Videos impart knowledge in a far more interactive way than books or traditional classroom, due to enhanced attention and focussed viewing. Our videos are recorded in a professional studio giving enhanced sound and picture quality. In terms of content, the videos are made by refering multiple sources.
A mentor is a friend, philosopher and guide in your journey of UPSC Preparation. A mentor will:
Keep a track of your preparation with a regular test series of UPSC standard.
After you enroll for the course, we will be dispatchin your pendrive which will contain all the videos. The pendrive is to give you offline access to the course. Along with that you will be provided with online access as well. You will also be receiving an orietation call from the mentor assigned to you.
The course will cover extensively all syllabus for both Prelims and Mains. Topics have been covered module wise keeping in mind the static content (conceptual understanding) and dynamic content (Current Affairs).
You will need to refer the basic booklist to create a foundation. However, the videos will suffice after that since our experts have referred to multiple sources while making the course. In case of any student wanting to read more, we can provide them with further bookslist
No, we at UPSC Pathshala do not provide notes or any physical material. This is to encourage you to make your own notes while watching the videos. You can share the same with the mentor who will assess them for you.
The videos have been compiled by referring many newspapers at a time. So you do not need to refer to newspaper completely if you are watching the videos. But we do recommend you read the editorials regurlarly.
We at UPSC Pathshala believe that constant assessment is the key to success in UPSC. Keeping this in mind we provide three point assessment of your preparation:
You will be assigned a mentor, who will be the friend, philosopher and guide. He/she will hold your hand and push you towards the best possible preparation of UPSC exam. He/she will solve your doubts and make your preparation better and coherent.
"We have a very rigorous process of choosing the mentor. Our mentors are Ex- civil servants or people who have reached a certain stage in UPSC (At least interview stage). Majority of them are from top Universities like IITs, IIMs and from varied backgrounds like Engineering. Medicine, Humanities etc. The mentors are provided further training in terms of course content and guidance of students. This helps them guide the students well. We also monitor the mentor performance in various parameters.
Yes. You may choose the suitable time for your mentorship calls (twice a week), when the assigned mentor will call you. We will request you to be regular at that time every week. If you need some alterations in that, you may do that by informing your mentor and UPSC Pathshala.
No. Mentors also have private lives and we do not want that to be disrupted. You may contact him/her over email/whatsapp any time