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The Optional Program (TOP)- Public Administration

About The Course

We all need a Mentor. TOP Optional Program - Public Administration is an Optional Guidance Program by ForumIAS. In this program, a candidate will have a dedicated Mentor, who will take him through a preparation plan comprising of both static and dynamic portion of the Public Administration optional, such that the candidate has the right guidance backed by ForumIAS Research & Content Team. The Program shall provide a study target to be achieved regularly, and a follow up to ensure accountability and correctness of the path a candidate is choosing, with the purpose of having a rock-solid preparation for optional before he appears for the exam.

Why TOP - Public Administration 2023?

Choosing the right Optional subject is the most crucial decision for your success in UPSC CSE. The primary criterion for selection of an optional should be interest in the subject, past trends and convergence of syllabus with the general studies paper along with availability of a guide/mentor. Public Administration is a scoring optional if you get a robust conceptual clarity, continuous updation of current issues and a proven way to approach answer writing.

  • Benefits of choosing Public Administration as an optional.
  • Helps in understanding governance mechanism and thus is very helpful in essay paper and interview.
  • It is a concept-intensive subject and so does not need too much memorization.
  • Ample availability of precise study material and easily understandable syllabus.
  • A lot of topics overlap with General Studies Paper.
  • Questions are asked in straightforward manner.

Since the inception of ForumIAS in 2012, we have been meeting tens of thousands of candidates from all over the country who are involved in the preparation for Civil Services. A common problem that candidates who choose to prepare optional themselves is that (a) they lack guidance (b) do not know what areas to focus on and what not to (c) lack a guide whom they can consult for their preparation strategy. A common consequence of this is that they are in an academic wilderness with a few attempts gone, and no notes, no tests attempted, and an ample amount of time wasted. TOP - Public Administration 2023 is designed to solve these problems that a student may face in his preparation journey.

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  • ICICI Bank Limited
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  • 401705000174
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  • ICIC0001129
  • Branch :
  • 16/6, WEA, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-110005

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The Optional Program (TOP) Public Administration 2023 | Cohort-1 | 20 October 2022 | Online Only
Orientation Session: 9th October 2022, 11 AM
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1. A dedicated Mentor who will be the guide to the candidate during his/her program journey and will be responsible for making a plan for him/her, based on their preparation level.
2. Regular Study Targets,with assignments that focus on (a) note making (b) syllabus coverage (c) eliminating what not to study. The Study Target of 10 days to 12 days with assignments that must be submitted. 
3. The candidate will have access to Mentor Support for 5 months, even if the candidate finishes the syllabus before 5 months.
4. Through this program, a candidate can expect to practice at least 300+ questions through Tests and assignments. These will be covered through (a) 7 Assignment Questions, (b) Tests conducted every 10-14 days as per the study plan. 
5. Candidates will have regular Benchmark Tests which also will have questions curated from ATS, so that they are assured that are getting as much as ATS students do, plus more.
6. Regular Email Connect with Mentor, and telephonic/Web Conference with the Mentor every 7/10 days as per the Target & Test taking by the candidate. $ Candidate will be given access to Public Administration ATS+.

₹ 41300.00

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