Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on UPSC Civil Services Exam – is a thorough source to explain the normal inquiries, The greater part of the rehashed questions with respect to all phases of the test – Prelims, Mains and Interview – are explained here. Here we will try to answer as many  queries as possible to clarify the doubts of the aspirants.


It comes out usually during the first week of December/January every year.The notification is published in Employment News and RozgarSamachar.

It is a three stage exam, with only successful candidates eligible to apply in subsequent stages. The first stage is the Preliminary Exam, open for all applicants. Upon clearing this the successful candidate has to apply again to sit for the Main Exam. Successful candidates at this stage are called for the Personality Test or Interview. Those passing the Personality Test are the ultimate successful candidates. For Details of IAS 2020 exam Scheme

Reservation in IAS Exam is offered in terms of age relaxation, the number of attempts, IAS Eligibility, relaxation in cut off, and the total number of seats. UPSC will provide reservation in vacancies to students from EWS, SC, ST, and OBC category which ranges from 16% to 25% of the total vacancies.

General-4, OBC-7, SC/ST- No restriction
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Yes, physically handicapped candidates belonging to the general category shall be eligible for 7 attempts.

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No, there the degree must be approved with the UGC or the any other govt. organization that is mentioned in the notification.

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Yes NCERT is one of tha major Sources of Studies for UPSC exam. It is important to read NCERT if you want to prepare sincerely for the exam. You can download the books from HERE