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    I am in class 12th now with PCMB stream. Will I be eligible for IAS exam in future? Where the application forms will be sold? What is the syllabus of IAS exam?

    i want to appear for the ias exam so i want to know the following;
    1) the list i have to appear for ,before sitting for ias exam
    2)the syllabus for the exams before ias . and syllabus for ias as well
    3)fromwill the form be sold...from where can i get them
    4)i am in class 12 now with stream PCMB ,when will i be eligible for ias exam

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    Re: I am in class 12th now with PCMB stream. Will I be eligible for IAS exam in future? Where the application forms will be sold? What is the syllabus of IAS exam?

    Dear friend,

    To become an IAS officer you should write the civil services exam which is conducted by the UPSC>

    you will be eligible for the civil services exam if you will fulfil the following criteria:

    a)AGE:
    general category:21 to 30 years
    obc:21 to 33 years
    sc/st:21 to 35 years.



    A candidate must have attained 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on 1 august in the year of examination

    the upper age is relaxable to a maximum of three years for OBC candidates and a maximum of five years for the sc/st candidates etc..

    b)QUALIFICATION:
    the candidate must hold a degree of any of universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislatures of india or declared to be deemed as university under section 3 of the UGC act 1956.

    so if you have a degree from a recognizeduniversity you are eligible.

    NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS:

    general categort:4 attempts
    obc: 7 attempts
    sc/st: unlimited attempts.

    you should fill the form online by accessing the website:
    www.upsconline.nic.in

    it is mandatory to fill it online.

    the commission will not accept the form through any other mode.

    the detailed instructions for filling the form will be available in the above mentioned website itself.

    UPSC conducts civil services exam once in ayear.

    PATTERN:


    PRELIMINARY:

    two papers:
    paper-1(general studies)
    paper-2(aptitude test)

    MAINS:

    general studies(paper1 and paper 2)
    optional subject-1(paper1 and paper 2)
    optional subject-2(paper1 and paper 2)
    essay
    language paper(qualifying nature)
    english paper(qualifying nature)

    so totally 9 papers

    after mains you have to appear in the personality test.If you perform well in the personality test you may find place in the final list.

    syllabus of prelims:Paper I - (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
    Current events of national and international importance
    History of India and Indian National Movement
    Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
    Indian Polity and Governance Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
    Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
    General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
    General Science.

    Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
    Comprehension
    Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
    Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    Decision making and problem solving
    General mental ability
    Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level)
    Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level)
    English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).

    Note -
    Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
    The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

    the preliminary exam will be held in the month of may.

    the mains exam will be held in the month of october/november

    the interview will be held in the month of april/march.

    the final result will be out in the month of may next year.

    so first finish your degree to become eligible.you may write in your final year also.

    all the best

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    Re: I am in class 12th now with PCMB stream. Will I be eligible for IAS exam in future? Where the application forms will be sold? What is the syllabus of IAS exam?

    To become an IAS you have to face the UPSC Civil Services Exams.

    The UPSC Civil Services exams consists of:
    1.CSAT/Prelims Exam-consists of paper 1 & paper 2.
    Clear CSAT to appear in mains exams.
    2.Mains Exam-choose your optional subject for mains exam.
    Clear mains exams to be in the list for interviews.
    3.Interviews-it is the test for personality of candidates.

    The forms for Civil Services Exams applications are now ONLINE,Visit www.upsconline.nic.in to apply by filling online forms.
    Please note there is no other mode for submitting forms.Now its only online.

    You have to complete your graduation first after your 12th boards to become eligible to appear in civil services exams.
    So,in future you will be eligible for this exam.

    Eligibility
    Nationality:
    Indian Citizenship/Persons of Indian Origin.

    Educatinal Qualifications:
    Graduation in any discipline from a UGC recognised University.

    Age Limits:
    General category-Between 21-30yrs
    OBC-Between 21-33yrs
    SC/ST-Between 21-35yrs
    No.of Attempts:
    General category-4 Times
    OBC-7 Times
    SC/ST-Unlimited Times

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    Re: I am in class 12th now with PCMB stream. Will I be eligible for IAS exam in future? Where the application forms will be sold? What is the syllabus of IAS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    i want to appear for the ias exam so i want to know the following;
    1) the list i have to appear for ,before sitting for ias exam
    2)the syllabus for the exams before ias . and syllabus for ias as well
    3)fromwill the form be sold...from where can i get them
    4)i am in class 12 now with stream PCMB ,when will i be eligible for ias exam
    >>
    Minimum qualification required to apply for UPSC IAS examination is Graduation or equivalent in any stream from a recognised University.
    So I advise you to complete your Graduation 1st after 12th and than apply for Civil Services Examination.

    >>
    There are 2 examination rounds involved for UPSC Civil Services examination.
    Prelims Examination
    Main Examination

    Prelims examination are of competitive in nature in order to select the best eligible candidate for Main Examination.
    Prelims examination have 2 papers which candidate will have to appear :

    Paper 1 - 200 Marks (Duration : 2 Hours)

    1. Current events of national and international importance
    2. History of India and Indian National Movement
    3. Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
    4. Indian Polity and Governance Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.
    5. Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
    6. General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
    7. General Science

    Paper II - 200 Marks (Duration : 2 Hours)

    1. Comprehension
    2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
    3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    4. Decision making and problem solving
    5. General mental ability
    6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level)
    7. English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
    8. Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.


    After you clear the prelims examination your next hurdle will be the Main examination for Civil Services.

    Main Examination will have total 9 Papers altogether.
    they are divided as follows

    GENERAL STUDIES:
    Paper I
    Paper II

    Optional Subject 1:
    Paper I
    Paper II

    Optional Subject 2:
    Paper I
    Paper II

    Essay Paper

    English Paper

    Language Paper


    >>
    the forms will usually be available on the website of UPSC.
    Candidate have to apply it online in order to appear in UPSC exam.
    No other method of registration is allowed by UPSC.
    So forms and notice will be usually announced on the UPSC website.
    You need to keep informed yourself regarding such notice issued by website.
    visit : http://upsc.gov.in
    for the notification and information about exam.


    Hope it satisfies your query.
    I have attached the list of Optional Subjects which you can choose for UPSC Mains examination.
    So kindly have a look at it and start preparing accordingly.
    feel free to write back for any more queries.

    All the best in advance for exam.

    Regards.
    Attached Files

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    Re: I am in class 12th now with PCMB stream. Will I be eligible for IAS exam in future? Where the application forms will be sold? What is the syllabus of IAS exam?

    Friend,

    For the IAS exam you have to complete graduation from the recognized college after graduation you are eligible for the exam. So you can apply for the exam after the graduation.

    Age limit minimum 21 years

    Nationality Indian citizen

    Notification you will get it in the employment news papers and also in the daily leading news papers.

    Thank You.

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