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What is the cut-off for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-23 23:27:27 by Firoz Shah

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There is no fixed cut-off for the UPSC exam. It changes every year. The estimated cut-off for finals in UPSC for various categories is as follows: General(850-889), SC(815-835), ST(800-815), OBC(810-845), and PH(800-820). The previous year cut-off is provided on the official website of UPSC.

Will my name change affect my application form for UPSC? I have ID proofs with the new name and certificates with the old name.

Asked 2018-09-15 12:06:58 by Meera Renju

Answered by NewsBytes

If you have ID proofs with your new name and you've filled the form using the new name, then it won't affect your application form for UPSC. But if you had used your old name in the application form, and you have a legal document supporting your new name, then either you must fill the form again or you should talk to the administrative section of UPSC

Do they take personality tests individually or in groups?

Asked 2018-09-09 06:25:14 by Nandini Subramani

Answered by NewsBytes

Only those candidates who have qualified in the mains examination will be called interview round where the personal interview round takes place. The interviews are not held in groups.

When can I register for the next Preliminary Exam of IAS?

Asked 2018-09-08 14:17:09 by tulsi nag

Answered by NewsBytes

The registration process for the next IAS examination will start in February 2019. You can apply for that exam by registering yourself on the official website of UPSC.

Please specify whether we can choose two language papers or two optional papers?

Asked 2018-09-08 09:28:37 by parveen kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

The second stage of the IAS exam, i.e. the Mains examination comprises two types of exams- Qualifying papers and the papers considered for merit computation. There would be 2 language papers in the first category- English, and one of candidate's own choice and 2 optional papers in the second category. The second category consists of 7 papers in total.

How many optional subjects can we choose in UPSC Mains?

Asked 2018-09-08 09:05:39 by anasuya bagdevi

Answered by NewsBytes

The second stage of the IAS exam, i.e. the Mains examination comprises two types of exams- Qualifying papers and the papers considered for merit computation. The second category consists of 7 papers in total. These include the essay test, 4 general studies papers, and 2 optional papers. Therefore, you can choose only 2 optional subjects.

What is the upper age limit for IAS Examination?

Asked 2018-09-08 00:06:30 by swatantra kaushik

Answered by NewsBytes

The upper age limit in IAS examination for general category is 32 years, for OBC- 35 years, for SC/ST- 37 years and for the differently abled candidates- 42 years.

When will the application process of IAS examination 2019 start?

Asked 2018-09-08 00:05:36 by ARVENDRA Kushwaha

Answered by NewsBytes

The application process of IAS exam 2019 will start in February. The exact date will be announced later on the official website of UPSC. The application process ends in March.

What are the languages that are recognized in UPSC Mains?

Asked 2018-09-07 22:42:15 by Arijit Mete Guddu

Answered by NewsBytes

The languages in which you can take UPSC Mains are the 22 languages that are officially recognized by the Government of India. The 22 languages are listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India. The languages are Bengali, Bodo, Assamese, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Santali, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Can an undergraduate degree student apply for UPSC?

Asked 2018-09-07 22:17:02 by rajbir singh

Answered by NewsBytes

A student can only apply for UPSC if he/she has completed her graduation or is in the last year of the course. The minimum age limit to appear for the UPSC exam is 21 years.

How can I prepare for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-09-07 19:37:55 by Aman Sahu

Answered by NewsBytes

To prepare for the UPSC exam, you can read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on recent topics. Solve mock tests as many as possible to increase your speed. Read NCERT books thoroughly as they provide most of the content required for UPSC.

Which part of the Newspaper or magazine should I read? And how I should prepare for UPSC from now?

Asked 2018-09-07 19:07:07 by Techi Tagung Tayo

Answered by NewsBytes

While reading a newspaper, go through all the sections i.e, National, World, and Sports. Make notes on topics that you think is important and have international prominence. Follow up the stories if it has any development. Read NewsBytes to get news topic-wise and category-wise. It will be easier for you to get the details quickly.

When will the UPSC job notification be announced?

Asked 2018-09-07 18:50:06 by B Adithya

Answered by NewsBytes

There are various exams conducted under UPSC every year. Notifications regarding the vacancy in government jobs and exams are published on the official website of UPSC. One can visit the website frequently to stay updated on all job notifications.

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