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IAS 2025: Geography Optional Foundation

Batch Starts: 06th May

Batch Timing : 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM


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 (Paper 1&2).
  • Class Dictation to organise most important topics.
  • Daily Answer Writing Practice and on the spot feedback by faculty.
  • Embedding the PYQ Discussion for a holistic preparation.
  • Direct One to One Discussion with the faculty on regular basis.
  • Inculcating changing pattern of Geography Optional in recent past.
  • Special Sessions on Map Marking (India).
  • Extensive coverage of Applied Geography topics mainly related to Indian Geography.
  • Test Series for assessment and gradual improvement: 12 tests including 8 sectional and 4 mock tests.
  • Meticulously designed Study Materials.


  • 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 12 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 Anurag Pathak and Praveen Kumar. 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.


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

IAS 2025: Geography Optional Foundation

Online Fee: 37000/- (+GST)

Combo Courses:

Optional Foundation + GS Mains Q&A (Sectional+Mock)

Online Fee: ₹ 47,000/- ₹ 65,000/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 52,000/- ₹ 70,000/- (+GST)

Optional Foundation + Ethics & Essay Classes

Online Fee: ₹ 45,000/- ₹ 62,000/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 50,000/- ₹ 67,000/- (+GST)

Optional Foundation + ITS-1 Year Integrated Test Series (Prelims+Mains)

Online Fee: ₹ 50,000/- ₹ 69,500/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 55,000/- ₹ 74,500/- (+GST)

Optional Foundation + GS Mains Q&A (Sectional)

Online Fee: ₹ 45,000/- ₹ 62,000/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 50,000/- ₹ 67,000/- (+GST)

GS Mains Classes + Optional Foundation

Online Fee: ₹ 65,000/- ₹ 87,000/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 75,000/- ₹ 97,000/- (+GST)

General Studies Classes + Optional Foundation

Online Fee: ₹ 95,000/- ₹ 107,000/- (+GST)

Offline Fee: ₹ 105,000/- ₹ 122,000/- (+GST)

To avail the Combo Offer or Detailed information call at 8448496262 or Chat with Course Counsellor


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