Vidya Sagar Shastri Memorial IAS Study Centre




The premier institute is the oldest Civil Services institute in Northern India. It is run by the Founder & Director Sh. Vinod Sharma, who has more than 37 years of experience in the field of teaching. He is popularly referred to as"The best teacher of Civil Services preparation" in the whole of India & twice recipient of "Punjab Rattan Award".

The centre is known by various names such as Sharma ji's IAS Study Center of Patiala, Vinod Sharma's IAS Study Center and as Vidya Sagar Memorial IAS Study Center. They all mean one and the same. Late Sh Vidya Sagar Shastri was Vinod Sharma's father in whose memory he has named this center.

Besides this, more than 1000 students of this prestigious institute have made it to IAS, IPS, PCS & Allied services and are currently holding very high portfolios in bureaucracy all across the country.

In 2018, our student Sachin Gupta secured 3rdrank in IAS exam conducted by UPSC.

  • In 2019, 10 students of our centre made it in the merit list of the UPSC IAS exam.
  • 65-70 questions in UPSC IAS 2019 exam directly from Sharma Sir's class.
  • 300+ marks in Sociology Mains Exam assured.
  • 15 students selected in Punjab PCS in June 2019 result.

Some of our previous Alumni



IAS Top rankers of the Institute


Mr. Ashutosh Jindal - 1st rank in 1995
Mr. Ankur Garg - 1st rank in 2002
Ms. Guneet Tej Gill - 2nd rank in 2006

  • Mr. Anirudh Tiwari
  • Mr. Dinkar Gupta
  • Mr. Ranjiv Garg
  • Ms. Ranjana Handa
  • Ms. Mona Gupta
  • Mr. Vikas Partap
  • Mr. Sudhir Garg
  • Mr. Ravjot Grewal
  • Mr. Vivek Gogia
  • Mr. Gagandeep Singh
  • Dr. Mona Gupta
  • Dr. Simi Gupta
  • Mr. Amit Singla
  • Mr. Sanjay Goyal
  • Ms. Monica Sharma
  • Ms. Maninder Kaur
  • Mr. A S Chhatwal
  • Mr. Mandeep Tuli
  • Ms. Poonam Rai
  • Mr. Amitpal Singh
  • Mr. Rajesh Kumar
  • Mr. G S Sahota
  • Ms. Baljit Kaur
  • Dr. Baljit Singh
  • Mr. Charanjit Brar
  • Mr. Anurag Goel
  • Mr. Rohit Gupta
  • Mr. Rajbir Singh
  • Mr. Hargovinder Dhaliwal
  • Mr. Kunal Aggarwal
  • Ms. Dhanpreet Kaur
  • Ms. Sugandha Sharma
  • Ms. Promila Gupta
  • Ms. Ambika Sharanjit Kaur
  • Ms. Baldeep Kaur Bedi
  • Mr. Kamaljit Singh
  • Mr. Rahul Dhawan
  • Mr. Ashish Kundra
  • Mr. Anil Garg
  • Mr. Rajesh Kumar
  • Dr. Naveen Aggarwal
  • Ms. Nazuk Kumar
  • Dr. Sanjay Goel
  • Ms. Amaneet Rattan
  • Ms. Ekroop kaur
  • Ms. Preeti Joshi
  • Mr. Nitin Bansal
  • Mr. Sandeep Malik
  • Mr. Atul Handa
  • Mr. Sachin Mittal
  • Mr. Pradeep Kumar
  • Mr. Manoj Kaushik
  • Mr. Sahil Mishra
  • Mr. Ashim Kumar
  • Mr. Vinod Garg

Facilities Provided


  • Personal & holistic coaching to every candidate
  • Regular classroom tests & in-depth discussions
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Interactive lectures and discussions
  • More than 85-90 questions of IAS & PCS preliminary general studies are discussed in the classroom
  • All coaching of IAS/PCS Preliminary, Mains & Interview are provided under one roof
  • Preliminary study includes both General Studies & CSAT
  • Mains include General Studies Mains(Paper 1,2,3,4) & Optional subjects (History, Sociology & Political Science)

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Vidya Sagar Shastri Memorial IAS Study Centre,
Near 22 No. Phatak, Bhupindra Road, Patiala

+91-9501765500, 0175-2200522, +91-9316205539