What is Civil Service?

Civil Services are jobs directly related to public service and are widely considered the most prestigious in India. UPSC conducts Civil Service Exams for Central Government job vacancies while the respective State Public Service Commissions like GPSC fills the State

What all services are included in Civil Service Exam?

(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’.

What is the Preliminary Test?

There are two papers in Civil Service Prelims Examination. The questions are objective in nature with the provision of negative marking. The two papers are:   General Studies Paper 1 [which deals with subjects like History, Polity, Economics etc.] General

How much is the cut-off for Prelims Exam?

The cut-off varies every year. Every year the number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total approximate number of vacancies. Since last many years it has been around 12000-15000

What is the Main Examination?

The mains stage is subjective in nature as the answers have to be written on paper. The Examination consists of 9 papers. Marks of 7 out of these 9 papers will be counted for final ranking, while 2 papers will

What is the eligibility to appear for this Examination?

Students must be degree holders or graduates (degree recognized by UGC) to appear for this Examination. Indian students holding a foreign degree need to ensure that their degree is accredited or recognized by UGC. There is no minimum marks requirement.

Is there any attempt limit in the exam?

Yes, there is an attempt limit in this examination. Below are the details   General and OBC (creamy layer) : 6 OBC (non-creamy layer) :  9 SC/ST : No Limit PH General/OBC : 9 PH SC/ST: No Limit