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Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consists of two papers with objective type questions. Both the papers GS (Paper -1) and CSAT (Paper- 2) carry 200 marks each. Both are qualifying in nature and carry negative marking.

The syllabus for Paper1 (GS) includes:

  • Current affairs
  • Indian History
  • National Movement
  • India and World Geography
  • Indian Polity & Governance
  • Economical & Social Development
  • Ecology
  • Bio-diversity and climate changes

While the syllabus for paper 2 (CSAT) includes

  • Comprehension & interpersonal skills
  • Logical reasoning & Analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation
  • English comprehension skills

Chanakya IAS Academy houses a panel of experts who help students master all the concepts using interactive learning technique. Each student receives individual attention, consequently they have unrivalled command over the subjects.

Course duration: 3 months

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GS (Preliminary exam)

Chanakya IAS Academy also offers special batches for the students who wish to prepare only for GS (Prelims). Only GS for prelims contains the following subjects:

Paper I tests

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • history of India and Indian national movement
  • Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Right issues etc.
  • Economic and social development – Sustainable development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives etc.
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, biodiversity, and climate change.
  • General science.
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Chanakya IAS Academy also offers special batches for the students who wish to prepare only for CSAT (Prelims). Only CSAT for prelims contains the following subjects:

Paper II

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation

Main Examination

Mains paper consists of total 4 papers of General Studies, one optional subject (consisting 2 papers) and one essay paper. The marks of the above mentioned papers directly count in merit. Apart from these, these, Mains also consists 2 qualifying papers; one is English and other one is any other language of “Eight schedule of the Indian Constitution”. Both the papers are qualifying in nature and consists 300 marks each with 3 hours of duration.

GS (Mains)

Civil Services Mains examination (GS)
General studies I General Studies I ((Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
General Studies II General Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
General Studies III General Studies III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
General Studies IV General Studies IV(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

The Academy prepares students for all the above mentioned papers in a span of 3 months. 6 hours of quality teaching help students get a good fix on basics which in turn catapult their confidence level to new heights. Participative learning allows students to get their doubts cleared up instantly and weed out all sorts of confusion.

Optional Subject

Chanakya IAS Academy offers subject experts on following subjects under Optional subjects at its various branches

Political Science
Public Administration
General Studies

Chanakya IAS Academy specializes in coaching students for civil services examination. It houses peerless and seasoned faculty. Moreover, Success Guru AK Mishra guidance can be best described as panacea to get through civil services examination.

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Poras A.Surani

Now, I can affirm that Chanakya IAS Academy is the best institute to prepare for Civil Services examination. The institute is the one stop destination for the aspirants preparing for civil services examination.

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Nikunj A Patel

Chanakya IAS Academy is a premier institute in Ahmedabad that coaches students for Civil Services Examination. I sincerely thank A.K Mishra Sir for incepting Chanakya branch in Ahmedabad.

Nikunj A Patel
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