All India Civil Service Coaching Centre (AICSCC) released its notification on August 28, 2019. AICSCC Notification 2020 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 free hostel and free food.
This notification is to provide coaching for Civil Services Preliminary Examination to be conducted by UPSC on 31 May 2020.
- Free Food
- Free Classes
- Free Hostel
- Library Access with tons of books and Newspapers
- Study Halls to read
AICSCC Notification 2020:
Last Date to Apply: 16 September 2019
Entrance Exam Date: 13.10.2019 (Sunday).
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Answer Key can be downloaded on October 14, 2019. Subscribe to our Website to receive answer key in your mail
Duration: Two hours – 10.30 AM – 12.30 PM.
Download Hall Ticket on 07 October 2019
Final Results: 25 October 2019
Part-Time 29 October 2019
BC / BC(M) / MBC / DNC – 30 October 2019
SC/ ST/ SC(A) / DA/General Category – 31 October 2019
Types of Classes
Vacancies in AICSCC Notification 2020:
|Community||Full-time (Residential)||Part-time (Non-residential)|
|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. Final Year students cannot apply as they won’t have a degree certificate. Students doing 5-year integrated courses cannot apply until they get completion of the degree. But Students who have finished their college just now and having a provisional certificate can apply.
Your certificate should have been obtained before the last date to apply (Before 16/09/2019).
Age limit (as on 1-8-2020):
Physically challenged: 21 to 42 years.
->Free Hostel will be provided for the Full-Time Students.
-> No boarding facility for part-time students
-> Full Time: Free food – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Snacks in Evening. Coffee/Tea during Morning and Evening.
->Part Time: Free Food for dinner – five nights a week and two meals on
Saturday and Sundays.
|Students Category (Community)||Caution Deposit|
only) (Non Refundable)
|Candidates belongs to|
|OC Candidates only||3000||1000||4000|
Class timings mentioned in AICSCC Notification 2020:
|Batch||Weekdays||Weekend (Sat & Sun)|
|Full Time||10 AM to 5 PM*||– (Depends)|
|Part Time||6:30 PM to 8:30 PM||10:30 PM to 5:30 PM|
*Three classes per day and Each class will be for 2 hours
Coaching will be given for six months.
New rule in this year notification is “Attendance of classes is compulsory.” Usually Candidates who have already started preparing for civil service exam can only clear this entrance exam. They won’t turn up to classes and just stay in hostel rooms. This is the usual happening. So only few people attend the classes conducted in seminar hall. To avoid such behaviour Principal have added this rules for this year. Have to wait and see how he would be able to implement this rule.
Procedure to Apply:
Offline Mode: They haven’t mentioned this in this year’s notiifcation. So there might be only online mode. If there are any changes I would update in our website.
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 20 Exam Centres in 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
Books suggested by AICSCC:
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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