New Delhi: 23 candidates who received coaching and training in the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have been selected in UPSC’S Civil Services Exam 2022.
Out of the 23 selected candidates, some are expected to get IAS and IPS and remaining candidates are likely to get IRS, Audit & Account Service, IRTS and other allied services of Group-A as per their ranking and choices.
Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, JMI said that the consistent performance of Jamia RCA, in training students for Civil Services Examinations year after year is a matter of great pride and satisfaction for the university. We expect better results in the coming years. She visited RCA to congratulate the students.
Prof. Akhtar has been personally monitoring, guiding, and providing all support to RCA to work for excellence. She has congratulated all the students and their family for their success. She praised Prof. Abid Haleem, Professor-In-Charge of RCA for his dedication and service to RCA.
Last year Shruti Sharma, the topper in UPSC Civil Services Exam was the star performer from the RCA, JMI.
Since, 2010-11 till 2023 RCA has produced more than 270 Civil Servants including many in IAS,IFS and IPS. Besides, more than 300 students have also been selected in various other central and state services i.e., CAPF,IB, RBI (GradeB), APF, Bank PO and PCS etc.
RCA was established in 2010 by the UGC under the aegis of Centre for Coaching and Career Planning (CC&CP), JMI to provide free coaching, and residential facilities to the students of SC, ST, Women, and Minorities for civil services and other competitive examinations. Students are selected for comprehensive coaching on the basis of an All India written test followed by individual interviews.
RCA provides a well structured multifaceted coaching & personality development programme. This involves guidance at various stages of the examinations i.e. Prelims., Main and Interview with over 500 hours of classes, Special Lectures of eminent scholars and senior civil servants, Group Discussions, Test Series and Mock-Interviews. Besides, the Academy also provides 24×7 air-conditioned library facility and free wi-fi. The Academy provides safe and convenient hostel facilities.