UPSCUPSC is a constitutional body defined under article 315 of Indian Constitution. It is solely responsible for recruitment of all Class A and Class B Central Government Employee like IAS, IPS, IFS officers.
|February - March||
Preliminary Exam shall be of two papers, which is as follows.
1. General Studies -1
2. General Studies -2 or CSAT
Both Papers will be of MCQ type. There will be negative marking for wrong answers.
|Total Marks considered for Merit||200|
|October||Mains examination will be descriptive in nature.||1750|
|February||Interview can be given in English, Hindi or Gujarati language||
|SR NO||Paper Name||Paper Type||Marks|
|1||One paper of an Indian language to be selected by the candidate out of languages included in the 8th Scheduled of the Indian Constitution.||Descriptive||300|
Papers 1 & 2 are of Non-Rankings types
(The marks obtained by candidates in these papers will not be considered for final merit)
General Studies - 1(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)
|5||General Studies-2 (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)||Descriptive||250|
|6||General Studies-3 (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)||Descriptive||250|
|7||General Studies-4 (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)||
|8||Optional Subject Paper-1||
|9||Optional Subject Paper-2||
|Interview or the Personality Test is the Final lap pf the Civil services selection process. It Carries 275 Marks (with no minimum qualifying marks)
|Marks obtained by the candidates in Main Examination (Written examination) as well as Interview would determine their final ranking.