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Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore: A Detailed Review

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Shankar IAS Academy Review: PulsePhase rates Shankar IAS Academy a 95 out of 100. It has a good teaching method & experienced teachers. The fee is very affordable. The academy also gives scholarships to civil services students from poor backgrounds.

This UPSC caching makes sure all students get maximum guidance from the mentors. It looks after the welfare of students from poor backgrounds. The teachers and the teaching method are very good. Shankar IAS is one of the best IAS coaching institutes in Bangalore and in south India.

However, this IAS coaching center loses points for having a large size batch. The teachers cannot pay individual attention to every student in the class therefore it becomes easy for students to focus on the goal.

Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore review:

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Pros. & Cons. of joining Shankar IAS Academy

Pros. of Joining Shankar IAS AcademyCons. of Shankar IAS Academy
Good infrastructureLarge batch size
Flexible class timing
Highly experienced and approachable teachers
Looks after the welfare of all its students
Useful and updated study material
Affordable fee structure
Scholarship opportunities and free coaching for deserving students
Regular doubt clearing sessions, backup classes, and revision classes

Shankar IAS Detailed Review:

Shankar IAS Academy was founded in 2004. It has helped many deserving candidates from various backgrounds to fulfill their IAS dream. Shankar IAS has good infrastructure with modern facilities for its students. The institution gives smart classes, video lessons, and online study materials.

Shankar IAS follows a unique teaching method to give quality education to its students. Classes have flexible batch timing. Regular doubt clearing classes, revision classes and backup classes are held for the students. They have several centers and even have Distance learning Programs (DPL).

Shankar IAS Academy Founders:

Shankar Devarajan – Founder of Shankar IAS Academy

Dr. Vaishnavi S D – Director – Shankar IAS Academy

Shankar IAS Academy Vision:

  • Shankar IAS Academy aims to be one of the best IAS coaching in India.
  • The academy aims to give hope and opportunity to all the students.
  • Shankar IAS aims to give the best guidance to all its students.
  • It aims to teach determination, hard work, and patience to all its students.
  • Shankar IAS aims to make officers with moral and ethical values

Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore Faculty:

This UPSC coaching has produced many toppers and here is the list:

Dr. Vaishnavi S DDirector – Shankar IAS AcademyEconomics (Optional & General Studies)
Mr. Chandrasekar SHead – AcademicsInternational Organisation (General Studies)
Mr. Sakthya KrishnanPolity (General Studies)
Mr. K M PathiEthics, Integrity & Aptitude (General Studies)
Mr. Ganesh V KHistory (General Studies)
Mr. Manikandan S RGeneral Economics (General Studies)
Mr. Govindaraju RPolitical Science (Optional) and Bilateral Relations (General Studies)
Mr. Saravanamoorthy PHistory (Optional and General Studies)
Mr. VijayPsychology (Optional) and Environment (General Studies)
Mr. Gowtham A RGeography (Optional and General Studies)
Mr. Karthikeyan RGeography (Optional) and Forestry (Forest Services)
Mr. Vittal ReddyOptional (Mathematics)
Mr. Arunkumar DPublic Administration (Optional) and Governance (General Studies)
Mr. Dinesh PScience & Technology (General Studies)
Mr. Sobhan George AbrahamHistory (Optional and General Studies)
Mr. Sathiya Paul Deepakteachers – Political Science (Optional) and Polity (General Studies)
Mr. Sarath REconomics (Optional and General Studies)
Mr. KanagarajAgriculture (Optional)
Mr. Karthikeyan SLaw Optional & Internal Security
Mr. Prakashan NayakPhilosophy (Optional) and Society (General Studies)
Ms. Ashna JoyInternal Security (General Studies)
Dr. Mowshimkka RenganathanAnthropology (Optional)
Ms. Rajitha ShivashankarSociology (Optional) and Society (General Studies)
Mr. Suresh KumarCSAT (Reasoning)
Ms. Santoshi HarishCSAT (Quantitative Aptitude)
Ms. Jinas FathimaCSAT (Reasoning)

Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore Review: Why Shankar IAS Academy for IAS coaching?

  • Good infrastructure with modern facilities for the students.
  • The teachers are very experienced and experts in the subject they teach.
  • Study material and test series are regularly updated and very useful.
  • Take regular tests to check the students’ preparation.
  • Class timing is flexible.
  • YouTube channel with hundreds of useful videos for the students.
  • Past years’ results are very good.
  • Affordable fee structure.
  • Take extra classes, back up classes and revision classes for the students.
  • Give interview tips and essay writing tips for the exam.
  • Conduct workshops and seminars to inspire and guide the students.
  • Give scholarships and free coaching to deserving students.

Shankar IAS Academy Scholarship Facilities:

This IAS coaching institute gives selective students free coaching. Selection is based on a written test followed by an interview. Scholarships are given under Shankar MEMORIAL EDUCATIONAL & CHARITABLE TRUST and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (Government Of India) scheme.

Under Shankar Memorial Trust 25 Students will be selected for free coaching.

  1. General Category – 10 students
  2. Differently-abled – 10 students
  3. Scheduled tribes (ST) – 5 students

Under the Ministry Of Social Justice And Empowerment (Government Of India) 50 Students will be selected for free coaching.

  1. Scheduled caste (SC) – 35 students
  2. Other Backward Category (OBC) – 15 students

Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore fees structure:

StateCourse nameCourse fee
Chennai (Annanagar),
Chennai (Adyar),
Bengaluru, Trichy, Madurai, and Coimbatore
General Studies
(Prelims cum Main) CSAT Optional
Complete Course
DelhiGeneral Studies
(Prelims cum Main)
CSAT Optional
Complete Course
ThiruvananthapuramGeneral Studies
(Prelims cum Main)
CSAT Optional
Complete Course

Shankar IAS Academy Toppers:

Student NameAIR
Srushti Jayant DeshmukhAIR 5 (2018)
Ashima MittalAIR 21 (2017)
Prathap MAIR 21 (2016)
Sharanya AriAIR 7 (2015)

Shankar IAS Academy Contact Details

Shankar IAS Academy – Head Office

Delhi Upper ground floor, 25, Pusa Road, Delhi – 110060Phone: 88991 80180Namakkal Office No-73, 2nd Floor, HDFC Bank upstairs (Near Bharath blood bank) Trichy Main Road Namakkal- 637001 Phone : 99444 00955 , 96006 88788
Madurai OfficePlot no:409/B, Mall supermarket, Second floor, church road, Anna Nagar, Sathamangalam, Madurai- 625020.Landmark: near Suguna stores bus stop, Second left towards Ambiga college]Phone: 97896 22555, 0452-4255455Trichy OfficeN.R.TowersA9( N), Salai RoadThillai NagarTrichy – 620018Landmark – LIC -Rock fort branch buildingPhone : 0431-4976911 , 97896 64555
Bengaluru Office1707, Service Rd, Govindaraja Nagar Ward, Govindarajanagar, Vijaya Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560040
Landmark: Behind Maruti mandirPhone : 72593 23266 , 080-23383121, 81972 92121
Coimbatore Office UPSC Venue – No.790, 2nd Floor, Cross Cut Road, Gandhipuram (Next to Josco Jewelers), Coimbatore – 641009.Phone : 0422 4380837 , 99945 51898 , 99406 88585.
Salem OfficeNo.207/5 United Arcade, Kauveri Avenue, State Bank Colony, Junction Main Road, Salem – 636 004TamilNadu
Phone : 0427-2441961, 89400 80039
Thiruvananthapuram Office 2nd floor, Condor Plaza, TC 2/2421, Pattom Palace
P.O. Thiruvananthapuram – 695004 Phone : 81445 57722 , 75919 02600 , 98466 07873

FAQs: Some common questions asked about Shankar IAS Academy Bangalore

Q-1 Does Shankar IAS offer Scholarships?

Answer: Yes, Shankar IAS Academy offers free coaching to deserving candidates. Selection is based on their performance in the written test followed by an interview. Details about the scholarships are discussed above.

Q-2 What is the fee for IAS coaching?

Answer: The fees for IAS coaching in the academy is approx. 1,00,000/- to 1,50,000/- . It depends on the course and location of the center.

Q-3 Does Shankar IAS have YouTube Channel?

Answer: Yes, It has YouTube channel with hundreds of video on it.

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