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Will applying for the UPSC exam considered as an attempt?

Asked 2018-09-03 09:14:31 by mp samy

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Applying as well as appearing for a UPSC exam will be considered as an attempt. The number of attempts is limited for the categories such as Unreserved(6), and OBC(9).

A few weeks back there was an issue in Rajya Sabha about UPSC age limit. What was that issue?

Asked 2018-08-31 00:31:13 by Stalin Zephaniah

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The Centre on 2 August 2018 stated that the upper age limit for Civil Services Examinations will be 32 years as on August 1, 2018. The age limit is relaxable for reserved category candidates.

I have 70% hearing disability. Can I apply for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 21:25:01 by সৌরভ দাস

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Yes, you can apply for the UPSC exam even if you have 70 % of the hearing loss. In case of differently-abled candidates, the upper age limit is 42 (ie. age relaxation of 10 years), and the number of attempts is determined based on one's caste-category.

Can I write the UPSC exam in Telugu?

Asked 2018-08-30 19:53:44 by baby gnapica

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Yes, you can write the UPSC exam in Telugu. You have to attempt the Prelims in English. The rest two steps i.e. Mains and Interview, you can continue in the languages recognized by the constitution of India.

My name is Namrata Chauhan. I belong to SC category. My date of birth is 31/8/1998. When can I appear for the IAS examination?

Asked 2018-08-30 17:43:09 by Sunil Chauhan

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Your age on 1st August 2020 will be 21 years. You can sit for the UPSC exam 2020. The candidate should be of 21 years on 1st August, then only he/she can apply for the civil exam of that year.

In the UPSC exam, when do they verify the eligibility conditions such as date of birth and number of attempts?

Asked 2018-08-30 17:19:12 by ankit kumar

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The eligibility conditions are verified by the Commission only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test. If the candidate has not followed the criteria instructions, he/she will be disqualified.

My dob is 03-04-1987. Can I appear for the IAS exam in 2019?

Asked 2018-08-30 16:36:29 by Devika Kotian

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can appear for the IAS exam 2019 as your age on 1st August 2019 would be 32 years. The upper age limit for various categories are (1)General- 32 years, (2)OBC- 35 years, (3)SC/ST- 37 years, and (4)Differently abled- 42 years.

How many attempts are for the general Category candidates?

Asked 2018-08-30 16:27:54 by Tarun Trehan

Answered by NewsBytes

For a student belonging to General category, the upper-age limit to appear for the IAS exam is 32 years, and a maximum of 6 attempts is allowed.

My DOB is 16-12-1984. Am I eligible to appear for UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 15:28:20 by Snehil Beohar

Answered by NewsBytes

Your age on 1st August 2019, would be 34 years. You are only allowed to sit for UPSC in 2019 if you are from OBC, SC/ST or Differently abled category.

I'm 37 years old and I belong to OBC category. Can I appear for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 15:27:25 by Asmita Kuchkorvi

Answered by NewsBytes

No, you can not appear for the UPSC exam as for those who belong to OBC (Other backward class) category, the upper-age cap is 35 years and the maximum number of attempts allowed is 9.

My d.o.b is 25-10-1999. Am I eligible for UPSC exam 2020?

Asked 2018-08-30 14:57:03 by Mohit Kumar Yadav

Answered by NewsBytes

No, you are not eligible to apply for UPSC exam 2020 because your age on August 1 would be 20 years. Your age should be 21 years as on August 1 to sit for UPSC exam that year.

How can I know the number of attempts I have done?

Asked 2018-08-30 14:42:37 by Chandra Sen

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You get a notification and a mail from UPSC every time you register for an exam. Trace that information to know how many attempts you are allowed now. If you outnumber the total attempts, your registration will not be submitted and you will be notified that you can not proceed further.

My d.o.b is 02-04-1998. Am I eligible for the 2019 UPSC examination?

Asked 2018-08-30 14:39:03 by Priyanka Singh

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you are eligible for the 2019 UPSC examination as your age on 1st August 2019 will be 21 years. The candidate should be of 21 years on 1st August, then only he/she can sit for the civil service exam of that year.

My date of birth is 26-05-1998. Am I eligible for the UPSC exam 2019?

Asked 2018-08-30 14:30:59 by Dugguluru Vasavi

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you are eligible to apply for 2019 UPSC exam. Your age on 1st August 2019 will be 21 years. The candidate should be of 21 years on 1st August, then only he/she can apply for the civil services exam of that year.

How can I download my Mains admit card?

Asked 2018-08-30 13:57:54 by Sanjeev kumar jha

Answered by NewsBytes

You can download the admit card by visiting the official website of UPSC. The Admit cards are uploaded three weeks ahead of the examination date. You will not get an e-mail regarding this. You'll have to check the website on time. The admit card for Mains will be released in September.

I'm 36 years old and belong to OBC category. Can I apply for the IAS exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 13:15:07 by Rimpa Sajotra

Answered by NewsBytes

No, you can not apply for the IAS exam. For those who belong to OBC (Other backward class) category, the upper-age cap is 35 years, and the maximum number of attempts allowed is 9.

I have done my graduation in B.Sc Hotel Management. Can I sit for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 13:01:18 by arif Iqubal

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can sit for the UPSC exam. All Indian citizens, aged above 21, who have completed their Bachelor's degree in any subject can appear for the UPSC Civil services exam for IAS.

IAS exams are held in which month?

Asked 2018-08-30 10:54:09 by Vaibhav

Answered by NewsBytes

UPSC Civil Services exam is a 2-stage examination. The Prelims are mostly conducted in June, and the Mains are conducted in November. The interviews start from the first week of February.

My d.o.b is 21-08-1998. Am I eligible to appear for 2019 UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-30 07:35:13 by chandra mouli

Answered by NewsBytes

No, you are not eligible to appear for the 2019 UPSC exam as your age on 1st August will be 20 years and 11 months. A candidate must complete 21 years as on 1st August.

I am an OBC ex-serviceman (soldier). I have completed 16 years of service and got retired at the age of 36. What is the age limit for me?

Asked 2018-08-30 05:24:21 by Selvaraj Muthu

Answered by NewsBytes

For those who belong to OBC (Other backward class) category, the upper-age cap is 35 years, and the maximum number of attempts allowed is 9 for UPSC exam.

I graduated from IGNOU. Can I apply for the upsc exam?

Asked 2018-08-29 23:43:46 by RANJAN SINGH

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can apply for the UPSC exam. Any candidate, who has completed his/her course through distance education can apply for UPSC only if their university/institution is officially recognized by the UGC and Central/State government. IGNOU is a government recognized university, which is why you can apply for civil exams.

Can I write the UPSC exam in Bengali?

Asked 2018-08-29 23:29:26 by SADDAM HOSSAIN

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes, you can write the UPSC exam in Bengali. The candidates are allowed to write in any language, but you have to attempt the Prelims in English only. UPSC permit students to appear in languages that are officially recognized by the constitution.

How we get the schedule of UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-29 22:26:12 by Parashnath Dubey

Answered by NewsBytes

You can get the annual calendar of UPSC examinations on the official website of Union Public Service Commission. Select the annual year and download the pdf to get the required information.

What is the age criteria to appear for IAS exam?

Asked 2018-08-29 20:38:38 by Anshul Bhargav

Answered by NewsBytes

The upper age limit for (1)General Category is 32 years, (2)OBC is 35 years, (3)SC/ST is 37 years, and (4)Differently abled is 42 years. The lower age limit is 21 years for every candidate.

Can final year students appear for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-29 20:33:14 by Ravindra Singh

Answered by NewsBytes

If you have appeared for the final examination of your last semester and your result is pending, then you are also eligible to sit for UPSC exams. You will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination along with your Mains application form. If you fail to do so, you will not be allowed to take the UPSC Mains exam.

I want to pursue post-graduation first. Will that reduce my chance of clearing the IAS examination?

Asked 2018-08-29 19:38:15 by Ayushi Mundra

Answered by NewsBytes

No, it will not reduce your chance of clearing the IAS exam. It all depends on your time management i.e. when do you start the preparation and how much time you invest to study for this exam. Study NCERT books and NewsBytes daily to stay updated on most of the topics.

Which type of questions are asked in UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-08-29 19:16:36 by Ragunath

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The type of question that is asked in UPSC exams is related to general studies and optional subjects. The optional subjects include history, economics, politics and many more.

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