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    Course and Fees

    General Studies

    (Preliminary Cum Mains)

    ₹ 1,06,000 (inclusive of tax)
    29.04.2022 Regular 11:00 am to 01:30 pm
    06.06.2022 Regular 11:00 am to 01:30 pm
    25.07.2022 Regular 11:00 am to 05:00 pm
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    ₹22,000 (inclusive of tax)
    25.07.2022 Regular 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm
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    06.08.2022 Weekend History 09:00 pm to 01:00 pm
    29.08.2022 Regular PSIR 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
    20.06.2022 Regular Kanada
    05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
    Forestry and Geology - After Prelims Result
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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.

    Extensive Coaching
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    230+ classes of
    150 minutes each
    360° mentoring
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    by expert mentors
    Intensive Answer
    Writing Practice with
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    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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    Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (Government of India)

    Department of Social Welfare (Govt. of Karnataka)

    YSR Vidyonnathi (Govt. of Andhra Pradesh)

    (Government of Kolkata)

    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.
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    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.
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    UPSC – Examination Book List


    1 Indian Polity Lakshmikanth
    Indian Polity book by Shankar IAS Academy
    2 Indian History Standard 11th and 12th Standard NCERT old edition
    3 India’s struggle for Independence Spectrum’s "A brief history of Modern India"
    4 Geography Standard 6th to 12th NCERT
    Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong
    Oxford Student Atlas.
    5 Indian Economy Indian Economy & General Economics book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Economic Survey
    6 General Science Standard 9th and 10th Old NCERT
    Class Notes
    7 Environment Environment Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    8 India Year Book Publication Division, Government of India
    9 Indian Art and Culture NCERT Books
    Art and Culture book by Shankar IAS Academy
    10 Current Affairs & civilispedia-current affairs Digital library
    11 General Trends of Exams Shankar 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

    1 Ancient India
    Medieval India
    Art and Culture
    Old NCERT
    Introduction to Fine Art NCERT
    Ancient & Medieval India book by Shankar IAS Academy
    2 India’s Struggle for Independence NCERT
    Spectrum’s A brief history of Modern India
    3 India Since Independence
    India After Gandhi
    Bipin Chandra
    Ramchandra Guha
    4 History of the World
    Contemporary World
    World History book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Old NCERT (by Arjun Dev)
    5 Art and Culture Fine arts Standard 12th NCERT
    1 Indian Society Standard 12th NCERT
    2 Social Change and Development in India Standard 12th NCERT
    3 Indian Society S.C.Dube / Relevant GOI Website
    1 Standard 11th & 12th NCERT NCERT
    Class Notes
    1 Indian Constitution at Work Indian Polity by Shankar IAS Academy
    2 Indian Polity IAS Parliament Material
    1 From Government to Governance Kuldeep Mathur
    2 2nd ARC Report Published by Government of India
    1 SIA Material
    2 Newspaper The Hindu
    1 Economic Survey Government of India
    2 Business Line - Newspaper (Editorial) The Hindu group.
    3 Indian Economy Since Independence Uma Kapila
    1 Agriculture Topics Agriculture Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    1 Newspaper The Hindu
    2 Science and Technology Science and Technology Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    Class Notes
    1 Newspaper The Hindu
    Environment Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    1 Internal Security Internal Security Book by Shankar IAS Academy
    News Paper Notes
    1 2nd ARC Reports Government of India
    2 From Government to Governance Kuldeep Mathur
    3 Shankar IAS Academy Book and Class Notes
    For Reference Purpose only
    1 Competitive Exams - A Success Guide V Palanichamy IIS
    2 Civil Services Exam - A Complete Guide V Palanichamy IIS
    3 At the Service of a Billion Plus Shankar Ganesh Karuppiah
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    • Chennai
    • Delhi
    • Bengaluru
    • Trivandrum
    • Trichy
    • Salem
    • Coimbatore
    • Madurai
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    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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