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    I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    hello
    i qualified in prelims examination and failed in mains is there any neccesity to write prelims again in next year

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    Dear friend,

    the answer is YES.

    you have to again appear in the prelims next year

    if you could not qualify at any stage in the exam process you need to appear in the prelims next year.

    for example you attended interview but could not qualify then also you have to start from first by writing prelims.

    all the best

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    There are limits for the number of attempts for the exam like
    maximum 4 attempts are allowed for the GENERAL cast candidates .
    maximum 7 attempts are allowed for the OBC cast candidates .
    no limit for the sc/st cast .

    => If you already finished the maximum allowable attempts then now you will not eligible for the exam .

    => But if you don't complete your maximum attempts then you can give the exam .

    So if you have the attempts left then start the preparation for the exam once again .

    Give proper time to the subjects in which you failed in main exam .

    Because as you cleared the preliminary exam so that you will not face any problem in that but give proper time to Main exam subjects so that next time you will clear the exam .

    best of luck

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    Yes you should appear in the prelims/CSAT again next year.Since you have qualifiled earlier for prelims

    it should not be very difficult to pass in it.You know now that you can crack the prelims,so now your focus should

    be preparations for mains.Start right now to prepare well for mains,concentrate on your optional subject and try

    to clear it this time.you have given the mains paper so you know what type of questions and level of difficulty.

    you know where you were lacking last time,work on your weak points and do not repeat your mistakes.

    Dont give up,TRY,TRY & TRY...

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    Dear,
    The UPSC conducts the CSAT examination every year. There are three stages of the examination as you know. You have mentioned that you have qualified the preliminary examination, but failed in the Main examination. So, you have to apply for the examination once again in the next year. And you have to appear once again to the Preliminary examination on that year. You have also lost your one chance or attempt to appear the examination. As per the notification, there is 04 attempts for the General candidates, 07 attempts for the OBC candidates and the unlimited attempts for the SC/ST candidates till their last upper age limit. As you know, the age limit is within 21-30 years. The upper age limit is 03 years for OBC and 05 years for SC/ST candidates. To know more details please visit www.upsc.gov.in Thanks....

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    Yes, UPSC process is linear, wherever you fail, you have to again start from prelims

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    the civil services exam is conducted in two stages .
    PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
    MAINS EXAMINATION

    the candidates who clear the preliminary stage of the exam are called for the mains exam.

    as in your ,
    if candidate clear the preliminary exam but fails in the mains exam
    he/she has to appear again for the civil services exam and go through the preliminary stage again .

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    Dear Friend,

    Its very sad to hear that you failed in MAINS Examination after passing the Preliminary examination.

    But yes you can attempt again and you have to appear in the preliminary examination again passing which only you will be selected for MAINS Examinations.

    The Number of attempts for Civil services Examination for candidates from various categories are mentioned below :

    a) General Category - 4

    b) OBC Category - 7

    c) SC/ST Category - No Limit


    So , Best Of Luck for the next time and prepare well for the examination.


    This is the information i have to the best of my knowledge regarding your query. Hope the information will help you to the extent you want.


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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    hi,
    upsc exam contains three stages;-
    preliminary
    mains
    interview

    you have appeared again i prelims exam of next year,
    because prelims exam is independent of that year exam.
    category number of attempt
    general 4
    obc 7
    sc/st no limit

    i hope you will clear again prelims exam.

    best of luck for next time.

    for more;-
    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: I got qualified in prelims but failed in mains. Should I write prelims again in the next year?

    dear friend,

    yes, you have to appear in Civil Services Prelims exam in next year and clear it for applying in Mains exam.

    There is limit of Number of attempts for applying in Civil Services Exam.

    Limit Number of Attempts:

    • General: 4 attempts
    • OBC: 7 attempts
    • SC/ST: No Limit.


    Good Luck......

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