PSIR, often known as political science and international relations, is the most preferred elective subject for the UPSC Mains Exam. Among the most important things to learn for future administrators is political science and international relations because it introduces you to the most difficult subjects. Political science students get awareness of how the legal and political systems that support all commercial activities function. Additionally, it enhances students’ analytical, writing, and communication skills in addition to their knowledge of interpersonal dynamics and organisational success.
However, before selecting a subject as an optional, you should be very interested in it. If political science is a subject that interests you, make sure to read the UPSC political science curriculum carefully.
The curriculum includes subjects like India’s Constitution, the world economic system and trade, international organisations, India’s foreign policy among others. It also covers issues like the freedom fight and Indian politics. The General Studies curriculum includes these topics as well.