All India Civil Services Coaching Centre, an unit of Anna Institute of Management, functions with the principal goal of promoting the needs of the young aspirants from Tamil Nadu to take up IAS, IPS, IFS etc. The Pre-Examination Training Centre established in the year 1966, to train SC/ST candidates and the Special Training Institute established in the year 1971 for Backward Class and Most Backward Class candidates were merged and renamed as All India Civil Services Coaching Centre in the year 2000.
The new Centre at ‘Kanchi’, 163/1 P.S. Kumarasamy Raja Salai, R.A. Puram was built in the year 2012 at an estimated cost of Rs.10.14 crores, extending about 50843 sq.ft with 3 floors. Every year 325 aspirants (225 - Residential & 100 Non-Residential) undergo intensive, result-oriented, free-coaching with free boarding and food for Preliminary Examination and 225 candidates for Main Examination conducted by UPSC. Model Personality sessions are also organized for the candidates who have cleared the Mains Examination to face the UPSC Personality Test board. From 2000 to 2019, 747 candidates from this Institute have taken up various all India Civil Services.
The Institute is headed by The Principal, and it functions under the control of the Director and Director General of Training, Chennai-28.
Dr. V. Irai Anbu, I.A.S.,Chief Secretary, Director, AIM&DGT
S. Rajendran,Additional Director General of Training (FAC)
Dr.D.Thangarajan,M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D., Principal
Courtesy the Government of Tamil Nadu for creating the right ambience, All India Civil Services Coaching Centre offers, three levels of coaching to the aspirants from less privileged background with free boarding and food to prepare for the most prestigious and competitive examination conducted by UPSC.
The Institute provides the aspirants an all embracing knowledge to make them enter into the Indian Administrative Service and related services. For this various measures are taken to enable them to achieve their target by conducting different programmes like – inspirational lectures, knowledge based class room teaching, testing sessions, issue - based discussions, and hands-on experience of personality test conducted by UPSC.