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UPSC CISF LDCE Admit Card 2020

The Union Public Service Commission has released the admit card for Central Industrial Security Force LDC Exam 2020. Candidates appearing for the exam can download UPSC CISF LDCE Admit Card 2020 in this post.

  • The UPSC CISF AC (Exe) LDC Exam 2020 is scheduled on March 1, 2020, in online mode.
  • Candidates are advised to download the admit card and carry it to the exam center without fail.
  • The UPSC CISF LDCE Admit Card is an important document to be taken to the exam center without which candidates cannot take up the exam.

UPSC CISF LDCE Admit Card 2020 Highlights

Authority CISF
Official Website https://www.cisf.gov.in/
Exam Conducting Authority UPSC
Official Website https://www.upsc.gov.in/
Post Assistant Commandant LDCE
Vacancies 23
Notification Date 04.12.2019
Category Admit Card
Exam Date 01.03.2020
Admit Card 11th February 2020

How to Download UPSC CISF AC (Exe) LDCE Admit Card 2020?

Follow the instructions listed below to download the admit card correctly. Click on the UPSC CISF LDCE Download Link given below.

Direct Link to Download UPSC CISF AC 2020 Admit Card

  • Click on the above direct link or visit the official website: upsc.gov.in
  • On the homepage, click on the link "CISF AC Admit Card" under What's New section
  • In the new page, click on "Download Here"
  • After this, a new appear, wherein click on "click here"
  • Read the important instructions listed and click on the "yes" button
  • Candidates can download the admit card by either entering their CISF Number or Roll Number
  • Your UPSC CISF AC LDCE Admit Card 2020 will be displayed on the screen
  • Download and take a printout of the same for future reference

Details Mentioned on the UPSC CISF AC (Exe) LDCE 2020 Admit Card

The admit card includes various details like

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Venue of examination
  • Date and timing for the exam
  • Important instructions to follow during the examination.

Things to be Carried for UPSC CISF AC (Exe) LDCE Hall Ticket 2020

Candidates appearing for the examination must ensure to carry the below-mentioned documents without fail.

  • A hard copy of admit card
  • Those who have an unclear photograph on the admit card have to carry the following documents with them
    • 2 passport size photograph
    • A photo identity card – Aadhar card, driving license, passport, voter card, etc.
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UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi has announced the recruitment for EPFO Enforcement Officers or Accounts Officers. Interested candidates can go through the complete post and apply for EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 202 before the last date. 

  • Through this recruitment around 421 Enforcement Officer and Accounts Officer posts will be filled under Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  • Candidates can fill the EPFO Enforcement Officer Application Form on or before 31st January 2020.
  • Candidates aged above 30 years are not eligible to apply for UPSC EPFO Exam.
  • In this post, candidates can find the category wise vacancies, important exam dates, eligibility criteria, and how to apply online.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 Highlights

Exam UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
No. of Vacancies 421
Post Name Enforcement Officer / Accounts Officers
Starting Date to Apply  10th January 2020
Last Date to Apply 31st January 2020
Job Location Across India
Official Website upsconline.nic.in

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Notification 2020

Before applying for the Enforcement Officer post, candidates are advised to go through the detailed UPSC EPFO Notification 2020 here. The notification is an official document released by the exam conducting authority to inform candidates about the recruitment.

Read UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 Notification PDF

UPSC EPFO Recruitment Important Dates 2020

Check the below table for important dates regarding UPSC EPFO 2020 Enforcement Officer Recruitment

Events Dates
EPFO Notification Release Date 10th January 2020
Starting Date to Apply Online 10th January 2020
Last Date to Apply Online 31st January 2020
UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam Date 04th October 2020

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Vacancy Details 2020

The below table explains the category wise vacancies for EPFO 2020 Recruitment. 

Category No. of Vacancies
General (UR) 168
OBC 116
SC 62
ST 33
EWS 42
Total 421

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Eligibility Criteria 2020

Here are the eligibility criteria to be fulfilled by candidates before applying for the exam. Candidates who fail to satisfy the eligibility criteria will result in rejection of their candidature.

Age Limit: The maximum age of a candidate should not exceed 30 years

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Law/Integrated Five years Degree in Law/Masters in Business Administration/Post Graduate Diploma in Management/Company Secretary/Chartered Accountants/Cost and Management Accountant

Work Experience: Two years of experience in Administration/Accounts/Legal Matters in any government or Listed – Private Organisation.

How to Apply Online for EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 Recruitment?

Candidates can follow the below instructions to apply online for EPFO Enforcement Recruitment correctly.

Direct Link to Fill UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 Application Form

  • Click on the above direct link or visit the official website: upsconline.nic.in
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Online Recruitment Application (ORA) for the posts of Enforcement Officer (EO) / Accounts Officer (AO) in Employee Provident Fund Organization, Ministry of Labor and Employment"
  • In the new page, there are two parts involved in the application form- Part 1 and Part 2
  • Complete the registration first by entering all the required details correctly.
  • Part 1 includes Registration and payment of fee while part 2 includes uploading of scanned documents and selection of exam center
  • Enter all the details correctly and pay the application fee through online mode. 
  • Upload the scanned documents in the specified format.
  • Select the exam center which is convenient for traveling.
  • Submit the form and take a printout for future reference.

 EPFO Enforcement Application Fee 2020

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs 25
SC/ST/PH/Women Candidates  No Fee

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Salary and Pay Scale 2020

The salary of EPFO Enforcement Officer Salary 2020 is in the Level 8 as per the pay matrix of 7th Pay Commission.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Selection Process 2020

Candidates are offered an appointment for Enforcement Officer based on their performance in the Recruitment Test and Interview. Candidates qualifying these two stages successfully will be eligible for receiving the appointment. 

EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam Pattern 2020

Mode of Exam Offline Mode
Total Time Duration 2 Hours
No. of Questions 100
Total Marks 100
Negative Marking 1/3rd Marks will be deducted
Type fo Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
Medium of Exam English & Hindi

EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020

Here is the syllabus for  EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment Test. 

  1. General English- To evaluate a candidate’s understanding of English language & workmanlike use of words
  2. Indian Freedom Struggle
  3. Current Events and Developmental Issues
  4. Indian Polity & Economy
  5. General Accounting principles
  6. Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  7. General Science & knowledge of Computer applications
  8. General Mental Ability & Quantitative aptitude
  9. Social Security in India
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UPSC Mains Result 2019 Declared

UPSC Mains Result 2019- Union Public Service Commission released the Mains Result. This article will help in checking the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Result for 2019. Candidates can Download the UPSC Mains Result PDF and see their results.

  •  The Mains Exam was held on 20th September 2019.
  • A total of 11,845 candidates have cleared the UPSC Prelims Exam.
  • UPSC announced the Mains result on 14th January 2020. The result contains the list of Roll numbers, mentioning candidates who shall be eligible to appear for the Personal Interview.

UPSC Mains Result 2019

Union Public Service Commission annually conducts an exam to recruit for Civil services like IAS (Indian Administrative Services), IFS (Indian Foreign Services), IPS (Indian Police Services) and other central services.

  • All the qualified candidates are required to fill up the Attestation Form online and submit the same ONLINE which would be made available on the Website of the Department of Personnel & Training from the date of commencement of Personality Tests (Interviews) until the conclusion of Personality Tests (Interviews) on the link https://cseplus.nic.in/Account/Login
  • Personality Tests (Interviews) of these candidates are likely to commence in the month of February 2020, which will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069.
  • The UPSC Interview Call Letter will be made available from 27th January 2020, which can be downloaded from the Commission's Website (www.upsconline.in)
  • Candidates are not allowed to change the Date and Time of the Personality Test (Interview).

How to Check your UPSC Mains Result 2019?

Download the Official UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Result PDF

  1. After you download the PDF, Enter Control + F.
  2. Insert your Roll number
  3. Press Enter
  4. Check if your roll number is present in the list of candidates who cleared the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam.

OR Alternatively, 

  • Visit the Official UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in
  • Download the PDF from the link given on the home page for the Mains Exam
  • After you download the PDF, Enter Control + F.
  • Insert your Roll number and Press Enter
  • Check if your roll number is present in the list of candidates who cleared the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam.
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UPSC NDA 1 Notification 2020 Out

The Union Public Service Commission has released an official notification for National Defense Academy (NDA) on January 08, 2020. The candidates who are interested in the recruitment process shall read the UPSC NDA Notification in detail and check their eligibility before they fill the application form.

  • Candidates can directly apply on the official website of UPSC.
  • Candidates shall not fill the UPSC NDA Application Form without reading the instructions and guidelines mentioned in this post.
  • Only unmarried individuals are eligible to apply for this recruitment
  • According to the selection process, candidates shall appear in the Psychological Aptitude Test followed by an Intelligence Test
  • The personal details (Name, Father's Name, etc.) filled by the candidates in the application form must match with those of the original certificates of their Matriculation. In case, anything mismatched is being found, the form will be rejected
  • General candidates are to pay the application form charge of INR 100. Rest, all the other categories are exempted from paying the form fee.

UPSC NDA 2020 Recruitment Highlights

Exam UPSC NDA 1 Recruitment 2020
UPSC  Union Public Service Commission
NDA Full Form National Defense Academy
Application Form Link Active
No. of Vacancies 418
Official Website upsc.gov.in/
Selection Process Maths Test, General Ability Test, Physical Fitness Test & Intelligence Test
Question Type Objective
Application Form Fee INR 100 (only for general category candidates)
Basic Qualification Required 12th pass certificate
Marital Status Required Single (Unmarried)

UPSC NDA 2020 Exam Dates

The students who are interested in UPSC NDA Recruitment 2020 shall check the following table in order to know the important dates regarding the same:

Events  NDA 1 Exam Dates 2020
UPSC NDA 1 Notification Release Date January 8, 2020
Starting Date to Apply January 8, 2020
Last date to apply  January 28, 2020
Application withdrawal February 4-11, 2020
UPSC NDA 1 Written Exam Date April 19, 2020
Admit card Download Date March 2020
Declaration of written result  June 2020
SSB Interview  August- September 2020
Final result  November 2020

UPSC NDA Eligibility Criteria 2020

It is very important for the students to ensure their eligibility before registering for this exam. The officials will reject/cancel the form/exam of the candidate without any notice if they do not satisfy the eligibility conditions. The eligibility is measured in terms of citizenship, age, sex, marital status & physical fitness state of the candidate and their overall qualification.

Age, Sex & Marital Status

  • Only the male candidates who are unmarried can apply for this recruitment
  • The candidates must be born in between January 02, 2001 - January 01, 2004
  • The date of birth filled in the application form must match with that of mentioned in the Matriculation Certificate of the candidates
  • These certificates are only needed to be provided by the students after the release of the result of the written part of the examination

Educational Qualification

  • For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University
  • For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University
  • The students who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination

Physical Fitness Standards

The students should be physically fit in accordance with the physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II), 2020 according to the instructions given in Appendix-IV.

UPSC NDA 2020 Vacancy Details

This year, UPSC has released a total of 418 vacancies which are distributed among two categories as tabulated below.

Post No. of Vacancies
National Defence Academy 370 (208 for Army, 42 for Navy and 120 for Air Force (including 28 for ground Duties) 
Naval Academy 48
Total 418

How To Fill the UPSC NDA 2020 Application Form?

Candidates are advised to fill the application form carefully. Also, students shall not wait to fill the application form till the last date. Follow the steps given below in order to fill the UPSC NDA 2020 Application Form:

  • Firstly, candidates shall fill the application forms for part 1 & 2
  • Log in to the official website
  • Find Application form and click on it
  • An empty form will be opened
  • Enter the name, phone number & e-mail accurately (without making mistakes)
  • Submit the details to receive a new registration number & password
  • Then move further to the login page
  • Enter the new registration number and password
  • Fill the form carefully
  • Upload the documents which are asked in the form
  • Also, upload the scanned copies of photo & signature in the required dimensions
  • Pay the fee (if applicable)
  • Review the form carefully
  • Submit the form

UPSC NDA 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates planning to take this exam must check the exam pattern for the written examination of Maths, Intelligence Test & General Ability mentioned elaboratively below:

  • The questions would be objective type only
  • The question paper booklets will be provided to the students in both English & Hindi language
  • The candidates are not allowed to use a calculator or Mathematical or logarithmic table in order to answer the objective type papers
  • They should not, therefore, bring the same (calculators) inside the Examination Hall.
Subject Code Duration Total Marks
Mathematic 01 2.5 Hours 300
General Ability Test 02 2.5 Hours 600
Total 900
SSB Test/Interview  900

UPSC NDA 2020 Syllabus (Maths)

The following given is the detailed syllabus (section-wise) for UPSC NDA Written Exam 2020:

Mathematics

Representation of real numbers on a line
Complex numbers— basic properties, modulus, argument, cube roots of unity
Binary system of numbers
Conversion of a number in decimal system to binary system and vice-versa
Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions
Quadratic equations with real coefficients
The solution of linear inequations of two variables by graphs
Permutation and Combination
Binomial theorem and its applications
Logarithms and their applications

Matrices & Determinants

Types of matrices, operations on matrices
The determinant of a matrix, basic properties of determinants
Adjoint and inverse of a square matrix, Applications-Solution of a system of linear equations in two or three unknowns by Cramer’s rule and by Matrix Method

Trigonometry

Angles and their measures in degrees and in radians
Trigonometrical ratios
Trigonometric identities Sum and difference formulae
Multiple and Sub-multiple angles
Inverse trigonometric functions
Applications-Height and distance, properties of triangles

Analytical Geometry of two & three dimensions

Rectangular Cartesian Coordinate system
Distance formula
Equation of a line in various forms
The angle between two lines
The distance of a point from a line
Equation of a circle in standard and in general form
Standard forms of parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola
Eccentricity and axis of a conic
The point in a three-dimensional space, distance between two points
Direction Cosines and direction ratios
Equation two points
Direction Cosines and direction ratios
Equation of a plane and a line in various forms
The angle between two lines and the angle between two planes
Equation of a sphere

Differential Calculus

Concept of a real-valued function–domain, range, and graph of a function
Composite functions, one to one, onto and inverse functions
The notion of limit, Standard limits—examples
Continuity of functions— examples, algebraic operations on continuous functions
Derivative of function at a point, geometrical and physical interpretation of a derivative—applications
Derivatives of sum, product, and quotient of functions, a derivative of a function with respect to another function, 20 derivatives of a composite function
Second-order derivatives. Increasing and decreasing functions
Application of derivatives in problems of maxima and minima

Integral Calculus & Differential Equations

Integration as inverse of differentiation, integration by substitution and by parts, standard integrals involving algebraic expressions, trigonometric, exponential and hyperbolic functions
Evaluation of definite integrals—determination of areas of plane regions bounded by curves—applications
Definition of order and degree of a differential equation, formation of a differential equation by examples
General and particular solution of differential equations, solution of the first order and first-degree differential equations of various types—examples
Application in problems of growth and decay

Vector Algebra

Vectors in two and three dimensions, magnitude and direction of a vector
Unit and null vectors, the addition of vectors, scalar multiplication of a vector, scalar product or dot product of two vectors
Vector product or cross product of two vectors
Applications—work done by a force and moment of a force and in geometrical problems

UPSC NDA General Ability Test

In the general ability test, there will be some subjects that the candidates have to crack. Read the following for the relevant information:

  • English: The English paper is designed to evaluate the student's understanding of English. The syllabus includes different aspects like Grammar and its usage, vocabulary, comprehension, and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English
  • General Knowledge: The General Knowledge Question Paper will widely include the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Social Studies, Geography, and Current Events. The syllabus of GK is being formed to display the scope of these subjects consisted of this paper. The answers of the students in the paper are anticipated to display their knowledge and intelligent in regard to the subject

UPSC NDA Intelligence & Personality Test

The SSB process includes two stages of the Selection process - stage I and stage II. Only those students who crack the stage I are eligible to write the paper for stage II. The details are:

  • Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception * Description Test (PP&DT). The students will be selected on the basis of the combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT
  • Stage II consists of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These exams are taking place over 4 days. The details of these tests are provided on the website joinindianarmy.nic.in

UPSC NDA 2020 Exam Day Instructions 

Any candidate violating the guidelines set by the officials will get their exam canceled right away. The students who are going to appear in the examination must read the following for exam day guidelines:

  • Any illegal or fake documents must not be submitted in the application form
  • Any kind of impersonating found from the end of any candidate will be troublesome for them
  • Candidates trying to manipulate the examiners/invigilators will not be entertained
  • Irrelevant photos found in the application form shall lead the form cancellation
  • Trying to copy the question paper in any means shall not be entertained
  • Candidates shall not write/mark anything on their OMR sheet or question paper
  • Students must not misbehave in the exam hall
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UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019 Released | Direct Link to Download Call Letter Here!

Union Public Service Commission released the official UPSC CDS I Admit Card on its website for the exam scheduled to be conducted on 3rd February 2019 – UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019

UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019

Dear Aspirants,

UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019 is out on the official website. The candidates can download the admit card by logging into the official website of UPSC through the direct link provided in this post. The applicants can log in by entering the Registration Number and DOB (Date of Birth). UPSC CDS I 2019, which is going to be conducted on 3rd February 2019 will need an admit card for the admission inside the Examination hall. Applicants are advised to download the official UPSC CDS 1 Hall Ticket as soon as possible to avoid any technical hindrance.

How to Download UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019?

Direct Link to Download UPSC CDS I 2019 Admit Card

ALTERNATIVELY,

  • Visit the Official Website of UPSC 
  • Click on the Admit Card
  • Now click on Combined Defence Services Examination I 2019 Admit Card
  • Enter the credentials like Registration Number, Date of Birth, and Password
  • Click on the submit button to download the admit card
  • UPSC CDS Admit Card 2019 will then be displayed on the screen
  • Take out a hard copy of the call letter

Documents to be carried for UPSC CDS I 2019:

  • Admit Card
  • Photo ID proof

UPSC CDS I 2019 Important Instructions

  • CDS I Call Letter 2019 will comprise all the necessary personal details of the candidates, exam center, exam date and duration along with subjects will also be mentioned.
  • Go through all the mentioned instructions, If you detect any errors then try to bring it to the notice of concerned officials.
  • Along with the CDS I Exam Call Letter, also carry an original Id Proof and a Xerox of the Id-Proof.
  • Electronic Gadgets like Calculator and Mobiles are strictly prohibited in the examination hall.
  • Keep the Admit Card for Combined Defense Service Test safe and secure till the last stage of selection process completes.
  • Follow all the mentioned instruction on the admit card.

About CDS

Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam is organized by Union Public Service Commission for the entrance to the Defence forces. CDS examination consists of 3 papers of English, General awareness and Mathematics. The candidates applying for OTA will have to test for 2 papers of English and General Awareness. The candidates selected through OTA will join either OTA Chennai/Gaya. Candidates selected through CDS applying for Army or Air Force will join Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and the candidate’s applying for Navy will join Indian Naval Academy (INA Ezhimala).

Stay tuned for more UPSC notifications and updates. If you have any query or suggestion, Do write us in the comments below.

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UPSC CDS II Result 2018 Out | Check the Interview Selection List PDF here

Check UPSC CDS II Result for the written examination Here.  Find UPSC CDS II Result PDF through the direct link in this post – UPSC CDS Result 2018

UPSC CDS Result 2018

Dear Aspirants,

Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the Combined Defence Services II written exam final result for 2018. You can click on the direct link given below to download the UPSC CDS Result. Via this recruitment process, successful candidates will be admitted to – Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, Air Force Academy Hyderabad, and Officers Training Academy Chennai. There are a total of 7650 candidates who qualified for the Interview. Find the direct link to download UPSC CDS II Result for the written examination which was conducted in the month of November. Scroll down to read more.

How to Download UPSC CDS Result 2018

Direct Link to Download UPSC CDS II Result 2018

  • First of all, visit the official website.
  • After that, on the What’s New section, find the Written UPSC CDS II Result 2018 link.
  • Click on the link above and download the result PDF.
  • Alternatively, click on the direct link given above to view the result.
  • Then, find your roll number in the result list.
  • If your roll no. appears in the PDF, You have successfully cleared the CDS Written examination.

What after UPSC CDS II Result 2018?

All the candidates who have successfully cleared the UPSC CDS II Examination will be eligible for the interview process organized by Service Selection Board (SSB). It will be conducted at various SSB Centres across the nation. This term, a total of 7650 candidates will appear for Interview.

Candidates who will successfully clear the SSB Interview will further be called for Medical examination. A final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the examination process. Candidates who will make it to the final merit list will be eligible to join the highflying Indian Defence.

We at Toprankers congratulate all the candidates who have cleared the UPSC CDS II written examination to be a part of great Institutions of Indian Armed forces.

ALL THE BEST

So, tell us, did you find our post on UPSC CDS Result 2018 helpful for you? Then, keep visiting us regularly for more result updates.

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UPSC Civil Services Mains Result Out | Personality Test Date Revealed

UPSC Civil Services Result for Mains 2018 has been declared today. Congratulations to the selected candidates. Scroll Down to check your UPSC Mains Result and read the Official notice on Personality Test.

UPSC Civil Services Result for Mains 2018

Dear Aspirants,

UPSC has conducted the mains exam for Civil services to recruit Indian Administrative Services(IAS), Indian Foreign Services(IFS), Indian Police Services(IPS) and other central services and posts. The Mains Exam was held from 28th September to 7th October 2018. The results of the Union Public Service Commission Mains Examination has been announced today (20th December 2018). The result contains the list of Roll numbers, mentioning candidates who shall be eligible to appear for the Personality Test. Find here, the direct link to check your UPSC Civil Services exam results.

How to Check your UPSC Civil Services Results for Mains 2018?

Download UPSC Civil Services Mains Result 2018

Alternatively,

  • Login to the official website of UPSC.
  • Click on “UPSC Civil Services Mains Results 2018”.
  • Fill in all the important details and click submit.
  • Download the UPSC Mains Result.
  • Pint it out and keep it for future use.

UPSC Civil Services Result Notice

The notice in the form of Press Release, by UPSC states that the probable date of Personality Test for Civil Services is starting from 4th February 2019. Also, the Admit Cards for Interview will be available from 8th January 2019. 

Read the complete Official Notice to know more in details

UPSC Civil Services Mains Result Notice PDF

For more updates on UPSC Civil services Result and such interesting articles keep visiting our blog posts. Also, if you have any questions or suggestions for us, do write in the comment section below. We’d appreciate it a lot!

All the Best to the selected candidates!!

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UPSC IAS Exam Pattern for 2019 Civil Services Exam

The preparation of UPSC Civil Services cannot be completed in a short span. Aspirants planning to appear for the civil services IAS Exam 2019 must go through the detailed UPSC IAS Exam Pattern. Here you can learn about the different stages of the exam with the time allotted for each exam and also the marks for each section.

UPSC IAS Exam Pattern 2019

Indian Administrative Services (IAS) exam, conducted by Union Public Service Commission is an exam that requires great effort to clear. IAS Aspirants have to work round the year or at least few months in advance to be exam ready. In such instances, the UPSC IAS Exam Pattern is the best resource to help. It gives you a complete understanding of the IAS Exam with the different stages of the exam, the topics included in the exam along with the number of marks under each section. With this you get an idea to prepare yourself for every stage. Therefore, without wasting anytime, go through it right away.

Stages of IAS Exam 2019

The complete IAS Exam procedure is conducted in 3 phases:

  1. IAS Preliminary Exam: It consists of 2 tests: General Science – I and CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test).
  2. IAS Mains Exam
  3. Personality Test/Interview

IAS Exam Pattern for Prelims

First of all, you will have to clear the IAS Prelims Exam. Then, you must be searching for the IAS exam pattern for Prelims 2019, and here it is. As stated, the IAS Prelims consists of two compulsory papers.

Paper Topics included Duration Marks
Paper I (General Studies)
  • Indian History & National Movements
  • India & World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Government
  • Economy and Social Prospects
  • Environmental Studies
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs
 2 Hours  200
 Paper II (CSAT)
  • English Comprehension
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning
  • Test for Mental Ability
  • Decision making and Problem solving
  • Basic Arithmetic & Data Interpretation
 2 Hours  200

Important points to note in IAS Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • Both the papers mentioned above shall be of objective type i.e., having multiple choice based questions.
  • This exam is a screening test and its marks will not be considered for preparing the Final Merit List.
  • There is negative marking with a penalty of 0.33 for each wrong answer.

IAS Mains Exam Pattern 2019

On clearing the IAS Prelims Exam successfully, you shall be eligible for appearing in the UPSC IAS Mains Exam. The IAS Paper pattern 2019 Mains exam is given below

Paper Type Topics included Duration Marks
Paper A Qualifying Any one of Indian languages 3 Hours 300
Paper B English 3 Hours 300
Paper I Merit Based Essay 3 Hours 250
Paper II  General Studies I 3 Hours 250
Paper III  General Studies II 3 Hours 250
Paper IV  General Studies III 3 Hours 250
Paper V  General Studies IV 3 Hours 250
Paper VI  Optional Paper I 3 Hours  250
Paper VII  Optional Paper II 3 Hours  250
Total  1750

IAS Exam Pattern for Interview

The interview round for IAS Exam tests the communication and personality skills of a candidate before choosing him/her for the IAS Officer post. Hence, you can understand the things you need to work upon. The IAS Exam interview round consists of 275 marks. The marks of both the mains exam and the interview round will contribute for preparing the final selection list.

We hope that we could explain you the complete UPSC IAS Exam pattern. Hence, its your turn now, to brace yourself for the upcoming exam. We will keep informing you about all updates on IAS Exam 2019. Subscribe to our notifications to avoid missing any updates.

Happy Learning!!

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UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019 | Apply for CDS 1 2019 Now!

UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019 – Find UPSC CDS vacancy, UPSC CDS apply online procedure and other details.

UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019

Union Public Sevice Commission has released notification for the recruitment of UPSC Combined Defense Service (CDS -I). This examination which is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd of February is conducted to recruit officers in the Indian Army, Navy and Air force. It is a huge opportunity for candidates aspiring to be in the Armed Forces. So candidates can apply for the exam till 26th November 2018. Find out more details about the recruitment in this article.

UPSC CDS Vacancies

There is a total number of 417 vacancies.

IMA Dehradun: 100 posts

INA Ezhimala: 45 posts

AFA Hyderabad: 32 posts

OTA Chennai (Men): 225 posts

OTA Chennai (Women): 15 posts

 Important Dates

 Events  Important Dates
 Start Date of Online Application  31st October 2018
 End Date of Online Application  26th November 2018 (6.oo PM)
 Date of release of Admit Card  January 2018(Tentative)
 Date of Examination  3rd February

UPSC CDS Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • IMA and Officer’s Training Academy: Candidates must be graduate from a recognized Institute/University.
  • Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognized Institute/University.
  • Airforce Academy: Degree from a recognized Institute/University( with Physics and Mathematics in 10+2) or Bachelor’s of Engineering.

Age Limit as on 1st July 2019

  • For IMA (Unmarried Candidates)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 23 years
  • For Air Force Academy
    • Minimum Age: 20 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years
  • For Indian Naval Academy
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 23 years
  • For Officer’s Training Academy Unmarried Male (SSC Course Men)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years
  • For Officer’s Training Academy Unmarried Female (SSC Course Women)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019

There are two phases of the exam –

  • Written test and Intelligence
  • Personality test.

Written Exam Pattern

 Subjects Marks Duration
 Elementary Mathematics  100  2 hrs
 English  100  2 hrs
 General Knowledge (G.K)  100  2 hrs

For admission to Officer’s Training Academy, the Elementary Mathematics paper is not there.

Furthermore, all the questions are of objective nature. And you have to sit for the exam in offline mode.

Elementary Mathematics questions will be of the 10th Standard level. And for the other subjects, questions will be such as may be expected from a graduate of an Indian University

How to Apply Online for UPSC CDS Exam – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019

Direct Link to Apply for the Exam
  1. Visit their official website or click on the direct link given above.
  2. Then, click on Part I Registration.
  3. Then, fill in the details correctly and completely.
  4. After that, in part 2, you need to make the application fee payment. Also, you have to upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature.
  5. Furthermore, you also need to select the examination center.
  6. Finally, submit the form

Also, do note that you can not make any changes once you submit.

UPSC CDS Application Fee – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2019

You have to pay Rs.200 as application fee. But if you are a woman or belong to SC/ST category, you don’t have to pay any fee.

UPSC CDS Examination Centers

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun,
Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur, and Visakhapatnam.

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UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2018

UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2018

Union Public Sevice Commission has released notification for the recruitment of UPSC Combined Defense Service. This examination is conducted to recruit officers in the Indian Army, Navy and Air force. It is a huge opportunity for candidates aspiring to be in the Armed Forces. So candidates can apply for the exam from 8th August to 3rd September 2018. Find out more details about the recruitment in this article.

UPSC CDS Vacancies

There is a total number of 414 vacancies.

IMA Deharadun: 100 posts

INA Ezhimala: 45 posts

AFA Hyderabad: 32 posts

OTA Chennai (Men): 225 posts

OTA Chennai (Women): 12 posts

 Important Dates

 Events  Important Dates
 Start Date of Online Application  8th August 2018
 End Date of Online Application  3rd September 2018 (6.oo PM)
 Date of release of Admit Card  November 2018(Tentative)
 Date of Examination  Update soon

UPSC CDS Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • IMA and Officer’s Training Academy: Candidates must be graduate from a recognized Institute/University.
  • Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognized Institute/University.
  • Air force Academy: Degree from a recognized Institute/University( with Physics and Mathematics in 10+2) or Bachelor’s of Engineering.

Age Limit as on 1st July 2018

  • For IMA (Unmarried Candidates)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 23 years
  • For Air Force Academy
    • Minimum Age: 20 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years
  • For Indian Naval Academy
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 23 years
  • For Officer’s Training Academy Unmarried Male (SSC Course Men)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years
  • For Officer’s Training Academy Unmarried Female (SSC Course Women)
    • Minimum Age: 18 years
    • Maximum Age: 24 years

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2018

There are two phases of the exam –

  • Written test and Intelligence
  • Personality test.

Written Exam Pattern

 Subjects Marks Duration
 Elementary Mathematics  100  2 hrs
 English  100  2 hrs
 General Knowledge (G.K)  100  2 hrs

For admission to Officer’s Training Academy, the Elementary Mathematics paper is not there.

Furthermore, all the questions are of objective nature. And you have to sit for the exam in offline mode.

Elementary Mathematics questions will be of the 10th Standard level. And for the other subjects, questions will be such as may be expected from a graduate of an Indian University

How to Apply Online for UPSC CDS Exam – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2018

Direct Link to Apply for the Exam
  1. Visit their official website or click on the direct link given above.
  2. Then, click on Part I Registration.
  3. Then, fill in the details correctly and completely.
  4. After that, in part 2, you need to make the application fee payment. Also, you have to upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature.
  5. Furthermore, you also need to select the examination center.
  6. Finally, submit the form

Also, do note that you can not make any changes once you submit.

UPSC CDS Application Fee – UPSC CDS Recruitment Notification 2018

You have to pay Rs.200 as application fee. But if you are a woman or belong to SC/ST category, you don’t have to pay any fee.

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