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Upcoming Indian Economy
Jatin Verma


In this course, Jatin Verma will cover all the important aspects of Indian Economy and related Current Affairs relevant to the UPSC Civil Services Exam, other Exams conducted by UPSC and the State PSC exams. This course will also be relevant for Economy section of SSC, Banking and other Govt exams.

About this course
Live Sessions

The course consists of 43 sessions of 1 hour duration each. Session recording will be provided for all the sessions.

Discussion Forums

Access to a private forum moderated by Jatin Verma 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.

All the important issues facing Indian Economy with recent developments.  Covering important Prelims oriented factual details as well as analytical issues from all the relevant books: NCERTs, Ramesh Singh, Mishra & Puri, Uma Kapila, Sanjeev Verma, Amartya Sen’s Model, EPW magazines [Relevant articles].  Economic Survey & Budget 2017-18: Coverage of Key Points [Previous year’s Budget & Economic Survey]  

Latest Economic Survey 2018 & Budget 2018-19: Detailed discussion. All the Important Current Affairs issues like GST, Demonetisation, Ease of Doing Business, Indian economy related S.C. judgements - Vodafone case; Novartis judgement- Evergreening of Patents, Coal scam.  Tips on Mains Answer writing: How to interpret words like Critically Analyse, Examine, Elucidate depending on the wording of the statement in the question.  How to understand, analyse, and inter-link Economy related issues in a broader framework. 
Course Curriculum

The course is divided into 43 sessions in total, and will offer personalised guidance and doubt-clearing to all the learners part of the limited batch.

  • 27th January to 27th April 2018
  • Class Timings: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Saturday, 27th January, 8:30 am
Sectors of Economy
Monday, 29th January, 8:30 am
Concept of GDP, Importance of Service Sector, Underemployment, How to create employment
Wednesday, 31st January, 8:30 am
Organised and Unorganised Sector, Formal and Informal Sector
Friday, 2nd February, 8:30 am
Protection of worker in All Sectors, GDP/NDP/GNP/NNP, Income and Expenditure Method
Tuesday, 6th February, 8:30 am
Basics of Macroeconomics
Thursday, 8th February, 8:30 am
Circular Flow of Income
Monday, 12th February, 8:30 am
Economic Growth, GDP, Nominal GDP, Real GDP, GDP deflator, GDP@FC, GDP@MP
Wednesday, 14th February, 8:30 am
Ways of calculating GDP
Friday, 16th February, 8:30 am
GDP vs GNP, Depreciation, Business Cycle, Per Capita Income, PPP, Bell’s curve, GDP calculation
Tuesday, 20th February, 8:30 am
Changes in method of calculation of GDP, Drawback of GDP, Green GDP, revision of Base Year
Wednesday, 21st February, 8:30 am
GDP at Enterprise level, Types of GDP estimates, Alternatives to GDP, Elements of Good governance
Thursday, 22nd February, 8:30 am
Human Development Report
Friday, 23rd February, 8:30 am
Fiscal Policy -1 (Public Finance , Fiscal Policy)
Monday, 26th February, 8:30 am
Fiscal Policy -1 (Types of Fiscal policy, components of fiscal policy)
Tuesday, 27th February, 8:30 am
Fiscal Policy -1 (Methods of taxation, Classification of taxes)
Wednesday, 28th February, 8:30 am
Fiscal Policy -1 (STT, Types of Indirect tax, VAT, VAT in India)
Friday, 2nd March, 8:30 am
Good and Services Tax (Part 1)
Monday, 5th March, 8:30 am
Good and Services Tax (Part 2)
Tuesday, 6th March, 8:30 am
Composition scheme
Thursday, 8th March, 8:30 am
GST and others
Friday, 9th March, 8:30 am
Financial Market-introduction, speculations
Monday, 12th March, 8:30 am
Functions of financial markets, derivatives market
Tuesday, 13th March, 8:30 am
Primary and Secondary market, Distinction between Primary and Secondary market, Markets
Wednesday, 14th March, 8:30 am
Money Market (Introduction)
Friday, 16th March, 8:30 am
Surprise Quiz on Upcoming Indian Economy
Friday, 16th March, 10:15 am
External Sector-I: Balance of Payments; Capital Account; Current Account; CAD
Tuesday, 20th March, 8:30 am
External Sector-II: Exports and Imports, Direction of India’s Exports & Economic Survey - 2018
Thursday, 22nd March, 8:30 am
International Institutions-I: IMF, World Bank & WTO
Monday, 26th March, 8:30 am
International Institutions - II: WTO Ministerial: Doha Round, FTAs & PTAs
Wednesday, 28th March, 8:30 am
Live Quiz and India’s Foreign Trade-I: Prospects & Problems: Manufacturing Sector; Act East Policy
Friday, 30th March, 8:30 am
Weekly Live Quiz on Upcoming Indian Economy
Friday, 30th March, 10:02 am
India’s Foreign Trade-II: Domestic Policies: SEZ ACt; NMIZ; Make In India
Tuesday, 3rd April, 8:30 am
Weekly Live Quiz & FDI in India: MNCs & DTAAs
Thursday, 5th April, 8:30 am
Weekly Live Quiz on Upcoming Indian Economy
Thursday, 5th April, 9:50 am
Economic Reforms-1: Liberalisation, Privatisation & Globalisation of Indian Economy
Monday, 9th April, 8:30 am
Economic Reforms-2: Second Generation Reforms; Globalization & its impact on Indian Economy
Wednesday, 11th April, 8:30 am
Infrastructure-I: Infra-deficit- Extent of problem & its impact on Ease of Doing Business
Friday, 13th April, 8:30 am
Infrastructure-II: Railways, Airways etc., Rakesh Mohan Committee & Sovereign Wealth Funds
Tuesday, 17th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-I
Thursday, 19th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-II
Friday, 20th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-III
Monday, 23rd April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-IV
Tuesday, 24th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-V
Wednesday, 25th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-VI
Thursday, 26th April, 8:30 am
Economic Survey 2018 Session-VII
Friday, 27th April, 8:30 am
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About the educator
Jatin Verma

Have appeared in UPSC CSE thrice. Have been taking Unacademy Plus courses since November 2017. Academics- Polity, Economics n Pub Admn.

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