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About UPSC coaching centre


  • What is UPSC?
  • What is UPSC exam?
  • How should I prepare for the exams?
  • How many types of exams are available?
  • What are the basic portions of such exams?
  • How to clear the exam?
  • Is there any best UPSC coaching centre in Chennai?
  • Are those coaching centres are reliable?

The above are some of the common questions in the mind of any candidate who intends to appear for UPSC exams.

But what is UPSC?

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is an independent central government agency responsible for recruitment, in order to select the best individuals to work in various wings of the government.

The list of examinations conducted include

  • Civil Services Examination.
  • Indian Forest Service Examination.
  • Engineering Services Examination.
  • Combined Defence Services Examination.
  • National Defence Academy Examination.
  • Naval Academy Examination.
  • Combined Medical Services Examination.
  • Indian Economic Service.
  • Indian Statistical Service Examination.
  • Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist Examination.
  • Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) Examination.

About Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is amongst the premier administrative wings of the government and IAS officers play a crucial role in everyday functioning of the government.

The exam consists of 3 parts

  • A preliminary exam
  • A main exam and finally
  • An interview

Competition is extremely tough and the selection parameters are rigorous. However, the benefits and respect garnered by IAS officers is well worth the effort.

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ABOUT CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION (CSE)

The Civil Service Examination is an all India Competitive Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruiting IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS (Income Tax & Customs) and other central service officers. The examination consists of three stages – Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination and Interview.

The Preliminary Examination is held in June and the Mains Examination in October. The interview is held in the month of April and Final results are published in the month of May every year.

Preliminary Examination

  • The examination comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each. It is of objective type (multiple choice questions). This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
  • The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.
  • The General Studies Paper – II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
  • Each paper will be of two hours duration.
  • There will be negative marking for incorrect answers.

Main Examination

  • The written examination will consist of 9 Papers of conventional Essay Type
  • Out of 9 Papers, Two Papers are qualifying papers

Interview

The number of Candidates to be summoned for interview will be about twice the number of vacancies to be filled. The interview will carry 275 marks. (with no minimum qualifying marks)

Final Result

Marks obtained for all the compulsory papers (Paper – I to Paper – VII) in Civil Services Main Examination and marks obtained in Interview for Personality Test will be counted for ranking.

Toppers Tips

S.NO SUBJECT TOPPER NAME TOPPERS TIPS
1 Civil Service Preparation Dr.R.Ananda kumar IAS Click Here
2 General Studies Preliminary Exam Mr.K.Vijayendra Pandian IAS Click Here
3 CSAT Mr.A.Dinesh Kumar IAS Click Here
4 General Studies Main Examination

Mr.K.C.DevasenaPathi IAS Click Here
5 General Studies Ethics Paper Dr.V.Vivekanandan IRS Click Here
6 Essay Paper Mr.S.Sundar Rajan IRS Click Here
7 Interview Preparation Dr.R.V.Varun Kumar IPS Click Here

Previous Year Questions

UPSC Preliminary Examinations

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers Answer Keys
1 2010 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2010
2 2011 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2011
3 2012 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2012
4 2013 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2013
5 2014 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2014
6 2015 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2015
7 2016 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2016
8 2017 GENERAL STUDIES ANSWER WITH EXPLANATION 2017
9 2011 CSAT ANSWER KEY 2011
10 2012 CSAT ANSWER KEY 2012
11 2013 CSAT ANSWER KEY 2013
12 2014 CSAT ANSWER KEY 2014
13 2015 CSAT ANSWER KEY 2015

UPSC Main Examinations

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers
1 2009 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II
2 2010 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II
3 2011 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II
4 2012 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II
5 2013 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II / PAPER III / PAPER IV
6 2014 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II / PAPER III / PAPER IV
7 2015 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II / PAPER III / PAPER IV
8 2016 GENERAL STUDIES - PAPER I / PAPER II / PAPER III

Courses offered

S.No Course Name Subject
1 PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION GENERAL STUDIES, CSAT
2 MAIN EXAMINATION GENERAL STUDIES, ESSAY, OPTIONAL PAPERS
3 PRELIMINARY CUM MAIN EXAMINATION GENERAL STUDIES
4 OPTIONAL PAPERS – MAIN EXAMINATION GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, HISTORY, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, SOCIOLOGY
5 INTERVIEW

Faculty team

SL. NO. FACULTY NAME SUBJECT EXPERIENCE GUEST LECTURE
1. Mr. M. SHUNMUGAM B.E., - Founder & Director Optional Paper: Geography GS - Subject: Geography & Disaster Management, 7 years experience in Teaching with 2 Interviews GS Paper IV Ethics Guest Lecture by Dr. R. ANANDA KUMAR I.A.S.
2. Mr. V. SUBRAMANIAN M.A., GS - Subject: Economics, Governance & Ethics 6 years Experience in Teching with 3 Interviews GS Paper III Economics Guest Lecture by Mrs.V.R. SUBBULAXMI M.A.,(Economics) (CSE 2009 - All India Rank 147, I.A.S.)
3. Mr. S.P. RAJKUMAR M.A., (Political Science) Optional Paper: Political Science GS - Subject: International Relations, Indian Constitution, Polity, Internal Security 5 years experience in Teaching with 4 Mains
4. Mr. Nandakumar Optional Paper: History GS - Subject: Modern India & Post Independence, International Relations, Current Affairs. 7 years experience in Teaching with Interview.
5. Mr.R. PRAKASH BLM, MSW., GS - Subject: Modern India & Post Independence 5 years experience in Teaching with 2 Interviews.
6. Mr. S.A. SARAVANAN B.E., GS -Subject: World History, Art & Culture and Ancient & Medieval India 3 years experience in Teaching with one Interview
7. Mr. V. SIVA ANANTHA KRISHNAN B.Sc (Botany), M.A GS - Subject: Environment 5 years experience in Teaching with 2 Interviews
8. Mrs. V.R. MARAGATHAVALLI M.C.A., GS - Subject: Science & Tech 3 years experience in Teaching
9. Mr. C. SIVANATHAN B.E., GS - Subject: Social Justice 5 years experience in Teaching with one Interview
10. Mr. K. ARUNAKIRI M.S.C., GS - Subject: General Science 10 years experience in Teaching
11. Mr. S. PADMANABAN M.S.C., GS - Subject: General Science 4 years experience in Teaching
12. S. PREM ANAND B.E., GS - Subject: CSAT 4 years experience in Teaching
13. Miss. M. SAVITHIRI GS - Subject: CSAT 3 years experience in Teaching
14. Mr. K. SABARINATHAN M.A., M.Phil, Optional Paper: Public Administration 7 years experience in Teaching with 2 Interviews

Optional Papers

SL.NO OPTIONAL PAPER UPSC
SYLLABUS
FACULTY
1. Geography Syllabus M. SHUNMUGAM, B.E., Why Geography
2. Political Science Syllabus S.P.RAJKUMAR M.A., Why Political Science
3. History Syllabus K. NANDAKUMNAR B.COM, M.B.A Why History
4. Public Administration Syllabus K.SABARINATHAN, M.A, M.PHIL, M.B.A., Why Public Administration
5. Sociology Syllabus C. SIVANATHAN, B.E. Why Sociology
6. Agriculture Syllabus P.S. Kumar Why Agriculture

UPSC Main Examinations Geography

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers Answer Keys
1 2000 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2000
2 2000 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2000
3 2001 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2001
4 2001 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2001
5 2002 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2002
6 2002 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2002
7 2003 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2003
8 2003 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2003
9 2004 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2004
10 2004 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2004
11 2005 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2005
12 2005 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2005
13 2006 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2006
14 2006 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2006
15 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
16 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
17 2008 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2008
18 2008 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2008
19 2009 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2009
20 2009 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2009
21 2010 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2010
22 2010 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2010
23 2011 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2011
24 2011 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2011
25 2012 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2012
26 2012 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2012
27 2013 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2013
28 2013 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2013
29 2014 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2014
30 2014 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2014

UPSC Main Examinations Sociology

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers Answer Keys
1 2000 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2000
2 2000 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2000
3 2001 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2001
4 2001 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2001
5 2002 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2002
6 2002 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2002
7 2003 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2003
8 2003 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2003
9 2004 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2004
10 2004 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2004
11 2005 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2005
12 2005 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2005
13 2006 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2006
14 2006 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2006
15 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
16 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
17 2008 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2008
18 2008 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2008
19 2009 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2009
20 2009 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2009
21 2010 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2010
22 2010 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2010
23 2011 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2011
24 2011 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2011
25 2012 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2012
26 2012 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2012
27 2013 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2013
28 2013 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2013
29 2014 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2014
30 2014 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2014

UPSC Main Examinations Political Science

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers Answer Keys
1 2001 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2001
2 2001 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2001
3 2002 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2002
4 2002 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2002
5 2003 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2003
6 2003 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2003
7 2004 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2004
8 2004 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2004
9 2005 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2005
10 2005 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2005
11 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
12 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
13 2008 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2008
14 2008 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2008
15 2009 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2009
16 2009 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2009
17 2010 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2010
18 2010 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2010
19 2011 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2011
20 2011 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2011
21 2012 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2012
22 2012 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2012
23 2013 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2013
24 2013 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2013
25 2014 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2014
26 2014 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2014

UPSC Main Examinations Public Administration

S.No Exam Year Previous Year Question Papers Answer Keys
1 2001 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2001
2 2001 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2001
3 2002 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2002
4 2002 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2002
5 2003 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2003
6 2003 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2003
7 2004 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2004
8 2004 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2004
9 2005 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2005
10 2005 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2005
11 2006 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2006
12 2006 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2006
13 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
14 2007 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2007
15 2008 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2008
16 2008 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2008
17 2009 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2009
18 2009 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2009
19 2010 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2010
20 2010 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2010
21 2011 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2011
22 2011 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2011
23 2012 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2012
24 2012 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2012
25 2013 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2013
26 2013 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2013
27 2014 PAPER I MODAL ANSWERS 2014
28 2014 PAPER II MODAL ANSWERS 2014

Fees Structure 2017-18

S.NO COURSE NAME FEES (Including Service Tax)
1. IAS Full Course Rs. 1,05,000 /-
2. General Studies (PRELIMS CUM MAINS) Rs. 75,000/-
3. General Studies (MAINS) Rs. 60,000/-
4. OPTIONAL PAPER (EACH) GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, HISTORY, SOCIOLOGY, AGRICULTURE Rs. 25,000/-
5. CSAT Rs. 10,000/-
6. UPSC MAINS TEST SERIES (TOTAL 37 TESTS) Rs. 5,000/-

100% IAS Scholarship VETRII IAS academy

What is VETRII-10?

100% scholarship and fees waiver on prelims, Mains & Interview coaching for IAS Aspirants selected through a Two-stage evaluation procedure.

Who is Eligible for the Scholarship?

All Graduates aged below 25 years.

What are the stages of Evaluations?

  • The first stage consists of two written Tests.
    • Test 1 – Objective paper covering GS/GK and general Aptitude (50 marks, 30 mins)
    • Test 2 – Essay paper (Eng/Tamil, Max 500 words) (50 marks, 30 mins)
  • The second stage is a personality Test (Interview)

Address

Head Office

, Muthiah Hall,
Old No.52, New No.1, 9th Street,
F Block, 1st Avenue Main Road,
Near Istha siddhi Vinayakar Temple,
Anna Nagar East
, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India - 600102.
Phone: +91 (44) 26265326.
Mobile: +919600124042, +919500005522.
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Address

Branch Office - Chennai

F-Block 37/38, 2nd Avenue Main Road, Chinthamani,
Anna Nagar East, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India - 600102.
Phone: +91 (44) 26265326
Mobile: +919600124042, +919500005522.
Email ID: chennai@vetriias.com

Address

Branch Office - Salem

No.189/1, Meyanoor Road,
Near ARRS Multiplex,
Near Salem New bus Stand),
Opp. Venkateshwara Complex,
Salem, Tamil Nadu, India - 636004.
Phone: +91 (427) 2330307
Mobile: +919500122022, +919442740307
Email ID: salem@vetriias.com


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