UPSC Civil Services 2019: Online applications begin today

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19 Feb 2019

Online registration of UPSC Civil Services 2019 exam begins today

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun its online application process today- February 19, 2019, according to UPSC's official website.

It has released a notification to start the online registration process, which will end on March 18, 2019, at 6 pm.

The preliminary level exam of the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2019 will be held on June 2, 2019.

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CSE preliminary exam to be held on June 2

CSE preliminary exam to be held on June 2

All those who are interested in UPSC Indian Administrative Service (IAS)/Indian Forest Service (IFS)/Indian Police Service (IPS) can apply for the CSE examination.

After the preliminary exam, the CSE main exam will be held on September 20, 2019, which will be conducted for five days.

IFS main exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 1, 2019, and will be held for 10 days.

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Eligibility: Candidates should qualify a graduate level course

All those applying for the UPSC CSE 2019 should qualify a graduate-level course or its equivalent from a recognized institution or university.

Even distance mode graduates are eligible.

Just that the university from where you've done the course and the course itself should be UGC recognized.

The process of UPSC recruitment involves three steps- a preliminary level exam, the main exam, and an interview.

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Marks secured in preliminary exam won't count for final ranking

Marks secured in preliminary exam won't count for final ranking

The CSE preliminary exam involves two compulsory papers of 200 marks each- General Studies Paper I and Paper II, with MCQs and objective type questions.

Also, note that marks secured in preliminary will only count for qualification towards the main examination and will not be counted for final ranking.

The main exam is of 1,750 marks while the interview will be of 275 marks.

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What is the syllabus for UPSC 2019 exam?

Asked 2019-02-19 17:38:35 by Arnav Saxena

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https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification_CSP_2018_Engl.pdf. Along with the syllabus, you'll find the eligibility criteria as well the pattern of the exam mentioned in the PDF.">You can download the syllabus of UPSC or civil services exams by visiting the https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification_CSP_2018_Engl.pdf. Along with the syllabus, you'll find the eligibility criteria as well the pattern of the exam mentioned in the PDF.

How to prepare for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2019-02-19 17:38:35 by Ananya Chattopadhyay

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You can prepare for the UPSC exam by following these simple steps: (1) Read thoroughly your NCERT books as they will provide the basic details on any topic, (2)Read NewsBytes daily to stay updated on national, international events, (3) Read about the latest laws, amendments and the policies, (4) Solve mock tests and previous year question papers.

What is the eligibility criteria for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2019-02-19 17:38:35 by Devansh Dasgupta

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https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification_CSP_2018_Engl.pdf.">To appear for the UPSC exam, you must have (1) A Bachelor's degree from center/state recognized university, (2) Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years, (3) Candidates should have appeared or intend to appear for the final examination. You can check the eligibility for the UPSC exam at https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification_CSP_2018_Engl.pdf.

Is it necessary to read NCERT books to prepare for the UPSC exam?

Asked 2019-02-19 17:38:35 by Vivaan Malik

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It is advised to read the NCERT books to prepare for the UPSC exams as they provide you the basic knowledge of the topics you're going to read further. These study materials will strengthen up your base in any subject and you'll not face any problem in that in the future. You should read NCERT books from class 8th-12th.

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