UPSC CSAT (IAS Prelim) Exam Information

1. How are UPSC Exams conducted and who conducts these exams?
A. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) are a body constituted under Article 315 of Constitution of India. One of the functions of the Commission as laid down in Article 320 of the Constitution is to conduct examinations for appointment to various services of the Union and the All India Services

2. What are Age and Qualification requirement for this exam?
A.21-30 years as on 1st August of the year of Examination.Certain categories of persons as specified in the Commission's Notice as published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar are eligible for age relaxation.
Degree of a Recognised University or equivalent.Candidates appearing in the requisite Degree qualification are also eligible for appearing in the examination, however, they are supposed to submit proof of passing the requisite qualification along with with Detailed Application Form for Civil Services (Main) Examination.

3. What is the Paper Scheme for IAS Prelim exam?
A. The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks.
The Question Papers (Test Booklets) are set in English & Hindi
General Studies Paper - I - 200 Marks General Studies Paper - II - 200 Marks
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4. When is this exam held?
A.CS Prelim Exam is held in month of May every year and CS Main Exam is held in Oct/Nov every year

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IAS Prelim Exam Syllabus
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