At Civilsdaily, we are on a mission to create the most student-centric platform for UPSC preparation. It is our constant endeavour to transform the entire preparation cycle of students by offering them a conducive ecosystem and distinguished content leveraging on bleeding-edge technologies.
Ultimately, it breaks down into the following –
1. One-on-one guidance
It is amply clear that there is no one-size fits all strategy to clear the exam. Each and every student has to evolve a unique strategy keeping in mind his/her strengths and weaknesses. Thus one-on-one guidance becomes crucial.
Traditional coaching institutes stack 500 students in a single classroom. Though teachers are available after classes, they are seldom welcoming of doubts let alone understanding the individual needs of students. All this while charging lakhs for the most basic courses.
We, on the other hand, give prime importance to individual interaction. The website, telegram groups, emails, phone calls – we are leveraging every communication channel possible to help our students and guide them better.
2. Lectures that are miles ahead in quality and coverage
Exam trends and patterns suggest that it has become almost impossible to clear the exam with superficial knowledge. Solid concepts and an ability to interlink issues are prerequisites.
That is why our core team doesn’t consist of mere ex-aspirants with limited knowledge of NCERTs. They are mostly post-graduates in their respective fields or have immense knowledge of their subjects with diverse reading. We also engage with scientists, professors and bureaucrats regularly to refine our content and guest lectures.
3. Staying affordable
There are companies that work hard to charge you more, and there are companies that work hard to charge you less. Established offline coaching institutes belong to the 1st category. We, on the other hand, lead the 2nd.
Though we provide a lot of study material for free, we get repeated requests for free programs and video lectures. We want to take a minute to re-iterate that teaching and producing quality material is one of the most challenging tasks. Teachers are required to constantly upgrade their knowledge, think of ways to simplify complex issues and keep refining their content. That being said, the job of a teacher should be one of the highest paying jobs(only next to that of a mother or a farmer). Hence, investing in such courses is one of the best investments you can make.
Our Core Team
We are following a decentralized structure commonly known as Holacracy. We don’t have titles and managers. There are single points of contact for our core activities and the team is often seen juggling various tasks.
Sajal Sir, Core Faculty
MS Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, MS Financial Economics from Carleton University Canada. NET(JRF) in Economics qualified.
Rakesh Sir, Core Faculty
Man of many degrees – MA, MBA and Political Analyst with a passion for books. Takes out time to read a minimum of 4 books/month on various issues.
Tanay Rathi, Program Manager
Rock-solid understanding of the UPSC ecosystem. Well versed with various education and student-outreach technologies.
Devashish Jhawar, Design and Graphics
Though an MBA in Finance, his love for creative things drew him back to the design world.
Arushi Ma’am, HR & Communications
Arushi Ma’am brings with her wide knowledge of how to handle student issues and effectively resolve them.
Our founding Mentors have been very instrumental in shaping our content strategy and ensuring it is aligned to the ever changing UPSC exam pattern.
Dr. Vipin Garg, AIR 20, CSE 2015
MBBS from AIIMS. Various Medals in LBSNAA.