Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) has released the Civil Services IAS Exam 2023 notification. Candidates can now start applying for the UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2023. The last date for online application will be 21 February 2023, till 6:00 PM, as per the notification.
UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam Notification PDF 2023.
The commission, in the official notification pdf, provides a detailed overview for the Civil Services Exam 2023. The commission will conduct the prelims exam on 28 May 2023. And candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be eligible for the main written exam.
The preliminary exam will be conducted to recruit Civil Services and Indian Forest Services in Class A officers of the Government of India. Here is an overview of the examination.
|UPSC CSE Notification 2023||01 February 2023|
|Online Application Start||01 February 2023|
|Last Date of Online Application||01 February 2023|
|Expected Date for Prelims Admit Card||21 February 2023|
|UPSC Prelims Exam Date 2023||08 May 2023|
|Prelim Result Date||To be announced|
|UPSC Mains Exam Date 2023||28 May 2023|
|IAS Mains Result Date||To be announced|
|UPSC Exam Date for Interview||To be announced|
|Final Result Date||To be announced|
|Merit List||To be announced|
Civil Services Vacancies 2023
The commission has released the calendar for the IAS Exam 2023. As per the notification, it is expected that 1105 vacancies to be filled this year.
The examination is expected to fill approximately 1105 vacancies, with 37 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category. These include 7 vacancies for candidates with blindness and low vision, 5 vacancies for candidates with deafness and hard of hearing, 15 vacancies for candidates with locomotor disabilities, and 10 vacancies for candidates with multiple disabilities.
Through this recruitment, UPSC will recommend IAS, IFS, IPS, and other A-grade posts.
Eligibility for UPSC IAS Exam 2023.
Educational Eligibility: Candidates with bachelor’s degrees in the last year are eligible for the Civil Services Prelims Examination.
Age limit for the IAS Exam 2023: Minimum age for the examination is 21, and the maximum is 32 years on 01 August 2023. However, there is age relaxation for OBC, SC, ST, Defence Service, ECOs/SSCO, and PwBD candidates. Read the official notification for complete information about the examination.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus.
This usually needs a year-long dedicated preparation to qualify for the examination. 3 stages in the exam are Prelims, Mains, and Interviews. Candidates who qualified the Prelims will be eligible for the main written examination. And the candidates who score well in the mains will appear for an interview.
There will be two papers in the prelim exam. In which general studies paper 1 is competitive and CSAT also known as GS 2 is qualifying in nature.
And there will be total 9 papers in the IAS mains written exam. Out of which, 2 papers are qualifying in nature and others are competitive.
It might be interesting to know that interview is a part of the main exam. That means if the candidate scores well in the written, and for some reason not performed well in the interview, he’ll qualify or even can top the exam like 2019 IAS topper Pradeep Singh.
UPSC Civil Services Notification 2023.
This commission now released the notification for the IAS Examination 2023. Candidates can download this notification from the commission’s official website or a direct link provided below.
Download the Official Notification pdf IAS 2023.
The commission will be expected to recruit 1105 vacancies this year. However, it is important to note that the final number of vacancies may change based on information received from the Cadre Controlling Authorities. Reservations will also be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections, and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, as determined by the Government.