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Scholarship for Meritorious Students – Civil Services Preparation:

(High Performer will get Free UPSC Coaching in Delhi – Online/Offline)
Vikash Deep Foundation is a non-government organisation (NGO) which has been working tirelessly for the betterment of the society since the last 12 years. One of the major impact areas is the education sector where Vikash Deep Foundation has touched lakhs of lives of deserving but underprivileged students.
Many students sponsored by Vikash Deep Foundation have been working in different private and government services.
Vikash Deep Foundation, with support of Google India and other corporates, have come up with a scheme for the meritorious aspirants of UPSC Civil Services so that they can contribute to nation building.
Highlights of the scheme:
  • The scheme is available for Online and Offline mode of learning. Online/Offline learning will be in India’s top-most Delhi based institutes. One of them is Elite IAS, with two centers in Delhi – GTB Nagar & Karol Bagh. The candidate should specify their mode of learning while filling up the form.
  • The scholarship earned by the student is to be borne by Vikash Deep Foundation and the rest amount is to be borne by the candidate. 5% extra concession will be awarded to women candidates. This is under our drive for promotion of Women Empowerment.
  • If the candidate becomes eligible for FREE IAS COACHING, then the entire fees amount is to be borne by Vikash Deep Foundation.
  • The candidates need to apply on the website of Vikash Deep Foundation by filling a digital form (Available in the bottom of this page) and submit all the necessary details and documents there itself.
Schedule & Procedure of Scholarship Test:
  • Test will be conducted online i.e. it will be proctored exam.
  • Scholarship Test will be held on 09th October, 2022 (Sunday).
  • Timing of online Scholarship Test: 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. (Test is managed with Artificial Intelligence, and so candidate can participate in the test anytime between the assigned time schedule.
  • Last date to apply for scholarship test is 04th October, 2022 (Tuesday)
  • Scholarship Test will be conducted ONLINE only.
  • Current affairs
  • Basics of History, Geography, Polity and Economy, Science (up to 10th level)
  • It will contain 100 objective type questions (MCQ) with 2 marks each. It will contain Negative marking i.e. .66 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for leaving the question unanswered. [Total marks: 200]
Note: Coaching Institutes’ normal Fees for General Studies Integrated Course for UPSC (Prelims, CSAT, Mains & Interview) is –
  • English Medium: Offline (Regular Classroom) Rs.1,81,000/- and Online/Live coaching is Rs.1,35,000/-.
  • Hindi Medium: Offline (Regular Classroom) Rs.1,21,000/- and Online/Live coaching is Rs.Rs.80,000/-)
  • Course Duration will be: 11-12 Months.
  • For any further query contact us via email at or WhatsApp at: +91 7683056748
    Based on the score and ranking, scholarships will be provided.
    90% and Above 100% (Free Coaching)
    80-89.99% 80%
    70-79.99% 70%
    60 to 69.99% 50%
    55-59.99% 45%
    50-54.99% 40%
    45-49.99% 35%
    40-44.99% 30%
    30-39.99% 25%
    Below 30% No Scholarship
    Note: The scholarship does NOT cover fooding and lodging expenses if you opt for Offline mode of learning in Delhi. The candidate has to bear the whole amount whatsoever for fooding and lodging.
    Standard Operating Procedure After the Test: The result will be declared on the official website of Vikash Deep Foundation on the pre decided date. Selected students will be informed via email and SMS.
    • ★ Toppers scored 90% and above (among those who have opted for Offline mode of learning) will get FREE coaching in OFFLINE mode in Delhi.
    • ★ Toppers scored 90% and above (among those who have opted for Online mode of learning) will get FREE coaching in ONLINE mode.
    Once the candidate has appeared and got the score, he/she will be intimidated by Vikash Deep Foundation about the institute & start date of the course.
    The candidate needs to fulfil the formalities within the stipulated time period, otherwise the seat will be allotted to the next nearest deserving candidate.
    Case Example: If a candidate has secured 60-69.99% marks and gained 50% scholarship, she/he needs to pay the remaining 50% of the fees to the respective institute.
    Once done, the receipt of the payment (by the candidate to the institute) has to be uploaded or sent to the official email ID of Vikash Deep Foundation. Then only Vikash Deep Foundation will disburse the remaining amount (Scholarship earned amount) to that respective institute. Post this only, you can begin your course.
    Apply for Meritorious Students Scholarship Programme: (Fill the form below form):

    Civil Services Coaching Scholarship

    Your hard work with our ‘Helping Hand’ can do wonders for you. Remember that it is YOU who has to ‘Walk that extra mile’, it is
    YOU who has to be ‘Consistent in your Efforts’ and it will be
    YOU who will ‘Turn your dream into a Reality.’

    UPSC Eligibility Criteria

    IAS Age Limit21 to 32 years
    Age relaxationAs per category 
    Educational qualification for UPSC Civil ServicesGraduation from any recognized university
    1. For General category and OBC Category and belongs to Creamy layer – 7 Attempts
    2. OBC non-creamy layer – 7 Attempts
    3. For Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe classification hopefuls there is no restriction on the number of attempts till they accomplish the age of 35 years.
    4. Candidates having a place with OBC/SC/ST can give the initial 4 attempts as General class competitors (on the off chance that they so crave) and from there on they can profit the unwinding in the number of attempts by availing the category relaxation.

    UPSC CSE 2023 Exam Dates

    S.No.EventsImportant Exam Dates
    1Date of Release of UPSC CSE 2023 Notification01.02.2023
    2Last Date for receipt of UPSC CSE 2023 Applications21.02.2023
    3Date of commencement of the UPSC CSE 2023 Preliminary Exam28.05.2023
    4Date of Commencement of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 202315.09.2023

    UPSC Exam Pattern

    UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Pattern (400 Marks)

    • The IAS Preliminary exam consists of two papers – General Studies and Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT). 
    • Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions). 
    • The duration of the exam is two hours.
    • Paper-2 (CSAT) in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination is a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
    • The Prelims consists of two papers of 200 marks each
    • The question papers will be set in both Hindi and English. However, questions related to English Language Comprehension skills would be provided only in English.
    • Blind candidates would be allowed an extra 20 minutes of time for each paper

    UPSC Civil Services Main Exam Pattern (2025 Marks)

    The written examination consists of the following papers:

    PaperSubjectTotal Marks
    Paper AOne of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the
    Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution
    300 Marks
    Paper BEnglish300 Marks
     Papers to be counted for Merit (Ranking) 
    Paper-IEssay250 Marks
    Paper-IIGeneral Studies-I
    (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
    250 Marks
    Paper-IIIGeneral Studies-II
    (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations)
    250 Marks
    Paper-IVGeneral Studies-III
    (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
    250 Marks
    Paper-VGeneral Studies-IV
    (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
    250 Marks
    Paper-VIOptional Subject-Paper 1250 Marks
    Paper-VIIOptional Subject-Paper 2250 Marks
    Sub Total (Written Test)1750 Marks
    Personality Test275 Marks
    Grand Total2025 Marks
    UPSC Syllabus
    Download UPSC Syllabus In English 2022 PDF – Click here