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    UPSC 2019 Exam Dates, Application Form, Admit Card and Results

    Lokesh Gupta Lokesh Gupta
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    UPSC or Union Public Service Commission is a central level body responsible for conducting various recruitment exams for civil servants in India. Some of the major exams conducted by UPSC are Civil Services, Engineering Services, CDS, and NDA.


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    The minimum eligibility required to appear for any one of the exams conducted is a Bacehlor’s degree. There may be some additional eligibility criteria depending upon the post or recruitment exam, a candidate wishes to apply for. UPSC mainly conducts the recruitment process in three phases – Preliminary exam, Main exam, and Interview. 

    UPSC Exam Dates 2019

    UPSC Calendar 2019 has been released for intimating about the notification, registration, conduct and duration of all the exams.

    ExamLast Date of ApplicationExamination Date
    UPSC S.O/Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE 2019October 10, 2019December 14, 2019
    UPSC Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2019-December 1, 2019
    UPSC NDA and NA Examination-II 2019September 3, 2019November 12, 2019
    UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2019-September 20, 2019
    UPSC CDS Examination-II 2019July 8, 2019September 8, 2019
    UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam 2019May 20, 2019August 18, 2019
    UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination 2019May 6, 2019July 21, 2019
    UPSC Engineering Sercices Main Examination 2019-June 30, 2019
    Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2019April 16, 2019June 28, 2019
    Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Exam, 2019April 16, 2019June 28, 2019
    UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2019March 18, 2019June 2, 2019
    UPSC Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) through CS(P) 2019March 18, 2019June 2, 2019

    UPSC Recruitment Eligibility 2019

    Eligibility in UPSC Recruitment 2019 varies with the exams. Basic academic qualification of most of the exams is Graduation from any recognized university. However, there are few exams that demand graduation in a particular field/stream as part of the eligibility. 

    ExamAcademic QualificationAge Criteria
    Engineering Services (Preliminary), 2019B.E/B.Tech from a recognized university21-30 on Jan 1, 2019
    CDS I, 2019Graduation from any recognised university19-24 years
    EO/AO- EPFOGraduate from a recognized universityLess than 30 years
    CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-201935 years on Aug 01, 2019
    N.D.A. & N.A. Exam (I), 201910+217-19.5 years on Jan 1, 2019 (Only Male Candidates)
    ISS Exam 2019Graduate in Statistics with other related streams21-30 years on Aug 1, 2019(Must be Medically fit)
    IES Exam 2019Post graduate in Economics or other related courses21-30 years on Aug 1, 2019(Must be medically fit)
    Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam, 2019Masters in the related streams21-30 years on Aug 1, 2019
    Civil Services (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2019Graduate from any recognized university21-32 years on Aug 1, 2019
    Indian Forest Service (PREL.) Exam. 2019 through CS(P) Exam. 2019Graduation in Animal Husbandry and related21-32 years on Aug 1, 2019
    Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2019Graduate from any recognized university20-24 years
    Combined Medical Services Exam, 2019MBBSLess than 32 years

    UPSC Registration 2019

    The registration for all the exams under UPSC is done at The applications will release as per the dates mentioned in the UPSC 2019 Calendar. The registration should be completed before the last date. No applications will be accepted after the last date. Notices and advertisement will be regularly published by UPSC in the leading newspapers and weekly employment news. UPSC will notify the candidates about dates and other important information regarding the exam.

    To ensure smooth UPSC 2019 Registration process, candidates must ensure that they have following documents (as required) before beginning with their UPSC Application Process.

    • Class X Marksheet
    • Class XII Marksheet
    • Graduation Marksheet
    • Category Certificate, if applicable
    • Medical Certificate, if applicable
    • Scanned passport size photo
    • Scanned Signature

    Number of Attempts in UPSC?

    The number of attempts in UPSC exam varies on the basis of category of the candidate as follows :-

    • A General category can appear for UPSC maximum  6 times and the maximum age limit is 32 years.
    • An OBC category candidate can take the exam maximum  9 times and maximum age is 35 years.
    • For Physically disabled candidates there is relaxation of 10 years. They are given 9 attempts for clearing UPSC.
    • A SC/ST category candidate can appear as many as times till 37 years of age.

    UPSC Syllabus 2019

    The syllabus of each exam under UPSC is announced along with the notification. However, UPSC syllabus for all exams is similar in many ways. The General Science section/paper is asked in most of the exams. While some exams focus on the technical aptitude, other exams give weightage to Current Affairs and General Knowledge.

    UPSC Result 2019

    UPSC will release the result as per the dates mentioned in calendar above. The result for all the exams will be published at the official website i.e. The result will be published in the form of score cards. The merit list displaying the names of all shortlisted candidates will be published soon after the announcement of result at the official website. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for next level of selection process as mentioned in the UPSC notification.

    UPSC Recruitment 2019 Selection Process

    Qualified candidates of the written result are called for next level of the selection process – Group Discussions/Personal Interview. The selection process varies with the exam and the posts offered. However, most of the recruitment posts follow the mentioned selection process:

    Group Discussion

    Candidates are made to sit in batches of 20 or more to discuss any topic assigned by the person in charge. The topics vary from any recent global activity to problems faced by society. Total of 15-25 minutes are allotted to the candidates to discuss the topic among themselves. At the end of the discussion, candidates are asked to submit their response verbally one after another. 

    Personal Interview

    Following the group discussion, Personal Interview of candidates is conducted. The Personal Interview is conducted to test candidates’ confidence, thought process and clarity of mind. UPSC entrusts the shortlisted candidates with a very responsible position. Hence it is necessary to test candidates of their mental and physical strength required for the job.

    UPSC Recruitment Medical Test 2019

    As per the job requirements, UPSC asks candidates to go through a medical test before publishing final merit list. The result of the medical tests is considered while preparing the final merit list. All the qualified candidates of the written exam followed by interview is required to undergo medical test, and the results are submitted to UPSC for further proceedings. All the qualified candidates are required to undergo following test at the allotted medical centre.

    • Blood Test
    • Urine Test
    • Mental Stability (Session of Stress Interview)
    • Opthalmic Test & BMI Measurement
    • Chest X Ray followed by test for several other disorders.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    My age is 30,i am already working in one of the PSU as an assistant manager,want to prepare for any other gov sector..... coming exams forms i want to know about that.

    19 Jul, 2019 00:20
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    07 Mar, 2019 18:34
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    01 Jan, 2019 00:20
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    12 Feb, 2019 18:56
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    30 Jul, 2018 17:15
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Chinmay, You may check the official website of UPSE To get application and eligibility details .

    30 Jul, 2018 18:44
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    27 Jun, 2018 00:20
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    27 Jun, 2018 12:47

    Hello Sir , I have passed class 12 in session 2017-18 and I am of 17 years of age . I want to know that now I am eligible for which exams of UPSC ?

    09 Jun, 2018 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Sahil, As per official Exam rules, Minimum qualification for UPSC exam: The candidate must hold a degree from Government recognized Universities or possess an equivalent qualification. Candidates who are in their final year or awaiting results are also eligible to appear for UPSC preliminary Examination.

    10 Jun, 2018 12:46

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    08 May, 2018 00:20
    Garima Bansal

    Hi SOURAV, You can visit the official website to check the scra 2018 exam date

    04 Jun, 2018 12:30
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