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    Course and Fees

    General Studies

    (Preliminary Cum Mains)

    ₹ 1,25,000 (inclusive of tax)
    02.05.2022Regular11.00 am to 01.30 pm
    03.06.2022Regular11.00 am to 01.30 pm
    04.08.2022Regular11.00 am to 01.30 pm
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    ₹22,000 (inclusive of tax)
    NOVEMBERWeekend05:00 pm to 07:30 pm
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    27.06.2022RegularHistory08:00 am to 10:30 am
    (Weekly 6 days)
    11.07.2022WeekendAgriculture09:00 am to 01:00 pm
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    Total ₹1,80,000
    • Fees are inclusive of GST & SIA study materials.

    Geography Enrichment Program

    Time09:00 am to 01:00 pm (Weekend)
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    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.

    Best IAS Academy in Delhi | Best UPSC Coaching Institute in Delhi | Shankar IAS Academy

    The answer to your question as to where the best IAS academy in Delhi lies here – Upper ground floor, 25, Pusa Road, Delhi-110060. We have partnered with the best mentors to give the best learning experience ever in Delhi for UPSC CSE. Join us and help us in helping you achieve your dream.

    For Civil services examination or for that matter any competitive examination, the role of an institute is a crucial one. Though it is always the aspirant’s efforts that matter first when it combines hands with the best IAS coaching institute in Delhi like Shankar IAS Academy, it brings a true substance to your Civil Services preparation!

    Shankar IAS Academy, a top IAS coaching institute based in Chennai now has its branch in Delhi. Shankar IAS Academy in Delhi will bring the best faculties and trainers to provide quality classes to students in Delhi. This branch is fully equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and infrastructure making it the best IAS academy in Delhi.

    What do we offer as the best IAS Institute in Delhi?

    Shankar IAS Academy is a trusted IAS Coaching Institute in Delhi and one of the best in India that offers various course options for students.

    • Foundation Course for Prelims and Mains
    • Personality Test Coaching
    • Prelims Test Series (Pre-storming)
    • Mains Test Series (Mainstorming)
    • Indian Forest Services Exam -Main Examination

    Shankar IAS Academy is the first to offer 2-way interactive ONLINE CLASSES for Civil Services coaching. One can know how the quality of the Online classes with the results get. There are so many aspirants cleared being our exclusive online students. Also, Indians from Michigan (USA), Dubai, Australia, the UK, etc are giving shape to their dreams of being a bureaucrat by attending online classes with the best IAS Coaching in Delhi- Shankar IAS Academy!

    We provide end-to-end grooming of the candidates for the Civil Services Examination. Since its inception, Shankar IAS Academy has helped over 10000 students to get into the Civil Services including IAS, IFS, IPS, and other Central Services.

    The role of the faculty is to facilitate the subject learning for the students. Before joining any institute for the UPSC training in Delhi, do check out the caliber of the faculties and how easily you can contact the faculties in case of doubts.

    In SIA, the fact that many faculties who have cleared/ went till the interview stage of the examination in itself spreads an aura of confidence among the students. We handpick and groom the best of the faculty – not just in terms of quality of content but also in delivery. The entire faculty has sound expertise not just on their subject matters, but also in the ever-evolving dynamic nature of the UPSC CSE.

    Faculties in SIA are a mixture of young, sharp minds who have cleared Civil services examination / appeared for UPSC interviews many times recently and those dynamic people who have a long experience in UPSC teaching. The faculties are part of the mentor group wherein in real-time they clear the doubts of the students.

    Students’ feedback plays an important role and is taken into consideration now and then and changes are made appropriately as per the feedback. In the unlikely case of a student feeling uncomfortable with a faculty, the same feedback is brought to the notice of the faculty for improving himself/ herself.

    The test series should ideally have UPSC standard questions and evaluation. SIA has over the years developed an expertise in the same. Even if students keep on practicing answer writing every single day, it makes sense only when they are provided with efficient feedback at right time for every single answer.

    We promise to complete the answer evaluation in 10 days but usually complete the same within a week. A one-on-one feedback session is available for every test. Key points for answers and video recordings of discussion sessions are being provided to the students.

    SIA provides a detailed analysis by subject experts for every answer. The faculties provide on-call support to students.

    What makes us differ:

    • Over the years, it is with pride we tell you that SIA, the best civil services training in Delhi has developed the knack of guessing the UPSC Prelim and Main questions rightly. Based on our extensive test series which is attended to by around 10,000 prospective candidates every year, we have hands-on experience in predicting the cut-off. SIA is publishing keys for the past 10 years since 2010, the longest history among any running institutes.
    • Below shows our prediction guessing,
      UPSC Prelims 2021 General EWS OBC SC ST
      UPSC Cut Off 87.54 80.14 84.85 75.41 70.71
      SIA’s Prediction 88-92 73-78 84-88 70-75 65-70
    • Joining the best UPSC coaching institute helps aspirants prepare in a streamlined manner. Here are the steps to preparing for the exam: First is to gain familiarity with the scope and process of the exam. Next, you need to register with a reliable UPSC coaching academy in Delhi. Finally, make a preparation schedule that covers all the topics and provides enough time for practice and revision with the use of the institute.
    • Top UPSC coaching institute in Delhi with an expert team of faculties and trainers.
    • Real-time motivation from Subject experts and Civil Servants.
    • Pioneers who have published best sellers for subjects like Environment are already being used by civil service training institutes in Delhi.
    • Experience Student-friendly Programs like Pre-storming and Main-storming for the first time for UPSC coaching in Delhi from which so many questions got reflected in the UPSC exam.
    • Intensive answer writing practice with detailed strategy and feedback to improve.
    • AI-based Test Series.
    • A unique UPSC coaching academy in Delhi with state-of-the-art classrooms and infrastructure.
    • Legacy of 20 years of training experience in civil service coaching coming to UPSC Training Academy in Delhi.
    • Expert team of mentors to guide your path in the UPSC examination.

    Join and experience the difference!