upsc 2020 notification
Union Public Service Commission has released it (UPSC) 2020 notification for various civil services 2020 IAS & IFS Exam.
You can download the PDF of UPSC 2020 official notification at the end of the page. For your convenience we have mentioned all the necessary details needed to know before filling the forms.
You can check the details in tabular form below.
IAS Exam Dates
Candidates can go through important UPSC IAS exam dates 2020 below:
|IAS Exam 2020 Notification||12-Feb-2020||The UPSC issued the Civil Services (IAS) Exam Notification 2020 for 796 vacancies|
|Last date to apply for IAS Exam 2020||3-Mar-2020||The IAS online application will be accepted until this date.|
|IAS Prelims Exam 2020||31-May-2020||IAS Prelims 2020 Exam will be conducted in offline mode across the nation.|
|IAS Prelims 2020 Result||To be announced||The result of the IAS Prelims Exam 2020 will be announced by UPSC.|
|IAS Main Exam 2020||18-Sep-2020||The IAS Main Exam 2020 will be conducted by UPSC|
Age Limit for IAS Exam 2020
Q. What is the age limit for IAS Exam?
A.IAS is considered as one of the toughest exams in India. The Age limit for IAS exam is different for the different categories. It is defined as follows
|Category||Lower Age Limit||Upper Age Limit|
The age of the candidates is counted as on August 1 of the exam year.
Candidates must be minimum 21 years and maximum 32 years of age as on August 1, 2020. This means that candidates must have born not earlier than August 2, 1988 and not later than August 1, 1999.
There is also age relaxation of some years for reserved category candidates:
|SC/ ST||5 Years|
|Defense Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof||3 Years|
|Ex-servicemen including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years of military service as on August 1, 2019 and have been released||5 Years|
|PwD [(a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness]||10 Years|
No age relaxation is provided to the Economically Weaker Sections in the UPSC Civil Services Exam.
IAS Exam Highlights
|Exam Name||Civil Services (IAS) Exam 2020|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Offline – Pen and Paper Mode|
|Exam Stages||Prelims – Mains(Written) – Mains(Interview)|
|Language||Prelims – English and Hindi|
|No. of Test Cities||Test centres across the nation|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591|
EXam Fees to Fill IAS Exam Application Form
Candidates will be able to fill the IAS application form 2020 in online mode at upsconline.nic.in. Once the application form is filled, candidates also need to pay Civil Services exam application fee in online or offline mode.
|Category||Preliminary Exam Fee||Mains Exam Fee|
|General/ EWS/OBC||Rs 100||Rs 200|
|Females/ SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability||Nil||Nil|