Civil Service Prelims Exam Notification 2019

Civil Service Prelims Exam Notification 2019

Civil Service Prelims Exam Notification 2019:

UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) has released notification for civil Service Prelims examination 2019. Eligible candidates may apply online from 19.02.2019 to 18.03.2019. (Note: The Last date for fee payment 17.03.2019 by 11.59pm). The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e-Admit Card to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. The Commission takes up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test. Eligibility,Educational Qualification, age limit,Exam pattern,syllabus and more details are given below.

Organisation: UPSC
(Union Public Service Commission)

Name of the posts:
Civil Service(Prelims)
Total No. of Vacancies: 896
Age Limit : 21-32 years.


The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India .

Application Fee:

The Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).


Step I : Candidate must visit for the online application.

Step II: Pay the prescribed fee through online.

Step III : Fill the application form without mistakes

Step IV: Download the application form in PDF format and take print for future use.

Note: The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post.

Selection Process:

1. The competitive examination comprises two successive stages : (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for Main Examination; and

2. Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts.

Exam Pattern: Civil Service Exam consists of 2 stages

  1. Preliminary Examination(Objective Type)
  2. Main Examination(Written & Interview)

Preliminary Examination(Objective Type):

Paper-I200 Marks
Paper-II 200 Marks

Mains Examination(Written & Interview):

Paper-A (One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). 300 Marks
Paper-B English 300 Marks
Paper-I Essay 250 Marks
Paper-II General Studies-I(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) 250 Marks
Paper-III General Studies-II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) 250 Marks
Paper-IV General Studies-III(Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) 250 Marks
Paper-V General Studies-IV(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) 250 Marks
Paper-VI Optional Subject – Paper 1 250 Marks
Paper-VII Optional Subject – Paper 2 250 Marks
Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks
Personality Test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

Important Dates:

Submission of ONLINE applications from 19.02.2019
Last date for submission of ONLINE applications 18.03.2019
Last date for payment of fee(By Cash)17.03.2019
Last date for payment of fee(Online)18.03.2019
Date of Civil service Prelims Exam02.06.2019

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