UPSC IAS 2021 - Notifications, Application (OUT), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern
UPSC IAS 2021 - UPSC has release the UPSC notification 2021 on March 4 on the official website. 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 has been released on official website.
Latest Updates for UPSC Civil Services Exam
- 3 days ago:
UPSC IAS application form 2021 released. Apply before March 24
In this session, UPSC has also added Leh as an UPSC IAS exam centre 2021 for Civil Service Aspirants. Candidates can check the below image for the same. Union Public Service Commission has released 712 vacancies this year for the recruitment.
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
For Preliminary exam- 73
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
Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IAS exam date in the official notification. Candidates must check the IAS exam dates 2021 to keep track of all the events related to the exam. As per the exam dates, UPSC IAS 2021 prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 27 in offline mode. For more details, candidates can check the table given below.
UPSC IAS 2021 Important Dates
UPSC CSE notification 2021
March 4, 2021
To be announced
IAS application form 2021 start date
March 4, 2021
To be announced
IAS application form 2021 last date
March 24, 2021
To be announced
Application form withdraw window
March 31 to April 6, 2021
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
UPSC IAS Application Form 2021
The exam conducting authority has released the IAS 2021 application form on March 4. Candidates can fill the UPSC CSE application form 2021 from the official website. 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. As per the UPSC IAS notification 2021, candidates can withdraw their IAS application form from March 31 to April 6 from the official website. The attempt of candidates will not be counted if candidates does not appear for the prelims exam even after submitting the application form.
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
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
How to prepare for UPSC IAS Exam 2021
- Make study time table for effective preparation.
- Go through the IAS exam pattern and syllabus to get familiar with paper scheme.
- Practice UPSC IAS previous year question papers.
- Check UPSC IAS previous year exam analysis to check important topics and chapters.
- Refer books for UPSC IAS 2021 for preparations.
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.
UPSC IAS Exam Centre 2021
Union Public Service Commission has released the list of UPSC IAS exam centre in the official notification. As per the UPSC IAS 2021 notification PDF, prelims exam will be conducted in 73 cities while mains exam will be conducted in 24 cities. Candidates are advised to fill the UPSC IAS exam city carefully in the application form. UPSC does not provide correction window after the conclusion of application process. Applicants can check all details related to UPSC IAS exam centre in the admit card.
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
UPSC IAS 2021 Exam Day Guidelines
- Candidates appearing for the UPSC IAS exam must reach the exam centre 60minutes before the commencement of the exam.
- Along with the IAS admit card 2021, candidates also need to carry one valid photo ID proof at the exam centre.
- Applicants are allowed to carry hand sanitizer, face mask and transparent water bottle in the exam hall.
- Do not leave the exam hall without taking permission from invigilator.
Union Public Service Commission,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC IAS 2021 - Notifications, Application (OUT), 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/-.
Question: What is the age limit to apply for UPSC IAS 2021?
Candidates between 21 to 32 year can fill the IAS application form from the official website.
Question: When will UPSC IAS prelims exam 2021 be conducted?
UPSC will conduct the UPSC IAS 2021 prelims exam on June 27 in offline mode.
Question: Can I raise objections in UPSC IAS answer key 2021?
No, candidates are not allowed to raise objection in UPSC IAS 2021 answer key.
Question: How to download UPSC IAS 2021 question papers?
Candidates can download UPSC IAS question papers from the official website after conclusion of the exam.
Question: What are the details required to download the UPSC IAS admit card 2021?
Candidates can download UPSC IAS 2021 admit card through their application number and date of birth.
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Questions related to UPSC Civil Services Exam
good collages in India for ba history and for IAS coaching
Colleges of Public Universities are one of the best for B.A in History Hons. As far as IAS Coaching is concerned, preparing in and around Delhi, does help hoosting your preparation with numerous excellent study groups, coaching institutes, test centres and lecture hubs as well as proper PG and living facilities for IAS Aspirants. No wonder, many of the aspirants shift to Delhi NCR before starting UPSC CSE Preparation.
Hence, subject to your marks in 12th, you may aim at getting admitted in Delhi University which will serve both purposes. Besides being an excellent University with good faculty and outlook, you may start your UPSC CSE Preparation early on, being located in Delhi with some of the Best Coaching Institutions like Vision IAS, Eten IAS, Career Launcher or Unacademy, besides devoting time to regular study, group discussions and test series.
For more information about History Degree colleges in Delhi do follow the link below
How can I start preparing for IAS exams from 10th?
After 10th,you have to complete your class 11th and 12th with any group but I think HEC (History Economics Civics) will be useful.
After completion of class 12th,you have to complete your graduation (Any degree).
After completion of bachelor degree,you have to take coaching for an IAS for 1 year.
After coaching,You have to appear for exams (I.e.prelims,mains).
If you have qualified in mains then you'll get a call for interview.
The marks of mains and interview will be added.
If you have got a good rank then you'll become an IAS.
Hope it helps!
All the best for your future!
plz give me syllabus of part 2 chemistry and also suggesting me tips of cracking IAs exam
In oreder to crack IAS Make a study time-table for UPSC preparation. The syllabus is vast and you must take care that you give adequate time to all subjects and topics and not ignore any important topic for UPSC 2021 preparation.
UPSC IAS preparation requires you to delve deep into a topic within the defined syllabus of Mains. You may find yourself reading B.A. and M.A. level books, practically becoming a graduate in your optional subject.
Arm yourself with the Best Books for UPSC IAS recommended by experts.
During the self-preparation for IAS candidates must read the newspaper every day.
Newspapers and current affairs form an important aspect of the UPSC IAS preparation. The newspapers provide the candidate with an abundant source of knowledge about current affairs in the country and outside. The candidate must read the newspaper every day to keep track of new developments around the world to remain informed.
Solving previous question papers can help you judge the trends in the UPSC exam paper.
All the best!
Along with IAS coaching NCERT Books will also taught by the coaching centre
Yes definitely, coaching centres also teach NCERT books as the NCERT books of 9th to 12th class plays a vital role in the prelims round of UPSC exam. With NCERT books they also cover the standard books as these books have more question content and are written from the ground up. They form the foundation of your knowledge. Coaching centres also provide their coaching notes, they are helpful in revision before the exam.
Please tell about ias coaching
Following are top IAS coaching institutes in India:
1. Plutus IAS Coaching
2 . The Hinduzone Online IAS Coaching
3 . Vajiram and Ravi IAS Coaching India
4 . KSG IAS Coaching
5 . Raj Malhotra IAS Coaching
6 . Yojna IAS Coaching
7 . Vaid’s Ics IAS Coaching
8 . Vision India IAS Coaching
9 . EDEN IAS Coaching
10 . Chanakya IAS Academy