1,994 candidates cleared Mains, qualifying for Personality Test interview
While the UPSC CSE Preliminary Examination was held in June 2018, the Main (written) examination was conducted in September-October last year. Interviews for the Personality Test were held in February-March this year.
Around 5 lakh candidates had appeared for Prelims. Of these, nearly 10,500 candidates qualified for the Mains. However, only 1,994 candidates cleared the Main exam, qualifying for the Personality Test interviews.