Civil Services Exam is considered as the toughest exam held in India, which is conducted by the UPSC. Competition for the Civil Services Exam has never been easy for candidates. Every year the number of candidates appearing for the exam are increasing and thus increasing the competition. However, cracking UPSC Civil Services Exam is not a rocket science, with right strategy and preparation one can crack the exam in the very first attempt.
The Civil Services Exam is conducted in three stages:
- Preliminary (Pre) Examination
- Main Examination
- Personality Test and Interview
Wondering how to prepare for UPSC Civil Services Exam? A well-planned strategy and right resources can help you do that easily.
UPSC Pre Exam 2018 Result
UPSC Civil Services Pre Exam was held in March 2018 and the results are out now. Candidates who appeared for the UPSC pre Exam and are awaiting results can check their UPSC Pre Exam 2018 result here, https://upsconline.nic.in/CSP-2018-Engl-F.pdf
In this article, we will focus on UPSC Civil Services Main Exam. We have included the important links, number of posts, links to apply online and preparation tips for UPSC Civil Services and IFS Exam 2018, for you.
Candidates who are through the Pre-Exam are eligible to appear for the Mains Exam.
UPSC Civil Services and IFS Exam 2018- Important Dates
Last Date to Apply Online: 6th August 2018
Mains Exam Date: 28th September 2018 to 7th October 2018
Application Fee for UPSC Civil Services and IFS Exam 2018:
Candidates from General/OBC category has to pay an exam fee of 200 INR. However, there is no exam fee for SC/ST/PH and all category female candidates.
Candidates can make the payment using Debit, Credit, E-challan, or Netbanking.
IAS: Candidates are required to have bachelor degree in any stream from any recognized university
IFS: Bachelor Degree with one of these subjects, Botany, Mathematics, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Geology, Chemistry, Statistics & Zoology, Physics, Agriculture or equivalent.
Age: All candidates who are of 21-32 years as on 01/08/2018 are eligible to apply for the exam.
Total Post: 892
Total posts in Indian Administrative Service (IAS): 782
Total Post in Indian Forest Service (IFS): 110
Official Website: http://upsc.gov.in/
For UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Schedule 2018, Click Here
UPSC Main Exam Notification
Apply Online: https://www.upsconline.nic.in/daf/daf_csm_2018/login.php