Civil Services Exams (CSE)


The Civil Services Exam popularly known as IAS Exam is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) every year. It is a combined exam to recruit officers into Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Audit and Accounts Services, Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) and several other Group A & Group B Central services.

All India Services officers i.e., IAS and IPS officers are given state cadres after the selection. The cadre controlling authority of IAS is Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances, Government of India. The IPS cadre is controlled by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Overall, the IAS officers as District Collectors play a major role in the administration of the country.

Year-wise data of candidates applying, appearing & qualifying Civil Services Exam is given in tabular form:

CSEApplied for
CS(P)
Appeared for
CS(P )
Qualified & Appeared
for CS(M)
Qualified Mains
& Appeared
for Interview
Selected
20137,76,6043,24,27914,1783,0011,122
20149,47,4284,46,62316,2863,3031,363
20159,39,7634,63,41814,6262,7971078
201611,35,9434,59,65915,4452,9611099
201710,00,000
(Approx)
5,50,000
(Approx)
13,3662,568990
20188,00,000
(Approx)
3,00,000
(Approx)
10,468