UPSC 2022-23

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

What is UPSC?

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a National level competitive examination in India, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India.

Select your Exam 

CareerIndia provides you with the list of 20 civil services in India consisting of complete information about each exam and how to apply or prepare for the examination. The syllabus (Preliminary and Main) and updated question papers for all the exams are featured here with an option of downloading them for your reference and preparation.

  • IAS

    Indian Administrative Service
     
  • IPS

    Indian Police Service
     
  • IFS-Forest

    Indian Forest Service
     
  • IFS-Foreign

    Indian Foreign Service
     
  • IES

    Indian Engineering Services
     
  • NDA & NA (I) and (II)

    National Defence Academy & Naval Academy (I) and (II)
     
  • CAPF AC

    Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants)
     
  • CISF - AC (Exe) LDCE

    Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) - Assistant Commandants (Executive) LDCE
     
  • CDS (I) and (II)

    Combined Defence Services (I) and (II)
     
  • IES/ISS

    Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service
     
  • CGSE

    Combined Geo-Scientist
     
  • CMSE

    Combined Medical Services
  • IRS

    Indian Revenue Service
     
  • IAAS

    Indian Audit and Accounts Service
     
  • IP&TAFS

    Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service
     
  • IDAS

    Indian Defence Accounts Service
     
  • IRTS

    Indian Railway Traffic Service
     
  • IRAS

    Indian Railway Accounts Service
     
  • IRPS

    Indian Railway Personnel Service
     
  • ITS

    Indian Trade Service
     

UPSC Calendar

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)has released the annual calendar 2023. UPSC has released dates of all examinations or recruitment tests in 2023. Candidates planning to appear in the UPSC Examinations like IAS, CDS, CAPF, NDA and other Exams can check the UPSC 2023 Annual Calendar & Plan Accordingly.

UPSC has also released the date of notification and last date for receipt of the application along with the exam dates. The UPSC Civil Service 2023 Exam notification will be released on 01 February 2023. The online application will be accepted till 21 February 2023. The Prelims will be held on 28 May, 2023. The Civil Services (Main) will be conducted from September 15, Onwards (5 Days).

It is also advised to download the UPSC Calendar and take a printout for future reference. We also advise aspirants to refer our UPSC Calendar 2023 page for detailed information. 

UPSC Annual Calendar 2023

Name of Examination  Date of Notification  Date of Exam 
Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 September 14, 2022 February 19, 2023
Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary), 2023 September 21, 2022 February 19, 2023
CISF AS(EXE) LDCE 2023 November 30, 2022 March 12, 2023
N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2023 December 21, 2022 April 16, 2023
C.D.S. Examination (I), 2023 December 21, 2022 April 16, 2023
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 February 01, 2023 May 28, 2023
Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 through CS(P) Examination 2023
I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2023 April 19, 2023 June 23, 2023
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2023   June 24, 2023
Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2023   June 25, 2023
Combined Medical Services Examination, 2023 April 19, 2023 July 16, 2023
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2023 April 26, 2023 August 06, 2023
N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2023 May 17, 2023 September 03, 2023
C.D.S. Examination (II), 2023 May 17, 2023 September 03, 2023
Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2023   September 15 to 19, 2023
Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2023   November 26, 2023

 

UPSC MAINS 2022 RESULT ANNOUNCED

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced the UPSC Mains Result, 2022 on 6th December 2022. The Commission has asked the selected candidates to fill out the Detailed Application Form (DAF) - II through Online mode only. The DAF has to be filled up from the official website of the Commission, upsc.gov.in properly from 08th December 2022 to 14th December 2022 till 6:00 P.M. The selected candidates need to fill the details in the DAF-II with utmost priority on time, otherwise; the Commission will not entertain the candidature of the candidates. 

For more details on the UPSC Mains 2022 Result, visit our UPSC Result Page.

 

UPSC Notification 2023

The UPSC Civil Service 2023 Exam notification will be released on 01 February 2023. The online application will be accepted till 21 February 2023. The Prelims will be held on 28 May, 2023. The Civil Services (Main) will be conducted from September 15, Onwards (5 Days).

Interested candidates can access the UPSC notification 2023 on its official website. The notification plays a significant role in the competitive examinations. It will display all the important details such as eligibility, selection procedure, exam pattern, marking scheme and syllabus. The UPSC recruitment notification 2021 was released for a total of 769 vacancies that include vacancies for PwBD category. 

UPSC One Time Registration (OTR) :

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has launched the facility of ‘One Time Registration’; popularly abbreviated as OTR on its official portal. Through this provision of OTR, all the personal information of the applicants gets stored on the Commission's website; upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in; thereafter, the candidates do not have to re-enter their details, if applying for other Commission Examinations. OTR facility is available 24*7 for the candidates. This will reduce the chance of any incorrect details of the applicant that has to be submitted and ultimately saves time. Registering the personal details/information of the aspiring candidates is useful; as the applicants who are willing to appear for another examination of the Commission in the future, need not fill in the personal information again as they are pre-populated on the aforesaid official website. Refer CareerIndia for detailed information about UPSC OTR, please refer to the Application Procedure: Inclusion of UPSC OTR.

List Of Services In UPSC

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) stands as one amongst the toughest examinations in the country. The year-long examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Every year, over 10 lakh aspirants compete for the All India Services, such as IAS, IPS and IFS. Along with Central Services, Group A and B Services are also equally popular across India. Depending upon the candidates' preference and rank, the Commission will allot the service. The UPSC conducts the CSE for a total of 24 services apart from Indian Forest Service (IFS). Check the UPSC services list here.

All India Services

  1. Indian Administrative Service 

  2. Indian Police Service 

  3. Indian Foreign Service 

Group ‘A’ Services 

  4. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service 

  5. Indian Audit and Accounts Service 

  6. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) 

  7. Indian Defence Accounts Service

  8. Indian Revenue Service (I.T.) 

  9. Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration) 

  10. Indian Postal Service 

  11. Indian Civil Accounts Service 

  12. Indian Railway Traffic Service 

  13. Indian Railway Accounts Service 

  14. Indian Railway Personnel Service 

  15. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force 

  16. Indian Defence Estates Service 

  17. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade) 

  18. Indian Trade Service 

  19. Indian Corporate Law Service 

Group ‘B’ Service 

  20. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer′s Grade) 

  21. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 

  22. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’ 

  23. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 

  24. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’  

Important Functions Of UPSC

India's central recruiting agency, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), is one amongst the Constitutional bodies. Under Article 320 of the Constitution of India, UPSC was vested with the many functions related to the recruitment of Civil Services and other Central Services. Every Civil Services aspirant should know the important functions of the Commission under Article 320 of the Constitution. 

  • The Union Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting the examinations for appointments to the services of the Union. 
  • The Commission does direct recruitment by selection through interviews. 
  • The appointment of officers on promotion/ absorption/ deputation will be conducted by the UPSC. 
  • The framing and amendment of recruitment rules for various services and posts will be taken care of by the Commission. 
  • The UPSC takes up disciplinary cases relating to different Civil Services. 
  • This Constitutional body will be advising the government on any matter referred to them by the President of India.

Success Rate of UPSC 2023

The Civil Services, also known as the UPSC exam is considered one of the toughest and prestigious competitive exams in India with a success rate of just 0.1%. The examination is conducted to recruit officers for three types of services namely, All India Services, Central Services and State Services. 

Civil Service Exams 2023

CareerIndia provides you with the list of Civil Services in India, which also has complete information on more than 11 civil service exams. Syllabus (Preliminary and Main) for all the exams are mentioned with an option of downloading it for your future reference. 

Important Details of UPSC Exam 2023

Eligibility criteria including nationality, educational qualification, age limit and the number of attempts are also provided to enable the candidates to know if they are qualified. Selection procedure gives a detailed process of selection in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. The exclusive section on Career prospects fetch you the details of the pay scale, designations with all the information on the training period.  

Tips and Study Material to Crack UPSC Exam 2023

As a part of guidance on exam preparation, we have documented information on coaching centres, question papers, reference books and preparation tips to help you crack one of the toughest exams in India.

Latest Updates

UPSC Civil Services Exam Final Result 2021 Out

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the UPSC Civil Services Final Result 2021 today 30 May, 2022.

As per the official notice, Shruti Sharma has topped the UPSC Civil Service Exam. Candidates can check their respective results on the official website of UPS - upsc.gov.in.

30 May 2022
UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 Admit Card Released

Union CSE Prelims Admit Card 2022 : Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Tuesday released the prelims admit card on its official website - https://upsc.gov.in.

The Candidates who have applied for the post of Joint preliminary Examination 2022 & Indian Forest Services 2022, Can check & download their e-admit cards by following the instructions given on the official website.

Union Public Service Commission Examination will be held on June 05, 2022. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website.

10 May 2022
UPSC Calendar 2023 Released

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the annual exam calendar 2023 at upsc.gov.in. UPSC has released dates of all examinations or recruitment tests in 2023. Candidates planning to appear in the UPSC Examinations like IAS, CDS, CAPF, NDA and other exams can check the UPSC 2023 Annual Calendar & Plan Accordingly.

UPSC has also released the date of notification and last date for receipt of the application along with the exam dates. The UPSC Civil Service 2023 Exam notification will be released on 01 February 2023. The online applications will be accepted till 21 February 2023. The prelims will be held on 28 May, 2023. The Civil Services (Main) will be conducted from September 15, Onwards (5 Days).

5 May 2022
UPSC Releases Civil Services Examination Marksheet 2020

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Civil Services Examination marksheet after the final result. The Commission has released the UPSC Marksheet for candidates qualified and not qualified in the written examination.

Earlier, the Commission has released UPSC Final result 2020 in September. Aspirants need to enter their login ID and password to download UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination Marksheet. 

4 October 2021
UPSC IAS 2020 Final Result Declared

The UPSC has declared the Civil Services (IAS) final result 2020. Candidates who have appeared for the interview can check their UPSC IAS final result 2020 on the official website - www.upsc.gov.in.

A total of 761 candidates have been qualified in the selection process. The interviews were held between August 2 and September 22, 2021. 

27 September 2021
UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Admit Card 2021 Released
Civil Services Curriculum Needs Constant Modification: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
UPSC Civil Services Curriculum at LBSNAA is Being Modified: Minister Jitendra Singh
UPSC Calendar 2022 Released
UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2021 Released
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