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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 http://upsconline.nic.in 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
General62132
OBC92135
SC/ST172137

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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