UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2020

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2020

Union Public Service Commission conducts civil services exam for interested candidates. UPSC civil services exam is also called IAS exam. This exam is conducted all over India. UPSC notification 2020 will start the UPSC exam process officially. UPSC civil services 2020 Exam notification, exam dates, syllabus, number of attempts are shown on their official website of UPSC.

Latest update:- UPSC notification 2020

UPSC Notification has to be released the exam calendar. And give some important notification for the exam. UPSC notify the 796 vacancies for this year 2020.

UPSC exam is conducted for top government posts all over India. The topper of the UPSC Exam has the opportunity to become the Cabinet Secretary to the government of India. UPSC conducts the Exams for many services:-

All India services 

  • Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
  • Indian Police services (IPS)
  • Indian Forest Services (IFoS)

  Central civil services

  • Indian Foreign services
  • Indian P & T Account and Finance Services (Group A)
  • Indian Audit and Accounts services (Group A)
  • Indian Revenue Services (Customs and Central Excise) Group A
  • Indian Defence account Services (Group A)
  • Indian Revenue Services, I.T (Group A)
  • Indian Ordnance Services (Group A) Assistant work Manager, Administration
  • Indian Postal Services (Group A)
  • Indian Civil Accounts Services (Group A)
  • Indian Railway Accounts Services (Group A)
  • Indian Railway Traffic Services (Group A)
  • Indian Railway Personnel Services (Group A)
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Group (Group A)
  • Indian Defence Estates Services (Group A)
  • Indian Information Services (Group A)
  • Indian trade Services (Group A)
  • Indian Corporate Law Services (Group A)
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (Group B) Section Officers grade
  • Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Delhi, Andaman& Nicobar Island Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu Dadra (Group B).
  • Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, (Group B).
  • Pondicherry Civil services (Group B)
  • Pondicherry Police services (Group B)

UPSC Exam Highlights

UPSC Exam is conducted in many places of India. All information about this exam is important for qualifying this UPSC Exam. Here some Highlights of the Exams 2020.

Name of Exam

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2020

Civil Services Exam(IAS) 2020

Conducting Body

Union service public commission(UPSC)

Exam Level

National

UPSC Vacancies

796

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam stages

Prelims, Mains(Written), Interview(Face-to-Face)

Application Fee

100

Language

Hindi & English

No. of Test cities

Tests centre across the nation

Exam Helpdesk Number 

011-23098543/23385271/23381125/23098591

Official Website

http://www.upsc.gov.in/

UPSC Exam Dates

This Exams are conducted once a year. UPSC out the vacancies for different posts of UPSC. It is a government organised exam. The government conducts the exam for the top-level post of India. Here the exam dates of UPSC Details:-

Events

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) 2020

Dates

Salient features

IAS Exam 2020 Notifications

12 Feb 2020

The UPSC issued the civil services(IAS) exam notification 2020 for 796 vacancies

Last date to apply for UPSC Exam 2020

3 march 2020

The IAS Exam 2020 online application will be accepted until the Date

UPSC Prelims exams 2020

31 May 2020

IAS Prelims 2020 Exam will be conducted in offline mode

UPSC Prelims 2020 Result

To be announced

IAS Prelims exam result 2020 will be announced by UPSC.

IAS Mains EXam 2020

18 Sep 2020

The UPSC Mains exam 2020 will be conducted by UPSC.

UPSC Eligibility

Eligibility of UPSC is very important for the candidates. The first question comes to mind when you see the notification of the UPSC Exam is their eligibility. All candidates who want to fill the UPSC Exam application form first read the eligibility criteria. Details of eligibility criteria are given below:-

Nationality

For UPSC Exam services the first thing is nationality. The candidate must as an Indian nation. Otherwise, they will be disqualified for the exam.

  • The subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Citizen of India
  • The intention of permanently settling in India with a Tibetan refugee to come to India before 1 January 1962, they can fill the UPSC Exam application form.
  • Some countries people come to India for the intention of the permanent setting of India name of the country is; Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, The united republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, these have come to the permanent setting of India. So, it is able to fill the application form for UPSC.

Age Limit of UPSC Exam 2020

Candidate age is 21 to 32 years, on 1 August 2020 only they can able to fill the form.  It means the candidate has to born not earlier than 2 August 1988 and not later than 1 August 1999. But there is some special relaxation of reservation candidates. The details are given below:-

Category

Age Relaxation 

ST/SC

5 years

OBC

3 years

DEfence services Personnel, a disturbed area and released as a consequence and disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country 

3years

ECOs and SSCOs who have rendered at least five years of military service as on 1 august 2020 and have been released and Ex-serviceman including commissioned officer   

5 years

PWD

10 years

Education Qualification

Candidate must have a Graduation Degree in any stream from a government recognised university. Candidates who are in last year or waiting for final results are also eligible to fill the application form of UPSC Prelims Exam. The UPSC Exam application form is released on their time. 

UPSC Exam Pattern

The UPSC Exam pattern is very important to know for the candidate. It consists of 3 stages of exams. The exam pattern is following here:-

  1. Preliminary Examination (IAS prelims)
  2. Mains Examination (IAS Mains)
  3. UPSC Personality Test(Interview)

Stages 1. IAS Exam – UPSC Prelims

S.no.

Name of the paper

Nature of the paper

Duration of the exam

Question

Marks

1.

IAS Exam Paper I (General Studies)

Merit Ranking Nature

2 hours

100

200 Marks

2.

IAS Exam Paper-II (General Studies CSAT )

Qualifying Nature

2 hours

80

200 Marks

  • All questions are Prelims Exam is objective and multiple type questions.
  • Prelims exams consist of negative marking but it only includes Prelims exams, not in Mains exam.
  • Blind candidates can take 20 mint extra time in each paper of exams.
  • Compulsory to attend both papers of the Prelims exam otherwise you are disqualified.
  • The mark scored in the Prelims exam is not counted in UPSC Mains exams.

Stages 2. IAS Exam – UPSC Mains

The second stage of IAS Exam is also called Mains Exam. It consists of a total of 9 paper and all paper is descriptive type. Here the following details of Mains exam:-

S. No.

IAS Exam Paper

Name of the Paper

Nature of the Paper

Duration of the time

Marks

1

Paper A

Compulsory Indian language

QUALIFYING

NATURE

3 hours

300 Marks

2

Paper B

English

3 hours

300 Marks

3

Paper I

Essay

MERIT

RANKING 

NATURE 

3 hours

250 Marks

4

Paper-II

General studies I

3 hours

250 Marks

5

Paper III

General Studies II

3 hours

250 Marks

6

Paper IV

General Studies III

3 hours

250 Marks

7

Paper V

General Studies IV

3 hours

250 Marks

8

Paper VI

Optional paper I

3 hours

250 Marks

9

Paper VII

Optional paper II

3 hours

250 Marks

TOTAL

1750 Marks

 

Interview or Personality Test

275

 

GRAND TOTAL

2025

Stage 3. IAS Exam – UPSC Interview 

Candidates who clear the Prelims exam and Mains exam with the required terms and

condition. They are eligible for this round of exam. The UPSC authority will decide the Interview result. The personality test will be conducted only UPSC Bhawan in New Delhi.

UPSC Exam Centers

UPSC exam centre will be described in the notification of UPSC Exam each year. The Prelims exam conducted 72 cities of India and Mains exam is conducted 24 cities in all India. Details of Prelims and Mains exam centre is given below:-

UPSC Prelims Exam centre

Agartala

Bilaspur

Ghaziabad

Jorhat

Gautam Budh Nagar

Siliguri

Agra

Chandigarh

Gorakhpur

Kochi

Panaji(Goa)

Srinagar

Ajmer

Chennai

Gurgaon

Kohima

Patna

Thana

Ahmedabad

Coimbatore

Gwalior

Kolkata

Port Blair

Thiruvananthapuram

Aizawl

Cuttack

Hyderabad

Kozhikode

Puducherry

Tiruchirapalli

Aligarh

Dehradun

Imphal

Lucknow

Pune

Tirupati

Allahabad

Delhi

Indore

Ludhiana

Raipur

Udaipur

Anantapur

Dharwad

Itanagar

Madurai

Rajkot

Varanasi

Aurangabad

Dispur

Jabalpur

Mumbai

Ranchi

Vellore

Bangalore

Faridabad

Jaipur

Mysore

Sambhala

Vijayawada

Bareilly

Gangtok

Jammu

Nagpur

Shillong

Visakhapatnam

Bhopal

Gaya

Jodhpur

Navi Mumbai

Shimla

Warangal

UPSC Mains Exam centre

The candidates who clear the Prelims exams are eligible to sit the Mains exam, but the number of candidates is less than the Prelims exam. So, the UPSC management decided to conduct less centre of the Mains exams. The details of the Mains exam centre is given below:-

Ahmedabad

Dehradun

Mumbai

Aizawl

Delhi

Patna

Allahabad

Dispur

Raipur

Bengaluru

Hyderabad

Ranchi

Bhopal

Jaipur

Shillong

Chandigarh

Jammu

Shimla

Chennai

Kolkata

Thiruvananthapuram

Cuttack

Lucknow

Vijayawada

Syllabus of UPSC 

Syllabus of the UPSC is very important to know whenever you don’t know what is read then you don’t clear the UPSC exam. Here the syllabus is given below, it helps to prepare the prelims exams of UPSC:-

Prelims Exam

Paper I

International and national importance of current events

Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social sector Initiatives, Sustainable development 

Indian movement and Indian Nation History

Biodiversity, climate change it does not required subject specialization

Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the world

Political system, Panchayati Raj, Public policy, Rights issues etc.

General science

 

Paper II

Comprehension

General mental ability

Logical reasoning and analytical ability

Decision making and problem solving

Basic numeracy, Data interpretation

Interpersonal skills including communication skills

Mains Exam

 

Name of the Exams

Indian language and Hindi

General studies I

General studies II

General studies III

General studies IV

Comprehension(Hindi and English)

Indian Heritage

Indian constitution

Indian economy

Ethics and human interface

Writing(Hindi and English)

Modern Indian History

Indian policy

Science and technology

Attitude

Usages and Vocabulary(Hindi and English)

World History

Social justice

Environment and biodiversity

Aptitude

Short Essay(Hindi and English)

Indian society

Indian Governance

Disaster management

Emotional Intelligence

 

Geography

International relations

security

Public/civil services values and Ethics in public administrator

    

Probity in governance

Conclusion

UPSC releases UPSC notifications every year and gives a better opportunity for those who want to see their career in the government sector. I hope this blog can help you to clear the UPSC exams. Now, that you have completed this blog about UPSC you briefly know What is the UPSC, 2nd is services of UPSC, then vacancies of the post then, Exams Dates, eligible criteria 2020 exams and the exam pattern of UPSC.  And also know the details about BPSC 2020 in my other post.

Now, the candidates are advised that before applying to UPSC you should have to get all the details related to the UPSC exam. It helps you to perform better. At last, we only want to say that there is nothing big that we can not achieve. But only you should have to focus on their objectives.



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