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News,Views & Features


Civil Services Examination 2015 notification coming on May 23

On Wednesday 20th May 2015  

Delayed by a week, notification for Civil Services Examination 2015 is finally going to be published on May 23, 2015.


Last Update Wednesday 20th May 2015

20-05-2015
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination Paper 2 made qualifying; minimum cut-off 33%

On Wednesday 13th May 2015  

As the date of notification nears, Government of India has cleared the air around Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination and has made Prelims Paper II (Aptitude Test) qualifying.


Last Update Wednesday 13th May 2015

13-05-2015
Admit-Cards for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2014 allotted

On Thursday 24th July 2014  

The Admit-Cards for coming Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2014 have been issued by Union Public service commission (UPSC) on July 24, 2014. The Preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on August 24, 2014.


Last Update Wednesday 11th February 2015

11-02-2015
Civil Service (Main) Examination 2013 result out

On Tuesday 11th March 2014  The result of the Civil Service (Main) Examination 2013 held in December 2013 has been announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on March 11, 2014.
Last Update Tuesday 11th March 2014

11-03-2014
Government take liberal attitude; two additional attempts in Civil Services Examination

On Monday 10th February 2014  In an update issued by the Department of Personnel and Training on 10th February, 2014 Central Government approved two additional attempts to all category of candidates that would come in effect from the coming Civil Services Examination 2014.
Last Update Saturday 22nd February 2014

22-02-2014
Haritha V Kumar tops Civil Services Examination 2012; V Sriram takes the second spot while Stuti Charan captures the third rank

On Saturday 4th May 2013  The result of Civil Services Examination 2012 is out. The top rank has gone to Haritha V Kumar, a girl from Kerala who achieved this success in her fourth attempt. V Sriram, a doctor has got this in his second attempt while Stuti Charan did it in her third attempt.
Last Update Saturday 4th May 2013

04-05-2013
Haritha V Kumar is the new icon; girl from Kerala tops the coveted Civil Services Examination 2012

On Saturday 4th May 2013  Splendid performance from women candidates continue as third year in a row, women candidates have occupied the top slot in Civil Services Examination.
Last Update Saturday 4th May 2013

04-05-2013
Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013 to commence from 1st December 2013, going to be 5 days affair

On Sunday 14th April 2013  UPSC has announced the much awaited dates for Civil Services (Main) Examination which is slated to commence from 1st December 2013.
Last Update Sunday 14th April 2013

14-04-2013
Some modifications in the new scheme for Civil Services (Main) Examination 2013; divisive English Paper goes

On Thursday 21st March 2013  Addressing to the concerns shown, Government has taken a re-look on some aspects of new pattern for Civil Services (Main) Examination that was notified on March 5, 2013.
Last Update Thursday 21st March 2013

21-03-2013
Common Preliminary Examination for Civil Services Examination 2013 and Indian Forest Service Examination 2013

On Thursday 7th March 2013  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 Thursday 7th March 2013

07-03-2013
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination to get bigger; to serve as Screening Test for I Fo S Exam also

On Wednesday 27th February 2013  As placed on IFS Web-site, from 2013 Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Examination will also be of 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 Wednesday 27th February 2013

27-02-2013
Notification of Civil Services Examination, 2013 gets delayed

On Friday 1st February 2013  There is nothing unusual in delay of notification for Civil Services Examination and candidates should not read into it too much as these kinds of delays often happens.
Last Update Friday 1st February 2013

01-02-2013
सिविल सेवा परीक्षा 2013 की अधिसूचना ज़ारी होने में देरी

On Friday 1st February 2013  सिविल सेवा परीक्षा के लिए अधिसूचना की देरी में कुछ भी असामान्य नहीं है; पहले भी इसमें देरी होती रही है और उम्मीदवारों में इस समाचार को ले कर कोई संशय नहीं होना चाहिए.
Last Update Friday 1st February 2013

01-02-2013
Proposed Changes in UPSC Examination Pattern

On Friday 7th December 2012  Following is the statement made by Mr. V. Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in written reply to a question by Mr. Avinash Pande in the Rajya Sabha on December 6, 2012
Last Update Friday 7th December 2012

07-12-2012
Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination 2012 result announced

On Saturday 28th July 2012  The result of the Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination 2012 conducted on May 20, 2012 has been announced by UPSC.
Last Update Saturday 28th July 2012

28-07-2012
Civil Services Examination 2011: Top 20

On Friday 4th May 2012  List of top 20 successful candidates in the merit-list.
Last Update Friday 4th May 2012

04-05-2012
Details about Civil Services Examination, 2011 Results

On Friday 4th May 2012  Some important details about the Civil Services Examination, 2011, for which final result has been declared by UPSC on May 4, 2012 are as follows...
Last Update Friday 4th May 2012

04-05-2012
Highlight of Civil Services Exam, 2011 Results

On Friday 4th May 2012  The merit list released by UPSC has 910 successful candidates recommended for appointment for the posts of IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS and other Central Services.
Last Update Friday 4th May 2012

04-05-2012
It is Civil Services Examination 2011 result time

On Wednesday 2nd May 2012  As the results is near, your overall performance comes in focus which separates you from others as only a difference of one mark can make or break your dream.
Last Update Wednesday 2nd May 2012

02-05-2012
UPSC to reform Civil Services (main) exam

On Wednesday 14th December 2011  The Civil Services (Main) Examination is next on the UPSC’s reforms agenda.
Last Update Wednesday 14th December 2011

14-12-2011
Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2011

On Monday 18th October 2010  
Last Update Monday 18th October 2010

18-10-2010
CSAT: the new scheme of examination to be notified soon.

On Sunday 29th August 2010  Giving end to all speculations, now it is clear that proposed CSAT in place of existing Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination is expected to be in place from CSE 2011.
Last Update Sunday 29th August 2010

29-08-2010
CSAT is expected to come into effect from CSE 2011

On Sunday 29th August 2010  The change in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination is on cards now.
Last Update Sunday 29th August 2010

29-08-2010
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2010 Result

On Thursday 19th August 2010  The list of successful candidates who qualify for admission to the Main Examination scheduled to be held from 29.10.10 is out.
Last Update Thursday 19th August 2010

19-08-2010
Civil Services Examination 2009 Final Result

On Sunday 6th June 2010  
Last Update Sunday 6th June 2010

06-06-2010
Civil Service Examination (Prelims): Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) may come in 2011

On Tuesday 16th March 2010  
Last Update Tuesday 16th March 2010

16-03-2010
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 Sunday 26th June 2016

26-06-2016
Medium (Language) of writing Civil Services Examination

On Friday 8th April 2016  

As one begin preparation, among lots of reservations, one of the important question comes to mind is about medium (language) preference for writing examination. This question has become more prominent in recent years as the result of Hindi/vernacular medium candidates has gone down drastically which has once again sparked fear and apprehensions among many Hindi/vernacular medium candidates.


Last Update Monday 13th June 2016

13-06-2016
Should one go for General Studies study-material from coaching institutes?

On Saturday 18th January 2014  Many aspirants who don’t join coaching institutes regular classes due to several reasons, think of buying correspondence courses from coaching institutes of repute thinking that the quality of material is trusted and would be helpful in an effective preparation. But, the fact is that you buy the study-material at least one-year before the examination so that you can prepare; but, by the time you face examination, most of the information covered is stale.
Last Update Saturday 18th January 2014

18-01-2014
Current affairs resource for IAS Preparation: Newspapers & Magazines

On Monday 1st April 2013  

With new pattern in place both for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (2011) as well as Civil Services (Main) Examination (2013), UPSC has given it a completely new look and it has been dynamically redefined. To counter the challenges you need resource for covering Current Affairs and Contemporary developments.


Last Update Tuesday 19th July 2016

19-07-2016
Civil Services Examination: What is adequate time duration for an effective preparation?

On Saturday 16th January 2010  

So, approx. from 1 year to 3 years time period is required for sound preparation. An important thing to remember is that to succeed and even to survive this long selection process, in addition to talent you need strong will power and commitment.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
IAS Study Plan - How much is enough?

On Saturday 16th January 2010  

The answer to this query lies in your effective preparation through extensive study with a view to cover the overall perceptive and by considering complete details including the minute ones.


Last Update Thursday 7th July 2016

07-07-2016
CSE 2013: A special message to Hindi/vernacular medium candidates

On Tuesday 12th March 2013  

Hindi/vernacular medium candidates are no less than their English medium counterparts.I strongly feel that they need to concentrate on emerging requirements seriously and should have faith on their capabilities.


Last Update Wednesday 6th July 2016

06-07-2016
Take advantage of Peer Group to evaluate your performance

On Wednesday 20th July 2011  

When we create a list of the most useful technique for effective learning and improving memory ‘Group Study’ is an effective tool to prepare for Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Tuesday 5th July 2016

05-07-2016
Civil Services Exam: Medium (Language) of writing examination

On Saturday 2nd May 2015  

As one begin preparation, among lots of reservations, one of the important question comes to mind is about medium (language) preference for writing examination. This question has become more prominent in recent years as the result of Hindi/vernacular medium candidates has gone down drastically which has once again sparked fear and apprehensions among many Hindi/vernacular medium candidates.


Last Update Friday 8th April 2016

08-04-2016
‘Luck’ does play a role; but, only a little

On Thursday 28th November 2013  

Success in Civil Services Examination is not child’s play. It is the unpredictable nature of this examination that gives a feel that luck plays a major role.


Last Update Tuesday 29th March 2016

29-03-2016
How effective are the guide-books available in market for CSE

On Tuesday 20th November 2012  

Big examination like Civil Service Examination offer huge opportunity for many publishers to come out with tailored content to meet the demands as per syllabus. In absence of awareness and right guidance, a lot of candidates particularly the beginners look for such books with an aim to cover the syllabus effectively.


Last Update Saturday 28th March 2015

28-03-2015
Civil Services Examination is where you learn from experiences of others

On Wednesday 20th July 2011  

You should always note down and make a data base of the references to which you can turn up to if you need support and assistance. If you do so it is fine but if you don’t start it immediately.


Last Update Saturday 28th March 2015

28-03-2015
Civil Service Examination Preparation Strategy: Long-term Planning

On Sunday 12th August 2012  

It is tough; no doubt about that. Hope some of the suggestions in this Long-term planning would help the candidates to plan out a strategy of their own who are planning to take a plunge. Instead of trying, gaining awareness by taking 1-2 attempts, prepare meticulously so that you achieve success in your first attempt and that too with high ranks.


Last Update Sunday 15th March 2015

15-03-2015
Civil Service Examination Preparation Strategy: Short-term Planning

On Sunday 12th August 2012  

Some candidates look at this examination with a plan to get awareness whereas there are some talented, capable candidates who start a little late due to some reasons still, put in hard work and dedicate fully towards preparation. Hope some of the suggestions in this Short-term planning would help these candidates to plan out a strategy of their own.


Last Update Sunday 15th March 2015

15-03-2015
New format for Civil Services Examination 2013: why candidates are tense?

On Sunday 17th March 2013  The changes introduced for Civil Services (Main) Examination in recently released notification have invited fresh troubles. As such the notification got delayed by almost a month and when it seemed that everything is set, some issues have once again left the candidates concerned.
Last Update Sunday 17th March 2013

17-03-2013
Civil Services Examination: What is the Secrets of Success

On Sunday 24th April 2011  For each candidate, the most important thing to start preparation is to look for a strategy that helps in performance and desired success in Civil Services Examination. Following are few points which can help you in formulating a strategy and tips that will be useful all through-out you prearation.
Last Update Sunday 24th April 2011

24-04-2011