UPSC IAS Prelims 2016 Admit Card released on www.upsconline.nic.in 01 July 2016 more than a month prior to Civil Services IAS Prelims Exam 2016 to be held on 07 August 2016.
Candidates applied for the Civil Services (IAS) Prelims 2016 exam can download the admit card at the official portal UPSC Online i.e. upsconline.nic.in or the link given below.
Candidates are required to follow the instructions before downloading the hall ticket for IAS Prelims 2016. The IAS prelims exam is scheduled to be held on 07 August 2016.
IAS Pre Exam 2016 will be held in two stages: Preliminary Exam and Main Exam which would be followed by interview. Only those candidates who qualify the Preliminary Examination will be allowed to appear for Main Examination.
The Commission is going to conduct the examination for selecting eligible candidates against 1079 vacancies at various centres across the country.
The recruitment will be done in the major departments of the government: Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service Group ‘A’, Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’, Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’, Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration), Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A', Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’, Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’, Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’, Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III), Indian Corporate Law Service, Group "A", Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade), Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B', Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B', Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B', Pondicherry Police Service, Group 'B'. Read more about UPSC IAS Exam 2016 here
IAS Exam 2016 will consist of Paper A and Paper B of Indian Language and English. Papers to be counted for merit are:
- Paper-I: Essay
- Paper-II: General Studies-I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
- Paper-III: General Studies – II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)
- Paper-IV: General Studies – III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
- Paper-V: General Studies – IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)
- Paper-VI: Optional Subject - Paper 1
- Paper-VII: Optional Subject -Paper 2
The Commission had invited application for the much coveted IAS Exam 2016 on 27 April. The last date for submission of applications was 27 May.
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