Online Current Affairs Course for UPSC 2021
Preparation of Current Affairs is an essential component in a student’s preparation journey for the Civil Services Examination. Current Affairs has its presence at the Prelim, Main and Interview stages of the C.S Exam. It has the potential to decide the success of a student in the Civil Services Exam.
The Institute in its strive to help students study effectively, has designed a Current Affairs course to suit the Prelim Test with MCQs and Main Exam with questions & answers. The content prepared by well trained team of experts covers the current issues both factually and analytically.
This enriched content on Current Affairs is available to students on Vajiram’s App and students’ portal in the form of daily events and important articles apart from the monthly Current Affairs Magazine called ‘The Recitals’.
To further enhance its coverage of Current Affairs, we have introduced Current Affairs Online Classes to ease learning through lectures and comprehensively cover the important issues for all the stages of the Civil Services Examination. The online classes would focus on in-depth analysis and providing inter-linkages to current issues. These lectures are based on the academic calendar of the UPSC, from June 2020 to May 2021. The online lectures would be taught by Vajiram & Ravi’s experienced faculty. The videos along with the respective class handout would be uploaded twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. To further enhance their preparation regularly, students would also be asked to take online monthly current affairs Test of 50 MCQs.
An ideal blend of Vajiram & Ravi’s current affairs classes, content from the App & The Rectials along with the Tests is touted thorough preparation strategy.
- Course Fee: Rs. 28,000/- Including GST.
- Admission begins from 10th June 2020.
- Course duration from 20th June 2020 to 20th May 2021
Can we join in between the course period and access the previous videos?
Ans: Yes, you can view the videos that have been uploaded since 20th June 2020.
Do I have to pay, if I am a current G.S student studying at the institute?
Ans: This course is available free of cost for current General Studies students of the 2019-20 G.S batches, until the Prelim Test 2020. After the Prelim Test 2020, students would have join the online course by paying course fee.
Is there any discount available to ex-students of Vajiram & Ravi?
Ans: Yes. Students of the 2018 G.S batch would be offered this fee at Rs. 25,000/-. A coupon code would be sent to you to avail the discount.
What is the relevance of Current Affairs in the Civil Services Examination?
Ans: The Prelim, Main and Interview carry more than 50% of questions based on current affairs. Effective current affairs preparation increases the chances of a student to attempt more number of questions in the exam, correctly.
How do I integrate my Current Affairs preparation between the content and classes?
Ans: Students should read the daily current affairs articles provided on the portal on a daily basis and extend their preparation further by studying the monthly current affairs magazine along with the current affairs classes.
Would the classes cover Current Affairs only for the Prelim Test?
Ans: It is advised that the student prepares simultaneously for the Prelim and Main exam. The online classes are designed to cover important content for the Prelim and Main Exams and also helping students to prepare for the interview.
When should a student join the Current Affairs course?
Ans: Students should begin preparing Current Affairs regularly and not let it to pile up closer to the exam. Students should begin preparation atleast 10 months before the Prelim Test. Regular coverage of current affairs helps a student to stay updated, organize developments on issues, understand deeper and analyse.
How are the online current affairs classes helpful for a student?
Ans: Vajiram & Ravi has been helping its students with quality content and now it has taken the initiative to help them with classes on current affairs. Quality content and classes are the most effective method to prepare current affairs. The classes help a student to understand what to study and how to study.
Are there classroom current affairs classes also available?
Ans: Due to the lockdown and Covid-19 emergency, Vajiram & Ravi has reached out to students to help them to continue to prepare as the lectures and content are available to them online. Online Current Affairs classes are a form of continuous support to a student’s preparation. Current Affairs classes are only available online presently.
Is there an option to refund the online current affairs course?
Ans: No, the online current affairs course cannot be refunded after a student is admitted. However, when a student joins the current affairs online course and later join the General studies classroom programme in August-September 2020, then the fee will be refunded back to the student after he/she is admitted to the G.S Prelim & Mains classroom programme, as it includes current affairs classes.