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What is UPSC Civil Services Exam

Civil Services Examination is conducted by Public Union Service Commission and Civil Services Examination, is a nationwide competitive examination through this competition Indian Administrative Service IAS, Indian Forest Service (IFS), Indian youth are selected for IFS and Indian Police Service (IPS) and other civil services.

 Every year Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) conducts a recruitment examination for the selection of officers, in the following services

These services are as follows All India Services, Group A,  Group B services.

Which Departments come under UPSC 

a) All India Services b) Group C) B services.
A) All India Services
  1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS Officer)
  2. Indian Police Service (IPS Officer)
  3. The Indian Forest Service (IFS Officer)
B) Group A Services
  1. Indian Foreign Service Officer
  2. Revenue service officer
  3. Corporate Law Service Officer
  4. Audit and accounting services officer
  5. Civil accounts officer
  6. Railway accounts officer
  7. Defense accounts officer
  8. Finance, Postal and Wire Accounts Officer
  9. Postal Service Officer
  10. Ordnance Factory Administrative Officer
  11. Defense Estates Service Officer
  12. Railway Protection Force Administrative Officer
C) Group B Services
  1. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service Officer (DANICF)
  2. Pondicherry Civil Service and Police Service Officer

UPSC exam eligibility

UPSC exam eligibility

To apply for the UPSC Civil Services exam, candidates should have passed Graduation in any field. It is not mandatory to pass in any particular subject for this exam, for this, the criteria for students is they should have to Pass Graduation in any Subject. In this exam those students who are in the final years of their graduation i.e. appearing candidate of final year graduation exam can also apply for UPSC Civil Services.


How Many Times can Apply for the UPSC Exam ?

sit in UPSC Civil Services exam OR How many times can give UPSC Civil Services exam:

  • General category students can give this UPSC civil services exam 6 times 
  • OBC students 9 times 
  • There is no rule for the candidates of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Jamaatis can take the Civil Services Examination
  •  Today Nationality Bar for Indian Administrative Service 
  • Indian become Indian Service and students applying for Indian Police Service must be Indian citizens 
  • For all other services 
  • India Citizens of Nepal Citizens of Bhutan Citizens of Bhutan Refugees from Tibet who came to India before 1st January 1962

Age Limite for UPSC Exam ?

There is a limited age limit The Minimum age of the candidate to apply for the Civil Services Examination is 21 years. and the maximum age has been fixed at 32 years, SC and ST students are given age relaxation of 5 years, OBC students are given 3 years age relaxation in the military field. Candidates who have served are given an age relaxation of 5 years.

CategoryMaximum Age Limit No. of Attempts Allowed
General / EWC32 Years6
OBC32 Years ( 3 Years Relaxation)9
SC / ST37 Years ( 5 Years Relaxation)Till the age limit
Physically Disabled Candidates42 Years ( 10 Years Relaxation)General/ OBC 9 Attempts SC/ST
Unlimited Age Limit

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