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    Course and Fees

    General Studies


    ₹ 60,000 (inclusive of tax)
    28.10.2022Regular08:00 am to 10:30 am
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    ₹22,000 (inclusive of tax)
    26.11.2022Weekend02:00 pm to 06:00 pm
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    21.09.2022RegularPSIR05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
    05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
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    General Studies

    (Preliminary Cum Mains)

    ₹ 1,06,000 (inclusive of tax)
    12.08.2022Regular11:00 am to 05:00 pm
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    Total ₹1,61,000
    • ₹4,000 Discount will be applicable for Integrated Course payment.
    • Fees are inclusive of GST & SIA study materials.
    Program Features of Our Foundation Course

    Extensive Coaching
    with more than
    230+ classes of
    150 minutes each
    360° mentoring
    with individual guidance
    by expert mentors
    Intensive Answer
    Writing Practice with
    detailed analysis
    & feedback
    Prelims test
    with tracking
    and analysis
    of scores.
    and exhaustive
    study materials.

    Our Differentiators

    • Consistently Producing Toppers Since 2004
    • Experienced Faculty Team (10+ Years)
    • Regular Guidance From Achievers
    • Personalised and Scientific Mentoring
    • AI Based Test Series(100+ Prelims, 20+ Mains)
    • 3 Months Interview Program With Coaching And Mock Interviews.
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    Preferred Civil Services Training Partner Of

    Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (Government of India)

    Department of Social Welfare (Govt. of Karnataka)

    YSR Vidyonnathi (Govt. of Andhra Pradesh)

    (Government of West Bengal)

    The Best IAS Academy in India

    All over India, people aspiring to become IAS, IPS and other elite bureaucratic service officers and seeking to fine tune their preparation, flock to Shankar IAS Academy for Civil Service coaching. With branches in Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Trichy, Salem, Madurai and Coimbatore, it is the Academy of choice for Civil Service aspirants.

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    About the Examination

    Civil service, which is the backbone of Indian governance constitutes all ministries and their departments. The Civil service and Forest service exams are conducted by the UPSC. The prestige, power, charm and responsibility that come along with the top jobs such as the IAS, IFS, IPS, etc., are a definite reason for anyone to choose Civil service and Forest service a career option.
    Civil Service Examination+
    Forest Service Examination+

    Both Civil Service and Forest Service Examination consist of 3 stages as mentioned below:

    Stage 1 - Preliminary Exam (Objective Type) Stage 2 - Mains Exam (Descriptive Type) Stage 3 - Interview (Oral)
    Preliminary Examination (For Civil & Forest Service)+
    Civil Service Mains Examination+
    Forest Service Mains Examination+


    Interview for Personality test will be conducted in Delhi for candidates who clear the Mains examination. (Maximum mark : 275)

    Final Result

    Final Result of both Civil Services and Forest Service exam will be based on Mains examination and Interview marks.
    Civil Services Examination+
    Forest Services Examination+

    UPSC – Examination Book List


    1Indian PolityLakshmikanth
    Indian Polity book by Shankar IAS Academy
    2Indian HistoryStandard 11th and 12th Standard NCERT old edition
    3India’s struggle for IndependenceSpectrum’s "A brief history of Modern India"
    4GeographyStandard 6th to 12th NCERT
    Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong
    Oxford Student Atlas.
    5Indian EconomyIndian Economy & General Economics book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Economic Survey
    6General ScienceStandard 9th and 10th Old NCERT
    Class Notes
    7EnvironmentEnvironment Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    8India Year BookPublication Division, Government of India
    9Indian Art and CultureNCERT Books
    Art and Culture book by Shankar IAS Academy
    10Current & civilispedia-current affairs Digital library
    11General Trends of ExamsShankar IAS academy’s Blog
    • The respective NCERT Textbooks have to be mandatory studied.
    • The Corresponding Ministry websites should also be referred to for latest policy updates.
    • For current events read a Daily Newspaper (preferably The Hindu).

    GS Mains Examination

    1Ancient India
    Medieval India
    Art and Culture
    Old NCERT
    Introduction to Fine Art NCERT
    Ancient & Medieval India book by Shankar IAS Academy
    2India’s Struggle for IndependenceNCERT
    Spectrum’s A brief history of Modern India
    3India Since Independence
    India After Gandhi
    Bipin Chandra
    Ramchandra Guha
    4History of the World
    Contemporary World
    World History book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Old NCERT (by Arjun Dev)
    5Art and Culture Fine artsStandard 12th NCERT
    1Indian SocietyStandard 12th NCERT
    2Social Change and Development in IndiaStandard 12th NCERT
    3Indian SocietyS.C.Dube / Relevant GOI Website
    1Standard 11th & 12th NCERTNCERT
    Class Notes
    1Indian Constitution at WorkIndian Polity by Shankar IAS Academy
    2Indian PolityIAS Parliament Material
    1From Government to Governance Kuldeep Mathur
    22nd ARC ReportPublished by Government of India
    1SIA Material
    2NewspaperThe Hindu
    1Economic SurveyGovernment of India
    2Business Line - Newspaper (Editorial)The Hindu group.
    3Indian Economy Since IndependenceUma Kapila
    1Agriculture TopicsAgriculture Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    1NewspaperThe Hindu
    2Science and TechnologyScience and Technology Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Class Notes
    1NewspaperThe Hindu
    Environment Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    1Internal SecurityInternal Security Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    News Paper Notes
    12nd ARC ReportsGovernment of India
    2From Government to GovernanceKuldeep Mathur
    3Shankar IAS Academy Book and Class Notes
    For Reference Purpose only
    1Competitive Exams - A Success GuideV Palanichamy IIS
    2Civil Services Exam - A Complete GuideV Palanichamy IIS
    3At the Service of a Billion PlusShankar Ganesh Karuppiah
    Our Centres
    • Chennai
    • Delhi
    • Bengaluru
    • Trivandrum
    • Trichy
    • Salem
    • Coimbatore
    • Madurai
    Ph:76677 66266, 044-48574957
    Door No 18, Old Plot No 109,
    New Plot No 259, AL Block, 4th Avenue,
    Shanthi Colony, Annanagar,
    Chennai 600040.
    90252 78278
    No-2/23, 3rd Cross Street,
    Padmanabhanagar, Adyar,
    Chennai-600 020 Tamil Nadu.
    Ph: 88991 80180
    Upper ground floor, 25,
    Pusa Road,
    Delhi – 110060.
    Ph: 72593 23266, 080-23383121, 81972 92121

    No-34, 2nd stage,
    Basaveshwara HBCS layout,
    Chandra layout bus stand road,
    Bengaluru - 560040
    Landmark : Opposite to Karur Vysya Bank
    Ph: 81445 57722, 79949 36555

    2nd floor, Condor Plaza, TC 2/2421
    Pattom Palace P.O.
    Thiruvananthapuram – 695004
    Ph: 0431-4976911, 97896 64555

    N.R.Towers, A9( N), Salai Road
    Thillai Nagar,
    Trichy ‐ 620018
    Ph: 0427-2441961, 89400 80039

    No.207/5 United Arcade, Kauveri Avenue,
    State Bank Colony, Junction Main Road,
    Salem – 636 004
    Ph: 0422-4380837, 9994551898

    No : 790 , Cross Cut road,
    Next to Josco Jewellers Building,
    Gandhipuram, Coimbatore - 641 012
    Ph: 97896 22555, 0452-4255455

    Plot no:409/B, Mall super market,
    Second floor, church road,
    Anna nagar, Sathamangalam,
    Madurai- 625020.

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    Why are we the most unique UPSC Coaching Centre in Bangalore?
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