a) Civil Service Preliminary cum Mains Course (PCM )
This course is intended for degree completed students. Admission to the PCM course will be offered in June every year. Admission will be given on the basis of the candidate’s score in the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted in the month of May. Classes for June batch will be from June to April (succeeding year). This Course is held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Muvattupuzha, Palakkad, Ponnani (ICSR), Kozhikode and Kalliassery sub centres of the Academy. The fees for PCM course is Rs 49,200/- (Fees – Rs 40,000/- + GST – Rs 7,200/- + Caution Deposit – Rs. 2,000/).
b) Optional Subject
Classes for the Optional subjects will be held simultaneously with the June and September PCM batches. Optional subjects will be offered only if there are a minimum number of takers for a particular subject. At present Political Science & International Relations, History, Sociology, Geography, Malayalam and Public Administration are some of the optional subjects being offered in the academy. The fees for the optional subjects is Rs. 11,800/- (Fees Rs 10,000/- + GST Rs.1,800/-).
c) Two Year Civil Service Course
This course is intended for college – going students. Students studying in Arts & Science / Professional colleges for undergraduate or postgraduate courses can seek admission to this course, which is being offered at KSCSA, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Idukki, Muvattupuzha, Palakkad, Ponnani (ICSR), Kozhikode, Kalliassery and Wayanad sub centres. Classes are held on all Sundays and Second Saturdays from 9 am to 4 pm. The integrated PCM will be split into two modules, the first module will be taught in the first year and the second module in the second year. Fees for the first year is Rs 17,700/-(Fees Rs 15,000/- + GST Rs 2,700/- ) and for the Second Year is also Rs 17,700/-(Fees Rs 15,000/-+ GST Rs 2,700/- )
d) Civil Service Foundation Course (FC)
This course is intended for the students of +1 and +2 classes. Foundation Course classes are held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Muvattupuzha, Trissur, Palakkad, Ponnani (ICSR), Kozhikode, Kalliassery and Kasargod sub centres of the Academy between 9 am and 1 pm on Sundays. Development of communication skills, General Knowledge, Current Affairs and awareness about the world at large plus basic information on civil services core subjects will form part of the curriculum. Classes will begin in the third week of June and will end in the last week of March. Fees for the course is Rs 5900/- (Fees Rs 5000/-+ GST Rs 900/-)
e) Talent Development Course (TDC )
This course is intended for the students of the high school classes (Std VIII, IX &X ) bearing in mind the Academy’s policy “to catch them young and watch them grow”. The course is designed to help the young minds improve their communication skills, General Knowledge, mental ability and awareness about the world around them, so as to equip them to face the challenges in the competitive world. This course is held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Muvattupuzha, Trissur, Palakkad, Ponnani (ICSR), Kozhikode, Kalliassery and Kasargod sub centres of the Academy. Classes for TDC are held once a week on Sundays, for four hours. Fees is Rs 3540/-(Fees- Rs 3000/- + GST Rs 540/- )