UPSC declares Civil Services Main 2018 results

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20 Dec 2018

#UPSC Civil Services Main-2018 results out; Here's how to check

The Union Public Service Commission has released the much-awaited results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination-2018 for recruitment to the prestigious IAS, IPS, IFS, and other civil services.

The Main Examination was held from 28 September to 7 October 2018.

As many as 1,994 candidates qualified for the next stage, Personality Test, likely to commence from 4 Feb'19.

Here's how to check the results.

Details

Personality Test's e-Summon Letters can be downloaded from UPSC website

Personality Test's e-Summon Letters can be downloaded from UPSC website

All those candidates who have successfully cleared the Civil Services (Main) Exam 2018 can download their result from the official website of the UPSC.

Also, the e-Summon Letter of Personality Test of the qualified candidates who will be invited for the interview can be downloaded from the UPSC website. It will be available for download from 8 January 2019.

Procedure

How to check the CSE Main 2018 results?

To check the Civil Services Main Exam results, candidates must visit the UPSC's official website upsc.gov.in.

On the homepage, they should click on "Written Result (with Name): Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018" link under the "What's New" section.

On the next page, they can find a PDF file that contains the roll numbers and names of all the candidates who qualified for Personality Test.

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Candidates must keep these documents ready for Personality Test

Candidates must keep these documents ready for Personality Test

At the time of their Personality Test, qualified candidates must take all the required certificates and documents with them.

They have to take their original certificates as proof for their age, community, educational qualification, Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD), and other important documents such as the TA Form.

The formats for SC/ST/OBC certificates, PwD certificates, and TA form can be downloaded from UPSC's website.

Prelims results

UPSC had announced Prelims results in July

The first stage of the UPSC Civil Services Examination, the Preliminary Examination, was held on 3 June 2018. The UPSC had declared the results of the CSE Prelims on 14 July.

The CSE is a three-stage exam held annually to recruit candidates for administrative positions in various All-India and Central civil services like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS among others.

Fewer vacancies this year compared to 2017

This year, about 782 vacancies would be filled on the basis of the results of the Civil Services Examination 2018. In 2017, UPSC had issued a notification for recruiting around 980 candidates, the lowest number in the previous five years, based on the CSE results.

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How many stages are there in Civil Services Exam?

Asked 2018-12-20 23:53:51 by Hemant Jayaraman

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UPSC CSE is conducted in three stages: Preliminary examination (Prelims), Main exam (Mains), and Personality Test (IAS Interview). Prelims consists of two objective type papers: General Studies and Civil Services Aptitude Test. Mains comprises 9 subjective papers. The final phase is the Personality Test/Interview.

What type of questions are asked in the Personality Test?

Asked 2018-12-20 23:53:51 by Abhinav Jaiteley

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Those who successfully clear the Prelims and Mains are invited for the Personality Test where a test of 275 marks, including Psychometric Test, Assessment Test, and Personal Interview, is taken. UPSC Board members assess the candidate's suitability for a career in the Indian Civil Services by testing their mental caliber, reasoning ability, moral integrity, and understanding of current events among other things.

What is the eligibility criteria for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-12-20 23:53:51 by Pari Khan

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To appear for the UPSC exam, you must (1) Have a Bachelor's degree from a center/state recognized university, (2) Must have attained the age of 21 years, and (3) Should have appeared or intend to appear for the final year degree examination.

How to start the preparation for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2018-12-20 23:53:51 by Cheshta Verma

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You can prepare for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1) Thoroughly read the NCERT books as they will provide the basic details on any topic, (2) Stay updated on national, international events, (3) Improve your writing speed by attempting as many mocks as possible per day, (4) Stay focused and always practice hard.

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