Mr. Israel Jebasingh - Director (IAS Officer Of 2004 Batch)
He is an IAS officer of 2004 batch. Apart from his IAS experience, he has also held top positions like CEO in corporate sector. This young IAS officer had been in teaching profession for more than 5 years before joining IAS. His passion for teaching combined with his extensive experience both in government and private sector will be an asset to Officers IAS Academy. He is a Full time Director of our Academy. Mr. Israel Jebasingh who was a topper in Public Administration Optional, has the unique strength of experience both in public and corporate administration. He teaches Public Administration Optional subject and Governance, Constitution, Polity, Technology, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management as per the UPSC revised General Studies papers. He also gives individual counseling and guidance to all students of Officers IAS Academy.
Mr.Rangarajan IAS - Associate Director ( IAS Officer of 2005 batch )
'The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires' – William Arthur Ward. After completing the tough exams of CA and ICWA, Mr. Rangarajan’s next target was the prestigious civil services examination. He secured All India 46th rank in the year 2005 and was selected for the Indian Administrative Service(IAS). After getting trained at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, Mr Rangarajan IAS was posted in the state of Assam. He rolled out several developmental projects in the tribal districts of Assam. Out of his passion for teaching, he decided to teach the younger generation of civil service aspirants, like the ancient gurus passed on their expert knowledge to their disciples. Being an IAS officer himself, it was natural for Mr Rangarajan to join Officers IAS academy to pursue his passion for teaching. His extensive knowledge on the different tribes of our country make him apt to teach Anthropology Optional to students of Officers IAS Academy. He also teaches Polity, Governance and Ethics case studies in General studies. His knowledge and experience as an IAS officer would help in mentoring the students’ right from Prelims to IAS interview.
Mr.S.SUBRAMHANYAN IRAS - Joint Director
Who worked as Additional Member, Railway Board, Government of India, during his tenure gave certain recommendations to Alagh Committee and Hota Committee on Civil Service Reforms, which had far reaching changes in the pattern of Civil Service Exam like introduction of Ethics Paper. Subramhanyan sir will play a crucial role in preparing students of Officers IAS Academy to face the UPSC Interview Board successfully. He will also teach Civil Service Conduct Rules and Case Studies in Ethics which are part of Paper 4 of General Studies Mains. Twice he got selected to the prestigious Indian Police Service(IPS), but he decided to continue in IRAS due to his love for Railways. He will also be teaching Infrastructure, Railways, Ports, and certain areas of Science which are part of General Studies syllabus to students of Officers IAS Academy.
Mr. Joseph - Joint Director
The popular saying in Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie is, “Every IAS batch in the past 10 years had atleast few IAS officers who had been students of Joseph”. He appeared in UPSC interview 3 times and later joined as a Professor in Loyola College. He is also the Founder and Director of the popular Josh Academy in Chennai which had produced several successful IAS officers. Mr. Joseph has extensive experience in teaching profession. He is a honorary teacher for Sociology Optional Subject along with Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude as per the UPSC revised General Studies papers.
Mr. Vijay . PS - Deputy Director
Mr. Vijay, who is Deputy Director of Officers IAS Academy, has multidisciplinary training experience in Civil Services training, Career development programme, Technical training, Group discussion, Interview skills/Personality test, Psychometric testing etc. He has trained many civil service aspirants in various UGC funded Universities and colleges. He is a post graduate in psychology & trains Psychology Optional Subject along with Ethics, Environment sciences & Economics in Officers IAS Academy as per the UPSC revised General Studies Papers. Being an expert in Psychology, he also trains students of Officers IAS Academy to qualify successfully in IAS interview / personality test.
In the ancient Gurukul system, the Guru was himself an achiever. Mr. Chezhian, is one such Guru. Mr. Chezhian, himself a topper in UPSC CAPF examination, has also appeared for two IAS interviews. As an Asst Commandant of CRPF, he has roamed across the Naxal belts of India and served the Integrity of our Country. Mr. Chezhian due to his passion for teaching quit CRPF and started teaching Geography for Civil Service aspirants in several Coaching Academies at Delhi. As an ex-officer, he decided to join Officers IAS Academy. His extensive work experience across the belts of Geographical territory of India makes him suitable for teaching Internal Security & Indian Geography for students of Officers IAS Academy.
Dr.Radhai, who has the distinction of getting invited to the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussorie, to teach IAS officers, has done her BA, MA, MPhil and Phd in Economics. Dr.Radhai who has a teaching experience in Economics for more than 15 years, has published several research articles in national and international journals. Dr.Radhai who has been coaching civil service aspirants for past several years, has been invited as a speaker in various international seminars and conferences. Dr.Radhai teaches Economy optional subject and Indian Economy in General studies for students of Officers IAS Academy.
Adv. Manoj Madhav
Adv. Manoj Madhav is an Academician, Martial Artist and Adventurist, who has five degrees under his name like Masters in History Political Science & Public Administration. He was Personal Secretary to Dr Shashi Tharoor (former Under Secretary General, United Nation & Ex Central Minister) & he was selected for Indian Army Officer’s Training In the year 2005-2006, which was discontinued. With such acclaim, he entered the teaching field to spread his knowledge for UPSC aspirants in their struggle to glory and he will be teaching History Optional.
Mr. Iden is a Public Prosecutor for Govt. of Tamilnadu. A learned person, Mr. Iden had qualified the written examination of District Judge 2013, Civil Judge 2014 and CBI Public Prosecutor 2014. He was also selected as an Assistant Commandant by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Due to his passion for teaching, Mr. Iden teaches law Optional for students of Officers IAS Academy. His practical knowledge of Law due to his work as Public Prosecutor combined with his in depth knowledge of Law, makes his classes very lively, interesting and Exam oriented.
Mr Raghavendra Ravi
Mr Raghavendra Ravi, who did Masters in Computer Engineering from Germany, Masters in Science in Information Technology from Sweden, is also a Master in Geography. He appeared two times in Civil Service Interview with Geography Optional. His thirst for knowledge combined with passion for teaching made him join Officers IAS Academy as a faculty and he teaches Geography Optional subject and Internal Security and Disaster Management in General Studies for students of Officers IAS Academy.
Ms. Indira Krishnamurthy
As an High Court Lawyer, Ms. Indira Krishnamurthy is known for her filing of numerous Public Interest Litigations for the disadvantaged section of the society. She was also an Asst Professor of law and taught Indian Constitution for Law students. Ms. Indira, with her immense experience of teaching and practicing Law, teaches Governance and Social Issues for students of Officers IAS Academy.
Mrs. Hannah Nirmala
Mrs. Hannah Nirmala is a rank holder from Madras University, has completed her Masters in History and has more than 30 years of experience in teaching. Government of Tamil Nadu acknowledging her immense knowledge and teaching experience in History, made her to write the History text book for Tamil Nadu Text Book Society. Mrs. Hannah who has been coaching civil service aspirants for many years, teaches History portion of General Studies for students of Officers IAS Academy
Mr.S.Shyam Sunder has the distinction of producing several thousand IIM graduates and Harvard graduates because of his excellent coaching in CAT and GMAT. A legend in Aptitude Tests, Mr.Shyam Sunder has worked with TIME, Career Launcher and BHEL. Students of Officers IAS Academy are fortunate to get trained in Aptitude portion of CSAT by Mr.Shyam Sunder.
Mr. Vibhu Anurag, an alumnus of the prestigious Symbiosis International University, Pune is a distinguished trainer in the fields of English, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Trade and Corporate Skills. Articles submitted by him have received the 'best article' award from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi and he has also been felicitated by Loyola College, Chennai. For Officer's IAS Academy, he teaches Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning, General Science, Foreign Trade and Essay Writing.
Mr. Appu Kamal
All India 23rd Rank holder of UPSC Assistant Commandant 2012 Exam. Mr. Appu Kamal has extensive Knowledge in the areas of Central Paramilitary Force, Law & Order, Internal Security, Defence Technology, and Space Technology. Mr. Appu Kamal who did his Post Graduation in JNU, Delhi, is currently Asst Commandant (Trainee) in Border Security Force. With his thorough subject knowledge combined with field experience, Mr. Appu kamal teaches Internal Security, Law & Order, Science and Science & Technology in Officers IAS Academy.