Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued IAS Examination (Civil Services) 2014 notification on 30 May 2014. IAS Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 24 August 2014.
Examination Notice NO. 09/2014-CSP
Total Number of Posts: 1291
Vacancies includes 26 vacancies reserved for P.H. Category, i.e. 12 vacancies for LDCP, 2 Vacancies for B/LV and 12 Vacancies for H.I. The
final number of vacancies may undergo change after getting firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities.
Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes. Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.
A candidate must be a citizen of India.
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2014 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August,1982 and not later than 1st August, 1993.Necessary action to make corresponding changes in respective Rules/ Regulations pertaining to various services is being taken separately.
Minimum Educational Qualifications
The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act,1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Plan of Examination
The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages (vide Appendix I Section-I below).
(i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and
(ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts noted above.
Number of Attempts
Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts at the examination for General Category candidates.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above- mentioned website. Brief Instructions for filling up the "Online Application Form" given in Appendix-II.
The online Applications can be filled up to 30 June 2014 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.
The essential qualification to appear in the exams is Graduate in any Discipline and the minimum age requirement is 21 years on the specified date.
The Candidates can disucss their Preparation related issues at IAS/PCS group of Myjosh.