Optional choice : Interest to marks conversion at Officers IAS Academy
By choosing the optional that fits you best, you can convert your interest for a subject into your biggest advantage in the UPSC Mains Exam.
At Officers IAS Academy, our director Israel Jebasingh (IAS – 2004) will individually counsel each one of you to select your Optional after duly evaluating your strengths and weaknesses, interests and academic background.
IAS – 2004 batch, All India Rank – 59
Teaches: Public Administration
IAS – 2005 batch, All India Rank – 46
IRS – an IIT and IIM
IAS, Retired as Chief Secretary, Tamil Nadu
Teaches: Political Science and International Relations
Mr. Joseph Raaj
10 Years Teaching experience
IRS – Additional Commissioner Income Tax
Former Asst. Commandant CRPF
7 UPSC Mains, 3 Interview, 10 Years Teaching Experience In Agriculture Optional
Mr. Aloysius Xavier Lopez (Guest Lecturer)
Mr. Aloysius Xavier Lopez, Special Correspondent of The Hindu Newspaper is a guest lecturer at Officers IAS Academy. He has contributed thousands of articles spanning a career of 11 years. The expertise he possesses has led him to face the UPSC interview board twice.
Prof. R Radhai
Prof. R Radhai M.A, M. Phil, Ph.D (Economics) – SLET qualified faculty at Madras University and a top coach in Economics Optional has joined the team of Officers IAS Academy to teach ECONOMICS OPTIONAL.
She is not only an eminent scholar in Economics but also an expert in coaching students to score high in the UPSC Optional paper.
Teaches: Economics Optional
Dr. Chitra Ramesh
Dr. Chitra Ramesh, a Professor at the prestigious Madras Medical College (MMC) has also designed and implemented health programmes for the National Health Mission and also been a state level trainer for State level health programmes.
Dr Chitra Ramesh teaches Medical Science optional for students of Officers IAS Academy.
Teaches: Medical Science
Public Prosecutor – Government of Tamil Nadu
Appeared for the Mains examination on 8 occasions and consistently scored the top marks in Tamil. Also attended the final interview on 2 occasions. Has taught Tamil Optional for the past 10 years.
Teaches: Tamil Literature
A Chartered Accountant who has worked with Ernst & Young in the past and is presently an Associate Director with another ‘Big 4’ accounting firm.
Teaches: Commerce and Accountancy
Graduated from University of Delhi with Philosophy (H) and pursued Post Graduate in Philosophy from IGNOU, Delhi, Mr Aakash is having 8 years experience of teaching Philosophy using diagrams and flow charts that helps students to understand the concepts in detail with minuteness as well as this way of teaching helps to write the answers effectively to get maximum marks in Civil Services Mains Exam. Mr Aakash teaches to students of Officers IAS Academy.