Optional Counselling

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.

Best IAS Coaching in Chennai

Israel Jebasingh

IAS – 2004 batch, All India Rank – 59

Teaches: Public Administration

Rangarajan R

IAS – 2005 batch, All India Rank – 46

Teaches: Anthropology

Satapathy R

IAS, Retired as Chief Secretary, Tamil Nadu

Teaches: Political Science and International Relations

Saravana Kumaran

IRS 2004 Batch

Teaches: Sociology


IRS – Additional Commissioner Income Tax

Teaches: Psychology


Former Asst. Commandant CRPF

Teaches: Geography


Public Prosecutor – Government of Tamil Nadu

Teaches: Law

Raja M

Teaches: History

Dharmaraj M

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

Ms Dhanalakshmi

Ms Dhanalakshmi who successfully appeared for Civil Service Interview twice, has a teaching experience of more than a decade.
Teaches: Geology optional for Civil service exam and Indian Forest Service exam

Mr.A. Palaniappan

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