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IAS Notification 2024 - Application form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Vacancies

IAS Notification 2024 - Application form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Vacancies

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on Apr 08, 2024 10:40 AM IST | #UPSC CSE
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UPSC released the IAS notification in online mode on February 14, 2024. The UPSC IAS 2024 notification has been released on the official website at The IAS notification 2024 pdf contains all the important details related to the IAS exam like registration procedure, IAS exam age limit, vacancy details and important dates.

Candidates are advised to go through the IAS 2024 notification before applying to find out about information pertaining to the exam. Candidates can download the UPSC IAS notification 2024 in the form of a PDF file. Along with the UPSC Civil Services notification 2024, the commission has also released the UPSC IAS application form. Candidates are advised to go through the detailed UPSC CSE notification 2024 pdf before starting the registration process. To know more about the details available in the UPSC CSE 2024 notification read the full article.

UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Overview

Aspirants can check the highlights of UPSC IAS 2024 from the below table.

Exam name

UPSC Civil Services Examination

Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Official website

IAS age limit

21 to 32 years

Educational Qualification

Bachelor's degree

Exam Level

National level exam

IAS attempt limit

General - 6

OBC - 9

SC/ ST - Till within the upper age limit

Application mode


Application fee

UR/ OBC/ EWS - Rs 100

Others and Females - Nil

Exam mode


Exam Stages



Personality test

IAS vacancies


IAS salary

Rs. 56,100 + allowances approximate

Quick Links: How to preparation for IAS 2024

How to download IAS Notification pdf?

Applicants will be able to download the UPSC IAS 2024 notification from the UPSC official website. Steps to download the UPSC notification 2024 are mentioned below.

  • Go to the UPSC official website -

  • Go to the What's New section on the UPSC home page.

  • Search for the UPSC Civil Services Examination notification 2024 link and click on it.

  • The UPSC notification 2024 PDF file will appear on the screen.

  • Check all the details given in the notification.

  • Download the UPSC IAS notification 2024 for future use.

Details mentioned in IAS Notification

  • UPSC CSE vacancies 2024

  • UPSC exam dates 2024

  • IAS eligibility criteria

  • How to fill IAS application form 2024

  • Application fee

  • IAS exam pattern

  • IAS syllabus 2024

  • UPSC IAS selection process, etc.

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UPSC IAS Notification - Exam Dates

The IAS notification has been released by the UPSC on February 14, 2024. To keep track of all the UPSC IAS 2024 events, aspirants must check the IAS exam dates 2024 in the table below.

IAS notification - Important Dates


Important dates

IAS notification 2024 release date

February 14, 2024

UPSC IAS application form 2024 apply online

February 14, 2024

Last date for IAS 2024 form submission

March 5, 2024
March 6, 2024 (Extended date)

UPSC CSE 2024 application correction facility

March 6 to 12, 2024

March 7 to 13, 2024 (Revised)

Change of UPSC IAS 2024 exam centre (Manipur candidate)April 8 to 19, 2024

Release of UPSC IAS Admit Card 2024

To be announced

IAS 2024 prelims exam

May 26, 2024

June 16, 2024 (Rescheduled)

UPSC IAS 2024 mains exam

September 20, 2024 (Onwards)

UPSC IAS Notification - UPSC Vacancies

The total number of UPSC Civil Services 2024 vacancies for the different posts like IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, etc. is mentioned in the IAS notification pdf. Go through the table below to know the UPSC CSE exam vacancies.

UPSC CSE vacancies


UPSC Vacancies















UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Eligibility Criteria

The UPSC mentioned the IAS eligibility details for all the Civil Services Posts in the UPSC IAS notification 2024 pdf. Candidates between the age group of 21 to 32 years of age with a bachelor's degree in any discipline from recognised university will be eligible to apply for UPSC IAS 2024 examination. To know about the IAS eligibility criteria 2024 check the table below.

UPSC IAS eligibility


Indian citizen as per rules mentioned by the UPSC

Age limit

21 to 32 years (age relaxation for reserved category)

Educational Qualification

Bachelors in any discipline from recognised university

IAS attempt limit

General - 6

OBC - 9

SC/ ST - Till within the upper age limit

UPSC IAS Notification - Application form

The UPSC CSE 2024 application form window was activated from March 7 to 13, 2024. The IAS application form was closed on March 6, 2024. the UPSC IAS application form was released on February 14, 2024 in online mode. The application form of IAS has been released along with CSE notification 2024. Candidates can fill and submit the UPSC CSE application form by March 6, 2024 (extended from March 5).

The UPSC CSE application form is two parts - Part 1 - OTR and Part 2 - application form. The steps to fill the IAS application form in online mode are given in detail in the IAS notification 2024 pdf. Applicants who successfully submit the IAS 2024 form will be allowed to appear for the IAS exam 2024.

UPSC IAS application fee


Rs 100

Others/ Females


UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Exam Centre

The Union Public Service Commission, mentioned all the UPSC IAS exam centres in the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 notification. There are 80 IAS prelims exam centres and 24 UPSC IAS mains exam centres in the country. Applicants can check the names of all the cities where the IAS prelims and mains exam will be held, in the official IAS notification.

While filling the UPSC IAS application form, candidates have to fill in their choice of IAS exam centre for both prelims and mains exam. The final IAS exam centre allotment confirmation is communicated to the candidate in the IAS admit card 2024.

UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Exam Pattern

UPSC mentioned the exam pattern of IAS in the official UPSC IAS notification 2024. The UPSC exam is conducted in three stages - prelims, mains and personality tests. Where IAS prelims is 400 marks having two papers and the mains is 2025 marks.

The IAS prelims exam is objective type in nature whereas the mains exam is descriptive in nature. There is a negative marking for every incorrect answer in the IAS 2024 prelims exam. As per the IAS 2024 notification, the UPSC CSE exam is conducted in offline mode for prelims and mains. To know more about the IAS exam pattern 2024 check the tables below.

UPSC IAS prelims exam pattern 2024

Number of papers


Language of paper



Duration of exam

4 hours (2 hours each)

Number of questions

General studies paper 1: 100

General studies paper 2: 80

Maximum marks

400 marks (200 each)

Qualifying marks for GS paper 2


UPSC IAS mains exam pattern 2024

Number of papers


Language of paper



Descriptive paper: Candidates can appear for language paper in 22 languages mentioned in schedule 8 of the Indian constitution

Duration of exam

3 hours each


Compulsory Indian language



General Studies I

General Studies II

General Studies III

General Studies IV

Optional I

Optional II

Number of questions

Language Part A & B: 300 each

General studies, Essay and optional paper: 250 each

UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Syllabus for prelims and mains

The UPSC mentioned the IAS syllabus for prelims and mains exam in the IAS notification 2024 pdf. The IAS syllabus 2024 pdf can be directly downloaded from the UPSC official website. The UPSC IAS syllabus has remained almost the same for the past few years. The IAS syllabus consists of details of all the subjects and topics from which questions are asked in the UPSC Civil Services 2024 prelims and mains examination.

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UPSC IAS Notification 2024 - Selection Process

The UPSC IAS 2024 selection process has three stages: prelims, mains and interview. Candidates need to clear all the stages of the IAS selection process to get recruited as Civil Servants to different posts by the Government of India. The stages of IAS 2024 selection process are Prelims, Mains and Personality test.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. When is the IAS notification 2024 going to be released?

The IAS notification 2024 has been released on February 14, 2024 by the UPSC.

2. When will the IAS 2024 prelims exam be conducted?

The UPSC IAS 2024 prelims exam is scheduled to be held on June 16, 2024 (Rescheduled).

3. How many stages are there in the IAS exam?

As per the official UPSC IAS notification, there are three stages in the IAS exam - prelims, mains and interview.

4. What is the age limit to apply for the IAS exam?

Aspirants between the age group of 21 to 32 years can apply for the IAS 2024 exam.

5. Is the IAS exam online or offline?

The IAS exam is held in offline mode.

6. Is the IAS exam held every year?

Yes, the IAS exam is conducted once every year by the UPSC.

7. What is the registration fee for UPSC 2024?

The UPSC IAS registration fee for UR/ OBC/ EWS category candidates is Rs 100. Reserved candidates are exempt from paying the IAS application fee. 

8. Will UPSC syllabus change in 2024?

THE UPSC IAS syllabus has not changed drastically in 2024. The ias 2024 syllabus is mostly the same as the syllabus of previous years. 


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Questions related to UPSC CSE

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I assume you want to know the eligibility criteria to becoming an IAS. First of all, to become an IAS,  one has to clear UPSC CSE examiner. There are certain eligibility criteria for applying in this examination and they are as follows:

  • Bachelor's degree from any recognised college.
  • Age between 21-32; with some relaxation for reserved categories.
  • Citizen of India ora subject of Nepal/ Bhutan or Tibetan refugee who came to India, to permanently settle here before January 1, 1962, or People of Indian origin who migrated from Uganda, Burma, Pakistan, Zambia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

For more information, please visit the website by clicking on the link given below:

And other government jobs, the eligibility test is different for different jobs. It would have been if you could mention the government job you are interested in.

Hope this answers your query. Thank you

Dear aspirant !!

Hope you are doing good !

Yes it will be considered because Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP) is a 4-year degree course . It is a multi-disciplinary profession with core subjects including speech pathology, language pathology, and audiology.

Hope it helps you ;

Thank you

Dear Aspirant !

Hope you are fine!

The main subjects for the UPSC Exam are Indian Politics, Indian Economy, International Relations, Science and Technology, Geography, History, Environment and Ecology, and related Current Affairs . There are 25 subjects and 23 literature optional that one can choose from in addition to this..

Thank you

Hello aspirant,

With the help of the IAS Answer Key 2024, applicants can estimate their potential score for the IAS preliminary exam, learn about the various IAS question types, gauge the exam's difficulty, and much more.

To get the answer key, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Dear aspirant !!

Hope you are doing good !!

The syllabus of these papers includes subjects like Modern Indian History, World Geography, International Relations, Indian Economic development, Disaster Management and Ethics, Aptitude and Integrity . To know all the subjects in detail, you can check UPSC syllabus 2024 for CSE in the given link below ;- .

Hope it helps you !

Thanking you

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