27 June 2011

AP Study Circle Grouop 1 Prelims, UPSC 2012 Free Coaching Program

Andhra Pradesh Study Circle (AP Study Circle), Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of AP is  inviting applications from eligible SC, ST and BC candidates for admission into free coaching for the APPSC Group 1 Prelims Exam and UPSC Civil Services examinations to be conducted during 2012. Coaching for the IAS examination includes free books, free boarding, lodging and other benefits. Details can also be obtained from www.apstudycircle.in or www.apstudycircle.com . The A.P. Study Circle (APSC) Hyderabad is a registered autonomous society. The main aim of the institute is to offer free coaching to SCs, STs and BCs for the UPSC Civil Services, APPSC and other competitive exams and make them avail Central and State Government job opportunities. As per the official estimations, AP Study Circle Hyderabad has produced 51 IAS, 55 IPS, 308 Civil Services Group A and 3808 APPSC Group I and II officers. In 2010, the study circle has produced one IAS and nine IRS officers. In 2011, it has produced four IAS, five IPS and four IRS officers. Following are details of free coaching program for 2012:

Total Seats: 115 for APPSC Group 1 Prelims coaching and 207 for UPSC Civils 2012 (Out of 207, these will be distributed to all the regions. Each district will get 9 seats. Based on this, Telangana region will get 90 seats, Andhra and Rayalaseema regions 81 and 36 seats respectively.

Eligibility: Applicants should have any post graduation or any other professional or technical graduation. Selection of the candidates will be based on the Merit cum Deprivation. Average marks of SSC, Intermediate, Graduation and Post Graduation will be considered for Merit calculation. Weightage will be given to Rural educated candidates and social science candidates under deprivation category. All the districts will get equal representation with 50 percent women quota and 3 percent physically challenged quota. AP Study Circle for BCs also announced free coaching programme for APPSC Prelims 2012.

Reservation of seats is as follows: SC - 75 percent; BC- 15 percent; ST- 10 percent; PH candidates - 3 percent. Interested candidates can download application forms from the official website www.apstudycircle.com . Application forms can also be obtained from AP Study Circle, Road No.14, Banjara Hills, Opposite to KBR Park, Hyderabad-82. Filled in application forms should be sent to 'The Director, A.P. Study Circle, Opp. Kasu Brahmananda Reddy Park, Road No.14, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 34.

Important Dates:

1. Last date for submission of filled in application forms: 07-02-2012
2. Announcement of selected candidates: 13-02-2012
3. Admission dates (Includes Interview): 18/02/2012 – 19/02/2012
4. Coaching starts on 20th February 2012.