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What are ClearIAS Courses?

‘ClearIAS Courses’ are online and offline classes - live and recorded – provided by ClearIAS Academy for IAS/IPS/IFS aspirants.

ClearIAS – one of India’s most popular online learning platforms, visited by more than 1 million aspirants every month – is reputed for its smart work approach to crack UPSC CSE. Over the last 10 years, we have helped hundreds of candidates succeed in various stages of the UPSC Civil Services Examination with flying colours.

ClearIAS Online Classroom Program is a new way of learning that includes live and recorded classes – under the direct guidance of expert faculties and mentors in India for the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE).

Our Prelims cum Mains programs also include Personal Mentorship, Prelims Test Series, Mains Answer Writing Practise (AWP), Mains Test Series, Interview Guidance etc.

PS: For ClearIAS Online Classroom Program, we give admission only to a limited set of serious aspirants. One of our specialities is interactive 2-way classes with personal guidance. If not yet joined, enrol now and start the new way of learning!

Why ClearIAS Courses?

There are crucial gaps between the actual requirements of UPSC CSE and the methods followed by many aspirants. Lack of expert guidance has been seriously hampering the chances of many brilliant candidates.

ClearIAS aims to bridge this gap. We believe that proper training and mentorship can make a big difference. It can 10x your chance of success.

ClearIAS – started in 2012 – is one of the most trusted brands with respect to UPSC preparation. Many UPSC toppers thank ClearIAS for our role in their success. Around 1 million aspirants learn from the ClearIAS website every month.

ClearIAS online learning platform is reputed for our guidance, online notes, videos, books, e-books, mock exams, mains answer writing practice, and interview guidance etc.

“ClearIAS Classes” was started upon the request of many serious aspirants who sought personal guidance from our team.

ClearIAS offers expert training and better features at less than half of the fees charged by many traditional coaching institutes. You can learn online from the comfort of your home.

ClearIAS Team is led by our founder and mentor, Mr Alex Andrews George, the author of best-selling books like ‘Important Judgments that transformed India’ and ‘Important Acts that transformed India’.

The vision of ClearIAS is to create the leaders of tomorrow. We help to find the leader in you.

How can I join ClearIAS Courses?

You just need to register and log in to this website to attend ClearIAS Classes.

For paid courses (live and recorded), you need to pay the fees to access the online classes. You can make the payment using a debit card, credit card, net banking or UPI apps.

Once joined, you will get access to all previous live classes in the course as recorded classes in your dashboard.
You can join now and get instant access to all already uploaded classes in the course.
You will get automatic access to upcoming classes, as per the course timetable.
You can attend classes at any convenient time before the validity end date.

You can attend ClearIAS Classes on a laptop or mobile. You can also attend ClearIAS Classes using ClearIAS mobile app.

What are the timings of ClearIAS Classes?

The short answer: ClearIAS classes can be attended at the convenient time of our students.

The long answer:

At ClearIAS, the priority is always for our students and their convenience. Our students include working professionals, college students, and full-time aspirants.

With this aspect in mind, ClearIAS has designed courses with a special emphasis on recorded classes which students can watch at their convenient timings. With respect to recorded classes, timing is not a problem. You can attend recorded classes at any time convenient for you.

However, with respect to Current affairs and the latest updates with respect to subjects, we also conduct Live Classes.

Live Classes are usually conducted mainly on weekends – Saturday or Sunday. However, for the Super 50  Live PCM Batch, live classes will be conducted daily from 9 AM - 1 PM.

Even if you miss the live class, there is nothing to worry about. You will get access to the recorded version of the live class in your account automatically.

Usually, each class is of approx. 2-3 hour duration. Once joined, you will be intimated about the live class timetable. In case,you are unable to attend the live class at the mentioned time, you can watch the recorded class.

We will provide recorded videos of the class within 24 hours after the class in your dashboard (website and app). We will also arrange doubt-clearing sessions later for those aspirants who missed the live class.

Note: Students get updates regarding upcoming live classes through ClearIAS Classes Mobile App notifications. Download and Install ClearIAS Mobile App if not done before.

What is the medium of instruction of ClearIAS classes?

English. ClearIAS is a pan-India platform and hence we use simple English in our lectures. However, as most of the ClearIAS Classes will be PPT based, our lectures should be easily followed by even non-English medium students.

How many devices from which I can attend ClearIAS Classes?

As of now, there are no such restrictions. You can attend ClearIAS Classes on a laptop, mobile or even TV. You can also attend ClearIAS Classes using ClearIAS mobile app.

Do you offer demo classes for me to understand your teaching style?

Yes. You can watch demo classes from the Menu Section. You can also watch demo classes from ClearIAS YouTube Channel.

What is your refund policy?

It is the mission of ClearIAS to provide high-quality classes to our students.

In case of any concerns with the classes, faculties, or mentors, you can email contactus@clearias.com. We shall try to quickly solve your queries and genuine concerns.

No Refund Policy: With respect to our premium classes, exams and other programs, we focus only on serious candidates. To discourage non-serious users to take advantage of our premium courses, we follow a zero-refund policy. Except in cases of double payment, we cannot offer a refund.

Demo Classes: We provide Demo Classes for aspirants to assess the quality of the classes offered by us. Demo classes are provided along with most of the premium packages/courses. Any aspirant is welcome to take Demo Classes for FREE.

Demo Classes are provided with the expectation that aspirants get enough opportunities to assess the features and quality of our platform.

Please read ClearIAS Classes’ terms and conditions carefully before joining any courses, as once the payment is made, you cannot change or cancel the course or plan. Once you make the required payment (fees) for a course, it shall be final and there cannot be any refund.

How long will I get access to my online course if I pay for ClearIAS Courses?

The validity of each course is mentioned in its description. Some courses are valid for 1 year while some courses are valid until the target exam.

Generally, Prelims cum Mains classes are valid until the next UPSC CSE Mains Exam. For example, the Prelims cum Mains course for UPSC CSE 2025 is valid until UPSC CSE Mains 2025.

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