UPSC or Union Public Service Commission is a central level body responsible for conducting various recruitment exams for civil servants in India. Some of the major exams conducted by UPSC are Civil Services, Engineering Services, CDS, and NDA. This year, UPSC had released the exam schedule for different recruitment and competitive exams, however, due to lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic the exams that were scheduled in the month from March to June have been postponed and there is a possibility that UPSC will come up with a revised exam calendar for the year 2020. Also, Read- BPSC HOD recruitment notice.
A founder can carry an institution only so far, and then others have to step in, especially the alumni. And when you have not just achievers but overachievers like Srushti under your alumni ranks, representing you, one really can not ask for more.
The entire family of LNCT is happy and proud of Srushti’s success and we wish her a career full of contentment. She is the alumni of LNCT Bhopal and has secured 5th position in UPSC 2018. She has topped in the women category. She was a student of BE (Chemical Engg. Batch 2018) at Lakshmi Narain College of Technology. Also read- UPSC IES/ISS 2020 expected cut-off
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The minimum eligibility required to appear for anyone of the exams conducted is a Bachelor's degree. There may be some additional eligibility criteria depending upon the post or recruitment exam, a candidate wishes to apply for. UPSC mainly conducts the recruitment process in three phases – Preliminary exam, Main Exam, and Interview.
UPSC Calendar 2020 has been released for intimating about the notification, registration, conduct, and duration of all the exams.
|Exam||Last Date of Application||Examination Date|
|UPSC S.O/Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE 2020||October 10, 2020||December 14, 2020|
|UPSC Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020||-||December 1, 2020|
|UPSC NDA and NA Examination-II 2020||September 3, 2020||November 12, 2020|
|UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2020||-||September 20, 2020|
|UPSC CDS Examination-II 2020||July 8, 2020||September 8, 2020|
|UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam 2020||May 20, 2020||August 18, 2020|
|UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination 2020||May 6, 2020||July 21, 2020|
|UPSC Engineering Services Main Examination 2020||-||June 28, 2020|
|Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2020||April 16, 2020||June 26, 2020|
|Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Exam, 2020||August 11, 2020 (yet to release)||-|
|UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020||March 18, 2020||May 31, 2020|
|UPSC Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) through CS(P) 2020||March 18, 2020||June 2, 2020|
Eligibility in UPSC Recruitment 2020 varies with the exams. The basic academic qualification of most of the exams is Graduation from any recognized university. However, there are few exams that demand graduation in a particular field/stream as part of the eligibility.
|Exam||Academic Qualification||Age Criteria|
|Engineering Services (Preliminary), 2020||B.E/B.Tech from a recognized university||21-30 on Jan 1, 2020|
|CDS I, 2020||Graduation from any recognised university||19-24 years|
|EO/AO- EPFO||Graduate from a recognized university||Less than 30 years|
|CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2020||35 years on Aug 01, 2020|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Exam (I), 2020||10+2||17-19.5 years on Jan 1, 2020 (Only Male Candidates)|
|ISS Exam 2020||Graduate in Statistics with other related streams||21-30 years on Aug 1, 2020(Must be Medically fit)|
|IES Exam 2020||Post-graduate in Economics or other related courses||21-30 years on Aug 1, 2020(Must be medically fit)|
|Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam, 2020||Masters in the related streams||21-30 years on Aug 1, 2020|
|Civil Services (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2020||Graduate from any recognized university||21-32 years on Aug 1, 2020|
|Indian Forest Service (PREL.) Exam. 2020 through CS(P) Exam. 2020||Graduation in Animal Husbandry and related||21-32 years on Aug 1, 2020|
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2020||Graduate from any recognized university||20-24 years|
|Combined Medical Services Exam, 2020||MBBS||Less than 32 years|
The registration for all the exams under UPSC is done at upsc.gov.in. The applications will release as per the dates mentioned in the UPSC 2020 Calendar. The registration should be completed before the last date. No applications will be accepted after the last date. Notices and advertisements will be regularly published by UPSC in the leading newspapers and weekly employment news. UPSC will notify the candidates about dates and other important information regarding the exam.
To ensure smooth UPSC 2020 Registration process, candidates must ensure that they have the following documents (as required) before beginning with their UPSC Application Process.
The number of attempts in UPSC exam varies on the basis of the category of the candidate as follows:-
The syllabus of each exam under UPSC is announced along with the notification. However, the UPSC syllabus for all exams is similar in many ways. The General Science section/paper is asked in most of the exams. While some exams focus on the technical aptitude, other exams give weightage to Current Affairs and General Knowledge.
UPSC will release the result as per the dates mentioned in the calendar above. The result for all the exams will be published at the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in. The result will be published in the form of scorecards. The merit list displaying the names of all shortlisted candidates will be published soon after the announcement of the result on the official website. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for the next level of the selection process as mentioned in the UPSC notification.
Qualified candidates of the written result are called for the next level of the selection process – Group Discussions/Personal Interview. The selection process varies with the exam and the posts offered. However, most of the recruitment posts follow the mentioned selection process:
Candidates are made to sit in batches of 20 or more to discuss any topic assigned by the person in charge. The topics vary from any recent global activity to problems faced by society. A total of 15-25 minutes are allotted to the candidates to discuss the topic among themselves. At the end of the discussion, candidates are asked to submit their responses verbally one after another.
Following the group discussion, Personal Interview of candidates is conducted. The Personal Interview is conducted to test candidates’ confidence, thought process, and clarity of mind. UPSC entrusts the shortlisted candidates with a very responsible position. Hence it is necessary to test candidates of their mental and physical strength required for the job.
As per the job requirements, UPSC asks candidates to go through a medical test before publishing the final merit list. The result of the medical tests is considered while preparing the final merit list. All the qualified candidates of the written exam followed by interview are required to undergo a medical test, and the results are submitted to UPSC for further proceedings. All the qualified candidates are required to undergo the following test at the allotted medical centre.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.