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UPSC IAS Exam 2020 application started: Check online application link available @ upsc.gov.in

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Updated: Feb 14,2020 17:16 IST
UPSC IAS Exam 2020 application started: Check online application link available @ upsc.gov.in
UPSC IAS Exam 2020 application started: Check online application link available @ upsc.gov.in

UPSC IAS Exam 2020: UPSC IAS Exam 2020 officially released by the Union Public Service Commission. UPSC application form for IAS under notification released on 12th February 2020. Candidates can fill the UPSC application form in online mode on the official website of the board. Candidates can download the application form from the link provided below. The commission released UPSC online Exam Dates on the official website.

UPSC IAS Exam 2020:Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites Applications from eligible candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Service across India. Candidates must apply online through the website upsc.gov.in using the below provided direct official link. The UPSC IAS Exam for Prelims starts on 31st May 2020 and Mains Schedule to held on 18th September 2020. The application for the UPSC IAS Exam 2020 has been started on 12th February 2020. The closing date for submission of online application is 3rd March 2020, after which the link will be disabled. Only online applications are accepted for UPSC IAS Recruitment for filling the vacancies.

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UPSC IAS Exam 2020 Released. Check Application Procedure Prelims Date and Mains Date @ upsc.gov.in

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites Applications from eligible candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Service across India. Only online applications are accepted for UPSC IAS Recruitment for filling the vacancies. Candidates must apply online through the website upsc.gov.in using the below provided direct official link. The UPSC IAS Exam for Prelims starts on 31st May 2020 and Mains Schedule to held on 18th September 2020. The closing date for submission of online application is 3rd March 2020, after which the link will be disabled.

Download the UPSC IAS Exam 2020 Notification

Click Here to Apply for UPSC IAS Exam 2020 


Any Details on UPSC IAS Exam 2020?

Candidates should keep tabs for important event dates like UPSC IAS Application Form Prelims, Mains, Interview and Training Phase, etc. It is important to pen down details for UPSC IAS Application Form 2020 application form start and end date as it is the first step, and also it may help the candidates prepare well for UPSC IAS Application Form Written Exam and other processes. The important updated event dates are listed below:

UPSC IAS Application Form 2020

Organization Name

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Exam Name

Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

Category

Application form

Official Notification for the Application form

UPSC IAS Application Form 2020 

Online Application starts from

12.02.2020

Online Application closes on

03.03.2020

Selection Process

Prelims, Mains, Interview and Training Phase

Official Site

upsc.gov.in


What is the Application Fee for UPSC IAS Exam 2020

Category

Fee

General, EWS & OBC

Rs 100

SC, ST, PwD & Female

Nil

What are the Eligibility Criteria to appear for UPSC IAS Exam 2020?

The eligibility criteria of the UPSC IAS Civil Services exam include age limit, educational qualification, nationality, and number of attempts. The eligibility criteria are different for all categories, such as GEN/EWS/OBC/SC/ST/PWD. Have a look:

Nationality: Citizen of India OR Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, OR person of Indian origin who migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia

Educational Qualification: Graduate Degree in any discipline of University/Institution established or incorporated by an Act of Parliament or declared a Deemed University under the UGC Act, 1956

Note: No requirement for any minimum percentage

Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 21 years, and the maximum age limit is different for different categories:

• General: 32 years

• OBC: 35 years

• SC & ST: 37 year

• PwD: 42 Years

Number of Attempts: Have a look at the maximum number of attempts allowed for each category:

• General: 6 Attempts

• EWS: 6 Attempts

• OBC: 9 Attempts

• SC & ST: Till the Age limit

• PwD: 9 Attempts for OBC; Till the Age limit for SC/ST



How are the candidates selected for UPSC IAS Exam 2020?

Candidates who want to seek recruitment in Civil Services IAS/IPS/IFS need to undertake:

• IAS Prelims

• IAS Mains & Interview

UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature. The marks of IAS Prelims are not considered in the final merit list, from which the selection of candidates is made. The UPSC prepares the final merit list based on marks secured by candidates in the IAS Mains exam and Interview.


What is the Exam Pattern for UPSC IAS Exam 2020?

UPSC IAS Exam has the Prelims and Mains Exam, and the exam pattern shared in detail in the below section.


IAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

Paper

Total Questions

Marks

Time Duration

Paper I: General Studies

100

200

2 Hours

Paper II: GS (CSAT)

80

200

2 Hours

Note

  • In IAS Prelims exam, questions will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/3rd marks (0.66) for each wrong answer
  • GS Paper II (CSAT) is qualifying in nature; you need only 33 percent marks to clear this paper
  • In the PwD category, blind candidates are allotted 20 minutes extra for each paper

IAS Mains Exam Pattern 2020

Paper

Name of Paper

Nature of Paper

Time Duration

Marks

Paper – A

Any Indian Language

(objective)

Qualifying

3 Hours

300

Paper – B

English

(objective)

3 Hours

300

Paper I

Essay

Merit Ranking

3 Hours

250

Paper II

General Studies I

3 Hours

250

Paper III

General Studies II

3 Hours

250

Paper IV

General Studies III

3 Hours

250

Paper V

General Studies IV

3 Hours

250

Paper VI

Optional Paper I

3 Hours

250

Paper VII

Optional Paper-II

3 Hours

250

Total

1750

Interview Round

275

Grand Total

2025

Note

  • IAS Mains exam is objective as well as descriptive in nature
  • Candidates need to obtain IAS Cut off marks to qualify this round
  • The cut off is decided based on total vacancies, the difficulty level of the paper, and candidates appearing for the exam.
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/3rd marks (0.66) for each wrong answer in objective paper only

What are the steps to fill UPSC IAS Application Form Registration form 2020?

Before filling the UPSC IAS Application Form 2020 application form, Candidates must ensure that they are eligible to fill in the UPSC IAS Application Form 2020 application form and appear for the UPSC IAS Application Form Written Exam. Candidates advised going through the guidelines before filling UPSC IAS Application Form 2020. The detailed information to fill in the UPSC IAS Application Form 2020 given below:

Step 1: Click on the Union Public Service Commission official website upsconline.nic.in 

Step 2: On the home page, click on the “Application Form.”

Step 3: Find the link for Application and select that link

Step 4: Read the full details provided in the official UPSC IAS Recruitment 2020 notification

Step 5: Fill all the details in the UPSC IAS Application form 2020

Step 6: Submit the form after filling those required details and paying the fees

Step 7: Finally, take a print out of the Application and keep the hard copy for future reference


When will the admit card for the UPSC IAS Exam available?

The UPSC IAS admit card will be released soon on its official website. UPSC IAS Admit card will not be sent by courier or posted. Hence, Candidates should not miss the date of admit card download as they can not appear for the UPSC IAS Exam without the admit card. Candidates should keep the registration number and password, which provided during registration. Using the details, the candidates will be able to download their admit card. The admit card for the UPSC IAS Exam will be available as soon as the UPSC releases it. Candidates mu visit our website www.fresherslive.com frequently to get the latest and updated information for the UPSC IAS Application Form 2020.



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