UPSC Civil Services 2014 Selection process – Union Public Service Commission has announced UPSC Civil Services 2014 Selection Process, which comprisestwo stages – Civil Services (Preliminary) Examinations (Objective Type) and Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview).

According to the notification,  under UPSC Civil Services 2014 Selection process, qualifying candidates of Prelims round will be only called for Mains round which includes written exam and personality test. Those who qualify the Mains round will be appointed as Civil Servants.

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UPSC in its notification also announced Important Dates, UPSC Civil Services 2014 Syllabus and Exam Pattern with declaring the UPSC Civil Services 2014 Selection Procedure.


According to UPSC Selection Process of Civil Services 2014, Preliminary Exam will be a 4-hour Objective Type paper, comprising two papers of multiple choice questions of maximum 200 marks each from various subjects including General Awareness, English Language, Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning, etc.

Mains exam, as per the Civil Services 2014 Selection process involves written exam and personality test. The written exam will consist of:

  • Qualifying Papers: Paper A – An Indian language selected by the candidates and Paper B – English
  • Papers to be counted for merit: Essay (Paper I), General Studies (Paper II-V), Optional Subjects (Paper VI-VII

UPSC will conduct preliminary exam for UPSC Civil Services 2014 on August 24 to recruit on nearly 1,291 vacancies in civil services including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Services (Group A and Group B).


Candidates, who qualify Prelims round, will be called for the Main Exam in September or October, 2014. Mains round includes written exam and personality test. Qualifying candidates in Mains round will be appointed as Civil Servants.


The exam will be conducted for total of 1291 vacancies. Out of the total vacancies, 26 vacancies are reserved for Physically Handicapped Category. The 26 reserved seats are further divided for 12 vacancies for LDCP, 2 Vacancies for B/LV and 12 Vacancies for HI.


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