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UPSC Exam: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result

Updated On - Oct 2, 2021


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UPSC or Union Public Service Commission is a central level body responsible for conducting various recruitment exams for civil servants in India. Some of the major exams conducted by UPSC are Civil Services, Engineering Services, CDS, and NDA. This year, UPSC had released the exam schedule for different recruitment and competitive exams and as per the latest updates, The IAS exam notification release is on hold due to the pending SC verdict on extra attempts.

UPSC Highlights

Particulars Details
Recruiting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Mode of Application Online
Last Date to Apply October 14, 2021
Official Website upsconline.nic.in
Mode of Selection Through Exam


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a recruitment notification on its official website. The commission is currently inviting online applications for the recruitment of vacancies under various posts.


To be announced.

Eligibility Criteria 2021

Eligibility in UPSC Recruitment 2021 varies with the exams. The basic academic qualification of most of the exams is Graduation from any recognized university. However, there are few exams that demand graduation in a particular field/stream as part of the eligibility.

Exam Academic Qualification Age Criteria
Engineering Services (Preliminary), 2021 B.E/B.Tech from a recognized university 21-30 on Jan 1, 2021
CDS I, 2021 Graduation from any recognized university 19-24 years
EO/AO- EPFO Graduate from a recognized university Less than 30 years
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2021 35 years on Aug 01, 2021
N.D.A. & N.A. Exam (I), 2021 10+2 17-19.5 years on Jan 1, 2021 (Only Male Candidates)
ISS Exam 2021 Graduate in Statistics or other related streams 21-30 years on Aug 1, 2021 (Must be Medically fit)
IES Exam 2021 Post-graduate in Economics or other related courses 21-30 years on Aug 1, 2021 (Must be medically fit)
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam, 2021 Masters in the related streams 21-30 years on Aug 1, 2021
Civil Services (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2021 Graduate from any recognized university 21-32 years on Aug 1, 2021
Indian Forest Service (PREL.) Exam. 2021 through CS(P) Exam. 2021 Graduation in Animal Husbandry and related 21-32 years on Aug 1, 2021
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2021 Graduate from any recognized university 20-24 years
Combined Medical Services Exam, 2021 MBBS Less than 32 years

2021 Online Application

Interested and eligible candidates can submit their online applications till October 14, 2021.

Admit Card

To be released


The syllabus of each exam under UPSC is announced along with the notification. However, the UPSC syllabus for all exams is similar in many ways. The General Science section/paper is asked in most of the exams.


After the written exam, the cut-off marks for all the categories have been released which you can check online. This list is prepared on the basis of available seats, total applicants, and the difficulty of the exam. All the students must be aware of this because through this you can get the information about how many marks you have to get to pass in this exam. Therefore, complete information about it will be made available to you in our article which is as follows:-weightage to Current Affairs and General Knowledge.

Category Cut Off Marks
GEN 95 – 105
OBC 93 – 103
SC 79 – 89
ST 78 – 88
EWS 85 – 95


Q. I filled the UPSC form but did not go for the exam, will my attempt count?

A. No, the UPSC attempt is counted only if the candidate takes the exam. Filling up the form does not count as an attempt.

Q. Does UPSC have reservations?

A. UPSC provides reservation relaxations to SC, ST, OBC, and EWS candidates.

Q. What happens if a candidate fails the interview?

A. If a candidate who has passed the Mains exam fails in the interview, he/she gets recommendations from UPSC to various government agencies and ministries. And if they accept the recommendations, he/she may get a job in that agency or ministry.

Q. How many IAS are recruited every year?

A. 180 IAS are recruited every year.

Q. Is there any minimum qualifying marks for the UPSC Personal Interview?

A. No, there are no minimum qualifying marks in the UPSC Personal Interview.

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