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The Full form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission, which conducts exams to recruit into various govt. jobs and there are multiple jobs where candidates can get a post in. Therefore, candidates need to decide which one to choose. However, IAS/IPS is everyone's top priority. We will present to you every detail about UPSC.
UPSC is the central recruiting agency for the prestigious civil services and various other top central government jobs in the country. It conducts the civil services exam for the recruitment of candidates into top services like the IAS/IPS/IFS. UPSC exam is considered the toughest exam in the country as nearly 10 lakh students apply every against nearly 800 seats. Every year, lakhs of students appear for this exam to be part of the prestigious civil services which gives them a chance to bring a change to this society.
UPSC is the central recruiting agency for the govt. of India. It conducts the examinations for appointments to the All India Servies( IAS/IPS/IFS), Central Services and public services of the centrally administered territories. Also, you can check everything in detail on their official website. Here is the list of exams conducted by them:
|Name of Examination||Date of Notification||Last Date for receipt of Application||Date of commencement of Exam|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||16.01.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||29.01.2022(SATURDAY)|
|Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2022||22.09.2021||12.10.2021||20.02.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2022||22.09.2021||12.10.2021||20.02.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||20.02.2022(SUNDAY)|
|CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2022||01.12.2021||21.12.2021||13.03.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||13.03.2022(SUNDAY)|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2022||22.12.2021||11.01.2022||10.04.2022(SUNDAY)|
|C.D.S. Examination (I), 2022||22.12.2021||11.01.2022||10.04.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2022||02.02.2022||22.02.2022||05.06.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2022 through CS(P) Examination 2022||02.02.2022||22.02.2022||05.06.2022(SUNDAY)|
|I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2022||06.04.2022||26.04.2022||24.06.2022(FRIDAY)|
|Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2022||25.06.2022(SATURDAY)|
|Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2022||26.06.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||03.07.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Combined Medical Services Examination, 2022||06.04.2022||26.04.2022||17.07.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2022||20.04.2022||10.05.2022||07.08.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||21.08.2022(SUNDAY)|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2022||18.05.2022||14.06.2022||04.09.2022(SUNDAY)|
|C.D.S. Examination (II), 2022||18.05.2022||14.06.2022||04.09.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2022||16.09.2022(Friday)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||09.10.2022(SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2022||20.11.2022(SUNDAY)|
|S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||13.09.2022||04.10.2022||10.12.2022(SATURDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||18.12.2022(SUNDAY)|
UPSC appoints 24 different civil services including the All India services i.e., IAS/IPS/IFoS. It conducts the civil services exam to recruit for these top services. Let’s take a look at some of these services.
There are other Group A and Group B services also. If a candidate is ready for 100% dedication for even a year, it becomes easy to clear the UPSC exams because there are multiple services under it. You have to pick the right choice for yourself and start preparing without delay!
|Sr. No.||UPSC Exam||Eligibility|
|1||Civil Service Exam (IAS)||Bachelor's Degree in any discipline|
|2||CAPF Exam||Bachelor's Degree in any discipline|
|3||Engineering Services Exam (IES)||Bachelor's Degree in any discipline|
|4||Combined Medical Services Exam (CMS)||MBBS degree|
|5||Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services Exam (IES/ISS))||Post-graduate Degree in Economics or Applied Economics or Econometrics or Business Economics from a recognized University.|
|6||Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS)||1. IMA - Graduation from a recognized university
2. INA - Engineering degree from a recognized university/institute
3. AFA - Graduation (with Physics and Mathematics at Class 12) or Bachelor of Engineering
|7||National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Exam (NDA & NA)||1. Army wing - Passed class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized board
2. Air Force and Naval wings - Passed Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics
|8||Combined Geo-Scientist Exam||Master's degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resources Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Exam Purpose||Recruitment of candidates for Civil Services and Civil Posts|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year(except NDA/NA and CDA)|
|Exam Language||English and Hindi|
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Firstly, go to the official website and click on the link to apply for civil services. Secondly, Enter the details like Name, Gender, Category, Nationality, etc. After that submit it and you will be on the payment page. This is the first step to registering for the exam form.
2. Payment Step
You can choose to pay online or offline. However, to pay online includes payment through debit/credit card or net banking. Firstly, for Debit Card enter the card number, validity, and CVV number. Secondly, If you choose Credit Card enter the card number, validity, and 6 digits special PIN number. Further, for net banking enter the account details and click on pay. Now, you will be redirected to Part II of the UPSC Form.
After the receipt of the fee payment, fill in the details of the application form, and enter the choice of Exam Centre. Further, enter the qualification and other details. After verification, click on submit.
4. Upload Image
Firstly, click on the link provided to upload the photo. Secondly, find and select the image. However, the image size should be JPG, Size 20KB – 300KB. Further, check if the image is correct and clear. Now, repeat the same steps to upload the picture of the signature. Also, the format and size are the same as the photograph. At last click on “I Agree” to approve and submit the complete IAS Form.
UPSC submits an annual report of its work to the president. Further, the president places the report before parliament with a memorandum. Also, it gives details about acceptance and non-acceptance. All the results of these exams are published on the official page of UPSC. The report is also made available to the public if they want to know more about the cut-off, the percentage of students who appeared in which medium, etc. This report also helps the candidates to make plans.
UPSC Exam is very tough to crack however with the right guidance and proper strategy you can clear this exam in the very attempt itself. You need to be fully dedicated towards your preparation and put in the required hard work along with smart work Study the syllabus thoroughly and prioritize it according to your strengths and weaknesses. Carefully go through the previous year's question papers to get an idea of the basic demands of the exam. Regularly attend mock test series to get enough practice before the final exam. To sum up, we have covered everything from UPSC eligibility to interesting facts. Also, we have included how to fill the form so you do not get confused about whether you are doing it the right way or not. Check out all services offered by UPSC and prepare accordingly.
1. What is the full-form of UPSC?
The full-form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission.
2. What are the services under UPSC?
UPSC offers many prestigious positions like IAS, IPS, IFS, and many more. There are 24 services (All India Services, Group A, and Group B) under UPSC that candidates can choose from. However, you have to plan the right strategy based on your needs and devote 100% of your attention to your studies.
3. What are the eligibility criteria for UPSC?
The basic eligibility for UPSC is graduation. The candidate should be a graduate from a government-affiliated university.
4. What is the age limit to apply for UPSC?
A general candidate more than the age of 32 cannot apply for the UPSC Exam. However, the attempts of a candidate depend on the category. Also, OBC, SC, and ST categories have age relaxations.