Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Saidai S. Duraisamy's Manitha Neyam IAS academy will conduct an entrance test on June 5 to select students for a nine-month free coaching programme for the preliminary examinations in 2011.

A press release from Ma. Vaavoosi, the academy's director, said the test would be conducted in Chennai, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Karur, Tiruchi, Madurai, Aruppukottai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil and Chidambaram. Curricula for the entrance test are available on the official website of the academy.

Those who are interested in writing the entrance test can register themselves at www.saidais.com. The last date for submitting the application is May 20. After May 25, the applicants can download their hall ticket from the website. They have to affix their photographs and get attestation from government officials.