UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2012
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has notified for Civil Service Examination 2012, for which Prelims will be held on 20/05/2012 according to the rule published by Department of Personnel and Training. For this recruitment, applications in online mode are being invited from the Indian nationals, who satisfies eligibility criteria. Candidates, competent with these eligibility conditions, required by UPSC may apply online up to 5/03/2012 till 11.59 PM. The UPSC Civil Service Examination is being organized in the year 2012 for the recruitment for the posts and number of vacancies are mentioned below:
Name of Examination: Civil Services Preliminary 2012
Name of Posts: IAS, IFS, IPS Etc.
Total Number Vacancies: 1037 (Expected)
Reservation facility will be given as per norms of Government.
Eligibility for UPSC Civil Service Examination 2012:
Age Limit: Not less than 21 years and exceeding 30 years as on 01 August 2012. Upper age limit will be relaxed for reserve category as per rule of Government.
Academic Qualifications: Only those candidates can go to apply for UPSC Civil Service Examination 2012 who are Graduate or equivalent degree holder by a recognized University or Institute.
Number of Attempts: Four Attempts are permitted to the candidates for applying for this Exam. If any candidate is violating this, application will be rejected. There is no limitation of attempts for Schedule Class and Schedule Tribes and Physically handicapped Candidates whereas other backward class are permitted to avail 7.
UR – 4 Attempts
OBC – 7 Attempts
SC / ST PH – No limitation
Preliminary Examination: Civil Services 2012 Preliminary Examination will consist Two Papers having 200 Marks each, for which time duration of 2 hours will be allotted. Nature of the questions will be objective type. In 1st paper questions will be related to General Study and in 2nd paper, questions will asked from English language, comprehension etc.
Application Fees: Candidates will have to pay of Rs.50 in cash in SBI Bank or its Associate Bank or through NET Banking or it can also be paid by using Debit / Credit Card (Master Card / Visa).
How to apply: Desired Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria and all required may apply online by the last date 05/03/2012 through the website http://www.upsconlin.nic.in. For more details in this regard, open the detailed Notification
Official website of UPSC: http://upsc.gov.in/