INSTITUTE AND RESOURCE PERSONS
All India Civil Services Coaching Centre at Chennai is the only Institute in the State which is run by the Government of Tamil Nadu to coach candidates belonging to Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe to enable them to write the Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC.
In the year 1966, Pre-Examination Training Centre (PETC) was established to train SC, ST candidates and in the year 1971 Special Training Institute (STI) was established to train BC, MBC, DNC candidates. Both the Institutes were merged and renamed as All India Civil Services Coaching Centre in the year 2000.
The Institute is headed by The Principal, and it functions under the control of the Director and Director General of Training, Anna Institute of Management, Chennai-28.