Thirteen students of Delhi-based Crescent Academy have been
finally selected in the Indian Administrative Services, (IAS),
Examination, 2012 and thereby chosen as the Civil Servants of
The credit of this accomplishment goes to the resolute efforts,
benefaction and enthusiastic support of Hazrat Maulana Mohammad
Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi.
It may be stated here that 19 students had successfully cleared
the Main Exam of IAS Examination, 2012. In the Prelims (first
stage) 30 students were successful.
Till date the academy with its limited infrastructure and
resources, but through its innovative-cum-interactive sessions &
consistent test practices has been able to produce more than 100
IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, judges and State civil servants throughout the
In the IAS cadre in 2011 fifteen (15) candidates were selected
from the Crescent Academy while in 2010 ten (10); in 2009 nine
(9); in 2008 ten (10) were selected to be IAS officers. In 2007
six, in 2006 and 2005 three each were selected. While, in the
State Civil Services Examinations 21 candidates have been selected
The IAS is one of the elite and the most prestigious services
under the Government of India. The recruitment for this honoured
service is annually conducted by the Union Public Service
It may be pointed out here that Crescent Academy is a division of
Maulana Abdur Rahim Educational Trust, established with a vision
of providing proper guidance and training to the Civil Services
aspirants with special emphasis on creating a sound academic
environment. It was started, over a decade ago, by Maulana
Mohammad Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, a great spiritual personality,
academician and social activist of north India.
It goes without saying that the civil servants play a pivotal role
in shaping up the course of the country. It is, therefore, the
primary objective of the academy to prepare the students for
cracking this exam along with inculcating in them moral and human
values so that they may prove themselves as unbiased, humane and
efficient bureaucrats and administrators.
According to Maulana Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, who is also a member
of the Consultative Group for Empowerment of Minorities, Planning
Commission of India, the new aspirants who want to appear in the
examination of the elite services can visit the Crescent Academy’s
website www.cacademy.org for details.
It may be noted here that Prof. Ziaul Hasan, retired Principle of
Aligarh Muslim University Polytechnic, Aligarh and Mohammad Iqbal Khan, Director of Crescent Academy, Delhi, are the
pathfinders of establishing, guiding and training the aspirants of
various competitive examinations countrywide. They have lent their
long academic and administrative experience of producing various
Civil and Judicial servants for the services of the nation, And,
it is a matter of pride that the Academy has succeeded in
achieving its objective in such a short span of time.