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UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2019 for the recruitment of 896 posts


The Union Public Service Commission has issued notification for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination  2019 for the recruitment of the Services and Posts mentioned below on 2nd June, 2019 in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 19th February, 2019.

Name of the posts:
(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’.

No of post: 896

Qualification:  The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

Age limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2019 i.e., he must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1987 and not later than 1st August, 1998.

The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable.

Application fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.

Centres of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination: Agartala, Gorakhpur, Panaji (Goa),Agra, Gurgaon, Patna, Ajmer, Gwalior, Port Blair, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Prayagraj, (Allahabad),  Aizawl, Imphal, Puducherry, Aligarh, Indore, Pune, Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh),Itanagar, Raipur, Aurangabad, Jabalpur, Rajkot, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ranchi ,Bareilly, Jammu, Sambalpur, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Shillong, Bilaspur, Jorhat, Shimla ,Chandigarh, Kochi, Siligudi, Chennai, Kohima, Srinagar, Coimbatore, Kolkata, Thane, Cuttack, Kozhikode, (Calicut),Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Lucknow, Tiruchirapalli, ,Delhi, Ludhiana, Tirupati, Dharwad, Madurai, Udaipur, Dispur, Mumbai, Varanasi, Faridabad, Mysore, Vellore, Gangtok, Nagpur, Vijayavada, Gaya, Navi Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Warangal

Centres of Civil Services (Main) Examination: Ahmedabad, Delhi, Patna, Aizawl, Dispur (Guwahati),Prayagraj, (Allahabad) Bangaluru, Hyderabad, Raipur, Bhopal, Jaipur, Ranchi, Chandigarh, Jammu, Shillong, Chennai, Kolkata, Shimla, Cuttack, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Mumbai ,Vijayawada

Plan of Examination: The Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages:
(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and
(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts

How to apply: Candidates are required to apply online using the website
The link for online application is here: Click here

Important dates:  The last date of Online Applications is up to 18th March, 2019 till 6:00 P.M. after which the link will be disabled.

Detailed Advertisement: Intending and eligible candidates can check the official detailed advertisement of the posts through the link: Click here