UPSC Notification 2019 | Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility and Fee Details | UPSC 2019

UPSC Notification 2019 | Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility and Fee Details | UPSC 2019

UPSC Notification 2019: The UPSC will be recruiting for nearly 900 posts, out of which around 180 posts will be in the IAS – as according to the Baswaan Committee report, the UPSC needs to hire more people in the service, as a result of which 180 posts have been reserved for IAS till 2020.

UPSC Examalso popularly known as IAS exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission to recruit Civil Services Officers, every year. The Exam is conducted in 3 stages-

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test

Selection Procedure for UPSC 2019 Exam

According to the UPSC Notification 2019, following stages will be considered for final selection. Only UPSC Mains exam & Interview marks will be considered for final selection list.

Stage-1: Preliminary Exam (Objective type questions -100 Marks) – The Prelims exam is an objective type exam. It is the first level you need to clear, to be eligible for the Mains exam. It will be conducted on 2nd June 2019, this year.

 Stage-2: Mains Exam (Descriptive Type) – The UPSC Mains exam is descriptive in nature. Ones who clear the Prelims exam are eligible to write the Mains exam. UPSC Mains will be conducted in September 2019, this year.

 Stage-3: Personal Interview (275 Marks) – The personal interview, also know as IAS interview popularly is the last stage for UPSC Recruitment. It is normally conducted in the month of March.

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC 2019 Exam

Category Age limit (upto)
Open Category 32
OBC 35
SC/ST 37
PH 42

Number of Attempts for UPSC 2019 Exam

Category No. of Attempts
Open Category 6 times
OBC 9 times
SC/ST No limit

UPSC Notification 2019:  Exam Dates for UPSC 2019

UPSC 2019 Date
Issue of Notification 19 February 2019
Application form availability 19 February 2019
Last date for Application Submission (online) 18th March 2019
Prelims Admit card  June 2019
UPSC Preliminary Exam date 2nd June 2019
Prelims exam result August 2019
Main Exam Admit Card Availability September 2019
UPSC Main Exam Date 20th September 2019
Declaration of final result January 2020

Application Fee details for UPSC 2019 Exam

All Candidates have to pay application fee through Credit/Debit card/Internet banking or cash in SBI Bank.

  1. General/Others – Rs.100/-
  2. SC/ST/PH Candidates – No fees

How to Apply Online | UPSC 2019 Online Application Procedure

UPSC will open the UPSC Registrations by 19th Feb 2019, which would close by 18th March 2019. Procedure to complete the “UPSC Application form 2019” through online mode –

  1. Go to official website
  2. Click on “Application form” of the home page
  3. Select PART- 1 for registration with applicant details such as Name, Parents name, Date of birth, Permanent address etc.
  4. After registration for part-1, candidate will receive a registration number
  5. Now the candidate should login with registration no. for PART-2 Registration and candidate should enter the required information in the form
  6. Upload candidate scanned Photo & signature in required format
  7. Finally pay the fee (Rs.100/-) through the Credit/Debit/Internet banking or SBI etc
  8. Take printout of the application for future reference

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