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Admission Procedure in Center
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To create awareness among the youth of Maharashtra particularly from the deprived sections, about aims and objectives, procedures and relative advantages of various competitive examinations particularly Civil Services Examinations.
To inculcate in them the culture of serving the community and the nation.
To plan and conduct coaching and training programmes for successful participation in competitive examination.
To muster support for conduct of coaching from eminent administrators, academicians and professional experts from management, training and research institutions. Train students from weaker section of the society for preparation of higher education entrance examinations like CAT/GRE/ TOEFL/IELTS etc.
Train weaker class professionals for leading or managing groups and acquire better opportunities in their professional career.
Accommodation:The candidates are provided free residential facility on the campus of YASHADA.
Stipend: Rs. 1500/- is paid as stipend to each candidate every month on the basis of his attendance and performance in class .
Committees: Selection and Academic Committees have been formed to facilitate smooth working and monitoring of the Center. The Hon. Director General, YASHADA heads the Academic Committee as well as Selection Committee. Director of the Center is secretary of above two committees.
Selection Committee: is formed for selecting candidates properly. The Principal Secretary- Social Justice, Govt. appointed retired IAS Officer, Director- Social welfare, Director-Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Competitive Research and Training Institute, Director- SIAC Mumbai , and Registrar are the members of the Committee.
Academic Committee: Addl. Director General, Registrar, Director- Research and Documentation Center, Director-Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Competitive Research and Training Institute, are the members of the Committee.
Nitin Mane, Training Coordinator.
Phones : 020-25608202/203
Telefax : 020-25608100
|Phase â€“ I|
Preparation for Prelim Exam.
(Optional â€“ I + G. S.)
|December to March|
Revision and Test for Prelim
|April to May|
|Phase â€“ II|
Preparation for Main Examination
(G.S. + Optional II)
|August to October|
|Phase â€“ III|
|Special Training Programme for UPSC-Interview||Every year, Special training for UPSC-Interview along with Mock Interviews is being conducted in the 2nd or 3rd week of March (In view of the date for result of UPSC-Mains)|
Admission Procedure in Center:
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|Entrance Test||First Week on November|
|Admission Criteria||On merit basis|
|Available Seats||50 (We follow reservation rules as per Government Directives)|
Dr.Ambedkar Competitive Examination Center,
Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA)
Raj Bhavan Complex,
Baner Road, Pune-411007
|Nature of Exam||On the UPSC Prelim Patten|
Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) â€“ Mid May
Main Examination - October
Interview - April / May
Paper â€“ I General Studies (150 questions)- 150 Marks
Paper-II Optional Subject (120 questions) - 300 Marks
Important note: Negative marking with one third of marks (0.33)
Paperâ€“II : English - 300 Marks
(These two papers are of â€˜qualifying natureâ€™ and marks obtained in these papers are not counted for merit.)
Paper-III : Essay - 200 Marks
Papers-IV & V : General Studies - 300 Marks. each
Papers VIII & IX (Paper I and Paper II)- (Any two subjects to be selected from the list of optional subjects. Each subject will have two papers. - 300 Marks each
Click here to download Annexures I and II (List of Optional Subjects for Preliminary & Main Examination)
• Grand Total (Paper III to IX) - 2000 Marks
• Interview - 300 Marks
• Total for Main Examination Including Interview Test - 2300 Marks
Minimum Educational Qualifications: Graduate in any faculty from recognized University
Age Limit: A candidate have must have attained the age of 21 yrs. and must not have attained the age of 30 yrs. as on 1st August of the relevant year.
Relaxation in age limit : 5 years to SC/ST, 3 years to OBC, 10 years in case of Blind, Deaf- Mute Orthopaedically handicap persons.
Number of Attempts: Maximum 4 attempts. SC/ST: NO limit if otherwise eligible. OBC: 7 attempts if otherwise eligible.
An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the examination.