UPSC Notification 2016 – Civils Exam dates

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UPSC [Union Public Service Commission] conducts the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION (CSE) which is a nationwide exam with success rate of 0.1%–0.3%. UPSC Notification 2016 is announced for the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION. This article will provide you the information about the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION Notification, Civil Services Exam Details, Examination dates details and other details. Usually UPSC conducts CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION in three phases – a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (general studies and aptitude test), and a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type followed by a personality test (interview). The entire process from the notification of the preliminary examination to declaration of the final results takes nearly one year.


UPSC Notification 2016 – Exam dates details

UPSC announced the Notification 2016 for the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION.

This article will provide you the information about the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION Notification, Civil Services Exam Eligibility Details, Examination dates and other details

Name of the Examination Date of Notification Last Date for Receipt of Applications Date of Commencement of Exam Duration of Exam
CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. – 2016   23.04.2016    20.05.2016         (FRIDAY)         07.08.2016                (SUNDAY)[which is already finished]   1 DAY
CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAM, 2016          —            —        03.12.2016 *            (SATURDAY) 5 DAYS

For more details about the exam notification click on UPSC Civil Services exam notification 2016.


The Process of CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:

UPSC conducts CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION in three phases –

a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (general studies and aptitude test), and

a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type followed by a personality test (interview).

The entire process from the notification of the preliminary examination to declaration of the final results takes nearly one year.

Eligibility criteria for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:

Nationality
  • For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • For the Indian Revenue Service, a candidate must be one of the following:
    • A citizen of India
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • For other services, a candidate must be one of the following:
    • A citizen of India
    • A citizen of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM Education qualification

For appearing in the exam, a degree of graduation in any stream from any university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) is required. Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exam and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the certificate of qualification along with the mark sheet to the UPSC before the main exam.

A candidate applying for IFS exam must possess a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: animal husbandry and veterinary science, botany, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, statistics and zoology, or a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry or engineering from a recognized university.

Age relaxation for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION

  1. A candidate must have the age between 21 to 32 years on August 1 of 2016. Prescribed age. For OBC the upper age limit is 35, SC and ST the limit is 37 years.Physically Disabled (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic) – 42 years

Jammu & Kashmir Domicile:

General Category: 37 years

OBC: 40 years

SC/ST: 42 years

PH: 50 years

Number of attempts:

General category candidates: 6 attempts

OBC category candidates = 9

SC/ST Candidates = unlimited

Physically Disabled (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)

General Category: 9 attempts

OBC: 9 attempts

SC/ST: Unlimited

Appearing to attempt one of the papers in the preliminary examination is counted as an attemptbut failing to attend is not counted as an attempt.

How to Apply online for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:

The application procedure for UPSC civil services examination has been entirely made online at the preliminary level and UPSC e-admit cards are issued which candidates appearing for UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION should download from the UPSC official website.

UPSC FEE structure for the CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:

  • Candidates applying offline (through common application form) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) through a single Central Recruitment Fee Stamp.
  • All Female Candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay any fee.
  • Physically handicapped persons are exempted from the payment of fee provided they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Posts to be filled on the results of this examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for these Posts (including any concessions specifically extended to the physically handicapped). A physically handicapped candidate claiming age relaxation/fee concession will be required by the Commission to submit along with their detailed application form, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his claim for being physically handicapped.
  • Candidates applying on-line (excepting female/sc/st/physically handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fees) are required to pay a reduce fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty only) either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using visa/master credit/debit card.

For more details, you can go through UPSC Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in. Civil service system is the backbone of the administrative machinery of the country.The CIVIL Services examination is one of the toughest examination. Cracking CIVIL Services examination is not a child’s play. It requires planned studies and dedication. If you are new or experienced aspirant to this UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION this article may helpful to you to know about UPSC 2016 Notification, Eligibility Details, useful links and other details.


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