UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Notice 2020: The exam dates of the UPSC 2020 (Prelims) are out. The preliminary examination for the civil services IAS (Indian Administrative Services) and IFS (Indian Forest Services) is going to be conducted on May 31, 2020. The preliminary exam is the common screening test for all applicants to the IAS and IFS exam 2020. The application window is open since February 12, 2020. Online applications can be submitted till March 03, 2020. USPC 2020 aspirants can submit applications online through the official website i.e. upsconline.nic.in. Read this article to know the details of the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 including application process, exam dates, syllabus and scheme of the examination.
Latest: Applications for the UPSC Civil Services Examination (Pre) are open now at the website of the Commission.
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Notice 2020
The UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 is common for all aspirants. Candidates willing to appear in the Civil Services and IFS exam 2020 must submit online applications before the last date. Check out the important dates below.
|Start date of applying||12 Feb 2020|
|End date of applying||03 Mar 2020|
|Exam date||31 May 2020|
Official Notification for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020
The official notification of the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 is released at the website of the Commission. Check out the below the official notification. Individual links to download the official notification for IAS and IFS 2020 are provided below.
- Click here to download the official notification of Civil Services 2020
- Click here to download the official notification of IFS 2020
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 How to Apply
Only online applications are accepted for the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020. Aspirants must submit their online applications before the specified last date. The online applications can be submitted through the official website of the Commission i.e. upsconline.nic.in.
Applicants to the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2020 must carefully read the detailed notification before applying. Applicants must comply with the specified minimum eligibility conditions. Applicants must select either Civil Services or Indian Forest Services or both.
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Scheme of UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020
The Preliminary examination of the UPSC Civil Services 2020 consist of two papers. Each paper carries a total of 200 marks. All questions are objective type structured in the MCQ format. The time allowed for each paper is 02 hours. Question papers are set bilingually in English and Hindi.
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2020
The detailed syllabus of the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 (preliminary) is available on the official website. Applicants can check the detailed syllabus by visiting the website at upsc.gov.in or upsconline.nic.in. The syllabus of the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 can be checked below.
- Current Affairs
- History of India
- Indian and World Geography
- Indian Polity and Governance
- Economic and Social Development
- General Science
- Interoersonal Skills
- Logical reasoning
- Decision making
- Mental Ability
- Basic Numeracy
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UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Centre 2020
The UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2020 is going to be conducted in 72 different centers. The centers are located across major cities of India.