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English Literature Course (Optional Subject) for UPSC

This course is designed for those interested in choosing English Literature as optional subject irrelevant of their academic background. This course covers the English Literature UPSC syllabus, both Paper I and Paper II in a comprehensive and systematic way. It is a good optional subject to choose for those who have the habit of reading or interested in literature and have the necessary language skills. It can be highly scoring subject for those with a flair for writing well. It is a subject that can be easily covered in a span of 4-5 months. The fixed nature of the syllabus of English Literature in UPSC makes it an attractive option as it can be fully covered if planned and prepared well. This course is designed to give you an edge in writing answers that are relevant as well as distinct, so as to help you not only cover syllabus but to score well in the exam.


  • Total duration of the course: 4.5 months.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the syllabus.

  • Covers Background questions and theories.

  • Discussions of previous year questions and important areas.

  • 8 Tests during the course & 2 full-length mock tests once the syllabus is completed.

  • Individual attention.

  • Flexible slots available (both weekdays and weekends).

  • Detailed study plan to cover the entire syllabus along with our classes.

  • 24*7 online support


Paper I   

  • This Paper covers English literature from 16th to the end of 19th century.

  • Consists of 5 Poets, 2 Playwrights and 7 Novelists. (From Shakespeare to Mark Twain)

  • Socio-political and literary background of these writers.


Paper II

  • This Paper covers English literature in 20th century.

  • Consists of 5 Poets, 2 Playwrights and 7 Novelists. (From W.B. Yeats to V.S. Naipaul)

  • Socio-political and literary background of these writers.

  • Literary theories which made an appearance in 20th cen – Post-colonial criticism, modernist criticism, feminist criticism etc.


  • Admission Started. Admission would be on a first come first served basis.

  • Fees can be paid through Online mode only.

  • Students will be given a user ID and password to access the live online classes on the Zoom platform.

  • Classes will be conducted live as per the class schedule.

  • If you miss a scheduled live class, a recorded video of the class will be available in your account.

  • Recorded sessions can be accessed from "Our Learning App." 

  • The recorded videos will be available in your account until the main exam.


Live Lecture :  ̶ ̶₹̶3̶5̶,̶0̶0̶0̶/̶-̶  ₹ 20,000/- + GST


Following are the options available for you to go ahead and avail the course for your preparation:


  1. You can pay the entire fee at one time through secured payment link using your Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking Credential, Google Pay, PhonePe, Paytm, UPI etc.

  2. If you wish to make payment in EMIs, You can use your Credit Card or Debit Card to get the course in 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 months EMIs.


If you have any questions or queries, we will always be happy to help. Feel free to contact us by telephone (+91 8089 571 690) or email ( and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.

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