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Economics Optional Foundation Course for CSE 2024 and 2025

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.

About the Faculty:

  • Mr. Vibhas Jha is an eminent faculty of Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) for UPSC CSE 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 from 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.

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.

  • 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.

Key Features:

  • Quality teaching focusing on conceptual clarity by Vibhas Jha Sir.
  • Comprehensive coverage of UPSC CSE Economics (Optional) and Indian Economy (GS) syllabus.
  • Individual attention with personalized guidance and support.
  • Test series with 8 tests (4 sectionals and 4 full-length) and 6 practice tests.
  • Well-researched study material covering the entire syllabus.
  • Inclusion of IES and RBI Grade B/DEPR exam coverage at no extra cost.
  • Additional 40 hours of teaching for IES and RBI Grade B (DR) DEPR exam aspirants.

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Batch Details

Economics Optional Foundation Course for CSE 2024 and 2025

Mode Start Date Time Duration Fee
Offline 3rd October 2023 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4 months Rs. 60,000 Incl. GST
Online 3rd October 2023 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
(6 Days a week)
4 months Rs. 55,000 Incl. GST

Note 1: Discount for Ex-NEXT IAS GS Foundation course students.

Note 2: For Detailed Admission Procedure Click Here

Note 3: Venue: Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi.

Note 4: All Live/Online courses are available on Windows, Android Phone, Apple iOS and IPad. However, it must be noted that they are not available on Apple MacBook.