Get the right data about the UPSC exam design which is a key stride in encircling your study arrangement and procedures for breaking the exam. UPSC is the head controlling body in charge of leading IAS exams alongside other common administrations exam. UPSC sets the qualification criteria and syllabus for IAS and Civil Services exam. It is important for a hopeful to have a reasonable comprehension about the exam design before beginning UPSC readiness.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India's central agency approved to lead Civil Services Exam to select for different opening in Union and State Government.

Qualified UPSC competitors are chosen as IAS/Civil hirelings who serve as heads in the Central and State government; representatives in foreign missions and embassies. The different parts of IAS officers incorporate:

  • Collectors
  • District Magistrate
  • Chief and Cabinet Secretary

An IAS officer is capable to maintain the law & order in the territory and to actualize different strategies and to guarantee smooth administration.

IAS (Indian Administrative Services) is one of civil services examination directed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) of India and considered as the most prestigious and intense occupation in the nation.

UPSC exam is likewise one of the exceedingly focused exams in the country where just few individuals develop effective. To give IAS wannabes the suitable direction and make them to accomplish their dreams, we at SNDG College deliever the best IAS coaching.

Responding to the call of showing up in IAS examinations which are led each year is not a joke. In spite of the fact that you might have the capacity to finish these examinations, however breezing through them soundly and accomplishing main 3 positions requires more than self-studies. You need to locate an all-around presumed IAS instructing foundation to have the capacity to be the top scorer in the IAS examinations, and to offer you some assistance with achieving this objective, you will observe S.N. Das Gupta College coaching to be the best decision. SNDG College is a trusted name with regards to get ready for the IAS examinations. The foundation has been running effectively for over 50 years now under the direction and supervision of Director and Principal of the college, Mr. Mohan.

Continuing with our astounding achievement throughout the last more than two decades with countless and toppers into the pined for civil services, SNDG College reports the integrated course for the preliminary and the mains examination to be driven in 2016 by the union public service examination (UPSC). Staff is experienced. Our consideration is on the new system that is in trend since 2013. Our test plan is completely adapted to the upsc outline and the request keep the hopefuls ahead in the resistance. A substantial bit of the request requiring essential answers are discussed in the classroom as a part of the instructive modules. Experienced faculty, practical teaching, and flexibility to the changing patterns stand us out.

Our primary desire is to make learning straightforward, versatile and viable and we infer the same to IAS exam preparation as well. We ensure that our UPSC candidates get the best respectful administrations and IAS coaching in our college with the goal that they rise fruitful in this hardest exam in the nation.

SNDG College is overseen by a team of experienced experts who have great introduction and know the ins and outs of the civil services exam and help them to manage towards accomplishment in the civil services exam.

Our primary objective is to make our candidates accomplishment to happen!

SNDG College for UPSC exams is to inspire civil service candidates to centered arrangement towards the concerned exam and accomplish their objective.

Considering the diverse parameters, our IAS coaching focuses on:

  • Effective and Versatile Instructing Methods.
  • Expert & Experience IAS Faculty.
  • Prelims Test Sessions.
  • Comprehensive Study Material
  • Focused Readiness.



The UPSC exams are conducted in two phases. The UPSC-IAS prelims exam (Objective type) is conducted in the month of August every year.

The applicants are tested on two papers:

  • Paper 1 - General Studies
  • Paper 2 - Civil Services Aptitude Test

The UPSC IAS Mains (subjective type) are conducted in the month of December. The applicant will be tested on nine subjective papers and the personality test.

The written papers would include four papers on:

  • General Studies - 4 papers
  • English Paper - 1 paper
  • Language Paper- 1 paper
  • Essay - 1 paper
  • One Optional Subject - 2 papers



The eligibility for UPSC exam is based on the following parameters:

  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Education
  • Number of attempts


For IAS and IPS exams only Indian nationals are eligible.

Eligibility for Other Nationalities:

  • For IAS and IPS: an Indian citizen.
  • For IRS: Indian origin but migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • For other services: Indian citizen, citizen of Nepal and Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.


  • Minimum 21 years of age and Maximum of 32 years of age as on 1st August of the year of examination.
  • Upper limit relaxation is available for 3 years maximum.
  • OBC‚ and Defense Service personnel disabled in operation.
  • 5 years maximum: SC/ST, Domicile of J&K during 1980-1989 and ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECO/SSCO.
  • 10 years maximum: blind, deaf-mute and orthopedically handicapped persons.


  • A degree from a Central, State or Deemed university.
  • A degree received through Correspondence Education or Distance Education.
  • A degree from an Open University.
  • A qualification recognized by the Government of India as being equivalent to either of the above.


  • General Category - maximum 6 attempts.
  • OBC - maximum 9 attempts.
  • SC/ST - No limit.


IAS Exam by UPSC is conducted in 3 phases:

  • Preliminary, Mains and Interview.
  • IAS prelims exam tests the candidates on 2 papers each of 2 hours duration and 200 marks each.
  • As IAS exam evaluation is based on negative marking, accounting for deduction of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.

For IAS prelims paper, a candidate has to write two papers:

  • Paper 1: General Studies syllabus for UPSC/IAS/CSE exam includes history, geography, polity, economics, IR & IS, ethics, integrity and aptitude science and technology and social issues.
  • Paper 2: CSAT -Civil Services Aptitude Test syllabus includes quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, data interpretation and decision making.


UPSC Mains Examination are for those candidates who has qualified IAS prelims exams IAS mains examinations consists of nine papers out of which two papers are qualifying in nature and marks obtained in other seven papers decide the rank of the candidate.

  • Paper 1: General Studies syllabus for UPSC/IAS/CSE exam includes history, geography, polity, economics, IR & IS, ethics, integrity and aptitude science and technology and social issues.
  • Paper 2: CSAT -Civil Services Aptitude Test syllabus includes quantitative aptitude, verbal ability, data interpretation and decision making.


  • Paper A: Regional Language 300 marks.
  • Paper B: English 300 marks.
  • Paper 1: Essay 250 marks.
  • Paper 2, 3, 4, 5: GS 250 marks each.
  • Paper 6, 7: Optional 250 marks each.


Subsequent to the entry of CSAT in IAS 2010, a need has progressively been felt by Civil Service candidates for a hearty and all around arranged guiding project for the Prelims stage. This is essentially in light of the fact that a specific level of particular methodology and ability is required to manage the two massively diverse areas of the Prelims exam: CSAT and General Studies. Separate ability sets and mastery are required in the mentors who manage these areas so that the wannabes can draw substantive worth from their Prelims coaching program.

S.N.Das Gupta College, India's head organization for IAS exams gives Civil Service competitors a flawless project for the Prelims stage. The project extensively covers all parts of Civil Service prelims and should arm you with that immensely imperative 'aggressive edge' required to exceed expectations in the new changed mark of the Prelims exam. This new mark presents both difficulties and chances to Civil Service wannabes. S.N.Das Gupta College has the strength to equipping you up to handle these difficulties with unmatched certainty and grab the open doors without fizzle.


The notification of Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) and UPSC specify the following topics to be included in Paper II.

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability.
  • Basic numeracy ( Class X level), data interpretation (Class X level)
  • English language comprehension skills ( Class X level)

The press note of UPSC further clarifies that English language comprehension skills will be tested by means of passages in English for which no Hindi translation will be provided.


Fee Structure

IAS Rs. 65000 21-30 yrs. Graduation 4 months
CSAT Rs.25,000     3 month class

“Special concession in tuition fee for wards of Defense Personnel, NCC Cadets, Military/Sainik School students and wards of farmers.”

What You Get

  • Study Material - Structured and constantly updated study material and assignments on each subject based on analysis of previous test papers.
  • Competent & dedicated staff with over 25 year’s expertise.
  • Better Assimilation - Use of latest training aids (computers and LCD Projectors) .
  • Mock and Simulated Test “ We have developed rigorous testing program that encourages students to benchmark their performance and work out exam strategies.



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