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Our teachers have the unique potential to create an intriguing, enthralling and enriching environment in the classes. This ensures optimum time utilization to yield amazing results.


Ajay Srivastava

  • Polity, Governance and Public Administration

Ajay Srivastava has been associated with ALS for the past 12 years. He brings a vast and varied experience along with expertise in a number of areas including the optional of Public Administration and important areas of General Studies like Indian Polity, Governance and Indian economy. Having had a formal technical background in electrical and electronics engineering and a specialisation in Governance, he carried with him a comprehensive multi- disciplinary understanding on various issues that helps in constructive engagement with students. He also supports them in their personal and interpersonal transformation through his expertise.


Arunesh Singh

  • Economics

As a faculty of Economics, Arunesh Singh has been guiding the Civil Services aspirants since 1998 and has been associated with ALS for the past 16 years. He has an MA in Economics from Allahabad University. His command over the subject and an exceptional capacity of simplifying the difficult concepts of economics in an easy-to-understand way has made him very popular among aspirants. He has authored several books in both English and Hindi medium for civil services aspirants.


Alok S JHA

  • History, Art and Culture

Alok S. Jha graduated from Delhi University in History and pursued LLB from Campus Law Centre (Delhi University). He has been guiding students in different areas of General Studies and History Optional for the last 16 years. Having experienced the whole process of Civil Services Examination from very close quarters as an aspirant, he could not resist himself from entering into the field of ‘Coaching’. He has also authored several books on History like Indian Culture, Art and Heritage–An Illustrated Journey, A Brief History of the Modern World and its Hindi translation, ‘Vishwa Ka Itihas’.


Shweta Singh

  • Social Issues and Sociology Optional

Shweta Singh has been associated with ALS for the past 8 years, guiding Civil Services aspirants in Sociology Optional and important areas of General Studies like Social Justice and CSAT (Reading Comprehension). She did her Post Graduation from the University of Delhi and LLB from Campus Law Centre (Delhi University). Her deep knowledge and passion for teaching are unmatched. She loves to interact with students and sharing new thoughts and ideas for analysing and catering to the challenging needs of this exam. She ensures that each student has absolute clarity on the topics that they discuss together and ensures that they leave her class better prepared and confident.


Dr. Shashi Shekhar

  • General Science and Geography

Dr. Shashi Shekhar has a PhD in Physics and is a name to reckon with amongst Hindi-medium UPSC aspirants for the last 18 years. He conducts classes for Geography Optional and important areas of General Studies like Geography and General Science. A teacher par excellence, he explains the difficult concepts of Geography in a way that helps students understand it better. He pays special attention to the linkages between the topics as well as with contemporary events. He believes in interactive learning and regularly interacts with the students to clear their doubts and help their understanding and comprehension.


Dr. Sanjay Pandey

  • Science and Technology

Dr. Sanjay Pandey (PhD in Environmental Science) has invested around 20 years of his life in accumulating experience and command over the domain of Science and related Technology, Environment, Disaster Management, and different aspects of day-to-day Current Developments. He considers himself a learner in pursuit of knowledge and believes in sharing it with his students which make his classes lively, dynamic and examination-oriented. He has proven himself as an excellent mentor for Civil Services examination enjoying a national repute.


Rishi Bhargav

  • Maths, Reasoning and CSAT

Rishi Bhargava has extensive teaching experience in the field of Civil Services preparation. He teaches Civil Services Aptitude Test (General Mental Ability and Logical & Analytical Reasoning) at ALS Shalimar Place. His educational background (M.Phil. in Mathematics) enables him to develop a sound understanding of mathematical concepts and explain things simply and clearly, which is evident from his unique way of teaching. He has developed methods and techniques for solving questions in the quickest possible time and has helped countless students in mastering them.

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