Economics Optional Foundation Course with Test Series
for CSE 2025 and 2026

An understanding of economy is a prerequisite for an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS officer). Economics is an inherent part of governance and policy planning. Studying Economics as an optional subject for UPSC CSE diversifies the perspective of aspirants for all the stages of the exam.

All the concepts of Economics as an optional subject will be simplified by the best faculty for the subject - Vibhas Jha Sir in the Economics Optional Foundation Course offered by NEXT IAS.

Why Economics as an Optional?

Selecting the right optional subject is very important to secure good marks in UPSC CSE Mains examination. Factors like subject’s overlap with GS Papers (both Prelims and Mains) and availability of basic resources should be considered before selecting the optional subject for UPSC CSE.

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  • Economics as an optional subject is relevant to administrative roles and governance.
  • It offers scoring potential in the UPSC examination.
  • It has overlap with various General Studies (GS) papers, providing a comprehensive understanding of multiple subjects.
  • It allows analysis of real-world applications and socio-economic challenges.
  • Vibhas Jha Sir's guidance enhances conceptual clarity and his individual attention towards aspirants contributes to their success.

Course Features

  1. Quality teaching focusing on conceptual clarity by Vibhas Jha Sir.

  2. Comprehensive coverage of UPSC CSE Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) syllabus.

  3. Individual attention with personalized guidance and support.

  4. Well-researched study material covering the entire syllabus.

  1. Inclusion of IES and RBI Grade B/DEPR exam coverage at no extra cost.

  2. Additional 60 hours of teaching for IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR exam aspirants.

  3. GS and English will also be taught to IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR students.

  4. Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 full-length).

Course Features

Offline Economics Optional Course

  1. Quality teaching focusing on conceptual clarity by Vibhas Jha Sir.

  2. Comprehensive coverage of UPSC CSE Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) syllabus

  3. Individual attention with personalized guidance and support.

  4. Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 fulllength) and 6 practice tests.

  5. Inclusion of IES and RBI Grade B/DEPR exam coverage at no extra cost.

  6. Additional 60 hours of teaching for IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR exam aspirants.

  7. GS and English will also be taught to IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR students.

  8. Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 full-length).

Online Economics Optional Course

  1. Quality teaching focusing on conceptual clarity by Vibhas Jha Sir.

  2. Comprehensive coverage of UPSC CSE Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) syllabus

  3. Individual attention with personalized guidance and support.

  4. Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 fulllength) and 6 practice tests.

  5. Inclusion of IES and RBI Grade B/DEPR exam coverage at no extra cost.

  6. Additional 60 hours of teaching for IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR exam aspirants.

  7. GS and English will also be taught to IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR students.

  8. Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 full-length).

Access and Support:

  • Access for offline students will be provided on-demand via email, considering exam schedules or medical conditions.
  • They can access up to a maximum of 20 days throughout the course, either intermittently or consecutively, upon submission of relevant supporting documents.
  • Missed class backup will be available for offline students, with systems designated for viewing 1 or 2 missed lectures in the institute. Students can book slots to watch missed lecture videos in the institute.

Revision Backup:

  • 30 days access post-course completion or 30 days access after prelims for both offline and online batches.

About the Faculty

  • Mr. Vibhas Jha is an eminent faculty of Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) for UPSC preparation.
  • He has been teaching and guiding many UPSC CSE aspirants for the past 23 years. Toppers like Vidushi Singh (AIR-13, 2022), Ayush Goel & (AIR-171,2022) and many others have gained forn his guidance.
  • He holds a Ph.D. in Economics & Research Head (India) from MIT Sloan School.
  • He has been an Assistant Professor at Delhi School of Economics (2001-2004).
  • He has published his works in Indian Economic Review, Harvard Economic Review, MIT Review etc.

Batch Details

Economics Optional Foundation Course with Test Series for CSE 2025 and 2026

Batch Venue Start Date Time Duration Fee
Offline ORN 8th August, 2024 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4.5 months Rs. 55,085 + GST Enroll Now
Online - 8th August, 2024 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4.5 months Rs. 55,085 + GST Enroll Now
Offline ORN 3rd October 2023 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4 months Rs. 60,000 Incl. GST Admissions Closed
Online - 3rd October 2023 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4 months Rs. 55,000 Incl. GST Admissions Closed
Note:
  • Discount for Ex-NEXT IAS GS Foundation course students.
  • For Detailed Admission Procedure Click Here
  • Venue: Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi.
  • All Live/Online courses are available on Windows, Android Phone, Apple iOS, Apple MacBook and iPad.
  • For any query please contact at +91-8081300200

An understanding of economy is a prerequisite for an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS officer). Economics is an inherent part of governance and policy planning. Studying Economics as an optional subject for UPSC CSE diversifies the perspective of aspirants for all the stages of the exam.

All the concepts of Economics as an optional subject will be simplified by the best faculty for the subject - Vibhas Jha Sir in the Economics Optional Foundation Course offered by NEXT IAS. All the concepts of Economics as an optional subject will be simplified by the best faculty for the subject - Vibhas Jha Sir in the Economics Optional Foundation Course offered by NEXT IAS.

All the concepts of Economics as an optional subject will be simplified by the best faculty for the subject - Vibhas Jha Sir in the Economics Optional Foundation Course offered by NEXT IAS. All the concepts of Economics as an optional subject will be simplified by the best faculty for the subject - Vibhas Jha Sir in the Economics Optional Foundation Course offered by NEXT IAS.

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