‘IAS HOTSPOT’ is the brainchild of eminent educationalists and technologists like Dr. Sarin P IAAS (former Deputy Accountant General of Kerala and Karnataka, a motivational speaker, a top-notch Quizzer and Quizmaster), P.P Fasal Rahman (Eminent Civil Service Trainer & former faculty member- Institute of Career Studies and Research, Career Analyst), Gopakumar M (a former TCS employee, an eminent Civil Service Trainer) and Arjun R Shaankar (An author, columnist, Civil Service Trainer)
Dr. Sarin P, IAAS – Executive Director
He is a 2009 batch Civil Service officer and cleared the exam in his very first attempt. He is the former Deputy Accountant General of Kerala and Karnataka. He resigned from the coveted service in 2016 to follow his passion of mentoring the ‘GenNext’. He is a doctor by profession and is an alumnus of Government Medical College Kozhikode. He is one of the top-notch Quizzer and Quizmaster and has bagged numerous national level laurels and acclaim in prestigious championships
ARJUN R SHAANKAR – The Mentor-in-Chief
Author of the History book – ‘From Cattles to Battles till the Break of Colonial Shackles.’ Active in the field of Civil Services training for last 10 years with good teaching experience in various reputed Civil Service Academies of India. He is a columnist and Writer at Deccan Chronicle and Asian Age. Expert faculty in Indian History, Cultural History of India and Current Affairs.
P P Fasal Rahman – Academic Director
Career analyst, eminent educational consultant, reputed Civil Service trainer and former faculty member, Institute of Career Study and Research. Core areas: Science & Technology, Ecology & Environment and General Mental Ability.
Gopakumar M – Administrative Director
An IT professional turned Civil Service exam trainer. He worked in TATA Consultancy Services for 12 years in multiple and varied capacities like leader, manager, consultant and operations head. He come with more than 10 years of experience in corporate training as well as students and faculty training for multiple schools and colleges across Kerala. Geography, Economics and Public Administration are his forte.