The Union Public Service Commission conducts exams for lakhs of candidates every year for inducting them into one of the highest ranks in the civil services of India. However, the pass percentage for the exam is comparatively low to the number of candidates appearing.
Thus, in order to crack one of the toughest exams and avail the prestigious government job, a lot of them opt to undertake coaching classes. In such as scenario, it is important to choose the right coaching centre to study in so that your efforts and money are not wasted on the wrong people or in the wrong place. Uttar Pradesh is one of the top states in India that has the maximum of successful candidates who clear the IAS.
There are a plethora of coaching institutes in UP. Let's take a look at the top 10 IAS coaching institutes in the Uttar Pradesh for UPSC aspirants.
1. Sharda IAS
Situated in the capital city, Lucknow, Sharda IAS coaches students in a range of entrance exams including the UGC NET and CLAT. It was established in the year 2012. The centre is open from 8 am to 8 pm. The list of successful candidates are available on the official website.
2. Toppers IAS Academy
The academy is located in Varanasi. The centre provides personalised coaching sessions for aspirants according to their requirements in various UPSC subjects. It has a good success rate of students clearing the civils services. The method of coaching here is by teaching and helping students practise solved question papers.
3. ETEN IAS
ETEN IAS is one of the motivationally driven institutes in Lucknow that provides IAS coaching for aspirants through various means. Some of their coaching specialities are usage of VSAT technology, connection with study groups and planned study sessions. The centre has various study packages depending on the subject and the timing of the students.
4. Sarthak IAS
Sarthak IAS is one of the ambitious coaching centres in Lucknow that strives to be in the number one position to offer training for UPSC aspirants. Through mock tests and motivational speeches, the institute continuously perseveres to help it's candidates excel and crack the civil services exam. Those interested to join have the provision to register both online and offline.
5. ALS IAS Coaching
ALS IAS Coaching is located in Gorakhpur and has a history of 25 years of existence. It has its branches in various places of India and its infrastructure includes VSAT centres, satellite centres, air-conditioned classrooms and audiovisual systems. The coaching curriculum comprises of workshops, training programmes for IAS entrance, self-study, self-evaluation, frequent class tests and answer writing sessions.
RACE IAS, Lucknow, was started in 2002. Its mission is to coach IAS aspirants in terms of competitiveness and knowledge to crack the UPSC exams. Its coaching strategies are providing quality and updated study material, paying special attention to students who do not have any background knowledge on the UPSC subjects, imbibing writing skills and encouraging a competitive attitude.
7. The Analytics IAS Coaching Centre
The Analytics IAS Coaching Centre is a training institute in Greater Noida that has an expert group to prepare the study materials. The fee for the classes ranges from INR 10000 per month to INR 2,10,000 for 36 months, depending on the duration and the subjects that the candidates opt for. The coaching is offered in both English and Hindi with a lesser fee for the Hindi medium candidates.
8. Vajirao and Reddy Institute
Vajirao and Reddy Institute is situated in Allahabad and offers extensive training for students through its teaching methodologies. The attractive elements in the study materials offered include coloured figures and interlinked flowcharts, simple and lucid explanation and elaborate descriptions. The institute believes in prioritising detailed explanation in classes over giving dictations.
9. Shresth IAS Classes
Shresth IAS Classes in Bareilly is situated in the centre of the city at Rampur Garden. It was established in 2012 and boasts of success stories of many students who have been placed in the civil services since its inception. Motivational and interactive learning, timely completion of syllabus, analytical and classroom solving sessions for solving previous years' question papers and so on.
10. Dr Surendra's IAS
Dr Surendra's IAS, Ghaziabad, is run by an IIT alumnus and civil service aspirant. It caters to IAS, IPS and other civil service aspirants to help them cope up with the changing pattern and strategies of the UPSC exam. The institute has been providing classroom as well as postal courses in various subjects since its establishment in 1999.
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