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8:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Geography Foundation 2024


GS SCORE's Geography Optional Foundation program is a 4.5 months Intensive Classroom Programme with comprehensive coverage of syllabus in time bound manner along with Extensive coverage of Applied Geography topics mainly related to India Geography and Special focus on inculcating geographical thinking among the students. 

  • 4.5 Months Comprehensive Programme to cover complete syllabus of Geography Optional.
  • Coverage of Extended Topics, Applied Geography Topics & Map Marking.
  • Regular Doubt clearing session with the faculty.
  • Test Series of total 12 Tests including 8 Sectional & 4 Mock Tests
  • Meticulously designed Study Materials


  • Discussion of Previous Year paper for understanding the changing trends
  • Special focus on inculcating geographical thinking among students
  • Special Sessions on Map Marking (India)
  • Extensive coverage of Applied Geography topics mainly related to Indian Geography
  • To enhance answer writing skills, regular answer writing sessions will be conducted.
  • Test series for assessment and gradual improvement: 12 tests including 8 sectional and 4 mock tests.
  • Regular Doubt clearing session with the faculty.


  • Multidimensional Scientific Humanistic subject Easy for Doctor, Engineer & Arts Background Students
  • Most preferred optional in UPSC Examination
  • Overall it cuts down the time required to complete GS Syllabus
  • It covers 25% Syllabus of GS Mains and 1/3rd of GS Prelims Question usually comes from Geography and Environment
  • Ample scope for fetching good marks through Logical & Diagrammatic Representation
  • Quality study material is easily available
  • At least one topic in Essay Paper is from Geography

Programme Approach

About The Course

This course has been specially designed for those who are

  • Interested in opting Geography as optional without Academic Background of the subjects.
  • Having difficulties with the terms and definitions and its applicability in understanding the subject
  • Even for those who have studied the subject but can not apply their information as per the requirements of the UPSC
  • Studied the subject by their own and facing problem in writing standard answer.

Study Material

We will provide comprehensive study material for Geography optional. The nature of study material will be two fold, one which will work as supplementary material to class lectures and second will target on basic to strengthen your foundation.


There will be 16 Tests having three level of assessments.


We at GS SCORE have a team of capable and experienced faculty from eminent institutions such as JNU and IITs. In GS SCORE the Geography optional classes for UPSC mains is under the guidance of renowned Geography faculty SIDDHARTH MITTAL. He has extensive teaching experience in UPSC field and has credit of helping number of students to become IAS/IPS/IRS etc. He believes in interactive learning so he regularly interacts with the students to clear all the doubts of students.Overall, the faculty maintains a balanced interaction-based teaching, careful monitoring of progress of students along with personal and detailed guidance for answer writing.

Why GS Score

The selection of the right coaching institute plays a vital role in IAS Exams journey.The institute helps in developing the necessary skills required to qualify one of the most prestigious Civil Service Examination. When it comes to finding Best Geography Coaching in Delhi students tend to get confused.

To make your journey of UPSC Exam outstanding, we at GS SCORE provide excellent guidance to aspirants for Geography Optional Classes for UPSC Mains

Our programme focuses on identification of the core strength and weakness of the aspirants and rectification of mistakes through constant monitoring and evaluation.To give you a real hand experience you can download the answer script of the Geography optional topper copy from our website.

Geography as an Optional Subject

The selection of suitable optional subject for Civil Services Examination is a delicate issue for many aspirants. The foremost criteria to choose an optional subject is based on interest of subject for aspirant and the optional having maximum convergence with GS syllabus so that optional preparation should rather help in GS preparation instead of reducing time for the latter. As evident from past success stories Geography as optional subject in UPSC Mains has emerged to be the most reliable subject to qualify the UPSC with high rank.

Geography optional contains static portions such as Physical Geography along with very dynamic portions that can be linked to contemporary events such as disasters and their preparedness. The second paper in Geography optional is about Indian Geography that is based on the applied part of the first paper. Geography optional can be fruitful for prelims exam as well as for GS Mains paper too. In Prelims exam The topics that can be covered from the Geography optional include  Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.

Geography has tremendous overlap with the GS Mains paper I. The topics that can be covered from the Geography optional include Salient features of world’s physical geography, factors responsible for the location of industries in various parts of the world, important geographical phenomena etc. While in GS paper III: The topics that can be covered from the Geography optional include agriculture, cross-border crimes, planning, development, infrastructure, industries and resources, transportation, demographic dividend, etc.

At the interview stage, The studies of geography optional can help you answer questions on the regional geography of your place(Which can include climate, topography, vegetation factors, agricultural parameters such as soil) in a better manner.

Course Fee

₹ 37000/-

online Fee

₹ 42000/-

offline Fee

₹ 37000

Online Fee

₹ 42000

Offline Fee

Syllabus to be Covered


Online Classes

  • To enroll student has to register on the website using Registration Form or Google Login or Facebook Login.
  • If already registered login with your username and password which you have used for registration.
  • Account for Online Classes will be activated within one working day of Enrollment or before batch Starts.
  • Classes will be conducted online as per the class schedule.
  • Weekly Class Schedule will be uploaded into students account with session plan and doubt clearing sessions schedule.
  • Study Material is into two formats i.e. printed and pdf.
  • Printed Study Material, if any will be dispatched by courier within a week of enrollment.
  • Soft Copy notes will be uploaded in PDF format into your account.
Doubt Clearing
  • One on one doubt clearing session will be conducted with concern faculties on Google Meet as per schedule.
  • Students can put their doubts in chat box given into their account with each session.
  • Students can also interact with faculty though phone or whatsApp for doubt clearing.
  • After evaluation of mains test copy, one on one discussion with respective faculty will be done on phone.
Geography Test Series
  • Tests will be uploaded in PDF format in your account.
  • To write the test students have to download the PDF of test paper booklet or write the test in A4 sheet with proper spacing as per UPSC pattern. After writing the test send us back scanned copy in pdf format for evaluation.
  • Further evaluated test copy will be sent back to the students within 15 days after receiving the answer sheet.
  • Test discussion video will be uploaded into your account on the scheduled test date.
  • Once student will receive evaluated copy, one to one discussion with concerned faculty/experts will be arranged via phone call or live interaction.

Demo Classes

Understanding Geography & Trends via UPSC Reports| Day 1:Orientation Class Geography Foundation

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Geography Syllabus, Hierarchy & References (part-1)|Day 2 Geography Foundation Orientation

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Geography Syllabus, Hierarchy & References (part-2)|Day 3 Geography Foundation Orientation

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Geography Syllabus, Hierarchy & References (part-3)|Day 4 Geography Foundation Orientation

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