Anthropology Foundation (Optional Course) For UPSC CSE 2023-24 (October)

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Anthropology Foundation (Optional Course) For UPSC CSE 2023-24 (October)

Anthropology is the study of human beings and their predecessors over time and space, as well as their physical characteristics, social and environmental relationships, and culture. It is, in a nutshell, the study of Human Kind. It investigates all elements of human beings, including social, cultural, and biological factors. Since Human beings are involved in almost all streams, the scope of Anthropology is expanding day by day.

Anthropology as an Optional Subject in UPSC:

Anthropology is one of the optional subjects in the UPSC-Civil Services Examination. It comprises two papers with a weightage of 500 marks. The UPSC Anthropology syllabus for Civil Services Exam focuses on the candidates' ability to understand the subject as science and apply the knowledge to problems faced by the people. 

Why to choose Anthropology as an optional?

  • The questions asked in the paper are direct and concrete.
  • It is scoring as you have to give precise and to-the-point answers to the questions asked. If compared to humanities subjects, it is more scoring. The scientific-based questions are majorly asked in this exam, so you can make flowcharts or diagrams to represent the answer which is quite beneficial in saving time and fetching high scores.
  • It is an excellent option for the science and engineering students as they have an idea of its concepts which is helpful to get marks. The students who don’t want to continue with their graduation subjects can choose it for their optional.
  • The syllabus of the subject is not lengthy and hectic. It could be completed in 4-5 months if the right strategy, time management, and study material are followed.

Features

  • Live and recorded classes.
  • Language: Bilingual (English and Hindi).
  • The classes will be held Monday to Friday.
  • Complete and Comprehensive coverage of syllabus in 3 months.
  • Updated study material (session wise) + recent case studies for relevant topics
  • Mains Answer writing with daily assignments

Total Sessions: 22


#1 Session

Introductory Session and cultural evolution in India

Uploaded on 7th November 2022

#2 Session

Lower Palaeolithic periods

Uploaded on 8th November 2022

#3 Session

Middle and Upper Palaeolithic periods

Uploaded on 9th November 2022

#4 Session

Mesolithic & Neolithic periods

Uploaded on 10th November 2022

#5 Session

Neolithic and IVC period

Uploaded on 11th November 2022

#6 Session

Harappan Civilization

Uploaded on 12th November 2022

#7 Session

Iron Age and Megalithic Culture

Uploaded on 14th November 2022

#8 Session

1.2 and 1.3 -Palaeoanthropological Evidences from India and Ethno Archaeology

Uploaded on 16th November 2022

#9 Session

2 Demographic Profile of India- I

Uploaded on 18th November 2022

#10 Session

2 Demographic Profile of India- II

Uploaded on 23rd November 2022

#11 Session

2 Demographic Profile of India- III

Uploaded on 24th November 2022

#12 Session

2 Demographic Profile of India- 4

Uploaded on 25th November 2022

#13 Session

3.1 The structure and Nature of Traditional Indian Social system

Uploaded on 28th November 2022

#14 Session

3.2 Caste system in India

Uploaded on 29th November 2022

#15 Session

3.2 Caste system in India - 2

Uploaded on 30th November 2022

#16 Session

3.2 Caste system in India - 3

Uploaded on 1st December 2022

#17 Session

3.3 Man nature and spirit complex and sacred complex

Uploaded on 20th February 2023

#18 Session

3.4 Impact of Buddhism,Jainism,Isalm and Christianity on Indian Society

Uploaded on 22nd February 2023

#19 Session

3.4 Impact of Buddhism, Jainism, Islam and Christianity on Indian Society part 2

Uploaded on 25th February 2023

#20 Session

4. Emergence and Growth of Indian Anthropology

Uploaded on 27th February 2023

#21 Session

4. Contributions of Indian Anthropologists

Uploaded on 1st March 2023

#22 Session

4. Contributions of Indian Anthropologists Part - 2

Uploaded on 3rd March 2023

* For any admission related queries please call us at 8882932364 and mail us at admissions@jvias.com

For any queries, Call 8882932364