EduRev's team has mentored thousands of students in the last 3-years, including Anudeep Durishetty AIR 1 UPSC CSE 2017, and one thing that was common that a lot of time of an aspirant is wasted in compiling the sources from different sources and studying them efficiently.
Our team has spent the last 2-years interacting with toppers, teachers who have mentored these toppers, understanding their strategies, sources that they referred to during the preparation, compiling these sources & making them available to you at a single click in the EduRev App, saving hundreds of hours wasted in setting the base for the preparation.
This document will briefly help you understand how you can leverage EduRev smartly to crack the UPSC exam & study what actually matters to crack the exam.
EduRev course(s) is structured in such a way that you can study everything for Economy in a single place:
It is recommended to start with the understanding of the syllabus & analysis of previous year questions of UPSC Prelims & Mains to understand the pattern of the exam and what kind of questions are being asked in the exam. You can find the Syllabus of Economy here.
Once you're done with the understanding of the syllabus & previous year's questions, you should start your UPSC preparation with NCERT Textbooks.
It is important to have a strong understanding of key concepts of the economy. NCERTs are the best resource to cater to that need. Moreover, questions are asked directly from the NCERT. Hence, it is important to read them carefully.
All NCERT textbooks from Class 9th to 12th have been provided in NCERT Textbooks and Tests section of Indian Economy Course for UPSC CSE
NCERT Textbooks and Tests in Indian Economy Course on EduRev
In case if you've already read the NCERTs, we recommend you to go through NCERT summaries for a quick revision.
After you’ve read the NCERTs and their summaries, it is recommended to attempt MCQ tests to help you strengthen your concepts and ensure that you’ve understood all the concepts right. All these tests have been prepared by the experts of EduRev as per the latest pattern of the UPSC exam.
Check here: NCERT Based Tests for UPSC CS for Economics
NCERT based Tests of Economy at EduRev
You need to cover basic books like Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh and Indian Economy Key Concepts by Shankar Ganesh to get a complete understanding and thorough knowledge. These books are specifically written for CSE preparation, hence are very helpful in covering the entire syllabus of the Indian Economy very strategically.
You can refer to EduRev's course with summaries & MCQ Tests for the famous reference book of Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
The books below are also some of the most recommended books on Indian Economy which you can refer to.
You do not need to read them cover to cover, just read through the relevant chapters that are a part of the UPSC economy syllabus.
Current affairs play a very important role especially for the economic subject as it covers the recent developments in the Indian economy. Read “Economic Times” and “Business Standard” to cover the current affairs of the economy portion for UPSC preparation. You should stay updated with current affairs.
Along with this, you can find at EduRev the following important sources to cover Current Affairs
Perfect your concepts and master the subjects through Video Lectures, Notes & MCQ tests.
Once you are thorough with the basic understanding of the concepts through NCERTs, you should continue the learning with the videos. You can find video lectures under each topic in the videos section here.
Video Lectures for Nature of Indian Economy
EduRev Detailed Videos
EduRev UPSC experts have prepared notes in a structured manner with well-explained images to help you understand the topics and cover all the aspects of a particular topic.
You can find detailed notes under each topic in the docs section here.
EduRev notes prepared by UPSC Experts
MCQ Tests on all the topics (& sub-topics) of Economics subject are helpful for clear understanding, proper practice, and quick revision. These tests will help you in self-evaluation and you can check, whether you've understood a topic completely.
You can find MCQ Tests under each topic in the Tests section here.
Indian Economy questions in prelims can get tricky as in the first look of it, all options might look correct and this may lead to confusion and ambiguity. In order to be easy with the subject solve lots of mock tests. Master your concepts and better understand the topics. Attempt more and more tests and ace your preparation.
Similar to Indian Economy, there are courses for other subjects as well available under the EduRev Infinity plan -
History for UPSC CSE, Geography for UPSC CSE, Indian Polity for UPSC CSE, Science & Technology for UPSC CSE, Environment for UPSC CSE & others.
Various Courses for UPSC are available on EduRev
Go through the strategy documents below and devise your strategy:
Happy Learning with EduRev!