UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024: Eligibility, Syllabus & Preparation Tips

Prepare for UPSC 2024 Exam: Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Application Details.

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OVERVIEW OF UPSC CSE EXAM DETAILS

 

The UPSC Civil Service Exam is a national-level competitive exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to various civil services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS). The exam is conducted in three stages: a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers, a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type, and a personality test (interview). The exam is conducted annually, and the notification for the exam is usually released in February. The eligibility criteria for the exam include specific requirements related to educational qualification, age limit, and nationality. The exam pattern and syllabus are subject to change, and candidates are advised to check the official website of UPSC for the latest updates. The UPSC Civil Service Exam is considered one of the toughest exams in India, and candidates need to prepare thoroughly to crack the exam.

 

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) offers several group 'A' and group 'B' services. The major groups and services are listed below:

 

Group 'A' Services

 

1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

2. Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

3. Indian Police Service (IPS)

4. Indian Audit and Accounts Service

5. Indian Civil Accounts Service

6. Indian Corporate Law Service

7.  Indian Defence Accounts Service

8. Indian Defence Estates Service

9. Indian Information Service, Junior Grade

10.  Indian Postal Service

11.  Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service

12.  Indian Railway Protection Force Service

13.  Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes)

14.   Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax)

15.  Indian Trade Service

 

Group 'B' Services

 

1.  Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, (Section Officer’s Grade)

2. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS)

3. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS)

4. Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS)

 

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Particulars

Details

Exam name

UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2024

Conducting body

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Exam level

National

Exam frequency

Annual

Exam date

Prelims: May 26, 2024

 

Mains: September 20, 2024

Application period

February 14–March 5, 2024

Eligible candidates

Graduates from recognized universities

Age limit

Minimum: 21 Years Maximum: 32 Years (Relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/PH)

Exam pattern

Prelims: Objective Type (Two Papers)

 

Mains: Written + Personality Test

Syllabus

Covers broad spectrum of subjects

Selection process

Three Stages: Prelims, Mains, Interview

Application fee

Rs. 100 (Gen/OBC); Free (SC/ST/PWD/Women)

Official Website

https://upsc.gov.in/

 

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UPSC CSE Number of Attempts 2024

 

The number of attempts permitted for UPSC CSE 2024 varies by category:

 

  • General category candidates: 6 attempts
  • Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates: 9 attempts
  • Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates: No limitation
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD): 9 attempts
  • Ex-Servicemen: 8 attempts

 

UPSC CSE How to Apply 2024

 

To apply for UPSC CSE 2024, candidates can follow the steps below:

 

1.   Visit the Official UPSC Website: Access the official UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in.

2.   One-Time Registration (OTR): New users need to complete a one-time registration.

3.   Fill in Basic Details: Enter personal information such as name, date of birth, and contact details.

4.   Submit and Proceed: After verifying the information, submit your details to proceed. A registration ID will be generated for future reference.

5.   Complete the Application Form: Fill in the detailed application form, including educational qualifications, choice of exam center, and other relevant details.

6.   Upload Required Documents: Upload a photograph, signature, and photo ID proof.

7.   Payment and Final Submission: Choose your preferred mode of payment to complete the application fee transaction. Review your application before final submission.

 

The application process for UPSC CSE 2024 started on February 14, 2024, and the last date for submission of online applications is March 5, 2024.

 

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UPSC CSE Application Fee 2024

 

The application fee for UPSC CSE 2024 varies by category and gender. The following table summarizes the application fee for different categories:

 

Category

Exam Fee

General/OBC (Male)

Rs. 100

All Female Candidates

Exempted

SC/ST/PwD and Other Categories

Exempted

 

The application fee for UPSC CSE 2024 can be paid through various modes, including credit or debit card, net banking, UPI, etc. 

 

UPSC CSE Admit Card 2024

 

The UPSC CSE (Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Examination) 2024 admit cards are typically released according to specific events within the examination schedule. The UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 admit card is expected to be released around four weeks prior to the exam, which is scheduled for May 26, 2024. 

 

To obtain the admit card, candidates need to visit the official UPSC website (upsconline.nic.in), log in using their registration ID and password, and then download and print the admit card. 

 

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