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UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2016

Published Date : 29 Apr 2016
Education Qualification : Graduation
Last Date : 27 May 2016
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), has released notification for the Pre examination of Indian Administrative Service / Indian Foreign Service / Indian Revenue Service / Indian P&T Accounts & Finance and many other posts. Interested candidates may apply from 27 April 2016 to 27 May 2016.

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2016

Tentative Number of Vacancies : 1079 (which include 34 vacancies reserved for P.H. Category, 14 vacancies for LDCP, 7 Vacancies for B/LV and 13 Vacancies for H.I.)

Name of Examination Education Qualification Age Limit
Civil Services Preliminary Examination Candidates must have done Graduation / Post Graduation from a recognized university. 21 to 32 years as on 01 August 2016

Type of Services under UPSC Civil Services Examination

(i) Indian Administrative Service.
(ii) Indian Foreign Service.
(iii) Indian Police Service.
(iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
(v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
(vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. (viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
(x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
(xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
(xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
(xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
(xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
(xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
(xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
(xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
(xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
(xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
(xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
(xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure will be based on two exams – (1) Pre Exam (2) Main Exam and then interview. Candidates who will clear the pre exams will eligible for the main exam.

Examination Procedure

Pre Examination Procedure Subjects Details
Paper-I Objective Type Question – 200 marks
Duration : Two hours 
Current events of national and international importance, History of India and Indian National Movement, Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World, Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc., Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc., General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization., General Science.
Paper-II Objective Type Question – 200 marks
Duration : Two hours
Comprehension, Interpersonal skills including communication skills, Logical reasoning and analytical ability, Decision-making and problem-solving, General mental ability, Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).

Check Out UPSC Civil Services Preliminary & Main Examination 2016 Syllabus

How To Apply

Eligible and desirous Candidates may apply online through the official website www.upsconline.nic.in and are requested to fill the complete and correct details.

Important Dates

Starting Date to fill Online Application : 27 April 2016
Last Date to fill Online Application : 27 May 2016

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7 months 24 days ago

sir/mam iam studying in bca 2nd year ..after completing graduation can i apply for this exam…in any sector

8 months 12 days ago

I gave degree last semester exam so can I eligible for upsc exam


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