Union Public Service Commission all set to release the official notification for Civil Service (IAS) & IFoS Exam on 23 April 2016. UPSC conducts IAS and IFoS Examination every year to recruit fresh talents into the administrative sector of the country including IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS.

                                           To check the IAS Exam Notification, Click here! UPSC Civil Services (IAS) and IFoS Exam Notification 2016

As per the information available right now, eligible candidates can submit their application by 20 May 2016. The preliminary examination for Civil Service (IAS) & IFoS will be held on 7th August 2016.

Eligibility Criteria for IAS Exam 2016: The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India

Age Criteria: For general category candidates the upper age limit is 32 years. The age restriction for OBC candidates is 35 years and for SC/ST candidates is 37 years.

Number of Attempts: Every candidate appearing at the examination is allowed six attempts. This restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible.

How to Apply UPSC IAS Exam 2016:

Candidates are required to complete the IAS Exam 2016 Application Form which will be available only only, per the instructions available here. Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs 100 (except SC/ST/ Female/Physically Handicapped candidates). Before start filling up of Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the jpg format.

Important Dates for UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Exam 2016:

  • Official Notification Announcement Date: 23 April 2016
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 20 May 2016
  • Date of IAS Pre Exam: 07 August 2016