About Us

About Rao’s Academy

Rao’s Academy for Competitive Exams (A unit of RACE) established in April 2022 to primarily focus on preparing UPSC & MPPSC aspirants to face the exceedingly challenging exam and emerge successfully. The courses aim at offering comprehensive and in-depth value – additions to tackling the Prelims, Mains as well as the Interview.

Why Choose Us

In-Service officers will address the aspirants on a variety of subjects and will share their field experiences. Panel discussions and debates will be organized on a variety of subjects. Mock Interviews with senior IAS/IPS and other officers will be conducted. Chapter-wise and topic-wise tests will be conducted and analyzed in detail. Experienced faculty will deliver detailed and systematic lectures and will also clear queries of aspirants.

Full length Model tests will be conducted to thoroughly prepare the aspirants to face the exam paper with confidence. These papers will be analyzed in detail. Newly inducted officers will give practical and useful inputs on all aspects of the examination.

Our Promise


Our foremost priority is to provide qualitative, systematic and focused coaching.


To follow a robust and encompassing curriculum for the benefit of the students.


To invite senior IAS/IPS/IFS/IRS officers to share experiences and to mentor our students.


To bring on board newly selected IAS/ IPS/IRS officers to give guidance & tips on how to clear the exam.


Special lectures and talks by eminent personalities from various fields for motivation, inspiration and confidence building of aspirants


Providing the best and the most experience faculty who will be able to teach, guide and mentor students all the way.

Our Strategy


Best faculty from reputed institutes of the country.


Timely completion of syllabus


Officers mentorship program


19 text books covering all subjects.


Daily news bulletin on important topical issues on social media handles.


Mock Interviews will be conducted by eminent panelist including IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS officers, lawyers, psychologists, professors & academicians.

Must Know About our Driving Force

DR. M. Mohan Rao, IAS


About DR. M. Mohan Rao

Dr. Mohan Rao, allotted to Madhya Pradesh cadre in 1987 has completed a highly successful and inspiring journey as an IAS officer.

After serving for 5 years in Raipur district, he went on to serve as Collector of Seoni and Dewas districts, General Manager, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, NHDC, Commissioner of Food and Civil Supplies, Social Justice, Sericulture, SC and ST Welfare, Sports and Youth Affairs, Panchayat and Principal Secretary to the Hon. Governor of MP. He retired as Addl. Chief Secretary in the state.


In addition to various initiatives for the upliftment of the marginalised sections of society, as Collector of Dewas he pioneered the Water Conservation program. In addition to developing various water conservation structures, he successfully created the Dewas Model of Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting Filters. He transformed this initiative into a mass movement and succeeded in increasing the ground water level significantly.


First Prize at India International Trade Fair for Dewas Model of Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting Filters.

Prime Minister’s Award for developing E-Portal Samagra, bringing all welfare schemes under one umbrella.

Special award for outstanding work in the sensitive area of rehabilitation and resettlement of Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar Projects.


To provide excellent and qualitative coaching to aspirants.

To guide and mentor aspirants throughout their journey in the Academy. To prepare the aspirants academically and mentally to face the competitive exams with full confidence and competence.

To propel the Academy to scholastic excellence and a portal of trust and success.

About Ms. M. Aruna Mohan Rao

An IPS Officer of 1987 batch, she is a well known police officer in the state of Madhya Pradesh. She has earned a name for herself with her dedication, strictness, hard work, sensitivity and empathy.

After a successful stint as ASP and Addl SP of Raipur district, she served as Superintendent of Police in Narsingpur district for almost three years. She also rendered valuable service as SP of Raise district, SP Rail Indore, DIG of Fire Services, DIG of Hoshangabad Range, IG Lokayukt, Inspector General of Rail and AJK. On promotion as Addl DG, she was the architect of a newly created branch of Crime Against Women. She set up a robust system both at the Headquarters as well as at the district level. Extensive awareness efforts, outreach programs helped to create a positive environment for women, girls and children across the state. Concerted efforts led to a large number of convictions especially of death sentences.


Indira Priyadarshini Award for outstanding service to society.

President’s Medal for Meritorious Service.

President’s Medal for Distinguished Service.

CMs silver disc for outstanding work during Simhasta Kumbh Mela at Ujjain.


To share experiences and to motivate aspirants towards success in various competitive exams.

To provide insightful and focused coaching.

To create an environment of quality, authenticity, reliability and validation in the Academy.

Ms. M. Aruna Mohan Rao, IPS

Director Academics

M. Tanmay Rao


About M. Tanmay Rao

It is almost every youngsters dream to become an IAS/IPS/IRS/IFS officer as these are the most coveted positions in our country. Along with an established credibility, I feel the services offer an individual, enormous opportunities to innovate, introduce, initiate, conceive and pioneer many programs for the welfare of society at large and also for the marginalised sections of society.

I firmly believe that if an aspirant is given precise and focused guidance, tips and mentorship they can easily become members of the “Steel frame of India” as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel said.

I will endeavor to establish a direct communication with the aspirants of our Academy and will always be available for any help or redressal of any issue. Best wishes to all the aspirants.