1. Our Institute: The Origin
  2. Our Success in Competitive Exams
  3. Batch Timings for UPSC Prelims-2019
  4. Our Faculty Team and Infrastructure
  5. Fees Structure
  6. Last Date to Apply & Procedure for Admission
  7. Contact & Office Address
  8. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Our Institute: The Origin

  • In 2007, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) wassetup by GERMI under an Act of the Gujarat Legislature. The university is recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE.
  • OurCENTER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION(CCE) conducts classes for UPSC Civil Services Examination in the form of Certificate Course {This will help students to have a convincing proof after preparing meticulous manner} .
  • UPSC Civil Services ExamCoaching has modified into a Certificate Course Program for the benefit of aspirants[Certificate Course offered as GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP]
  • This certificate will be awarded to candidates who are securing 40% cumulatively in the exams conducted by CCE-PDPU [Objective tests] during the course. (More detailsunder FAQ below]

Our Success in Competitive Exams

  • Ms. Babitarani Swain [CCE-Roll no 16R/CCE/017] has secured AIR-401 in the Civil Services Examination, 2017 and allocated IRAS
  • Mr. Devenkumar Keshwala [CCE-Roll no: 40/2014-15] has secured AIR-702 in the Civil Services Examination, 2017 and allocated IRS (IT)
  • Mr. Vivek Patel [CCE-Roll no 16R/CCE/108] got selected Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam – 2016.
  • Mr. Sasiganandhan K [CCE-Roll no 16R/CCE/082] AIR-81 in the Indian Forest Service examination-2016
  • Mr. Sasiganandhan K [CCE-Roll no 16R/CCE/082] AIR 53 in Central Armed Police Forces (AC) Examination-2016

Batch Timings for UPSC Prelims-2019

Dear Aspirants, PDPU hereby invites the applications for its UPSC coaching program-2018-19 (with embedded Certificate course for “GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP”)

Type Weekend Batch
Days Saturday, Sunday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm (1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Break)
Class Strength 120 students
Reading room
Open 7 days a week from 9:00 AM To 6:00 PM (Except Public & University Holidays) Click me for more details on our SLS Library

Our Faculty Team and Infrastructure

  • Faculty team for General Studies & CSAT includes subject experts, serving & Retd IAS/IPS/IRS officers & serving & Retd Professors of Central/ State University
  • Program takes place in spacious air-conditioned class rooms, well equipped with AVs and LCD
  • Air-conditioned Library cum reading hall, with vast collection of books, periodicals and magazines for UPSC preparation
  • Wifi-enabled, spacious campus, silent atmosphere suitable ambiance for UPSC
  • This is a university run program, not a private coaching institute with commercial motive. For example, in 2016&17&18 batches, even without charging extra fees the students were provided free travelling arrangements to their exam-centres; Tests and classes for optional subjects- Geography, Public Administration, Anthropology, Gujarathi literature and sociology. But, such gestures depend on time, space, financial and manpower constrains faced by the institute viz a viz the goodwill generated by the students through their discipline and hardwork.

Fees Structure

Tuition Fee* Rs.40,000/-
Deposit** Rs. 2000/- [Refundable]
Duration 8 months
  • *Tuition fees inclusive of GST. But it doesn’t include deposit
  • **Deposit will be refunded on satisfying following conditions (1) no damage to any equipment, books, infrastructure of PDPU (2) good behavior and discipline in PDPU premises throughout the course.
  • Tuition fee shall not be refunded/returned in any case including the discontinuing of the course by the student.
  • We don’t accept ANY fees in instalments.
  • CCE shall reserve rights to modify the terms of the program upon its discretion.

Last Date to Apply & Procedure for Admission

  • Admission is First-cum-First-serve basis, subject to availability of seats.
  • Interested candidates has to send email to cce@pdpu.ac.in
  • He be given be instructions for filling up the form and payment of the fees via NEFT / Demand Draft to secure his admission.
  • Last date to apply is 20th September.

Contact & Office Address

Contact Hours 10.00 A.M to 6.00 P.M. Lunch Break: 1 PM to 2 PM
Contact Personnel Mr. Bhargav Chhtrala and Mr. Zaver Bhai – (079-2327 5276)

2nd Floor, D-Block, SLS-Building,
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
Raisan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382007
Click to see on Google Map
E-mail: cce@pdpu.ac.in

CCE-motto:Enriching Culture, Energising Values

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q.Tell me more about the “Certificate for Governance & Leadership”

It’s embedded in UPSC civil service exam coaching program itself. This certificate will be awarded to candidates who are securing 40% cumulatively in the exams conducted by CCE-PDPU [Objective tests] during the course.

The content of the course are as following:

Course Code Course Name Hours
CCE1 Indian Polity 35
CCE2 Indian Society 20
CCE3 Indian Economy & Macro Economic Fundamentals 35
CCE4 Science & Technology developments in India 35
CCE5 Geography with special reference to India 35
CCE6 Indian History (Including the impacts of World History) 35
CCE7 India’s Art & Culture 25
CCE8 Environment & Sustainability with special reference to India 25
CCE9 Indian Foreign Policy 30
CCE10 Leadership, English & Aptitude for Administration 20+35
5 Tests (Paper I + Paper II)-objective 20
Total Hours 350

Q. What is the medium of instruction during lectures? English, Hindi or Gujarati?
Ans.English and Hindi Medium [Don’t claim exclusively either in Hindi or English]

Q. Can I attend demo classes before paying fees or taking admission?
Ans.No. This is a university run program, not a private commercial coaching class.

Q. What if I don’t like the teaching or want to shift elsewhere or want to discontinue the program for any other reason. Will my fees be refunded?
Ans.Money once paid, shall NOT BE REFUNDED. Neither in full or nor in part.

Q. If I clear prelims, will my fees be refunded?
Ans: No, the fee will not be refunded.

Q. What type of study material will be provided to students?

  • After class, PPTs will be mailed to students.
  • Selected handouts will be provided.
  • Selected material available in our webpage (www.pdpu.ac.in/cce ). But, NO complete material will be provided.
  • Our library is fully equipped with the necessary books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals and other resources for preparation of civil services examination.

Q. I live in Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar/Mehsana, what are the transport facilities available to reach campus?
The campus is located in KNOWLEDGE CORRIDOR, PDPU ROAD – 3 kms away from the main-highway between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. (Please refer to Google map given above). At present it is not covered directly via Public transport buses. From main road you will get auto rickshaw to reach Campus.

Q. Hostel facility available or not?

University doesn’t provide hostel accommodation for this program. However, you may find affordable rental accommodation in the nearby places on your own.

Q. After prelim-2019 is over, will I be able to continue using library, reading room and other facilities?

Q. Any other query:
You may visit us personally [10:00 to 6:00] or

E-mail: cce@pdpu.ac.in or

Call: 079-2327 5276