Schedule for Content Premiere - UPSC

At PrepLadder, we aim to offer passionate dreamers like you the most comprehensive and well-planned preparation resource.

In continuation to the current learning spree, we have devised an exclusive Content Schedule for UPSC for the upcoming months so that there is no lag in your learning. Besides the impeccable content curated with love by our DREAM TEAM, you will find video lectures, mock tests, and previous years’ papers in the form of tests on our app.

You will soon be able to make the most of the best ever Question Bank for your UPSC exam preparation.

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The schedule for the premiere of Video Lectures on the app for the upcoming months is as listed below:

October 2021

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

Introduction

Age of Enlightenment

Imperialism, Colonialism and Decolonisation (18th century to 1990s)

USA – Colonisation, American Revolution,

American Civil War and American Imperialism

Industrial Revolution and British Democratic Politics

Rise of Socialist Ideas

Russian Revolution

China – 18th century to Chinese Communist Revolution, 1949

Japan-Modernisation to Imperialism (1860’s to 1945)

Eastern Question

Arab Nationalism Rise of Socialist Ideas

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Science and Technology

Sharad Tripathi

Biotechnology

Computing & Information Technology

Communication Technology

Nano Technology

Robotics

Blue Sky Research

Issues related to IPR

Defence Technology

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Economy

Vivek Singh

Fundamentals of Macroeconomics

Money & Banking – Part I

Money & Banking – Part II

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Ethics

Atul Garg

Orientation Class

Ethics and Human Interface

Aptitude and Foundational values for Civil Services

Public/Civil Service values and Ethics in Public Administration:

Case Studies on the above issues

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Internal Security

Pavneet Singh

Deconstruction of how Nations Construct Security

Various Security Forces and their mandate & Intelligence Tradecraft

Global Fundamentalism and its threat to the Security of India

Role of External State and Non-State Actors in creating challenges to Internal Security

Counterterrorism Approaches and Counterterrorism Doctrines of India

Linkages of Organised Crime with Terrorism

Linkages between development and spread of Extremism

Money Laundering and its Prevention

Cyberspace threats to India’s security

Security Challenges and their Management in Border Areas

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Geography

Himanshu Sharma

Human and Economic Geography

Environment and Ecology 1

Environment and Ecology 2

Environment and Ecology 3

Environment and Ecology 4

Environment and Ecology 5

Environment and Ecology 6

Disasters and Disaster Management 1

Disasters and Disaster Management 2

 

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Essay and Answer Writing

Dr Awdesh Singh

Writing Essay on a Philosophical Topic

Flow of an Essay

Why should we write

Preparation Strategy for Mains

How to Start Writing Practice

Tips to Improve Writing Skills

Best Practices for Answer Writing

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Role of Women’s Organisations

Poverty and Development Issues

Social Justice- Issues related to Poverty and Hunger

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

International Relations

M.Puri

India & South Asia (Neighbourhood)

India and Extended Neighbourhood

India and Major Powers

India- Africa

India and South America

Major International Organisations

India and Proliferation of WMDs

India Diaspora

All Current and Relevant related topics

November 2021

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

Mainstream European History – French  Revolution to second World War (1789-1945)

Post-1945 World (1945-2000’s)

Introduction

Sources

Stone Ages

Chalcolithic Cultures

Indus Valley Civilisation

Vedic Period

Megalithic Cultures

Post-Vedic Age

Age of Mauryas

Post-Mauryan Period

Age of Guptas

Post-Gupta Age

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Economy

Vivek Singh

Government Budgeting

Land Reforms

Industrial Policy, Economic Reforms & Inclusive Growth

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Ethics

Atul Garg

Attitude

Emotional Intelligence

Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world.

Probity in Governance

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Essay and Answer Writing

Dr Awdesh Singh

Booklist and Resources for Mains

Preparation Strategy General Studies

Answer Writing Strategies for Mains

 

Embellishments of Writings 

Answer Writing for GS-1

Answer Writing for GS-2

Answer Writing for GS-3

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Social Empowerment

 

Effects of Globalisation on Indian Society

December 2021

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

Introduction

Early Medieval India (750 CE – 1526 CE)

The Delhi Sultanate (1206 CE – 1526 CE)

The Early Mughals

The Surs

The Great Mughals

The Later Mughals

Decline of the Mughals and the trends in 18th century

The Deccan (The Bahmanids and the Marathas)

The South (The Cholas and The Vijayanagar Kingdom)

History-2

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

Introduction

Temple Architecture

Rock-cut Architecture

Stupa Architecture

Indo-Islamic Architecture

Sculpture

Numismatic Art

Painting

Music

Literature

Education

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Economy

Vivek Singh

Subsidies, PDS and Food Security Act

Agriculture

Inclusive Growth and Development

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Ethics

Atul Garg

Public/Civil Services Values and Ethics in Public Administration

Probity in Governance

Case Studies Discussion

Discussion of 2019 Ethics paper

Discussion of 2020 Ethics paper

Miscellaneous Topics & Current Affairs General Motivation

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Essay and Answer Writing

Dr. Awdesh Singh

Answer Writing for GS-4

Common Mistakes and Resolution

Essays on Philosophical topics  

Essays on Ethics and Morality

Essays on Social Issues, Education and Youth

Essays on Agriculture and Economy

Essays on Science, Technology, and Media

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Social Empowerment

 

Social Empowerment- II

Subject

Faculty 

Chapters

Current Affairs

Ravi Chokkalingam

India’s Foreign Policy since Independence

 

Highlights of Foreign Policy in the last 10 years

Challenges and Opportunities for India

Forms of Diplomacy

New Forms of Diplomacy like Vaccine Diplomacy

Importance of the Indo-Pacific

Blue Economy

Oceans- new bridges

Emerging Bi-Polar World

New Cold War

Emerging Space War

Non- Alignment or Multi Alignment or no Alignment

Quad – the Asian NATO

Hard or Soft Power

Border Tensions 

The Arc of Insecurity

Emergence of Taliban

Neighbourhood First Policy

Peaceful South Asia – Central to India’s rise

Problems with neighbours and possible solutions

Doomed SAARC

Discussion of Bilateral relations with all important countries.

Water as a weapon

New forms of threats

BRT and India’s position on that

Tensions in East Asia

How can India balance relations with important powers

Extended Neighbourhood and its Relevance

Important Regional Organizations and India’s participation

Important International Organization’s

Revamp of UN

Relevance of UN

January 2022

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha 

Science & Technology

Religion

Philosophy

Centuries & Periods

Lectures

Introduction

Sources

Stone Ages

Chalcolithic Cultures

Indus Valley Civilisation

Vedic Period

Megalithic Cultures

Post-Vedic Age

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Economy

Vivek Singh

Supply Chain Management & Food Processing Industry

International Organizations

Infrastructure & Investment Models

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Essay and Answer Writing

Dr. Awdesh Singh

Essays on India, Dreams and Future

Essays on Environment and Nature

Essays on Contemporary Topics 

Model Answer of GS-1

Model Answer of GS-2

Model Answer of GS-3

Model Answer of GS-4

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Effects of Globalisation on Indian Society

 

Social Justice- Tribal Issues

February 2022

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

Age of Mauryas

Post-Mauryan Period

Age of Guptas

Post-Gupta Age

Map

Introduction

Early Medieval India (750 CE – 1526 CE)

The Delhi Sultanate (1206 CE – 1526 CE)

The Early Mughals & The Surs

The Great Mughals

Decline of the Mughals and the trends in 18th century

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Welfare Schemes for vulnerable sections

 

Rural and Urban Development

March 2022

Subject

Faculty 

Chapters

History (GS/Opt)

Hemant Jha

The Deccan (The Bahmanids and The Marathas)

The South (The Cholas and The Vijayanagar Kingdom)

Subject

Faculty

Chapters

Indian Society

Deepanshu Singh

Other Miscellaneous Schemes

 

Current Issues- I

Current Issues- II

 

Current Issues- III

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