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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 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.

8 Last Minute Tips to crack UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam

May 31, 2019
In this article, you will get the best last minute tips which will help you in clearing the UPSC IAS Prelims 2019 Exam which will be conducted in offline mode on 2nd June 2019.

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.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2019: GS Paper-II CSAT Important Reading Comprehension Questions

May 28, 2019
Practice Important Reading Comprehension Questions for IAS Prelims 2019 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.

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.

How to Apply for IAS Exam 2019 : Last Day Today

Mar 18, 2019
In this article, we have listed down step by step process and some relevant information needed while filling the application form for UPSC IAS 2019 Exam. Eligible candidates can start filling the Application Form for Civil Services Prelims 2019 Exam from 19th February, 2019 till 18th March, 2019 (6:00 PM). Every year UPSC conducts Civil Services Exam at Pan India level to for filling the administrative positions in different All-India Services and central civil services including IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS. The selection process consist of three stages — preliminary, mains and final interview.

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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