UPSC Preliminary Examination Notification 2012:
Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) has released notification for preliminary examinations of civil services on February 4,2012. Examination will be conducted on May 20, 2012 for posts of services like Indian Administrative Service – IAS, Indian Foreign Service – IFS, Indian Police Service – IPS and many other services. Last date for receiving applications is March 5,2012. Applications are available online. Candidates who satisfy the following criteria can apply.
Number of vacancies: 1037
Recruitment for the following services:
(i) Indian Administrative Service.
(ii) Indian Foreign Service.
(iii) Indian Police Service.
(iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
(v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
(vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
(x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
(xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
(xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
(xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
(xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
(xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
(xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
(xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
(xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
(xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra &
Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra &
Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’
Age limit for UPSC Examination
Minimum age of the candidate should be 21 years.
As on August 1, 2012, upper age limit according to the category is
General : 30 years
OBC : relaxation of 3 years
SC/ST : relaxation of 5 years
Minimum Educational Qualification for UPSC Exam
Any degree recognized by university of state/ central board.
How to apply for upsc exam 2012 online :
To apply for UPSC exam 2012 if he is eligible for the exam the candidate should apply online.Applications are available online in http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Last date for receipt of applications: March 05, 2012.
e-admission cards are available for eligible candidates from www.upsc.gov.in, 3 weeks before commencement of the exam.
The selection process for civil services will be done in two rounds. The two rounds are written test and interview. Peopl who qualify in written test can attend for the interview.