With change in the Civil Services Mains pattern and syllabus in 2013, ESSAY paper acquired more importance than earlier. Earlier a candidate had to write on one topic for 250 marks. With the change in the syllabus, now, candidates have to write on two topics for 250 marks. This has helped the students in scoring good marks. And overall EFFECTIVE Contribution of ESSAY Marks has increased many fold in their final selection.
Writing a good essay requires an art of ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE, and SKILL to write through ELABORATION, EXPLANATION & EXEMPLIFICATION. And this skill can be acquired through ACQUISITION of KNOWLEDGE practice of WRITING under an expert guidance
Writing an essay in school is different from writing in Civil Services Examination. The reason being, an evaluator of UPSC looks for an in-depth ELABORATION, EXPLANATION & EXEMPLIFICATION in precise and coherent manner. UPSC wants to ensure candidates’ ability to comprehend the topic analytically. The evaluators while evaluating the papers takes into account-the comprehension, originality of thought, clarity of expression and integrated thinking with assimilation of ideas on temporal & sectoral scales.
The UPSC notification reads as, “Candidates will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion and to write concisely. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression.
ESSAY WRITING PRACTICE IS MUST IN CHANGED SCENARIO
The essay paper (250 marks) in the Civil Services Main Examination is crucial in determining the final outcome/ selection and ranking. In CSE – 2013, 2014 & 2015 Essay played very crucial role in Final Selections. In wake of dismal Performance of Most of the optional Subjects and GS, Performance and good score in Essay in Must to get a place in Civil Services.
Right guidance, preparation & practice is decisive because there is no specialization in essay and so no aspirant can claim expertise, unlike Optional subjects & G.S. Essay paper does not have a source of definitive information as in the case of general studies or optional subjects. This constitutes a challenge. It is vital to understand that an essay is a reflection of the personality – ideas, views, analysis, assessments and inferences, values, attitude, aptitude, orientation and communication (written) abilities, all the attributes that are wanted by UPSC in aspriant.
WHAT VIKASH RANJAN’S CLASSES OFFERS?
To develop this skill WE offers special “ESSAY FOUNDATION CLASSES” for 150+Marks in Essay. In this programme, he provides classes on different THEMES for improving your KNOWLEDGE BASE as well as Guidance for THE WRITING SKILL. A good KNOWLEDGE base with good writing SKILLS is important for writing the essay logically and coherently.
We not only focus on improving student’s linguistic skills but also his ability for comprehension, analytical skill, quality of his integrated thinking, assimilation of ideas and clarity of expression on temporal & Sectoral Scales of knowledge.
Apart from Classes for improving Knowledge base, WE conduct test series to check our students’ Writing SKILL. Three Theme-Wise Essay Tests will be conducted. After the expert evaluation of papers, each topic is discussed in detail*. Further one-on-one INTERACTION* Sessions is organised with each student to explain them their strength and weaknesses, what is ‘good about their essay and what more should be done to make it a better one’.
I Thank Vikash Sir for his Personal Guidance to me in Sociology and Essay. I found His classes much beneficial and as per requirements of the exam. As the pattern of exam is very dynamic, Vikash Sir focused on each and every aspect of the Syllabus which could be asked in Mains. His Intelligent Guess Work in Tests made me comfortable in examination Hall. His Application Focused Approach build my Confidence.
I am grateful to Vikash Ranjan Sir for the support I received throughout the preparation. Sociology Preparation under Vikash Ranjan Sir gave me a sense of discipline and writing practice provided me tremendous confidence in writing even complicated questions in sociology. The Teachings method of Vikash Sir is Applied and interactive and very much EXAMFOCUSED. He provides wholesome guidance. His value addition discussions in class was game changer in my interview too.
I owe great deal of my success to Vikash Ranjan Sir for his continuous support right from mains to Interview. My Carrier Aim is a reality today because of proficiency and expertise which Vikash Sir has in Sociology and Interview guidance and his immense faith in his students. I am deeply indebted to Sir for giving me Right kind of approach and applied knowledge which has helped me in improving my performance in Sociology and Interview.
I would like to Thank Vikash Ranjan Sir, for his personal guidance that I received from him in preparation of SOCIOLOGY. In changed pattern of Civil Services Exam, Application Focused Approach of Vikash Ranjan Sir has no match in Coaching Field in Delhi. He has taken a brilliant step of shifting from regular coaching to Personal guidance mode. His Notes and methods suggested are the most relevant. I RECOMMEND EXAM FOCUSED-APPLICATION FOCUSED APPROACH OF VIKASH SIR to future aspirant of Civil Services.
I would like to Thank Vikash Sir for his rightful Guidance for answer writing in Sociology. I did SOCIOLOGY AWST Course and I received a qualitative guidance, which was highly INTERACTIVE AND APPLICATION FOCUSED, with due PERSONAL ATTENTION. The exhaustive coverage of CURRENT SOCIOLOGICAL INPUTS, regular answer writing practice coupled with an excellent teaching methodology is USP of Vikash Sir's Classes.
I Thank Vikash Sir for his Guidance in "SOCIOLOGY", "Essay" & "Interview". When I met Vikash Sir, I was confused regarding my Preparation, particularly writing Skill. His "Exam Focus Approach" & "Facilitative Style of Teaching" helped me gain confidence. I focused heavily on "Writing Practice" and finally got a Rank in CSE 13 to Join IAS.
I express my sincerest gratitude for the kind help provided by Vikash Ranjan Sir. I had a very positive and enriching experience with him. His Guidance played a very crucial role in my success, especially with regards to my Optional & Interview. He offers a pre-planned fixed routine and usually stays true to the original schedule and maintains Dynamism. I felt a personal touch to the guidance process.
Coming from ENGINEERING background, I didn't had academic knowledge about society and its problems. For Guidance in SOCIOLOGY I met Vikash Ranjan Sir. I Found "Facilitative Style of Teaching" and "EXAM FOCUS APPROACH" of Vikash Sir very beneficial for Preparation of Sociology Optional. His Focus on each & every aspect of Syllabus linked with Current Social Structure and Change helped me crack this exam in very FIRST ATTEMP. His Guidance in ANSWER WRITING and Prediction about Questions in CSE Examination is really excellent.
Just after CSE 2016 Prelims , I attended SOCIOLOGY Foundation Classroom Course under personal guidance of Vikash Ranjan Sir. I have to say, it was a really rewarding experience. His Examples for the concepts and theories was so interesting and simple, related with day today life that I managed to prep my optional in just three months. I followed his approach of answer writing and finally obtained 303 marks in Sociology optional which is one of the highest score in CSE 2016. I would definitely encourage you all to attend Vikash Ranjan Sir's Classes.
Vikash Ranjan Sir is one of the best teachers to guide for Answer Writing Improvement in Sociology. His personal one on one interactions and suggestion helped me a lot to get command over answer writing as well as improved novelty in the answers. No serious candidate serioue miss his guidance.
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