In a first of its kind, the founder along with a team of service-minded IAS and other Civil Service Officers put their heads together in installing this IAS coaching centre during June, 2013. It is still being nurtured and mentored by a host of serving IAS, IRAS, IRS like civil servants, as much as to say that KingMakers IAS Academy, Anna Nagar, Chennai, remains a Trend setter by offering, “IAS training by IAS officers”. The objective is to offer training and guidance in the right direction with a focus to prepare every aspirant entering the portals of KingMakers IAS Academy, to face the challenges in Civil Services Examination with confidence and competence.
Since its inception, during the past 5 years, more than 150 students have undergone full-fledged training and coaching, with 100% scholarship (Free Coaching). Those who had such free coaching from KingMakers are not from the cream of the society but from socially and economically downtrodden sections. No course fee is levied for physically challenged aspirants by the academy. About 50% of the students, trained by us are the recipients of merit scholarship towards fee concession, sponsored by KingMakers and also by service organizations. Selection for scholarship is done through an “Aptitude and General Knowledge Test” along with a personal interview.
A complete set of 17 books, essential for Prelims and Mains preparation is supplied to every aspirant of our Academy, free of cost. Fee structure is highly affordable.
It is marvelous indeed that KingMakers IAS Academy, within a short spas of just 5 years, since inception has achieved a few millstones in this journey. We have trained so far more than 23,000 aspirants towards Civil Services Examination both at the state and central level.
At KingMakers IAS Academy, we provide state-of-the-art infrastructure with a perfect ambience and serene atmosphere for the students to pursue their preparation for Civil Services. Hi-tech enabled class rooms and study hall are additional advantages to them. Hostel facility with study hall within the same campus of the academy will help them save time for focussed preparation.
We are second to none to provide the necessary edge and exposure to the aspirants, to get an insight in to the reality and expectation of UPSC. The distinctive feature of our Academy lies in the mode of training offered to the candidates. We supply to the students both hard and soft copy for all relevant updated study materials required for the examination. Our own App (KingMakers IAS Academy App) serves a big purpose to all the IAS aspirants. The resource persons are well experienced and service-minded IAS, IRAS, IRS officers in service / resigned, along with subject experts and academicians. Periodic motivational sessions and well-defined feed-back mechanism work very well.
We are unique, as we set a new trend for ‘IAS IN TAMIL’. Relevant study materials in Tamil medium are prepared and available at our end. Many aspirants of our Academy are preparing themselves to opt for ‘Tamil medium’ as their language to write Civil Services examination.
We are again ‘Trend Setters’ in ‘Current affairs’, the brain-storming area which is inevitable in Civil Services and in every other competitive examinations:
- Daily news on National and International issues from all the popular Dailies such as The Hindu, Business Line, Economic Times, Times of India and PIB (Press Information Bureau) are daily updated in our App.
- From ‘The Hindu’, about 20 objective type of questions are culled out and uploaded in our App on a daily basis.
- ‘The Hindu’ editorial page, analyzed in Mains Exam Perspective gets published in our blog daily.
- A fortnightly magazine in ‘Current Affairs’ is regularly published in our blog, also available as hard copy.
- Throughout the entire course period, there is an exclusive session for Current Affairs, every week.
- A special module for 500 contact hours on Current Affairs is offered, prior to UPSC Prelims exam.
What you sow, so you reap!
Our success ratio in terms of enrolment is high.
Proud to mention that, a total of 104 candidates have successfully qualified in UPSC exam from KingMakers so far:
- 2014 UPSC Results-10 selections.
- 2015 UPSC Results-22 selections.
- 2016 UPSC Results-23 selections.
- 2017 UPSC Results-49 selections.
- 2018 UPSC Results-55 selections.
Proof of the pudding: Selvi N.L Beno Zephine IFS, 100% visually challenged, the first woman IFS officer in India, is a product of KingMakers IAS Academy.
Mr. A.Manikandan IAS (332 AIR), successful candidate who wrote Civil Service Exam in Tamil.
Mr.Prathap IAS (AIR 21) Tamil Nadu topper successful in his first attempt.