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Kingmakers IAS Academy Successfully Hosted the Dr Kalam Excellence Awards 2023 and Celebrated its 10th Anniversary

Chennai, 11th June 2023: Kingmakers IAS Academy, a pioneer in comprehensive coaching for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) examinations, is thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of the prestigious Dr Kalam Excellence Awards 2023. The grand ceremony, held on Sunday, 11th June 2023, recognized the exceptional students who triumphantly cleared the civil service exams, marking a significant milestone in their journey towards becoming accomplished IAS officers.

The event was a momentous occasion as it also marked the celebration of KingMakers IAS Academy’s 10th Anniversary, coinciding with the outstanding achievements of its students who successfully cleared the highly competitive civil services exams. The academy took immense pride in highlighting the exceptional accomplishment of its student Ishitha Kishore, who secured the coveted All India Rank 1. This remarkable achievement underscores the dedication and perseverance demonstrated by the academy’s students, who overcame immense challenges to emerge victorious in one of India’s toughest examinations.

The civil services exam is renowned for its rigorous nature, demanding unwavering commitment and determination from aspirants. Kingmakers IAS Academy has played a pivotal role in transforming aspiring individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from economically disadvantaged rural areas, into accomplished IAS officers. Through comprehensive training programs, exceptional faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities, the academy has empowered these students to achieve remarkable success. This year alone, the academy witnessed 151 candidates clearing the civil service exam, contributing to a total of 650+ successful candidates in the last decade.


The Dr Kalam Excellence Awards served as a testament to the extraordinary efforts and commitment demonstrated by these exceptional students. The prestigious ceremony was a celebration of their remarkable journey, from determined aspirants to successful civil servants. During the event, the academy honored and felicitated around 30+ candidates who displayed outstanding performance and emerged as shining stars in the civil service exams.


Expressing his joy and pride, Mr. Boominathan, the driving force behind KingMakers IAS Academy, said, “I congratulate Ishitha Kishore and all the successful candidates for their remarkable achievements. At KingMakers IAS Academy, we believe in nurturing talent and providing the best possible guidance to our students. We remain committed to our mission of transforming aspirants into successful civil servants and contributing to the betterment of our nation.”

Speaking on the occasion of the academy’s 10th Anniversary, Mr. Boominathan added, “On this momentous occasion, as we rejoice in the exceptional achievements of our aspirants, including the outstanding All India Rank 1 achiever, I am filled with humility and profound gratitude. This remarkable milestone reaffirms our commitment to nurturing talent and empowering dreams. Together, we have created a legacy of excellence, and I extend my heartfelt gratitude to every student, faculty member, and supporter who has been part of our incredible journey.”


Congratulating the Academy on successfully entering its 11th year, Mr. Annamalai, TamilNadu BJP President and Former IPS officer expressed his admiration, stating, “A significant proportion of successful candidates in the Civil Service exams of 2022 have emerged from KingMakers IAS Academy. This feat is particularly noteworthy as it includes several individuals who secured positions among the top 10 All India Toppers.”


The Dr Kalam Excellence Awards ceremony was graced by the presence of more than 50 eminent personalities, including renowned individuals from the civil service and various fields across India. Distinguished guests such as

🌟 C RANGARAJAN – Former Governor RBI

🌟 PADMA SUBRAHMANYAM – Classical Dancer, Padma Bhushan Awardee, President Nrithyodaya

🌟 MM RAJENDRAN – Former Odisha Governor

🌟 G PRAKASH IAS – Commissioner Archives

🌟 G BALACHANDRAN IAS – Former Additional Chief Secretary of West Bengal

🌟 DGP S. R. Jangid (Rtd)

🌟 DGP PC Dogra (Rtd)

🌟 DGP Mourya (Rtd)

🌟 T K Viswanathan Secretary General (Rtd), Lok Sabha

🌟 Arun Prasad IES Ministry of labour and Employment


The presence of these distinguished guests highlighted the significance of the awards and the incredible achievements of the awardees. Their success stories undoubtedly inspired and motivated future generations of civil service aspirants.


About Kingmakers IAS Academy: Kingmakers IAS Academy is a leading institution in providing comprehensive coaching for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) examinations. With a proven track record of transforming aspirants into successful IAS officers, the academy is renowned for its exceptional training programs, experienced faculty, and commitment to nurturing talent. Started in 2013, the academy takes immense pride in being the only one of its kind, the founder along with a team of service-minded IAS and other Civil Service Officers who wholeheartedly committed to the best interests of every aspirant associated with them throughout their journey of becoming civil servants. The academy has revolutionized IAS training by introducing the concept of “IAS training by IAS officers.” With a team of experienced faculty and a commitment to the best interests of every aspirant, the academy has earned the trust and admiration of students from Chennai and across India.

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