UPSC Civil Services 2018 Exam

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About UPSC Civil Services 2018

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a competitive examination that is conducted at the national level by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruiting candidates to various Civil Services of the Government of India. The recruitment is done for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. The UPSC Civil Services examination consists of a Preliminary examination, followed by the Mains examination, and a Personality Test (face to face interview).

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services 2018 eligibility criteria include the conditions and specific requirements that applicants have to fulfill to become eligible for the exam. The conditions may include requirements related to academic qualification, age and number of attempts. A Civil Services aspirant can qualify all the stages of the examination provided he/she meets the prescribed UPSC eligibility conditions. A candidate's eligibility will be cross-checked by the Commission through document verification once he/she has qualified for Interview ...

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Syllabus

The Civil Services 2018 Syllabus is decided by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year. As part of the Prelims syllabus, candidates are evaluated based on their knowledge and aptitude in current affairs. In Civil Services Mains exam, a candidate is evaluated based on his/her academic expertise in his/her specialised subject. It also looks at an individual's overall intellectual traits and understanding of concepts. Basically, the questions that are asked in the Civil Services examination tests candidate’s understanding and clarity ...

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Exam Pattern

It is important for candidates to have a complete understanding of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam pattern beforehand to be better prepared for the competitive examination. The UPSC Civil Services examination is divided into three stages including Preliminary (Prelims), Mains and Interview. The paper pattern of UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern includes details related to the number of questions, nature of questions, and marking scheme.

Highlights of Civil Services Paper Pattern

Features Prelims Mains
Exam Mode Offline Offline
Medium ...

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 Exam Analysis

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Prelims 2018 Examination was conducted successfully on June 3, 2018. Around 3 lakh candidates across the country appeared for the Civil Services Prelims 2018 examination. Get a detailed analysis of the examination from our experts and student reactions.

The Civil Services examination had two papers - Paper 1 was conducted from 9.30 AM to 11.30 AM while Paper 2 had started at 2.30 PM.

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How to Prepare for UPSC Civil Services 2018

The Civil Services Examination (CSE), conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), is a competitive and prestigious exam conducted on a yearly basis to fill-in various civil service vacancies for the Government of India. 

To be successful in a national-level examination like this, it is important to have a proper and effective preparation strategy in place. For those appearing for the exam this year, here are some tips and tricks that can be used to take Civil Services exam ...

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UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) 2018 Result Declared

The UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018 Result for the Preliminary examination conducted on June 3, 2018 has been declared. Check your result on the official website of UPSC! 

Check Your UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Result 2018!

Candidates who qualify in UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary exam) become eligible to sit for UPSC Civil Services Mains exam, and those who qualify in the Mains exam of UPSC Civil Services are called for the Interview round.

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Selection Process

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services selection process comprises of three stages – Civil Services (Preliminary) examination (Objective Type), Civil Services (Main) examination (Written) and a Personality Test (Interview). 

Candidates qualifying in the UPSC Civil Services 2018 exams, will become eligible to appear for next round of selection process, and ultimately be selected for the recruitment in various posts of Indian Civil Services.

Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Cut-off

UPSC Civil services 2018 Cut-off will be released by examination organising authority i.e. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) after the declaration of the UPSC Civil services final result. The cut-off is the minimum marks that a candidate must secure so as to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round. The UPSC will release the Civil services 2018 cut-off marks for all the three stages under its selection process.

Those who qualify the prelims cut-off are selected ...

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Best Books for UPSC Civil Services 2018

In this article, we have compiled a list of the best books for UPSC Civil Services exam preparation. UPSC Civil Services 2018 Main examination was conducted on 28th September 2018 for those who have successfully qualified in the Prelims examination. In order to score well, candidates must go through the following list of books. These preparation books have been categorised into Prelims and Mains books. There are some free e-books as well.

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Admit Card

UPSC Civil Services 2018 admit card for Mains Examination has already been released. The admit card was issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for all the candidates who undertook the entrance exam.The admit card for UPSC Civil Services 2018 Preliminary Examination was released on 7th May 2018. The admit card was released in online mode on the official website of UPSC. The UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination was conducted on 3rd June 2018, and candidates accessed their respective admit ...

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How to Apply for UPSC Civil Services 2018

To know how to apply for Civil Services examination 2018, candidates must visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which is www.upsconline.nic.in. The website provides all the necessary details that candidates should know before applying for the examination. To complete the application process, the application fee must be submitted via Credit card/debit card/Internet banking. It is important for Civil Services aspirants to fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.

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UPSC Civil Services 2018 Answer Key

The UPSC Civil Services 2018 answer key will be released after the examination is over. The answer key will be released on the official website of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates will be allowed to download the answer key once it is issued by UPSC. 

The UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary Exam) 2018 was held on 3rd June, 2018, which consisted of 2 papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The answer key that will be released will also be ...

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Best Coaching Institutes for UPSC Civil Services 2018

UPSC organised the Civil Services Main Examination 2018 on 28th September 2018 in offline mode. The examination was conducted only for those who successfully qualified the Prelims examination. Every year, lakhs of students from all over India take the UPSC Civil Services examination. While some students choose coaching institutes for preparation, some students believe in self-study.

Joining a coaching institute for UPSC Civil Services is considered a good option for better exam preparation. These coaching institutes will help candidates know ...

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UPSC Civil Services Conducting Body

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India's central agency authorised to conduct the Civil Services Examination, Engineering Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Naval Academy Examination, Special Class Railway Apprentice, Indian Forest Service Examination, Indian Economic Service Examination, Indian Statistical Service Examination, Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, and Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandant) Examination.

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Important Dates

Events

Date 

 UPSC Civil Services Online Registration Start Date

7th February 2018

Last Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services Application Form

6th March 2018

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Date

3rd June 2018

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Result Declaration Date

15th July 2018

UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Date

28th September 2018 to 7th October 2018

UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Result Declaration Date

December 2018

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Timetable for Mains Examination 

Paper-I Essay

28th September 2018  (9.00 AM to 12.00 PM)

Paper-II General Studies-I

Paper-III General Studies-II

29th September 2018 (9.00 AM to 12.00 PM)

29th September 2018 (2.00 PM. to 5.00 PM)

Paper-IV General Studies-III

Paper-V General Studies-IV

30th September ...

UPSC Civil Services 2018 Exam Centers

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DELHI

LUDHIANA

UDAIPUR

DHARWAD

MADURAI

VARANASI

DISPUR

MUMBAI

VELLORE

FARIDABAD

MYSORE

VIJAYAVADA

CHENNAI

KOHIMA

THANE

COIMBATORE

KOLKATA

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

BANGALORE

JAIPUR

SAMBALPUR

BAREILLY

JAMMU

SHILLONG

BHOPAL

JODHPUR

SHIMLA

BILASPUR

JORHAT

SILIGUDI

AHMEDABAD

GWALIOR

PORT BLAIR

AIZAWL

HYDERABAD

PUDUCHERRY

ALIGARH

IMPHAL

PUNE

ALLAHABAD

INDORE

RAIPUR

ANANTPUR (ANDHRA PRADESH)

ITANAGAR

RAJKOT

GANGTOK

NAGPUR

VISHAKHAPATNAM ...

Contact Details

Address: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi – 10069

Phone number: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543

Website: https://www.upsc.gov.in

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Exam Date 28 Sep to 07 Oct, 2018

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