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Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 or Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 is the entrance examination for admission to Civil Services Examination. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 is conducted by Union Public Services Commission.

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination for the year 2023 has been announced by Union Public Services Commission and will be held on 28/05/2023. The application forms will be available from 01/02/2023 till 21/02/2023. The exam is in written mode. It is being conducted in English language. The result date will be announced later.

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Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Conducting Body

Union Public Services Commission

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.

For other services, a candidate must be either:—

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African.

Minimum Educational Qualifications :

A candidate must hold a Graduate degree of any of the 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.

Note-I : Candidates who have appeared at a qualifying examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s Examination but have not been informed of the result as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination along with their application (i.e. Detailed Application Form-I) for the Main Examination, failing which such candidates will not be admitted to the Main Examination. Such proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination should be dated earlier than the due date (closing date) of Detailed Application Form-I of the Main Examination.

Note-II : In exceptional cases, the Commission may treat a candidate who does not have any of the foregoing qualifications as a candidate, provided that the candidate has passed an examination conducted by any other institution the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies the admission to the Civil Services Examination.

Note-III : Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for admission to the Civil Services Examination.

Note-IV : Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S or any other equivalent professional examination leading to a medical degree or certificate but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their applications for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the Civil Services Examination, provided they submit along with their application a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their interview the original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the Degree.

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 01/02/2023 21/02/2023
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 28/05/2023
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    Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Prospectus

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    Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)

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    Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Admit Card

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    Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 28/05/2023

    Examination Day Instructions

    MOBILE PHONES BANNED:

    • The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment  or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
    • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe keeping cannot be assured.
    •  Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination,  as safe-keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard
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