Phase I: Pre Exams is organized every year in the month of August, whose results are normally declared in mid-October.
Phase II: Main Exam is organized every year in the month of December for those who have passed the Civil Services Preliminary exam. The result for the Civil Services Mains examination is generally declared in the month of March.
Phase III: Personality Interview (Interview) is the last stage normally organized in the month of May every year. Notifications for the forms are normally notified by April.
After the final results are announced, selected aspirants are sent for further training programs.
Being one of the most important posts for the country, the UPSC board keeps an eye on the needs for the candidature for the post and accordingly make changes in the selection process and here are the new eligibility criteria that the board has introduced for the reason we were discussing above:
What is the procedure to become an IAS officer after giving IAS Exam?
Exam undertaken commonly known as IAS exam is officially called the UPSC Civil Services Exam or CSE. The UPSC CSE consists of 3 levels – Preliminary, Mains, and the Interview. Cracking an IAS exam is not an easy task as mentioned before because of the competition involved, moreover, it is one the toughest competition exam to get through, but that does not imply, it is impossible for a candidate with right attitude and approach.
Some other Eligibility Conditions considered for IAS Exam:
For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate should be a citizen of India.
For other services, a candidate should be either:
Now if a candidate concerned to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose concern a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India, but aspirants concerned to categories (b), (c) and (d) above will be forbidden from being eligible for post to the Indian Foreign Service.
A candidate should have gained the age of 21 years and should not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August.
The upper age limit mentioned above will be given relaxation in the following conditions:
OVERVIEW – EXAMINATION SCHEME / IAS Exam
The Indian Civil Services examination organized by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year. The exam schedule announced during January – February after which the selection made on three levels. Elimination processed at every stage for the final selection.
The competitive examination comprises of three successive levels:
Step 1 – Preliminary Examination – Objective Type (Qualifier)
Step 2 – Main Examination – Written Test
Step 3 – Interview / Personality Test
The Preliminary exam is held in May-June and the results are announced in July-August. The Main examination conducted in October-November and the aspirants who clear at this stage are transported to the interview in March-April next. The final recruitment and posting of aspirants depend on their ranking and the available vacancies for different posts to be filled during that particular year.
The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a limit of 400 marks. Only those aspirants who are permitted by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary Examination in the year will be eligible for admission to the Main Examination of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main Examination.
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the aspirants who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination is not considered in the final recruitment process.
The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total an approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year for various Services and Posts.
The Main Examination will consist of 9 papers in total including long essay type questions. An aspirant who manages minimum passing marks in the Main Examination as decided by the Commission earlier will be invited by them for a Personality Test.
The number of aspirants invited for an interview will be two times the number of vacancies to be filled. it will carry 275 marks. Marks thus obtained by the candidates (in the Main Examination as well as interview) would decide their final ranking.
Candidates will be posted to various services according to their ranks in the examination and the preferences expressed by them while applying.
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