What is cost of preparing for IAS exam at Delhi
What will be cost of preparing for IAS exam at Delhi is a general question in mind of student and guardian before starting their preparation for UPSC exam.
UPSC 2019 forms are soon to reach amongst aspirants and soon students will start preparing for UPSC 2020. Here in this research report we will not only discuss fee of coachings but also other factors while you will come across while your preparation period.
Factors of cost
- Fee of IAS coaching at Delhi
- Room Rent
- Fooding cost
- Stationary cost
- Miscellaneous expenses
This research report has been prepared after discussion from IAS exam aspirants living at
3. Mukherjee Nagar
4. Kalu sarai
Above are few major location in central Delhi , North Delhi and South Delhi where large number of UPSC aspirants start their preparation. First and for most we would like to discuss IAS coaching fee at Delhi
IAS Coaching fee at Delhi
Delhi has more than 370 registered and non registered coachings in different languages from different faculties. Different coachings charge different fee structure but average fee for GS that is general studies is Rs 1,20,000- Rs 1,50,000 and in few cases its Rs 90,000 as well and this seems to be prime expenditure although its not true.
Preparation for optional paper varies from Rs 20000 to Rs 50000 again depending on subject and fee from different teachers
Test Series is another are of costing varying cost from Rs 5000 to Rs 25000 and in some cases you get test series with coaching fee only.
So over all cost of fee of IAS coaching will be between Rs 1,50,000 to Rs 2,00,000 for good coaching. you can get coaching at cheaper price as well. Fee of english medium is more than that of Hindi Medium.
Residential cost is one of most important or I should say is another part of huge cost pile up. Average room rent for a room in Mukherjee Nagar is Rs 8000 per month and if you need single room where you can study as per your time line will cost you not less than Rs 15000 at any part of Delhi where coachings are in large number.
During one year preparation this becomes Rs Rs 90,000 to Rs 1,80,000
Fooding cost : Coaching hubs have lunh or tiffin system where vendor gives lunch box for Rs 50 to Rs 75 per meal and in some cases Rs 100.
No matter which one will take for yourself , food quality after initial 7 days will all be same. You will not like to eat that food but you do not have any other option because you can not order everyday from Zomato or Swiggy. This part teaches you patience.
With extra expenditure on milk and few other protein or fat , your monthly food bill willbe between Rs 5000 to Rs 7000 . this comes to be about Rs 70000 to Rs 85000 yearly
Stationary cost :
5. Miscellaneous expenses
A students preparing for a coaching looses his opportunity cost and travelling expenses . Monthly pocket expense for a students after these expenses should be between Rs 4000 to Rs 5000 after paying all above bills. This is another Rs 50000
If you add all above five factors average cost of preparation for IAS exam will come to Rs 3,50,000 for peaceful preparation with coaching. Although many students avoid coachings and in that case coaching fee can be or should be reduced from this expenditure lot.
This research has been done for students and guardian to understand IAS exam preparation cost at Delhi.