Union Public Service Commission: Application on prescribed format is invited from eligible candidates of UPSC for the Indian Civil Service (Prelims) Exam 2020. Those candidates who wish to apply for the following post and have fulfilled the eligibility criteria given below can take this exam. You can read the complete information below to know more about it.

Post Name – Civil Service (Prelims) Exam 2020

Total Post of No. – 796

Post Date – 12/02/2020


Important Dates
  • Starting Date of Online Application Submission – 12/02/2020
  • Last Date of Online Application Submission – 03/03/2020 (Extended to 19/03/2019)
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee (Pay-in-Slip) – 02/03/2020
  • Preliminary Exam – 31/05/2020 (Revised to 04/10/2020)
  • Dates for Mains Exam – July/ August 2020
  • Date for Personality Test for Remaining Candidates – 20 to 30/07/2020
Age Relaxation (01/08/2020)
  • Minimum Age – 21 Year
  • Maximum Age GN/EWS- 32 Years
  • Maximum Age for Others – as per govt.rules
Application Fee
  • Application Fee – Rs.100/-
  • Application Fee for SC/ST and PWD – 0
  • Payment Method – Branch of SBI by Cash/ Net Banking/Credit/ Debit Card

Education Details 

  • The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply. 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.

Other Information

How to Apply: 
  1. Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website https://upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned website. Brief Instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” given in Appendix-IIA.
  2. Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of the Photo ID whose details have been provided in the online application by him/her. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for Examination/Personality Test.
  3. The facility of withdrawal of Application is available for those candidates who do not want to appear for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. In this regard, Instructions are mentioned in Appendix IIB of this Examination Notice.
  4. The online Applications can be filled up to 3rd March 2020 till 6:00 PM. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website [https://upsconline.nic.in] for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post.

Important Links

Detailed Personality Test DatesClick Here
Revised Prelims Exam Date AnnouncedClick Here
Exam Date Postponed  NotificationClick Here
ApplyClick Here
NotificationClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here