Must know these things before UPSC IAS 2020 Form Filling

UPSC IAS 2020 Form Filling | UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020

UPSC IAS 2020 Form

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for the IAS Application Form  and the link has been activated for the UPSC IAS 2020 Form for Civil Services Recruitment 2020 to fill a total of 796 vacancies in Indian Civil Services of IAS/IPS/IFS/others.

You should know the following things before filling the form for the current session of 2020.

UPSC IAS 2020: Important Dates

Event Date
Release of IAS Notification 2020 PDF 12 February 2020
Start Date of IAS Application 2020 12 February 2020
Last Date of IAS Application 2020 3 March 2020
Release of IAS Admit Card 2020 April 2020 (Tentative)
IAS Prelims 2020 Exam Date 31 May 2020
IAS Mains 2020 Exam Date 18 September 2020


IAS Application Fee 2020

Category Fee
General, EWS & OBC Rs 100
SC, ST, PwD & Female Nil

Educational Qualification: Graduate Degree in any discipline of University/Institution established or incorporated by an Act of Parliament or declared a Deemed University under the UGC Act, 1956

Note: No requirement for any minimum percentage

Age Limit: The minimum age limit is 21 years and the maximum age limit is different for different categories:

• General: 32 years

• OBC: 35 years

• SC & ST: 37 year

• PwD: 42 Years

Number of Attempts: Have a look at the maximum number of attempts allowed for each category:

• General: 6 Attempts

• EWS: 6 Attempts

• OBC: 9 Attempts

• SC & ST: Till the Age limit

• PwD: 9 Attempts for OBC; Till the Age limit for SC/ST

IAS Selection Process 2020

Candidates who want to seek recruitment in UPSC IAS 2020 Civil Services IAS/IPS/IFS need to undertake:

• IAS Prelims

• IAS Mains & Interview

The marks of IAS Prelims are not considered in final merit list, from which the selection of candidates is made.

UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature.

The UPSC prepares the final merit list on the basis of marks secured by candidates in UPSC IAS Mains Exam and Final Interview.

IAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2020| UPSC IAS 2020 Form

Paper Total Questions Marks Time Duration
Paper I: General Studies 100 200 2 Hours
Paper II: GS (CSAT) 80 200 2 Hours

After verifying all the above credentials and knowing these you should move ahead and fill the form.


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