The Academy for Administrative careers of University of Mumbai was established in 2003 with the objective of providing academic facilities to the students of aspiring for administrative careers. The academy aims at creating awareness and interest among the students about civil services, and ensure that an increasing number of youth from Maharashtra gets represented in the services as the academy has been conducting coaching/training programmes for the civil services examination for all students.
Academy aims at taping the talent in students, encouraging them to appear for civil services examination and helping them to improve their preparation for the examination. It also aims at inculcating, in them, the culture of serving the community as a whole.
Part XIV of the Indian Constitution, devoted to the Civil Services under the Union & the State, deals with the recruitment and conditions of services of the All India Services, mode of appointment, functions etc, of the UPSC and state Public Services commission subject to provisions of the constitution, parliament is empowered to regulate the recruitment & conditions of the Civil Servants.
Civil services assume high honour and recognition apart from challenges and job satisfaction. Civil servants play an important role in making suggestions to the policy makers and implementing the polices made by the government. Therefore, it assumes a prime media for services to the nation and the human society as a whole.
Young graduates set with such high objectives and goal for civil services need proper guidance for preparing these examinations. In view of the fact that to promote/inculcate good thoughts for human quality, meticulous planning and confidence amongst the students of the University for high quality job opportunities, the University of Mumbai has established this Academy for Administrative Careers for providing guidance to the candidates aiming to appear for Civil Service Examinations conducted by UPSC, New Delhi.
It has been observed that during the time of preparation, the most challenging task for a candidate is to find good materials in a single place. It is a very time consuming and cumbersome affair for them. So to sort-out this problem, The Academy has good collection of study material from various authentic sources in the form of books, magazines reports etc in addition to the huge collection of books and reading material in Jawaharlal Nehru Central Library of the University and internet facilities to access huge resources and study material.
One of the greatest advantage for joining AAC will be the sanctum sanctorum of any academic institution i.e library. The University library is one of the largest library in the city having approx 14 lakh books & 700 journals and other modern facilities.
A list of following few important journals useful for Civil Services aspirants available in university library will reveal the richness of this resource materials for the candidates.
Personality study & group behavior
Journals of chemical education
Indian Journal of chemistry
Facts for you
Journal of Higher Educational
TERI informational Digest
Economic & political weekly
International year book for Geography
Down to earth
Journal of Rural development
Trends in Biotechnology
Electronics for you
Science & Culture
Academy for Administrative Careers
Room No.4, 1st Floor, J.P. Naik Bhavan,
Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098
- Conducting Trainings, seminars, workshops. For UPSC / MPSC Civil Services examination.
- Conducting remedial courses for under privileged group of society.
- Conducting short term coaching courses for NET/SET examinations
- Conducting crash courses for specific target groups.
Criteria: Any degree/ Appeared for final exam of degree.
Dr. Suresh Maind
Associate Professor and Director