UPSC

UPSC – THE RICE IAS ACADEMY

ABOUT
RICE IAS Academy is a logical progress towards achieving competence in coaching and mentoring for the Civil Services Exam, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Deemed to be the government employment of the highest order, this exam is possibly the toughest and also the most respected.
COURSE TYPES
RICE IAS Academy offers two types of courses:
1. Course for Graduates, 2. Foundation Course for undergraduates
FORMAT
The format of Civil Services examination is divided into the Preliminary Examination, the Main Examination and the Personal Interview. But RICE does not coach its students based on the exam format. There are no separate courses for Prelims and Mains – it is a total package. Classes for optional subjects are made available according to the availability of number of students.
DURATION
Course for Graduates 14 months’ course
Foundation Course 30 months’ course
MODULES
The whole course is divided into 12 modules and every month, one particular module is covered.
SCHEDULES
Course for Graduates
Classes are held 4 days a week - 10.00 Am to 4.00 PM
Foundation Course Every Sunday - 10.00 Am to 4.00 PM
METHODOLOGY
Exclusively through classroom coaching. There is no distance learning module. Emphasis is being given on development of the ecosystem, with faculties being brought in from New Delhi. Senior bureaucrats are also brought in as guest faculties. The R & D Cell operates from the New Delhi office. About 15 to 20 selected students are sent to Delhi every year for special classes. Interactive sessions based on current events, regular mock-tests and practice sessions as well as planned revision with test series is the norm.