UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary)-2015 to be held on August 23

August 19, 2014

 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the exam calendar for 2015 recently and has announced the exam dates for Civil Services (Preliminary)-2015.


The Civil Services (Preliminary) exam will be held on August 23, 2015 and application process will start June 12 onwards.

Civil Services (Preliminary) exam is conducted for recruitment of various civil services and posts.

The candidate must be the citizen of India to apply for the Indian Administrative Service & Indian Police Service.

Age Limit: - The candidate should be minimum 21 years of age for applying and the maximum age limit to apply for the UPSC Exams is 29 years.

Educational Qualification: - The candidate should have a degree completed from any of the institutes established by an Act of Parliament or any University deemed by the University Grant Commission under section 3, Act, 1956. The candidates with a degree from any of the recognized universities can apply for the UPSC Exams.

Number of attempts: - Every eligible candidate is allowed to attempt the Civil Services Examination four times.

UPSC civil services Prelims 2014 will be conducted on August 24. The center has exempted the marks for English language comprehension skills for the purpose of gradation over protests by civil services exam aspirants.


"The duration of paper II would remain two hours and candidates can utilise the entire time in answering all questions except those in the section containing English language comprehension skills," an official release said.

Source: Agency.

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