StepUp Mentorship Programme for UPSC 2025

by Vajiram & Ravi

Date of Commencement

15th May 2024




Rs. 85,000/ (Incl. GST)- 15% off for Ex-Vajiram Students

StepUp 2025 is a 1.5 year long, four-layered UPSC mentorship program. An IAS/IPS topper will mentor you through a tailored personalized strategy that matches your learning style and preparation needs. This comprehensive program covers all stages of preparation, from course coverage to UPSC skills like answer writing, note-making, and the development of analytical and critical thinking skills.

Centered on strategic, target based, and outcome oriented preparation, your mentors will ensure every preparation gap is addressed, and learning loops closed, positioning you two steps ahead of the competition for a Top 50 IAS rank in 2025.

StepUp Mentorship Programme for UPSC 2025

4-Layered IAS Mentorship Programme - StepUp 2025

Get an IAS/IPS Topper as your UPSC Mentor for the next 1.5 years. It took multiple attempts and a Mentor to crack UPSC for these rankers.


Why do you need StepUp Mentorship for UPSC?

Our Stepup Mentorship Programme helps you in quick identification of preparation gaps followed by strategic mentorship interventions ensures timely course corrections, keeping your preparation on the right path.

  • Personalized Learning Path:
    • Tailored strategy and hand-holding based on your learning style, daily study hours, educational background, and previous attempts, ensuring a uniquely crafted path.
  • Adaptive to UPSC Trends:
    • Continuous alignment with UPSC's evolving trends and patterns, keeping your preparation relevant and cutting-edge.
  • Expert Insights:
    • Access to tried-and-tested strategies from highly experienced mentors and UPSC Toppers, with a wealth of UPSC wisdom.
  • Focused Study Plan:
    • Holistic preparation with a planned approach, covering the entire UPSC syllabus with a mentor by your side in a time-bound manner, ensuring multiple revisions and timely assessments.
  • Skill Mastery and Accountability:
    • Learning essential UPSC skills like answer writing, note making, and critical thinking through mentorship, with an accountability system for consistency and long-term success. 
  • Flexible Learning Environment:
    • The program offers a hybrid mode, allowing aspirants to engage with their assigned mentors both in-person at the institute and virtually through video conferencing or telephonic calls.

Features of UPSC Stepup Mentorship Program

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  • Four-layered Mentorship: The StepUp Mentorship is structured through four essential stages, refining your preparation:
    • First layer: One to One Personalized Mentorship by an experienced Vajiram’s mentor with extensive interview expertise.
    • Second layer: Comprehensive monitoring by Mr. Sajal Singh and Ms. Richa Sharma.
    • Third layer: Expert Assistance from Vajiram and Ravi’s faculty for Prelims, Mains, Essay, and Current Affairs.
    • Fourth layer: Strategic mentorship by an accomplished IAS/IPS topper, offering insights from a successful perspective.
  • Personalized Study Plan:
    • Your assigned mentor will collaborate with you to create a tailored timetable and strategy, considering your unique strengths and weaknesses. The study plan includes weekly, monthly, and quarterly targets to ensure consistent progress.
  • Group Mentoring Sessions:
    • Engage in sessions covering vital topics like Note Making, Revisions, Goal Setting, Accountability, Habits, and Time Management. Access specifically curated workbooks for Note Making and Articulation enhancement.
  • Thematic Videos on High-Yield Areas:
    • Explore videos delving into complex issues and questions, covering micro-topics comprehensively to develop concise and fortified notes.
    • Thematic Workbooks for both Prelims and Mains Preparation
  • Current Affairs Module Course:
    • The SMART Current Affairs Programme addresses significant news and contemporary developments sourced from various newspapers, such as The Hindu, Indian Express, Economic Times, PIB, Yojana, and Kurukshetra Magazine. 
    • Three classes per week, daily quizzes, and a monthly recital magazine.
  • Essay Module Course
    • 12 Essay Classes and four tests for practice and improvement.
  • CSAT Sessions: Benefit from special CSAT sessions sharing tips and tricks to enhance your reasoning, aptitude, and comprehension skills.
  • Prelims CAMP: Our rigorous Prelims CAMP, designed on the Teach cum Test Model, provides comprehensive coverage of the UPSC Syllabus through:
    • 48 General Studies sectional Tests (50 questions each)
    • 8 CSAT sectional tests (40 questions each)
    • 2 Full-length General Studies Tests (100 questions each)
    • 2 CSAT Full-Length Tests (80 questions each)
  • Mains Test Series: Engage in Mains Test Series with 30 tests, 8 sectional tests, and 4 full-length tests.
  • Exclusive Access: Gain exclusive entry to the Vajiram and Ravi Students Portal, offering additional resources. Access Step UP Prelims Quick revision material for high-yield areas. 

How Does Stepup Mentorship Programme Work?

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Our StepUp Mentorship Programme is divided into four phases:

  • Phase 1: Foundation (May 2024- October 2024)
    • This phase is meant to build a strong foundation for the exam by covering the General studies syllabus in an Integrated manner for both Prelims and Main Examination. The activities will include curating personalized Study plans for holistic coverage of syllabus, answer writing, note making & Current Affairs consolidation. 
  • Phase 2: Integration (November 2024- February 2025)
    • This phase will serve as a Transition period where preparation for Mains will continue but along with shifting Gears for the Prelims Examination. 
    • The focus will be on Syllabus completion, Answer writing, Note Making along with increased Emphasis of reorienting strategy to tackle prelims examination. 
    • The activities will include answer writing along with feedback and evaluation, Prelims mock tests, making linkages between topics, developing analytical skills, and refining notes. 
  • Phase 3: PReX “ Prelims Exclusive” (February 2025- May 2025)
    • This phase is meant to revise the entire syllabus for the Prelims and focus on the areas of improvement. 
    • The focus will be on intensive Prelims focused preparation, covering the important topics, and solving as many questions as possible. 
    • The activities will include solving mock tests, revising notes, identifying weak areas, and strengthening them. 
  • Phase 4: MeX “ Mains Exclusive” (June 2025- September 2025)
    • This phase will help you impress the examiners, showcase your knowledge, and express your views effectively in the exam.
    • Focus of this Phase is to strategize syllabus completion and Notes Consolidation from Mains Examination point of View. Major Emphasis is on the development of Articulation and Answer Writing Skills. 
    • The activities will include writing tests, answer writing enhancement, value addition, and critical feedback from the Mentors.

“Mentorship is like your personal GPS for UPSC prep. Always showing you the most effective, precise and shortest path to your destination, i.e. IAS in 2025”

Sajal Singh

Program Director, StepUp Program


Both Offline and Online

Admission Details

  • Complete the Admission Form
  • Upload a clear passport size photo
  • Upload your ID Proof
  • Upload PAN card of the aspirant or parent
  • Pay fees online (Kindly check the online transaction limit with your bank)

Modes of Payment

  • Net Banking (Preferred)
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • UPI
  • Demand Draft


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