Civil Services Exam, CSE 2019 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for selection of Grade A officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. UPSC has released an important notice regarding the newly-introduced 10% quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) candidates. This will be of interest to eligible beneficiaries appearing for the upcoming Civil Services Exam, CSE 2019.
According to a new UPSC notification, candidates who wish to apply under the EWS category have to get their EWS Certificate ready by 1st August 2019. This reservation quota will only be applicable to those candidates who opt for it and present the EWS category certificate when asked.
The notification for UPSC was released on February 19, 2019, and the registration process is also started. The online application process for UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2019 ends on March 18. The CSE 2019 preliminary level will be conducted on Sunday, June 2, 2019, while the Mains examination will be held on September 20, that will be conducted for five days. The UPSC Indian Forest Service (IFS) main examination will be conducted on December 1, 2019.
The UPSC board will issue the e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination. Applicant should know that No physical Admit Card will be sent by post.
UPSC CSE 2019 Important Dates
Application process began: February 19, 2019
Last date of Filling Application: March 18, 2019
Date of UPSC Prelims: June 2, 2019
Date of UPSC Mains: From September 20, 2019 (will be held for five days)
CSE 2019 Eligibility Criteria
We are mentioning here the Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Number of attempts etc as Eligibility criteria for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019
To apply for the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019, a candidate must have qualified graduation level course or its equivalent from recognized university or institution.
To apply for the civil services, a candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and the upper age limit is 32 years as on the 1st of August, 2019. The candidates should not be born before August 1, 1987, or after August 1, 1998. Candidates belonging to reserved categories will get age relaxation according to central government reservation policy.
Number of Attempts
Every candidate appearing the UPSC IAS examination will be permitted six attempts at the examination. However, the restriction on the number of attempts is different for SC/ST and other reserved categories candidates.
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UPSC 2019 Application Form- How to Apply?
- Interested candidates Visit the official website of UPSC.
- The detailed instructions for filling up online application form are available on the website. Read the instructions in Part 1 of registration and accept it.
- Fill in the form with relevant and requisite details.
- UPSC will provide a registration ID and password.
- Go to Part 2 of registration and login with the registration ID and password provided.
- Fill in the form with relevant and required details.
- Click on Submit
CSE 2019 Prelims Application Fee
Applicants (except female/SC/ST/persons with Benchmark disability candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay the UPSC CSE application fee of Rs. 100 (One Hundred only) by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India (SBI) or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using SBI Internet Banking.
CSE 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern
The preliminary examination consists of two papers of objective type (MCQ) and carries a maximum of 200 marks each. It is of the qualifying type.
The main examination is of 1750 marks will consist of written examination and an interview which holds another 275 marks. The written examination will be a descriptive type of compulsory and optional papers. Marks obtained in these two exams determine the final rank offered to the candidate.
Candidates should note that there will be negative marking of one-third of the marks assigned to that question, for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
UPSC Recruitment Process
The applicants will have to face a three-level exam including Prelims, Main and Interview for the final selection. Candidates have to qualify each level to go to the next one.
Candidates qualify prelims exam will be allowed to appear for the Mains Exam. Candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying mark in the Main Examination and interview will get selected.
Depend on Candidate’s ranks in the examination and the preferences mentioned for the various services and posts by them, they will be allotted to the various services.
All the best to UPSC CSE 2019 Aspirants..!!
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