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UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2024 Notification

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UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently issued the official notification for the Civil Service (Prelims) Examination 2024, offering 1056 vacancies. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply online before the deadline on March 5, 2024.

Take the opportunity to be part of this prestigious examination and begin your journey toward a rewarding career in civil services. Apply now through this article.

UPSC Prelims Examination 2024 Details

Exam Organiser NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Examination NameCivil Services Examination 2024
Prelims Exam Date26 May 2024
Application ModeOnline
Starting date of online application14th February 2024
Last Date to Apply17 March 2024
Number of Vacancies1056 positions
UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination
UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2024 Notification 2

Services Offered:

  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, 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. Indian Railway Management Service, Group ‘A’
  17. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
  18. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS), Group ‘B’
  19. Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS), Group ‘B’
  20. Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS), Group ‘B’
  21. Pondicherry Police Service (PONDIPS), Group ‘B’

Exam Notice No: 05/2024 – CSP

Official Notification:


Helpline Numbers: 011-23385271 /011-23381125 /011-23098543

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination

Age Limit:

  • Candidates must be at least 21 years old.
  • They should not be more than 32 years old as of August 1, 2024.
  • The candidate’s birth date should fall between August 2, 1992, and August 1, 2003.

Age Relaxation:

  • SC/ST candidates can avail of a relaxation of up to 5 years in the upper age limit.
  • OBC candidates can avail of a relaxation of up to 3 years in the upper age limit.

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates must possess a degree from any university recognized by the Central or State Legislature in India.
  • Alternatively, they should have graduated from educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared as deemed universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
  • Equivalent qualifications are also acceptable.

Number of attempts for UPSC Prelims Examination

General candidates6 attempts
OBC candidates9 attempts
SC/ST candidatesUnlimited attempts till the age limit
Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)9 attempts for general and OBC, while unlimited for SC/ST

Category-wise Application Fee

SC/ST/Women/PwBD categoryNil
Other categoryRs. 100/-
Candidates have the option to pay the fee online using the net banking facility provided by various banks or through Visa/MasterCard/Rupay Credit/Debit Cards.

How to Apply for the UPSC Civil Services(Prelims) Examination

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for these vacancies through the official UPSC Recruitment Portal.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Scroll down and go to the Important Links section.
  2. Click on the “Online Application Form” to register yourself.
  3. Next, click again on “Online Application Form” and log in.
  4. Fill in all your personal and educational details and upload the necessary documents.
  5. Make the payment of the application fee according to your category and submit the form.
  6. Finally, take a printout of the application form for your records.

Important Links of UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Examination 2024

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