Political Science & International Relations Optional Batch - IV(2021)

Political Science w/o Answer Evaluation Batch - IV(2021)

Our Political Science Optional is covered by a faculty who’s a Doctoral student in the subject, with a very strong educational pedigree. She is great at simplifying really complex theories and putting them across in a way which makes it easy and enjoyable to understand. She has discussed many topics of the Political Science and International Relations on YouTube, and we encourage you to go check out her awesome content.
This course includes
• Content Video Lectures
• Content Updations
• Weekly Answer Writing
• Model Answers With Video Solutions
• Doubt Resolution
• Half-Length Tests and
• Full-Length Tests
Bonus: One Personal Mentoring Session, to be availed at the choice of the student

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Course Schedule

Batch IV of the Political Science and International Relations course starts on 19th October 2020 and the content lectures go on till 10th March 2021 will Full length tests ending on 27th March 2021. There will be sectional tests after each section of Paper I and II are completed. The detailed schedule can be downloaded from the link attached.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is this PSIR course?

The course provides holistic preparation of Political Science optional for UPSC Mains including detailed content classes and answer writing with test series.

Q. What does this course include?

The course consists of classes three days a week ranging from 60-120 minutes daily from Sept 2020- Feb 2021. The inclusions in the course are:

Content Classes and Lecture PDFs
Doubt resolutions
Weekly Answer Writing with Video solutions and model answer
Evaluation and feedback
4 sectional and 2 full length tests with Video solutions and model answer

Q. What will be the length and duration of the course?

The course starts on 7th September 2020 and goes on till 26th February 2021. The classes will be on alternative days of the week, that is Monday, Wednesday and Friday. They will span from 90-120 mins per day.

Q. Can these lectures be viewed again?

The lectures exist on the platform till course validity lasts that is till 30th September 2021 (till Mains 2021) and can be viewed any time and any number of times by the student. There is no limit on time or number as far as lectures as concerned.

Q. What will be my writing practice?

Firstly we will try to build in conceptual understanding and integrate it with answer writing. The weekly answer writing will help the students write regularly and chart their improvement. There will be a gradual increase in weekly answers given.

The students will be given 2 questions to attempt on Saturday and they will have a week to submit the answers for which model answers as well as detailed video solutions shall be provided.

Apart from the routine answer writing, there will also be 4 sectional tests. Papers 1 and 2 will be divided into 4 sections with a test at the end of each section. Along with this there will be 2 Full length tests, one each for Paper 1 and 2. Model answers and video solutions will be included.

Q. What will be the evaluation scheme?

In the course which includes answer evaluation, weekly answer writing as well as the tests shall be evaluated with comments for improvement and have model answers along with video solutions. The aim is to inculcate good writing habits and structure making among the students.

Q.What about doubt clearance?

Sleepy Classes believes in a truly democratic framework. In pursuit of the same, we have a dashboard for doubt clearance where students can ask questions. Apart from this there will also be telegram groups for both peer to peer interaction as well as doubt clearance with mentors. Lastly, in case of further issues, the students can get an appointment to call the teacher in charge for detailed conversation.

Q. Is there an option of instalments or subscription?

Yes, if you click on the Subscribe Now link you can enrol for the course on a subscription basis. Read more about our Subscription Plans here.

Q. What about the course faculty?

Sleepy Classes believes in quality teaching and all our faculties are domain experts. The PSIR faculty holds a Masters in Political Science from CPS, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is also a Junior Research Fellowship holder in the subject and has been a part of Political Science course for Undergraduates in e-Pathshala by Government of India. Along with academic credentials, the faculty is a mains expert in PSIR.

Q. Can a student get demo lectures of the course?

Sleepy Classes believes quality speaks on its own. We have uploaded demo lectures from the PSIR optional course in our Political Science playlist on our YouTube channel. The students can have a look at the same to get an idea regarding the content, teaching style and topic coverage.

Q. What is the cancellation and Refund Policy?

You can refer to our Cancellation & Refund Policy here.