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UPSC 2012 Prelims - Notification


UPSC 2012 Civil Service - Prelims Exam

Announcement for Exam Dates, Application Dates, and application procedure.

4 Feb 2012
5 Mar 2012
Exam Date: 
20 May 2012

A total of 1037 vacancies has been announced.


Age: Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years as on 01/08/2012. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates.

Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification.

Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in notice.

Number of Attempts: The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible will be as follows:

General Category: Four
Physical Handicapped : Seven
OBC : Seven
SC / ST : No Limit

Selection Procedure: 

Candidates can apply online at http:// www.upsconline.nic.in 

Application fees: 

Rs.50/- (No fee for Female/ SC/ST/PH candidates)

Fees can be paid by following ways:

  • remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash
  • using net banking facility of SBI/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ Sate Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore
  • by Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

Additional Information: 

The official notification can be accessed at