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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.

Special Features

  • Teaching and Guidance will be provided by team of experts
  • 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
  • Guidance for subjects like Political Science [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



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

Sasiganandhan K has qualified Indian Forest Service Exam-2016 and secured All India Rank – 81 (UPSC Roll No.: 207126, CCE Roll No.: 16R/CCE/082)

  • Three Candidates qualified in the Civil Services Exam and secured AIR: 67, ARI 213 & AIR: 464 (CSE – 2020)

    Name: Vasu Jain (AIR - 67)
    UPSC Roll No.: 0820746
    CCE Roll No.: 18CCE108

    Name: Nirja Anish Shah (AIR - 213)
    UPSC Roll No.: 0502056
    CCE Roll No.: 18CCE090

    Name: Babitarani Swain (AIR - 464)
    UPSC Roll No.: 1027486
    CCE Roll No.: 16R/CCE/017, CCEA170119 (Taken admission 2 times)

  • Two Candidates qualified in the Civil Services Exam and secured AIR: 140 & AIR: 538 (CSE – 2019)

    Name: Akarshi Jain (AIR: 140)
    UPSC Roll No.:0116370
    CCE Roll No.: CCEA170146

    Name: Barot Hiren Jitendrabhai (AIR: 538)
    UPSC Roll No.: 0101232
    CCE Roll No.: 2014-15/59

  • Three Candidates qualified for Civil Services personality test (Mains - 2019)

    UPSC Roll No.: 0101232
    CCE Roll No.: 2014-15/59

    UPSC Roll No.: 0831633
    CCE Roll No.: 18CCE108

    UPSC Roll No.:0116370
    CCE Roll No.: CCEA170146

  • Four Candidates qualified for Civil Services Exam (Prelims – 2019)

    UPSC Roll No.: 0101232
    CCE Roll No.: 2014-15/59

    UPSC Roll No.: 0831633
    CCE Roll No.: 18CCE108

    UPSC Roll No.:0116370
    CCE Roll No.: CCEA170146

    Name: Pranay
    CCE Roll No.: 2014-15/34

  • One Candidate recommended for Indian Navy through CDS (I)-2019

    Name: Achal D Joshi
    CDS Roll No.: 100478
    CCE Roll No.: 19CCE014

  • One Candidate qualified CDS Mains 2020

    CDS Roll No.: 0101714
    CCE Roll No.: 20CCE009

  • One Candidate qualified for Civil Services Prelims Exam (2018)

    UPSC Roll No.: 107639
    CCE Roll No.: CCEA170044

  • Two Candidates qualified for GPSC Class I & Class II officers (GPSC 2018-19)
    Sr. No. Name Rank Roll No. for Exam CCE Roll No.
    1 Mr. Hiren Jitendrabhai Barot 07 101012339 2014-15/59
    2 Ms. Drashti Pankajbhai Shah 41 101006829 16W/CCE/015

  • Six Candidates qualified for GPSC Class I & Class II Interview (GPSC 2018-19)
    Sr. No. Roll No. for Exam CCE Roll No.
    1 101012339 2014-15/59
    2 101006829 16W/CCE/015
    3 113124022 CCEA170137
    4 131291659 2014-15/93
    5 101012220 16Re/CCE/05
    6 127243388 Interview Guidance

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Polity
  • International Relations
  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • India Yearbook, PIB & Current Affairs
  • Science
  • Essay and Answer Writing Skills
  • Interview preparation


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


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