UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 on its official website. All eligible candidates can send in their UPSC CSE Application Form at upsconline.nic.in by or before February 21, 2023. The exam is conducted to recruit officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and other top civil services posts.
Candidates who successfully qualify for the Prelims will be eligible to appear for the Mains. The exam is highly competitive, and interested candidates must start preparing well in advance. The UPSC also provides study materials and online courses to assist the candidates in preparing for the exam.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Overview
|Organization||Union Public Service Commission|
|Post Name||IAS, IPS, IFS, and more|
|Job Location||All India|
|Last Date to Apply||21st February 2023|
|Mode of Apply||Online|
|Selection Process||Exam, Interview|
|Category||UPSC CSE Exam 2023|
UPSC CSE 2023 Important Date
|Notification Released||01st February 2023|
|Application Started||01st February 2023|
|Last Date To Apply||21st February 2023|
|Correction in Application Form||22-28th February 2023|
|Last Date To Pay Fee Online||21st February 2023|
|UPSC CSE Prelims Exam Date||28th May 2023|
|UPSC CSE Prelims Result Date||Will Notify Soon|
|UPSC CSE Mains Exam Date||15th September 2023|
|UPSC CSE Mains Result Date||Will Notify Soon|
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Notification
The UPSC CSE Notification 2023 is out! The UPSC conducts the exam to recruit candidates for various posts in the Indian Civil Services. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria to apply for the exam, such as age, nationality, educational qualifications, etc.
The UPSC Civil Services Exam is one of the most prestigious examinations in India, and candidates must prepare thoroughly for it to have a successful career.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Application Fee
- General/OBC/ EWS: ₹ 100/-
- SC/ST/PWD: ₹ 0/- (NIL)
- Payment Mode: Online & Offline
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Vacancy Details
The UPSC Civil Services Vacancy Details are released every year by the Union Public Service Commission. The UPSC CSE Vacancy Details provide information regarding the number of posts available.
|1||Indian Administrative Service|
|2||Indian Foreign Service|
|3||Indian Police Service|
|4||Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’|
|5||Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’|
|6||Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’|
|7||Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’|
|8||Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’|
|9||Indian Information Service, Junior Grade Group ‘A’|
|10||Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’|
|11||Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service, Group ‘A’|
|12||Indian Railway Protection Force Service, Group ‘A’|
|13||Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes) Group ‘A’|
|14||Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) Group ‘A’|
|15||Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Grade III)|
|16||Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)|
|17||Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS), Group ‘B’|
|18||Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS), Group ‘B|
|19||Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS), Group ‘B’|
UPSC CSE Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Those interested in applying for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 must meet the requirements outlined in this article. The following are some of the requirements:
UPSC CSE Age Limit
- As On 01st August 2023
|General||21 years||32 years|
|OBC||21 years||35 years|
|SC/ST||21 years||37 years|
UPSC CSE Educational Qualification
The educational qualification for the UPSC Civil Services Exam is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute. However, candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree can also apply.
Candidates belonging to certain categories such as SC, ST, OBC, and PWD are allowed certain relaxations in their educational qualifications.
UPSC CSE 2023 Selection Process
The UPSC CSE 2023 Selection Process is a rigorous, multi-stage process designed to select the best candidates for the Indian Civil Services. Finally, after the entire selection process, the UPSC panel selects the best candidates for the Indian Civil Services.
- Prelims Exam
- Mains Exam
- Document Verification
- Medical Examination
UPSC CSE 2023 Important Links
|UPSC CSE Apply Online||Apply Here|
|UPSC CSE Notification||Check Here|
UPSC Civil Service Exam Pattern 2023
The Union Public Service Commission has announced the UPSC Civil Service Exam Pattern 2023. The exam will be conducted in three stages – Preliminary, Main, and Interview.
UPSC CSE Prelims Exam Pattern
The minimum passing score for Paper II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination has been set at 33%.
|General Studies||200||200||2 Hours|
|CSAT (Qualifying)||200||200||2 Hours|
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
The time for each paper is 3 hours. The test papers will be subjective (Essay Type). In preparation for Language I, Candidates are allowed to use any one of the Indian languages included in the Constitution’s Eighth Schedule (List is given below).
|Op. Subject Part 1||250|
|Op Subject Part 2||250|
- Interview/ Personality Test: 275 Marks
UPSC CSE Syllabus
The UPSC CSE Syllabus is a comprehensive document that outlines the topics to be studied for the examination. In the table below, candidates can see what important topics will be on the preliminary exam. They must start studying for the exam by keeping in mind the topics listed.
|Paper-1||Current events of national and international importance.|
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization.
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Decision-making and problem-solving.
General mental ability.
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. — Class X level).