Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for the recruitment of UPSC 2021. The total number of vacancies released this year is 712. The application process for this recruitment is started and all the candidates who are going to apply can do the same through the official website upsc.gov.in.
The last date to apply for the UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2021 is till 6pm on March 24. The UPSC civil services (preliminary) Examination 2021 will be conducted on June 27.
Interested Candidates can register for the examination by visiting the UPSC application website.
Eligibility criteria: The candidate has to be an Indian national for IAS and IPS posts. For others, they can be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee. Check more for in the official notification.
Age limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years. There is age relaxation for the reserved category.
Educational qualification: The candidate must hold a degree of universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Paper pattern: The preliminary test consists of paper-I and II. In the objective type, multiple choice questions are asked that carry a total of 400 marks. In the general studies paper – II, a candidate has to qualify with a minimum of 33 per cent marks.