enjoyable.
After the end of the course economics will be on your fingertips and you will be able to apply that knowledge not just in UPSC exam but also in other subsidiary exams like State PSC, RBI Grade B, CAPF, SSC, Bank PO etc.
The other focus of this course is to strengthen the basics and conceptual clarity of the student so that he can apply that knowledge in understanding the contemporary economic issues.
Is it relevant only for UPSC students?
This course is relevant for not just UPSC students but also for State PSC, RBI Grade B, SSC, Bank PO and other competitive exams
What will this course offer?
1. Static Lectures
100 hours of static Lectures covering NCERT’s, All advanced UPSC books like Mishra and Puri, Dutt and Sundaram, Paul Krugman, Mankiw etc
2. Lectures on contemporary issues both 2019 Mains specific and 2019 Prelims specific
35 - 40 Hours of lectures on Contemporary issues (From 2012 to 2018)
Sources: All important magazines and newspapers like Economist, EPW, Livemint, Business Standard, Economic times
Notes on both static and current part will be given
6 Prelims test of Economics (100 Questions each)
6 Mains test (10 Questions each)
-Telegram group where the students can ask any doubts with the faculty. The students can also call the faculty at defined time everyday.
6. Unlimited access
Unlimited access of videos during the validity of the course. Can access the course 24/7 as per your convenience.
7. Special Coverage of Budget and Economic Survey 2019
About the Faculty
MPhil Economics (JNU)
Works at Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (NITI Aayog)
-Writes regularly in famous Indian and international weekly’s like Millenium post and Huffington post.
-Worked as Assistant Professor in Delhi University
MSc Economics (Gokhale institute of politics and Economics)
MS Financial Economics Carleton University Canada
NET (JRF) Economics Qualified
Core Faculty @ Civilsdaily.com