UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC),
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 05/2020-CSP
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit: https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification-CSPE_2020_N_Engl.pdf
The online Applications can be filled up to 3rd March, 2020 till 6:00 PM
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, New Delhi will hold the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 on 31/05/2020 for recruitment of various posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other Group 'A' and Group 'B' Central Services / Posts etc.
Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other Group 'A' and Group 'B' Central Services / Posts.
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.
Age Limit: 21-32 years
Minimum Educational Qualifications: The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other 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.
No fee for Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates.
The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities shall be the same as prescribed in “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act, 2016)”. The candidates of Multiple Disabilities will be eligible for reservation under category (e) - Multiple Disabilities only of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 and shall not be eligible for reservation under any other categories of disabilities i.e. (a) to (d) of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 on account of having 40% and above impairment in any of these categories of PwBD.
The number of vacancies to be filled through the examination is expected to be approximately 796 which include 24 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category, i.e. 3 vacancies for candidates of (a) blindness and low vision; 9 Vacancies for (b) deaf and hard of hearing; 8 Vacancies for (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; and 4 Vacancies for (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness. The final number of vacancies may undergo change after getting firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes. Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.
Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them. The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the categories of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected – BA) and cerebral palsy will be provided the facility of scribe, if desired by the person. In case of other category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under section 2(r) of the RPWD Act, 2016, the facility of scribe will be allowed to such candidates on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/ Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care institution as per proforma at Appendix –IV.
The candidates have discretion of opting for his/her own scribe or request the Commission for the same. The details of scribe i.e. whether own or the Commission’s and the details of scribe in case candidates are bringing their own scribe, will be sought at the time of filling up the application form online as per proforma at Appendix - IV.
The qualification of the Commission’s scribe as well as own scribe will not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. However, the qualification of the scribe should always be matriculate or above.
Candidates are required to apply Online using the website www.upsconline.nic.in.
The applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and ensure that the email addresses ending with @ nic.in are directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs
Centres of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination: The Examination will be held at the following Centres:
AGARTALA, AGRA, AJMER, AHMEDABAD, AIZAWL, ALIGARH , NANTPUR (ANDHRA PRADESH), AURANGABAD, BANGALORE, BAREILLY, BHOPAL, BILASPUR, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, COIMBATORE, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAD, DISPUR, FARIDABAD, GANGTOK , GAYA, GHAZIABAD, GORAKHPUR, GURGAON, GWALIOR, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JABALPUR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JODHPUR, JORHAT, KOCHI, KOHIMA, KOLKATA, KOZHIKODE (CALICUT), LUCKNOW, LUDHIANA , MADURAI, MUMBAI, MYSORE, NAGPUR, NAVI MUMBAI, GAUTAM BUDDH NAGAR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORT BLAIR, PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD), PUDUCHERRY, PUNE, RAIPUR, RAJKOT, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SILIGUDI, SRINAGAR, THANE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUCHIRAPALLI, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR, VARANASI VELLORE, VIJAYAVADA, VISHAKHAPATNAM, WARANGAL
Centres of Civil Services (Main) Examination:- AHMEDABAD,AIZAWL, BANGALURU, BHOPAL, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI,DISPUR (GUWAHATI), HYDERABAD, JAIPUR, JAMMU, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, PATNA,
PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD), RAIPUR, RANCHI, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, VIJAYAWADA .