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IAS exam 2019, exam dates eligibility criteria syllabus

Published: 18-Dec-2018 Last Edited: 11-Jan-2019
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IAS exam 2019, exam dates eligibility criteria syllabus

UPSC civil services exam 2019 is approaching near and aspirants are eager to know about the release of notification on official site and the date of prelims and mains as well. Here are some important points about the civil services exam 2019 given by the experts for candidates. Have a look on them to prepare more hard for the exam.

Important dates of UPSC civil services exam 2019 for prelims and mains

The UPSC exam 2019 prelims is going to be held on 2nd June and release of the notification for the exam on the site of UPSC will be from the second week of February. So you can prepare accordingly for the exam without any issue. The civil services mains exam will be help in the September month after the release of prelims results in August month. So you can prepare for current affairs and also understand the way of reading newspaper editorial for IAS to fasten your pace of study. Try to prepare in apt way so that exam can be easily cracked in first attempt only.

Important dates to remember for IAS 2019- 2020 exam

Notification of exam 15 February onwards
Prelims exam date 2 June 2019
Result of prelims Mid of August
UPSC mains exam September
Interview date February 2020 onwards
Result of IAS July – August 2020

What is the updated syllabus of IAS exam 2019?

The syllabus of UPSC 2019 is similar to that of the earlier year and no update has been made by the UPSC. You can prepare for prelims and mains with the similar strategy by downloading its syllabus from the online resources. That is how you will be able to crack the exam with more confidence and high score as well. Both Prelims and mains exam require current affairs and that is why study them by referring to best newspapers for IAS.

Eligibility criteria for candidates to appear in IAS exam of 2019

Eligibility criteria for appearing in the civil services exam 2019, is a graduate degree in any subject from affiliated university from Government of India. You can also apply for the exam in case you are appeared in the final year of graduation in college. The age of the candidates eligible for the exam vary for different categories but for basic candidates it must be between 21 to 32 years.

Eligibility criteria for IAS exam

Age limit for candidates 21- 32 years (relaxation for OBC, ST, SC and DA)
Education qualification Graduation degree with 60 percent marks
Nationality Indian (relaxation in case of some Nepalese and refugee of Bhutan, Burma etc.)
Number of attempts 6 attempts for general and relation for other candidates