What is the most common myth about UPSC IAS?
“Opt for only popular optional subjects like History, Sociology, or Geography.”
However, there is a lot of evidence which shows that many candidates clear IAS Mains exam by taking Economics as an optional subject.
- Sudhansu Mohan Samal got AIR 18 in CSE 2009 with Economics as an optional.
- Kaushik Bhattacharya got AIR 30 in CSE 2008 with Economics as an optional.
If you’re someone who loves Economics or studied Economics in college, you should definitely opt for it for Economics for UPSC / IAS mains. Designed for UPSC IAS 2012 and 2013 aspirants, this online course comprehensively covers the whole syllabus of Economics for UPSC IAS Mains.
- NOTE - Course is based on complete doubt clearance by the course instructor. Hence, ask as many queries and doubts you want to ask.
Economics for UPSC IAS Mains online course package:
- 30 LIVE interactive online classes + Access to class recordings
- Course Timings in IST: Monday - Saturday from 6 AM TO 7 AM and 6 PM to 8 PM
- Courseware: 50 Videos + 80 PPTs + 25 PDFs
- 45 online tests
Economics for UPSC IAS Mains online course outline:
- Marshallian and Walrasiam Approaches to Price determination
- Alternative Distribution Theories:Ricardo, Kaldor, Kaleeki
- Markets Structure : Monopolistic
- Competition, Duopoly, Oligopoly.
- Classical Approach to Macro Economic Theory, Difference with Keynesian Approach
- Keynesian Approach and IS-LM
- Demand for and Supply of Money
- Money Multiplier Quantity Theory of Money (Fisher, Pique and Friedman
- Monetary Policy and Instruments
- Introduction of Indian Economy – Historical Perspective and Structure
- Role of Public Finance
- Inflation and Unemployment
- Govt. Revenues and Expenditure
- Balance of Payments and External Debt
- Theory of Comparative Advantage
- Money and Banking
- Terms of Trade and Offer Curve.
- Product Cycle and Strategic Trade Theories.
- Trade as an engine of growth and theories of under development in an open economy.
- Forms of Protection: Tariff and quota
- Balance of Payments Adjustments:
- Alternative Approaches
- Price versus income, income adjustments under fixed exchange rates
- Exchange rate adjustments under capital mobility
- Floating Rates and their Implications for Developing Countries: Currency Boards.
- Trade Policy and Developing Countries.
- BOP, adjustments and Policy Coordination in open economy macro-model.
- Speculative attacks
- Trade Blocks and Monetary Unions
- WTO: TRIMS, TRIPS, Domestic Measures, Different Rounds of WTO talks
- Harrods and Lewis Growth Model
- Balanced and Unbalanced Growth an Role Human Capital
- Role Agriculture in Growth: Myrdal and Kuznets
- Role of Planning and Trade in Growth
- Growth and Welfare
- Pre-Independence Era of Indian Economy
- Agriculture: Land Reforms and Green Revolution
- Industry: Post and Pre Reforms
- Poverty and Inequality
- Impact of Reforms on Agriculture and Industry
- Financial sector reforms
- Reforms and Trade
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Language of instruction: English