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Sharad Mani Thakur for Geography, GS : Review needed

Aspirants who've attended his classes for GS please share your experience. Thoughts on other teachers for geography are welcome.


  • The best Geo teacher you can have. Explains everything on the board with Diagrams and charts and gives notes in the class itself
    No formalities in the class and even outside class you can meet him, discuss, talk to him
    Previous year geo questions are discussed in the class itself, Standard answers dictated in the class itself, face to face one to one interaction

    Fee is nominal and there is provision of revision
    You can revise if you were absent or you didnt understood any topic or even if you want to revise the full course.
    You can come to the class, compare notes and see yourself and you can take trial also as fee payment is not on the first day
    You can join in between also do the course in rotation in next batch as revision is free there.
    No formalities at all
  • edited June 2017
    For Gs Geography as well as Geography Optional He is a very good teacher. He teaches everything in the class, on the board. Everything is on the board through charts, diagrams, maps etc And the same is in the class notes. Class notes are very well structured due to his style of teaching in which everything Is sequential. Description Explaination Charts Maps etc all are there in the Notes You just need to copy and paste in the answers.
    Answers are dictated in the class, No handouts or study material is given that you need to read separate.
    Only Class notes and Class notes and any book he says. Course is fully covered None of the things are left.
    You can discuss everything in the class itself. Previous year question papers are discussed in the class.

    About other teachers, I have only seen other Teacher's notes and not attended any classes anywhere else as far as Geography is concerned. And some of the Teacher's notes are very poor in front Of Sharad Sir's I don't want to defame any other teacher and you yourself can come to the class of Sharad Sir and see his teaching yourself.

    He is not at all business oriented. Infact the GS fees is very very less. And that's running cost only Because His tuition fees can not be so less as compared to his standards of teaching.

    One more thing-
    I had the privilege of attending and Personally meeting two Officers only because of him as He organised two seminarsOne was with Pulkit Garg Sir and Another was with Gurleen Malik Ma'am
    You can even check this on his facebook account https://www.facebook.com/sharad.thakur.7
  • Undoubtedly he is one of the best faculty I have ever seen in terms of knowledge explaining as well as his totally informal behaviour. He explains each topic with all his good efforts and understanding of the subject matter. Dictates every point in the form of notes. Teaches geography in a similar manner as that of physics. He have varied experience of disciplines as he is a graduate of science post graduate of geography and higher degrees in international relations. So it's his wisdom to interconnect things in a bigger canvas. Batches of optimum size, not a business manner, he works as an academician only.
  • Many Of My Freinds have been his students and Cleared CSE . He is really a dedicated teacher . One Of The Best Faculties of Geography For CSE .
  • Please review Majid Sir geography optional course (online) ; strong points of his course etc .
  • edited July 2017
    Unfortunate to see such comments.
  • “New Initiative”, Sharadmani Thakur Sir, You are only one "GEOGRAPHY" Master (Faculty) & "IAS Guru" in Old Rajinder Nagar. you are great Faculty for Geography. You have great knowledge of Physics,International Relations, History, Psychology, Anthropology, Philosophy. Sir is honest and punctual and more than 8 years of teaching experience. You have great knowledge of UPSC preparation strategy. No restrictions of paying coaching fees during taking admission, pay as per your convenience (GS Rs. 10000/- + Optional with GS Rs. 35000/- ). Classes are regular and organised with 3 hr Optional from Mon. to Thurs. and General studies(GS) from Fri to Sun. in a week. Revision is allowed free of cost for both. No announcement of new batch before completing previous batch(No time constraints). You have ability to do innovation in writing skill and standard structured answer with Flowcharts, Maps, Diagrams and Distinction. Well defined Diagram and Charts for each and every topic. also discussion of previous years questions and India Year Book & Economic Survey in class itself and standard structured and organised answer. More than 80% of Optional Paper of 2015 & 2016 came from Sir Class notes. Sir, You are "ALL ROUNDER".

    Sharadmani Thakur Sir

    B. Sc. Physics (Hons), BHU

    M. A. Geography, JNU

    M. Phil. International Relations, JNU


    Facebook https://www.faceebok.com/sharad....
  • His classes are pretty good! His classes are analytical in nature which is gonna help you to understand the subject better. The fee is nominal, and he's really approachable in case of doubts and clarifications. I would recommend Sharad sir for Geography optionals and GS as well.
    For the night is dark and full of terrors
  • Can we get his GS notes online???
  • Can we get his GS notes online???

    I'm afraid they're not circulated online yet

    For the night is dark and full of terrors
  • If it is Geography for GS then he is one of the best out there.
  • A great teacher indeed. He has a vast knowledge of geography. He is especially good for science students as he explains things very clearly. Reasons for phenomenon like Coriolis effect and others which you cant get in standard books is taught by him in a very simple language. You would start loving geography.
  • He may be good in academic but bad in answering even single queries. If we want to seat, write and hear without utilising our minds then its OK. If anyone asks a very simple question and if he paid then he will make sure that he won't dare to ask any single question in future. He will humiliate upto maximum possible.
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