All India Civil Service Coaching Centre (AICSCC) released its notification on December 10, 2020. AICSCC Notification 2021 clearly says applications are invited from candidates from Tamilnadu only.
AICSCC previously known as State Training Institute (STI) is a government of Tamilnadu run institution which provides UPSC civil service exam coaching nearly at free of cost (Rs.1000/year for OC Students and free for OBC, SC, ST) with the free hostel and free food.
This notification is to provide coaching for Civil Services Preliminary Examination to be conducted by UPSC on 27 June 2021.
What’s New because of Corona:
- Full Time classes are separated into two 1) With Accommodation and 2) Day Scholars
- Free Food
- Free Classes
- Free Hostel
- Library Access with tons of books and Newspapers
- Study Halls to read
AICSCC Notification 2021:
Date of Notification: 10 December 2020
Opening Date of Online Registration: 11 December 2020
Last Date to Apply: 28 December 2020
Entrance Exam Date: 24.01.2021 (Sunday).
Duration: Two hours – 10.30 AM – 12.30 PM.
Answer Key can be downloaded on January 25, 2021. Subscribe to our Website to receive answer key in your mail
Download Hall Ticket on 18 January 2021
Types of Classes
1) Full time 2) Part-time
Full time are classified as Residential and Day Scholars
So what is the difference between Full Time day scholars and Part time aspirants?
There is no clear mentioning of such differences. Based on undergoing mains coaching, it seems to be the following
|Type of Class||Classes||Hostel Facility||Food|
|Full Time – Accommodation||Weekdays – Full Day||✅||✅|
|Full Time – Day Scholar||Weekdays – Full Day||⛔||✅|
|Part Time||Weekdays – Evening|
Weekends – Full Day
Full Time day scholar aspirants can attend the day classes and have to leave to home at night whereas Part-Time aspirants can attend the evening and weekend classes and have to leave to home at night.
Vacancies in AICSCC Notification 2021:
Government of Tamilnadu maintains this Institute. So, reservations will be provided for Backward class people and Scheduled Castes.
|Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyinar)||18||08|
|Most Backward Classes||40||18|
|Backward Classes (Muslim)||07||03|
Denotified Castes will be included under Most Backward Classes. Here Other communities have been mentioned instead of General Category, which means Even If someone from Backward Classes scores the first mark they won’t be selected under other communities. Not more than 24 Backward classes aspirant will be selected for part-time classes.
Educational Qualification can be any Degree from a recognized University.
Age limit (as on 1-8-2021):
OC: 21 to 32 years.
BC/MBC/DNC/BC(M): 21 to 35 years.
SC/ST/SC(A): 21 to 37 years.
Physically challenged: 21 to 42 years.
The aspirants who have already taken full-time courses cannot apply again. Those who have studied already but in Part-Time classes can apply for Full-time/part time courses.
->Free Hostel will be provided for the Full-Time – Accommodation Students.
-> No boarding facility for part-time students
-> No Clear detail for Full Time Day Scholars. First, they may officially refuse to allot rooms but later they may allow staying in the hostel.
-> Full Time: Free food – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Snacks in Evening. Coffee/Tea during Morning and Evening.
|Students Category (Community)||Caution Deposit|
only) (Non Refundable)
|Candidates belongs to|
|OC Candidates only||3000||1000||4000|
Full-time Classes Students- Rs. 1000/- only for the entire course. Only Students from Other Category have to pay this fee. 100% free for OBC, SC, ST aspirants. Part-time classes students – Rs. 3,000/- only for the entire course. Deposit amount – Rs. 3,000/- have to be paid by both the residential candidates and the Non-residential candidates. This will be returned after UPSC Prelims examination only if you attend the 2021 Prelims.
Class timings mentioned in AICSCC Notification 2021:
|Batch||Weekdays||Weekend (Sat & Sun)|
|Full Time||10 AM to 5 PM*||– (Depends)|
|Part Time||6:30 PM to 8:30 PM||10:30 AM to 5:30 PM|
*Three classes per day and Each class will be for 2 hours
Procedure to Apply:
Online Mode: In order to register online (FREE OF COST) for the entrance examination for AICSCC (Preliminary) Examination ‐ 2021.
All India Civil Services Coaching Centre 2016,
163 / 1, P.S. Kumarasamy Raja Salai, (Greenways Road)
R.A. Puram, Chennai – 600 028
Entrance Examination Centres:
Entrance Exam will be conducted on 13 Districts mentioned below.
Syllabus for the Entrance Examination:
- History of India and Indian National Movement
- India and World Geography
- Indian Polity and Governance
- Economic and Social Development
- General Science
- Current Events
- General issues on Environmental Ecology, BioDiversity and Climate change.
- English and General Aptitude
Click here to read the official Notification in English
Click here to read the official Notification in Tamil
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Books suggested for Entrance Exam:
1) Newspapers – The Hindu / TOI / Indian Express
2) Journals – Yojana, Kurukshetra
3) India Year Book – Government of India
4) Current Affairs: Monthly Booklets
History of India & Indian National Movement
1) NCERT – History Books – 6th – 12th std.
2) Indian Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra
3) India Since Independence – Bipan Chandra
Geography ( India and World)
1) NCERT – 6th to 12th std.
2) Physical Geography – G.C. Leong
3) Atlas – Oxford / TTk/ Blackswan
1) ICSE (Books) 11th & 12th Std
2) Environment Survey – MoE
Indian Constitution and Governance
1) NCERT 9th to 12th (Part – 1)
2) Indian Polity – M. Laxmikant
3) Introduction to the Constitution of India – D.D Basu
India and World
1) NCERT – 12th (Part – 2)
Social and Economic Development
1) NCERT – Eco. 9th ,11th, 12th (Macro)
2) Economic Survey of India & Budget
1) NCERT -6th to 10th std
Civil Services Aptitude Test ( CSAT)
1) CSAT Manual – TMH/Pearson
2) Cracking the CSAT Paper 2 – Arihant
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