Anthropology (Optional) through Mindmaps + Related Current Affairs

This mindmap course helps you in learning or revising Anthropology optional topics 10X faster and better!

Who is this course for
  • UPSC, State PSC, and other competitive exam aspirants who have this subject in their syllabus
  • General readers who wish to learn this subject in a short amount of time

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Features of this course
  • In-depth but easy to learn/revise through interactive & hierarchical mindmaps
  • Remember concepts for long-term
  • Add your own notes
  • Linkage with current affairs gives you updated info right away
  • Adhered to syllabus & previous year question patterns

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Course Content

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INSTRUCTIONS & SAMPLES
PAPER 1
PAPER 2
RELATED CURRENT AFFAIRS
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Course Includes

  • 56 Modules
  • 239 Submodules

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  1. Please ad diagrams, previous year questions, case studies, current example, ….

    1. Yes we are adding diagrams wherever required.
      Previous year questions also will be added.thanks for the suggestions

  2. Sir,history aur economy ka bhi aise hi short notes dijiye plz

    1. Thank you for the positive feedback. We are always working to give you the best content.

  3. Please upload the notes daily and complete it as early as possible before September at least….thanks for your effort

    1. Thank you for the feedback.we are working to give you the best content and will make sure to finish ASAP. Good luck

  4. Add names of anthropologist and their work/books as much as possible as it make the answer relevant and fetches more marks

    1. Thanks for the feedback. as a matter of fact we did add and we will add major works of all anthropologists.you can refer it in classical evolutionists topic that is freely available. Good luck.

    1. Thanks for your feedback..Regarding diagrams pls see other freely available topic like classical evolutionists topic.you can see diagram.. in physical anthropology we have added lot of diagrams for understanding the concepts wherever required.
      2) regarding previous year questions we will add for sure..
      Thanks again.

  5. Regarding anthropology optional, all mindmaps are quite good and topics are covered according to previous year papers.

  6. Are these notes enough for complete coverage of anthropology optional? And when will you upload all the mindmaps?

    1. Thank you for your interest..we are covering each topic comprehensively extracting important points from multiple sources..we are making sure that student doesn’t need another source to look for.
      We are uploading one topic each day so one can finish reading them as soon as it was uploaded.we will finish it ASAP
      Thank you.

  7. Please upload atleast one topics everyday one from 1st paper and one from 2nd paper…earnest request to you..thanks for your effort

    1. You’re welcome. We do try our best to upload quality mindmaps as quickly as possible. Please have some patience. Thank you.

    2. Uploading Each topic a day to ensure content rich mindmaps..if you are preparing for 2021 you will be having more than sufficient time to read revise all the mind maps.. thank you for your feedback.good luck

  8. i have taken 1 yr subscription but course is still not complete.. by the time it gets completed will my subscription time liit be extended as its useless presently?please tell

  9. Hi,
    Great work so far! Can give us some idea as to by when you are planning to complete the syllabus? Can try planning accordingly.
    Thank you.

    1. I’ve hired two staffs to complete both papers 1 and 2 asap. One of the staffs cleared UPSC mains 3 times in a row and another one cleared state civil services. So they give only quality mindmaps at the expense of some time. I guess it’ll be completed in 2-3 months if they submit topics daily like now.

  10. hi… i have query does you channel provides mind maps or anthropology notes…i would like to join can i know the details weather it is a mind maps or detailed notes

    1. Yes. This is the page where you can find the anthro notes. They are in-depth notes in mindmap format for big-picture understanding and quick revision.

  11. Hi, how many more day’s it will take to complete syllabus? Is the topics are getting uploaded on daily basis till now?

  12. hi, any estimate upto when course would be completed…please give an estimate so that we can plan accordingly.
    thanks for all the mindmaps :)

  13. In Anthropology, paper 1 under 2.4 Family, Mindmap of ‘Functions of Family’ has Mindmap of ‘Types of Family’.
    Please rectify it.

  14. Anthropology paper 1
    Chapter 2 (family)
    Impact of urbanization, industrialization and feminist movement on family..
    Topic information not found , showing kinship introduction..plz rectify it

  15. hello sir, at least in paper 1 there are few topics in between the completed topics which are not completed , please first complete them it would be helpful in flow and secondly, can we expect the paper 2 to be completed by april end?

  16. sir, in paper 1, topic 2.4 ( subtopic effect of urbanization ) and topic 2.5(subtopic forms of decent group ) are not there ,some other mind map is inside these topics, please rectify, its very urgent

  17. In section 1.2 relationship with life science, medical science, earth science, behavioral science is missing. Is it not relevant for the exam?

    1. hi there. it was a conscious decision to skip those topics, so that we could finish other topics, as the above-said topics are not very important from exam perspective. you could see the previous years’ question papers and can realize this fact. the social sciences part is important and we covered it extensively. But we’ll cover those left-over topics after everything is over. rest assured. thank you. good luck.

  18.  linguistic elements in the Indian population and their distribution in Optional 2, Chapter 2, is not updated correctly. It points again to the Ethnic elements in Indian population.
    Could you please check it.

  19. Could you please bit expedite the update. Till now in Optional 2 many topics are incomplete.
    Thank you so much for preparing it.

  20. Hello Is syllabus of anthropology finished ? If not may I know what’s are the topics left out

    1. It’ll be completed in a month. Topics with hyperlinks (red colour) are completed, topics without hyperlinks (black colour) are yet to be uploaded.

  21. In paper 2, section 1.3 Ethno archaeology in India, Survivals and parallels are not opening. Have you not added it?

      1. Survival parallels have no case studies explaining specific hunting and foraging, pastoralism, fishing, peasants including arts and crafts. You have provided only general features. I would like to talk to someone on call to get a clear understanding. I have been struggling on this since a day. Thank You

        1. wrt parallels cultural parallels as we know are culture having similar cultural characteristics so we discussed common characteristics of each economic system and examples across world
          wrt survivals we did provide case studies dealing ethnoarchaeology studies wrt bead making pottery making swidden agriculture.pls look into survivals topic for ethnoarchaeology studies and not parallels mindmap
          thank you

  22. hello sir. are you providing written notes?? or only mind map? please let me know. thank you

    1. We provide in-depth written notes in the format of mindmap for easier learning/revision due to the hierarchial nature of the mindmap that gives a particular shape to the concept you study.

  23. Hello sir
    Unit 2.1 of paper one
    One topic Ethnocentrism vis a vis cultural relativism was not found in anthropology Optional .

    Please check this out and solve.

  24. Hello sir, Paper 1 under 2.1 topic ethnocentrism is not available after opening it. Please check.

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  26. The whole syllabus is covered extensively and precisely. Hope these mindmaps are enough for scoring high marks.

  27. Biological and chronological longevity mindmap is not available..If I click on the sub topic theories and observations mindmaps gets downloaded

  28. my enrollment for the optional paper is up till August. I got enrolled in March but now I cannot see the mind maps for the same. kindly help.