Every year, a Million of candidates from all over the world belonging to diverse economic and educational backgrounds appear for the UPSC civil services exam. With a lot of exam study material, notes, books, online portals , YouTube videos and encounters questions on how and where to begin from. Right guidance and support always play an important role in decoding the strategy to clear this exam.
Also , not everyone can spend a hefty amount or tuition fee to access these facilities. To help these civil servant aspirants and to pursue their dreams, many governments and funded institutions provide free civil services coaching to aspirants. The criteria of these institutions might be different but their aim is to provide free coaching and guidance to all. Here is a list of all those institutions that are helping people to pursue their dreams by providing them UPSC Coaching services by charging no money.
- JAMIA MILIA ISLAMIA RESIDENTIAL COACHING ACADEMY, NEW DELHI
Jamia Milia Islamia RSA provides a free hostel facility to total 200 candidates who belong to minorities, SC’s , STs and women (of all communities) for the preparation of civil services (Prelims-Mains) . They provide 20% scholarships and admitted them at RS 2000 per month and also on the merit basis. RCA conducts entrance examinations for coaching in 12 cities across the country.
How to Apply – Interested and Eligible students can download the application from the official website – jmi.ac.in.
2.) STATE INSTITUTE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CAREERS, MUMBAI
State Institute For Administrative Careers (SIAC) was instituted in 1976 by the government of Maharashtra. The setting up of SIAC fulfilled the needs of the aspirants by providing them free training programmes round the year and Maharashtrian youth to face the challenges posed by the CSE.
How to apply – This training programme is only for the Maharashtrian youth and the candidates are selected through the process of an entrance test held once a year. And for more other information you can visit their official website – siac.org.in on the entrance dates and forms
3.) SARDAR PATEL INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, AHMEDABAD.
Government of Gujrat started Central Government Study Centre in April 2013 at the Sardar Patel Institute Of Public Administration (SPIPA), Ahmedabad for the training to the youth of Gujrat who aspire to join the central government class 1-2 service. There is no coaching free but candidates have to pay Rs 2000 as library deposit and Rs 5000 as a training deposit. The admission is through an entrance that and for only candidates whose mother tongue is Gujrati or first degree of graduation is from Gujrat or a resident if Gujrat will be applicable for the admission.
How to apply – Applicants need to pay Rs 300 as an application fee and for applying candidates can apply at – spipa.gujrat.gov.in.
4.) JAMIA HAMDARD RESIDENTIAL COACHING ACADEMY, NEW DELHI
The academy provides free coaching to the Civil Service Exam Aspirants. This facility is for the minorities, SC’s, ST’s and also women candidates are also eligible for the opportunity. The students who will be selected will be provided free accommodation, a library, classroom teaching, practice sets , study materials, 24×7 facility and Wi-Fi.
The process of admission through an entrance test and only the shortlisted candidates are called for the test. After successfully qualifying the test candidate need to appear for an interview. Only candidates who are completed their graduation are eligible to apply. Admission are expected to being in September 2021.
5.) UP MUKHYAMANTRI ABHYUDAYA YOJANA 2021 , UTTAR PRADESH
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched a scheme named ‘Abhyudaya Yojana ‘ is to provide free coaching facilities to youth for various competitive exams to state’s youth. Applicants should be a resident of Uttar Pradesh to be eligible for this scheme -students who are financially weak or belong from BPL families are eligible to avail these scheme. The warning is provided through both online and offline mode. Students need to register through the official website to avail scheme benefits. For more visit, you can visit – abhyuday.up.gov.in
6.) ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY RESIDENTIAL COACHING ACADEMY, ALIGARH
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) provides free coaching and residential facilities to 100 aspiring students every year. This programme is open for SC’s, ST’s and women candidates only. The selection process is through an entrance test, merit-based test. Family Income must be less than Eight lakhs per annum. AMU provides library access, separate accommodation to men and women, coaching facilities for all three stages of civil services exam. Interested and eligible students can check the official website of AMU for the registration process.
Apart from these, there are several other private, funded and government-aided institutions that provide scholarships and free coaching services to needy students. Many coaching institutions in the country have come to the aid of financially disadvantaged aspirants and provide scholarships based on their economic background.