UPSC Civil Services notification 2019 out! Check IAS, IFS form, syllabus, other details at

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New Delhi | Updated: February 24, 2019 7:33:00 PM

UPSC calendar 2019: Official notification for Civil Services Examination is out at Candidates who are prepping to appear for the IAS or IFS examination can visit the official website now to know more.

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UPSC notification 2019: Government job alert! The wait is over for candidates as the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the detailed notification for Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2019 at All interested and eligible candidates can visit the official website of UPSC now to apply for the posts. It is to be noted that the application link has been activated and the same shall remain open until March 18, 2019. An important decision that the Commission has taken this year is that they have decided to increase the vacancies for Civil Services. A total of 896 vacancies are to be filled this year as compared to the 782 last year. The Civil Services notification of 2018 that notified 782 vacancies were the lowest in six years.

Mentioned below are the details that candidates need to note about Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2019-

UPSC notification 2019: Important dates-

  • Application process starts: February 19, 2019
  • Application process ends: March 18, 2019 till 6 PM
  • E-Admit Card: Three weeks before the commencement of examination

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UPSC Civil Services notification 2019: 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
  • General Science

Paper II-(200 marks, 2 Hours)

  • Comprehension;
  • 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-I: Essay
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

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UPSC Civil Services notification 2019: Examination Scheme-

A. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION- The Exam shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.


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)

UPSC Civil Services notification 2019: How to Apply-

Candidates can apply Online on the website They can find the details about filling the ‘Online Application Form’ as given on the website.

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