Entrance Exam For Civil Service
UPSC stands for Union Public Services Commission.For recruitment to IAS,IPS,IFS etc UPSC conducts prelims and mains examinations.It conducts this exams for group A and for group B services through online.
- A candidate must be an Indian citizen for indian administrative service.
- A candidate must be an Indian citizen or a citizen of nepal or a subject of bhutan or a tibetan for indian foreign service and other services whose intention is permanently settling in india.
- Candidates age should be greater than twenty one years and less than thirty years.
- For SC/ST candidates,upper age limit is relaxed upto five years.
- For OBC candidates,upper age limit is relaxed upto three years.
- For defense services candidates,upper age limit is relaxed upto three years.
- Students who are graduated from a recognized university are eligible for this exam.
- Students who are studying their final year or who are waiting for results of final year are also eligible for this exam.
This exam has two papers which are given in below.
1)Paper I for general Studies :
In this,the questions asked from the topics of General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change from environment concepts,from general science,Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc from economics,History of India and Indian National Movement from indian history etc.Total no.of questions are 100 of 200 marks which are completed in 2 hours .There is negative mark of 1/3 isallotted.
2)Paper II for Civil service aptitude test :
In this,the questions from the topics of Comprehension,English Language Comprehension,Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability,General Mental Ability & Basic Numeracy,Decision Making & Interpersonal Skills.Total marks are 80.For each correct answer,2.5 marks are alloted.There is negative marking also of 1/3 marks for each wrong answer.
Exam dates :
1)Preliminary Exam: 19th May 2013
2)mains Exam 2013: 01th December,2013
- Apply the application form through online website of http://www.upsconline.com
- There is no fee of application form for female candidates and for SC/ST/physically handicapped candidates.
- Male candidates must pay the fee of 100/-
- Official websites is http://www.upsc.gov.in.