Deepak Kumar

UPSC PSIR Optional with Deepak Kumar at Lukmaan IAS

Welcome to Your Ultimate Guide for UPSC PSIR Optional

Why Choose PSIR as an Optional in UPSC?

Political Science and International Relations (PSIR) is a popular choice among UPSC aspirants for several compelling reasons:

  • Overlapping Syllabus: PSIR covers significant portions of General Studies papers and the Essay paper, providing an integrated approach to preparation.
  • Dynamic and Relevant: The subject deals with contemporary issues, global events, and political theories, making it engaging and current.
  • Scoring Potential: With a clear understanding and strategic preparation, PSIR can be highly scoring due to its analytical and less ambiguous nature.
  • Availability of Resources: A wealth of resources, including books, notes, and online material, is readily available for PSIR.

Comprehensive Study Material

We provide an extensive range of study materials tailored for PSIR preparation:

  • Syllabus Breakdown: Detailed analysis of the PSIR syllabus to help you understand what to focus on.
  • Books and Notes: Recommendations for essential books and access to concise, high-quality notes.
  • Current Affairs Updates: Regular updates on current events and their relevance to PSIR topics.
  • Theoretical Frameworks: In-depth coverage of political theories, thinkers, and international relations concepts.

Mastering Answer Writing

Answer writing is crucial for excelling in the PSIR optional. Here’s how we help you master this skill:

  • Answer Writing Workshops: Interactive workshops to hone your writing skills.
  • Model Answers: Access to a repository of model answers for past year questions.
  • Feedback Mechanism: Personalized feedback on your answers to help you improve continuously.
  • Practice Tests: Regular practice tests to simulate the actual exam environment.

Strategies to Score High Marks

Scoring well in PSIR requires a strategic approach. Here are some tips:

  • Structured Preparation: Follow a well-structured study plan that covers the entire syllabus systematically.
  • Interlinking Concepts: Learn to interlink different concepts and apply them to current scenarios.
  • Critical Analysis: Develop the ability to critically analyze political theories and international events.
  • Revision and Practice: Regular revision and consistent practice through tests and answer writing