The much awaited notification for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 is out. UPSC has called for applications for Civil Services Preliminary Examination to be held on August 2014. The last date for receipt of applications is June 30, 2014. The number of vacancies to be filled on the result of the examination is expected to be approximately 1291.
How to apply for UPSC Civil Services Examination ?
Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website https://www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above- mentioned website.
Plan of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014
The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages
(i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and
(ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts.
Applications are now invited for the Preliminary Examination only.
Revised Age-Limits for UPSC Civil Services Examination
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st August, 2014, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1982 and not later than 1st August, 1993.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:- (i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe. (ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates. [Read more on the age-limits in the original website : www.upsc.gov.in]
Number of attempts
Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts at the examination. Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible. Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible shall be nine. [Read more on the number of attempts in the original website : www.upsc.gov.in]
Surprises with IAS Notification 2014!
UPSC Civil Services Notification 2014, which came on May 30, 2014, one day earlier than announced, had in it, some other surprise elements. Read about the surprise-elements in UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Notification here.
Download UPSC Civil Services Examination 2014 Notification
Read the UPSC Civil Services Notification 2014 by downloading the pdf from the link.