Welcome to Shankar IAS Academy in Chennai

Shankar IAS Academy – the best coaching centre for Civil Services Exams in South India is based in Anna Nagar, Chennai with branches in Adyar and Salem. People all over India aspiring to become Indian Administrative Services, Indian Police Services and other elite bureaucratic service officers and seeking to fine tune their preparation, rate Shankar IAS Academy as the best institute for civil services coaching. To become a Civil Services officer, one has to simply join Shankar IAS Academy.We do not believe in just passing examination preparation tips to the aspirants, but we provide the best coaching methodology to the students to help them better succeed in the UPSC Prelims, Mains and Interview stage (also known as the Personality Assessment Stage).

We also provide coaching for TNPSC (Group I, Group II, and Group IV) exams, SSC, Banking examinations. Our results and success in UPSC, TNPSC, Banking, SSC exams makes us one of the best coaching and study centres in the country.

Admissions 2017

UPSC CSE 2017 coaching details

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Faculty Profile

Meet South India's best IAS trainers

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State-of-art classrooms

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Prelims 2017 Test Series

PRESTORMING - Prelims test series registration (Online)

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Postal Materials

The best reference materials in India for Civil Service Examination

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Achievements / Testimonials

12 years - 700+ selections...

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Why Shankar IAS Academy?

Our results are top-notch

  • More than 700 of our students are IAS, IPS, etc. officers in all states of India and are IFS officers in 27 countries of the world
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We ensure regular student-achiever interaction

  • More than 130 of our successful serving IAS, IFS, IPS, etc. bureaucrats, diplomats and officers conduct guest lectures on a regular basis

Our tests are almost like UPSC’s

  • Compulsory and exclusive tests for IAS Prelims and Mains
  • Prelims tests (25 offline tests, 30 online tests) with All India Ranking and Mains tests (10 offline tests) with UPSC like evaluation parameters
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We are accessible all the time

  • Online classes for NRI IAS aspirants in West Asia, East Asia, the UK and the USA
  • Best  postal study materials for IAS exams in India – Environment, Agriculture, International Organisations, Economics (Optional Paper II)
  • Personalised mentoring sessions for all our students
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Our Class Scheduling incorporates your needs

  • Separate weekday batches for full-time IAS aspirants in Chennai, Bengaluru and Thiruvanathapuram
  • Weekend Batches for working and college going IAS aspirants in Chennai and Bengaluru

We are socially responsible

  • We conduct Free coaching for Interview (Personality Test) for the IAS, IFS, IPS, etc. aspirants
  • More than 200 successful IAS,IPS, etc. bureaucrats and officers from all over India and the world come for conducting mock interviews
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Our IAS coaching is exhaustive

  • No other institute in India covers the syllabus in such depth for Prelims and Mains Examinations as compared to us for Civil Services Examination
  • More than 200 classes each of 150 minutes duration
  • Our medium of instruction is English only

Our faculty are well equipped IAS trainers

  • Our faculty are those who have firsthand experience in clearing different stages of the IAS examination
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Our Infrastructure is latest and world class

  • Two way interactive, world class learning for IAS, IFS, IPS aspirants from all over the world

Home away from home

  • We provide assistance for out station IAS, IPS aspirants to choose from over 40 hostels nearby the institute with the best of facilities
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We are trustworthy

  • Chosen by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Kapu Corporation (Govt. Of Andhra Pradesh), BC Welfare Department (Govt. Of Andhra Pradesh) as the best IAS coaching institute for training its students
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We speak less. our results speak more!

700 +


Candidates selected for IAS, IPS, IFS and other elite services from our institute.

1500 +


Candidates selected for Group I, II and IV services from our institute.

1000 +


Candidates selected across various banks from our institute.

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