The Civil Service Institute was founded in January, 1998, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Changanasserry and the dioceses of Pala and Kanjirappally as part of the Inter-diocesan Centre for Human Resources Development.
Civil Service Institute was established to guide civil service aspirants in the most competitive manner. The institute’s mission is to widen and deepen the knowledge base of the candidates, simultaneously brightening their aptitude and skills, so that they become better fit in the nation building and administrative mechanism. From its inception in 1998, the CSIP provides courses and programmes to those attempting the examination at different stages. Coaching for Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview are provided on a time specific format.  The CSIP offers courses and programmes for those who have completed the graduation course as well as for college going students. Orientation programmes are conducted periodically for High school and higher secondary students for career formation. The Civil Service Aspirants Club of the Institute is a permanent interactive platform for students aiming at Civil Services Examination.