The IAS deals with the job portfolio of the administrative activities. The revenue generation sector of the Indian economy comprises a variety of work options like taking decisions on the working and management of the administrative system. It provides maintenance and support services to the other ancillary departments functioning in the sphere of the Indian economy. It encourages the government departments to iron out the flaws. Also, it identifies the correctional measures that adopt to deal with institutional problems.
The following factors are to be considered before you join a coaching institute for the preparation of the IAS examination-
Results of the Past Years
We reside in a result-oriented world where actions, rather productive actions speak much larger than words and thus an increasing amount of importance is dedicated to the results which are generated through the process rather than the efforts which are applied or undertaken for the completion of the action. Thus it has become the norm of today that before joining a coaching institute for preparation of IAS examination you should browse through the results of the examinations yielded by the institute in the last few years which are glorifying as mentioned in the official website of the institute in which you are joining. You can also browse through some information provided in the archives of the website regarding this function of the coaching institute that you intend to join.
By this time you must all be aware of websites like Collegedunia and Sulekha which provide information and reviews of the students who had been a part of the coaching institute in the past and post honest opinions about the facilities that are offered in the coaching institutes and also point out and identify if they faced any difficulty in comprehending information about a particular subject that was taught at the coaching institute. Upon going through these reviews you will be able to form an impression and idea about the functioning of these coaching institutes and how they can help in guiding you towards a viable career in Indian Administrative Service.
Study Material Provided
The most important consideration that you must keep in mind is whether the coaching institutes provide you with the relevant and updated study materials that would be extremely important for your examination purpose as well as gaining an idea about the functions of an administration department official. For example- if you are studying Domestic Business Scenario as a curriculum of your course, you should be provided with study materials on the economic and socio-political scenario of India which forms a core conversational topic about the part of the curriculum that you are studying.
Faculty Cell of the Institute
A technologically equipped and knowledgeable faculty cell is an extremely important criterion. It chooses the perfect coaching institute. It helps you in providing an idea about the subject. Moreover, it also offers you the opportunity of a career guidance counselor who would be able to guide you every step of the way.
Environment for Growth
IAS is a difficult exam that requires intense preparation like any other competitive examination that you opt for. Thus you must study in a productive environment. It should have an innovative thought process prevails and adequate dynamism in decision making is existent. There are two factors that would form the crux of your curriculum in future organizational transactions of knowledge and efficiency.
Expenditure incurred while studying at the institute
The cost criterion is an essential factor. A candidate must look into it that the IAS coaching centers charge you a feasible amount. It should be within your budget and provide the best of services. It would be preferable if you opt for renowned government centers as the faculty.
Location of the Institute
The final consideration that you must keep in mind is the location of the coaching institute. The travel time from your home to your coaching center should be feasible for you. This will help you operate and ensure to spend a significant period traveling from your residence to your destination.
Thus you should be methodical, selective, and radical while making a conscious decision regarding the choosing of a preferred institute of IAS coaching.
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