Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts civil services examination annually. UPSC 2021 application process will start from February 2021 with the release of official IAS notification. The dates for civil services examination 2021 are out. CSE Prelims is scheduled for 27th June 2021. The IAS Exam aspirants preparing for the civil services examination can get all relevant details about the exam in this article.And also check the official website. https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Candidates can go through important UPSC IAS exam dates 2021 below:
|UPSC Notification 2021||10 Feb 2021||The UPSC will issue the Civil Services (IAS) Exam Notification 2021 online on February 10|
|Last date to apply for IAS Exam 2021||3 Mar 2021||The IAS online application online will be accepted till March 3|
|IAS Prelims Exam 2021||27 June 2021||IAS prelims 2021 will be conducted on June 27 across the nation|
|IAS Prelims 2021 Result||July 2021 (Tentative)||UPSC will announce the IAS result 2021 in the last week of July.|
|IAS Main Exam 2021||17 Sep 2021||UPSC will conduct the IAS main 2021 exam offline at the designated exam centres across the nation.|
|IAS Main 2021 result||December/January 2022 (Tentative)||The IAS Main Exam result 2021 will be released online only.|
UPSC IAS Exam 2021 Highlights
|Exam Name||UPSC Civil Services Exam (IAS) 2021|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission(UPSC)|
|UPSC Vacancies||To be notified|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Offline - Pen and Paper Mode|
|Exam Stages||Prelims - Mains(Written) - Mains(Interview)|
|Language||Prelims - English and Hindi|
As per the Civil Services Age Limit, the candidate Should be between 21 and 32 years, as on 1st August 2020 (for the UPSC CSE 2020), i.e., he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1988 and not later than 1st August 1999.
Civil Services Age Limit is an essential factor in the eligibility criteria. Therefore candidates applying for UPSC Exam should check these details properly before filling the online application form because after submit they do not change.
Age limit relaxations
(Civil Services Age limit relaxations, as discussed below, will apply).
UPSC Age Limit-Upper Relaxation
Number of Attempts
|SC/ST||37||Unlimited (Up to age limit)|
|Disabled Defence Services Personnel||35||9|
|Ex-Servicemen Persons with||37||9|
|Benchmark Disability - EWS (Economically weaker section)||42||9|
The UPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination is composed of two components:
|I||General Studies 1||200|
Objective and multiple-choice questions.GS 1 has 100 questions, while CSAT has 80 questions.CSAT is qualifying in nature – 33% marks required.Candidates qualify for Mains stage on the basis of marks obtained in GS 1
UPSC PRELIMINARY CIVIL SERVICE EXAM SYLLABUS
GS I ( General Studies ) Paper I
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, Biodiversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization.General Science.
CSAT ( Civil service aptitude exam ) Paper II
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.) (Class X level).
Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level).