Government of Maharshtra

To guide and encourage IAS candidates in Maharashtra the govt has set up

SIAC (State Institute for Administrative Careers),
Hazarimal Somani marg (CST),
Opposite V.T. Station,
Mumbai - 400 001.
Tel : 2070942 (You must have Maharashtra domicile to get admission here)

Full-time training and teaching for Civil Services (IAS) Preliminary and Main Examination.

  • Duration: 11 months training (with 6 weeks vacations in June-July).
  • Eligibility: Bachelors degree with 55% from S.S.C. to degree. Domicile of Maharashtra.
  • Age: 21 - 26 yrs.
  • Requirements:
    Candidates have to apply to U.P.S.C. for I.A.S. Preliminary Examination, willingness to undergo training on a full-time basis. Provision for part-time studentship. Double graduate candidates or those who are well versed in two subjects with post-graduate level proficiency will be given preference.
  • Facilities : Free training, library facilities, and free hostel. Intake: 60 (30 reserved for ST. - Reservation for SC & OBC is from remaining 30).
  • Selection: Entrance Exams on general studies of U.P.S.C. Preliminary pattern. An essay type test. Also free training for those selected for interview.