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Test Series for Geography : Shabbir vs Guidance 500+

Hello people / seniors,
I want to know which test series will be good for geography optional?
Also, I found out that Shabbir sir have increased their fees and nearly doubled it from previous years. It was earlier 11k but now nearly 20k. Why is that so?
This makes me feel cheated

Himanshu 500+ is also nearly 20k. But the fact that he is quite new in this coaching industry, makes me apprehensive in joining it. Will I get the right guidance by joining it?

If anyone has attended both, can you give me some pros and cons so that I can make a better decision.

Thank you for your time


Comments

  • Himanshu Sir is far better than any geography teacher in UPSC industry right now. Most who've attended his classes will concur. Only issue is he may go into too much detail for a few topics. Shabbir Sir's test series is not comprehensive at all, at least it wasn't earlier.
  • Guidance ias will be much better, shabbir is outdated man and even he taught us many concepts wrong
  • Thank you
    @Kalahiran what concepts were wrongly taught by him?
  • Both are good ......but to pick one, go for Himanshu sir, and read Shabbir sir's test series notes as well...... particularly human geography.......
  • I have joined 500+ course of Himanshu sir. If anyone has joined Shabbir sir's test series, maybe we can exchange question papers and discuss important topics taught in class.
  • Shabbir sir. Hands down.

    I have taken guidance from him since my second attempt in 2014. His pedagogy is superlative. Plus he is a companion throughout your preparation and beyond. Benefited immensely from him.
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  • dvsd said:

    Himanshu Sir is far better than any geography teacher in UPSC industry right now. Most who've attended his classes will concur. Only issue is he may go into too much detail for a few topics. Shabbir Sir's test series is not comprehensive at all, at least it wasn't earlier.

    Can suggest me which class should I join for geography optional 2020 batch from scratch??
  • @samforu or Hello Himanshu Sir!!

    you have asked about Himanshu or Shabir Sir in other posts also.
  • rajnyk said:

    @samforu or Hello Himanshu Sir!!

    you have asked about Himanshu or Shabir Sir in other posts also.

    Dear
    Yes..I have logged in recently though I have opened account long ago. In search of better advice and opinion , like a fresher on this platform I'm putting up my queries. So plz don't feel like it's sponsored prop. Your advice is appreciated
  • @samforu,

    your question not innocent. and if you really wanting truth you know now.
    read all threads on this. there enuf.

    but you are mischievous. you are deliberately asking same again and again.
    in social media this is doing to keeping thread above others.

    Social media marketing!!

    I am not liking this. everywhere people opening fake account and promoting nonsense.

    hope your question answered now. check other thread by you. @tu35 answer very nice. good comparison.
    my advice, shabir sir best.

    civil exam not about content. Himanshu Sir is only content. some very unnecessary content also. Himanshu sir proving he know everything and can teach more. teaching optional 6 months is silly. doing 500+ for 6-7 hours per day is wasting time. when you will read others? he is not guiding right.

    his notes in market is also not class notes. he is not teaching all there. he is writing notes and saying he is teaching all. then selling notes like marketing.

    civil requiring balance. geography answer writing, current affair news, staying focused, motivating also.
    all this shabir sir brilliant.

    join shabir sir. take Himanshu sir notes. but better than notes read savindra singh. Shabir sir always saying there is no short cut

    now study.
  • rajnyk said:

    @samforu,

    your question not innocent. and if you really wanting truth you know now.
    read all threads on this. there enuf.

    but you are mischievous. you are deliberately asking same again and again.
    in social media this is doing to keeping thread above others.

    Social media marketing!!

    I am not liking this. everywhere people opening fake account and promoting nonsense.

    hope your question answered now. check other thread by you. @tu35 answer very nice. good comparison.
    my advice, shabir sir best.

    civil exam not about content. Himanshu Sir is only content. some very unnecessary content also. Himanshu sir proving he know everything and can teach more. teaching optional 6 months is silly. doing 500+ for 6-7 hours per day is wasting time. when you will read others? he is not guiding right.

    his notes in market is also not class notes. he is not teaching all there. he is writing notes and saying he is teaching all. then selling notes like marketing.

    civil requiring balance. geography answer writing, current affair news, staying focused, motivating also.
    all this shabir sir brilliant.

    join shabir sir. take Himanshu sir notes. but better than notes read savindra singh. Shabir sir always saying there is no short cut

    now study.

    Dear,
    I have already told you that I'm new on this platform haven't explore yet. So that wasmy first response to ask my query on any of the similar discussion thread.
    And thanks for your second part advice.
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