Civil Services Examination Notification

In this section, you can get brief information relating to the notification released by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for Civil Services Examination.

Number of vacancies, Services and Posts for which recruitment is done on the basis of the result of the examination, plan of examination, scheme for Preliminary and Main Examination, syllabus, list of optional subjects etc. is available for your ready reference.


CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION 2019 to be held on 2nd June 2019; Notification to come on 19th February 2019

On Tuesday 5th June 2018  

UPSC has released the calendar for Civil Services Examination 2019 that clearly indicates the dates for notification as well as Preliminary and Main Examination dates.

As per the schedule for next year, the Preliminary Examination 2019 would be held on June 2, 2019 and Main Examination would commence on 20th September, 2019.


Last Update Thursday 4th October 2018

04-10-2018
IAS 2019: Let all efforts converge on the Goal; hope for the best

On Wednesday 3rd October 2018  

Many a times it has been observed that one who starts preparation an year before the Preliminary Examination, find it easy to handle.

Even after the recent changes, this much of serious preparation is must.

However, long term planning should ideally start at 10+2 level. A few candidates who are serious and are guided properly usually select those subjects in graduation which can help them in their future life and career plans.


Last Update Wednesday 3rd October 2018

03-10-2018
IAS 2019: Accept the challenge and make sincere efforts by giving your best

On Wednesday 3rd October 2018  

Success in Civil Services Examination is not limited to a few who have ‘Midas Touch’; you too can perform well and secure a bright future by getting top ranks that ensure career in coveted ‘Indian Administrative Service’

When you look at achievers, it is their hard work and perseverance that reflects in their success. This examination has never been effortless or straightforward for any candidate; their belief in self and focused approach helps them in finding a place in the merit-list.


Last Update Wednesday 3rd October 2018

03-10-2018
Focus is on Civil Services Examination 2019 now

On Wednesday 3rd October 2018  

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2019 will be staged on 2nd June 2019.

For serious candidates, preparation starts approximately one year before the examination as one needs to take care of requirements at different stages of this examination.

You need to have a holistic view about the exam and integrated approach with Main Examination oriented study-plan really helps in handling the work-load effectively.


Last Update Wednesday 3rd October 2018

03-10-2018
Notification for Civil Services Examination 2018 out; last date to apply is March 6, 2018

On Saturday 10th February 2018  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2018 conducted every year by UPSC is released on February 7, 2018.

Approx. 782 vacancies for various Services and Posts are to be filled with this examination.


Last Update Friday 2nd March 2018

02-03-2018
Notification for Civil Services Examination 2017 out; last date to apply is March 17, 2017

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2017 conducted every year by UPSC is released on February 22, 2017.

Approx. 980 vacancies for various Services and Posts are to be filled with this examination.


Last Update Wednesday 22nd February 2017

22-02-2017
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION 2017 to be held on June 18, 2017; Notification to come on 22nd February 2017

On Wednesday 8th June 2016  

UPSC has released the calendar for Civil Services Examination 2017 that clearly indicates the dates for notification as well as Preliminary and Main Examination dates. As per the schedule for next year, the Preliminary Examination 2017 would be held on June 18, 2017.


Last Update Wednesday 8th June 2016

08-06-2016
Schedule for CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION 2016 out; PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION to be held on August 7, 2016

On Sunday 15th November 2015  

UPSC has released the calendar for Civil Services Examination 2016 that clearly indicates the dates for notification as well as Preliminary and Main Examination dates. As per the schedule for next year, the Preliminary Examination 2016 would be held on August 7, 2016.


Last Update Sunday 15th November 2015

15-11-2015
Civil Services Examination 2015 Result out; Tina Dabi is the topper

On Tuesday 10th May 2016  

The final result of Civil Services Examination 2015 has been declared on 10th May, 2016. A total number of 1078 candidates have been recommended for appointment.


Last Update Wednesday 11th May 2016

11-05-2016
Scheme for the Civil Services (Main) Examinations 2015

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

The format for Main Examination 2015 has been retained the same - 9 papers; out of these first 2 papers are qualifying and rest 7 papers would be counted for merit.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2015: List of optional subjects for Main Examination

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

According to the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination, now, candidates have to choose any 'One' optional subject from the list of subjects given below.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
PLAN OF EXAMINATION - Civil Services (Main) Examination 2015 (Written and Interview)

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

The plan of examination for Civil Services (Main) Examination 2015 remains the same and it will continue to have 9 papers of conventional essay type out of which two papers would be of qualifying in nature.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
PLAN OF EXAMINATION - Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations 2015

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

The first stage of the Civil Services Examination 2015 is Preliminary Examination which is a screening test. This year Preliminary Examination is going to be staged on August 23, 2015.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR THE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION 2015

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

The scheme and syllabus for the first stage of examination – Preliminary Examination 2015 is given for your reference. UPSC has retained the pattern that comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each. However, Prelims General Studies Paper II has been made qualifying.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
Plan of Examination for Civil Services Examination 2015

On Saturday 23rd May 2015  

The notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 is out and the plan of examination has been retained and there are no other changes in the format and syllabi of papers contained in the Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Saturday 23rd May 2015

23-05-2015
CENTRES FOR CIVIL SERIVCES EXAMINATION 2015

On Friday 22nd May 2015  

List of cities where Civil Services Examination would be held.


Last Update Friday 22nd May 2015

22-05-2015
Civil Services Examination 2015 - Number of vacancies & List of Services and Posts

On Friday 22nd May 2015  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 put out the number of vacancies to be filled and the Services and Post for which the recruitment is done through this examination.


Last Update Friday 22nd May 2015

22-05-2015
Civil Services Examination 2015 Notification

On Friday 22nd May 2015  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 conducted every year by UPSC is released on May 23, 2015. Approx. 1129 vacancies for various Services and Posts are to be filled with this examination.


Last Update Friday 22nd May 2015

22-05-2015
Civil Services Examination 2014 Notification

On Thursday 29th May 2014  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2014 is released on May 31, 2014. Approx. 1291 vacancies for various Services and Posts are to be filled with this examination.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Civil Services Examination 2014 - Number of vacancies & List of Services and Posts

On Friday 30th May 2014  

Notification for Civil Services Examination 2014 publish the number of vacancies to be filled and the Services and Post for which the recruitment is done through this examination.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Civil Services Examination 2014 - Plan of Examination

On Friday 30th May 2014  

As per the information released by UPSC and put on official website of the commission on May 23, 2014, Civil Services Examination 2014 there are no other changes in the format and syllabi of papers contained in the Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
SCHEME AND SYLLABUS FOR THE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION 2014

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

The scheme and syllabus for the first stage of examination – Preliminary Examination 2014 is given for your reference. As per design, it comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Scheme for the Civil Services (Main) Examinations 2014

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

The format for Main Examination 2014 has 9 papers; out of these first 2 papers are qualifying and rest 7 papers would be counted for merit.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations 2014: PLAN OF EXAMINATION

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

The first stage of the Civil Services Examination 2014 is Preliminary Examination which is a screening test.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014 (Written and Interview): PLAN OF EXAMINATION

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

The plan of examination for CSE 2014 is same as we had in the new format that came in effect from Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014: List of optional subjects for Main Examination

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

According to the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination, now, candidates have to choose any 'One' optional subject from the list of subjects given below.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
FEE (Civil Services Examination 2014)

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

Details regarding the Fee to be paid for applying for Civil Services Examination 2014.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
HOW TO APPLY

On Sunday 1st June 2014  

Instructions for applying for Civil Services Examination 2014.


Last Update Thursday 21st May 2015

21-05-2015
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM, 2014 to be held on August 24, 2014

On Thursday 19th December 2013  The schedule for Civil Services Examination 2014 is out. Candidates planning to appear in Civil Services Examination 2014 face another surprise as the Preliminary Examination 2014 would be held on August 24, 2014; almost 3 months shift from customary May month when Prelims were staged in recent years.
Last Update Monday 13th January 2014

13-01-2014
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations: PLAN OF EXAMINATION

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The first stage of the Civil Services Examination 2013 is Preliminary Examination which is a screening test.
Last Update Wednesday 1st January 2014

01-01-2014
Scheme for the Main Examinations

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  Main Examination has undergone a change and the new scheme has 7 papers and as expected, the weightage of General Studies has increased significantly.
Last Update Wednesday 25th December 2013

25-12-2013
Civil Services Examination 2013: List of services & posts

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  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 26th May, 2013.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Civil Services Examination 2013: PLAN OF EXAMINATION

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  In the notification it has been mentioned that there are certain changes in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013. there are some other changes also in regard to the choice of language medium in the Civil Services (Main) Examination.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview): PLAN OF EXAMINATION

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  In the notification it has been mentioned that there are certain changes in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013. There are some other changes also in regard to the choice of language medium in the Civil Services (Main) Examination.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
SYLLABUS FOR THE PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION 2013

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The syllabus for the first stage of examination is given below. As per design, it comprise of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013: List of optional subjects for Main Examination

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination has changed and as per new design, now, candidates may choose any optional subject from amongst the list of subjects given below.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Interview test

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The final stage of the examination is Personality Test which will carry 275 marks as per the new scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS : CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION 2013

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  Following are the eligibility conditions for appearing in Civil Services Examination 2013. The candidates are advices to check the details in the notification given on official web-site of the Commission www.upsc.gov.in
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Nationality

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Age Limits

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Minimum Educational Qualifications

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Number of attempts

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Restrictions on applying for the examination

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Physical Standards

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
FEE

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
HOW TO APPLY

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The Preliminary Examination 2013 will continue to attract negative marking.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Scheme for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  The Preliminary Examination 2013 will continue to have two compulsory papers of 200 marks each and both the question papers will be of the objective type.
Last Update Wednesday 6th March 2013

06-03-2013
Notification for Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination 2013 released

On Tuesday 5th March 2013  After a long wait, Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for Civil Services Examination 2013 on March 5, 2013. This time, the Preliminary Examination will be common for the candidates applying for Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service Examination. Besides this common Preliminary Examination, this notification has made known some significant changes in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination and also in the scheme of Indian Forest Service Examination
Last Update Tuesday 5th March 2013

05-03-2013