About UPSC Civil Services and Indian Forest Services Recruitment 2016 Across India :
UPSC invites online application for the recruitment of various vacancies through Civil Services and Indian Forest Examination 2016. It is considered to be one of the toughest examination across India. The popular job posts are Indian Administrative Service ( IAS ), Indian Foreign Service ( IFS ) , Indian Police Service ( IPS ) and Indian Revenue Service ( IRS ) and many others. The examination will be conducted in 3 phases – Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test ( Interview). The commencement of filling and submitting online application will start from 27th April 2016 and ends on 27th May 2016. The preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on August 2016.
Important Note : Do not forget to take print out of Important Instructions. It is mandatory to have print out of Important instructions to get entry into the examination hall. Last date to take print out of call letters for Prelim examination is 7 Aug 2016.
Location : Across India
Exam Date : Prelim : August 2016 & Mains : December 2016
Vacancies : 1189 Posts (1079 for Civil Services and 110 for Indian Forest Services)
Age Limit : Minimum – 21 years and Maximum – 32 years ( as on 1st August 2016 )
No of Attempts : 6 (for General) , 9 ( for OBC) and No Limit for SC / ST
Eligibility Criteria :
Educational Qualification : Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent. Final year candidates can also apply for this provided they can give proof of passing before the main examination.
Selection Process and Paper Pattern :
Civil Services ( CSAT 2016 ) Preliminary Examination Paper Pattern :
The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry maximum of 400 marks. This exam is only of qualifying nature; the marks obtained in the prelims are not counted for determining the final order of merit.
|Paper I – General Studies (only consider for marks)||2 Hours||100||200|
|Paper II – Aptitude (qualifying minimum 33% marks)||2 Hours||80||200|
Civil Services Mains Examination Paper Pattern (may subject to change) :
|Paper A||Indian Language (Qualifying)||300|
|Paper B||English (Qualifying)||300|
|Paper II||General Studies – I||250|
|Paper III||General Studies – II||250|
|Paper IV||General Studies – III||250|
|Paper V||General Studies – IV||250|
|Paper VI||Optional Subject Paper 1||250|
|Paper VII||Optional Subject Paper 2||250|
|Personality Test (Interview)||275|
Preferred Books for Civil Services Preliminary Examination ( CSAT 2016 ):
- General Studies Civil Services Preliminary Examination – 2016 – English ( Paper – 1 )
- Ethics , Integrity and Aptitude Civil Services Examination – English ( Paper – 2 )
Important Dates :
- Starting Date To Fill Form Online : 27 April 2016
- Last Date To Submit Form Online : 27 May 2016
- Written Examination Date (Prelim) : August 2016
Application Fee :
- Female / SC / ST / PH : No Fee
- Others : Rs 100/-
How To Apply :
The application must be submitted through online mode only. Application will be treated complete only after successful submission of Part – II registration along with payment of fee.
Apply Link :
Part – I and Part – II Registration : Click Here