Creative Teaching Methodology
  1. Meticulously designed Course Plan with daily schedules.
  2. Greatest thrust on Conceptual Clarity
  3. Detailed analysis of Previous Years' Questions to ensure three things.
    • Right direction is being followed in teaching
    • Prioritization of topics in order of importance
    • Conditions you to choose what to read and more importantly what not to read.
  4. Develops Alternative perspectives to promote open-mindness and a willingness to have a critical view of events and issues.
  5. Inter disciplinary approach to enable students to gain the ability to think critically, tolerate ambiguity, recognize bias and acknowledge & appreciate ethical concerns for writing best answers.
  6. Printed study material supplemented with other learning aids in audio-visual format to boost learning effectiveness.
  7. Ensuring individual attention
Writing Skill & Personality Development
  1. Writing skill development is the unique and integral component of all long term courses at ALS aimed at empowering participants to transform their writing abilities. It seeks to completely alter their language , attitude and creative levels.
  2. Answer Writing Skill Development has certain aspects
    • Helps you to understand what is exactly asked
    • Helps you to manage your time for each answer
    • Moulds you to adhere to word limit
    • Helps you to write the answer within the given space
  3. Special focus is on how to write introductory statements as well as concluding remarks
  4. Focus on planning the answer in real time exam situation
  5. Detailed test discussions supplemented with model answers
  6. Answers evaluated as per UPSC standards supported with effective feedback
  7. Regular Self Evaluation Tests
  8. Further inputs to enhance level of retention
  9. Courses at ALS are so uniquely designed and developed that not only it ensures for participants the huge expansion in knowledge base but also transformation in their personality.
  10. Some of the qualities which participants can acquire through our courses are mental alertness , critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgement, variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.
Assessment & Evaluation
  1. Tests, an integral part of classroom programme
  2. Tests helps you in three ways:
    • Self-discipline - induces a strong urge to study on a daily basis
    • Self-evaluation - reviews where you stand at the end of the day
    • Constructive comparison - shows where your peer group is positioned
  3. Types of Classroom Tests:
    • Surprise tests of 10-15 minutes duration
    • Longer duration tests on weekend/end of chapters
    • Separate tests for Prelim as well as Main Exam
    • Full length simulated tests at the end of the course
  4. Fifteen minutes activity towards the end of every session
  5. NCERT based Tests in the Multiple-Choice format to build the foundation and evaluate one's basic subject knowledge
  6. Full length Objective and Descriptive tests for preliminary as well as main exam towards the completion of the course