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About UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018 Vacancies – Across India : UPSC Exam Pattern – Syllabus – Exam Date

UPSC invites online application for the recruitment of various vacancies through Civil Services and Indian Forest Examination 2018. It is the most popular 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).

Location : Across India

Official Website :

Exam Date : Prelim : 3rd June 2018 & Mains : September 2018

Age Limit :  Minimum – 21 years and Maximum – 32 years ( as on 1st August 2018 ). Canddiates must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1986 and not later than 1st August, 1997. Relaxation for Reserved classes.

No of Attempts :  6 (for General) , 9 ( for OBC) and No Limit for SC / ST

No. of Vacancies : 782

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 2018 ) 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.

Prelims Paper Duration Questions Marks
Paper I – General Studies (considered for results) 2 Hours 100 200
Paper II – Aptitude (qualifying only min 33% marks) 2 Hours 80 200
Total   400


Civil Services Mains Examination Paper Pattern (may subject to change)  :

Paper Subject Marks
Paper A Indian Language (Qualifying) 300
Paper B English (Qualifying) 300
Paper I Essay 250
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
Total   1750
Personality Test (Interview) 275
Grand Total 2025


Preferred Books for Civil Services Preliminary Examination ( CSAT 2018 ):

  1. General Studies Civil Services Preliminary Examination – 2018 – English ( Paper – 1 )
  2. Ethics , Integrity and Aptitude Civil Services Examination – English ( Paper – 2 )

Application Fee : 

  • Female / SC / ST / PH : No Fee
  • Others : Rs 100/- {200/- again have to be paid if qualified for Mains Exam}

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

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  1. Thanks for the information. Sir i have given exam this year and want to know when will result of mains will be out. Will it be online also or any method of news paper result is there. I have not attneded any coaching and not having any guideline. Pleas help.

  2. Sir, I have done graduation in life sciences-mcrobiology, biotechnology and biochemistry.. Post graduation -agricultural biotechnology…am I eligible for :upsc its exam?


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