What is meant by Civil Services in India?
Civil Services are jobs that are directly related to public service and are widely regarded as prestigious jobs in India.
What are all Indian Civil Services?
The all-India Services include 3 Civil Services. They are the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Police Service (IPS), and the Indian Forest Service (IFS).
Which is the highest post in Civil Services?
The highest-ranking post in the Indian Civil Service is the Cabinet Secretary. Cabinet Secretary is the chief executive officer and most senior civil officer of the Government of India.
What exam should I prepare to enter the Civil Services after completing graduation in law?
To join the Indian Civil Services after finishing graduation in law, an individual must appear for the UPSC Civil Services Exam.
What are Civil Services Examinations?
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a national-level competitive examination in India conducted for recruitment to higher Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service. It is also known as the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) and UPSC Examinations.
How can I apply for Civil Service?
The candidates who are interested in Civil Service are required to apply online using the website: http://www.upsconline.nic.in. The information for filling up online applications is available on the above-mentioned website.
What are the documents required for filling the online application form of UPSC Civil Services?
The important documents needed for filling the online application of UPSC Civil Services are:
A scanned photograph of yourself
A scanned signature of yourself
Any Government-issued photo identity cards like: PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Passports, etc.
Who conducts the Civil Services examination in India?
The UPSC conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) to shortlist the right candidates for more than 20 services, such as IAS, IPS, and IFS.
How much is the Civil Service exam fee?
In the case of the General and OBC Category (Male), the application fee for UPSC Preliminary Exam is Rs.100 and Mains Exam is Rs. 200. All female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Persons with Benchmark Disability are not required to pay any fee.
What is the full form of UPSC?
The full form of UPSC is the Union Public Service Commission.
Who is eligible for the Civil Services examination in India?
The candidate who is a citizen of India, Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan is eligible for the Civil Services Examination.
What is the age limit for Civil Services?
To appear in the Civil Services exam, an individual must have reached the age of 21 years and must not have crossed the age of 32 years.
What educational qualification is required for appearing in UPSC Civil Services Examination?
To appear in the UPSC Civil Services, an individual:
must have passed a Bachelor's Degree in any field from a recognized university or the Central Government of India.
those who are pursuing their final year or appearing for the final semester are also eligible to apply and appear for the UPSC Civil Services Examination.
What type of question comes in the Civil Services exam?
The UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in two stages namely, Preliminary and Mains, which are then followed by a Personal Interview. The Preliminary Examination shall comprise two mandatory papers of 200 marks each. Both the question papers will be of the objective type and each will be of two hours duration. The UPSC Civil Services Examination will consist of 9 papers of essay type out of which two papers will be of qualifying in nature.
What is the language/medium of UPSC Civil Services question papers?
The question papers (other than the literature of language papers) are set in English and Hindi.
What are the advantages of pursuing Civil Services for law graduates?
Law graduates have a definite advantage in Civil Services because both domains involve developing and formulating rules and regulations or important decisions for the common good of the public. Also, the law is the most vital part of public policy.
Can a law graduate apply for Civil Services?
Yes, the students who have a law degree can apply for the UPSC Civil Services Examination to become an officer.
Is law a good option for Civil Service?
Law is one of the optional subjects that the UPSC offers its candidates in the Civil Services exam. Sometimes it is seen as an unwanted option but this is far from true. Many candidates take up this option and it also has a very high success rate.
How much money does an individual earn after joining Civil Services in India?
As per the 7th Pay Commission, the total salary of a UPSC Civil Services comprises Basic Pay + DA (Dearness Allowances) + TA (Transport Allowances) + HRA (House Rent Allowance). So, the basic per month salary of a Civil Servant starts at Rs. 56,100 and can go on to reach Rs. 2,50,000 for a Cabinet Secretary.
What is the career scope in Civil Services for law graduates?
After joining the Civil Services, a law graduates can consider popular job profiles such as Indian Administrative Service or IAS, Indian Foreign Service or IFS, Indian Police Service or IPS, Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Indian Corporate Law Service, Indian Defence Estates Service, Indian Civil Accounts Service, etc.
How many attempts can an aspirant take at UPSC Civil Services Examination?
As per the UPSC official notification, General category candidates can have a maximum of 6 attempts up to 32 years of age while OBC category candidates and Persons with Benchmark Disability can give the UPSC examination 9 times till the age of 35. The SC/ST category candidates can appear an unlimited number of times till 37 years of age.
How many vacancies are there in UPSC Civil Services 2022?
As per the official UPSC 2022 notification, there are a total of 1011 vacancies found.