The admissions for the next batch of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has been announced by the Jamia Millia Islamia’s Residential Coaching Academy (RCA). Candidates who are interested in applying for the coaching can apply for the same by visiting the official website at jmicoe.in until June 25, 2019.
Since its inception, RCA has been providing free coaching to the UPSC aspirants with great results every year. Last year’s third rank holder, Junaid Ahmad, was a student of RCA. Apart from Ahmad, 245 other candidates from the institute were selected for other central and provincial services.
The entrance test for the RCA will happen at 12 centers namely Delhi, Srinagar, Jammu, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Lucknow, Guwahati, Patna, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai.
The exam will consist of two parts -- general students, which will be similar in nature and format to the UPSC exam and an essay writing which will be conducted in any one of the three languages -- English, Hindi or Urdu.
The exam is scheduled for July 7, 2019 between 10 am and 1 pm an there is one-third negative marking for every wrong answer.
RCA provides free coaching and hostel facility to the 200 students every year. Now this facility has been extended to SC, ST and women candidates as well.