The State Institute for Administrative Careers (SIAC) came to be instituted in 1976.
The objectives of the SIAC may be briefly listed under:-
1. To encourage University Graduates (specially those from the rural areas and more backward sections of society) to seek a career in the higher public services, appropriate to their abilities and potential through competitive examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission;
2. To provide assistance, guidance, training and coaching to enable the intending candidates to prepare themselves academically, for such examination and also develop in them the necessary, personal qualities and attitudes; and
3. To promote and assist the developments, in the Universities and Colleges in Maharashtra of the necessary special interest and competence to further these purposes.