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Top UPSC Exams 2016

January 20, 2016 02:37 PM 5 minute read , Others

Top UPSC Exams 2016

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) among others. The examination is the toughest examination in India with success rate of 0.1%-0.3% with more than 900,000 applicants and also has the least success ratio in the entire World (Only top 0.03% get the prestigious IAS). It is conducted in two phases - the Preliminary examination, consisting of two objective-type papers (General Studies and Aptitude Test), and the Main examination, consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type followed by the Personality Test (Interview). The entire process from the notification of the Preliminary examination to declaration of the final results takes roughly one year.

Nationality

  • For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • For the Indian Revenue Service, a candidate must be one of the following:
  • A citizen of India
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • For other services, a candidate must be one of the following:
  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Education:

  • All candidates must have a minimum of any of the following educational qualifications:
  • A degree from a Central, State or Deemed university
  • A degree received through Correspondence Education or Distance
  • A degree from an Open University
  • A qualification recognized by the Government of India as being equivalent to either of the above. The following candidates are also eligible, but have to submit proof of their eligibility from a competent authority at their institute/university at the time of the main examination, failing which they will not be allowed to attend the exam.
  • Candidates who have appeared in an examination, the passing of which would render them educationally qualified enough to satisfy any of the above points.
  • Candidates who have passed the final exam of the MBBS degree but have not yet completed their internship.
  • Candidates who have passed the Final exam of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India(ICAI), ICSI and ICWAI
  • A degree from a private university
  • A degree from any foreign university recognized by Association of Indian Universities

Age

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on August 1 of the year of examination. Prescribed age limits vary with respect to the caste reservations. For OBC category upper age limit is 35, and for SC/ST it is 37 years. Upper age limit relaxation is provided to certain candidates who are backward with respect to other factors and physically handicapped people.

Below is the list and descriptions of the list of services available through the civil service exams.

All India Services

  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Police Service

Group A Services

  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
  • Indian Postal Service
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force
  • Indian Defence Estates Service
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)
  • Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III)
  • Indian Corporate Law Service

Group - B Services

  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer's Grade)
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service
  • Pondicherry Civil Service
  • Pondicherry Police Service

Below is a list of UPSC Exams with their important dates for you to take.

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION PROGRAMME

OF EXAMINATIONS/RECTT TESTs (RT) – 2016

S.NO

Name of Examination

Conducting Body

Date for Application Forms

Last Date to Apply

Date of Exam

Duration of Exam

1.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

03.01.2016

1 DAY

2.

SCRA Exam, 2016

UPSC

03.10.2015

30.10.2015

10.01.2016

1 DAY

3.

C.D.S. EXAM.(I), 2016

UPSC

07.11.2015

04.12.2015

14.02.2016

1 DAY

4.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

28.02.2016

1 DAY

5.

CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2016

UPSC

12.12.2015

08.01.2016

13.03.2016

1 DAY

6.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

20.03.2016

1 DAY

7.

N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(I), 2016

UPSC

02.01.2016

29.01.2016

17.04.2016

1 DAY

8.

I.E.S./I.S.S. EXAM., 2016

UPSC

06.02.2016

04.03.2016

13.05.2016

3 DAYS

9.

COMBINED GEO-SCIENTIST AND GEOLOGISTS' EXAM., 2016

UPSC

06.02.2016

04.03.2016

13.05.2016

3 DAYS

10.

ENGINEERING SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2016

UPSC

27.02.2016

25.03.2016

27.05.2016

3 DAYS

11.

COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAM, 2016

UPSC

05.03.2016

01.04.2016

12.06.2016

1 DAY

12.

CENTRAL ARMED POLICE FORCES (AC) EXAM., 2016

UPSC

12.03.2016

08.04.2016

26.06.2016

1 DAY

13.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

03.07.2016

1 DAY

14.

CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. -2016

UPSC

23.04.2016

20.05.2016

07.08.2016

1 DAY

15.

INDIAN FOREST SEREVICE (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2016 Through CS (P) Exam. 2016

UPSC

23.04.2016

20.05.2016

07.08.2016

1 DAY

16.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

04.09.2016

1 DAY

17.

N.D.A. & N.A. EXAM.(II), 2016

UPSC

18.06.2016

15.07.2016

18.09.2016

1 DAY

18.

C.D.S. EXAM.(II), 2016

UPSC

16.07.2016

12.08.2016

23.10.2016

1 DAY

19.

INDIAN FOREST SERVICE (MAIN) EXAM. 2016

UPSC

- - 12.11.2016

10 DAYS

20.

RESERVED FOR UPSC RT/EXAM

UPSC

- -

27.11.2016

1 DAY

21.

CIVIL SERVICES (MAIN) EXAM, 2016

UPSC

- -

03.12.2016

5 DAYS

22.

S.O./STENO (GD-B/GD-I) LTD. DEPTTL. COMPETITIVE EXAM

UPSC

10.09.2016

10.09.2016

17.12.2016

2 DAYS

Good Luck!

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