UPSC IAS 2022: Civil Services Online Form, Eligibility, Dates, Pattern

UPSC IAS 2022: UPSC is known as Union Public Service Commission. It is a central agency that organizes top-level examinations like Civil Services Exam. UPSC conducts examinations to select the best candidates for top Govt. services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc.

UPSC is going to release the notification for the Civil Services preliminary exam 2022. the application process will be started in the 2nd week of February 2022 tentatively. The candidates who are going to apply for UPSC prelims 2022 should start preparing for the examination. The candidates appearing for UPSC prelims 2022 can obtain the important details from this article.

UPSC IAS Exam 2022 Overview

Official website OR
No. of vacancy To be updated
UPSC Prelims Date last week of June 2022
Availability of admit cards To be updated soon
Declaration of the result To be updated soon

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates must be an Indian national for the posts of IAS & IPS.
  • For others, the applicants can be a citizen of India, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibetan refugee.
  • The applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any stream.
  • The minimum age to apply for UPSC IAS is 21 years and the maximum age is 32 years as of 1st August 2022.
  • The upper age limitation will be provided to the candidates of reserved categories as per the rules and regulations of Govt. of India.

Examination Pattern (Prelims)

  • The UPSC prelims will comprise of 2-papers of 200 marks each.
  • Both the papers will contain questions of MCQ type.
  • The candidates will get 2 hours for each paper to complete.
  • The question paper will be bilingual i.e. will be available both in Hindi and English.

Examination Syllabus

Paper I syllabus

  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Rights Issues, Political System, Public Policy, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Biodiversity & Climate Change- that do not require subject specialization.
  • Current events of national &international importance
  • Indian & World Geography-Physical, Economic, Social Geography of India &the world.
  • Economic & Social Development- Sustainable Development, Inclusion, Social Sector Initiatives, Poverty, Demographics, etc.
  • General Science

Paper-II syllabus

  • Comprehension
  • Logical Reasoning & analytical ability
  • General mental ability
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Decision making & problem-solving
  • Basic numeracy, Data interpretation, etc.

UPSC IAS 2022 Admit Card

Admit card is an important credential must need to sit in UPSC prelims 2022. UPSC will upload the admit cards of all the appearing candidates on its official website a few weeks before the examination date. The candidates have to download the admit card to enter the examination hall.

UPSC IAS 2022 Result

UPSC will soon declare the examination result of prelims 2022 after successful completion of the exams. The candidates need to visit the official website of UPSC to check the result for prelims 2022. The qualified candidates will be allowed to attempt the next stage of selection i.e. Main exam.   

The candidates are advised to keep in touch with the official website of UPSC OR to get further updates on UPSC IAS 2022.

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