UPSC Civil Service Examination
Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Examination (UPSC CSE) is a national level entrance examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) among many others.
UPSC CSE 2023 Exam Date
The following table needs to be referred by the candidates which displays information regarding UPSC CSE 2022 Important Dates.
UPSC CSE Notification 2024
14 February 2024
UPSC CSE 2024 date of filling out the application
14 February 2024
Last date to fill out the application
5 March 2024
UPSC Prelims 2024
26 May 2024
UPSC CSE Mains 2024
20 September 2024
To be announced
Final Results for UPSC 2024
To be announced
Posts Offered through UPSC CSE
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 2022, in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 7th February 2018.
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'.
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’.
UPSC CSE 2022 Eligibility Criteria
The UPSC CSE 2022 Eligibility Criteria is structured by the Union Public Service Commission, Government of India. Candidates must make sure to fulfil all the eligibility criteria for UPSC CSE 2022 before proceeding to the UPSC CSE 2022 Application form. Applicants must go through the UPSC CSE 2022 Eligibility Criteria listed below for appearing in the entrance exam as issued by the conducting authority –
Candidate must have passed a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or from the Central Government of India.
Candidates who are pursuing their final year or appearing for the final semester are also eligible to apply.
The minimum and maximum age limit of the candidates must be 21 years and 32 years respectively.
The relaxation in the upper age for the candidates of the SC and ST category will be 5 years and for the OBC category will be of 3 years.
Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
UPSC CSE 2022 Exam Pattern
Mode: UPSC CSE is conducted through Offline i.e. Paper and Pen-based Test (PBT)
No. of Papers: The UPSC CSE will consist of Preliminary - 2 Papers and Mains - 7 Papers
Total Marks: The Preliminary paper consists of 200 marks each total of 400 marks and Mains total of 1750 marks
Type of Questions: The preliminary exam consists of Objective questions and for the Mains exam there will be both Objective and subjective
Duration: The time given to complete the Preliminary exam will be 2 hours and Mains exam will be 3 hour
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