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