• Exam: UPSC
  • Medium of Instruction: English (Bilingual)
  • Course Name: NCERT Basics For UPSC (Online)
  • Mode of Teaching: Online
  • Fees: 4999/- + 18% GST
  • Location: Online
  • Date of Launch: 24th June 2024
  • Course Duration: 10 to 12 Months
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Course Features:

  1. The batch starts on 24th June. The course will be completed in 10-12 months.
  2. Weekend Batch. 2 classes per week.
  3. In-depth preparation for each topic included in the course.
  4. Team: Teaching by the team of IQRA under the leadership of Avadh Ojha.
  5. Course Duration: Approximately 300+ hours of 100+ classes. The entire syllabus starts from the fundamental level.
  6. An academic support and mentorship team is available to clear candidates’ doubts.
  7. Online access to classes, with the facility to watch classes an unlimited number of times for 1 year (option to extend the validity of the course at any time with a minimum payment).
  8. Complete coverage of the syllabus on time.
  9. Other free facilities:
    1. Subject-specific tests
    2. Current affairs classes and materials
    3. Updated study material


Learn from the UPSC Top Faculty from Delhi.

  1. History by Avadh Ojha Sir, Mohammad Zia Sir.
  2. Economics by S.K. Jha Sir and Abhinav Sir.
  3. Indian Polity by Sanjay Singh Sir & Irshad Khan Sir.
  4. International Relation by Chandra Shekhar Sir & Irshad Khan Sir.
  5. Science & Tech / Environment & Ecology by Neeraj Nachiketa sir & KV Paurya Sir.
  6. Geography by G Rabbani Sir & Abhijit Chaugule Sir.
  7. Current Affairs by Mayank Sir.
  8. Social Issues and Indian Society by Ravina Mam
  9. Ethics GS Paper IV by Abhimanyu Sir
  • Course Fee: Rs. 4,999/- INR + 18% GST
Course Faculty


Learn from the UPSC Top Faculty from Delhi.

  1. History by Avadh Ojha Sir, Mohammad Zia Sir.
  2. Economics by S.K. Jha Sir and Abhinav Sir.
  3. Indian Polity by Sanjay Singh Sir & Irshad Khan Sir.
  4. International Relation by Chandra Shekhar Sir & Irshad Khan Sir.
  5. Science & Tech / Environment & Ecology by Neeraj Nachiketa sir & KV Paurya Sir.
  6. Geography by G Rabbani Sir & Abhijit Chaugule Sir.
  7. Current Affairs by Mayank Sir.
  8. Social Issues and Indian Society by Ravina Mam
  9. Ethics GS Paper IV by Abhimanyu Sir
Course Fees
  • Course Fee: Rs. 4,999/- INR + 18% GST
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Premier Faculty and Teaching Excellence

Top Faculties at IQRA: Spearheaded by the distinguished Ojha Sir, our faculty comprises leading experts in their respective fields, dedicated to delivering unparalleled UPSC coaching.

Quality of Teaching: Our teaching quality matches and exceeds the standards set by renowned institutions in Delhi. Through innovative methodologies and personalized attention, we ensure that our students receive the best possible preparation, fostering a deep understanding of all subjects.


Comprehensive Curriculum and Evaluation

  • Conceptual Mastery: Achieve deep understanding across all UPSC subjects with solid foundational knowledge.
  • Dynamic Evaluation System: Improve consistently with daily assignments, weekly tests, and monthly exams tailored to track your progress.

Enhanced Learning and Preparation Tools

Current Affairs Module: Stay updated with daily national and international news relevant to UPSC.

Structured Test Series: Sharpen test-taking skills with our Prelims, Mains, and CSAT series, reflecting the UPSC exam pattern.


Special coverages and Resources

Essay Writing: Elevate essay skills focusing on ethics, societal impacts, and current topics.

Customized Study Material: Access up-to-date, tailored study content designed for the UPSC syllabus.


Personalised Support and Digital Access

Mentorship Program: Benefit from expert guidance, doubt resolution, and strategic advice one-on-one.

Digital Classroom: Enjoy a tech-savvy learning environment with online resources for uninterrupted education.


Engagement and Flexibility:

Interactive Learning: Participate in an engaging blend of lectures, discussions, and Q&A sessions.

Flexible Learning Options: Choose from offline, online, or hybrid modes to suit your schedule and preferences.


Insights and Experiences:

Guest Lectures: Gain valuable insights from UPSC toppers and bureaucrats through interactive talks.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Study with the latest technology, ensuring a productive and accessible learning experience.

Frequently Asked Questions?

Question Answer
Can I prepare for the exam at home? With sufficient study material, proper notes, books, and access to online and offline resources, preparation at home is feasible.
Which are the best books for online exam preparation? A vast booklist is needed due to multiple subjects in the exam. Candidates can find a detailed list of UPSC Books in the linked articles.
Are previous year’s question papers available online? Yes, previous year’s question papers are free on the official website and various online portals.
Which optional subject must I choose for the UPSC exam? Choose based on basic knowledge, interest, academic background, past UPSC analysis, easy availability of study material, and external assistance/coaching availability.
Which subject is recommended for graduation to crack the UPSC Exam? No specific recommendation, but humanities may have a slight edge. However, your graduation subject choice doesn’t make a significant difference.
Where can I find study material for exam preparation? Comprehensive syllabus coverage requires the finest study material, available both online and offline, including books, video lectures, and notes.
Can I choose an optional subject that I have not studied during my graduation? Yes, candidates can choose any subject as their optional paper, regardless of their academic background during graduation.
Is one year enough to prepare for the IAS Exam? One year of thorough preparation, hard work, and dedicated studies can be enough to crack the IAS Exam.
Can I crack the exam without enrolling myself in a coaching institute? Yes, with sufficient study materials, proper planning, and dedicated self-study, it’s possible to crack the exam without coaching. Coaching institutes mainly assist with understanding concepts and exam patterns, but hard work and dedication are the keys.
Key Aspects Details
Exam Structure & Selection – Preliminary Examination (Objective)

– Mains Examination (Written)

– Personality Test (Interview)

Negative Marking – Applicable in Preliminary Exam for incorrect answers, with 1/3rd marks deduction.
Preliminary Exam Pattern – Two General Studies papers  – 200 marks each  – 2 hours duration  – Objective type
Language Options – Papers available in Hindi and English, except for language literature papers.
Qualifying Marks – Minimum 25% in language papers  – No minimum qualifying marks for Interview.
Mode of Exam – Offline for both Prelims and Mains
Mains Exam Pattern – Includes various papers totaling 1750 marks  – Plus 275 marks for Personality Test (Total: 2025 marks)
Optional Subject Success Rate – Varies; dependent on candidate choice and number. Selection is critical for success.
Results – Available on the official UPSC website, with a downloadable list of shortlisted candidates for Prelims and Mains.
Eligibility Criteria Details
Minimum Educational Qualification – Degree from a recognized University or equivalent  – Final year students awaiting results eligible
Age Limit – Must be 21-32 years old  – Age relaxations for specific categories
Number of Attempts – General: 6 attempts  – OBC/Ex-Servicemen/PwBD-EWS/Disabled Defence: 9 attempts  – SC/ST: Unlimited attempts
Document Proof for Reservation – Required documents listed in the official notification
Attempt in Prelims – Counts as an attempt
Non-appearance in Exam – Not counted as an attempt unless it appeared
12th Passed Eligibility – Not eligible, must have a bachelor’s degree
information Category Details
Exam Notification Release Released in February each year, as per the yearly UPSC calendar.
Frequency of Recruitment Annual, with official notification once a year.
Vacancies Released Varies yearly; 1048 vacancies announced for 2024.
Exam Dates Announcement The tentative schedule is released at the year’s start in the UPSC calendar, with final dates in the official notification.
IAS Officer Salary Ranges from Rs.56,100 to Rs. 2,50,000 per month based on post, according to the 7th Pay Commission.
IPS Officer Salary It starts at Rs.56,100 per month (TA, DA, and HRA extra) and can reach up to Rs.2,25,000 for a DGP.

Recommended UPSC Preparation Approach

  • Start With NCERT books
  • Progress To Standard reference books
  • Tailor Your Study Material: Depending on previous expertise and knowledge.
  • Divide the Reading List: Into Prelims and Mains specific preparation.
  • Syllabus Reference: Read/download the UPSC Syllabus for detailed exam coverage.

UPSC Prelims Book List :

Subject Recommended Books
History – India’s Struggle for Independence – Bipan Chandra  – Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania  – NCERT XI (Ancient & Medieval)  – NCERT XII (Modern Indian History)
Geography – Certificate Physical Geography – G C Leong  – NCERT VI – X (Old Syllabus)  – NCERT XI, XII (New Syllabus)  – World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)
Indian Polity – Indian Polity – M Laxmikanth  – NCERT IX-XII
Economics – Indian Economy by Nitin Singhania  – Economic Development & Policies in India – Jain & Ohri  – NCERT XI
International Relations – NCERT XII (Contemporary World Politics)  – Current Affairs
CSAT – Tata McGraw Hill CSAT Manual  – Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R S Aggarwal
Solved Papers – IAS General Studies Prelims Solved Papers – Vishal Publications

UPSC Mains Book List :

Subject [Paper] Recommended Books
History, Indian Heritage & Culture [GS Paper 1] – Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania  – India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra  – India after Independence by Bipan Chandra  – History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra  – Ancient India by R.S Sharma
Geography [GS Paper 1] – Geography of India by Majid Husain  – World Geography by Majid Husain  – World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)  – Certificate Physical and Human Geography – G C Leong  – Fundamentals of Physical Geography NCERT Class 11
Polity & International Relations [GS Paper 2] – Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth  – Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu  – International Relations: Pushpesh Pant
Economy [GS Paper 3] – Indian Economy – Nitin Singhania  – Environment and Disaster Management – Tata McGraw Hill  – Challenges to Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar
Ethics [GS Paper 4] – Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude for Civil Services Main Examination by Subba Rao and P.N. Roy Chaudary
Solved Papers – IAS General Studies Prelims Solved Papers – Vishal Publications


This tabulation organizes the recommended books for UPSC Prelims and Mains preparation by subject, making it easier for students to identify and select the resources they need for their study plan.

  1. Please add the Latest Previous year’s questions from Prelims till Mains. For a detailed 10-year PYQ, We can provide a link.
    1. UPSC
    2. Create separate links for each paper and divide sections based on stage i.e. Prelims, Mains, etc.

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