Political Science and International Relations (Optional) through Mindmaps

This mindmap course helps you in learning or revising political science (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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Referred Sources
General Studies
  • Polity – Laxmikanth, DD Basu, Internet.
  • Economy – Ramesh Singh, Internet.
  • Art & Culture – Spectrum, Internet.
  • Geography – NIOS, NCERT, Internet.
  • Environment – NIOS, Shankar, Internet.
  • Ancient India – R.S. Sharma (old NCERT), Internet.
  • Medieval India – Satish Chandra, Internet.
  • Modern India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • Post-independent India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • World History – Tamil Nadu Board book, Internet.
  • International Relations – Internet.
  • Ethics – Lexicon, Internet.
  • Indian Society & Social Justice – NCERT, Internet.
  • Internal Security – News & research papers.
  • Disaster – News & research papers.
  • Governance – Internet.
  • Science & Technology – News sources.

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Political Science (Optional)
  • IGNOU MA Notes
  • Political Theory by O P Gauba
  • Global Politics by Andrew Heywoods
  • VP Verma – Modern Indian political thoughts
  • etc

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Anthropology (Optional)

Paper 1:

  • Physical Anthropology – P Nath
  • Anthropology Simplified- Vivek Bhasme
  • Anthropology – Ember and Ember
  • epg pathashala
  • ignou M.A Anthropology

Paper-II:

  • ignou M.A Anthropology
  • epg pathashala
  • January 2014 edition of Yojana- Tribal and Marginalized Communities
  • The Tribal Culture of India – LP Vidyarthi
  • Tribal India – Nadeem Hasnain
  • Indian Anthropology -Nadeem Hasnain
  • Anthropology Simplified – Vivek Bhasme

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Geography (Optional)
  1. Savindra Singh’s Geomorphology
  2. Savindra Singh’s Physical Geography
  3. Savindra Singh’s Climatology
  4. Savindra Singh’s Oceanography
  5. D.R khullar
  6. Majid Hussain
  7. Geographical thought by R. D Dikshit
  8. Internet

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Sociology (Optional)
  • Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  • IGNOU Material
  • Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  • Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology
  • Research papers from the internet

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Public Adminstration (Optional)

Booklist for Paper 1:

  • Mohit Bhattacharya: New Horizon of public administration
  • Administrative Thinkers by Prasad & Prasad
  • Comparative public administration: R.K Arora
  • Public administration by M. Laxmikanth
  • Public administration paper 1 by RB Aribam

Booklist for Paper – 2:

  • Indian public administration by Ramesh K Arora & Rajni Goyal
  • Public administration paper 2 by RB Aribam
  • Government reports (2nd ARC, Punchi Commission reports, NITI aayog recommendations )
  • Newspapers editorials

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aspirant
aspirant
1 year ago

Sir plz start sociology optional also.

Yogendra
Yogendra
1 year ago

Sir i have subscribe PSIR mind map

pavankalyan
pavankalyan
1 year ago
Reply to  Yogendra

How is the notes bro ? Is it good for pair ? How it is helping you now ? Please tell me bro. I will also buy if it is good.

Sanjana
Sanjana
1 year ago

I paid the amount and yet not accessible

Navya
Navya
1 year ago

Sir please upload physics optional as soon as possible

anurag
anurag
1 year ago

Hi.. what books do we need to read with these psir mindmaps, for the political theory part…

SHUBHAM
SHUBHAM
1 year ago

Sir also plan something for Anthropology also (One of the most common optional subject)

krishan
krishan
1 year ago

SIR PLEASE START ANTHROPOLOGY OPTIONAL

Ritu Raj
Ritu Raj
1 year ago

i am a member of PSIR group but not able to login again…ple resolve the issue

Janani R
Janani R
1 year ago

Sir, its good that you started updating PSIR. But keep the resources limited. no need of university materials. just reference books are enough.

Shraddha
Shraddha
1 year ago

sir do psir contain only mindmaps or mindmap+article(as in current affairs)

Dhruvrajsinh Gohil
Dhruvrajsinh Gohil
10 months ago

Sir, is this content enough for writing a mains answer of 250 words?

Rukmini
Rukmini
10 months ago

Changing international political order mindmap is not available

Somya Singh
Somya Singh
8 months ago

are scholars view also there?

Adil Rather
Adil Rather
5 months ago

Sir this notes of psir is enough to crack optional paper

Omkar Ashok Kadam
Omkar Ashok Kadam
4 months ago

Nice notes

PALASH AGLAWE
PALASH AGLAWE
1 month ago

if i take a 2 month subscription does that mean i wont be able to access it after 2 months or is it that further additions wont be accessible

pradip mallick
pradip mallick
13 days ago

I want to have PSIR MINDMAP ,charges plz

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