newsAdmission to Coaching Classes for UPSC Civil Services Examination (PCM 2023-24  Batch)


clickProvisional Selection List of the Entrance Test held on 30/4/2023, for admission to PCM Regular batches – 2023-24

clickKSCSA Entrance Test PCM 2023-24 Answer Key

Instructions for Admission

The selection list published is provisional and subject to verification of certificates.

 The candidates included in the selection list shall contact the respective centres for verification of certificates and admission before 20-05-2023.

Wait listed candidates may contact after 22-05-2023 to ascertain their chance of admission. 

Instruction for Fee payment

The candidates selected under the GENERAL Quota in all the centres are requested to remit the prescribed fee of Rs. 49,200/- only (Tuition Fee – Rs. 40,000/- + GST @18% – Rs. 7,200/- + Caution Deposit – Rs. 2,000/-) through the SBI Payment Portal on or before 31/05/2023.  PLEASE SELECT PAYMENT CATEGORY AS “COURSE FEE – PCM” in the payment portal.

A facility for payment of fee in installments is available to the students belonging to BPL Category.  Eligible students who wish to avail this facility may contact the coordinators concerned for more information.

The candidates selected under the SC or ST Quota of all the Centres and MUSLIM MINORITY Quota at the Institute of Career Studies and Research, Ponnani and completed their verification at the respective study centres are requested to remit the CAUTION DEPOSIT of Rs. 2,000/- only through the SBI Payment Portal on or before 31/05/2023.  PLEASE SELECT PAYMENT CATEGORY AS “CAUTION DEPOSIT” in the portal. 

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Admission Notification

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. 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. Final year Degree students for the year 2022-23 can also apply. They shall produce certificate/ provisional certificate during admission).

The integrated coaching classes for Prelims-Cum-Mains (PCM) – Regular Batch is scheduled to be commenced at its  centres, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Ernakulam, Palakkad, Ponnani (ICSR), Kozhikode, and Kalliassery (Kannur District)  in June 2023.

On-line applications for the Entrance Test can be submitted using the link given below upto 28.04.2023, 5 PM. Registration fee for the Entrance Test (Online Payment) – Rs.200 /-

Applicants have to qualify themselves for admission through an Entrance Test. The Entrance Test is scheduled to be conducted  on 30.04.2023, from 11 am to 1 pm, at its respective centres. Venue of Entrance Examination will be announced later.

Name and address of the study centres are as follows.

Venue is subject to change, but, within the district only.

District Centre
1 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala State Civil Service Academy      O/o Centre for Continuing Education Kerala,
Anathara Lane , Charachira, Kowdiar P.O.
Phone No.0471-2313065, 2311654, 8281098864
2 Kollam TKM Arts and Science College, TKMC P O,
Karikode, Kollam
Phone No. 8281098867
3 Ernakulam KSCSA Sub-centre,
Aluva Metro Station
Phone No.8281098873
4 Palakkad KSCSA Sub-centre,
Victoria College Campus Palakkad
Phone No. 0491-2576100, 8281098869
5 Malappuram Institute of Career Studies and Research (ICSR),
Easwara Mangalam.P.O, Karimpana, Ponnani
Phone No. 0494-2665489, 8281098868
6 Kozhikode KSCSA Sub-centre,
West Hill UP School Campus Chungam.P.O, Kozhikode
Phone No. 0495-2386400, 8281098870
7 Kannur KSCSA Sub-centre, Mangad, Kalliassery.P.O, Kannur
Phone No. 8281098875


A selection list will be published based on the score of the Entrance examination and availability of seats.


Course Fee
Tuition Fee  Rs.  40,000/-
GST (18%) Rs.    7,200/-
Caution Deposit (Refundable) Rs.    2,000/-
Total       Rs.  49,200/-


Topics covered for the Entrance Test (objective type questions):
Syllabus – UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination
Mental Ability 10 Questions
History 15 Questions
Geography 15 Questions
Science and Technology 5 Questions
Economics 15 Questions
Indian Constitution 20 Questions
Ecology & Environment Science 20 Questions
Total 100 Marks (100 x 1)
No Negative mark for wrong answers.


Reservation of Seats:

10% seats are reserved for students belonging to SC/ST communities for regular batches in all the centres.

In the case of KSCSA, Kalliassery Centre, 51% of the total seats are reserved for SC communities.  If  SC students are not available, the vacant seats will be filled from ST community students.

In the case of ICSR, Ponnani, 50% of the seats are reserved for students from Muslim minority community.

Students selected under reservation category should produce original caste certificate at the time of admission.  The students selected under the reservation category are not required to remit the tuition fee and GST.  If no sufficient students are available in the reservation category, KSCSA will be at the liberty to admit students from other categories.

100 students who are economically weak are eligible for fee reimbursement.  Notification for selection to this scheme will be issued separately after admission process of the academic year is closed.  Students who are entitled for benefit under SC/ ST and Muslim Minority community reservation, do not come under this privilege.


Admission Schedule for PCM 2023-2024

  • Commencement of online registration for Entrance Test : 03. 04. 2023
  • Last date for registration for Entrance Test : 28. 04. 2023, 5 PM
  • Registration fee for Entrance Test (on-line payment) : Rs. 200/-.
  • Date of Entrance Test :  30.04.2023 (11 am to 1 pm)
  • Date of Publication of Selection List : 03.05.2023, 5 pm       
  • Date of Commencement of online remittance of Course Fee :  Will be announced soon
  • Last date for remittance of Course Fee : Will be announced soon
  • Date of Commencement of classes : 01. 06. 2023     



Step 1. Click the Registration Link given below.

Step 2.  Click ‘Login’. The Candidates registering for the first time  click  ‘Sign Up’ option in the login page.

Step 3. Provide the required details and create a password having at least  8 characters. Please remember this password for all future login.

Step 4. Go to Login page and sign in

User id – mobile number

Password – created by the candidate in step 3.

Step 5. In the login page click ‘Courses’ and then ‘Prelims Cum Mains (PCM)’ then ‘Apply’.

Step 6. Fill the required fields and upload a recent passport size photo of minimum size of 20 kb and maximum size of 100 kb.

Step 7. After successful submission a Register Number will be generated and displayed. Please note this for all future purpose. The Registration Number can also be visible at the ‘Application Details’ in your profile page.

Step 8. Then go to login page and click ‘Payment’ option.

Step 9. Pay the ‘Application fee – PCM’ using the Register Number generated in the step 7.

Step 10. After Successful payment a receipt will be generated. Take the printout of this receipt for future reference.

In case the payment status is displayed as ‘pending’ due to any technical problems, you can check the status using ‘ Transaction History’ option available on the top side of the payment page.

Candidates are requested to visit the website frequently for regular updates


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Successfully registered candidates can download their Hall Ticket for the Entrance Test scheduled to be held on 30.04.2023 from their Profile Page in the Registration Portal – under Application details.

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