Courses / Offers

UPSC – Civil Services


PRELIM-cum-MAIN (GS) 2018

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Duration : One year
Schedule : Physical Classroom Lectures 8 to 9 hours on Sat & Sun (Tests, Assignments,
Group Discussion Current Affairs, Revision, Doubt Solving, Mentoring to
ensure proper preparation on weekdays as & when scheduled)
Course Coverage : Prelims: Paper I & II Main: Paper I to V (Classroom Lectures with Study Materials,Topic/Subject wise & Full Test Series for GS Prelim & Main)

(Note: 1. In its endeavor to provide the best coaching, the Institute
shall arrange lectures by Senior, experienced faculties from
Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Mumbai, subject to their
2. Schedule subject to change without prior intimation.

Fees:  (Rs 1,15,000 ) + GST

Details to be announced



Course Coverage: Prelims: Paper I – GS (200 marks),
(Subject-wise & full syllabus Test Series)
(with online  Discussion)

Cost: 16000/

What you get

(i)      Total 30 Tests; 19 sectional tests and 11 full length tests

(ii)     Fully developed solutions with answer key.

(iii)    All India Ranking.

(iv)    List of topics and reference books prior to scheduled tests.

(v)     Discussion on Tests (online)

(vi)    Flexible schedule; Test may be postponed and re-scheduled on request. Flexible schedule helps candidates avail all the benefits of this All India Program specially designed to cater the needs of IAS aspirants.

(vii)   Free subscription of Video lectures on ‘daily current affairs’ and ‘The Hindu Editorial’ discussion by Mrs. Bilquees Khatri, nationally renowned UPSC faculty.

(viii)  Free current affairs materials in pdf format



A. A. SHAH’s Foundation Course is formulated in such a manner that the students get used to the basic content of the Civil Services Examination syllabus at an early stage.
The objective of foundation course is to sensitize the aspirants with the essential knowledge and skills which will lay a sound foundation for his/her pursuit in Civil Services Examination. Considering the maturity level of the aspirants, a phased approach is recommended. Accordingly the foundation course will be introduced as the first stage in the course of preparation before CSAT and Mains preparation stages commence. They will have a clear edge over fresher’s in their year of attempting Civil Services Examination.

Eligibility for Foundation Course: Students of XI, XII, and 1st year, 2nd year Degree course are eligible for Foundation Course Tier I.
On successful completion of Foundation Course Tier I, students are promoted to Foundation Course Tier II.

Course Duration: Foundation Course Tier I (1 Year)
Foundation Course Tier II (1 Year)
Including test Series, interactive lectures and discussions on weekly and monthly basis

Course Content: Based on syllabus of General Studies papers of Civil Services Exams of UPSC.
Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Indian Polity, History, Geography, Science, Economics, CSAT: Comprehension, Interpersonal Skills, Logical Reasoning, Decision Making &Problem Solving, General Mental Ability, Basic Numeracy, Data Interpretation, English Language Comprehension Skills.
Students will be trained in the technique of reading newspapers, magazines and making notes to help them in their preparation for Civil Services Exams conducted by UPSC.
Field visit will also be scheduled to understand governance and development issues in India. (Charges Extra)
(Classroom Lectures with Study materials and test series)
No online lectures, No video recording,

Centres: Fort, Dadar and  Thane

Batch Timing: Mon – Wed – Fri : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at Fort
Tue – Thu- Sat  : 05.00 pm to 07.00 pm at Dadar.
Mon – Wed – Fri : 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at Thane.
(Note: Schedule subject to change without prior intimation)

Fees: Rs 53,000/-

(Note: Students enrolled for  both tiers of Pre-IAS Foundation Course are eligible for fee concession in General Studies Prelim-cum-Main (Full Course)