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About UPSC

The Union Public Service Commission is a constitutional body having the constitutional obligation to recruit group B Officers for the all India services like IAS, IPS, IFOS, Central Civil Services, and other services like Indian Engineering Serive, Indian Economic Services, Combined defense services, etc.,.. Of all the exams. Civil Service Exams are the most premier and famous examination.

What is Civil Services?

Civil Services Examination is a 3-level examination held every year, conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

List of Civil Services

1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

2. Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

3. Indian Police Service (IPS)

4. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’

5. Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’

6. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) Group ‘A’

7. Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’

8. Indian Revenue Service, Group ‘A’ (IRS)

9. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Non-technical)

10. Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’

11. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’

12. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’

13. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A

14. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’

15. Post of Assistant Security Officer, Group ‘A’ in Railway Protection Force

16. Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’

17. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’

18. Indian Trade Service, Group “A” (Grade-III)

19. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”

20. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)

21. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’

22. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’

23. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’

24. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B

Eligibility

Qualification: Any Degree ( Recognized by UGC / AICTE )

Age: Minimum age 21 years for all.

Category Maximum Age* No. of attempts
General 32 years 6
OBC 35 years 9
SC/ST 37 years No Restriction

* Two years relaxed for all categories in 2014 by UPSC

Level - I :

Preliminary Test (screening in nature). It consists of 2 papers, objective type with negative marking. The details are given below:

Level Name Subject Marks Duration Question Pattern Remarks(-ve mark)
Level-I Preliminary
Test
(2 Papers)
Paper – I
(General Studies)
200 Marks (100 Questions) 2 Hours Objective 0.66
Paper- II(CSAT) 200 Marks (80 Questions) 2 Hours Objective 0.83

Level - II :

Mains Examination It is of subjective type with no negative marking. This consists of 9 papers, out of which 7 are compulsory papers and 2 are language papers, qualifying in nature.

Level Name Subject Marks Duration
Level-II Mains Examination
Compulsory Papers- 7
General Studies 4x250=
1000
3 Hours
(12 hr)
Optional 2x250=
500
6 Hours
(3 hr + 3 hr)
Essay 250 3 Hours
Qualifying Papers-2 Language
1. English
2. One Indian Language

300
300

3 Hours
3 Hours

Students have to choose 1 Optional subjects from the list of 26 Optional subjects offered by UPSC. Subjects offered as Optional at KingMakers IAS Academy are Geography, Public Administration, Tamil Literature, Political Science, Sociology and Psychology

Level - III :

Personality Test / Interview (275 Marks)

Students who are successful in Mains Examination are called by the UPSC to appear for Interview/ Personality Test in Delhi.

Preliminary Examination

  • 1. The examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each
  • 2. Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • 3. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relation to English language comprehension skills of class X level will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
  • 4. Each paper will be of two hours duration, Blind candidates will however be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper.

Paper I (200 marks, duration – two hours.)

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian national movement
  • Indian and world geography- physical, social,. Economic geography of India and the world.
  • Indian polity and governance – constitution, political system, Panchayat Raj, public policy, rights issues etc.
  • Economic and social development, sustainable development, poverty, inclusion demographics, social sector initiatives etc.
  • General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change – that do not require subject specialization.

Paper II (200 marks, duration – two hours.)

  • Comprehension
  • Inter personal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc) (Class X level).Data interpretation (Charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).
  • English language comprehension skills (Class X level)

Note – I

Questions relating to English language comprehension skills of class X level (last item in the syllabus of paper II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.

Note – II

The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

Note – III

From 2015 onwards this paper is made as qualifying in nature (33% marks is the minimum qualifying mark)

Main Examination

The written examination will consist of the following papers:

Qualifying papers:

Paper-A
(One of the Indian language to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the eighth schedule to the constitution). 300 Marks
Paper-B
English 300 Marks
Papers to be counted for merit
Paper-I
Eassy 250 Marks
Paper-II
General Studies - I
(Indian Heritage and culture, history and geography of the world and society)
250 Marks
Paper-III
General Studies - II
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, social justice and International relations)
250 Marks
Paper-IV
General Studies - III
(Technology, economic Development, Bio-diversity, environment, security and disaster management)
 
Paper-V
General Studies - IV
(Ethics, integrity and Aptitude)
250 Marks
Paper-VI
Optional subject - Paper 1 250 Marks
Paper-VII
Optional subject - Paper 2 250 Marks
Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks
Personality test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subject from amongst the list of subjects given in Notification.

Note:

  • The papers on Indian languages and English (Paper A and Paper B) will be of matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained I n these papers will not be counted for ranking.
  • Evaluation of the papers, namely, ‘Essay’, General studies and optional subject of all the candidates would be done simultaneously along with evaluation of their qualifying papers on ‘Indian languages’ and ‘English ‘ but the papers on ‘Essay’, General studies and optional subject of only such candidates will e taken cognizance who attain 25% marks in ‘Indian language and 25% marks in English as minimum qualifying standards in these qualifying papers.
  • The paper A on Indian language will not, however, be compulsory for candidates hailing from the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.
  • Marks obtained by the candidates for the paper-I-VII only will be counted for merit ranking. However, the commission will have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all of these papers.

List of optional subjects for main examination:

Group I

1.Agriculture, 2. Animal husbandry and veterinary science, 3. Anthropology, 4. Botany , 5. Chemistry, 6. Civil engineering, 7. Commerce and accountancy, 8.Economics, 9. Electrical engineering, 10. Geography, 11. Geology, 12. History, 13. Law2, 14. Management, 15. Mathematics, 16. Mechanical engineering, 17. Medical science, 18. Philosophy, 19. Physics, 20. Political science and international relations, 21. Psychology, 22. Public administration, 23. Sociology, 24. Statistics, 25. Zoology.

Group II

Literature of any one of the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Napali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu Urdu, English.

Note:

  • The question papers for the examination will be of conventional (essay) type.
  • Each paper will be of three hours duration.
  • Candidates will have the option to answer all the question papers, except the qualifying language papers Paper-A and Paper-B, in any of the languages included in the eighth schedule to the constitution of India or n English.
  • Candidates exercising the option to answer papers in any o ne of the languages mentioned above may, if they so desire, give English version within brackets of only the description of the technical terms, if any in addition to the version in the language opted by them. Candidates should, however, note that if they misuse the above rule, a deduction will be made on this account from the total marks otherwise accruing to them and in extreme cases; their script(s) will not be valued for being in an unauthorized medium.
  • The question papers (other than the literature of language papers) will be set in Hindi and English only.

Main Exam Syllabus (General Studies)

Detailed syllabus for optional subjects in available at UPSC. Gov. in. The main examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory. The nature and standard of questions in general.

Study papers (Paper II to Paper V) will be such that a well- educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in civil services. The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers.

The scope of the syllabus for optional subject papers (Paper VI and Paper VII) for the examination is broadly of the honours degree level i.e. a level higher than the bachelors' degree and lower than the masters· degree. In the case of Engineering, Medical Science and law, the level corresponds to the bachelors· degree.

Syllabi of the papers included in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination are given as follows:-

PAPER I

ESSAY

Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic. The choice of subjects will be given. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion, and to write concisely. Cred1t will be given for effective and exact expression.

English Comprehension & English Precis will be to test the English language Comprehension and English Precis writing skills (at 10th standard level).

PAPER II

General Studies Paper - I

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

  • Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors or contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
  • History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. - their forms and effect on the society.
  • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
  • Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Effects of globalization on Indian society.
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
  • Salient features of world’s physical geography.
  • Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
  • Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location - changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

General Studies Paper – II

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

  • Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  • Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.
  • Parliament and State Legislatures - structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
  • Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
  • Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance-applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
  • Role of civil services in a democracy.
  • India and its neighborhood- relations.
  • Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
  • Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas: linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

General Studies Paper - III

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting.
  • Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India.
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc.
  • Investment models.
  • Science and Technology - developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
  • Disaster and disaster management.
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

General Studies IV

Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude

This paper will include questions to test the candidates' attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society. Questions may utilize the case study approach to determine these aspects. The following broad areas will be covered.

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values- lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  • Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behavior moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non- partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  • Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
  • Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen's Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Case Studies on above issues.

Admission and Course details

KingMakers IAS Academy offers IAS coaching programme in 2 session viz., June and October sessions. For June session, admissions open in May and for October session, admissions open in September every year. There are 2 batches viz., regular batch and weekend batch. Classes for regular batch are on all weekdays excepting Saturdays and Sundays. To suit the convenience of studying/ working / out station candidates the weekend batch is designed wherein the classes are only on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is based on “first-come-first-served” basis.

Scholarship

The purpose of our scholarship program is for the twin purpose of identifying aspirants having the right attitude and the capacity for reasoning towards pursuing the challenge of taking the IAS exam as well as helping those bright aspirants to overcome their economic obstacle in achieving their IAS goal. The minimum eligibility for availing scholarship is 35% in our in-house scholarship test.

  • Merit scholarship.
  • First Generation learner Scholarship.
  • Scholarship for socially and economically backward section.
  • Sponsorship (partial / full) from leading service-minded Organizations.

Now Admissions open for August 2017 Preliminary cum Mains

August Batch (PRELIMS CUM MAINS-General Studies) BATCH DETAILS:

1. WEEKDAY BATCH-7 INAGURATION ON 20TH August, 2017

2. WEEKDAY BATCH-8 INAGURATION ON 20TH August, 2017

3. WEEKDAY & WEEKEND BATCHES(9,10 & 11) INAGURATION ON 20TH August, 2017


Timings:

Batch Information Timing Information
Batch-7 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM - WEEKDAYS
Batch-8 & 9 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM - WEEKDAYS
Batch-10 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM - WEEKDAYS
Batch-11 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM - WEEKENDS

*OPTIONAL FOR ALL THE BATCHES - 08:00 AM TO 11:50 AM (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)


OCTOBER Batch (PRELIMS CUM MAINS-General Studies):

4. WEEKDAY & WEEKEND BATCHES INAUGRATION ON 1st OCTOBER, 2017

5. WEEKDAY CLASSES COMMENCES ON 3rd OCTOBER, 2017

6. WEEKEND CLASSES COMMENCES ON 7th OCTOBER, 2017


OPTIONALS:

(Subjects Offered: Geography, Tamil Literature, History, Political Science, Sociology, Public Administration, Agriculture, Law, Mathematics)

7. OPTIONALS (WEEKEND ONLY)-BATCH COMMENCES ON 24th JUNE, 2017 (BATCH-1) & 7th OCTOBER, 2017 (BATCH-2)


TEST BATCH:

8. TARGET PRELIMS 2018 TEST SERIES COMMENCES ON 12th NOVEMBER, 2017
TIMINGS: TEST : 07:00 AM TO 09:00 AM; DISCUSSION: 09:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

9. TARGET MAINS 2017 TEST SERIES COMMENCE ON 3rd JULY, 2017


OTHERS:

10. GS MAINS CRASH COURSE COMMENCES ON 3rd JULY, 2017

ADMISSION IN PROCESS

Courses Offered

  1. G.S prelims Cum Mains
  2. G.S Prelims
  3. G.S Mains
  4. KingMakers G.S Prelims Test Series
  5. All India Chronicle G.S Prelims Test Series
  6. G.S Mains Test Series
  7. Prelims G.S Crash Course
  8. Mains G.S Crash Course
  9. CSAT Test Series
  10. Interview (Personality test) Guidance program
  11. Optional Subjects offered:

  1. Public Administration - Mr. Raaja Raaja Cholan
  2. Sociology - Mr. T. Velmurugan
  3. Political Science - Dr. Valan Subaraja
  4. Tamil Literature - Mr. A. Manikandan, IAS
  5. Geography - Mrs. Dhanalakshmi
  6. History - Dr. Valan Subaraja

Preliminary Examination

  • 1. The examination shall comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each
  • 2. Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • 3. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. However, questions relation to English language comprehension skills of class X level will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
  • 4. Each paper will be of two hours duration, Blind candidates will however be allowed an extra time of twenty minutes for each paper.

Paper I (200 marks, duration – two hours.)

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian national movement
  • Indian and world geography- physical, social,. Economic geography of India and the world.
  • Indian polity and governance – constitution, political system, Panchayat Raj, public policy, rights issues etc.
  • Economic and social development, sustainable development, poverty, inclusion demographics, social sector initiatives etc.
  • General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change – that do not require subject specialization.

Paper II (200 marks, duration – two hours.)

  • Comprehension
  • Inter personal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc) (Class X level).Data interpretation (Charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).
  • English language comprehension skills (Class X level)

Note – I

Questions relating to English language comprehension skills of class X level (last item in the syllabus of paper II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.

Note – II

The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

Note – III

From 2015 onwards this paper is made as qualifying in nature (33% marks is the minimum qualifying mark)

Target Mains - 2017 Mains Strategic Learning Programme (MSLP)

Free Mains Test Series for Mains - 2017

*Only for "MAINS QUALIFIED"students


Features

  • Intensive Coaching session for GS Mains & Essay (200 hours) Starts from July 3rd, 2017(3 hours) Monday to Friday 2pm to 5pm.
  • Orientation for GS Mains test series (3 hours) before commencement of each test.
  • Test series 1. GS + Essay (30 tests) 2. Optional (10 Test) Incl. Tam lit., Pol Sci, Geo, His, Law, Maths, Sociology.
  • Every test is followed by discussion (3hours) (Test papers will be evaluated within a week by the civil servant).
  • Current Affairs Magazine will be given once in 15 days.

UPSC MAINS - 2017 "Geography Optional TEST SERIES - 2017:

"Geography Optional Test series" commences from 06th August, 2017

FEES:

RS.2500/-(OLD STUDENTS) & RS.4000/-(NEW STUDENTS)

Geography Optional Test Series Schedule

Click here to download the schedule

Target Mains by Mains Strategic Learning Programme (MSLP)

Class starts from 26/6/2017 to 30/6/2017. Free entry to all *

Date Subject Faculty Timings
26/6/2017 Orientation for Mains GS Mr.A.Manikandan IAS, Ms.Vasuki 02:00PM - 05:00PM
27/6/2017 GS 1 Mains orientation Dr. Valan, Mr. Sarvanan 02:00PM - 05:00PM
28/7/2017 GS 2 Mains orientation Mr. Velmurgan 02:00PM - 05:00PM
29/6/2017 GS 3 Mains orientation Mr. Swaminathan IRS, Mr.A.Manikandan IAS 02:00PM - 05:00PM
01/7/2017 GS 4 Mains orientation Mr. G.Prakash IAS 10:00AM - 01:00PM

Main Examination

The written examination will consist of the following papers:

Qualifying papers:

Paper-A
(One of the Indian language to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the eighth schedule to the constitution). 300 Marks
Paper-B
English 300 Marks
Papers to be counted for merit
Paper-I
Eassy 250 Marks
Paper-II
General Studies - I
(Indian Heritage and culture, history and geography of the world and society)
250 Marks
Paper-III
General Studies - II
(Governance, Constitution, Polity, social justice and International relations)
250 Marks
Paper-IV
General Studies - III
(Technology, economic Development, Bio-diversity, environment, security and disaster management)
 
Paper-V
General Studies - IV
(Ethics, integrity and Aptitude)
250 Marks
Paper-VI
Optional subject - Paper 1 250 Marks
Paper-VII
Optional subject - Paper 2 250 Marks
Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks
Personality test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subject from amongst the list of subjects given in Notification.

Note:

  • The papers on Indian languages and English (Paper A and Paper B) will be of matriculation or equivalent standard and will be of qualifying nature. The marks obtained I n these papers will not be counted for ranking.
  • Evaluation of the papers, namely, ‘Essay’, General studies and optional subject of all the candidates would be done simultaneously along with evaluation of their qualifying papers on ‘Indian languages’ and ‘English ‘ but the papers on ‘Essay’, General studies and optional subject of only such candidates will e taken cognizance who attain 25% marks in ‘Indian language and 25% marks in English as minimum qualifying standards in these qualifying papers.
  • The paper A on Indian language will not, however, be compulsory for candidates hailing from the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.
  • Marks obtained by the candidates for the paper-I-VII only will be counted for merit ranking. However, the commission will have the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all of these papers.

List of optional subjects for main examination:

Group I

1.Agriculture, 2. Animal husbandry and veterinary science, 3. Anthropology, 4. Botany , 5. Chemistry, 6. Civil engineering, 7. Commerce and accountancy, 8.Economics, 9. Electrical engineering, 10. Geography, 11. Geology, 12. History, 13. Law2, 14. Management, 15. Mathematics, 16. Mechanical engineering, 17. Medical science, 18. Philosophy, 19. Physics, 20. Political science and international relations, 21. Psychology, 22. Public administration, 23. Sociology, 24. Statistics, 25. Zoology.

Group II

Literature of any one of the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Napali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu Urdu, English.

Note:

  • The question papers for the examination will be of conventional (essay) type.
  • Each paper will be of three hours duration.
  • Candidates will have the option to answer all the question papers, except the qualifying language papers Paper-A and Paper-B, in any of the languages included in the eighth schedule to the constitution of India or n English.
  • Candidates exercising the option to answer papers in any o ne of the languages mentioned above may, if they so desire, give English version within brackets of only the description of the technical terms, if any in addition to the version in the language opted by them. Candidates should, however, note that if they misuse the above rule, a deduction will be made on this account from the total marks otherwise accruing to them and in extreme cases; their script(s) will not be valued for being in an unauthorized medium.
  • The question papers (other than the literature of language papers) will be set in Hindi and English only.

Main Exam Syllabus (General Studies)

Detailed syllabus for optional subjects in available at UPSC. Gov. in. The main examination is intended to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory. The nature and standard of questions in general.

Study papers (Paper II to Paper V) will be such that a well- educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in civil services. The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands. The candidates must give relevant, meaningful and succinct answers.

The scope of the syllabus for optional subject papers (Paper VI and Paper VII) for the examination is broadly of the honours degree level i.e. a level higher than the bachelors' degree and lower than the masters· degree. In the case of Engineering, Medical Science and law, the level corresponds to the bachelors· degree.

Syllabi of the papers included in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination are given as follows:-

PAPER I

ESSAY

Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic. The choice of subjects will be given. They will be expected to keep closely to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in orderly fashion, and to write concisely. Cred1t will be given for effective and exact expression.

English Comprehension & English Precis will be to test the English language Comprehension and English Precis writing skills (at 10th standard level).

PAPER II

General Studies Paper - I

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

  • Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
  • Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present significant events, personalities, issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle - its various stages and important contributors or contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
  • History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc. - their forms and effect on the society.
  • Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
  • Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
  • Effects of globalization on Indian society.
  • Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
  • Salient features of world’s physical geography.
  • Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
  • Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location - changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

General Studies Paper – II

(Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)

  • Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
  • Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.
  • Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries.
  • Parliament and State Legislatures - structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
  • Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
  • Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
  • Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
  • Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
  • Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance-applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
  • Role of civil services in a democracy.
  • India and its neighborhood- relations.
  • Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.
  • Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
  • Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas: linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

General Studies Paper - III

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting.
  • Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  • Land reforms in India.
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc.
  • Investment models.
  • Science and Technology - developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
  • Disaster and disaster management.
  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.

General Studies IV

Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude

This paper will include questions to test the candidates' attitude and approach to issues relating to integrity, probity in public life and his problem solving approach to various issues and conflicts faced by him in dealing with society. Questions may utilize the case study approach to determine these aspects. The following broad areas will be covered.

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values- lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
  • Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behavior moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
  • Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non- partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.
  • Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.
  • Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
  • Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.
  • Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen's Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.
  • Case Studies on above issues.

Fees Structure

Fees revised from May 1, 2017*

Name of the Course Commencement of the Course Total Fees*
(Inclusive of Service Tax)
Complete Course PCM (Prelims Cum Mains) +
CSAT + OPTIONAL + INTERVIEW (18 Months)
4th June / 24th June 2017(Regular / Weekend) ₹ 1,20,000
Prelims Cum Mains (General Studies Only)+
without OPTIONAL + CSAT
4th June / 24th June 2017(Regular / Weekend) ₹ 95,000
Prelims Cum Mains (General Studies)+
OPTIONAL + (without CSAT)
4th June / 24th June, 2017(Regular / Weekend) ₹ 1,10,000
Prelims Cum Mains (General Studies)+
CSAT (without OPTIONAL )
4th June / 24th June, 2017(Regular / Weekend) ₹ 1,05,000
Only CSAT (3 Months) + 40 Tests 1st November, 2017 (Regular / Weekend) ₹ 15,000
Only OPTIONAL papers
(5 months)
25th June, 2017 (Weekend) ₹ 15,000
Only Tamil OPTIONAL Paper
(5 months)
26th June, 2017 (Weekend) ₹ 20,000

CRASH COURSE

Name of the Course Duration Commencement of the Course Total Fees*
Prelims Crash Course
(Complete Course)
3 Months Regular / Weekend ₹ 15,000
Mains Crash Course
(Complete Course)
3 Months Regular / Weekend ₹ 15,000

INTEGRATED COURSE for College going Students

Name Duration Batch Total Fees*
Complete Course PCM (Prelims Cum Mains) +
CSAT + OPTIONAL + INTERVIEW
2 - 3 Years 4th June / 24th June 2017(Regular / Weekend) ₹ 1,50,000

Avail Scholarship upto 100% Conditions Apply*


*JUNE - JULY - UPSC CSE Foundation (Regular / Weekend)

*JULY - FEBRUARY - PCM GS + Essay (Regular / Weekend)

*NOVEMBER - JUNE - Test Series (Regular / Weekend)

*NOVEMBER - FEBRUARY - CSAT (Regular / Weekend)

*JUNE - OCTOBER - Optional (Batch - I / Weekend)

*NOVEMBER - FEBRUARY -Optional (Batch - II / Weekend)

General Studies

  1. An Introduction to the Constitution of India - D.D.Basu
  2. Perspectives on Indian Constitution - Edited by Subash Kashyap
  3. Biology for VIII-X Std - NCERT
  4. Physics for VIII-X Std - NCERT
  5. Chemistry for VIII-X Std - NCERT
  6. Anatomy & Physiology for Nurses Courses - Evelyn Pearce
  7. Know your body - Reader’s Digest
  8. An Evolution of Indian Economy - I.C.Dhingra (Sultan Chand & Co)
  9. Indian Economy - Dutt & Sundaram
  10. Economic Survey of India - Government of India
  11. General Principles of World Geography - Charles Farro
  12. Monsoon Asia - Charles Farro
  13. Physical Geography of India for VII – XII Std - NCERT
  14. Any Good School Atlas
  15. Ancient India for VII-XII Std - NCERT
  16. Medieval India for VII-XII Std - NCERT
  17. Modern India - Bipin Chandra
  18. History of Modern India - A.C.Banerjee
  19. The Hindu & Times of India - Newspapers
  20. Frontline and Political & Economic weekly - Periodicals
  21. Yojana & World Focus - Periodicals
  22. Statistical Methods - S.C.Gupta

Public Administration

Chapter-I: Introduction Mohit Bhattacharya: New Horizons of Public Administration Nicholas Henry : Public Administration and Public Affairs Special Issues of Indian Journal of Public Administration

Chapter-II: Theories of Administration D. Ravindra Prasad, V.S. Prasad and P. Satyanarayana : Administrative Thinkers D. Gvishiani Organisation and Management: A Critique of Western Theories.

Chapter-III: Structure of Public Organisations : R.K. Jain : Public Sector Undertakings; and Mohit Bhattacharya : New Horizons of Public Administration

Chapter-IV: Administrative Behaviour Paul Hersey : Organisational Behaviour OR Stephen P. Robbin : Organisational Behaviour

Chapter-V: Accountability and Control: Mohit Bhattacharya : New Horizons of Public Administration Special Issues of Indian Journal of Public Administration on Accountability

Chapter-VI: Administrative Law: Massey :Administrative Law OR M.P. Jain :Administrative Law

Chapter-VII: Administrative Reforms: P.R. Dubbashi : Administrative Reforms G.E. Gaiden :Administrative Reforms

Chapter-VIII: Comparative Public Administration: Ferrel Heady : Public Administration-A Comparative Perspective OR R.K. Arora : Comparative Public Administration

Chapter-IX: Development Administration: Ferrel Heady : Public Administration – A Comparative Perspective OR R.K. Arora : Comparative Public Administration

Chapter-X: Public Policy : IGNOU Lessons on Public Policy R. K. Sapra : Public Policy

Chapter-XI: Personnel Administration: O Glenn :Stahl : Public Personnel Administration S. L. Goel : Personnel Administration in India.

Chapter-XII: Financial Administration M. J. K. Thavaraj :Public Financial Administration OR G.S. Lal :Financial Administration in India IGNOU Lessons on Financial Administration

PAPER II Indian Administration

Chapter-I: Evolution of Indian Administration B.N. Puri Administrative History of India (Vol. I, II and III)

Chapter-II: Constitutional Framework D. D. Basu An Introduction to the Constitution of India

Chapter-III: Union Government and Administration A. Avasthi Central Administration

Chapter-IV: State Government and Administration J.D. Shukla State Administration

Chapter-V: District Administration T.N. Chaturvedi District Administration; and Special Issue of Indian Journal of Public Administration on District Administration

Chapter-VI: Local Government S.R. Maheswari Local Government in India

Chapter-VII: Public Sector in India R. K. Jain Public Sector Undertakings Annual Survey on Public Sector of Department of Public Enterprises

Chapter-VIII: Public Services S.L. Goel Personnel Administration in India

Chapter-IX: Control of Public Expenditure M. J. K. Thavaraj Financial Administration IGNOU Lessons on Financial Administration

Chapter-X: Administrative Reforms P.R. Dubbashi Administrative Reforms S. R. Maheswari Administrative Reforms Special Issue of Indian Journal of Public Administration on Administrative Reforms

Chapter-XI: Machinery for Planning A. Avasthi Central Administration

Chapter-XII: Administration of Law and Order K. K. Sharma Law and Order Administration in India K. J. Guha Roy, District Policing

Chapter-XIII: Welfare Administration Annual Reports of Department of Social Welfare

Chapter-XIV: Major Issues in Indian Administration Special Issue of Indian Journal Public Administration on Indian Administration, Retrospect and Prospect and on Good Governance.

Sociology

PAPER I

Herton and Hunt, Sociology
Mcgraw- Hill International, Singapore 1984

Abrahamson Mark, Urban Sociology
Prentice-Hall Inc, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1980

Haris C. C., The Sociology Enterprises : A Disscussion of Fundamental Concept
St. Martin Press Inc., New York, 1980

Wilson John, Introduction to Social Movements
Basic Books, NY , 1998

Hamilton , Malcom, B. The Sociology of Religion
Routledge, London , 1995

Williams, Malcom, Science and Social Science : An Introduction
Routledge, London , 2000

D.K.S. Roy, Social Development and the Empowerment of Mariginalised Groups: Perspectives and Strategies
Sage, New Delhi – 2001

Harris C.C., The Family
Allen and Unwin, London – 1977

Andreas Hess, Concept of Social Stratification, European and American Models
Palgrave, Houndmills, NY , 2001

Giddens, Anthony, Capitalisation and Modern Social Theory
University Press Cambridge, 1971

Smelser, N.J.The Sociology of Economic Life
Prentice Hall, New Delhi – 1988

Haralombos, M, and Heald, R,M. Sociology : Themes and Perspectives
Oxford. Delhi – 1980

Randall Collins, Theoretical Sociology
Harcourt Brace and Company, Florida, 1996

Bottomore. T.B. Sociology : A GFuide of problem and Literature
Allen and Unwin, London – 1972

Etzioni, Amitali, Modern Organization
Prentice Hall, NY, 1995

Cuff, Sharrock, and Francis, Perrspective in Sociology
Routledge, NY 1995

PAPER II

Mandelbaum, David, Society in India
Press Berkreley, 1970

Srinivas M N Caste in Modern India and Other Essays
Asia Publishing House, Bombay -1962

Srinivas M N Social Change in Modern India
Berkeley,University of California Press 1966

Srinivas and Shah, The Myth of the self sufficiency of the Indian Village
The Economic weekly, 12:1375-1378

Beteille Andre Sociology
Oxford, New Delhi – 2002

Beteille Andre, The idea of Natural, Inequality and other Essays
Oxford, Delhi – 1987

Beteille Andre, Essay in Contemporary Sociology
Oxford, Delhi – 1987

Beteille Andre, Social Inequality of Indian Penguine
London – 1978

Singh Yogender Cultural Change in India
Rawat, Jaipur, 2002

Singh Yogender, Modernization of Indian Tradition
Thompson Press, New Delhi – 1973

Unnithan T K , Indra Dev and Singh, Y, (eds) Towards a Sociology of Culture in India
Prentice Hall, New Delhi – 1965

Gupta, Dipasnkar, Interrograting Caste
Penguine, New Delhi – 2000

Shah A M Family in Contempory India
Orient Longman, New Delhi – 2001

Chandrani and Chandrani, Essay in Rural Sociology
Rawat, Jaipur -2000

Desai, Neera, and Krishnaraj, Women and Society in India
New Delhi – 1990

Singer Milton and Cohen B.S. Structure and chasnge in Indian Society
Weener Grin Foundation for Anthropological Research 1968

Sharma K L (ed) Sociolo Inequilities in Indian , Profiles of Caste Class, Power and Sociol Mobility
Rawat, Jaipur 19945

Gallenter Masrc, Competing, Inequalities
Oxford, NY 1998

Joshi, P C Sociol Science and Development: Quest for Relevence
Hasr-Anand Publication, Delhi 1995

Commerce and Accountancy

MAINS: PAPER-I
BOOKS

1. ACCOUNTING:
FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE ACCOUNTING–J.R.MONGA (CHAPTERS: 6-9)
ACCOUNTING STANDARDS – ICAI PUBLICATIONS.

2. COST ACCOUNTING:
FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING –ANTHONY & WELSCH (CHAPTERS: 1, 6-7,10,13)
COST ACCOUNTING; THEORY & PROBLEMS–MAHESHWARI & MITTAL (CHAPTERS: 1,5-9, 11,13-15)

3. AUDITING:
PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF AUDITING–DINKAR PAGARE (CHAPTERS: 1-3, 7-16, 20-22, Section -2)
OR
STUDENTS GUIDE TO AUDITING–TAXMANN (ARUNA JHA) (CHAPTERS: 1-2, 5-12, 16-17, 19,22)

4. INCOME TAX, SERVICE TAX & VAT
STUDENTS’ GUIDE TO INCOME TAX–V.K.SINGHANIA (CHAPTERS: 2-16)
OR
SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO INCOME TAX –GIRISH AHUJA (CHAPTERS: 2-17)

5. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT — R. P. RUSTAGI( 3RD EDITION, Thick One) (CHAPTERS: 1-22,27,30)
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT; TEXT & PROBLEMS–KHAN & JAIN (ALL CHAPTERS)

6. FINANCIAL MARKETS & INSTITUTIONS:
INDIAN FINANCIAL SYSTEM–M.Y.KHAN (CHAPTERS: 2-18)
OR
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & MARKETS–L.M.BHOLE (CHAPTERS: 1-13, 16-24)

PERIODICALS

1. THE CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT (JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA)

2. THE ECONOMIC SURVEY (GOVT. OF INDIA PUBLICATION)

3. FINANCIAL BUSINESS SECTION OF THE TIMES OF INDIA OR ANY OTHER DAILY NEWSPAPER

 

MAINS: PAPER-II

SECTION A:

ORGANISATION THEORY & BEHAVIOUR

1. ORGANISATION THEORY & BEHAVIOUR—B.P SINGH & T.N. CHABRA

2. ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR–STEPHEN P. ROBBINS

3. ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR—L.M. PRASAD

4. HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AT WORK–KEITH DAVIS

5. MANAGEMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR– PAUL HERSEY & KEN BLANCHARD

SECTION B:

HRM

1. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT -C.B GUPTA

2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT –ASHWATHAPA

3. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT -VSP RAO

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

1. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN INDIAN ENTERPRISES–R.S.DWIVEDI

2. DYNAMICS OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS–C.B.MAMORIA & SATISH MAMORIA

3. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS–T.N.CHHABRA & R.K.SURI

4. SELECTED ARTICLES FROM THE FOLLOWING JOURNALS:

  • a) INDIAN JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
  • b) INDIAN JOURNAL OF LABOUR ECONOMICS

5. REPORTS/PUBLICATIONS OF THE CENTRAL GOVT/GOVT COMMITTEES CONCERNING LABOUR POLICY

NOTE: Books are not to be substituted for class notes by class room course candidates, for them, class notes and printed material will suffice.

Faculty Team

Prof. Sathyashree Boominathan, CMD
- Psychology
Mr. G Prakash IAS, Mentor & Honorary Faculty
- Ethics & Geography
Mr. Venkadesh Narayanan, IRS, Honorary Guest Faculty
- Geography
Mr. Nandha Kumar, IRS Honorary Guest Faculty
- Indian Constitution
Mr. M.Boominathan Honorary Advisor, Mentor
- Economics & History
Ms. N.L Beno Zephine IFS
- World History
Mr. Manikandan IAS
- Environment, Tamil Lit.
Mr. Swaminanthan IRS
- Economics
Mr. Jegatheeswaran IFoS
- Environment
Dr.(Mrs.) Hemalatha Sundarakumar M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D
- Principal
Mr. Jeeva (Coordinator)
- Economics, Polity
Ms. Archana (Coordinator)
- Environment, Economics
Mr. Mohan Prakash M.A.
- History
Ms. Dhanalakshmi
- Geography
Mr. Raaja Raaja Cholan alias Rajan M.B.A
- Indian Polity
Mr. Karthick M.A B.L
- Indian Polity
Mr. Sivraj B.E
- CSAT
Dr. Valan B.D.S
- History
Dr. Nisha Daniel B.D.S
- Science & Technology
Mr. Ramraj
- Geography
Mr. Saravanan B.Tech
- Geography
Mr. Ganesh Kumar M.B.A
- Current affairs, Economics

Bureaucrats at KingMakers...Guest Faculties

Mr. Balachandar IAS.,
Mr. Machendranathan IAS.,
Dr. V.Irai Anbu IAS.,
Mr. G.Prakash IAS.,
Dr. Anandkumar IAS.,
Mr. Vijaya Karthikeyan IAS.,
Mr. Kathiravan IAS.,
Mr. Jayaseelan IAS.,
Dr. Durai Raju ISS.,
Mr. Manikandan IAS.,
Dr. C.Sylendrababu IPS.,
Mr. Chokkalingam IPS.,
Mr. Ravi IPS.,
Mr. Mervin Alexander IPS.,
Mr. A.Pari IPS.,
Mrs. Vanitha IPS.,
Mr. Sudhakar IPS.,
Ms. N.L.Beno Zephine IFS.,
Mr. Vikram IFS.,
Mr. Nandhakumar IRS.,
Mr. Nedumaran IRS.,
Mrs. Sharmila IRS.,
Mr. Subramani IRS.,
Mr. Venkadesh Narayanan IRAS.,
Ms. Sugirtha IRAS.,
Dr. Vinoth Kumar IRPS.,
Mr. Raj Tilak IFoS.,
Mr. Mohit Bansal AC.,
Mr. Harsh V Singh - Scholar.,
Mr. Maalan - Scholar.,
Dr. Ravikumar - Scholar.,

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