Admission to Coaching Classes (2020-21) for UPSC Civil Services Examination

Kerala State Civil Service Academy (KSCSA) invites applications for the Entrance Test
conducted by the Academy for admission to coaching classes for UPSC Civil Services
Examination. Civil Service aspirants having the qualification fixed by UPSC for
requirement to Indian Civil Services can apply for the Entrance Test. The integrated
coaching classes for Prelims-cum-Mains (PCM) is scheduled to commence at its Main
Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, and its FIVE major sub-centres at Kollam (TKM Arts &
Science College), Palakkad, Kozhikode, Ponnani (ICSR) and Kalliasseri (Kannur Dist)—
in July 2020.

On-line applications for the Entrance Test can be submitted through the website Applicants have to qualify themselves for admission through Entrance
Test, for admission to any batch. The Entrance Test is scheduled to be conducted on
11.07.2020 at the venue as listed below in this notification. (Subject to change based on
restrictions imposed by Government from time to time in connection with containment
of Covid-19.) Candidates have to choose their batch as detailed below: Choice of Regular
batches among Early Morning/Morning/Afternoon shifts will be allotted based on
selection of their optional subject.


Regular Batches Early Morning 7 am to 10 am (Monday to Friday)
Morning 10 am to 1pm (Monday to Friday)
Afternoon 2 pm to 5 pm (Monday to Friday)
Evening 6 pm to 9 pm (Monday to Friday)
Weekend 10 am to 5 pm (Saturday & Sunday)

Admission Schedule for PCM 2020-2021

(Subject to change based on restrictions imposed by Government from time
to time in connection with containment of Covid-19.)

Commencement of online registration for Entrance Test : 24. 06. 2020, 11 am
 Last date for registration for Entrance Test : 08. 07. 2020, 5 pm
 Registration fee for Entrance Test (on-line payment) : Rs. 200/-.

 Date of Entrance Test : 11. 07. 2020, 11 am to 1 pm
 Date of Publication of Results : 14. 07. 2020, 2 pm
 Date of Commencement of online remittance of
Course Fee : 15. 07. 2020
 Last date for remittance of Course Fee : 28. 07. 2020
 Date of Admission/Counselling : 27. 07. 2020 to 28. 07. 2020

Date of Commencement of classes

Early Morning Batch : 29. 07. 2020, 7 am
Morning Batch : 29. 07. 2020, 10 am
Afternoon Batch : 29. 07. 2020, 2 pm
Weekend Batch :01. 08. 2020, 10 am
Evening Batch : 29. 07. 2020, 6 pm

Venue for Entrance Test

No. Name & Address of the Centre Venue for Entrance Test

Phone : 0471-2303065, 2311654, 8281098864, 8281098865, 8281098867
Government Women’s College,Vazhuthacad. Thiruvananthapuram.
Kerala State Civil Service Academy

TKM College of Arts & Science Campus
Karicode, Kollam, PIN 691005
Phone: 0474-2967711, 9446772334
Academy Campus,
TKM College of Arts & Science
Kerala State Civil Service Academy

(Behind Govt. Victoria College)
Ayyapuram PO., Palakkad
PIN 678 001, Phone: 0491-2576100, 8281098869
Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad
Institute of Career Studies & Research, Karimpana,
Easwaramangalam PO.
Ponnani, Malappuram District,
PIN 679573, Phone: 0494-2665489, 8281098868
Institute Campus, Ponnani
Kerala State Civil Service Academy

Chungam PO., West Hill. Kozhikode.
PIN 673005, Phone: 0495-2386400, 82810988
Kerala Govt. Polytechnic College,
West Hill, Kozhikode
6KALLIASSERY (Kannur Dist.)
Kerala State Civil Service Academy

Mangad, Kalliassery P.O., Kannur.
PIN 630562, Phone: 8281098875
Academy Campus, Centre of
Excellence Building, Mangad
Note: The classes at Kerala State Civil Service Academy,
Thiruvananthapuram will be conducted at Ambedkar Bhavan, Govt. Press
Compound, Mannanthala, Thiruvananthapuram.

Topics covered for the Entrance Test (objective type questions):

Syllabus – UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination

Mental Ability10 Questions
15 Questions
15 Questions
Science and Technology
5 Questions
15 Questions
Indian Constitution
20 Questions
Ecology & Environment Science20 Questions

Course Fee

Tuition Fee Rs. 40, 000/-
GST (18%)Rs. 7, 200/-
Flood Cess 1% Rs. 400/-
Caution Deposit (Refundable)Rs. 2, 000/-
Total Rs. 49, 600/-

Fee has to be remitted in full at the time of admission
(One-time payment)

10% seats are reserved for students belonging to SC/ST communities for regular
batches. Students selected under reservation category should produce original caste
certificate at the time of admission.

100 students who are economically weak are eligible for fee exemption. The students
selected under this category should produce their income certificate from the Village
Officer concerned, at the time of admission.

Students of ICSR, Ponnani, who are entitled to benefit under Minority and SC/ ST community and students of all the other centres who are entitled to benefit under the SC/ST reservation status, do not come under this privilege.

Note on admission at Institute of Career Studies and Research (ICSR), Ponnani – 50%
of the seats at ICSR are reserved for students from minority community and 10% seats
for SC/ST community.

The students selected under the reservation category are not required to remit the tuition fee and GST.

Separate hostel facility is available for boys and girls at ICSR.

How to Apply

General Instructions for On-line Registration
 This on-line registration facility allows you to submit the application form for registering
as a candidate for the entrance test, to qualify for admission to the PCM 2020-21 batch,
conducted by the Academy at its centres – Thiruvananthapuram, Ponnani (ICSR),
Kozhikode, Palakkad, Kalliasseri and Kollam.

 Please ensure your eligibility as per the eligibility conditions prescribed by
UPSC for appearing for the Civil Services Examination. (The candidate must
hold a degree of any of the approved Universities)

 Please note that your application will be filed successfully only after you have completed
the application form with all the required details and paid the application fee.

 Candidate is allowed to submit only one Application Form. Multiple
Applications of a candidate are liable to be rejected.

 Please read the Admission Notification carefully.

On-line registration for Entrance Test for admission to Prelims-cum-Mains
(PCM) 2020-21 Batches (Regular, Evening and Weekend) – at
Thiruvananthapuram, Ponnani, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Kalliasseri and Kollam

Procedure for Registration

  • See the links below the heading “Register for Entrance Test – PCM 2020-21” in the home page of
  • Read the General Instructions carefully.
  • Those who are registering for the first time must go to “NEW USER SIGN UP”
  • Complete the registration form.
  • Click “REGISTER” button for getting your Register Number.
  • The Register Number will be displayed on the screen. Note down the RegisterNumber. The register number is required for login to the second step.
  • Click “Proceed for Payment” button. The site will be redirected to “State BankCollect of Centre for Continuing Education Kerala” page of
  • After making the payment, logon again, using “REGISTERED USER LOGIN” andprovide the “Payment Reference Number” (SBI Collect Reference No.), you receivedafter making payment and Payment Date. (You can also proceed to payment fromthe Home Page, if not made in the first step)
  • Click “SAVE” button for completing the registration process and take a print out of theAdmit Card. The Admit Card can be printed any time using the Registered User Login.
  • Bring the Admit Card duly affixed with a recent passport size photograph tothe venue of entrance examination along with a valid photo ID proof forverification. The candidates should appear for the test at the Exam Centrechosen by them at the venue

Application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Admission to the coaching programme of PCM 2020 Batch is restricted to those
candidates who are selected based on the entrance test scheduled to be held on
11/07/2020 at the respective venues. (Subject to change based on
restrictions imposed by Government from time to time in connection
with containment of Covid-19.)

Important Links


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