The Indian Civil Service Exam (UPSC IAS exam) is conducted in three stages:
- Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) – Objective Type
- Civil Services Exam (Main) – Descriptive Type
- Personality Test / Interview
The entire process of the Indian civil services examination from the notification of the preliminary examination to the declaration of the final results takes place roughly within a year. The candidates who get selected are recruited and trained for various services by the Central Government and then allotted different State Cadres as per their preference and ranking.
It is very important for aspirants to know and understand the requirements of the examination such as the UPSC IAS syllabus, pattern, eligibility criteria, application procedure and other such significant details.
|Exam||Civil Services Examination|
|Organising body||Union Public Service Commission(UPSC)|
|Number of attempts||6|
|Number of vacancies||Approximately 900|
|Exam type||Civil Services Examination|
|Expected registrations||More than 9 lakhs|