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UPSC Civil Services 2013 Prelims Notification


The notification for the UPSC 2013 Civil Services Prelims Exam has been announced.

5 Mar 2013
4 Apr 2013
Exam Date: 
26 May 2013

There are approximately 1000 openings.


[b]Age:[/b] Minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years as on 01/08/2013. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates. The candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1992

[b]Educational Qualification:[/b] Degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification.

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

[b]Number of Attempts:[/b] 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: 

The Civil Services Examination is conducted in two stages  (i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and  (ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts This notification is for the Prelims Examination.

How To Apply: 

The candidates can apply online on the UPSC website. Here is a direct link to the [url=http://www.upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php]application[/url]

Application fees: 

The application fee is Rs. 100. There is no fee for Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates.