Experts from the best UPSC coaching in Delhi answers some FAQs related to UPSC

by Sonu K. Digital Marketing Consultant

If you enrol yourself in the best IAS coaching in Delhi then you will always be updated with any new update or notification released by Union Public Service Commission. The Commission releases it for recruiting IAS Officers for a certain number of vacancies. Along with it come certain questions that we thought should be answered before you start your preparation for your upcoming UPSC IAS Exam. These are -

How many posts are available under this recruitment project?

The total stands for 24 posts which are as follows -

(i) Indian Administrative Service.

(ii) Indian Foreign Service.

(iii) Indian Police Service.

(iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.

(v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

(vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.

(vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

(viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.

(ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).

(x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.

(xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

(xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.

(xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'.

(xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.

(xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’

(xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.

(xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.

(xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group 'A'.

(xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’.

(xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).

(xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Civil Service, Group 'B'.

(xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Police Service, Group 'B'.

(xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'.

(xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

Depending on various factors, usually the exam is conducted during the month of June every year. For the year 2019, the online Prelims Examination will fall on 2nd of June 2019.

Here is the new Structure/Pattern of the exam -

The scheme and subjects for the Prelims as well as the Main Examination is given here -


The Examination shall comprise of two compulsory Papers of 200 marks each.


Both the papers carry MCQ-based question and each of them have to be completed in a time period of 2 hours.

The minim qualifying marks for the qualifying paper are 33% for the General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination.

Both languages, English and Hindi are present in the question paper.


The written exam comprises of the following -


(One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). (300 Marks)


English (300 Marks)

Papers to be counted for merit:


Essay (250 Marks)


General Studies-I (250 Marks)

(Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society)


General Studies -II (250 Marks)

(Governance, Polity, Constitution, Social Justice and International Relations)


General Studies -III (250 Marks)

(Economic Development, Technology, Environment, Bio-diversity, Security and Disaster Management)


General Studies -IV (250 Marks)

(Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)


Optional Subject - Paper 1 (250 Marks)


Optional Subject - Paper 2 (250 Marks)

Sub Total (Written test): 1750 Marks

Personality Test: 275 Marks

Grand Total: 2025 Marks

The appearing candidates are awarded with the opportunity with the choose an optional subject out of the following lists of subjects -

Here is the list of optional subjects for Main Examination:

(i) Agriculture

(ii) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

(iii) Anthropology

(iv) Botany

(v) Chemistry

(vi) Civil Engineering

(vii) Commerce and Accountancy

(viii) Economics

(ix) Electrical Engineering

(x) Geography

(xi) Geology

(xii) History

(xiii) Law

(xiv) Management

(xv) Mathematics

(xvi) Mechanical Engineering

(xvii) Medical Science

(xviii) Philosophy

(xix) Physics

(xx) Political Science and International Relations

(xxi) Psychology

(xxii) Public Administration

(xxiii) Sociology

(xxiv) Statistics

(xxv) Zoology

(xxvi) Literature of any one of the following languages:

Although, these are not all the questions, therefore, if you would like to know something else, comment below without any delay. Until then don’t forget each second matters!

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