Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is offering free coaching to students from minority backgrounds, SCs, STs, and women for the UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2025. This programme, run by the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA) on the campus, also includes hostel facilities along with classes, according to the official notification. The application process began on March 18, with the submission deadline set for May 19. Applicants have the opportunity to make corrections to their applications from May 21 to May 22, as stated in the notification. The entrance exam, scheduled for June 1, will be conducted across 10 exam centers: Delhi, Srinagar, Jammu, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Mumbai, Patna, Lucknow, Bengaluru, and Malappuram. The examination comprises two papers: Paper I (General Studies) and Paper II (Essay). Paper I follows the UPSC model and is available in English/Hindi/Urdu, consisting of objective-type questions.
Paper II also offers the choice of English/Hindi/Urdu as languages. The exam duration is 3 hours, with 2 hours allotted for General Studies and 1 hour for the Essay section. Negative marking applies, with one-third of the marks deducted for incorrect answers.