Government of Andhra Pradesh, AP Study Circle has issued AP Study Circle Free Coaching 2021 or AP Study Circle Civil Services Fee Coaching 2021 admission notification on its official website, https://apstdc.apcfss.in. AP Study Circle invites online applications from eligible SC, ST, BC and Minority candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh 13 districts for admission into Civil Services Aptitude Test of UPSC (CSAT) coaching programme at AP Study Circle for the year 2021-22.
Admission is through entrance examination as per the General Studies syllabus of the Civil Services Prelims in English medium only. Entrance exam for admission into A.P. Study Circle would be conducted at Visakhapatnam, Warangal, Vijayawada and Tirupati. The date and venue of the entrance test will be communicated to the candidates by post / mail / SMS.
AP Study Circle Would conduct a Pre-Qualifying Test in the Month of July / August every Year and select the eligible Candidates for regular Coaching for UPSC Civil Services (Prelims). AP Study Circle would conduct regular classes / Lectures for UPSC civil services aspirants by senior officers from All India services (working or retired) and Experienced Professors from Universities. Regular assessment tests will also be conducted.
|Name of the Coaching||AP Study Circle Fee Coaching 2021|
|Title||Apply for AP Study Circle UPSC Civil Services Fee Coaching 2021|
|Subject||AP Govt has released AP Study Circle Civils Fee Coaching 2021|
|Civils Coaching Application||AP Study Circle Online Application|
AP Study Circle branch of Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati will be under the overall supervision of Director, AP Study circle. Functions under the control of Academic coordinator stationed locally. Professors and guest faculty will be engaged as per the requirement.
The Study circle has started almost afresh after bifurcation of the state (2014) with a new campus and building with modern facilities. While the achievements of combined state does exist, and a good number of candidates were selected into various levels of State/ Central/ All India services before bifurcation of the State.
Eligibility Criteria for AP Study Circle Admission
- The annual income of the parent / guardian / family should not be more than Rs.2.00 lakhs for SCs and STs and Rs.1.00 lakh for BCs.
- Aspirants should not be employed or pursuing any other courses in any educational institutions, since this is a full time residential course.
- Aspirants should not have availed any similar coaching sponsored by Government elsewhere.
- Aspirants should have completed their Post Graduation or Graduation in Professional Courses with a minimum marks of 50% for the academic year 2020-21.
- Aspirants should also be eligible as per the norms prescribed by the UPSC for taking the CSAT-2022 Exam.
- Aspirants from all over Andhra Pradesh are eligible.
- Age Limit as on 1st of August, minimum age is 21 Years and maximum is 32 Years for all Candidates.
- Upper Limit of 5 Years relaxation for SC/ST Candidates and 3 years relaxation for BC’s.
- Reservation of Specially abled / Divyangs & women candidates as per the State Government Norms.
Candidates Allotment for different Categories for full time residential coaching will be as per the table below. To start with, it is proposed to take 150 candidates in the 1st year of commencement of UPSC Civil Services Prelims coaching. Horizontal Reservations/ Specially abled will also be followed as per the state government norms)
|SC Converted Christians (12%)||18|
UPSC Civil Services Free Coaching Details
(a) Preliminary: Based on a pre-Qualifying test (PQT) to be conducted in the month of July or August every year, it is proposed to take 150 Candidates for residential coaching at the Visakhapatnam branch of AP Study Circle. The Coaching for UPSC prelims commences in August / September every year.
(b) Mains: 50-100 Candidates who have Qualified in the Preliminary examination are admitted for Coaching for Mains examination
(c) Model Personality Test: The Study circle would Conduct Model personality tests for the Candidates who have Qualified in the UPSC Mains examination.
(A) AP Study Circle Civils Prelims Free Coaching:
Advertisement or press note will be published/ released in the Month of July/ August every Year for Pre Qualify test (PQT). Interested Candidates may have to register their names in the AP Study Circle Web Site. The Candidates will be allowed to download the Hall tickets from the study circles web site before 10 days of actual Pre Qualify Test date. PQT proposed to be Conducted at least one Examination Centre/ District/ Online, as per the possibility.
Eligible Candidates may have to appear for PQT for 2 Hours duration of objective type Questions on Current events/ Contemporary Issues, General Science, General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-Diversity & Climate Change, Indian Polity and development, Economic and social Development in India, India’s & World Geography, and India’s National Moment.
Based on the merit and Community reservations as stated in the table above the Candidate will be selected for Admission for residential Coaching. The following certificates have to be submitted at the time of Admission for Verification.
- Any Degree Certificate
- Community Certificate
- Nativity Certificate
- 3 Passport Size photos and 1 stamp Size Photo.
A Monthly stipend of Mess allowance / Book allowance etc. will be provided to the Candidates attending Prelims Coaching as per the Government Norms.
(B) AP Study Circle Civils Mains Free Coaching:
Candidates from Andhra Pradesh who have qualified in the UPSC Prelims Examination are admitted to Mains Examination Coaching (50-75 Candidates). Application for Mains Coaching will be Issued by AP Study Circle on the Following day of Announcement of results of UPSC Prelims.
The Selection of Candidates will be finalized in 4-5 Working Days. Admission is open for mains coaching to all the candidates who are qualified from Andhra Pradesh as per the state Government reservation norms mentioned earlier in the table.
The Mains coaching will start in July/ August every year and till the mains Exam at Visakhapatnam branch of AP Study Circle. A Monthly stipend of Mess allowance / Book allowance etc. will be provided to the Candidates attending Mains Coaching as per the Government Norms.
(B) AP Study Circle Model Personality Test:
- AP study Circle Also Conducts Model Personality Test for UPSC Mains Exams Qualified Candidates.
- These tests will be handled with the help of experienced All India Services (IAS/ IPS/ IFS) Officers / Central services IRS officers and Prominent Academicians
Accommodation at AP Bhavan, New Delhi: Candidates who have attended the model Personality tests organized by AP Study Circle, would be provided accommodation at AP Bhavan, New Delhi on priority Basis. Also the above Candidates may be Provided with Travel allowance subject to the State Government rules in force if any.
Duration of AP Study Circle Fee Coaching Programme
|Preliminary||From the month of September to May (Till the Examination is completed)|
|Mains||From the month of July/ August to November (Till the Examination is completed)|
Residential Coaching: It is proposed to admit 150 Candidates for residential Coaching with effect from August/ September at Visakhapatnam branch of AP Study Circle. The Pre-Qualifying Test Passed candidates will only be admitted for free coaching.
Library and Computer centre: The AP Study Circle would provide physical Library (Collection of Important and relevant Books) for UPSC Civil Services in the Subjects of Anthropology, Public Administration, Telugu and a range of Books for General Knowledge/ General Studies for use/ reference by the candidates.
Hostel: The Study circle has a Hostel Facility at Visakhapatnam branch for Men (100 capacity) and Women (100 capacity). The Selected candidates will be provided free boarding and lodging. Separate facilities available for Women candidates.
Office: The Study Circle Administrative Office has the facilities like Computers, Scanners and Photo stat machines etc.
How to Apply for AP Study Circle Civils Fee Coaching:
The aspirants are advised to submit online application at AP Study Circle Web Portal.
Selection Process: Admission is through entrance examination as per the General Studies syllabus of the Civil Services Prelims in English medium only.
- Application Submission start date: 28-08-2021.
- Last Date for submission of online application: 10-09-2021.
- Date of Entrance Exam: 27-09-2021.