UPSC Exam Eligibility - Age Limit, Qualification, Number of Attempts

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to higher Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service. Also simply referred to as the UPSC examination, it is conducted in three phases - a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II also popularly known as Civil Service Aptitude Test or CSAT), and a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type, in which two papers are qualifying and only marks of seven are counted followed by a personality test (interview). A successful candidate sits for 32 hours of examination during the complete process.

Age Limit

21 to 32 years

Exam Held

Once a year

Number of Attempts

General - 6 , OBC - 9 , SC/ST (Upto age limit)

Educational qualification

Graduation from any recognized university

Nationality

Indian (For IAS and IPS)

Course Name

CSE

Course Demand

Very high

Available Seats

30

Schedule

5.00 pm - 7.00 pm

Includes

Books & Study Material