UPSC Civil Services Exam

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UPSC CSE (IAS Exam) 2020

Civil Services Examination (also known as the IAS Exam) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) annually.

Highlights of UPSC Civil Service Exam

IAS Exam UPSC Civil Services Examination
IAS Full Form Indian Administrative Service
Conducting Organization Union Public Service Commission
Exam Level All India / National Level
Exam Mode Offline / Pen and paper mode
Prelims 2020 31st May 2020
Mains 2020 18 Sep 2020 (5 Days)
Educational Qualification Graduate Degree (BA BSc BCom BBA BTech MBBS)
Age Limit Min (21 Year) Max (GN 32 OBC 35 SC ST 37 Year)
Maximum Attempts GN 6 OBC 9 SC ST Unlimited
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Exam Pattern Pre (MCQ) Main (Descriptive) Interview (Vocal)
Prelims Paper 1 GS 100 Question in 2 Hours 200 Marks
Prelims Paper 2 CSAT 80 Question in 2 Hours 200 Marks
Mains Paper 1 Essay 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 2 GS I 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 3 GS II 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 4 GS III 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 5 GS IV 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 6 Optional Paper I 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper 7 Optional Paper II 3 Hours 250 Marks
Mains Paper A Indian Language 3 Hours 300 Marks
Mains Paper B English 3 Hours 300 Marks
Interview Exam Personality Test 1 Hours 275 Marks
Preparation Self Study Test Series Coaching
Number of Vacancies Varies every Year (896 in 2019)
Number of Times Conducted Yearly (once every year)
Salary ₹56100 ₹250000
Type of Work Framing and Implementation of Govt Policies

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UPSC IAS 2020 Notification – Pre & Main Exam Date Released

Union Public Service Commission has announced the IAS 2020 exam date. Find below the Notification Date, Preliminary or Mains Exam Date Schedule, Deadline to submit the application form, etc:

As per the official UPSC Exam Calendar, Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2020 will be conducted on May 31, 2020 (Sunday). The Main Exam 2020 will start from September 18, 2020 (5 Days).

Date of Notification February 12, 2020
Last Date to Apply March 03, 2020
Date of Prelims Exam May 31, 2020
Date of CSE Mains Exam September 18, 2020
Date of IFS Mains Exam November 22, 2020

UPSC Civil Services Exam Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Graduation Digree in any Subject

Age Limits

The minimum age to appear for IAS Exam is 21 years. Upper age limit for General category is 32 years, for OBC 35 years, for SC/ST 37 years.

Number of Attempts

The maximum number of attempts permissible for a general category candidate is 6, for OBC 9, for SC/ST unlimited.

Nationality

Indian

Reservation

50%

UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern

The UPSC Civil Service Exam (IAS exam) is conducted in three stages:

  1. Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) – Objective Type
  2. Civil Services Exam (Main) – Descriptive Type
  3. Personality Test / Interview

UPSC Civil Services Exam Syllabus

IAS Exam Syllabus or UPSC Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examination 2020 UPSC Syllabus

UPSC IAS Pre Paper 1 General Studies Syllabus UPSC IAS Pre Paper 2 CSAT Syllabus
UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 1 Syllabus UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 2 Syllabus
UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3 Syllabus UPSC IAS Mains General Studies Paper 4 Syllabus
UPSC IAS Mains Essay Paper Syllabus UPSC IAS Mains English Language Paper Syllabus
UPSC IAS Mains Optional Paper 1 Syllabus UPSC IAS Mains Optional Paper 2 Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services Exam Preparation

UPSC Civil Services Exam Books

IAS Exam Preparation Books

UPSC Civil Services Exam Test Series

IAS Exam Preparation Test Series

UPSC Civil Services Exam Coaching

IAS Exam Preparation Coaching

UPSC Civil Services Exam Posts

The UPSC Civil Services Posts are categorized into two categories: Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’.

Indian Administrative Service is the full form of IAS.

All India Services
(i) Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
(ii) Indian Forest Services (IFoS)
(iii) Indian Police Services (IPS)
Group ‘A’ Services
(i) Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
(ii) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
(iii) Indian Audit and Accounts Service
(iv) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
(v) Indian Defence Accounts Service
(vi) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
(vii) Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
(viii) Indian Postal Service
(ix) Indian Civil Accounts Service
(x) Indian Railway Traffic Service
(xi) Indian Railway Accounts Service
(xii) Indian Railway Personnel Service
(xiii) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force
(xiv) Indian Defence Estates Service
(xv) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)
(xvi) Indian Trade Service
(xvii) Indian Corporate Law Service
(xviii) Indian Revenue Service (CBEC)
Group ‘B’ Services
(i) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer’s Grade)
(ii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service
(iii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service
(iv) Pondicherry Civil Service
(v) Pondicherry Police Service

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