Civil Services Examination is conducted annually by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It is one of the toughest exams however with the right approach taken at the time definitely leads to higher success rate.

Competition Guru Coaching Centre is a pioneer institute that provides UPSC and IAS coaching to aspirants.

Competition Guru Coaching Centre is recognized for:

  • The success rate of its students appearing in UPSC and IAS exams
  • Covering various sources like newspapers, government websites, Surveys, general awareness, and social awareness contents
  • Study material is exhaustively compiled together for better understanding
  • Regular practice of test papers based on UPSC pattern
  • An arrangement of special weekend classes

We provide short term and long term courses for students. Our focus is to equip the aspirants with the right strategy and help them to take the right approach so as to clear the exam in the first attempt itself.

The Civil Services Exam is conducted in three stages:


 Stage I: Preliminary Examination
 Stage II: Main Examination
 Stage III: Personality Test/Interview Round


The candidates who want to apply for the UPSC IAS Examination needs to meet all the eligibility criteria, which are mentioned below:

    1. Nationality
    2. Educational Qualification
    3. Age criteria and Relaxation
    4. Number of Attempts



Stage 1: The IAS Prelims Exam Pattern is as follows:

01Paper – I : General StudiesMerit Ranking Nature2 Hours 100200 Marks
02Paper – II : General Studies (CSAT)Qualifying Nature2 Hours 80200 Marks


The 9 papers are as follows:

  • Paper-A (Compulsory Indian Language)
  • Paper –B (English) which are qualifying in nature
  • Other papers: Essay, General Studies Papers I, II, III, and IV, and Optional Papers I and II are considered for the final ranking.

Stage 3: Candidates who clear the Civil Services Mains Exam with the required cutoff marks will qualify for Personality Test/Interview Round.  The final ranking of the candidates is decided on the basis of the marks obtained in the Main Examination and Personality Test/Interview Round.