LBSNAA Training Period, Fees & Other Things IAS Aspirants Should Know About
Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration is an institute which is located in Mussorie, Uttarakhand. It was started by Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant in 1958 to focus on the development of the upcoming IAS officers. People from all over the country come to this academy to nuture their skills and become impactful officers. The institute also conducts Civil Service Foundation Programme.
The institute was formerly known as National Academy of Administration and in 1958 the then Union Minister Pandit Govindji announced that the government will set up an academy to guide the future officers. The Ministry of Home Affairs decided to combine the IAS Training College in Delhi and IAS Staff College in Shimla to form LBSNAA in the Charleville Estate of Mussorie. The institute has been function under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Griviences, and Pensions since 1985.
Like other institutes this is also well equipped with all required facilities to make the residents comfortable. It has WiFi all over the campus. You will also find computer halls, lecture halls and the Sampoornanand auditorium for the cultural programs. It also looks for the fitness of the people, so it has cycling paths, gym, football grounds, hockey grounds, basketball court, tennis court and many more facilities. The library here is named as Gandhi Smriti which has over 1.65 lakh books. The residents have up to two seater accomodation along with telvision, telephone and other basic services. Medical services are also available within the campus.
Now let's talk about the day in the institute. It begin from 6am. The trainees either go for exercise or take a jog, one can also go for horse riding. They are given an hour to get ready and have their brekfasts. The classes begin from 9am till 5pm. There are around 5-6 sessions in a day which are for 55 minutes each. Then from 5pm to 7pm there are different co-cirriculum activities allocated to the trainees like trekking etc. Dinner is served at 8pm and then they have free time to socialise.
There is no particular training fees taken by the institute, instead the trainees are paid a stipend which ranges from 35k to 40k which includes all the deductions like mess charges, accomodation, water, electricity, uniform and more. The monthly accomodation charges including water and electricity is around 350 per person for single occupancy and 175 per person for double occupancy.