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Civil Services Preliminary 2014 Notification – Clarification on Attempts and Age

UPSC on 31st May 2014 notified the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination to be held on 24th August 2014.

Important Highlights of IAS 2014 Notification:

  • Approximate number of vacancies is 1291
  • Last date to apply online at is 30th June 2014.
  • There is NO change in format or syllabus of the exam
  • Number of attempts and age limit have been increased by 2 across all categories
  • Cut-off date for determining upper age limit is 1st August 2014

Details Regarding Age Limit and Attempts

CategoryNumber of AttemptsMinimum AgeMaximum Age

For Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates, number of attempts is the same as non-PH candidates from their category EXCEPT for General category PH candidates who will get 9 attempts. Age limit varies across different PH categories.

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