New Delhi : India’s premiere educational institution Jamia Millia Islamia has invited applications for free coaching with hostel facility for Civil Services (Preliminary-cum-mains), 2016. The candidates belonging to Minorities, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Women can only apply for this coaching facility. Only graduate candidates of said communities are eligible to apply. There are only 200 seats available – 150 boys and 50 girls. All admitted students will be provided hostel facility to complete their course.
The candidates will be selected through written test comprising of General Studies (Multiple Choice Questions) based on UPSC pattern and Essay writing in English/Hindi/Urdu. The total duration of examination would be two hours only. The written test- General Studies and Essay will be held on 20th September,2015 (Sunday) from 10 a.m. – 12 noon only at two venues – Jamia Millia Islamia and University of Kashmir, Srinagar. The result of written test will be published on 13th October, 2015. Then qualified candidates need to appear in interview to be conducted between 2 and 6 November, 2015. The final result will be published on 13th November, 2015. The formal coaching classes are expected to begin from 4th January, 2016.
During the whole course duration, classes will be provide on General Studies, Civil Services Aptitude Test ( CSAT), including classes on selected optional papers – History, Public Administration, Geography, Sociology, and Urdu. Essay writing practice will form the integral part of the curriculum. The students’ performance will be evaluated through regular mock tests under the guidance of professional faculties. The Academy promises to provide 24 hours library facility to the students of coaching centre. Besides this 20 per cent admitted students will be provided with Rs. 2000/- per month scholarship on mean-cum-merit basis.
Last date for submission for application form is 9th September, 2015. Application form is available on the University’s website. Applicants may submit their application either physically at the office of the centre or through post, with a self addressed envelope with postal stamp of Rs. 40/-. Application fee of Rs. 500/- to be paid only through Bank Draft or IPO. For further details log in to http://jmi.ac.in/bulletinboard/NoticeOfficialorder/latest/9/Notification_for_FREE_COACHING_with_Hostel_Facility_for_CIVIL_SERVICES_Preliminary_cum_Main___2016-4784