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CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMS EXAMINATION COACHING

Admission

Admission is open to graduates and post-graduates, who are selected through an admission test. Candidates opted for Evening Batch need not appear for admission test. The marks scored in the admission test will be the criterion for admission.

The specific areas included for the admission test are as given below.

1 Current Affairs (20 Questions)

2 Mental Ability Plus two level (10 Questions)

3 History Plus two level (10 Questions)

4 Geography Plus two level (10 Questions)

5 Physics Plus two level (5 Questions)

6 Chemistry Plus two level (5 Questions)

7 Economics Plus two level (10 Questions)

8 Biology Plus two level (5 Questions)

9 Political science Plus two level (10 Questions)

10 Law Basic Level (5 Questions)

11 Reasoning (10 Questions)

Total 100 Marks

8% seats for SC students and 2 % seats for ST students are reserved for admission.

 

Date of Commencement of Course

The coaching programmes commence in the months of June and December. In June, admission is given to candidates for regular batch, weekend batch and evening batch. But in December, admission is given only for candidates of regular batch.

June Batch (Regular)

This is a six months intensive coaching programme which begins in the first or the second week of June and ends in the second week of November. Classes are held from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. General Studies (common for all civil service aspirants) are held between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm. The presence of students at the library during leisure hours is mandatory. Test papers are invariably conducted in every week. Classes for optional subjects will be either from 7.00 am to 9.00 am or from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm. [Important topics of the first paper of each optional subject will be covered during the period of prelims coaching].

December Batch (Regular)

This is a course of six months duration which begins in the first or the second week of December and ends in May. Classes are held five days a week between 9.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. All the activities including the classes for optional subjects designed for the June Batch are meant for the December Batch as well.

Weekend Batch

Weekend batch classes are arranged on Saturdays and Sundays for the convenience of those who have jobs. These classes start in June, and end in the second week of April. Classes are held from 7 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Test papers are conducted once in every fortnight. Classes for optional subject will be either from 7.00 am to 9.00 am or from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm. Important topics of the first paper of each optional subject will be covered during theperiods of Prelims coaching.

Evening Batch

This is a course of one year duration which begins in the first/second week of June every year and ends in the second week of April next year. It is a course which is meant for the Civil Service aspirants of Kerala who are employed or studying for various courses. The timing of the class will be between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm from Monday to Saturday. They are not required to appear for the entrance test for admission.

Course Fee

The Course Fee for all these batches is Rs. 36,000/- plus Service Tax which is collected in full at the time of admission. The fee once remitted will not be refunded even if the candidate discontinues his/her studies after attending any of the classes. Rs.2000/- will also be collected as caution deposit at the time of admission and will be reimbursed as and when the student demands it after the completion of the course.

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Civil Service Prelims - Crash Course

This course has only two months duration from the first week of June to the first week of August. The topics of the Prelims Examination, paper-I and paper- II, will effectively be covered during the course period. Classes are held on all days except religious holidays, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. The course fee of Rs. 12,000/- plus service tax and a refundable library caution deposit of Rs.2000/- have to be remitted at the time of admission.

Main Exam Coaching (Thiruvananthapuram Centre)

Adoption Batch:

Coaching classes for the Civil Services Main Examination will be commenced immediately after the Preliminary Exam is over. A course fee of Rs. 24,000/- plus Service Tax and a refundable library caution deposit of Rs.2000/-, have to be remitted at the time of admission. The course fee will be refunded when the student is found eligible, i.e. has passed the prelims examination for admission to the adoption scheme.

January Batch:

Duration - 4½ months - All papers for the Civil Service Main Examination including optional subjects will be covered during the course period. Course fee is the same as above.

Personality Test 275

Adoption Scheme

The students who pass the Civil Service Preliminary Examination will be adopted by the Academy and will meet all the expenses in connection with his/her studies for the Main Examination and Personality Test by the UPSC at Delhi.

They will be provided with free coaching and model interviews for Personality Test. They will be given air fare for their journey to and from New Delhi and free accommodation and food at Kerala House, New Delhi for attending the Personality Test conducted by the UPSC.

[B] Civil Service Foundation Course

Objective

To help the +1, +2 and undergraduate students of our country in developing communication skills and general awareness so as to enable them to appear for the Civil Services examination with confidence once they complete their graduation.

Course Details

It is a coaching programme lasting one year. Admission is open to +1, +2 and undergraduate students, who will be given ‘foundation’ coaching in the Civil Services Examination, which they can appear for after graduation. Admission starts in June. Classes are held every Sunday or Saturday between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The emphasis of the course is on developing the communication skills of the student. Through strong interactive mode of instruction the students are helped to develop competence in facing the tough challenges of the competitive world.

The Course will begin from June every year. The application form can be downloaded from this site or can be had from the office free of cost.

Fee Structure

Tuition fee for a year is Rs.7000/-[Rupees seven thousand only] + Service Tax @ 15% + a refundable caution deposit of Rs. 500/-, which the students have to pay at the time of admission.

[C] Talent Development Course [TDC]

This ambitious course has been designed in pursuance of CCEK’s policy of ‘Catch them young and watch them grow.’ Every year the Centre selects a few top ranking VIII, IX and X Standard students of the high schools and gives them special coaching in communication skills and general awareness.

This course of  one year duration has been devised in such a way that it will not hinder the student’s regular academic work. From June to March, when schools function, classes are held on Saturdays or Sundays.

The Course will begin from June every year. The application form can be downloaded from this site or can be had from the office free of cost.

Core areas of instruction

• Public Speaking & Spoken English
• Grammar Skills
• Writing Skills
• General Knowledge

• Personality Development

Personality is the characteristics and qualities of a person seen as a whole. Personality has different traits like physical appearance, emotional stability, logical thinking and acceptable behaviour. This comes mostly from the genes of the parents. Emotional intelligence is a key factor in this field. It can be developed by constant effort, dedication and concentration. Personality development is to be commenced at an early age. The course offered here is tailor-made with these views to develop impressive personality traits.

Fee Structure

Tuition fee for a year is Rs.5000/-[Rupees Five thousand only] + Service Tax @ 15% + a refundable caution depoist of Rs. 500/-, which the students have to pay at the time of admission.

Faculty

The classes are handled by a team of talented educators who have been in the field for many years. To help the students acquire a wider grasp of the world, they are given opportunities to interact with eminent personalities in all walks of life.