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About UPSC - Civil Services Exam
IAS / IPS is a dream career of many students but they think that this career is to be chosen after graduation. It is true that eligibility criteria for Civil Services Examination is graduation, but preparation for that exam is ideally to be started early alongwith school / college.
The Civil Services Exam popularly known as IAS Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of India’s prestigious and not surprisingly one of the toughest examinations. 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 (IRIS) and several other GROUP A & GROUP B Central services.
If I qualify Civil Services Exam, what post I may get?
LIST OF CIVIL SERVICES FOR WHICH COMBINED EXAMINATION IS HELD
Indian Administrative Service.
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Foreign Service.
Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Police Service.
Post of Assistant Security Commissioner, in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) Group ‘A’
Indian Trade Service, Group “A” (GR.III)
Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’
Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’
Nationality: Citizen of India. (Subjects of Nepal, Bhutan & others are eligible for posts other than IAS, IPS)
GENERAL: 21 to 32 years. (Age is calculated as on 1st August of the year of the examination)
O.B.C (Non-creamy Layer): 3 years relaxation (21 to 35 years)
SC/ST: 5 years relaxation (21 to 37 years)
Ex-serviceman: 5 years relaxation
Minimum Educational Qualifications: The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Physical Standard: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Civil Services Examination as per guidelines given in Appendix-III of Rules for Examination published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary.
How many number of attempts are allowed?
GENERAL: 6 attempts
O.B.C.(Non-creamy Layer): 9 attempts
SC/ST: Up to 37 years No limit
Physically Handicapped (General): 9 attempts
What are the stages of Civil Services Examination?
(2) Main (Written)
(3) Main (Interview)