The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam 2020 application process on Wednesday. The Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Preliminary Examination 2020 application notification was released by the board on its official website ( Click here for UPSC Website).Candidates aspiring for getting selected for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Postal Service (IPS) among other “A” Grade services are advised to read the official notification.
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Application Fee :
General: Rs. 100/-
SC/ ST/ Female & PwBD: Nill
Payment Mode: Depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash/ Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit card
Important Dates :
- Starting Date for Apply Online: 12-02-2020
- Last Date to Apply Online: 03-03-2020
- Last Date for Fee Payment (by cash): 02-03-2020
- Last Date for Fee Payment (Online): 03-03-2020
- Date for online application Withdrawn: 12 to 18-03-2020 till 6:00 pm
- Date of Preliminary Exam: 31-05-2020
Age Limit (as on 01-08-2020) :
- Minimum Age: 21 Years
- Maximum Age: 32 Years
- Age relaxation is applicable as per rules
The preliminary exam comprises two papers – Paper I and Paper II (CSAT – Civil Services Aptitude Test). Paper I consists of 100 MCQ-based questions, each carries 2 marks, while CSAT is qualifying in nature, aspirants should score 33 per cent minimum marks in the paper. It has 80 questions and each question carry 2.5 marks. One should be mindful of not attempting wrong numbers, doing this will fetch negative marks. Scores obtained in the preliminary examination are not added for determining the final merit list.
One the aspirants qualify UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) examination and they appear in the main examination and after qualifying it they go for interview and then the Commission prepares final lists of successful candidates.
Candidates should posses Degree from a recognized University.
Important Links :
Notification Click here
Official Website Click here