Is it a must to go to Delhi for IAS coaching?

Sneh Ratna Choudhary 2:36 pm

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For a UPSC aspirant, Delhi is considered to be the hub for IAS coaching. There a lot of country-wide famous coaching institutes in Delhi that produce a lot of IAS officers. The only problem is that you may not be able to go to Delhi due to various reasons. Is it a must to go to Delhi for IAS coaching? Today, we will explore this.

 

Pros of going to/living in Delhi for IAS coaching:

  1. There are many well-known coaching centres which are extremely good.
  2. You will get to meet and interact with a lot of people from all over the country.
  3. Meet IAS experts who are now teaching in coaching centers
  4. People who have cleared the exam and are giving it again to get a better rank will be able to give you first-hand experience.
  5. The availability of good study material is a good bonus.
  6. The experience of a new city can change your mindset and help you prepare for the interview.
  7. You can focus solely on your studies without any distractions.
  8. If you have never lived away from home, this will be a great experience for you to take on responsibility. This is good for your personality development on the whole.

Cons of going/living in Delhi for IAS coaching:

  1. The abundance of coaching institutes can make your decision very hard.
  2. The coaching institutes have high fees which you may not be able to afford.
  3. You may get homesick and face problems concentrating.
  4. Lodging and food is not cheap and may not be up to your standards.
  5. A new city can be quite disorienting for you.

Pros of living in your own city for IAS coaching:

  1. There are a lot of good institutes that have branches in other cities.
  2. Many institutes in your hometown may actually be just as good as coaching institutes in Delhi.
  3. Money will not be an issue in your hometown. The fees are usually lower in institutes outside Delhi. You will not have to worry about lodging and food as well.
  4. Homesickness will not trouble you. Your family will lend you emotional support and help you in distress.
  5. Your focus will only be on studies since you will be in a familiar environment.
  6. You may get discouraged by the sheer number of people studying in Delhi who are not able to clear the exam.

 

Is it a must to go to Delhi for IAS coaching?

 

Our Verdict:

It is a very personal decision that you have to make. Weigh all the pros and cons carefully before making a final choice. Ultimately, it is you who has to put in all the hard work and study. Look up the reviews online on our website as we have a detailed list of top coaching institutes of every city.

 

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