Upsc Coaching Institute In Vellore

Civil Services Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year and after three stages of evaluation, the most eligible candidates are trained for the services of IAS, IPS, IFS and other Group A and Group B allied services.

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Chennai IAS Academy is the Best Coaching Centre for Civil Services Exams in South India is located in Vellore, with branches in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. It’s Premier Academy established with the sole aim to initiate, enable and empower individuals to grow up to be extraordinary Civil Servants. Chennai IAS invites students who are prepared to interface their experience and diverse backgrounds with our high-end educational programmes.

Exam Structure

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Assessment Test (interview)

Prelims – Civil Services Aptitude Test

Paper I – General StudiesPaper II – Aptitude Test
  • (100 questions, 200 Marks, .66 (1/3rd) will reduced for a wrong answer)
  • Current events (national and international)
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Governance
  • Economics and social development
  • Environment
  • General Science
  • (80 questions, 200 Marks, .88 (1/3rd) will be reduced for a wrong answer)
  • Paper II is ‘Qualifying’ in nature. A candidate has to score 67 Marks or get 27 questions right for his Paper I to be evaluated.
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reasoning based questions
  • Quantitative Aptitude

Main Examination

Main exam consists of 7 papers +2 Qualifying Papers

Examination PapersMarks
Paper on Indian languages (21)  (Qualifying Paper)250
English  (Qualifying Paper)300
General Studies I ;
Indian heritage and culture, History and Geography of the world, and Society
General Studies II250
General Studies III250
General Studies IV250
Optional Paper I250
Optional Paper II250
Essay Paper250

Personality Assessment Test (Interview) – 275 Marks

Total Marks for Main examination – 2025 Marks


  • Only Indian nationals eligible for IAS and IPS
  • For other services – citizen of India, subject of Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee
  • Minimum graduation and minimum 21 years of age
  • Maximum age limit
    • CategoryMaximum AgeNumber of Attempts
      General Category326 Attempts
      OBC359 Attempts
      SC / ST37Unlimited Attempts
      Domicile of J&K between January 1, 1980 and December 31, 198937Unlimited Attempts
      Blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped candidate42Belonging to General category will get the benefit of 9 Attempts
  • Candidate should be compulsorily a Graduate (Regular or Correspondence)

List of Services

  • Indian Administrative Service.
  • Indian Foreign Service.
  • Indian Police Service.
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  • Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
  • Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
  • Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

* If you appear for any of the paper for the Prelims exam, it will be counted as an attempt. If you fill the application form and do not appear for the exam, it will NOT BE COUNTED as an attempt.

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