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UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam 2018 notification is out !

UPSC Civil Services 2018 NotificationHere comes the much awaited notification from UPSC. UPSC published notification for civil services exams 2018, commonly known as the IAS exam. The exam cycle for UPSC is almost one year long. The applications are invited for the preliminary stage of IAS exam.

UPSC Civil Services 2018 notification

UPSC not only published notification for IAS exam, but also for Indian Forestry services exam. Both will have same preliminary exam but have different mains exam. Preliminary exam is objective in nature while mains are written in nature.

How to fill application form

Applications should be filled by online by using the website https://upsconline.nic. Detailed instructions are provided in the above mentioned website.

Date of UPSC Civil Service prelims

The UPSC announced Preliminary exam dates for Civil Service and Indian Forest service on June 3rd,2018. However, mains exams for civil service will start from 29th September 2018.

Number of vacancies

The expected number of vacancies upon final result is 782 which is much less than previous year vacancies , furthermore, this includes seats for reserved categories.

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Age limit for IAS Exam 2018

A candidate who is 21 years old and not completed 32 years on 1st august 2018 is eligible to appear for IAS examination. In other words, he / she must not have been born before 2nd august  1986 and after 1st august 1997.

The upper age limit is relaxable

  • Up to five years for scheduled caste and scheduled tribe category.
  • Up to three years for OBC candidates who belongs to non creamy layer.
  • Five years relaxation for ex service men including commissioned officers ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years of military service as on 1st august 2018.
  • Up to three years for defence service personnel ,who is disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign nation or disturbed area and released as a consequence there of.
  • Up to five years if a person domiciled ordinarily in the state of Jammu and Kashmir from 1st January 1981 to 31st December 1990.

       Also read : Recommended IAS Books List for Prelims Preparation

Last date of application

The final date for submitting online application forms are 7th march, 2018.

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25 thoughts on “UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam 2018 notification is out !”

  1. Sir i am a student doing BcomLLB(H) now my fourth year is going on ,i am eligible for the exam of 2019 ??

  2. Zeel Ashishkumr tailor

    Hi sir..I completed my bachelor of physiotherapy…should I eligible for UPSC 2019..& pls suggest which sub will be easy for me..& related to my study..

  3. Sir, upsc is a confidence and maturity test.I think, we must prepare prelims with mains anyhow..
    Sir you’re the best and your tips, speak and ideas everything. I’m your pupil so it’s may be I’m wrong /right. so, could you tell me I’m right about prelims with mains……

    1. Yea, you are almost correct. How will get the confidence? We will get confidence by regular learning and practice. Learning is a continuous process. Learn then test your knowledge, then revise, retest your knowledge. This strategy will work for UPSC Aspirants. This strategy completely implemented in our online test series program.Learn traditional subjects in context of current events.In UPSC exam , there is strong link between current affairs and UPSC question asked in the exam. We are designed every test in accordance with current affairs. Detailed Time table and proper reference list.

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    1. If you are comfortable in English then give the interview in English only otherwise choose Hindi.

  4. Firstly good evening sir!
    Sir I want to know about medium,like prelims and mains English medium but interview face in Hindi+english.is it possible sir??

    1. yes its possible,but choose only one language for interview either Hindi or English. Using Hindi and English in Interview is not possible.

    1. Last date for applying Civil Service exam is already for his year. It is clearly mentioned in the article itself.

  5. I m serving in indian navy. My date of retirement is 31 Jan 2028. My date of birth is 7 Jun 89. I belong to general category. Will i get any age relaxation post retirement. Plz guide me.

  6. I, m obc Ncl candidate
    I have doubt in community certificate date in upsc prelims online form…
    which date is apply bc community certificate date or OBC Ncl certificate date??

  7. Sir, i want to know
    OBC NCl Certificate validity?
    I got OBC Ncl certificate in last year 14-3-2017
    Shall i use that certificate for this year.. Upsc exam..

  8. Which certificate is to be produced for obc reservation? Community certificate or obc non creamy layer certificate?
    While applying for CSE they ask us to enter date in community certificate.thats why i am asking this.

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