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UPSC Notification 2024 Out, Apply Online Link Extended Till 6 March

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s premier central recruitment agency for the recruitment of all the Group ‘A’ officers vacancies under the Government of India. Every year UPSC conducts the UPSC Civil Service Examination to fill numerous vacancies of all India Services and various Central Civil Services. For this year, UPSC IAS Exam 2024, the UPSC Notification 2024 pdf has been released announcing 1255 Group A and IFS vacancies. The good news for all aspiring candidates is that, UPSC has extended the last registration date for UPSC CSE Exam 2024 till 06th March 2024. Candidates who have missed the previous opportunity must submit their duly filled application forms through the official website of UPSC.

UPSC Notification 2024 PDF

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has uploaded the detailed UPSC CSE Notification 2024 pdf for CSE Indian Administrative Services and Forest Service Examination-2024 at its official portal www.upsc.gov.in. To know complete details about the exam you are preparing for the important factor to prepare efficiently and smoothly. The UPSC aspirants who are preparing for these examinations must go through the complete details from the UPSC Notification 2024 pdf by clicking the below-given links.

UPSC CSE Notification 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) officials conduct the National level Civil Service Examination and Forest Service Examination annually to recruit eligible candidates for filling Group A vacancies in the Government. Look at the glimpse of UPSC Notification 2024 from the below-tabulated data.

UPSC CSE Notification 2024- Overview
Organisation Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Name UPSC Civil Service Examination 2024
UPSC Forest Service Examination 2024
Exam Level National
Vacancy CSE- 1105
IFS- 150
Application Mode Online
Last Registration Date 5th March 2024 (Extended)
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Stages
  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains
  3. Interview/Group Discussion
Education Qualification Graduate or relevant degree
Age Limit 21 to 32 years
Exam Frequency Once in a year
No. of Attempts General- 6 attempts
OBC- 9 attempts
SC/ST- No restrictions
UPSC Official Website www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC CSE Exam 2024- Important Dates

The UPSC IAS Exam is conducted at the national level and the applicants are interested in the prestigious All India Service. The online Registration window will be closed on 6th March 2024 (extended). The complete schedule for the UPSC CSE 2024 Exam has been tabulated below.

Events Dates
Last date to apply for UPSC Exam 6th March 2024 (6 pm) (Extended)
Last date to pay application fee 6th March 2024
Application Modification 7th to 13th March 2024
UPSC Prelims Exam 2024 26th May 2024
UPSC Mains Exam 2024 20th September 2024 onwards [5 days]

UPSC CSE Vacancy 2024

Union Public Service Commission has announced 1206 vacancies to be filled through UPSC CSE & IFS Exam 2024. Through UPSC Civil Service Examination 2024, 1056 vacancies are expected to be filled and through Indian Forest Service Examination 2024, 150 vacancies are to be filled.

Exam Name Vacancies
Civil Service Examination 2024 1056
Indian Forest Service Examination 2024 150
Total 1206

UPSC Online Application Form 2024

UPSC is accepting online application forms for the Civil Service Examination 2024 after the release of the UPSC Notification and the last date to apply online for the UPSC CSE 2024 has been extended till 06th March 2024. Just like passing years, this year lakhs of candidates are interested in filling out their application form for the UPSC Exam 2024, to get their dream job. Click on the below link to directly apply for UPSC IAS 2024Exam.

UPSC 2024 Examination Fees

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.

Category Application Fee
Female/SC/ST/PwBD Exempted
Other Categories Rs. 100/-

Steps to Apply for UPSC Exam 2024

Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria specified by the UPSC for the particular examination you are interested in. Eligibility criteria may include educational qualifications, age limits, and nationality. Follow the below steps to apply for UPSC CSE 2024 Exam.

  1. Visit the official UPSC website (https://www.upsc.gov.in/).
  2. Look for the “Apply Online” link on the homepage.
  3. If you are a first-time applicant, you will need to register by providing basic details such as name, date of birth, email ID, and mobile number.
  4. After successful registration, a unique registration ID and password will be generated. Note them down for future use.
  5. Log in using the registration ID and password.
  6. Fill in the required details in the online application form, including personal information, educational qualifications, choice of examination centre, etc.
  7. Upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature in the prescribed format and size.
  8. Pay the application fee online using the available payment options.
  9. Review the filled-in application form before submission to ensure accuracy.

UPSC CSE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Check the UPSC eligibility criteria before applying for the UPSC IAS Exam 2024 and ensure that they meet all the eligibility criteria as mentioned below.

Parameters Eligibility
Nationality Indian Citizenship
Education Qualification Graduation from any of the Central or State Universities
Age Limit 21 to 32 years as on 01.08.2024
the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1992 and not later than 1st August 2003
Upper Age Relaxation
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Defence Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3 years
Ex-servicemen including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years of military service 5 years
PwD [(a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness] 10 years

Note: No age relaxation is provided for the Economically Weaker Sections in the UPSC CSE Exam 2024.

UPSC CSE 2024 Selection Process

The UPSC aspirants have to qualify in three phases to get shortlisted for UPSC CSE & IFS vacancies released through UPSC Notification 2024. The final merit list of the UPSC IAS Result will be prepared based on marks scored by candidates in Phase 2 & Phase 3.

Phases Exam Name Status
Phase 1 Preliminary Exam Qualifying
Phase 2 Mains Exam Scoring
Phase 3 Interview Round Scoring

Exam Pattern for UPSC IAS 2024

UPSC Syllabus and exam pattern for UPSC CSE 2024 exam has been released along with its notification. A glimpse of the pattern for the UPSC 2024 Prelims, Mains, and Interview round can be checked from below tabular data.

UPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2024
Paper Subjects Marks
I General Studies (GS) 200
UPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2024 
Qualifying Papers Marks
Paper-A One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from
the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution
Paper-B English 300
Papers Counted for Merit
Paper-I Essay 250
Paper-II General Studies-I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) 250
Paper-III General Studies-II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) 250
Paper-IV Genera Studies-III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) 250
Paper-V General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) 250
Paper-VI Optional Subject – Paper 1 250
Paper-VII Optional Subject – Paper 2 250
Sub Total (Written Test) 1750
Personality Test 275
Grand Total 2025

Exam Centres for UPSC Prelims Exam 2024

The candidates have to select their choice of exam centre for the preliminary examination while filling out their application forms. Following is the list of centres where the prelims exam is to be conducted.

List of Exam Centres for Prelims Exam 
1. Agartala 21. Dharwar 41. Kochi 61. Raipur
2. Agra 22. Dispur 42. Kohima 62. Rajkot
3. Ahmedabad 23. Faridabad 43. Kolkata 63. Ranchi
4. Aizwal 24. Gangtok 44. Kozhikode (Calicut) 64. Sambalpur
5. Ajmer 25. Gautam Buddh Nagar 45. Leh 65. Shillong
6. Aligarh 26. Gaya 46. Lucknow 66. Shimla
7. Almora 27. Ghaziabad 47. Ludhiana 67. Siliguri
8. Anannthapuru 28. Gorakhpur 48. Madurai 68. Srinagar
9. Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar [Aurangabad (Maharashtra)] 29. Gurgaon 49. Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) 69. Srinagar (Uttarakhand)
10. Bareilly 30. Gwalior 50. Mumbai 70. Surat
11. Bengaluru 31. Hyderabad 51. Mysuru 71. Thane
12. Bhopal 32. Imphal 52. Nagpur 72. Thiruvananthapuram
13. Bilaspur (Chhatisgarh) 33. Indore 53. Nasik 73. Tiruchirapalli
14. Chandigarh 34. Itanagar 54. Navi Mumbai 74. Tirupati
15. Chennai 35. Jabalpur 55. Panaji (Goa) 75. Udaipur
16. Coimbatore 36. Jaipur 56. Patna 76. Varanasi
17. Cuttack 37. Jammu 57. Portblair 77. Vellore
18. Dehradun 38. Jodhpur 58. Prayagraj (Allahabad) 78. Vijaywada
19. Delhi 39. Jorhat 59. Puducherry 79. Vishakhapatnam
20. Dharamshala (HP) 40. Kargil 60. Pune 80. Warangal

UPSC Notification 2024- FAQs

Q1. Is UPSC CSE Notification 2024 released?

Yes, UPSC CSE Notification 2024 for Civil Service Examination 2024 has been released for 1056 posts.

Q2. How many vacancies are to be filled through UPSC IAS 2024 Exam?

This year, 1056 vacancies are announced to be filled through UPSC CSE Exam and 150 vacancies are to be filled through UPSC IFS Exam 2024.

Q3. What is the official website to apply online for USPC CSE 2024 Exam?

The official website to apply for USPC CSE 2024 Exam is https://www.upsconline.nic.in/.

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