UPSC Mains 2018 was conducted from 20 September 2018. Mains examination has nine descriptive type papers. Aspirants can download the IAS Mains 2018 Question Papers from the links below. UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam was conducted on June 2, 2018.
Solving the UPSC question papers is an essential part of IAS Exam preparation. IAS Toppers recommend solving at least 5 UPSC previous year's question papers to get a feel of the exam pattern and the level of questions. Know more about IAS Toppers and their success stories from the link given at the end of the article.
UPSC/IAS 2018 Mains Exam Indian Languages (Compulsory) Paper
UPSC 2018 Civil Services Main Exam Optional Papers
UPSC CSE is one of the most difficult exams conducted every year for the recruitment of IAS, IPS, IFS and other officers in Indian Civil Services.
The exam takes place in 3 phases:- 1. Prelims (MCQs), 2. Mains (Subjective) & 3. Personal Interview (Personality test).
The UPSC IAS mains admit card will be issued in its official website:- https://upsc.gov.in/.
It is calculated based on the cut-off date as per the notification.
Candidates must have completed 21 years of age by 1st August of that given year when the exam is held. The upper age limit is 32 years for General candidates, 35years for Candidates of OBC, 37 years for SC/ST candidates, 42 years for Gen-PH and 45 years for OBC-PH, 47 years for PH SC/ST.
UPSC Prelims has a negative marking too. For every wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 0.33. GS Paper 2 is qualifying in nature, which needs only 33% to score for the candidates.
UPSC Prelims this year took place on May month. The expected UPSC Cut Off For Prelims this year is 82-85 marks. The UPSC Prelims cut off will be out for all candidates once the exam results are published.
1. Visit https://upsconline.nic.in or Go to https://upsc.gov.in/e-admit-cards
2. Candidates will require Registration Number or Roll Number followed by Date of Birth, Enter captcha in the given field then submit.
3. If the candidate has not received any information regarding his/her admit card, candidate should immediately contact the commission on concerned email id- firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or Commission's Office either in person or over phone Numbers are: 011-23381125 / 011-23385271 / 011-23098543.
Seat allocation is done on the basis of "First Application First Allocation" through computer without any manual intervention.
UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains Exam are held offline in pen and paper mode.
The examination venue will be closed 90 minutes before the commencement of examination. For example:- If the exam starts at 10:00 A.M. the examination venue will close at 08:30 A.M.
The below candidates are eligible to appear in UPSC CSE exam:- (a) A citizen of India, (b) A subject of Nepal, (c) A subject of Bhutan, (d) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962, (e) Persons of Indian Origin & (f) Overseas Citizens of India.
Candidate can give exam either in Hindi or English.
Wearing jeans is strictly avoided.
Men should wear light coloured formal shirts and dark trousers. A neck-tie is ok if you are comfortable. Women should wear decent light coloured clothes with no overdo makeup and hairstyle.
We can say the exam is challenging but not tough. The syllabus is really vast and requires lot of sitting. Which may lead this exam as toughest exam.
Yes, One year enough to appear for UPSC exam.
The result of Civil Services Examination is subject to changes that may be necessitated by the orders passed by the Honourable Courts in cases pending before them.