Distance learning aims to create and provide access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by space and time. It primarily caters to the need of aspirants who are unable to join regular coaching classes due to major reasons but have an ardent desire to become a civil servant.
Out-stationed & working aspirants, who are unable to join Classroom Program should not be deprived of the valuable guidance and motivation provided by India’s most renowned faculty members & mentors. Thus, the importance of the Distance Learning Program cannot be emphasized enough.
Before we delve deeper into the features of this program, let us understand the significance of Distance Learning.
The UPSC CSE examination is held annually to recruit for Group A and Group B posts in the Indian government. Out of the 22 services, the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is perhaps the most prestigious service. Let’s see how the states fare in producing IAS officers.
The above data clearly shows that there is a huge disparity between the states in terms of producing IAS officers. Experts suggest that the population of a state and socio-economic factors play a key role in this. But are these two factors responsible only?
We often tend to forget that, it is “lack of opportunities” which makes it difficult for lakhs and lakhs of aspirants from every nook and cranny of the country in realizing their dream of joining the most prestigious services in the country.
** The study materials provided are strictly in line with the current UPSC pattern. Further, the content of Distance Learning Program is constantly revised and updated with the aim to provide the best guidance to the aspirants.
Course Duration of Distance Learning Program is 6 months.