UPSC IAS Notification 2024: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the notification of Civil Services Examination (Prelims)- 2024 (UPSC CSE Notification 2024) on 14 February. As soon as the notification is released on the official website of UPSC upsc.gov.in, the process of online application will start by going to upsconline.nic.in. Youth who want to join various civil services including IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS will be able to apply till March 5, 2024. UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2024 will be held on 26 May 2024. It is quite possible that this time also UPSC will implement the policy of first apply first allot for the exam centre. That means, the earlier you apply, the more chances you have of getting your desired exam center city.
Through this examination, officers will be selected for other all India services including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS). To appear in the main examination of Indian Forest Service examination, one has to pass UPSC Civil Services Prelims. That means the prelims exam of both the competitive exams will be common.
Ability : Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject from a recognized university/institute.
– Students appearing in the final examination of Bachelor degree course can fill the application form. Such candidates will have to provide proof of having obtained a Bachelor’s degree while filling the Civil Services (Main Examination) form.
– Minimum age – 21 years. Maximum age should be less than 32 years.
– There is a relaxation of three years for OBC category candidates, five years for SC/ST and ten years for physically handicapped category candidates in the maximum age limit.
range of efforts
General category candidates get total 6 attempts with age limit of 32 years. Whereas Other Backward Class candidates get 9 attempts till the age of 35 years. SC/ST category candidates get unlimited number of attempts till the age of 37 years.
The selection process of UPSC Civil Services consists of the stages of Prelims Exam, Main Exam and Interview.