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UPSC Exams 2024 - Check All UPSC Exams Schedule here

UPSC Exams 2024 - Check All UPSC Exams Schedule here

Edited By Soujanya K | Updated on Mar 15, 2024 10:05 AM IST | #UPSC CSE

UPSC has released the UPSC 2024 recruitment calendar online in the official website. The UPSC calendar PDF can be downloaded from upsc.gov.in. Candidates looking to attempt any of the exams conducted by UPSC, such as UPSC CSE, IFS, NDA etc. can go through the article below for further details.

Union Public Service Commission conducts a variety of exams to recruit qualified candidates to various posts across government organisations. All UPSC Candidates who attempt UPSC recruitment exam 2024 may get jobs in organisations like Administrative Posts, Army Wings, Armed Forces, Indian Railways. The official notifications for each UPSC exam will be released online on the official website.

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Dates

UPSC released the UPSC exam calendar, a document containing the application dates and exam dates of recruitment exams that will take place this year. Candidates can find the dates pertaining to UPSC 2024 recruitment exams in the table below.

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Dates

Exam Name

Application and notification release date

Last date of application

UPSC exam dates

CDS (I) 2024

NDA & NA (1) 2024

December 20, 2023

January 9, 2024

April 21, 2024

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2024

Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2024

through CS(P) Examination 2024

February 14, 2024

March 5, 2024

May 26, 2024

I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2024

April 10, 2024

April 30, 2024

June 21, 2024

Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2024

September 6, 2023

September 26, 2023

February 18, 2024

Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2024

September 20, 2023

October 10, 2023

February 18, 2024

Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2024

April 24, 2024

May 14, 2024

August 4, 2024

N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2024

C.D.S. Examination (II), 2024

May 15, 2024

June 4, 2024

September 1, 2024

Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2024



September 20, 2024

Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2024



November 24, 2024

S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE

September 11, 2024

October 1, 2024

December 7, 2024

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024

April 10, 2024

April 30, 2024

July 14, 2024

Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2024



June 23, 2024

Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2024



June 22, 2024

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What is the full form of UPSC?

Union Public Service Commission is the full form of UPSC. UPSC is an organisation that conducts recruitment exams, such as CDS, NDA, UPSC CSE, CAPF, etc. for various government posts.

Highlights of UPSC Recruitment 2024

Candidates can find basic details pertaining to UPSC recruitment 2024 in the table below.

Overview

Specifications

Exams Under UPSC Recruitment

ESE - Engineering Services Exam

CDS - Combined Defense Services

NDA - National Defense Academy

CSE - Civil Services Exam

IFoS - Indian Foreign Services

IES/ISS - Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam

CMS - Combined Medical Services

CAPF - Central Armed Police Forces

Mode of exam

Offline

Exam conducting authority

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Mode of application

Online

Also read: Information about category-wise career exams

UPSC Recruitment 2024- Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can find basic information regarding the eligibility criteria of various UPSC recruitment exams in the table below. For more information regarding the eligibility criteria of UPSC 2024 exams, candidates are encouraged to go through the eligibility criteria articles linked in the table.

Exam Name

Age limit

Academic Qualification

Detailed Information

NDA (National Defense Academy)

16.5 to 19.5 years

Class 12th

NDA Eligibility Criteria

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

19 to 24 years

Graduation

CDS Eligibility Criteria

CSE (Civil Services Examination

21 to 32 years

Graduation

IAS Eligibility Criteria

Indian Forest Service Examination (IFS)

21 to 32 years

Graduation


I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/ Indian Statistical Services)

21 to 30 years

Post-Graduate (IES)

Masters or Graduation (ISS)


Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

21 to 32 years

Masters degree


ESE (Engineering Services Examination)

21 to 30 years

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

ESE Eligibility Criteria

CMS (Combined Medical Services Examination)

Not more than 32 years

MBBS


CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

20 to 25 years

Graduation

CAPF Eligibility Criteria

Please note that it is extremely important for candidates to check whether or not they are eligible for an exam before applying, as candidates who are found to not be eligible at any stage of the process run the risk of getting their candidature cancelled.

UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Application Process

After checking their eligibility, candidates can proceed to apply for their choice of exam. The articles linked below describe the application process of each UPSC recruitment 2024 exam. Additionally, candidates can also find direct links to the UPSC application forms as 2024 soon as they are released.

UPSC Application Form 2024-25

Exam Name

Application Form

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Application Form

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Application Form

CSE (Civil Services Examination)

IAS Application Form

IFS (Indian Forest Services)


I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Services)

IES/ISS Application Form

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist


ESE (Engineering Services Examination)

ESE Application Form

CMS (Combined Medical Services)

UPSC CMS Application Form

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Application Form

Also read: Complete guide for UPSC CSE exam preparation

UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through the exam pattern of their chosen exam before starting preparation. The exam pattern of UPSC recruitment exams 2024 consist of information such as stages, sections, marking scheme and time duration of each exam and much more. To know the exam pattern of any UPSC exam, candidates can visit the pages linked below.

UPSC Exam Pattern 2024-25

Exam Name

Exam Pattern

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Exam Pattern

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Exam Pattern

CSE (Civil Services Examination)

IAS Exam Pattern

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Exam Pattern

IFS (Indian Forest Service)

IFS Exam Pattern

I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services)

Click here

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

Click here

ESE (Engineering Services Exam)

Click here

CMS (Combined Medical Services)

Click here

UPSC recruitment 2024 - Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully applied for any UPSC recruitment exam 2024 will be issued a UPSC 2024 admit card. Candidates can visit the pages linked in the table below for details pertaining to UPSC admit cards, exam day guidelines and more.

UPSC Admit Card 2024-24

Exam Name

Admit Card

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Admit Card

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Admit Card

CSE (Civil Services Examination)

IAS Admit Card

IFS (Indian Forest Service)

IFS Admit Card

I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services)

IES/ISS Admit Card

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam Admit Card

ESE (Engineering Services Exam)

ESE Admit Card

CMS (Combined Medical Services Exam)

UPSC CMS Admit Card

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Admit Card

UPSC recruitment 2024 - Result

Candidates who have attempted any UPSC recruitment exam can check their results on the official website. Candidates can find out more about how to access their UPSC result 2024 by going through the result article of their chosen exam. Candidates who have qualified all levels of the exam will be able to occupy one of the vacant posts.

UPSC Result 2024-25

Exam Name

Result

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Result

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Result

CSE (Civil Services Examination)

IAS Result

IFS (Indian Forest Service)

IFS Result

I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services)

IES/ISS Result

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam Result

ESE (Engineering Services Exam)

ESE Result

CMS (Combined Medical Services Exam)

UPSC CMS Result

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Result

Check Here List of Other Government Exams

UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Cut off

Cut off marks is the term for the minimum number of marks a candidate needs to qualify for the next round. Candidates can find the cutoff information for UPSC recruitment 2024 exams in the table below.
UPSC Cutoffs

Exam Name

Cut off

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Cut Off

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Cut Off

CSE (Civil Services Exam)

IAS Cut Off

IFS (Indian Forest Service)

Check here

I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services)

IES/ISS Cut Off

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Cut Off

ESE (Engineering Services Examination)

UPSC ESE Cut Off

CMS (Combined Medical Services Examination)

UPSC CMS Cut Off

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Cut Off

UPSC Recruitment 2024 - Salary

Candidates get recruited for various government posts via the UPSC recruitment 2024 exams. Candidates can find salary details for various UPSC posts in the articles linked below.

Exam Name

Salary

NDA (National Defense Academy)

NDA Salary

CDS (Combined Defense Services)

CDS Salary

CSE (Civil Services Exam)

IAS Salary

IFS (Indian Forest Service)

IFS Officer Salary

I.E.S./I.S.S. (Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Services)

IES Salary

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Salary

ESE (Engineering Services Examination)

ESE Salary

CMS (Combined Medical Services Examination)

UPSC CMS Salary

CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

CAPF Salary

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How many exams of UPSC are there?

UPSC holds around 13 UPSC exams annually, although the number may vary depending on the posts that are required to be filled.

2. What are the 24 posts in UPSC?

UPSC CSE 2024 posts include (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFoS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’, and many more. Every year, UPSC CSE vacancies are split across various posts.

3. What are the 9 papers in UPSC mains?

The 9 papers of UPSC mains are Compulsory Indian language, English, Essay, General Studies I, General Studies II, General Studies III, General Studies IV, Optional I and Optional II. 

4. What is UPSC salary?

You can find out about the salary details of any UPSC post through the pages linked in the article above. 

5. Can 12th pass apply for UPSC?

12th pass candidates are eligible only for UPSC exams such as NDA and CDS. To check the eligibility criteria of other exams, refer to the eligibility criteria section of the article above. 

6. Which degree is best for IAS?

Candidates who possess a bachelor’s degree in any recognised discipline are eligible to write the IAS exam.

7. Which is the highest post in UPSC?

The post of Cabinet secretary is the highest paid UPSC post, with a salary of Rs 2,50,000.

8. What is the difference between UPSC and IAS?

UPSC is a government organization that conducts recruitment exams for various government posts. IAS is a type of administrative post in the government. Both terms, UPSC and IAS are colloquial terms for the UPSC Civil Services Examination.

9. What is the syllabus for UPSC 2024?

The UPSC 2024 syllabus varies based on the recruitment exam. You can find details pertaining to the syllabus in the UPSC recruitment exam notifications. 

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  • 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.

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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.

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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..

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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.

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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 ;-

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