About P. G. K. Mandal Trust

H.V Desai Competitive Exam Centre is an institution of “The Poona Gujarati Kelvani Mandal”, our parent body, which is an educational and charitable institution established in 1928. Many premier academic institutions have been established by PGKM in Pune city. It stands tall in public esteem and in the memories of its alumni, many of whom are now prominent figures in government, Bureaucracy business and industry. PGKM’s Institutions aim to develop human resource with right skills and positive attitude and to inculcate such qualities amongst students which help them adapt to rapidly changing global challenges and bring out positive changes in the society.


About H V Desai Competitive Exam Center

It is top institute in Maharashtra dedicated Civil Services Examination, our Centre is located right in the heart of Pune City. Head of the Institute is Mr. Nirav Suratwala, is fondly called as ‘Nirav Da’ by his students. Several hundred students have cleared UPSC & MPSC under his able guidance. His mantra “Never compromise on Quality” has made this institute to be in the forefront in providing quality and value based coaching for future bureaucrats of India.

Around 800 students study in our Centre for various exams conducted by UPSC & MPSC every year. We have a glorious fleet of successful candidates who are serving in different posts in different parts of the country.  



To mould young minds to grow into mentally Strong, physically fit, humane and service-oriented Administrators high on spiritual quotient and integrity.


To Establish Civil Services training institute of national repute, imparting not just requisite knowledge to compete at CSE, but also to inculcate in the aspirants a sense of national pride, democratic values, empathy for common people and a commitment to upholding high standards of integrity, work-ethic and administrative qualities.


  • Shri Chandulal Swaroopchand Shah President
  • Shri Ashokbhai Mohanlal Shah Vice-President
  • Shri Kiritbhai Ramanlal Shah Chairman
  • Shri Janakbhai Natvarlal Shah Secretary
  • Shri Hemantbhai Chandrakant Maniar Secretary
  • Shri Dilipbhai Narayandas Parmar Treasurer
  • Shri Pramodbhai Ghanshamdas Shah Executive Secretary
  • Shri Maheshbhai Ratanshi Dharod Executive Treasurer