The Hajj Committee officials have decided to extend the admission
date for its UPSC Coaching Centre by ten days. The decision in this
regard was announced by the Hajj Committee, CEO Abbas Mukadam
"We have decided to extend the
admission date till August 26. Earlier, the last date for the
admission was August 16", he said.
On the current status, he said, "By
August 18, we have received 170 applications."
"90% of the applications received are
from the girls and as many number are from Maharashtra", he said.
"Rest 10% applications have been
received from the states that include Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Assam,
Bengal and Kashmir", he added.
The final admission would be done on
the basis of written test to be conducted at Hajj House in Mumbai in
Started in 2009, the Hajj Committee of
India's IAS & Allied Services Coaching & Guidance cell has a
capacity of 50 students.
In its first batch in 2009, the centre
had prepared a total of 30 students who appeared for the Civil
Services exams held in May 2010, the result of which is expected any
The Hajj Committee is charging a meager monthly fee of 2000 rupees
per month from every student, though total discount and special
scholarships are also being considered for the eligible students
belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families.
The fees that the Hajj Committee would be taking from the students
would include the tuition fees, lodging and meals during the entire
academic activities, the Hajj Committee has appointed S. A. M.
Hashmi - former principal Akbar Peerbhoy College, Mumbai known for
his vast experience in competitive exams as Director. Hashmi is assisting the Hajj Committee in finalising the list of the
faculties and resource persons to handle the training sessions.
The Hajj Committee’s decision to start the training centre for the
civil services exams has its roots in the growing concern over the
inappropriate percentage of the Muslim community in the coveted IAS, IPS, IFS and other cadres that became manifold after the
release of the Sachar Committee report in 2006.
Jamia Hamdard in
Delhi led by renowned academician Syed Hamid and the one run by
Maulana Azad National Urdu University are some of the other centers
in India that earlier started such coaching centers for the Muslim
Application forms can be downloaded
from Hajj Committee's website
http://www.hajcommittee.com and sent directly to the Director, Coaching
and Guidance Cell.
Application form and other details can be
obtained by POST also.