UPSC calender 2019: The Union Public Service Commission has activated the online registration process for the Civil Services Examination at upsc.gov.in. IAS, IFS aspirants can apply now.
UPSC calender 2019: The official notification of the Civil Services Examination for the recruitment of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) candidates has been released by the Union Public Service Commission at upsc.gov.in. Candidates who wish or aspire to appear for the same can visit the officail website to know more about the exam and the recruitment process. The online registration process for this UPSC exam has been activated at upsconline.nic.in. Candidates are advised to fill the application form before March 18, 2019, as they will not be able to sit for the examination then. It is to be noted that candidates can apply for the Indian Forest Service examination also through this application form. Take a note of the details mentioned below to know more.
UPSC calender 2019: Important dates-
Civil Services Application process starts: February 19, 2019
Civil Services Application process ends: March 18, 2019 till 6 PM
Civil Services E-Admit Card: Three weeks before the commencement of examination
UPSC calender 2019: How to Apply-
Candidates can apply Online on the website https://upsconline.nic.in. They can find the details about filling the ‘Online Application Form’ as given on the website.
UPSC calender 2019: Civil Services Syllabus-
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I – (200 marks, 2 Hours)
Current events of national and international importance
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the Wo
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
Paper II-(200 marks, 2 Hours)
Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability;
Decision making and problem solving;
General mental ability;
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Datainterpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level)
Part B- Main Examination
Paper-II: General Studies-I- Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society
Paper-III: General Studies -II- Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations
Paper-IV: General Studies -III- Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
Paper-V: General Studies -IV- Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude
UPSC Civil Services notification 2019: Examination Scheme-
A. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION- The Exam shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.
B. MAIN EXAMINATION:
Paper-A: One Indian Language (300 Marks)
Paper-B: English (300 Marks)
Papers to be counted for merit
Paper-I (250 Marks)
Paper-II (250 Marks)
Paper-III: General Studies -II (250 Marks)
Paper-IV: General Studies -III (250 Marks)
Paper-V: General Studies -IV (250 Marks)
Paper-VI: Optional Subject – Paper 1 (250 Marks)
Paper-VII: Optional Subject – Paper 2 (250 Marks)
To know more about the UPSC Civil Services examination for the recruitment of IAS and IFS officers, candidates can visit the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in.