STATESMAN CLUB Advanced International Relations for UPSC IAS GS Paper 2
Coordinated By arpita roy
UPSC Mains
Current Affairs based THEMES; Advanced IR batch; 12 days club, for Mains GS Paper 2 and Prelims, Answer writing sessions on Google meet; Mentorship
What is the Statesman club?

It’s a 10 + 2 days Advanced Habitat club for GS- International Relations for IAS Mains and Prelims exam. In this Arpita ma’am will be teaching and discussing with you 10 Current Affairs related Themes for IR which are most important for UPSC IAS exam.

In these engaging sessions you would be covering IR on an Advanced level through Habitat chat based discussions, notes and practicing answer writing on google meet sessions.

Why should you join the Statesman club?
  • Questions from IR are worth 50 marks in GS Paper II of UPSC CSE Mains
  • Understand contemporary issues of IR
  • 2 Google meet answer writing sessions to understand how to structure your answers and present the content
  • Integrate current affairs in your answers to boost score
  • Grasp over IR also helps in essay writing
Flow of the sessions:

Since it is an Advanced club, Preliminary reading (reference material - PDF) will be given to the students, which they are supposed to read before the session.

Students will then in Habitat discussion and analyze the topic through questions asked by the mentor in chats.

Summary notes of the discussion will be provided by the Mentor

Duration:10 + 2 days days
Program starting from: 4th August (5 days/week)
Course fee: Rs 1500 + GST = Rs 1770
Program inclusion
  • Membership 10 + 2 days Habitat club (5 days a week sessions)
  • Theme based Advanced IR coverage
  • Habitat discussions and doubt sessions
  • PDF notes before the session and PDF summary notes
  • Answer writing Google meet sessions
  • Mentorship by Arpita Roy
Topics to be covered: (more will get added)
  • India-China Relations: The Road from Galwan
  • India’s Afghanistan Challenge
  • India-US relations from Trump to Biden
  • India and the Indo-Pacific
  • India’s quest for reformed multilateralism
  • Challenges and opportunities for India in the post Pandemic geopolitical landscape
  • Health in Foreign Policy and Vaccine Diplomacy
  • Challenge of Regionalism in South Asia
  • Climate Diplomacy
  • Gated Globalisation
  • 2 Google meet sessions: Previous Year Mains IR Questions: Answer Writing Sessions
Mode of discussion:

Habitat is a chat-based platform. Thus primarily discussions are going to be in the form of texts/chats. However, mentors can use a combination of text, audio and video message

How to join?

Click on enroll below. Use your same email id to log in and access the Habitat club that you had used to enroll. You will be directed to the Habitat club. Tag Arpita ma'am using @ before arpita.roy in the club. More details and timetable will be shared in the club.

Facing any issue in joining?

Reach out to us at and we'll solve your query asap.

60.67% Disc 4500
Enroll Now