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Welcome to the Centre of Continuing Education
The Centre of Continuing Education has been one of the leading centers of UPSC Civil Services Coaching. Our work encompasses coaching for Preliminary and Mains (Written and Interview) stages of UPSC Civil Services Exam. This year Centre is introducing a new programme -CERTIFICATE IN GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP- for the benefits of Public Service (UPSC) aspirants.


Programme Overview:
The Certificate Course in GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP intends to familiarize the learners’ in different subjects with special reference to India. This will help an individual to appreciate the events of regional/national or even international importance in a refined manner. Apart from that, the learners may able to appear in various competitive examinations conducted by UPSC (IAS/IPS/IFS/IES/CDS/NDA), State Public Service Commissions and other recruitment bodies.

Special Features

  • Teaching and Guidance will be provided by team of experts (Click Faculty Profile)
  • Learning will take place in spacious & air-conditioned class rooms, well equipped with AVs and LCD projectors
  • AC Library and reading hall with vast and varied collection of books, periodicals and magazines (14 hours, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  • Guidance for subjects like Anthropology [UPSC], Gujarati Literature [For UPSC], Public Administration [For UPSC, NET-JRF& Research], Political Science [For UPSC, NET-JRF & Research], Geography [For UPSC, NET-JRF& Research] & History [For UPSC, NET-JRF& Research]
  • Opportunity to interact with successful UPSC candidates/Researchers and with serving/retired IAS/IPS/IRS officers
  • Wi-Fi facility
  • Most affordable fees
  • Cafeteria facility
  • Hostel Facility – Based on availability
  • Infrastructure
  • UPSC CSE Mains qualifying students will be get cash reward


  • Ms. BABITARANI SWAIN [CCE-Roll NO 16R/CCE/017] has secured AIR-401 in the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2017
  • Mr. DEVENKUMAR KESHWALA [CCE-Roll NO: 40/2014-15] has secured AIR-702 in the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2017
  • A candidate has been recommended by the Reserve Bank of India Services Board (RBISB) for the appointment of Officer in Grade 'B' (DR)(OP)-2016. (Roll No: 1105000069)
  • AIR-81 in the Indian Forest Service examination-2016
  • Two candidates qualified for CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES
  • One of the candidates (Roll No: 0398026) qualified to appear UPSC (IAS/IPS/IRS...) Civil Services Interview
  • 22 candidates qualified for UPSC Civil Service Mains – 2016 (18 from 2016 batch & 4 from previous)
  • 4 candidates qualified for physical test of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam.
  • A Girl aspirant has been recommended to Air Force through Air Force Selection Board



Certificate Course in Governance & Leadership
Duration: 8 Months/ 350 hours
Classes: Weekend - [Saturday & Sunday – 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM]
Course Fee: Course Fee: Rs. 43, 000/- (Including Tax) (Deposits Rs. 2,000/- extra)
Minimum Age: No bar
Eligibility: +2
The medium of Instructions: English and Hindi (Not exclusive)
To award Certificate: Minimum 40% is required in the exams conducted by the CCE

Maximum Seats: 120

Eligibility/ Mode of Admission:
First Cum First Serve


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) 20
  Total Hours 350

Note: Includes current affairs in each subject



Dr. S. Venkata Krishnan

  • Asst. Professor & Head CCE
  • UGC NET Qualified for Assistant Professor in three subjects:
    1) Political Science
    2) International and Area Studies
    3) Public Administration.
  • State Topper in SLET Tamilnadu
  • Published/ presented papers in journals and institutions such as
    • Elsevier - Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • International Journal of South Asian Studies (2016)
    • IIM-Bangalore
    • JNU
    • Xavier University
    • Symbiosis International University, Pune (2016)
    • View Full CV Click Here
  • Polity
  • International Relations
  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • India Yearbook, PIB & Current Affairs
  • Science
  • Essay and Answer Writing Skills
  • Interview preparation

Mr. G. Subba Rao
(Retd. IAS, Chief Secretary of Gujarat State)

Author of the books:
  1. Ethics Integrity and Aptitude
  2. Good Governance of India
  3. Writing Skills
  • Comprehension for UPSC Prelims (CSAT) Paper-2
  • Ethics for UPSC Mains GS Paper-4

Mr. Pratik Nayak
(Director, PACE Academy, Ahmedabad)

  • History
  • International Relations

Mr. Ganesa Subramanian
(Director, Ganesh's ias Academy, Chennai)

Polity and General Studies

Dr. Sujata Menon

Author of books:
  • Comprehensive World History for Civil Services
  • Main Exam & Concise History of Modern India for Civil Services Examination
  • History
  • Art & Culture
Mr. Govind Tiwari
Qualified NET in Environmental Sciences Appeared Mains UPSC
Mr. Noorani Science & Technology


Contact Us

Mr. Bhargav Chhatrala
Phone: +91 79 2327 5276
Email: cce@pdpu.ac.in

Centre of Continuing Education
Pandit Deendayal Energy University
Raisan Village, District-Gandhinagar
Pincode-382 007. Gujarat, INDIA
Phone: +91 79 2327 5271/76



Suggested Books & Websites


1. NCERT 6 to 12 Std.
2. India Year Book by Ministry of I&B, Government of India
3. Economic Survey
4. National Book Trust (NBT) Books like

  • Our Judiciary
  • Panchayati Raj in India
  • Our Constitution
  • The making and working of the Indian Constitution
  • Our political system
  • Our parliament
  • Indian Federalism an Introduction

5. Yojana Journal
6. Introduction to Constitution of India – D.D. Basu
7. The Hindu / Indian Express / Times of India
8. One regional news paper like (Gujarat Samachar, Divyabhaskar, Sandesh)



  1. http://india.gov.in/ - National Portal of India
  2. http://www.pib.nic.in/newsite/mainpage.aspx - Press Information Bureau
  3. http://www.isro.gov.in/ - ISRO - Government of India
  4. http://www.mea.gov.in/distinguished-lectures.htm - Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India (Indian Foreign Policy)
  5. http://envfor.nic.in/ - Ministry of Environment and Forest
  6. http://ccrtindia.gov.in/ - Centre for Cultural Resources and Training Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  7. http://www.ndma.gov.in/en/ - National Disaster Management Authority(NDMA), Government of India
  8. http://www.mkgandhi.org/ebks/ - GANDHI E-BOOKS
  9. http://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/ - e-PG Pathshala (e-content in 77 subjects at postgraduate level)
  10. http://www.prsindia.org/ - for Indian polity


Current Affairs


Centre of Continuing Education Announcement:

A New Programme –CERTIFICATE COURSE IN GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP - for the benefits of Public Service aspirants.


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