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UPSC civil services notification 2019:Download PDF, check eligibility, exam pattern, age limit, important dates

UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS 2019 registration has begun from February 19. Check the official notification and all important details regarding exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern etc here.

education Updated: Feb 19, 2019 15:03 IST
Nandini
Nandini
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPSC Civil Services 2019 prelims notification out
UPSC Civil Services 2019 prelims notification out(HT file )
         

UPSC civil services exam 2019: The online registration of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun from February 19, 2019. A total of 896 vacancies have been announced in the official notification including 39 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category.

Age Limit: 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, 2019 i.e., he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1998.

UPSC Eligibility

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 Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

How to apply for UPSC prelims 2019

Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website. Brief Instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” given in Appendix-II.

Negative Marking

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES:

In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION OF UPSC CIVIL SERVICES 2019

UPSC has released its official notification on its official website and has started its online application process from February 19, 2019. The dates as mentioned in the official calendar of UPSC include February 19 as the commencement of application while March 18 is the last date to apply.

The civil services examination (CSE) 2019 preliminary level will be conducted on June 2, 2019.

Also Read: UPSC civil services 2019 exam Preparation: Book List for prelims, expert advice and other details here

Candidates interested for UPSC IAS/ IPS/ IFS can apply for the examination online. The application forms has been uploaded online at the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in.

The main examination for UPSC civil services exam will be conducted on September 20 which will be held for five days. The main examination for UPSC Indian Forest Service (IFS) will be conducted on December 1, 2019. The IFS main exam will be conducted for 10 days.

Also Read: Application for civil services exam should be counted as attempt: UPSC’s proposal to govt

UPSC Recruitment Process

The UPSC recruitment consists of a three-level exam including prelims, main and interview. Candidates have to qualify all three levels.

UPSC Exam Pattern

The Civil Services Preliminary exam comprises of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II). The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type. The marks in prelims will not be counted for final ranking, but just for qualification for the main exam.

The main exam has 1750 marks while interview has 275 marks. The final selection would be based on Merit score of main and interview round combined. 

First Published: Feb 19, 2019 14:56 IST

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