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Welcome to Bangalore IAS Academy

Why should you choose Bangalore School of Civil Services.


    Arjun Bopanna team consists of renowned faculties from Delhi, Hyderabad & Bangalore with a teaching experience of more than three years in their specialised subject. They will ensure that all the knowledge is passed on to the students & increase their confidence level within the time line

    Study Materials

    Our institute have our own printed materials for each subject which we provide exclusively to our students. The materials are handy as it covers the entire syllabus & easy to understand. The important points/contents have been marked to ensure students do not miss to read it or to give importance.

    Prelims/Mains Test

    We conduct weekly test on the topics we have covered for all the subjects. Once the test is completed, we discuss the answers with the students which helps them to understand/check their knowledge on the particular topic

    Current Affairs Magazine

    As current affair plays a vital role to crack the exams. We do understand there are possibilities for students to miss out few important topics from the newspaper. To ensure students have the complete knowledge of current affairs, we provide current affair magazine "Mahithi" by NammaKPSC team on monthly basis. It covers all the important topics from State level, National level & International level.

    Library Facility

    We encourage students to utilize the BSCS library. We have good collections of books related to UPSC/KAS exams. Students can avail the library facility & can study in the classroom after the classes.

    Time Table/Schedules

    As planning is very important to clear these exams, we in BSCS team make a timetable/schedules well before in advance & pass it on to students which in turn helps them to plan their preparation for exams.

    Flexible Batches

    We do understand different aspirants are flexible with different timings & to ensure students have this flexibility we do have three batches for UPSC/KAS course. We conduct weekday’s morning batch from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM & evening batch from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. We do conduct weekend batch especially for working aspirants, on Saturday from 2:00PM to 6:00 PM & on Sunday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


    The institute is located in a prime location; you have plenty of buses plying from here to different location.


    BSCS team ensures that the fees are kept nominal. We do not wish to burden the aspirants with high fees. Please note we do not charge extra for study materials/test series/current affair magazine. It is already included with the fees


    BSCS team is completely dedicated towards the serious aspirants. We ensure we do not leave any stones unturned. Here we are focussed on quality of education & to ensure the aspirants gain more knowledge & confidence to crack the exam. We create a healthy atmosphere for our student which helps them to keep up the focus. We have a dedicated team who will help you to plan your studies & provide counselling whenever required. We understand how important is for an aspirant to crack the exam
    To ensure you have taken the right decision by choosing Bangalore School of Civil Services, we encourage aspirants to attend demo class & talk to our students who are already part of BSCS. Once you are completely satisfied you are welcome to join our institute.

Meet Our Team

Dr Arjun Bopanna


I am on a mission to ensure the most talented resources enter our civil services and build a solid framework for development in our country. Hailing from the beautiful hills our Coorg, I have always been passionate about teaching. A doctor by profession, and an international athlete. I had been selected as Assistant commandant in Central armed police forces as well as Assistant director in social welfare department, government of Karnataka. I have a special interest to Indian economy and have authored a book in the same name.

I am Passionate about gardening and my collection of pens.

Salaiha Khan

Subject: English

I was born & bought up in Bengaluru. I have done my MBA in Finance. I have been teaching & mentoring aspirants from past five years. Expert in English Grammar, logical reasoning, Banking Awareness & Quantitative Aptitude. In my free time I like reading books & cooking. I’m passionate about Urdu , couplets , poetry actually!!


Subject: Karnataka Geography & Karnataka Literature

Born in Chickballapur & completed by Bsc in Agriculture. I had a keen interest in Government job; I got selected as Assistant Commandant. I also got selected for UPSC & KAS interview. I specialize in Current affairs, Geography & Economy. I have a teaching experience for more than four years.

In my free time I like travelling to new places.

Rajesh Ponnappa

Subject: Science and Technology & Geography

I have completed my B.Tech from Bengaluru. I was born in Kodagu – the Scotland of India. I’m passionate to make Karnataka a dry state & fight for environment protection.

From the past four years I have teaching & guiding aspirants for civil services exams. I’m subject expert in Geography & Science/Technology.

I was in Top 10 in VTU for B.Tech exams & National level Equestrian

I like watching movies & solving SUDOKU

Dr Hemanth Kumar

Subject: Geography

I was born in Kaduru part of Chikamgaluru. I have completed my B.E & pursued Ph.D in Indian Institute of Science. I was selected for UPSC & KAS interview. I got selected as Assistant Commissioner in KAS 2011 batch.

I’m passionate about teaching & specialize in Geography subject. I have been teaching from past five years.

In my free time I like watching cricket & travelling to new places.

Shahed Hashmi

Subject: Art & Culture, Ancient & Medieval history

I come from Bidar & completed BE in Mysore. I have been teaching Art & Culture, Ancient & Medieval history to civil services aspirants from past five years. I like travelling & reading books in my free time.

Pankaj Rane

Subject: Environment & Ecology

I was born in one of the most beautiful scenic place – Karwar. I completed my B.E in Bengaluru & Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Development & Planning. I got selected for Central Armed Police Force (Assistant Commandant - Rank 34) I have given interview for UPSC, EPFO & CAPF & KAS exams. I have also been selected for Excise Sub Inspector. I specialize in Environment- Ecology & Current Affairs. I have been teaching & mentoring aspirants from past five years.

Asha Antony

Subject: Content Developer

I was born in Nilgiris & pursued Bsc perfusion technology. I’m an expert in Current Affairs content and Articles. I have been writing articles for the past two years. I like watching documentaries & trekking. I’m passionate to be a good bureaucrat in near future


Adarsha N

Chief Operating Officer

I was born & bought up in Bengaluru. I have completed my & I have been counseling civil services aspirants from past eight years.

I’m passionate about helping aspirants to achieve their goal. In my free time I like driving to new places.

Sudarshan Dayal

Chief Content and Process Officer

I’m from Bengaluru. I have completed my BBM & have been counseling aspirants & supporting the content development for past four years. Prior to this I have worked in a corporate company for seven years. I like listening to music, reading books & watching movies.


Content Developer

Born in Gokarna where Lord Shiva's atmalinga is worshipped and bought up in Silicon Valley namma Bengaluru. Pursued Master of Science in biotechnology and worked as a high school teacher for 2 years .As I like tutoring young school kids, self-employed as tutor from past 5 hobbies include collecting different Ganesha idols, gardening and reading.

Awarded as best student in Kannada in puc .Passionate about exploring the world by travelling and being good and doing good.

Pritha Hosur

Subject: International Relations

I have completed my B.E & I have given UPSC interview thrice. I had been selected as Assistant Director in 2014 batch. I was born & bought up in Bengaluru. I’m an expert in International Relations & current affairs. I have been teaching & guiding aspirants from past four years. I like reading novels & travelling to new places.

Nidhin Valsan


Hailing from Thalaserrt, Kerala, is an AGMUT cadre police officer. To fulfill his childhood dream of entering uniformed services, Mr.Valsan gave up his plus corporate job to pursue civil services. His dream was fulfilled in 2011 when he was selected to the elite Indian police services. Early in his career, Nidhin Valsan has made national news. As ACP, he was part of the team which solved a sensational case involving the recovery of the largest electronic goods, etching his name in MIMCA book of records.

Syed Abdul Samad

Subject: Modern India History & Geography

I come from Chikmagalu the district which is the birthplace of coffee in India. I have completed my B.E in Bengaluru. I have a teaching experience of more than five years. Earlier I had been qualified for UPSC interview. I’m an expert in History & Geography. I like mentoring students & helping them to clear government exams. In my free time I like watching documentary & learning new languages. I’m always eager to gain more knowledge.