UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018

UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018

UPSC Civil Services notification 2018 – Complete Notification, vacancy, eligibility criteria, application process, important dates and more

UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018

Union Public Service Commission has released notification for UPSC Civil services Examination. UPSC has released UPSC Civil services notification for filling approximately 782 vacancies for various posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc.

Important Dates for UPSC Civil Services Examinations:

Application Dates
Date of UPSC Civil Services Notification release 7th February 2018
Online Applications Start 7th February 2018
Online Applications Closes on 6th March 2018
Date of Preliminary Exam 3rd June 2018

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Nationality : For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.

  2. Age Limits: A candidate must be 21 years of age and must not be more than 32 years on the 1st of August, 2018 i.e, he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1986 and not later than 1st August, 1997.

UPSC Civil Services Age Relaxation:

Category

Age

SC/ST

5 years of age

BC

3 years

Defence Services Personnel

3 years

Ex-Serviceman,

5 years

VH, any handicap

10 years

(iv) Number of attempts: Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts at the examination.

Application Fee: Rs. 100

Candidates with less than 40% disability will not be considered for any relaxation which are applicable to PH candidates and are required to pay fee if not exempted by rules.

Vacancies for UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018:

UPSC has released tentative list of vacancies for the following posts: The number of vacancies to be filled is approximately 782. Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination will be held by UPSC on 3rd June, 2018 for the following posts:

  1. Indian Administrative Service.
  2. Indian Foreign Service.
  3. Indian Police Service.
  4. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  5. Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  6. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  7. Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  8. Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  9. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  10. Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  11. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  12. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  13. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  14. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  15. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’ (xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  1. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.

  2. Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’.

  3. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.

  4. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).

  5. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.

  6. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.

  7. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.

  8. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

Selection process for UPSC Civil Services Examination:

The competitive examination comprises two successive stages :

  1. Civil Services Preliminary Examination of Objective Type questions for the selection of candidates for Main Examination
  2. Civil Services of Main Examination comprising of Written test and Interview for the selection of various posts

The written examination will consist of the following papers :—

Qualifying Papers for UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018:

Paper-A

One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the

Constitution 300 Marks Paper-B

Qualifying Papers :

English

Papers to be counted for merit

Paper-I

300 Marks

Essay

Paper-II

250 Marks

General Studies-I

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)

Paper-III

250 Marks

General Studies -II

(Governance, Constitution, Polity,

Social Justice and International relations)

Paper-IV

250 Marks

General Studies -III

(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

Paper-V

250 Marks

General Studies -IV

(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

Paper-VI

250 Marks

Optional Subject – Paper 1

Paper-VII

250 Marks

Optional Subject – Paper 2

250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test)

1750 Marks

Personality Test

275 Marks

Grand Total

2025 Marks

  1. For the Language medium/literature of languages, the scripts to be used by the candidates will be as under :—

Language Script
Assamese Assamese
Bengali Bengali
Gujarati Gujarati
Hindi Devanagari
Kannada Kannada
Kashmiri Persian
Konkani Devanagari
Malayalam Malayalam
Manipuri Bengali
Marathi Devanagari
Nepali Devanagari
Odia Odia
Punjabi Gurumukhi
Sanskrit Devanagari
Sindhi

Devanagari or Arabic

Tamil Tamil
Telugu Telugu
Urdu Persian
Bodo Devanagari
Dogri Devanagari
Maithilli Devanagari
Santhali

Devanagari or Olchiki

.List of optional subjects for Main Examination :

  1. Agriculture

  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

  3. Anthropology

  4. Botany

  5. Chemistry

  6. Civil Engineering

  7. Commerce and Accountancy

  8. Economics

  9. Electrical Engineering

  10. Geography

  11. Geology

  12. History

  13. Law

  14. Management

  15. Mathematics

  16. Mechanical Engineering

  17. Medical Science

  18. Philosophy

  19. Physics

  20. Political Science and International Relations

  21. Psychology

  22. Public Administration

  23. Sociology

  24. Statistics

  25. Zoology

  26. Literature of any one of the following languages:

    Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Odia, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and English.

Click Here to Apply for UPSC Civil Services Online Examinations

How to apply online for UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018?

  1. Click Here to apply for UPSC Civil Services – Click Here
  2. Candidates may please note that changes are not allowed in the online application, once it is submitted. Online Application Form is available in English and in Hindi Language but it can filled only in English.
  3. Part I of Application form: Part I registration, candidate will have to fill basic information
  4. Part II of Application Form: filling up Payment details, selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph and Signature and agreeing to terms and conditions. 
  5. Rules for Uploading Photograph and Signature:
  • Scanned photograph should be in JPG format. The file must be less than 40 kb and greater than 3 kb and resolution of 140-pixel height by 110-pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Upload your scanned signature in JPG format. The file must be less than 40 kb and greater than 1 kb and have a resolution of 110-pixel height by 140-pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  1. Candidates can pay application fee online through SBI net banking or by cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card.
  2. On successful completion of your complete application, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.

Center of Examination for UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018: 

The Preliminary Examination will be held at the following Centers:

AGARTALA GHAZIABAD GAUTAM BUDDH NAGAR
AGRA GORAKHPUR PANAJI (GOA)
AJMER GURGAON PATNA
AHMEDABAD GWALIOR PORT BLAIR
AIZAWL HYDERABAD PUDUCHERRY
ALIGARH IMPHAL PUNE
ALLAHABAD INDORE RAIPUR
ANANTPUR (ANDHRA PRADESH) ITANAGAR RAJKOT
AURANGABAD JABALPUR RANCHI
BANGALORE JAIPUR SAMBALPUR
BAREILLY JAMMU SHILLONG
BHOPAL JODHPUR SHIMLA
BILASPUR JORHAT SILIGUDI
CHANDIGARH KOCHI SRINAGAR
CHENNAI KOHIMA THANE
COIMBATORE KOLKATA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
CUTTACK KOZHIKODE TIRUCHIRAPALLI
(CALICUT)
DEHRADUN LUCKNOW TIRUPATI
DELHI LUDHIANA UDAIPUR
DHARWAD MADURAI VARANASI
DISPUR MUMBAI VELLORE
FARIDABAD MYSORE VIJAYAVADA
GANGTOK NAGPUR VISHAKHAPATNAM
GAYA NAVI MUMBAI WARANGAL

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Centre of Civil Services Mains Examination: UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018

AHMEDABAD DEHRADUN MUMBAI
AIZAWL DELHI PATNA
ALLAHABAD DISPUR (GUWAHATI) RAIPUR
BANGALURU HYDERABAD RANCHI
BHOPAL JAIPUR SHILLONG
CHANDIGARH JAMMU SHIMLA
CHENNAI KOLKATA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
CUTTACK LUCKNOW VIJAYAWADA

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