Out of 170 candidates from Jamia’s free coaching program, 54 got cleared in UPSC (main) Exam


The UPSC prelims results were out on Jan 15, 2020. Out of 170 students that appeared for UPSC Civil Service (Main) Examination From Jamia, 54 got cleared. These candidates were given coaching at Residential Coaching Academy (RCA). They will now appear for the interview.

Out of 170 students, 104 got admission in 2018 and remaining got enrolled in July 2019 for Civil service (Main) 2019 coaching program.

Last year also 44 students got through the UPSC exam including third rank holder Junaid Ahmad.

Residential Coaching Academy  (RCA)

RCA provides free training by Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and is running under Centre for Coaching and Career Planning of the university.

RCA provides regular classes and series of test including both subjective and objective types. They also provide mock test facilities, 24* 7 library and hostel facilities to the students.

Since its foundation in 2010, 190 Civil Servants which include IAS, IFS, IPS, I.Fos, IRS, IRTS, etc. through UPSC’s examinations have cleared the exam. 

Also, 245 students got selected in Provincial Civil Services (as SDM and DSP), RBI (Grade- B), Assistant Commandant (CAPF), IB, Assistant Commissioner (Provident Fund) and Bank PO.

Moreover, some students after completing their coaching from RCA went to some NGO’s and private coaching centers for mock interviews for practice pretending that some of the successful students were their coaching friends. The mock interview was of approx 30-40 minutes duration.

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI)

Jamia Millia Islamia is a university originally stated in Aligarh in India in 1920 and got declared Central University by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1988. Jamia means ‘University’ and Millia means ‘National’ in Urdu.

The story of its growth from a small institute to become a central university offering consolidated education from nursery to research in specialized areas in Delhi is worth knowing.

They “built up the Jamia Millia stone by stone and sacrifice by sacrifice,” said Sarojini Naidu, the nightingale of India.

Last year JMI’s VC Nazma Akhtar signed an academic collaboration with Flager College in Florida, USA. This collaboration was signed to strongly bind its engagement with diversity, citizenry, and democracy.

The VC was invited by John Kenan, Professor of Liberal Education and History to discuss the collaborative partnership that would be beneficial for the international setting of students from Florida. The meeting was also attended by Mukesh Ranjan, Director, and International Relations who coordinated the visit on behalf of the institution.

How JMI’s collaboration with Flager College will strengthen education?

  • The Flager College in Florida offers education through challenging inclusive and supportive communities to integrate with flourishing culture and history.
  • It keeps in mind the JMI’s vision and mission and promotes intellectual, social and personal transformation.

Nazma aims to benchmark the JMI’s teaching and research process by developing sustainable collaborations with foreign universities but would agree to the collaborations only after understanding the idea of best international practices.

Candidates who are interested in enrolling in free UPSC coaching can visit www.jmi.ac.in, the official site of JMI.

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