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Exam Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Civil services Preliminary Mains Interview
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Exam Dates

Exams Dates
Notification 2020 Feb 2020
Civil service Pre 2020 31-May-2020
Civil service Mains 2020 18-Sept-2020


Civil service Exam Fees

Category Fees
General 100
OBC/ SC/ST (Exempted) 0


Pattern And Negative Marking

Civil service Preliminary(MCQ)-200 Marks
Subject Question Marks Duration
Gs 1 100 200
Csat 100 200

Note:1] 1/3 Negative Marking for Each Wrong Questions

Civil service Mains Exam(Descriptive)-1750 Marks
Paper Subject Marks
Paper A Indian Language (Qualifying) 250
Paper B English (Qualifying) 300
Paper B English (Qualifying) 300
Paper 1 Eassay 250
Paper 2 General Studies 1 250
Paper 3 General Studies 2 250
Paper 4 General Studies 3 250
Paper 5 General Studies 4 250
Paper 6 Optional 1 250
Paper 7 Optional 2 250

Civil service Interview-275 Marks
Interview 275
Grand Total 2025


List Of Optional

Optional Subjects
  1. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  2. Anthropology
  3. Botany
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Commerce and Accountancy
  7. Economics
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Geography
  10. Geology
  11. History
  12. Law
  13. Management
  14. Mathematics
  15. Mechanical Engineering
  16. Medical Science
  17. Philosophy
  18. Physics
  19. Political Science and International Relations
  20. Psychology
  21. Public Administration
  22. Sociology
  23. Statistics
  24. Zoology
  25. Literature of anyone the following language: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, English.
  26. Agriculture


Post And Information

Class A and B
  • (i)Indian Administrative Service.
  • (ii) Indian Foreign Service.
  • (iii) Indian Police Service
  • (iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  • (vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  • (ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  • (x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'.
  • (xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  • (xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’
  • (xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group 'A'.
  • (xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’.
  • (xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  • (xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B'.
  • (xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'.
  • (xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'.
  • (xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.


Eligibility (पात्रता)

Nationality (1) For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.

(2) For other services, a candidate must be either:— (a) a citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

AgeLimits (a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2019 i.e., he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1998. Necessary action to make corresponding changes in Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. respective Rules/Regulations pertaining to various services is being taken separately.

(b) The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable: (i) up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe; (ii) up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates; (iii) up to a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof; (iv) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2019 and have been released; (a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2019 otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or (b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (c) on invalidment. (v) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial .


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Civil service Cutoffs 2018 Pre
Quota Pre Mains Final
General 98 774 982
Obc 96.66 732 938
Sc 84 719 912
St 83.34 719 912
PwBD 1 73.34 711 899
PwBD 2 53.34 696 908
PwBD 3 40 520 754
PwBD 5 45.34 460 718

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