Notification out for UPSC Civil service examinations - 2022 (Preliminary)

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The UPSC CSE Indian Administrative Services 2022 notice and UPSC Forest Service Examination 2022 Notification were published on February 2, 2022. This notification includes the exam pattern, syllabus, and other important details for candidates to review. The UPSC Notification 2022 can be accessed by clicking on this link

In short, candidates can apply for this from February 2, 2022 to February 22, 2022. And, Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 5th June 2022.

The number of vacancies to be filled through the examination is expected to be approximately 861 which include 34 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category 

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Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned website. 

  • Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of the Photo ID whose details have been provided in the online application by him/her. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for the Examination/Personality Test. 


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


(i) Both the question papers will be of the objective type (multiple choice questions) and each will be of two hours duration. 

(ii) The General Studies Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. 

(iii) The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English. 

UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria 2022:

Candidates interested in the IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam 2022 should read the official notice carefully to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements. Applicants must meet all of the commission's eligibility requirements, including educational qualifications, age criteria, nationality, and multiple attempts, in order to take the IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam 2022.

The following are the eligibility requirements that applicants should review before applying for the UPSC 2022 Exam.

Age Restrictions

  • The minimum age for the IAS test varies depending on the category. To apply for the IAS test, you must be at least 21 years old and no older than 32 years old.

  • The date of birth on the High School/Higher Secondary certificate will be taken into account by UPSC (UPSC).

Qualification in Education

  • Candidates for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Examination must have a Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent degree in any field. 

  • Candidates with any percentile are eligible to apply for the IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam, but they must meet all other eligibility requirements.


Indian citizens are required to apply for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS). All other services require applicants to be either Indian citizens or foreign nationals.

1. A Nepalese or A Bhutanese citizen

2. A Tibetan refugee arrived in India prior to January 1, 1962, with the intention of establishing a permanent residence.

3. A person of Indian ancestry who has permanently relocated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam.

Number of Attempts

For general category candidates, the maximum number of tries allowed in the UPSC Exam is six. Candidates in the OBC category will have nine chances. SC/ST candidates are not restricted to a set number of attempts. Candidates should be aware that they are no longer eligible to take the UPSC IAS Exam if they have taken the UPSC CSE Prelims as many times as the number of attempts allowed.

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