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If you are looking for more information about SFG, read below. 

What is SFG?

  • Select Focus Group ( SFG ) is a small group of students who are selected by ForumIAS every year for coaching them to clear the UPSC Prelims Examination. Every single candidate selected, and retained in the group has cleared the Prelims examination in the
  • 200 Students will be selected for the Select Focus Group, who will be required to report at 7AM everyday five days a week to write an hour long test based on a pre-planned syllabus , followed by discussion on the same, at no additional cost.
  • Candidates who are unable to make it to the SFG, will be maintained in a Reserve List, who can also write the tests, but will not be allowed to take classes.
  • Tests are conducted daily and results are provided within 12 hours of test with Name and Rank list for candidates and parents to evaluate their daily performance. On the basis of rankles, about 50% of bottom performing students from SFG are migrated to the reserve list on a weekly basis, and an equal number of students from reserve list ( RLG) are moved into SFG.
  • Every month, the bottom non-performing students are eliminated from the program to maintain the quality of competition.
  • Students who are enrolled in any other program of ForumIAS are eligible to apply for the entrance test.

Application Procedure

  • Admission to the SFG and RLG are based on the rank of the candidate in the merit list of the SFG Entrance Test. Students can apply for the program by registering for the Entrance Test by paying a fee of Rs. 250. Candidates can register by visiting the offline center or by visiting
  • The candidate must appear for the entrance test to be held on February 3, subsequent to which he / she will be admitted to the Select Group or the Reserve List. The candidate must pay the monthly fee as per the group he / she is allocated.

Fee Structure & Details

  • The course duration is of four months and fees is charged on a monthly basis. Fees for the full duration of the program cannot be paid at one go.
  • Candidates selected for SFG will have to pay a monthly fee of Rs. 1100 and those in the reserve list will have to pay a monthly fees of Rs. 1800. Fees are to be paid once the candidate is selected for the program. A fee of Rs. 100 is to be paid additionally for the I-Card.

About ForumIAS ForumIAS Academy is a New Delhi based coaching institute, that continuously innovates to increase the level of competence of candidates preparing for Civil Services. This is done by enforcing strict discipline, focus and motivation among students. You can read how it has helped candidates secure Rank 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11 in Civil Services Examination 2018. Women Candidates have secured Ranks 4, 56 in CSE 2016 and Ranks 12, 39, 40 , 122 in Civil Services Examination 2017. You can read their testimonials at Note :

  • Admissions to the SFG / RLG Group will only be on the basis of merit position of the candidate in the entrance test. Entrance Test will be held on February 3. Candidates must register for the SFG2 Entrance Test by visiting the website before 5PM, January 31st.
  • No admission will be granted to the candidate without appearing for the Entrance Test

For any SFG/RLG  related query please drop a mail at sfg@forumias.academyFor Noticeboard : CLICK HERE