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Comprehensive Course - Physical Anthropology (Optional) - Paper I & II
Sosin Thayyaba revella


This course is taken up by Mrs. Sosin Thayyaba Revella, which will be useful for aspirants of UPSC 2019, targeting to take Phycial Anthropology as their optional subject. The focus will be on building the concept base of the student, presenting contemporary developments in a majority of the areas and on providing info on the visuals to be added to score better. The course will be conducted in English and the notes will also be provided in English.

About this course
Live Sessions

The course consists of 25 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 Sosin Thayyaba revella 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.

The course is divided into 26 sessions in total and will offer personalized guidance and doubt-clearing to all the learners live during the classes.  
Course Curriculum

The course is divided into 25 sessions in total, and will offer personalised guidance and doubt-clearing to all the learners part of the limited batch.

  • 30th October to 6th February 2019
  • Class Timings: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Tuesday, 30th October, 11:30 am
Primatology (Chapter 1.5)
Wednesday, 31st October, 11:55 am
Human Evolution - Part I (Chapter 1.6)
Monday, 5th November, 11:30 am
Human Evolution - Part II (Chapter 1.6)
Monday, 19th November, 11:30 am
Race, Racism, Race Criteria (Chapter 9.5)
Monday, 17th December, 11:30 am
Race Crossing, Race Formation (Chapter 9.5), Question Discussion
Tuesday, 18th December, 11:30 am
Ecological Anthropology (Chapter 9.7)
Wednesday, 19th December, 11:30 am
Chapter 11.1 - Part I
Monday, 24th December, 11:30 am
Epidemiological Anthropology (Chapter 9.8)
Wednesday, 26th December, 11:30 am
Chapter 11.2 - Part II
Monday, 31st December, 11:30 am
Applied Anthropology II - Sports, Defence - (Chapter 12)
Wednesday, 2nd January, 11:30 am
Chapter 11.3
Monday, 7th January, 11:30 am
Applied Anthropology I - Forensic (Chapter 12)
Tuesday, 8th January, 11:30 am
Human Growth and Development - Stages of Growth (Chapter 10)
Wednesday, 9th January, 11:30 am
Applied Anthropology III (Chapter 12)
Monday, 14th January, 11:30 am
Factors Affecting Growth and Development (Chapter 10)
Wednesday, 16th January, 11:30 am
Theories of Organic Evolution - II (Chapter 1.4)
Monday, 21st January, 11:30 am
Theories of Organic Evolution - I (Chapter 1.4)
Tuesday, 22nd January, 11:30 am
Evolutionary Biology - Concepts (Chapter 1.4)
Wednesday, 23rd January, 11:30 am
Biological Basis of Life (Chapter 1.7)
Monday, 28th January, 11:30 am
Human Genetics - Methods, Applications (Chapter 9.1)
Tuesday, 29th January, 11:30 am
Biological Basis of life - II (Chapter 1.7)
Wednesday, 30th January, 11:30 am
Mendalian Genetics and related Concepts (Chpater 9.2, 9.3)
Monday, 4th February, 11:30 am
Chromosomal Aberrations (Chapter 9.4)
Tuesday, 5th February, 11:30 am
Genetic Screening, Gene Mapping etc. and Conclude
Wednesday, 6th February, 11:30 am
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About the educator
Sosin Thayyaba revella

Had been teaching Anthropology for Civil Services students for over 12 years , having a repute of training several thousands and being instr

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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.

30th October to 6th February 2019

37 hours of live classes

Private Discussion Forum

Doubt clearing sessions and Live quizzes


Includes 18% GST

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