UPSC IAS,IPS Prelims 2021 Notification Delayed: Exam to be held on 27 June, Check Civil Services Eligibility/Application Process Details Here

Further, the commission has confirmed that there will be no change in the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021 Exam Date. The candidates will be able to apply for the same soon at the official website of UPSC.

UPSC IAS,IPS Prelims 2021 Notification Delayed: Exam to be held on 27 June, Check Civil Services Eligibility/Application Process Details Here
UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 Notification

on 8 February,  The supreme court asked the centre to consider granting one-time relaxation on age limit to UPSC Civil Services Aspirants including the candidates who had exhausted their last attempt in 2020 exam due to covid 19.

The matter is to be heard today again in the court.  In the February 5 hearing, the central government agreed to give one more chance only to those candidates who appeared in their last attempt in the 2020 exam and are not age barred. The centre was not in favour of giving relief to the candidates who have crossed their age limit for the year 2021 examination. However, the Center had also clarified that it is ready to give the candidates the last chance, but will not waive the age limit. UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021 Online Applications will end on 2 March 2021. The commission has decided to conduct UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 on 27 June 2021 across the country. The admit cards for the same will be uploaded in due course. The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.

Important Dates:

  • Commencement of submission of the online application process for UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021: 10 February 2021
  • Last date for submission of the online application process for UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021: 2 March 2021
  • UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021 Exam Date: 27 June 2021

UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021 Vacancy Details

  • Civil Services (IAS) - to be announced

UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification: The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.

UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims 2021 Age Limit - A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years

UPSC IAS (Civil Services) 2021 Official Notification PDF - to release on 10 February

Official Website

UPSC IAS (Civil Services) Prelims 2021 Selection Criteria
The civil services exam comprises two successive stages. i.e. Prelims and Mains and Interview for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts.

UPSC IAS Civil Services 2021 Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Examination will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects set out in subsection (A) of Section II. This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only; the marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

The final list of the candidates will be made on the basis of qualified marks in Mains and Interview. Candidates will be allotted to the various Services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and the preferences expressed by them for the various Services and posts.

How to apply for UPSC IAS (Civil Services) Prelims 2021 
Interested candidates will be able to apply for UPSC IAS (Civil Services) Prelims 2021 through the online mode at upsc.gov.in from 10 February 2021 onwards. The direct link for registration of UPSC IAS Prelims 2021 will be provided in this article. All candidates are advised to keep their eyes on the official website for latest updates.

UPSC IAS (Civil Services) Prelims 2021 Application Fee

  • Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates - No Fee
  • All Others - Rs. 100/-