Union Public Service Commission
Civil Services Examination 2013
UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 Notification
Union Public Service Commission invites application from eligible candidates for Civil Services Examination or Indian Forest Service Examination or both . Applicants are advised to go through the common reasons on account of which online applications may be rejected by the Commission. These may be carefully noted so that chances of application being rejected are minimized to the best possible extent.
Qualification: The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Age Limits : A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2013, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1992.
Application Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates who are exempted from pay- ment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees Hundred only) either by re- mitting the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner& Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Number of attempts: Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted four attempts at the examination.
Plan of Examination:
The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages :
(i) Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main
(ii) Civil Services Main Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services
and posts noted above.
How To apply: Candidates are required to apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in
Last Date of application: 04.042013
Date/Day of Commencement of Examination : 26.05.2013
Official website: http://www.upsc.gov.in