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Here are the details of IAS 2013 Exam, 2014 Dates, Paper Pattern, and Online Application Forms.

About IAS Exam?

IAS Exam is the administrative civil service exam of the Government of India.  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the exam every year.  Civil Services Examination is also known as IAS examination. One survey conducted on Indian Civil Services Exam revealed that it is the second most difficult exam only after French Civil Services test. The preliminary examination which is held to select candidates for the next round mains will be replaced by Civil Services Aptitude Test. The new test CSAT will no longer focus on testing the subject knowledge and awareness. The new format emphasizes more on judging the mental ability of the candidate instead of subject knowledge. There will be two common papers of 200 marks each in CSAT. Each paper will be of two hours duration. The papers will be objective type and will focus on aptitude skills and ethical and moral dimensions of decision making. All students will have the same questions irrespective of their educational background. Every year more than two lakh students appear for IAS exam.

IAS 2013 Exam Date:-

Registration date : 5th March to 4th April 2013
Preliminary Examination : 26th May 2013
Main Examination : 8th November 2013

IAS 2014 Paper Pattern:-

The prelims are held around May -June. It has objective i.e. multiple choice questions. There are two papers (duration of each being 2 hrs).

i. General studies
ii. Optional subject

The main written exam mostly takes place in Oct-Nov. There are a total of 9 papers in all. Duration of each paper is 3 hours.

Language: one of the Indian languages, English, Essay GK and Current Affairs: 2 papers on general studies Optionals: papers from two subjects that fall in optional-1 and two papers from optional-2 (a choice of subjects is listed by the UPSC in the prospectus) Candidates who are successful in the main examinations are eligible for an interview which plays a crucial part in the selection.

IAS Syllabus 2014 :-

Who Can Apply For IAS 2014 :-

1. Age Limit:-

21-30 years

2. Educational Qualifications:-

Bachelor’s degree of a recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physcs, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Enginerring or an equivalent qualification.  

3. No. of permissible attempts :- Four (Seven attemps of OBCs and no limit for SCs/STs.

Where To Get The IAS Application Form:-

One can get the application form on http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

IAS Results:-

The interview round will held in the month of March.

hi!...recruitmentexam team...well i want toknow, being a dental/medical intern,am i eligible for taking IAS examination 2013?more precisely speaking my university is deemed.
Posted By : shweta maurya, on 16/06/2012 
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Posted By : MANISH MANDAL, on 25/06/2012 
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I am student of P.G in Hindi. In graduation, my subject is Hindi , English and political science. Can i appear in IAS exam
Posted By : Purnima kumari, on 26/06/2012 
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in 2013-2014 is upsc want to changing the main syllabus , please u have some information please send me
Posted By : vasu , on 08/07/2012 
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Posted By : SAROJ MANTHANWAR, on 16/07/2012 
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hiiiii........ Maine b.a geography,political scince se abhi pass kiya h, kya m IAS 2013 ,a exam du ya 1,2 sal pripairng kru?
Posted By : Sumit Srivastava, on 21/07/2012 
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as iam an engineering student i have interest to serve the nation what shall i do can i start prepration for it or what .....
Posted By : mirza baig, on 27/07/2012 
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i have to apply for IAS exam when i have to apply pls guied me..
Posted By : javed khan, on 03/08/2012 
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dear sir /madam.... I want to become IAS officer am staying in mysore ,karnataka state. I want know which is the best coaching center in mysore ...AND ALSO I WANT A EXACT SYLLABUS OF IAS EXAMS WHERE MEANS IN WHICH WEB SITE I CAN GET THAT.....?PLEASE HELP ME.....
Posted By : MAHALAKSHMI.S, on 19/08/2012 
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hello.sir.i want to become IAS officer am staying in hosur.in which website i can get that application form and when will be issued for 2013 examination sir.please replyme....i want a exact syllabus of IAS exam where i will get that?....sir.please reply me.
Posted By : rhekha.k, on 21/08/2012 
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Sir i completed my B.E mechanical now am interested to write civil service exam . So i need help of yours pls inform me when to apply exam and which is best coaching center:-):-).
Posted By : Prakash, on 25/08/2012 
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my name is sourabh kaushik.i am from delhi.nw i am doing job in iceberg kingfisher in jaipur.i am intrested in IAS exam.plz send me all the details in related upsc exam. thanx
Posted By : SOURABH KAUSHIK, on 26/08/2012 
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i have complited bba distance learnig from jamia hamdar university i want to know i can apply for ias and what parcentage requar
Posted By : dilip yadav, on 01/09/2012 
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Hello sir, i have been studying in the engg. sector & belongs to scheduled cast, i wish to take IAS exam but i want to know reservations to SC categories..........
Posted By : nagaraj nayak, on 01/09/2012 
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sir,my name is C.RamalingaReddy presently i'm studying B'tech 4'thyear in electronics&communication engineering(ECE).i want to know that hw apply the civil service examination.kindly send me information about the civil service examination.
Posted By : C.RAMALINGAREDDY, on 02/09/2012 
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my name is anita dahiya . im intersted in IAS exam ,plz tell me when IAS form will be open .(2013) & what will the last date of IAS form .
Posted By : anita, on 02/09/2012 
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in main written exam, what were the word limits ..?? what about marks n how many questions were asked in a single paper of subject 1 or 2 ..??? plz reply as soon as possible .. thank you :)
Posted By : ehsas karodiya, on 03/09/2012 
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i want to know, date of registration for ias prelims 2013-2014..
Posted By : Aditya jain, on 03/09/2012 
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hiiiiiii m reeta i have jst completed mba in HR please tell me sir/madam am i eligble to give the ias exam 2013,,or i have done b.a in political science and punjabi....reply pls
Posted By : reeta.sisodiya, on 04/09/2012 
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I'm finish my degree B.A English i am written I.A.S eligibility for send me my email.
Posted By : Dhananjayan, on 04/09/2012 
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Hello/sir/mam,my self puneet joshi,i done my graduation in2006 frm pcs college,bt my subjects was history nd realision,i want to nw may i able to give ips exam,tis year,pls if any possibelty fr me than pls let me nw,thanku so much
Posted By : puneet joshi, on 05/09/2012 
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sir,my name is harmit kaur......i m studying bachelor degree..i want to knw hw prepare for civil services exam....plz reply me sir....thank you.
Posted By : harmit kaur, on 05/09/2012 
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i m a ayurved doctor.i have complited my b.a.m.s. deegre&i have interest ias exam.pls help me about sellect subject.
Posted By : dr harishanker meena, on 05/09/2012 
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sir i'm kumar.i have completed my b.tech with computer science and engineering...am i eligible or not the ias exam....please send me the reply..
Posted By : kumar, on 08/09/2012 
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i just want to know that BAMS students can appear in IAS exams or not?
Posted By : Amit kumar, on 08/09/2012 
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I am a student of English honours.May I applicable for IAS? please answer me.
Posted By : Debkumar Das, on 20/09/2012 
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Dear,sir my name is Laxminarayana i was born on 28.04.1982 i did completed deggree in BR Amedkar University yr of passing 2005-i didnt doing inter,I cmpleted 10th to Degree my cast is BC-B ,Plz give me details i have chance R not 2013 UPSC Exams,Kindly give me ur suggestions sir Regards, R.Laxminarayana
Posted By : R.Laxminarayna, on 21/09/2012 
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i am a graduate from commerce can i apply for ias main exam
Posted By : deepak bathri, on 24/09/2012 
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i have been completing my B.tech final year.from childhood onwards i interested in civills please guide me me to how work hard for the exams
Posted By : B.Deviprasad, on 25/09/2012 
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Sir i hv completed my B.sc degree with agriculture this year.i want t5o prepare for IAS exam could u please guide me how 2 prepare?what are the subjeccts i can choose?
Posted By : Payal sen, on 28/09/2012 
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