IAS Exam

Civil Services Examination, a gruelling competition consisting a multi-stage exam-plan is an obsession for many that attracts lakhs of young men and women to try their luck for making a career in ‘Civil Services’.

Union Public Service Commission conducts this coveted examination every year.


Thinking of making career in Civil Services: Your intellectual Calibre is at test

On Saturday 3rd March 2018  

A glance at the syllabus for the Civil Services Examination clearly indicates that it is about thoroughness and exhaustive coverage and candidate’s assessment is based on originality, core focus and presentation techniques which determine where you finally land up.


Last Update Wednesday 7th March 2018

07-03-2018
For those who could not clear Prelims in 2011

On Monday 23rd January 2012  The announcement for Civil Services Examination 2012 is round the corner. It is time to look at the examination with fresh approach and taking care of all necessities.
Last Update Monday 23rd January 2012

23-01-2012
Preparing for 2nd or next attempt: make sure nothing stops you this time

On Sunday 1st January 2012  The examination is difficult and the chances of success are low as success in top ranks only can ensure post of IAS.
Last Update Sunday 1st January 2012

01-01-2012
Better luck this time

On Thursday 14th January 2010  A good candidate knows it well how demanding Civil Services Examination is and with full dedication starts afresh taking advantage of the experience gathered with a hope to achieve success this time
Last Update Thursday 14th January 2010

14-01-2010
Are you eyeing top rank in first attempt that ensures post of ‘IAS’?

On Tuesday 5th June 2018  

It was success of Govind Jaiswal (AIR 46; CSE 2007), Shah Faesal (AIR 1; CSE 2009) that made candidates believe that success in top ranks is possible in first attempt; and after that, if we look at the recent result of Tina Dabi (AIR 1; CSE 2015), Anmol Sher Singh Bedi (AIR 2; CSE 2016) and many such candidates have made situation euphoric.

Continuing the trend, in the latest Civil Services Examination 2017 results, Koya Sree Harsha (AIR 6; CSE 2017), Saumya Sharma (AIR 9; CSE 2017), Chavan Suyash Yashwantrao (AIR 56; CSE 2017)Himanshu Kaushik (AIR 77; CSE 2017) and many more candidates have realized their dreams it the first encounter itself.


Last Update Tuesday 2nd October 2018

02-10-2018
How many of you are serious about your endeavour and aim to achieve success in Civil Services Examination in first attempt?

On Sunday 19th March 2017  

Success in Civil Services Examination is a dream for many; but, majority of candidates look at the “odds of being successful” and this becomes the most crucial factor why several otherwise talented candidates desert their dreams of foray in to Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Wednesday 7th March 2018

07-03-2018
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 Preparation: Make sure that your preparation is going in the right direction

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

So, you are interested in career in ‘Civil Services’ and are appearing in Civil Services Examination this year or planning to take a plunge in coming years.

No doubt, the Goal you have set for yourself is real and each year hundreds of capable candidates accomplish the goal. For each candidate the ultimate aim is a positive result and for that confidence and commitment plays a vital role.


Last Update Sunday 7th October 2018

07-10-2018
Civil Services Examination 2018: Confront the realities

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

As the craze is increasing, the competition is also rising with more and more talented and professional, higher degree holders have entered the scene with career in Civil Services as their new found love.


Last Update Sunday 1st April 2018

01-04-2018
Prioritize Your Needs for an Effective IAS Preparation Strategy

On Saturday 31st March 2018  

For Civil Services Examination preparation, there is no specific plan which can be termed universal.

It differs from person to person depending upon their level of preparation, the familiarity with the optional subject you pick, kind of study material and books you are exposed to.


Last Update Saturday 31st March 2018

31-03-2018
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION 2015 to be held on August 23, 2015

On Wednesday 10th September 2014  

The calendar for Civil Services Examination 2015 is out. Candidates planning to appear in Civil Services Examination 2015 are clear about the schedule for next year as the Preliminary Examination 2015 would be held on August 23, 2015.


Last Update Sunday 5th April 2015

05-04-2015
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination Previous Years' Question Papers (2009-2018)

On Tuesday 28th April 2015  

Listed here are Civil services (Preliminary) Examination Previous Years' Question Papers for your quick reference


Last Update Sunday 3rd June 2018

03-06-2018
Civil Services (Main) Examination Previous Years' Question Papers 2013-2017

On Tuesday 28th April 2015  

Listed here are Civil Services (Main) Examination Previous few Years' Question Papers for your quick reference.


Last Update Sunday 3rd June 2018

03-06-2018
E-Admit Cards for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018 uploaded by UPSC

On Monday 7th May 2018  

UPSC has uploaded the e-Admit Cards for the first stage of Civil Services Examination 2018 - Preliminary Examination that is scheduled to be held on June 3, 2018.

Candidates appearing in Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018 (including Indian Forest Services (Preliminary Examination) are advised to download their e-Admit Cards and take a printout thereof.


Last Update Sunday 20th May 2018

20-05-2018
Civil Services Examination 2017 – Interview Schedule

On Saturday 10th February 2018  

UPSC has released the interview schedule for Civil Services Examination 2017. The Interview session is to commence from 19th February 2018.


Last Update Saturday 10th February 2018

10-02-2018
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION 2018 to be held on 03.06.2018; Notification to come on 7th February 2018

On Friday 9th June 2017  

UPSC has released the calendar for Civil Services Examination 2018 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 2018 would be held on June 3, 2018 and Main Examination would commence on October 1, 2018.


Last Update Friday 9th June 2017

09-06-2017
Cut-Off marks for Civil Services Examination 2015 released by UPSC

On Thursday 12th May 2016  

On 11th May 2015, UPSC announced the minimum qualifying marks for Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Tuesday 7th June 2016

07-06-2016
E-Admit Cards for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2015 issued

On Wednesday 29th July 2015  

UPSC has issued the E-Admit Cards for the first stage of Civil Services Examination 2015 - Preliminary Examination that is scheduled to be held on August 23, 2015


Last Update Wednesday 29th July 2015

29-07-2015
Notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 postponed; fresh date to be notified later

On Friday 15th May 2015  

The much awaited notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 has been postponed. This was scheduled to come on May 16, 2015.


Last Update Friday 15th May 2015

15-05-2015
ETHICS, INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE: UPSC releases sample questions for General Studies Paper IV

On Saturday 10th August 2013  Giving a big comfort to the candidates appearing in Main Examination 2013, UPSC has released a set of sample questions for Paper V (General Studies Paper IV) ETHICS, INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE.
Last Update Saturday 10th August 2013

10-08-2013
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM, 2014 to be held on August 24, 2014

On Wednesday 24th July 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 Wednesday 24th July 2013

24-07-2013
UPSC marksheet for Preliminary Examination 2012

On Friday 24th May 2013  UPSC has disclosed the marks of the candidates appeared in Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 that was staged on May 20, 2012.
Last Update Friday 24th May 2013

24-05-2013
UPSC released detailed marksheet for Civil Services Examination 2012

On Friday 24th May 2013  As announced, UPSC released the detailed marksheet for candidates appeared in Civil Services Examination 2012. The data has details for all candidates cleared Preliminary Examination 2012, appeared in Main Examination and finally selected.
Last Update Friday 24th May 2013

24-05-2013
Marks obtained by successful candidates in Civil Services Examination 2012 revealed

On Tuesday 14th May 2013  What more one can expect; UPSC has definitely has a new, transparent face and for the first time the marks of the successful candidates have been revealed.
Last Update Tuesday 14th May 2013

14-05-2013
UPSC releases answer keys for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2012

On Friday 10th May 2013  In a era when a lot of things happening, UPSC has taken a major step by releasing Answer Keys for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2012. It is certainly a welcome step and would help candidates to plan their strategies in a better way.
Last Update Friday 10th May 2013

10-05-2013
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2012 Answer Key Paper I

On Friday 10th May 2013  
Last Update Friday 10th May 2013

10-05-2013
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2012 Answer Key Paper II

On Friday 10th May 2013  
Last Update Friday 10th May 2013

10-05-2013
Civil Services Examination 2012 Final Result

On Friday 3rd May 2013  Based on the results of the written part of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2012 held by the Union Public Service Commission in October, 2012 and the interviews for Personality Test held in March-April, 2013, following is the list, in order of merit
Last Update Friday 3rd May 2013

03-05-2013
e - ADMIT CARDS for Preliminary Examination 2013 now available

On Monday 29th April 2013  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released e - Admit Cards for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 which can be downloaded from UPSC’s official website.
Last Update Monday 29th April 2013

29-04-2013
UPSC issues Corrigendum Notice about certain changes in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013

On Tuesday 26th March 2013  Union Public Service Commission has issued a Corrigendum Notice on March 26, 2013 incorporating the modifications in the scheme of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013 that was notified on March 5, 2013.
Last Update Tuesday 26th March 2013

26-03-2013
INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2012 FOR THE FIRST WEEK

On Saturday 23rd February 2013  04 TH MARCH TO 8TH MARCH, 2013
Last Update Saturday 23rd February 2013

23-02-2013
New Scheme for Civil Services Examination 2013 released, Preliminary Examination to be staged on May 26, 2013

On Thursday 20th September 2012  New Scheme for Civil Services Examination 2013 has been released by UPSC on March 5, 2013. Now, the Preliminary Examination is going to be staged on May 26, 2013.
Last Update Thursday 20th September 2012

20-09-2012
Civil Service (Main) Examination 2012 Time-Table

On Saturday 25th August 2012  UPSC released the Time-Table for Civil Service (Main) Examination 2012 commencing from October 5, 2012 The schedule is little compressed and smart planning is visible reflecting
Last Update Saturday 25th August 2012

25-08-2012
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2012 to be held on May 20, 2012

On Tuesday 16th August 2011  
Last Update Tuesday 16th August 2011

16-08-2011
Civil Services Examination 2010 Final Result declared; S Divyadharshini from Chennai tops; Sweta Mohanti secures 2nd Rank. R V Varun Kumar with 3rd Rank is the topper among male candidates.

On Wednesday 11th May 2011  The much awaited CSE 2010 result is out. A total of 920 candidates have been recommended for appointment to the IAS, IPS, and other central services.
Last Update Wednesday 11th May 2011

11-05-2011
Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam, 2011

On Friday 1st April 2011  
Last Update Friday 1st April 2011

01-04-2011
Indian Forest Service Exam, 2011

On Tuesday 22nd March 2011  
Last Update Tuesday 22nd March 2011

22-03-2011
CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAMINATION 2010 RESULT ANNOUNCED

On Thursday 3rd March 2011  
Last Update Thursday 3rd March 2011

03-03-2011
Time Table for Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2010

On Monday 30th August 2010  
Last Update Monday 30th August 2010

30-08-2010
Recruitment by Competitive Examination

On Friday 20th February 2009  
Last Update Friday 20th February 2009

20-02-2009
Marks comparison between Tina Dabi (AIR 1; English Medium) & Anuradha Pal (AIR 62; Hindi Medium)

On Tuesday 21st June 2016  

Some attempts have been made to create some confusion among Hindi medium candidates that UPSC doesn’t award Hindi medium candidates good marks and there is some bias UPSC show towards Hindi medium candidates.

Fact is evident from comparison of marks between Tina Dabi (AIR 1; CSE 2015) and Anuradha Pal (AIR 62; CSE 2015) top ranker with Hindi medium that Hindi medium candidates also put up decent show and are suitably rewarded for their efforts.


Last Update Tuesday 7th March 2017

07-03-2017
Sluggish show by Hindi medium candidates continues even in Civil Services Examination 2015

On Sunday 12th June 2016  

The trend that gathered pace with Civil Services Examination 2011 after new-look Preliminary Examination came into force where saga of Hindi medium candidates receded dramatically in Preliminary Examination.

Now, five years have passed and with a glance at final results of CSE 2015, there is nothing constructive and the awful performance by Hindi Medium Candidates continues.

It is manifested in the figures extracted from latest UPSC Annual Reports that inadequate representation of Candidates with Hindi Medium continues even in Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014.


Last Update Sunday 10th July 2016

10-07-2016
Highest Rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 with Hindi medium

On Tuesday 7th June 2016  

A large number of candidates prepare for Civil Services Examination with vernacular languages and among these, Hindi medium is next to English only that candidates keep as medium of writing examination. But, in recent years, the Hindi medium result has not been great and even this year CSE 2015, there are only two Candidates among top 100 ranks (62nd Anuradha Pal and 99th Rank Gaurav Singh Sogarwal).


Last Update Wednesday 6th July 2016

06-07-2016
Dismal performance by Hindi Medium Candidates persists even in Civil Services Examination 2012

On Monday 20th January 2014  

It all started with Civil Services Examination 2011 that has seen the most awful performance by Hindi Medium Candidates. Although, there is a slight improvement in CSE 2012 but, it is far below their performance in preceding years. It is manifested in the figures extracted from latest UPSC Annual Reports that inadequate representation of Candidates with Hindi Medium continues even in Civil Services (Main) Examination 2012.


Last Update Sunday 12th June 2016

12-06-2016
Interview Test (Personality Test)

On Thursday 2nd February 2012  Civil Services Examination conducted every year by Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has final stage of the examination, Interview which is conducted in March/April normally. Its weight is 300 marks which play a vital role in any candidate’s selection and even in securing top ranks. Those who qualify Main (Written) Examination are called for interview.
Last Update Thursday 2nd February 2012

02-02-2012
Community, Age and Gender-wise Distribution of Recommended candidates

On Monday 18th April 2011  
Last Update Monday 18th April 2011

18-04-2011
Success-Rate vis-a-vis Broad Stream of Disciplines

On Sunday 17th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Sunday 17th April 2011

17-04-2011
Number of attempt by the Recommended Candidates

On Sunday 17th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Sunday 17th April 2011

17-04-2011
Community and Gender-wise Success Rate of Candidates in CSE 2008

On Thursday 7th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Thursday 7th April 2011

07-04-2011
Performance of Popular optional subjects

On Wednesday 6th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Wednesday 6th April 2011

06-04-2011
Success-Rate of Optional Subjects opted by 100-500 candidates

On Tuesday 5th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Tuesday 5th April 2011

05-04-2011
Civil Services Examination: huge craze for the examination

On Monday 4th April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Monday 4th April 2011

04-04-2011
Result of Civil Services Examination 2008 came during year 2009-10

On Sunday 3rd April 2011  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 60th Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which relates to the Civil Services examination details held during year 2009-10.
Last Update Sunday 3rd April 2011

03-04-2011
A giant Examination as people call it

On Monday 25th January 2010  A huge gamut of youngsters are flocking in every year for this examination. Don’t just look at 4-5 lakh figures of applicants, who are eyeing a few hundred posts, every year.
Last Update Monday 25th January 2010

25-01-2010
A glance at the statistics

On Monday 25th January 2010  The aspirants for this examination are getting exciting; be it beginners, who wish to explore career opportunities in Civil Services or those who have appeared before and availed attempt/s earlier, become curious about the same and indulge in some serious planning.
Last Update Monday 25th January 2010

25-01-2010
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Examinationsconducted by UPSC

On Sunday 5th April 2015  

Answers to general queries candidates make regarding the various examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)


Last Update Sunday 5th April 2015

05-04-2015
Explore if Civil Services Examination is the most suitable option as your ‘Career Choice’

On Saturday 25th March 2017  

As hunt for career exploration begins, you have array of options available and from there you shortlist some jobs as career options.

Before you commit yourself for Civil Services Examination, you need to do little research and accordingly set time deadlines and define outcome.

If you don’t set Goals; you efforts will be without direction and it may take a long time before you really know the path you traverse will take you to the desired destination or not.


Last Update Sunday 14th October 2018

14-10-2018
Career in ‘IAS’: Dream to Achieve

On Thursday 26th March 2015  

For most of the candidates, it is elusive and search is on to find suitable strategies that help them succeed. For some, desired success comes in first attempt and some after consuming four attempts, it remains a mystery. So, the best strategy is to understand the complete exam-related requirements and accordingly prepare for putting-up a decent show.


Last Update Sunday 14th October 2018

14-10-2018
Civil Services Examination: What is adequate time duration for an effective preparation?

On Thursday 7th July 2016  

So, approx. from 1 year to 3 years’ time period is required for sound preparation for Civil Services Examination.

An important thing to remember is that to succeed and even to survive this long selection process, in addition to talent, you need strong resolve and commitment.


Last Update Sunday 14th October 2018

14-10-2018
Is it advantageous to have someone to guide about Civil Services Examination preparation

On Tuesday 29th March 2016  

Civil Services Examination has an exam-plan that evaluates the candidate’s suitability for the top posts with multi-stage process that requires capability along with diverse set of skills and traits.

The big competition awaits you as huge number of claimants for limited seats makes the environment quite challenging.


Last Update Tuesday 2nd October 2018

02-10-2018
Final Result: INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2009

On Friday 5th March 2010  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Written Result: Civil Services (Main) Examination 2009

On Friday 5th March 2010  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Combined Medical Services Examination 2010 Final Result Announced

On Wednesday 8th September 2010  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Indian Forest Service Exam, 2010 Result Announced

On Monday 21st February 2011  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Final Result of Engineering Services Exam 2010 Announced

On Sunday 3rd April 2011  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Civil services (preliminary) examination, 2011 result out

On Thursday 18th August 2011  
Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
Indian Forest Service Examination, 2011

On Sunday 12th February 2012  

The result of the written part of the Indian Forest Service Examination 2011 held by UPSC has been announced. The candidates should check and confirm the result on the official web-site of Union Public Service Commission.


Last Update Saturday 14th July 2018

14-07-2018
IAS! Civil Services Examination!! No-no, not me!!!

On Friday 1st January 2010  

This examination is both challenging and demanding for the candidates as it requires them to demonstrate the dedication towards it.


Last Update Sunday 3rd June 2018

03-06-2018
Civil Services Examination 2015: Confront the realities

On Sunday 8th March 2015  

With number of vacancies going up in recent years, certainly opportunities are increasing; but, the competition is rising with more and more talented and professional degree holders have career in Civil Services as their new found love.


Last Update Tuesday 5th July 2016

05-07-2016
Interview: Your personality test

On Sunday 23rd December 2012  

Be it Preliminary, Main Examination or Interview, many candidates look out for cut-off to make own strategy while preparing for Civil Service Examination.


Last Update Monday 4th July 2016

04-07-2016
Civil Service Examination: average marks required to get through each stage of examination

On Sunday 23rd December 2012  

Be it Preliminary, Main Examination or Interview, many candidates look out for cut-off to make own strategy while preparing for Civil Service Examination.


Last Update Monday 4th July 2016

04-07-2016
Examination Plan Mains (Written)

On Thursday 6th January 2011  

It has been made clear by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on October 18, 2010 in the announcement relating to the incoming changes from 2011 exam that no changes are being introduced at this stage in the Civil Services (Main) Examination and Personality Test in the scheme of Civil Services Examination (CSE).


Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Preliminary Examination Plan 2011

On Thursday 6th January 2011  

After more than 3 decades of pattern which involved 2 papers of General Studies and a optional paper, Preliminary Examination is now going to donning a new look from Civil Services Examination 2011.


Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Centre of Examination

On Tuesday 19th January 2010  
Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Reservation Policy

On Tuesday 19th January 2010  
Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and posts

On Tuesday 19th January 2010  

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 the 23rd May , 2010 in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette in India Extraordinary dated the 2nd January, 2010.


Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Interview test

On Wednesday 8th April 2009  
Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Plan of Examination

On Wednesday 8th April 2009  

As per the plan of examination, Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written part as well as interview) would determine their final ranking.


Last Update Tuesday 7th April 2015

07-04-2015
Interview test

On Sunday 18th March 2012  

The final stage of the examination is Personality Test which carries 300 marks. The interviews for CSE 2011 are commencing on March 19, 2012


Last Update Sunday 5th April 2015

05-04-2015
INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2013

On Wednesday 6th March 2013  

Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Examination is also going to be a two-tier examination similar to that of the Civil Services Examination. The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination shall serve as the Screening Test for both the Civil Services as well as the Indian Forest Service Examinations.


Last Update Sunday 5th April 2015

05-04-2015
Schedule of the Examinations - 2010

On Friday 20th February 2009  

Calendar for Examinations - 2010


Last Update Wednesday 18th March 2015

18-03-2015
Schedule of the Examinations - 2011

On Thursday 9th December 2010  

Calendar for Examinations - 2011


Last Update Wednesday 18th March 2015

18-03-2015
Calendar For Examinations - 2012

On Wednesday 17th August 2011  
Last Update Wednesday 18th March 2015

18-03-2015
Right optional subject choice: stepping stone in your journey to success

On Saturday 7th November 2009  

A long list of subjects to choose from but it is not a very difficult decision when you have to pick one optional subject for Preliminary examination.


Last Update Sunday 15th March 2015

15-03-2015
Civil Services Examination 2013: Plans & Strategies for beginners

On Sunday 12th August 2012  

Enough has been said and discussed regarding the ‘Civil Services Examination’. Still, among beginners there is uncertainty that in which manner they should start and plan for this long journey.


Last Update Sunday 15th March 2015

15-03-2015
IAS Preparation: be sure that your preparation is going in the right direction

On Friday 19th April 2013  

Most of the candidates with competence like you take up the challenge to appear in Civil Services Examination. No doubt, the Goal you have set for yourself is real and each year hundreds of capable candidates accomplish the goal; but, their journey is full of ups and down. During preparation, many candidates unsure of success ask “am I moving in the right direction?”


Last Update Sunday 15th March 2015

15-03-2015
Blow to fortunes of Hindi Medium Candidates in Civil Services Examination 2011

On Wednesday 6th February 2013  Performance of Candidates with Hindi Medium was bad in Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2010 but, it has turned worse in Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2011 and the figures extracted from latest UPSC Annual Reports clearly reflect inadequate representation of Candidates with Hindi Medium in Civil Services (Main) Examination 2011.
Last Update Monday 20th January 2014

20-01-2014
CSE 2009: Success rate of all Optional Subjects in Mains Examination

On Thursday 26th January 2012  To plan the strategy for Civil Services Examination, candidates look for information and details regarding the examination. To help you plan better, we bring the latest facts relating to Civil Services Examination from the 61st Annual Report of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Last Update Sunday 5th January 2014

05-01-2014
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2010: Success rate of all Optional Subjects

On Monday 14th January 2013  Selection of optional subjects is a tough decision. For getting attracted towards any optional subject, generally, candidates look at the past performance of the optional subject and the success-rate. Following table will help you in short-listing optional subjects and making strategies for preparation. [Source – 62nd Annual Report, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)].
Last Update Sunday 5th January 2014

05-01-2014