Interview Guidance

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you  become by achieving your goals”.

                                                                                                                                                        -Henry David Thereon.

          Civil services interview is the last & most important stage in a year long process of this exam. It is said that “while the mains examination ensures your selection in the services, the personality test decides your rank in the services.” Which you will be allotted & remember that the sheer weightage in the final selection in the personality test is 275 marks which takes the cake from you if you are not prepared well.

          So there is a huge weightage accorded to a single stage & any blunder can either push you in two digit rank or it can push you out of the list.

          Although it is supposed to be an unbiased test, it is far from that. The interview guidance program at RACE IAS makes efforts to minimize the chances of committing mistakes and give you an idea of the background of the real UPSC Interview in advance.  


The focus of our interview panel is exactly that. Besides the knowledge aspects in relation to your bio-data, the interview panel will focus on refining candidates’ approach, attitude and aptitude to excel in UPSC’s personality test.


The programme will focus on novel ways of presentation, communication, body language, emotional stability, sense of empathy and answering mechanism.
The interview panel, besides checking and updating candidates on their knowledge of day to day affairs of national and international importance, will specifically also check for qualities such as – balance of judgment, clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, mental alertness and ability for social cohesion and leadership.


Know what you are after, in Rating System

Know what you are after, in Rating System

Rating system will give you a broader look of your performance in the personality test.

Personality Test Analysis

Personality Test Analysis

The most important part of conducting an interview is that the analysis which will tell where you stand & how much more one should work on.

Key tips

Key tips

Tips & keys are the solutions for the mocks where you will score will be given by the members after the interview.


Is comprised of experienced bureaucrats (RACE IAS ex-successful students) and subject-matter experts.

Mr. Amitabh Pande

IAS (Retd.) Secretary To GOI, Chairperson Steering Committee.

Mr Wajahat Habibullah.

Ex chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities, first Chief Information Commissioner of India. Secretary to the Government of India

Mr S.C Misra

Member (Services), Telecom Commission & Ex Officio Secretary to GOI.

Mr Anil Das

IPS (Retd)

Prof. S.K Dikshit



Commencement Date

31 July 2019


Rs. 500 | Fee is exempt for all RACEIAS’s personal and postal guidance students

Interview Program

1) Precursor to Mock Interview: DAF Analysis + Discussion on Current Issues 2) UPSC Interview simulation: Mock Interview 3) Post Mock Interview: Interview Feedback + 1 Personal Sitting