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Young graduates who want to prove themselves and who wants to be a part of the Government machinery in real sense has to crack IAS exam. The Candidates
applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for
admission to examination. Their admission to all the stages of the examination will be
purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of
admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been
finally cleared by the Commission. The Commission takes up verification of eligibility
conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for
Interview/Personality Test

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Candidates applying for the IAS Exam have to fulfill all the eligibility condition for appearing in examination.

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.
Note I: Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render
them educationally qualified for the Commission’s examination but have not been informed of
the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will
also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared
qualified by the Commission for taking the Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to
produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their application for the Main
Examination failing which such candidates will not be admitted to the Main Examination. The
applications for the Main Examination will be called sometime in the month of July/August,
2018.
Note II: In exceptional cases the Union Public Service Commission may treat a candidate
who does not have any of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified candidate provided that
he/she has passed examination conducted by the other Institutions, the standard of which in
the opinion of the Commission justifies his/her admission to the examination.
Note III: Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised
by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for
admission to the examination.
Note IV: Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical
Examination but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their
applications for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the
Examination provided they submit along with their application a copy of certificate from the
concerned authority of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final
professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at
the time of their interview original Degree or a certificate from the concerned competent
Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
authority of the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including
completion of internship) for the award of the Degree
(iv) Number of attempts: Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible,
shall be permitted six attempts at the examination:
Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible :
Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible, shall be nine. The relaxation will be available to the
candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates :
Provided further that candidates of Persons with Benchmark Disability will get as many
attempts as are available to other candidates who do not belong to Persons with Benchmark
Disability of his or her community, subject to the condition that a candidate of Persons with
Benchmark Disability belonging to the General Category shall be eligible for nine attempts.
Necessary action to make corresponding changes in respective Rules/regulations pertaining to
various services is being taken separately. The relaxation will be available to the candidates of
Persons with Benchmark Disability who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such
candidates.
Note :—
(I) An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the Civil
Services Examination.
(II) If a candidate actually appears in any one paper in the Preliminary Examination, he/she
shall be deemed to have made an attempt at the Examination.
(III) Notwithstanding the disqualification/cancellation of candidature, the fact of appearance of
the candidate at the examination will count as an attempt.

Note: There is no minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying examination is (Pass only) required to be eligible for taking IAS Exam.

Nationality:

(1) For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate
must be a citizen of India.
(2) For other services, a candidate must be either:—
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the
intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,
East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,
Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in
whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Provided further that candidates belonging to categories (b), (c) and (d) above will not be
eligible for appointment to the Indian Foreign Service.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the
examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility
certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

Age Limits:
(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, 2018 i.e., he must have been born not earlier than 2nd
August, 1986 and not later than 1st August, 1997. Necessary action to make corresponding
changes in respective Rules/Regulations pertaining to various services is being taken
separately.
(b) The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable:
(i) up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a
Scheduled Tribe;
(ii) up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward
Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates;
(iii) up to a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services Personnel, disabled in
operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a
consequence thereof;
(iv) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned
Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st
August, 2018 and have been released;
(a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2018 otherwise than by way of dismissal or
discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or
(b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or
(c) on invalidment.
(v) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial
period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st August, 2018 and whose
assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence
issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on
three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
(vi) up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of (a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and
hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured,
dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual
disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities
from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness.
Note I:—Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes
and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of Rule
6(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, (a) blindness and
low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral
palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d)
autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e)
multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including
deaf-blindness etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the
categories.
Note II:—The term Ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as
Ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979,
as amended from time to time.
Note III:—The age concession under Rule 6(b)(iv) and (v) will not be admissible to
Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on own
request.
Note IV:—Notwithstanding the provision of age relaxation under Rule 6(b)(vi) above,
candidates of Persons with Benchmark Disability will be considered to be eligible for
appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing
authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical
and medical standards for the concerned Services/Posts to be allocated to the Persons with
Benchmark Disability by the Government.
Save as provided above, the age-limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.
The date of birth, accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or
Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as
equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a
University which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the
Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to
be submitted only at the time of applying for the Civil Services (Main) Examination. No other
document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, Service records and the like will be accepted.
The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the
Instruction include the alternative certificates mentioned above.
Note 1:—Candidate should note that only the date of birth as recorded in the
Matriculation/Secondary Examination certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of
submission of application will be accepted by the Commission, and no subsequent request for
its change will be considered or granted.
Note 2:—Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and
entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no
change will be allowed subsequently or at any other Examination of the Commission on any
grounds whatsoever.
Note 3:- The candidate should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in the online
Application Form for the Preliminary Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage,
any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or
equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the
Commission under the Rules.

Number of attempts:
Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible,
shall be permitted six attempts at the examination:
Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible :
Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other
Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible, shall be nine. The relaxation will be available to the
candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates :
Provided further that candidates of Persons with Benchmark Disability will get as many
attempts as are available to other candidates who do not belong to Persons with Benchmark
Disability of his or her community, subject to the condition that a candidate of Persons with
Benchmark Disability belonging to the General Category shall be eligible for nine attempts.
Necessary action to make corresponding changes in respective Rules/regulations pertaining to
various services is being taken separately. The relaxation will be available to the candidates of
Persons with Benchmark Disability who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such
candidates.
Note :—
(I) An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the Civil
Services Examination.
(II) If a candidate actually appears in any one paper in the Preliminary Examination, he/she
shall be deemed to have made an attempt at the Examination.
(III) Not withstanding the disqualification/cancellation of candidature, the fact of appearance of
the candidate at the examination will count as an attempt.

The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages
(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.
Applications are now invited for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination only.
Candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Civil
Services (Main) Examination will have to apply online again, in the Detailed Application Form
which would be made available to them. The Main Examination is likely to be held in
September 2018.

A candidate can buy an application form with information brochure from the General Post office by paying Rs.100 (No fee for women candidates).The duly filled in application form and the acknowledgement card should then be mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure to : Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110

(a) Candidates are required to apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned
website. The applicants are advised to submit only single application; however, if due to any
unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must
ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants’ details,
examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting
multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID
(Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not
be adjusted against any other RID.
(b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial
undertakings or other similar organizations or in private employment should submit their
applications direct to the Commission.
Persons already in Government Service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as
work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the
Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in
writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination.
Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the
Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the
examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be
cancelled.
NOTE 1: While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about
his/her choice of centre for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a centre other than
the one indicated by the Commission in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a
candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.
NOTE-2: Suitable provisions for information regarding use of scribes by the blind candidates
and candidates with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy where dominant (writing)
extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40%
impairment) have been made in the online application at the time of the initial online
application itself.
NOTE-3: Candidates appearing in CS (P) Examination, 2018 will be required to indicate
information such as (a) detail of centres for Civil Services (Main) Examination and Indian
Forest Service (Main) Examination (b) Optional subject to be selected for the examination, (c)
medium of examination for Civil Services (Main) Examination, (d) Medium of Examination for
Optional Subject if he/she chooses any Indian Language as the Medium of Examination for
Civil Services (Main) Examination and (e) compulsory Indian Language for Civil Services (Main)
Examination at the time of the filling up online application itself.
NOTE 4: Candidates are not required to submit alongwith their applications any certificate in
support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/
Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and Persons with Benchmark Disability etc. which
will be verified at the time of the Main examination only. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the
Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by
the Commission viz. Preliminary Examination, Main (Written) Examination and Interview Test
will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on
verification at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination, Main (written)
Examination and Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility
conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. If any of
their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by
the Commission in terms of Rule 14 of the Rules for the Civil Services Examination, 2018
reproduced below:
A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:
(i) Obtaining support for his/her candidature by the following means, namely:–
(a) offering illegal gratification to, or
(b) applying pressure on, or
(c) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the
examination, or
(ii) impersonating, or
(iii) procuring impersonation by any person,
or
(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or
(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or
(vi) resorting to the following means in connection with his/her candidature for the
examination, namely
(a) obtaining copy of question paper through improper means,
(b) finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the
examination.
(c) influencing the examiners, or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or
(viii)writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches in the scripts, or
(ix) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow
examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like, or
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of
their examinations, or
(xi) being in possession of or using any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic
equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or blue
tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode
capable of being used as a communication device during the examination; or
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their Admission
Certificates permitting them to take the examination, or
(xiii)attempting to commit or as the case may be abetting the Commission of all or any of the
acts specified in the foregoing clauses; may in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to
criminal prosecution, be liable.
(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he/she is a candidate
and/or
(b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period
(i) by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them;
(ii) by the Central Government from any employment under them; and (c) if he/she is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the
appropriate Rules.
Provided that no penalty under these Rules shall be imposed except after
(i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation, in writing as he/she
may wish to make in that behalf; and
(ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to
him/her into consideration.
6. Last date for receipt of applications: The Online Applications can be filled up to 6th March,
2018 till 18:00 Hrs.
7. Correspondence with the Commission:
The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their
candidature except in the following cases:
(i) The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the
commencement of the examination. The e-Admission Certificate will be made available on the
UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] for downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will
be sent by post. If a candidate does not receive his e-Admission Certificate or any other
communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination three weeks before the
commencement of the examination, he/she should at once contact the Commission.
Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the
Commission’s Office either in person or over phone Nos. 011-23381125/011-
23385271/011-23098543. In case no communication is received in the Commission’s Office
from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her e-Admission Certificate at least 3 weeks
before the examination, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for non-receipt of
his/her e- Admission Certificate. No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the
examination unless he/she holds a certificate of admission for the examination. On
downloading of e- Admission Certificate, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if
any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.
The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional
based on the information given by them in the Application Form. This will be subject to
verification of all the eligibility conditions by the UPSC.
The mere fact that a certificate of admission to the Examination has been issued to a
candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission
or that entries made by the candidate in his/her application for the Preliminary examination
have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. Candidates may note that the
Commission takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to
original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for Civil Services (Main)
Examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Commission, it continues to be
provisional.
The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to
the Examination shall be final.
Candidates should note that the name in the Admission Certificate in some cases, may be
abbreviated due to technical reasons.
(ii) In the event of a candidate downloading more than one Admission Certificate from the
Commission’s website, he/she should use only one of these Admission Certificates for
appearing in the examination and report about the other(s) to the Commission’s Office.
(iii) Candidates are informed that as the Preliminary Examination is only a screening test, no
marks sheets will be supplied to successful or unsuccessful candidates and no correspondence
will be entertained by the Commission, in this regard.
(iv) Candidates must ensure that their emails IDs given in their online application are valid and
active.
Important: All communications to the Commission should invariably contain the following
particulars.
1. Name and year of the examination.
2. Registration ID (RID)
3. Roll Number (if received)
4. Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)
5. Complete postal address as given in the application.
N.B. I. Communication not containing the above particulars may not be attended to.
N.B. II. Candidates should also note down their RID number for future reference. They may be
required to indicate the same in connection with their candidature for the Civil Services (Main)
Examination.

UPSC Mains Syllabus
Qualifying Papers (Non-Ranking)
Paper A One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the Eight Schedule to the Constitution. 300 Marks
Paper B English 300 Marks
Papers to be Counted for Merit (Ranking)
Paper I Essay 250 Marks
Paper II General Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture,History and Geography of the World and Society) 250 Marks
Paper III General Studies II (Governance, Constitution,Polity, Social Justice and International relations) 250 Marks
Paper IV General Studies III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment,Security and Disaster Management) 250 Marks
Paper V General Studies IV ( Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) 250 Marks
Paper VI Optional Subject- Paper 1 250 Marks
Paper VII Optional Subject- Paper 2 250 Marks
For the optional papers in the Main
Examination, UPSC has a list of about twenty-
six subjects out of which any one subject has to
be selected by the candidate.
Subtotal (Written/Test) 1750 Marks
Personality Test (Interview) 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

Syllabus of Paper I (200 marks) Duration : 2 hours

• Current events of national and international importance
• History of India and Indian National Movement
• Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World

• Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc

• Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc

• General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialisation General Science

Syllabus for Paper II-(200 marks) Duration: 2 hours

• Comprehension
• Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
• Logical reasoning and analytical ability
• Decision-making and problem solving
• General mental ability
• Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)

Note 1: The CSAT aptitude test or Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) examination will be a qualifying paper only with a minimum of 33% to be secured to sit for the Civil Services (Mains) exam.

Note 2: The questions in both Paper-I (current affairs) and Paper-II (aptitude test) will be of multiple choice, objective type for 200 marks each and the time allotted for each paper is two hours

Note 3: It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in both the papers of Civil Services (Prelim) examination for the purpose of evaluation. Therefore a candidate will be disqualified in case he or she does not appear in both the papers of the (Prelims) exam.

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Course Information
  • Course UPSC - UG
  • Eligibility12th Pass
  • Duration3 Years
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