The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the 2021 Civil Service Preliminary Exam (CSE) notice. The registration process began on March 4, and candidates can apply until March 24. or upsconline.nic.in.
The preliminary examination will take place on June 27. The number of positions to be filled by the exam is approximately 712 positions.
The candidate must be an Indian citizen for the IAS and IPS positions. For others, they may be citizens of India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibetan refugees. See the official notice for more information. The applicant must be 21 years old and not 32 years old. There is old relaxation for the reserved category.
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The applicant must have a university degree registered by the law of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by the law of Parliament or designated as a university under Section 3 of the 1956 Law on University Scholarship Commission or have an equivalent degree.
The preliminary experiment includes tests I and 2. For the objective type, multiple-choice questions are asked for a total of 400 points. In the General Studies Thesis II, a candidate must score with at least 33 percent.
Negative ratings for each question correspond to one-third of the ratings given to that question. The questions in Paper-I come from seven different test areas such as 1) Science and technology, 2) History and culture, 3) Geography, 4) Indian politics, 5) Indian economy, 6) environment and ecology, and 7 ) current national events and international significance.