UPSC has released notification for Civil Service Examinations 2020. Total Number of vacancies this year, are 796.

UPSC Civil Service Exam 2020
UPSC Civil Service Examination 2020

UPSC Civil Service Exam 2020: Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for Civil Service Preliminary Examination 2020. Candidates can apply online through the official website of the commission or a direct link also given in this article. Last date for online application is 3rd March, 2020 till 6:00 PM. UPSC notification number 05/2020-CSP released, download from the link provided below.

UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam is scheduled to held on May 31st, 2020. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam, will eligible for Civil Service Mains Exam that will be conducted on September 18, 2020. UPSC Civil Services Prelims (CSP) exam is conducted for both Indian Administrative Services and for Indian Forest Services.

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Examinations 2020 - Important dates, Fee, Age, Qualification, Notification and Application

Exam Name UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Examinations 2020
Important Dates
Online Applications & Fee Payment Start From 12.02.2020
Last Date for Online Application 03.03.2020
Last Date of Fee payment
Exam Date 31.05.2020
Educational Qaulification Graduation
Total 796
Age Limit as on 1st August, 2020
Minimum Age 21 years
Maximum 32 years
General/OBC ₹100/-
SC/ST/female No fee
Important Links
Notification Notification-CSPE_2020_N_Engl.pdf
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Total Number of Vacancies.

As per the official notifications released by the commission, UPSC is expected to fill close to 90 vacancies in the Indian Forest Services and approximately 796 vacancies in the Indian Civil Services which also includes 24 vacancies for people with benchmark disabilities.

UPSC Civil Services: Age Limit

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on August 1, 2020, i.e. he must have been born not earlier than August 2, 1987 and not later than August 1, 1999. For relaxation on upper age limit, candidates can check age Eligibility here.

Educational Eligibility

For Indian Civil Services, the candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree from any recognized university in India.

For Indian Forest Services, the candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Engineering.

UPSC Civil Services: Number of Attempts

Every candidate appearing for the UPSC Civil Services examination, will be permitted six attempts at the examination.

The number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes is nine. The relaxation will be available to the candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

There is no restriction on the number of attempts in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates.

Candidates of Persons with Benchmark Disability will get as many attempts as are available to other candidates who do not belong to Persons with Benchmark Disability of his or her community. A candidate of Persons with Benchmark Disability category belonging to the General Category will be eligible for nine attempts.