Best IAS Coaching Institute in Pune

Civil Services Examination is one of the toughest exams to crack and recently more number of students is choosing their career to become public servants. With this increasing trend, more number of IAS Coaching Institutes in pune has emerged to provide coaching and help aspirants to achieve their goal. Civil Service Aspirants most oftern look for best ias coaching centers in pune. Pragnya IAS Academy is the Best IAS coaching institute in Pune which maintains limited batch Strength. Pragnya IAS Academy has been emerged as the Best Civil Services Coaching Institute in Pune because of continuous efforts put by our faculty. Pragnya IAS Academy is the only Civil Services Coaching Institute in Pune which provides large number of facilities to Aspirants.

Pragnya IAS Academy designed courses for civil services coaching in pune with special emphasis on the following issues:

  • To develop insightful and creative thinking into every issue.
  • The ability to integrate relevant issues to develop a completeness in understanding.
  • To develop insightful and creative thinking into every issue.
  • The ability to present yourself so as to meet the demands of the nation.

Most of the aspirants tend to lose their confidence after attending few classes and after writing practice tests of Civil Services Examination. Our Mentors always tries to grow confidence among aspirants those who are taking Civil Services Coaching. We believe that confidence among aspirants is the most important thing to crack civil services examination.

Aspirants come to Pune and enroll for coaching at various UPSC coaching institutes. UPSC Aspirants look for best ias coaching centers in pune and join for civil services coaching in pune. Before joining any IAS Coaching Institute, aspirants should have an clear idea about Civil Services Examination Pattern.



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Union Public Service Commission conducts civil services examination every year to recruit candidates onto various Group - A and Group - B Positions. UPSC Civil Services Examination Pattern consists of three stages

  • UPSC Prelimianry Exam
  • UPSC Mains Exam
  • Personality Test(Interview).

Candidates who gets through successfully in all three rounds will be posted in esteemed civil services.

UPSC Preliminary Examination

UPSC Preliminary Examination Consists of two papers for 200 marks each. Preliminary Examination consists of multiple choice questions. The time duration for each paper is 2 hours and both the examinations will be conducted on the same day. The marks secured in prelimiary examination will be considered only to qualify from prelims to mains and these marks will not be counted for final merit list. The details of the preliminary examination has been mentioned below:

Name of the paper
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Nature of the Exam
General Studies Paper-I
Considered for cut-off
General Studies Paper-II (Civil Services Aptitute Test)
Qualifying Nature

There is negative marking for every wrong answer. 1/3rd of the total marks alloted to a question will be deducted if it is wrognly answered. Question paper will be available both in Hindi Medium and English Medium

UPSC Mains Examination Pattern

UPSC Mains Examination consists of total 9 papers out of which 7 are merit-based papers and 2 are qualifying papers. Only those candidates who has secured more than prescribed cut-off in General Studies Paper-1 and atleast 33% in General Studies Paper-2 in Preliminary Examination will be qualified to the mains. In Mains each paper duration is for 3 hours and consists of descriptive type questions. In Mains, the two qualifying papers are language papers, out of which one is English and the other one candidate can choose any regional language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution. Except these two language papers, candidates can write answers in any one of the languages included in the Eight Schedule of the constitution. Out of 7 merit-based papers, two are optional papers. Candidates need to choose any one optional subject and need to write two papers in one optioanl subject.The deatiled information about Mains Examination pattern has been mentioned below

Total Marks
Nature of the Exam
Any Indian Regional Language
Qualifying Nature
English Language
Qualifying Nature
Genral Studies-I
General Studies-II
Genral Studies-III
General Studies-IV
Optional Paper-I
Optional Paper-II

Personality Test

The Aspirants who qualify the UPSC mains examination will be qualified for the personality test. This Personality Test/interview is conducted by the UPSC board to assess the candidates’ suitability for a career in civil services and associated responsibilities. This marks allotted for personality test is 275 and total marks for merit consideration is 2025(275 - Interview + 1750 - Personality Test)

Pragnya IAS Academy is the Civil services Coaching Institute in Pune which allows aspirants to attend for multiple batches till students get clarity on the concepts. As we always say, basics are the most important thing to understand the subject. One main reason due to which Pragnya IAS Academy has emerged as best coaching institute in Pune is that our mentors always make the students strong in their basics.

Pragnya IAS Academy always help’s the poor students to pursue civil services coaching by conducting scholarship test every year in the month of February.

IAS online coaching at Pune:

We provide online coaching to support Aspirants from different locations to achieve their goals. For Many students it will not be possible to come to Pune and they can’t get civil services coaching of High Standard. To help these kind of aspirants to get quality coaching, we have started online civil services coaching. Unlike other institutes, we don’t provide restriction on number of time each session can be viewed by aspirant. Aspirant’s can watch each session numerous times till they get conceptual clarity. We provide access to these session’s even for offline students to help offline students not to miss any sessions.

Degree with Civils coaching in Pune:

Pragnya IAS Academy provides degree with civils coaching at Pune along with B.A courses. Most of the Aspirants think is it necessary to start civil services coaching immediately after the completion of their SSC or Intermediate? The answer to this question is yes because those who have strong desire to become public servant need not waste their time by pursuing other courses at Graduation level. Aspirant’s those who pursue Civil’s coaching after the completion of their graduation need to waste another 2 to 3 years of time to crack civil services examination. Aspirants can choose integrated coaching program and can achieve their goals at very young age.

Free IAS Coaching Centers in Pune

I think one should reach out to Pragnya IAS Academy if looking for free ias coaching centers in pune. They have their strong presence in South India and are older in training students. It's not that they provide for free but they are tied up with various organizations who can help struggling IAS Aspirants. They have their criteria of selection though. What's wrong in reaching out.

Age limit and Permissible Age Relaxation for civil services examination

(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years.

(b) The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable:

  1. upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe;
  2. upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates;
  3. upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989;
  4. upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof;
  5. upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service.
    1. on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or
    2. on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or
    3. on invalidment.
  6. upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
  7. upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons.

Note I:

Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of Rule 6(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.

Note II:

The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as Ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (RE-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

Note III:

The age concession under Rule 3(ii)(b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on own request.

Note IV:

Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under Rule 3(ii)(b)(vii) above, a physically handicapped candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/Posts to be allocated to the physically handicapped candidates by the Government.

Same as provided above, the age limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.

The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only at the time of applying for the Civil Services (Main) Examination. No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction include the alternative certificates mentioned above.

Note 1:

Candidates should Note that only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

Note 2:

Candidates should also Note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently or at any other Examination of the Commission on any grounds whatsoever.

Note 3:

The candidate should exercise due care while entering their data of birth in column 8 of the application form for the Preliminary Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculationor equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.

Choosing Civil Services as a Career is a “Process of Meaningful Understanding of India and the World and to contribute to a better Society”

What do you Study here?

Geography–Physical, Economic and Human Geography of India and the World, like Distribution of Key natural resources, Earthquakes, Cyclones and other important phenomena

History – Ancient, Medieval and Modern Indian History and also important world historical events.

Economics – Utilization of Very important economic resources for the Growth and Development, Employment creation, Agriculture or Industrial planning, Land Reforms, Energy sector, etc.,

Constitution and Governance– Understanding of Indian Constitution, Centre – State Government relations, Good Governance concepts, Understanding Indian Judicial System, Electoral system, NGOs, Self-help Groups, Welfare Schemes etc.,

International Relations- Indian and its neighborhood relations, relations with other important countries, International Institutions like IMF, World Bank, European Union, BRICS, World Trade Organization WTO etc.,

Science and Technology – Scientific developments in everyday life, Achievements of Indian Scientists, ISRO, NASA achievements, Revolution from Nano-Technology and Bio-Technology, etc.,

Environmental issues– Environmental conservation, Reducing Environmental Pollution and Degradation etc.,

Disaster Management – Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones, Droughts and Effective Control of Natural and Man-made disaster problems.

Internal Security issues – Addressing issues of Terrorism, naxalism, Separatism, Communal issues, Security issues at the borders, Money laundering, Cyber Attacks and their preventive measures etc.,

Ethics and Integrity - Ethics and morals in the society, Human Value system, Lessons from Great leaders, reformers and administrators, Family values, Values driven Educational System, developing good Attitude etc.,

Understanding these issues right from childhood broadens the thinking about various issues . Every Child can have meaningful Education from Childhood

Most Prestigious Career Opportunities

1. Can get the Best and the Most Prestigious career which others can only dream of. This include IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS and Indian Railways, Indian Postal Service, Indian Forest Service and many more top Central Government Jobs
2. These candidates can be selected for Intelligence Bureau (IB Officers), SSC Officers etc.,
3. Apart from this, there are Wide range of State government (Group-1, Group-2 Officers) and Central Government posts which can be cracked by those who prepare from their Childhood
4. Can get into Highest Cadre bank Officers posts like Probationary Officers, or Higher Managerial Officer posts Of Reserve Bank of India and other Well reputed national and global banks
5. Candidates who had prepared for Civil Services are given preference while recruiting for Most of the Top Private Managerial Jobs

Most Frequently Asked Questions related to Civil Services coaching centers in Pune

1. Is it compulsory to join for civil services coaching in pune to secure better rank?

Ans: Yes, students who joins for ias coaching in pune can get to know the right strategy to crack civil services from the tutors. Basics are very imporatant to crack civil services examination. With experienced faculty, Pragnya IAS Academy helps every aspirant those who are taking coaching at pune to crack civil services examination easily.

2. How to choose the optional to secure more score in civil services examination

Ans: We suggest aspirants those who are joining for ias coaching in pune, initially to join without optional subject. Aspirants can attend general studies classes for few days and can select the optional according to their choice of interest

3. Does civil services coaching centers in pune maintains limited batch size?

Ans: We at pragnya IAS Academy, maintians the limited batch size and our batch size doesn't exceed 35

4. How to decide the better ias coaching institute in pune?

Ans: We suggest aspirants to visit all the civil services coaching institutes in pune and compare the facilties, quality ofteaching etc., Aspirants they can join at any civil services coaching institue in pune which they feels as best and convenient for them.

5. What will be the fee structure to join for civil services coaching in pune?

Ans: We at Pragnya IAS Academy, provide Foundation Coaching(which includes coaching for optional) with fee of 1,46,000/-.

6. What should the strategy to clear preliminary examination of civils?

Ans: We suggest Aspirants to attend all the classes and read NCERT books and basic reference books as many times as possible. The most important thing every aspirant need to do is to practice as many multiple choice questions as possible. Aspirants need to analyze the answers for each and every question which they have committed as mistake.

7. Is it compulsory to practice answer writing to clear mains examination?

Ans: Yes, it is compulsory to practice answer writing to clear mains examination. By practising only, aspirants can write quality answers within the specified word limit and specified time

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