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200 Most Important Topics for UPSC CSE Prelims 2018
Venkatesh Chaturvedi


In this course, Venkatesh Chaturvedi will comprehensively cover the most important topics from GS for the upcoming UPSC CSE prelims 2018 and elaborately explain topics, which will be helpful in cracking the prelims examination. The theory will be backed by several MCQ questions which will be discussed for each and every topic.

About this course
Live Sessions

The course consists of 26 sessions of 1 hour 30 mins duration each. Session recording will be provided for all the sessions.

Discussion Forums

Access to a private forum moderated by Venkatesh Chaturvedi where you can discuss and debate with your peers, access learning material and more.

Personalized Learning

All learners will have access to weekly doubt clearing sessions, live quizzes, learning materials and discussion with peers.

In this course, Venkatesh will cover 25 detailed lessons where all the essential topics related to UPSC CSE 2018 will be discussed, relevant to prelims examination. This course is a one-stop solution to revise all relevant topics for prelims across the complete syllabus of UPSC CSE. In this way, one can learn faster using mnemonics and storytelling. Also, at the end of the program, one will be able to adapt and able to solve the exam based test papers.  
Course Curriculum

The course is divided into 26 sessions in total, and will offer personalised guidance and doubt-clearing to all the learners part of the limited batch.

  • 22nd February to 17th April 2018
  • Class Timings: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
International Groupings and Organizations
Thursday, 22nd February, 10:00 am
Indices, Reports, Joint Exercises
Friday, 23rd February, 10:00 am
Preamble, Schedules, FR, DPSP, FD
Monday, 26th February, 10:00 am
Union, Parliament, Judiciary
Tuesday, 27th February, 10:00 am
State, Federal provisions, Emergency
Wednesday, 28th February, 10:00 am
Constitutional Bodies, Non-Constitutional Bodies, PRI, ULB, Elections
Friday, 2nd March, 10:00 am
Development and Economics, Banking, Financial Market, Sectors of Economy
Monday, 5th March, 10:00 am
Inflation, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Poverty and Employment
Tuesday, 6th March, 10:00 am
Planning, Budgeting, External Sector, Trade
Wednesday, 7th March, 10:00 am
Physical Geography – Geo-morphology, Climatology
Thursday, 8th March, 10:00 am
Physical Geography – Oceanography, Bio-geography
Monday, 12th March, 10:00 am
Geography of India – Physical Setting
Tuesday, 13th March, 10:00 am
Geography of India – Resources, Industry, Agriculture, Transportation
Wednesday, 14th March, 10:00 am
World Geography - Familiarization
Friday, 16th March, 10:00 am
Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics for UPSC CSE - Prelims
Friday, 16th March, 12:00 pm
Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics
Tuesday, 20th March, 12:30 pm
Ecosystems, Functions of Ecosystem, Environmental Pollution, EIA
Tuesday, 20th March, 10:00 am
Biodiversity, Protected Area Networks, Conservation Efforts, Climate Change
Thursday, 22nd March, 10:00 am
Climate Change Organisations, Institutions and Measures, International Environmental Conventions
Monday, 26th March, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics
Friday, 30th March, 11:12 am
IT and Computers, Biotechnology, Space and Defense, Health
Wednesday, 28th March, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz and Nanotechnology, Recent Developments
Friday, 30th March, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics for UPSC CSE
Monday, 9th April, 11:15 am
Modern Indian History - 1
Tuesday, 3rd April, 10:00 am
Modern Indian History - 2
Thursday, 5th April, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz & Modern Indian History 3
Monday, 9th April, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics for UPSC CSE
Tuesday, 17th April, 11:15 am
Weekly Live Quiz on 200 Most Important Topics for UPSC CSE
Wednesday, 25th April, 1:30 pm
Ancient History
Wednesday, 11th April, 10:00 am
Medieval History
Friday, 13th April, 10:00 am
Art and Culture
Monday, 16th April, 10:00 am
Weekly Live Quiz & Some Remaining Topics and Current Affairs topics
Tuesday, 17th April, 10:00 am
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About the educator
Venkatesh Chaturvedi

Educator on Unacademy since 2 years. Have written UPSC CSE mains twice ( 140 Essay, 100+ in GS 1, 3 and 4 in 2016). B.Tech. from IIT Patna.

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Why is it a paid course?

Unacademy remains committed to the cause of democratising access to free, high-quality education for everyone and continuing to help millions of students in India and across the world. The live course is part of a new initiative by us to recreate the interaction of an actual classroom online, where you can learn from each of your peers and receive personalized attention from some of the top educators on Unacademy over an extended period of time in small batches. Because of the huge and regular time commitments required of these educators, it is only fair that they are compensated adequately for the same. For this reason and to maintain the tech infrastructure required to conduct the live courses seamlessly online, we charge a nominal fee for these live courses.

How is this different from the free courses?

These live courses are different from the free courses available on Unacademy in a number of ways: These courses are available only to a small batch of the top learners on Unacademy. They give you access to regular and weekly live-sessions with some of the top educators on the platform, where they interact with the batch and personally resolve doubts and queries. They give you access to a private group with other top learners, where you get to discuss, debate and share learning resources under the guidance of the educator. Also, you get access to recordings of the live sessions, downloadable notes and other learning material for a period of 2 years, following which the videos and other content will be automatically deleted and access to the course will no longer be available.

What happens if I miss a class?

Though we actively encourage you to try and attend all the live sessions part of the course, if in case you’re unable to attend a session due to any reason, the recordings of the live sessions will be made available to the batch. You will have access to the recordings and other learning resources.

22nd February to 17th April 2018

39 hours of live classes

Private Discussion Forum

Doubt clearing sessions and Live quizzes



Includes 18% GST

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