Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced notification for the recruitment of Civil Service (Prelims) Exam 2020 vacancies on a permanent basis.
Those Candidates who are interested can look at the information below.
Name of the Post: UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Online Form 2020
Post Date: 12-02-2020
Latest Update: 14-02-2020
Total Vacancies: 796
Starting Date for Apply Online: 12-02-2020
Last Date to Apply Online: 03-03-2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (by cash): 02-03-2020
Last Date for Fee Payment (Online): 03-03-2020
Date for online application Withdrawn: 12 to 18-03-2020 till 6:00 pm
Date of Preliminary Exam: 31-05-2020
What is the UPSC Civil Service?
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. It is conducted to recruit for various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and Indian Police Service (IPS).
The exam 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)
How many appear and clear the UPSC?
The on-average pass percentage of UPSC exam is only about 0.2%. To take the average numbers of the year 2017, of 10 lakh (approx) candidates who appeared, the final candidates who got selected for the posts were 990.
Tips to clear UPSC
- Experts say that all it takes to clear the UPSC exam is devoted preparation for at least 12 months.
- Time Management is the key to prepare for UPSC.
- Understanding the exam pattern and the thorough practice of tests is required.