UPSC Civil Services Examination (Preliminary), 896 Posts - Apply Online

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, New Delhi will hold the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination for recruitment of various posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service(IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other Group 'A' and Group 'B' Central Services / Posts etc.


Last Date: 18/03/2018.

Name of the Examination: 


Civil Service (Prelims) Examination 2019

No of posts: 896


Age: 


The Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 01.08.2019. Age Relaxation is applicable as per the Government rules.


Educational Qualification


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 University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Number of Attempts: 


The maximum number of attempts permissible as follows:

General Category: 6 attempts
Physical Handicapped: 9 attempts
OBC: 9 attempts
SC /ST: No Limit

Services :


(1) Indian Administrative Service.
(2) Indian Foreign Service.
(3) Indian Police Service.
(4) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
(5) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(6) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
(7) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(8) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
(9) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
(10) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
(11) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(12) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
(13) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'.
(14) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
(15) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
(16) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
(17) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
(18) Indian Trade Service, Group 'A'.
(19) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’.
(20) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
(21) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B'.
(22) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'.
(23) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'.
(24) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.


Selection Process:


The Examination will consist of two successive stages:-

(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type)

(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview)

Application Fee: 


No fee for Female/ SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability candidates.
Applicants required to pay Rs.100/- through below-mentioned methods-

By cash: By cash Mode should print the system generated Pay in slip during Part II registration and deposit the money at any Branch of State Bank of India.

* By Net Banking: Using net banking facility of SBI.

* By Online: Using Visa/ Master/ Rupay/ Credit/ Debit cards.


How to Apply:


Eligible Candidates can apply Online form the website www.upsconline.nic.

Last Date for Online Applications is 18th March 2019 till 6:00 P.M.

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