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Essay Edge Course 2023


The essay is a crucial component of the UPSC Civil Service Main Examination. It holds significant weightage and can greatly enhance your overall mains score, in conjunction with your optional subject. Several individuals have achieved commendable ranks solely by obtaining a high score in the essay paper, along with decent scores in other subjects.

As you are all aware, the nature and scoring of the Essay paper have changed since the 2021 mains examination. The topics now are primarily philosophical in nature, making essay writing more challenging, and consequently, overall scores have dipped. In previous years, with sufficient efforts, scores of 140 and above, even reaching 150+, could be attained. However, in the past two years, surpassing the 130+ mark has become a formidable task.

Staying true to its motto of Simplifying UPSC preparation, InsightsIAS is delighted to announce the launch of the Essay Edge Course by its expert faculty, Mr. Farees Rahman. This course is designed to help you conquer the challenges in essay writing and master the art of crafting exceptional essays.

Features of the course:

  1. There will be a total of 11 classes, subdivided as follows:
    1. 4 classes- Skill enhancement sessions with effective exercises in-class: These sessions will focus on teaching basic skills in-class through exercises, allowing students to master them.
    2. 3 classes - Expertise enhancement sessions: With sufficient grip on the basics, advanced techniques will be taught at the halfway point to add value to your essay writing skills.
    3. 4 classes - Essay Discussion & Capability strengthening sessions: These sessions will cover essay questions, previous year's topics, and provide opportunities for minor and major improvements in a staggered manner.
  2. The course will include a total of 9 tests, comprising of 1 baseline test and 8 mock tests. The tests will be evaluated in detail as per UPSC standards. To ensure comprehensive guidance and support, One-on-one feedback will be provided by Farees sir himself.
  3. The course is designed based on the proven "S.W.O.T analysis template." This template will be generated midway through the course, taking into account your performance in the tests. It will assist students in identifying their strengths and enhancing them further, as well as recognizing their weaknesses and working on transforming them into strengths.
  4. A uniquely designed Coursebook will be issued on 15th June, which will serve as a comprehensive resource for the students. It will include designated spaces for taking notes, brainstorming, and writing essays. Additionally, it will feature sections for evaluation and the S.W.O.T analysis template. This arrangement allows all essays to be compiled in one place, facilitating integrated feedback and tracking of individual growth throughout the course.
  5. Unique value-added materials will be provided to the students during the course, aiming to enrich their essay writing content. These materials are specifically designed to provide additional knowledge and resources that can enhance the quality and depth of their essays.
  6. The course is available in both online and offline modes, catering to the preferences of students. Online students will receive a PDF version of the coursebook and the value-added materials. They will also have the opportunity to receive one-on-one feedback through platforms such as Zoom or Google Meet, ensuring personalized guidance and support.
  7. Course will begin with an open session on 08-06-2023 which is open for all and will be live-streamed on YouTube. This session aims to provide an overview of the course, its objectives, and key highlights, allowing a broader audience to gain insights into the course content and approach.
  8. The course will cover both technical and philosophical essay topics (with more emphasis on the latter), providing guidance and strategies for effectively approaching and writing essays on these diverse subjects. Students will receive comprehensive instruction on how to tackle technical topics with clarity and precision, as well as how to delve into philosophical themes with depth and critical analysis. The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills and strategies to excel in both types of essay topics.
  9. The course is specifically designed to maximize benefits while minimizing time investment, recognizing the need for candidates preparing for the mains examination to allocate their time and efforts across multiple areas such as the optional subject and GS papers. The course structure and content are tailored to provide focused and efficient guidance, ensuring that students can effectively balance their preparation while still obtaining substantial benefits in essay writing.
  10. The course offers affordable prices while providing features that are not available elsewhere. The aim is to make quality essay writing guidance accessible to a wide range of students, ensuring that they receive exceptional value for their investment. The combination of affordability and unique features sets this course apart from others in the market.
  11. Students will have continued access to guidance and feedback from Farees Sir even after the completion of the Essay Edge Course. Post-course support is offered to ensure ongoing assistance and support to students in their essay writing journey. They are encouraged to avail this support and can rely on Farees Sir for guidance even beyond the course duration.
  12. Special guidance is also available for students who are preparing for the Indian Forest Service Main Examination (IFoS Mains) and require assistance with their English essays specific to the demands of that exam.


Course Fees:

Rs 10000-/ (Inclusive of all taxes)

Early bird offer till 7th June: 10% discount


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