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CIVIL SERVICES – A JOB OF YOUR DREAM!

Do you aspire to hand out yourself to your Country, to have an opportunity to put yourself in decision making for your Nation, to allow yourself to contribute your bit in building Society, and to bring about positive Social Changes? If yes, then CIVIL SERVICES is what you should aim for. These Services clips in prestige & honor, job security & job satisfaction, a high salary package, greater sphere of power & authorities, etc.

UPSC, The Union Public Service Commission of India conducts exams for Civil Services to recruit officers for various posts and services. This exam is held in mainly 2 different stages- the first one being the Preliminary Exams and the second one being Mains exams. Stage 1 comprises two mandatory papers namely general studies & general aptitude. Age eligibility is 21- 31 years i.e. must not have attained the age of 32 years until 1st of August.  Prelims Exams are held in May and that of Mains in October/ November, subsequent of which a personality test or Interview is conducted prior to final selection.

PRELIMS EXAMS:-

It consists of 2 mandatory Exams of 200 Marks for each paper. The pattern for the question paper is MCQs based with 2 hours duration, set in both English & Hindi. Comprehension Skills for the English Language is in English only.

MAINS EXAMS:-

It consists of various papers which are enumerated below-

PAPER 1- ANYONE LANGUAGE, [300 MARKS]

PAPER 2- ENGLISH, [300 MARKS]

PAPER 3- ESSAY, [200 MARKS]

PAPER 4 & 5- GENERAL STUDIES [300 MARKS EACH]

PAPER 6, 7, 8 & 9- ANY OF THE 2 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS [ 2 PAERS OF EACH SUBJECT, 300 MARKS FOR EVERY PAPER]

INTERVIEW

NOTE:- The Candidates selected henceforth will have to go through a 2 years Probation phase and then recruited permanently.

There are a total of 24 posts all together for Civil Services. The several posts are filled by employing candidates who qualify CSE i.e. Civil Services Exams which is conducted by UPSC. Of the 24 posts of civil services, the most popular ones are IAS, IPS, IRS, and IFS. The allotment criteria all is based upon the ranking that a candidate obtains in the exams.

There are 3 types of UPSC Post for Civil Services which is basically divided into 3 main categories, specifically

  • ALL INDIA CIVIL SERVICES
  • GROUP ‘A’ CIVIL SERVICES
  • GROUP ‘B’ CIVIL SERVICES

These categories have various posts under them:-

  • ALL INDIA CIVIL SERVICES
  1. IAS (Indian Administrative Services)
  2. IPS (Indian Police Services)
  3. IFoS (Indian Forest Services)
  • GROUP ‘A’ CIVIL SERVICES
  1. IFS (Indian Foreign Service)
  2. IAAS (Indian Audit and Accounts Service)
  3. ICAS (Indian Civil Accounts Service)
  4. ICLS (Indian Corporate Law Service
  5. IDAS (Indian Defence Accounts Service)
  6. IDES (Indian Defence Estates Service)
  7. IIS (Indian Information Service)
  8. IOFS (Indian Ordnance Factories Service)
  9. ICFS (Indian Communication Finance Services)
  10. IPoS (Indian Postal Service)
  11. IRAS (Indian Railway Accounts Service)
  12. IRPS (Indian Railway Personnel Service)
  13. IRTS (Indian Railway Traffic Service)
  14. IRS (Indian Revenue Service)
  15. ITS (Indian Trade Service)
  16. RPF (Railway Protection Force)
  • Group ‘B’ Civil Services
  1. DANICS
  2. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
  3. Pondicherry Police Service
  4. Pondicherry Civil Service
  5. DANIPS