Upsc Exam 2018 :
UPSC on Saturday announced the exam date for civil services preliminary examination 2018 on upsc.gov.in. According to annual calendar 2018, the exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 3, 2018. The application form for UPSC civil services preliminary exam 2018 will be available from February 7.
Candidates, those are willing to appear for exam need register online on official website (upsc.gov.in). Candidates should scan their photo, educational certificates and Id’s and uploads it to portal. Candidates should fill all the details like Name, Address, and Mobile No etc.
Educational Eligibility for UPSC Exam:
Candidates who are applying should have a graduation degree in any stream from any University which is affiliated from University Grants Commission (UGC).
Candidates who have appeared in qualification examination and are waiting for their results are also eligible to apply.
The examination is organized into three stage
- Preliminary Examination (Written Test)
- Main Examination (Written Test)
- Personality Test (Interview)
Question papers set in both Hindi and English, duration of each paper will be 2 hours.
- UPSC has given the reservation of seats for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and PH category.
- The reservation in vacancies to candidates from SC/ST and OBC category which ranges from 16% to 25% of the total vacancies.
- The category wise vacancies will be declared after the final exam.
UPSC Exam Age Relaxation:
The given date of birth in 10th or School Leaving Certificate or in an equivalent 10th certificate recognized by any Indian Education board. Candidates those who are applying for UPSC Mains required submitting these certificates at the Mains. Relaxation for upper age limit according to the category the candidate belongs. The relaxation details are given below:
- Up to 5 years if a candidate belongs to SC/ST
- Up to 3 years if a candidate belongs to OBC category
- There are Up to 5 years if an applicant had been domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir from January 1st, 1980 to December 31st, 1989.
- Up to 3 years in case of Defence Services Personnel
- Up to 5 years in the case of Ex-Servicemen along with ECOs/SSCOs and Commissioned Officers, who have served at least 5 years of Military Services.
- Up to 10 years in the case of orthopedically handicapped candidates blind, deaf, and mute.