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Regular Course Fee: 25,000/- + 18% GST

Instalment Options:

  • 1st Instalment: 12,500/- + 18% GST
  • 2nd Instalment: 12,500/- + 18% GST

Additional 10% OFF One-Time payment of 25,000/-

Batch Starting: 9th Oct 2023

Batch Timings: 5.30pm to 7pm

Course Mode: Online

In-Depth Classroom Sessions: Dive deep into the subject with 180+ hours of intensive classes.

Strategic Methodology: Tailored teaching approach

Enhanced Writing Skills: Master the art of answer-crafting

Regular Fees  25,000/- INR

Batch Starts: 9th Oct 2023

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Course Overview:

Experience a world-class learning journey with our Polity Optional for UPSC course. Here’s what we bring to your table:

  • Receive comprehensive instruction with over 330+ hours of intensive classroom programming designed to boost your learning potential.
  • Benefit from regular, structured classes scheduled from Monday through Friday, meticulously organized to optimally utilize your time.
  • Hone your examination skills with our PSIR Test Series, which includes eight finely crafted tests, both sectional and comprehensive.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of our hybrid course mode, offering both offline and live class formats.
  • Leverage our dedicated doubt sessions, providing 2-3 days every month of in-person discussions at our Kanpur & Pune centres to clarify any uncertainties.
  • Mark your calendars, as the batch commences on 15th Sep 2023
  • The course will be delivered in an English medium, making it globally accessible.
  • Our class format is designed to gradually intensify your learning, starting with (5+1) classes for the first two months and then transitioning to (5+2) classes thereafter.
  • Each class will last for a meaningful duration of 2.5 hours and will be held regularly at a fixed time slot of 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.
  • In-class material will include detailed explanations and dictations, ensuring you understand each concept thoroughly.
  • Benefit from our rigorous study material, complete with in-depth analysis and the most recent updates.
  • Regular answer writing practice sessions are included at the end of each unit, enabling you to prepare effectively for the examination.
  • Stay updated with one contemporary lecture every week focusing on current political and international developments.
  • We provide concise and timely notes on current developments.
  • Enhance your understanding of real-world situations with our Current Development Classes, held every Saturday.

Don’t miss this opportunity to give your UPSC preparation a significant boost. Sign up now to experience a dynamic learning environment that encourages you to reach new heights in your academic journey.

About Our Faculty: Irshad Khan Sir

Irshad Khan Sir

Irshad Khan Sir

Irshad Khan Sir, has been instrumental in imparting comprehensive knowledge in the domains of Polity, Governance, and Social Justice.

Irshad Khan Sir carries an impressive professional journey spanning over seven years in the field of competitive education. He specializes in elucidating the intricacies of Political Science and International Relations (PSIR) for students aspiring to clear the UPSC examinations. His proficiency in teaching has been an inspiration to many, and he continues to shape the minds of numerous UPSC aspirants with his profound understanding and insightful methods.

Prior to his teaching career, Irshad Khan Sir pursued academic excellence, reflecting his deep-rooted interest in management and social studies. He holds a graduation degree in Management Studies from the renowned Mumbai University. Building upon his foundational studies, he pursued his Master’s from the prestigious Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi. These qualifications have not only solidified his academic prowess but have also equipped him with a global perspective, enabling him to guide his students more effectively.

Irshad Khan Sir’s nuanced understanding of Polity, coupled with his commitment to teaching, has been pivotal in fostering an enriching learning environment. He ceaselessly strives to equip his students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter, ensuring they gain a competitive edge in their UPSC examinations.

His approachable demeanour, commitment to student success, and vast knowledge make him an invaluable asset to our faculty. Irshad Khan Sir is not just a teacher; he is a mentor and guide who lights the way for our students, leading them to achieve their dreams of civil service.

FREE PSIR Demo Lectures
PSIR Optional Syllabus
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Course Schedule:

  • To be announced soon

Class Timings:

  • To be announced soon

Course Validity:

  • One Year from the Date of the Start of the Batch. (Video lectures will be available to view for one year from the date of the start of the batch)

Course Fees:

  • Regular Fees: 25,000/- + 18% GST 

Instalment Options:

  • 1st Instalment: 12,500/- + 18% GST
  • 2nd Instalment: 12,500/- + 18% GST

Additional 10% OFF One-Time payment of 25,000/-

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FREE PSIR Demo Lectures
PSIR Optional Syllabus
PSIR Optional Book List

PSIR Optional: Frequently Asked Questions

There are many ways to clear this exam with PSIR Optional but so far most common and effective ways are mentioned below:

  1. Properly analysing the content of the optional syllabus and comparing the subject with the GS Mains syllabus.
  2. Then, start your optional preparation in such a way that by reading optional you will able to cover GS Mains topics which are in common. So that you can gain extra time for other GS topics and Essays.
  3. With completing each topic, you should focus on writing answers, you should never wait on completing the syllabus and then begin your answer writing.

There are many sources available in the market. But at IQRA IAS we provide comprehensive notes in 4 layers:

  1. Updated printed notes
  2. Easy and lucid language dictated class notes
  3. Most essential Value-Added materials
  4. PSIR Optional related current affairs compilation

It is not an institute or teachers who is best but that one mentor who can teach and guide you best to score the highest marks in the optional paper which a specific strategy.

IQRA IAS Institute is the best institute for PSIR Optional because at this institute there is a unique blend of Faculty like:

Irshad khan Sir is well endowed with the contemporary aspect of PSIR, which students considered a nightmare because of its dynamism, but his teaching style and prepared notes facilitate students like magic in scoring good marks.

It depends how do we read the syllabus and prepare it for exam.
If any students start preparation without understanding the overlap in the given subject, then it is very lengthy. One should focus on linking one topic to another and then prepare it accordingly.

Every coaching institute takes approximately 5 -6 months to complete the syllabus.

Yes you can prepare but you need teacher or Mentor to make you understand the demand of the exam and how to approach it.

One should begin with Class 11th NCERT POLITICAL THEORY and CONSTITUTION AT WORK. If after this student is comfortable understanding this basic, they should proceed with BA IGNOU NOTES, followed by a reference Booklist provided on IQRA Website.

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Yes, in the recent time it is quite popular subject among UPSC aspirants because of its coverage in GS MAINS Syllabus.