UPSC IAS 2021 - Notifications, Application (Soon), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern
UPSC IAS 2021 - UPSC will release the UPSC notification 2021 anytime soon. As per the UPSC IAS eligibility criteria 2021, candidates between 21 to 32 year age can apply for IAS exam. Candidates can fill UPSC IAS application form 2021 from the official website - upsc.gov.in. Candidates who successfully fill the application form will be issued UPSC IAS admit card 2021 15 days prior to the exam. Candidates must check IAS syllabus for exam preparation. UPSC CSE 2021 exam date is June 27 for prelims exam. UPSC IAS selection process 2021 comprises prelims exam, mains exam and personal interview. For more details about UPSC CSE 2021, candidates can check details below.
Latest: UPSC IAS application form 2021 to be released anytime soon at the official website. UPSC released the UPSC admit card 2020 for IFS mains exam on February 4, 2021. Also, check UPSC CSE syllabus here.
In this session, UPSC has also added Leh as an exam centre for Civil Service Aspirants. Candidates can check the below image for the same.
UPSC IAS 2021 - Highlights
Civil Services Examination (UPSC IAS)
Union Public Service Commission
UPSC official website
Personality Test/Personal Interview
Mode of exam
Preliminary - Objective pen and paper-based exam
Mains- Written exam with subjective questions
Personality Test - Interview
Number of Papers
Preliminary - Two paper (General Studies Paper-I and
General Studies Paper-II)
Mains- Nine Paper
General Studies I
General Studies II
General Studies III
General Studies IV
Optional Subject Paper I
Optional Subject Paper II
Region language Paper
Duration of Exam
Preliminary - Each paper is of 2 hours
Mains - Each paper is of 3 hours
UPSC CSE 2021 exam date
UPSC CSE Prelim exam: June 27, 2021
UPSC IAS Main exam:
For Preliminary exam- 72
For Mains exam- 24
UPSC IAS Vacancies 2021
Candidates can check Civil Services vacancy 2021, candidates can check the table given below.
UPSC CSE Vacancy
Number of vacancies
UPSC CSE 2021 Exam Date
UPSC CSE notification 2021
To be announced
IAS application form 2021 start date
To be announced
IAS application form 2021 last date
To be announced
Application form withdraw window
To be announced
To be announced
UPSC IAS hall ticket 2021
June 12, 2021 (Tentative)
September 2, 2021(Tentative)
UPSC exam 2021
June 27, 2021
September 17, 2021
Declaration of UPSC IAS 2021 result
July 27, 2021 (Tentative)
November 15, 2021 (Tentative)
To be announced
Declaration of final Civil services result
To be announced
Union Public Service Commission prescribes the IAS eligibility criteria in the official notification. The eligibility criteria of UPSC IAS comprises Nationality, age limit, educational qualification and number of attempts. Candidates must check the IAS eligibility criteria before filling the UPSC CSE application form 2021. For more details, candidates can check the table given below.
IAS Eligibility Criteria 2021
IAS exam age limit
21 to 32 years
Educational qualification for IAS
Graduation in any stream from recognised University
Number of attempts
General Categories - 6 attempts
OBC- 9 attempts
SC/ST- Unlimited attempts
The exam conducting authority will release the IAS 2021 application form at its official website. Candidates can fill the UPSC CSE application form 2021 any time soon. Applicants first need to complete UPSC IAS registration 2021 from the official website. After the successful UPSC part 2 registration, candidates can proceed to fill the IAS application form 2021. Along with the application form, candidates also need to upload scanned images of photograph and signature as per the specifications. The application fee of IAS 2021 for General category is Rs. 100/- while reserved category candidates are exempted from payment of a fee. Union Public Service Commission will also provide an IAS application withdrawal window 2021 for candidates who want to withdraw their registration.
Candidates preparing for IAS 2021 exam must check the IAS question papers for their effective preparation. With the help of UPSC question papers, candidates can check the important topics and chapters asked in the exam. UPSC will release the IAS question papers after the declaration of the final result.
UPSC IAS Syllabus 2021
UPSC mentions the IAS 2021 syllabus in the official notification. Candidates must go through the UPSC Civil Services syllabus PDF for their effective preparation. The UPSC Civil services exam 2021 syllabus is given separately for prelims and mains examination. For more details, candidates can check the table given below.
IAS Syllabus 2021
UPSC IAS Prelims Syllabus 2020
General Studies Paper I Syllabus
General Studies Paper II Syllabus
Current events of national and international importance.
General issues on Environmental ecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc
Decision making and problem-solving
General mental ability
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data Interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data sufficiency etc.—Class X level)
Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
UPSC IAS Admit Card 2021
Candidates who fill the IAS application form successfully can download the admit card from the official website. The exam conducting authority will release the IAS 2021 admit card 15 days before the commencement of the exam. The details mentioned in the IAS admit card 2021 are candidate personal details, exam day guidelines, IAS exam city and others. Candidates must bring one valid photo identity card along with the IAS admit card at the examination venue. In case of any discrepancy in UPSC IAS 2021 admit card, candidates can contact the exam conducting authority at least one week before the commencement of the IAS examination.
After the declaration of the final result, UPSC will release the IAS answer key at the official website. Candidates can also check UPSC IAS unofficial answer key on the exam day. With the help of the answer key, candidates can check their expected score. Along with the score, candidates can also check expected cut off marks.
Union Public Service Commission will release the UPSC result 2021 at its official website after the conclusion of the exam. UPSC IAS result will be released in PDF having roll numbers of all the qualified candidates. Applicants can also download their UPSC scorecard 2021 from the official website. Along with the decoration of the result, candidates can also check IAS cut off from the official website.
The cut off of IAS 2021 is the minimum qualifying marks required to qualify for the next stage. UPSC will release the cut off mark separately for each stage of the CSE exam 2021. UPSC IAS final merit list will be declared on the basis of performance in prelims, mains and personal interview. For more UPSC IAS previous year cut off, candidates can check the table given below.
IAS Cut off 2019
Final Cut off
Union Public Service Commission,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC IAS 2021 - Notifications, Application (Soon), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern
Question: What is the minimum educational qualification to apply for IAS 2021?
Candidates must hold a graduation degree from recognised University to fill the IAS application form.
Question: What is the selection process of IAS 2021?
IAS selection process 2021 comprises prelims, mains and personal interview.
Question: Is there any negative marking in IAS 2021 examination?
Yes, there will be a negative marking of one third mark in prelims exam of IAS 2021.
Question: What is the salary of IAS?
The grade pay of IAS 2021 varies from Rs. 5400/- to Rs. 12000/-.
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Questions related to UPSC Civil Services Exam
who is bigger ias sp iwant it because i given form of upsc
According to the democratic system of government, people's representatives are more powerful than these officers. IAS and IPS services is a part of the prestigious Indian Civil services. The job profile of both these are very broad and both are posted on powerful posts, but IAS is more powerful as a DM. An IPS has only the responsibility of its department, but an IAS (DM) has the responsibility of all the departments of the district. First of all work hard for the examination power comes with the post to change the society.
Every year how many IAS,IPS,IFS,IRS are selected you can tell me average number ? thank you
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services exam for the recruitment of officers for IAS, IPS, IFS, and various Group A and B services.
- Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for the exam out of which only a few hundred are selected and appointed in the services.
- These services are allocated to the officers based on their ranks, the reserved category they belong to, and the vacancies available in that particular year.
- UPSC Civil Services 2019 results were declared on August 4. A total of 829 candidates from various categories have been recommended for the appointment in the Civil Services.
Telling you about the general category:
Central Services Group ‘A’- 196
Group ‘B’ Services - 57.
UPSC Civil Services 2019 Final Result was declared on 4th August 2020. The IAS Interview took place in February, March and July 2020. A total of 829 candidates from various categories have been recommended for the appointment in the Civil Services.
Hope this helps!!!
What are the optional subjects in IAS Civil Service Exam?
You need to choose one subject for optional for your UPSC main examination and there will be two papers for your optional subject.
-) both the optional papers are of 250 marks each
-) your optional papers will be subjective
-) your optional subject question paper will be set in both English and Hindi except for the literature subject
-) you can choose any one subject of your choice for your optional subject from the the given below list of optional subjects which include literature subject as well i. e English and Indian languages.
List of optional subject is provided below:-
-) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
-) Civil Engineering
-) Commerce & Accountancy
-) Electrical Engineering
-) Mechanical Engineering
-) Medical Science
-) Political Science & International Relations
List of literature optional subjects is provided below:
To help you for further, here's a brief of UPSC examination pattern
UPSC civil services examination has 3 stages listed below :-
*prelims exam :- it is objective paper and is of qualifying nature , so you just need to at least qualify it to be eligible for mains examination, the score /marks obtained by you in your prelims examination is not added up or used in your final merit. Your prelims exam consist of 2 papers: -
-) general studies 1
-) general studies II ( csat )
You get 2 hours for each paper
*Mains exam. :- it is descriptive /written examination . There are a total of 9 papers which are listed below:-
-) paper A :- compulsory indian language.
-) paper B :- english
-) general studies I
-) general studies II
-) general studies III
-) general studies IV
-) optional I
-) optional II
The compulsory indian language and english are qualifying in nature . You just need to qualify them. The marks obtained by you in these two papers will not be counted towards merit list.
*Interview :- After qualifying mains, you have to go through interview round, and it is more of test of your personality rather than knowledge.
So, if you managed to sail through all the three stages then congratulations you can become an ias officer depending upon rank obtained by you in UPSC civil services examination ,your preference of services and your category .
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which coaching center is best for IAS? where i can prepare for CSE exam for IAS?
There are many good coaching for Civil services examination are there in India. Its all depends upon your location. If you are living in Delhi or near by there are many coaching near Mukherjee Nagar and Karol Bagh like Vajiram and ravi, ALLAN, Patanjali Classes, Rao's IAS, Shankar IAS, Insight etc . You can prepare for Civil services through Online medium like Unacademy, Byju's and many youtube channel. Civil services examination has a very vast syllabus and it comprises 3 sets of exam Prelims, Mains and Interview.
how is ece branch in engineering as graduation for giving ias or ies exam?
ECE student can apply for IES exam . UPSC conducts IES/ESE exam for 4 branches which are : Civil Engineering, Electronics & telecommunication Engineering, etc. You can apply for IAS exam being a student of ECE engineering in the final year of Graduation Degree Engineering. IAS - INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE. to become an IAS officer the candidate should have appeared and cracked Civil Service Exam conducted by UPSC every year.