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    IAS Exam 2019 Eligibility

    IAS Prelims 2018 Question Papers

    Age will be counted as on 1st August 2019

    Category Upper Age Limit Total No. of Attempts Allowed
    General Candidate + EWS
    32 Years 06 Attempts
    Other Backward Castes (OBC) Candidate Relaxation of 3 years - 35 years 09 Attempts
    Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) Candidate Relaxation of 5 Years - 37 Years Till the Upper Age limit

    Physically disabled candidates

    (Blind, Deaf-Mute, Orthopedic)

    Relaxation of 10 years - 42 years

    For the Gen and OBC Candidate - 09 attempts

    For SC/ST Candidate - Unlimited till age limit

    Jammu & Kashmir Domicile

    Gen. - 37 years

    OBC - 40 Years

    SC/ST - 42 Years

    PH - 50 years

    Up to the Upper Age limit
    Disabled servicemen disabled from duty

    General - 37 years OBC - 38 Years

    SC/ST - 40 Years

    Up to the Upper Age limit

    UPSC IAS 2020: Exam Date, Eligibility, Admit Card, Syllabus, Pattern, Vacancies, Selection, Notification PDF

    Jun 6, 2020
    UPSC IAS 2020: UPSC has announced new IAS Prelims exam date. The UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims will be held on 4th October for recruitment of 796 vacancies. Check here UPSC IAS Notification PDF 2020, Selection Process, IAS Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Question Papers, Important Topics and others.

    UPSC IAS FAQs 2020: Know Answers of Frequently Asked Questions - New Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus

    Jun 4, 2020
    UPSC IAS 2020 FAQs: Have a look at Frequently Asked Questions and their answers of UPSC IAS Exam 2020. UPSC IAS Admit Card 2020 to release soon. Know details of IAS 2020 Vacancies, Exam Date, Admit Card Date, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Cut Off, Exam Centre, Result Date, and Notifications.

    UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2020: Check Important Topics to Study from Science & Technology Section

    Apr 13, 2020
    UPSC (IAS) Prelims Exam 2020 exam is just around the corner. Check important topics to revise from the Science & Technology syllabus to qualify the exam. 

    UPSC (IAS) Prelims 2020: Check Important Topics from Art & Culture (History) - Based on Analysis of Past Papers

    Mar 27, 2020
    Check Important topics to study from Art and Culture for UPSC (IAS) Prelims Exam 2020 after the analysis of past papers & latest UPSC Prelims 2020 Syllabus.  

    UPSC IAS 2020 Registration ends on 3rd March @upsconline.nic.in: Check How to Apply Online!

    Mar 2, 2020
    UPSC IAS 2020 Registration ends on 3rd March @upsconline.nic.in: In this article, we have listed down step by step process and some relevant information needed while filling the application form for UPSC IAS 2020 Exam. Eligible candidates can start filling the Application Form for Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam from 12th February 2020 till 3rd March 2020 (6:00 PM).

    UPSC Civil Service Exam (CSE) may get merged with UPSC CAPF Exam for posts with OGAS Status

    Feb 13, 2020
    UPSC Civil Service Exam (CSE) & UPSC UPSC CAPF Exam Merger: Civil Service Exam (CSE) IAS, IPS, IFS & IRS Exam may get merged with UPSC CAPF Paramilitary Exam as per the media reports. According to the sources, the exam for CAPF posts under OAGS Status may get combined with UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam. Let’s have a look at the details of the report.

    UPSC IAS Prelims 2020: GS Paper-II CSAT Important Reading Comprehension Questions

    Jan 27, 2020
    Practice Important Reading Comprehension Questions for IAS Prelims 2020 GS Paper-II (CSAT). Candidates can practice and buck up their speed of solving Reading Comprehension Questions here.  We have provided 8 Reading Comprehension Sets alongwith their answers and explanations.

    8 Last Minute Tips to crack UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Exam

    Jan 27, 2020
    In this article, you will get the best last minute tips which will help you in clearing the UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 Exam which will be conducted in offline mode on 31st May, 2020

    UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: Expected Cut Off Marks GS Paper-I & CSAT Minimum Qualifying Marks

    Jun 17, 2019
    Expected Cut Off marks IAS Prelims 2019: In this article, we are going to provide you a guesstimate of UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam Cut-Off marks which will be required for qualifying for the IAS Mains Exam 2019. So, let’s have a look at the Expected Cut-Off Marks for UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam held on 2nd June 2019.

    Download UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT (GS Paper 2) Answer Key 2019 with explanation

    Jun 4, 2019
    UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT Answer Key 2019: Find the answers of UPSC IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-2 Exam held on 2nd June 2019 only here. In this article we will share the answers of the Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension questions that came this year in CSAT IAS Prelims Exam. The paper was conducted in offline mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours and There was 1/3rd negative marking for wrong answers.

    Current Affairs questions from UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 with explanation

    Jun 3, 2019
    Get all the answer keys for UPSC current affairs questions for IAS Prelims GS Paper 1 2019.

    UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis of GS Paper-I: Difficulty Level (Tough) and Good Attempts

    Jun 3, 2019
    UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 GS Paper-I Exam Analysis: In this article, we have shared the detailed exam analysis of UPSC IAS Prelims GS Paper-I 2019 Exam Analysis held on 2nd June 2019.  As per the analysis, the difficulty level of the exam was tough and was dominated by Current Affairs, Polity and Latest Technology questions. The paper was conducted in offline mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours. There was 1/3rd negative marking for wrong answers. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam.

    UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: GS Paper-I Important Current Affairs Questions

    May 29, 2019
    Practice Important Current Affairs Questions for IAS Prelims 2019 General Studies Paper I (GS). Are you preparing for UPSC IAS Prelims 2019? Have a look at these questions that cover sections like Current affairs, Economy, Science, Technology, Culture, Environment, and others. We have provided 40 Important Current Affairs Questions along with their answers and explanations.

    Educational Qualification for IAS Exam 2019

    Apr 12, 2019
    There is a common educational criteria for all the Civil Services in India because mostly the Civil Services are of the generalist in nature. Let us see it in detail

    Eligibility for IAS 2019: Age Limit, Qualification, Attempts, Relaxation

    Apr 10, 2019
    As per the trend of notification issued by Union Public Service Commission, here is the probable notification for Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2019.

    UPSC IAS Exam 2015: Eligibility Conditions

    Jun 6, 2015
    Candidates will find here Eligibility Conditions of UPSC IAS exam. They should check these conditions of eligibility peacefully before filling up the form and date of examination.

    UPSC IAS Exam 2015 : Eligibility Condidtions

    Jun 5, 2015
      Candidates will find here Eligibility Conditions of UPSC IAS exam. They should check these conditions of eligibility peacefully before filling up the form and date of examination.

    What is the Minimum Educational Qualification to Sit for the UPSC Civil Services Exam?

    Jun 1, 2011
    A candidate can come from any stream such as Science, Arts, Commerce etc. He/she must hold a degree from the recognized University as explained here in this article.

    What is the Age Limit for the UPSC Civil Services Exam?

    May 25, 2011
    Civil Services FAQ. To take the UPSC Civil Services Exam a candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria of Age prescribed by the UPSC.

    What is the age eligibility criteria for the Civil Services Exam?

    Mar 8, 2011
    Civil Services Age Criteria for IAS, IPS and IFS are set out by the UPSC. The upper age limit for the Civil Services Exam/eligibility criteria and exceptions for 2011 can be found here.

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