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IAS 2013 – Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus and More

UPSC has notified the Civil Services or IAS (Preliminary) Examination 2013 on 5th March 2013. There are approximately 1000 vacancies in the 2013 Civil Services Examination. The Prelims will be held on 26th May 2013. Online application of forms will commence from 5th March and concluded on 4th April 2013 (11.59 P.M). Candidates have to apply online at upsconline.com. There will be common Preliminary exam for Civil Services and Indian Forest Service; both having common syllabus. To be eligible to apply for 2013 Preliminary examination, following criteria has to be fulfilled.

Eligibility for 2013 IAS Prelims

(i) Nationality

(1) For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
(2) For other services, a candidate must be either:—
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India,
or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Provided further that candidates belonging to categories (b), (c) and (d) above will not be eligible for appointment to the Indian Foreign Service.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

(ii) Age Limits :

(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2013, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1992.

(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :

(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
(iii) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
(iv) upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.
(v) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commission Officers and ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2013 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2013) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or (iii) on invalidment.
(vi) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2013 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
(vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons.

NOTE I : Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(ii)(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.

NOTE II : The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Reemployment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

NOTE III : The age concession under para 3(ii)(b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs who are released on own request.

NOTE IV : Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (ii) (b) (vii) above, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the physically disabled candidates by the Government.

SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE RELAXED.

The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.

These certificates are required to be submitted only at the time of applying for the Civil Services (Main) Examination.

No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

The expression Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned-above.

NOTE 1 : Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

NOTE 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other examination of the Commission) on any grounds whatsoever.

NOTE 3 : The candidate should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in column 3 of the Application Form for the Preliminary Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.

(iii) Minimum Educational Qualifications :

The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

NOTE I : Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their application for the Main Examination failing which such candidates will not be admitted to the Main Examination. The applications
for the Main Examination will be called sometime in the month of August/September, 2013.

NOTE II : In exceptional cases the Union Public Service Commission may treat a candidate who has not any of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified candidate provided that he/she has passed examination conducted by the other Institutions, the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies his/her admission to the examination.

NOTE III : Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for admission to the examination.

NOTE IV : Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical Examination but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their applications for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the Examination provided they submit along with their application a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/ Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their interview original Degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the Degree.

(iv) Number of attempts:

Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted four attempts at the examination.

Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible.

Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible shall be seven. The relaxation will be available to the candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

Provided further that a physically handicapped will get as many attempts as are available to other nonphysically handicapped candidates of his or her community, subject to the condition that a physically handicapped candidate belonging to the General Category shall be eligible for seven attempts. The relaxation will be available to the physically handicapped candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

NOTE :
(i) An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the Examination.

(ii) If a candidate actually appears in any one paper in the Preliminary Examination, he/she shall be deemed to have made an attempt at the Examination.

(iii) Notwithstanding the disqualification/cancellation of candidature, the fact of appearance of the candidate at the examination will count as an attempt.

(v) Restrictions on applying for the examination :
A candidate who is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service or the Indian Foreign Service on the results of an earlier examination and continues to be a member of that service will not be eligible to compete at this examination.

In case such a candidate is appointed to the IAS/IFS after the Preliminary Examination of Civil Services Examination, 2013 is over and he/she continues to be a member of that service, he/she shall not be eligible to appear in the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2013 notwithstanding his/her having qualified in the Preliminary Examination, 2013.

Also provided that if such a candidate is appointed to IAS/IFS after the commencement of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2013 but before the result thereof and continues to be a member of that service, he/she shall not be considered for appointment to any service/post on the basis of the result of this examination viz. Civil Services Examination, 2013.

(vi) Physical Standards :
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Civil Services Examination, 2013 as per guidelines given in Appendix-III of Rules for Examination published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 5th March, 2013.

IAS 2013 Prelims Pattern and Syllabus

The prelims will consist of two papers common to all.

General Studies Paper I

Maximum marks : 200
Number of Questions : 100
Total Time : 120 minutes (02 hours)

SYLLABUS

1. Current events of national and international importance
2. History of India and Indian national movement
3. Indian and World Geography – physical, social, economic geography of India and the world
4. Indian Polity and governance – Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, public policy, Rights issues, etc.
5. Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives etc.
6. General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change – that do not require subject specialization
7. General Science

General Studies Paper II

Maximum marks : 200
Number of Questions : 80
Total Time : 120 minutes (02 hours)

SYLLABUS

1. Comprehension
2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
4. Decision making and problem solving
5. General mental ability
6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. – Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)
7. English language comprehension skills (Class X level)

Books for 2013 IAS Prelims

After the change in Prelims pattern and syllabus the focus is entirely on General Studies. These books for Prelims are highly recommended if you want to crack the Prelims in the very first attempt.

Tips on Filling the 2013 IAS Preliminary Form Online

  • Apply for the exam early as examination centre allocation is on first come first served basis and except for some centres, there is a limit to the maximum number of candidates allotted against each centre. So if you want your preferred centre, close to your location, apply as quickly as possible.
  • Fill in the correct details. Be very sure of your name and date of birth as entered in the Matriculation/SSC certificate. Date of birth once accepted by UPSC cannot be altered.
  • Make sure your photo and signature scan are clearly visible as these will be printed on the hall ticket to be issued by UPSC later.
  • You must enter a valid email as the registration details from Part I will be mailed to this email.
  • Don’t worry about optional selection at this stage as you don’t have to choose any optional in the Prelims application form. That will come later when applying for the Main exam.

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Ranjan Deka Boruah

sir,i m a graduated person..nd i want to appear indian civil service exam such as ips, ias..so could u ple tell me can i apply for the course…??

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RINKU RAWAL

sir plz give me basic knowledge of ias exam

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    Jagadha

    Your age should be below 30 years as on 1st August. Age relaxation for OBC is 3 years and for SE/ST 5 years. Start to prepare for exam before one year. History, Geography, Politics, Economics are main to pass in this exam. Maths and English knowledge needed equivalent to tenth standard. Current affairs, Attitude, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability skill needed to pass the examination.

    Reply
Pankaj kumar sharma

Namaskar sir i’m from rural background.& not from so rich femaily so that i can join any coaching centre.but i’m inteligent&self motivated. & also eager to attend the IAS exam. Sir please instruct me. Thanks&regards

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neelima.k

namaskar i completed my degree in telugu medium.i was interested to become a ips officer.so please give me a suggestion how to prepare for exam and please say nice coaching institute in banglore

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barkha

sir,
i have already completd 5 yrs service in army and got extension of another 5 yrs . My dob is 9 apr 1983. Can i go in for the ias exam next year 2014 based on condidition 3 vi and will i be eligible to get the certificate from mod as stated. Waiting for a mail from your side. thankyou

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chandanakala

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how many times to attempts to ias preliminary exam am belongs to sc pls replay me

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Pranjali pandey

sir,
hum B.tech(E.C.) ke student hai so ias prepration ke liye best subject name pls , suggest me

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MINAKSHI SINGH

sir,
BA 2nd year ke student hai so ias prepration ke liye subject and
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    sir,
    B.Tech 1st year ke student hai so ias prepration ke liye subject and
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      IAS 2013 – Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus and More
      March 8, 2013 by Lazylord 54 Comments

      UPSC has notified the Civil Services or IAS (Preliminary) Examination 2013 on 5th March 2013. There are approximately 1000 vacancies in the 2013 Civil Services Examination. The Prelims will be held on 26th May 2013. Online application of forms will commence from 5th March and concluded on 4th April 2013 (11.59 P.M). Candidates have to apply online at upsconline.com. There will be common Preliminary exam for Civil Services and Indian Forest Service; both having common syllabus. To be eligible to apply for 2013 Preliminary examination, following criteria has to be fulfilled.
      Eligibility for 2013 IAS Prelims

      (i) Nationality

      (1) For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
      (2) For other services, a candidate must be either:—
      (a) a citizen of India, or
      (b) a subject of Nepal, or
      (c) a subject of Bhutan, or
      (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India,
      or
      (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

      Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
      Provided further that candidates belonging to categories (b), (c) and (d) above will not be eligible for appointment to the Indian Foreign Service.

      A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

      (ii) Age Limits :

      (a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2013, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1992.

      (b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :

      (i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
      (ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
      (iii) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
      (iv) upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.
      (v) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commission Officers and ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2013 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2013) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service, or (iii) on invalidment.
      (vi) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2013 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
      (vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons.

      NOTE I : Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(ii)(b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.

      NOTE II : The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Reemployment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.

      NOTE III : The age concession under para 3(ii)(b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs who are released on own request.

      NOTE IV : Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (ii) (b) (vii) above, a physically disabled candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the physically disabled candidates by the Government.

      SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE THE AGE LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE RELAXED.

      The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.

      These certificates are required to be submitted only at the time of applying for the Civil Services (Main) Examination.

      No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

      The expression Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned-above.

      NOTE 1 : Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

      NOTE 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other examination of the Commission) on any grounds whatsoever.

      NOTE 3 : The candidate should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in column 3 of the Application Form for the Preliminary Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.

      (iii) Minimum Educational Qualifications :

      The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.

      NOTE I : Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their application for the Main Examination failing which such candidates will not be admitted to the Main Examination. The applications
      for the Main Examination will be called sometime in the month of August/September, 2013.

      NOTE II : In exceptional cases the Union Public Service Commission may treat a candidate who has not any of the foregoing qualifications as a qualified candidate provided that he/she has passed examination conducted by the other Institutions, the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission justifies his/her admission to the examination.

      NOTE III : Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for admission to the examination.

      NOTE IV : Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical Examination but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their applications for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, will be provisionally admitted to the Examination provided they submit along with their application a copy of certificate from the concerned authority of the University/ Institution that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their interview original Degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University/Institution that they had completed all requirements (including completion of internship) for the award of the Degree.

      (iv) Number of attempts:

      Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted four attempts at the examination.

      Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible.

      Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible shall be seven. The relaxation will be available to the candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

      Provided further that a physically handicapped will get as many attempts as are available to other nonphysically handicapped candidates of his or her community, subject to the condition that a physically handicapped candidate belonging to the General Category shall be eligible for seven attempts. The relaxation will be available to the physically handicapped candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

      NOTE :
      (i) An attempt at a Preliminary Examination shall be deemed to be an attempt at the Examination.

      (ii) If a candidate actually appears in any one paper in the Preliminary Examination, he/she shall be deemed to have made an attempt at the Examination.

      (iii) Notwithstanding the disqualification/cancellation of candidature, the fact of appearance of the candidate at the examination will count as an attempt.

      (v) Restrictions on applying for the examination :
      A candidate who is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service or the Indian Foreign Service on the results of an earlier examination and continues to be a member of that service will not be eligible to compete at this examination.

      In case such a candidate is appointed to the IAS/IFS after the Preliminary Examination of Civil Services Examination, 2013 is over and he/she continues to be a member of that service, he/she shall not be eligible to appear in the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2013 notwithstanding his/her having qualified in the Preliminary Examination, 2013.

      Also provided that if such a candidate is appointed to IAS/IFS after the commencement of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2013 but before the result thereof and continues to be a member of that service, he/she shall not be considered for appointment to any service/post on the basis of the result of this examination viz. Civil Services Examination, 2013.

      (vi) Physical Standards :
      Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Civil Services Examination, 2013 as per guidelines given in Appendix-III of Rules for Examination published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 5th March, 2013.
      IAS 2013 Prelims Pattern and Syllabus

      The prelims will consist of two papers common to all.

      General Studies Paper I

      Maximum marks : 200
      Number of Questions : 100
      Total Time : 120 minutes (02 hours)

      SYLLABUS

      1. Current events of national and international importance
      2. History of India and Indian national movement
      3. Indian and World Geography – physical, social, economic geography of India and the world
      4. Indian Polity and governance – Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, public policy, Rights issues, etc.
      5. Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives etc.
      6. General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change – that do not require subject specialization
      7. General Science

      General Studies Paper II

      Maximum marks : 200
      Number of Questions : 80
      Total Time : 120 minutes (02 hours)

      SYLLABUS

      1. Comprehension
      2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
      3. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
      4. Decision making and problem solving
      5. General mental ability

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shubham singh

hello sir, i am student of b.c.a 3rd sem, but i want to be an i.a.s officer .am i right for this decision or not.please tell me about this.
thank you……….

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Dheeraj

sir
i have filled the form but by any difficulty i not able to appear in an exam
should my chance is counted or not???
pls reply soon
thanks…..

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Usha Goyal

Sir,
I’m from Rajasthan. I’m doing this for the first time. I don’t know what to do and how to do. Is there an option to choose exam centre? When exams are going to be held ? What will be the charges ?Please help

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    amod saini

    these all thing r in form, u can choose from that, prepare for preliminary exam first n then final, next exam r in may june session,2014, charges r 100 rupees, if need any help contact me

    Reply
vinod

sir I am b.e.d with hindi and s.s.t can I apply for i a s

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Waqar

pls suggest me best books for general studies

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ashish

sir,
would u plz sugst me books for pre main exam
nd how many subject for ias prepration

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sathyapriya

sir i am studying B.E i willing to joint in I.A.S wt r the procedures sir

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suderani...:p

watch tv and do fb you will surely become an ias ….

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preethi

sir plz give me basic knowledge of ias exam with suggest me best books for general studies. and which sub is best. plz tell me sir…….

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    amod saini

    hello there r many GK or GS books u can choose one, subjects depends on ur Graduation stream…if u r engineer then take engineering subjects like that

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mona

sir please provide me with syllabus of compulsory sections and also throw some light on optional subjects that which subject we can take.
waiting for your rply.
thanking you !!
please send me a mail as soon as possible.i am presently doing engineering.

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PRARIT JAIN

TOTAL TIME FOR BECOME A IAS OFFICER ?

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ANAMIKA YADAV

sir i have completed my gradute degree what is suitable for me

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Surjeet Singh

Dear Sir,
I am a post graduate & belongs a poor family & doing a job in a private industry, now I want to make an IPS officer, but many times i think about myself that i have talent to qualify UPSC exams to be make an IPS officer or not. pls. give some guideline Asap.

Best Regards,

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nayaz

suggest me better idea in between self preparation or coaching.

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karishma arora

Sir i m in 12th st. From commerce stream….I want to bcm a ias officer..sir plz give me basic knowledge about this….thanks

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ANILA S

Sir,
I am a post graduate with NET and doing Ph.D. I wish to be an IAS officer. I am doing this for first time. so please give some guideline and also suggest me apt books for preparing.

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Mohammed Zubair

Sir i Completed my graduate Can I Eligible

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pooja jha

namaste sir, i have given BSC-IT final exam now and i am planning to go for IAS so, can u help me in doing the same.
and for which subjects i can go for .please guide because i don’t have any idea about the subjects and the preparations for doing it.

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Sharanpreet

Hello sir……
I am student of architecture 2 yr. My degree is of 5 yrs.Nd i want to b an IAS. Now i have 4 yrs. for the practice of IAS.Nd i am not a newspaper reader. So kindly suggest me wright books nd ways for the preparation for IAS exams…

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Ramashankar Mourya

Sir, I want to making a IAS officer.
I have completed my gradute degree.
what is suitable for me
Plz…tell me about something

My mail. ramashankar.kushwaha@gmail.com
My contact no. 09696268938

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santa banta

Recommend books for IAS exam preparation .I am a student of class 12 aspiring to be an IAS officer.

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Praveenkumar Reddy ObulReddy

I am a B tech third year I wish to be an IAS officer. I am doing this for first time. so please give some guideline and also suggest me apt books for preparing.
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Rajshekar Reddy

Sir!..may i know what are the optional subjects present in mains exam!!

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ARVIND KUMAR VERMA

I AM IN INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT AS TAX ASSISTANT AND I WANT TO PREPARE OF IAS

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priyadharshini s

Sir, I doing MCA. i need to know about all details to prepare IAS examination. can you please tell me the materials which were needed for IAS examination?

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kowsalyadevi m p

sir, i am doing PG degree. i have to know that how to prepare an IAS examination. can you please send me a mail about it and it’s materials?

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mohd imran alam

hello sir,

i have completed B.tech (2013 batch) and want to crack IAS2014. Wanna to know about syllabus according to mechanical
Engg.plz tell me sir as soon as possible…………… thanx and regard

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praveen.nagati

recently i completed my engg….I want to be an IPS officer.
what is suitable for me IAS or IPS
Plz…tell me about something
mai.: praveen.nagati247@gmail.com
mobile:09676085264

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m Beemaprakasam

sir,i want to attend IAS pls guide me.

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subhalaxmi routaray

hello,sir..i have completed my graduation in forestry…i am 21 now and want to prepare for civil service and attempt it in next year..i dont know how to prepare for it..plz guide me and subjects will be good in main exam as optional…i m waiting for ur reply….thanks n regards…

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om gadhwal

i m under graduat person i want apply for ias pls give mi sugestion about ias eligibility

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Gaurav singh

sir , can u plz tell me the exact physical eligibility for civil services examination .

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Mithun

Hello Sir,

I am Mithun Completed B.tech in Mechanical and working as a Engineering Professional i am 29 years old (D.O.B) 14th April 1984 i want to be an IAS Officer can you please suggest me from where and how will i start , I am a Native of Hyderabad

Thanks With Regards

Mithun

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arvind parashar

SIR
i have completed MBA (2013BATCH) .i want to be an IAS officer. so please give me a suggestion how to prepare for exam .i need to know about all details to prepare IAS examination. can you please tell me the materials which were needed for IAS examination?
plz tell me sir as soon as possible…………… thanx and regard

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Anamika

sir, i have completed my law graduation.
will it be a fine decision if i take law as my optional subject ???what do u think ?

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avinash

sir is there are any criteria of marks attained in 10 and 12 for ias…then pls tell those

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imran khan

hello Sir,
i want to know all thing about an ias exam,how to prepare or what type of question in ias exam ….can you plz tell me sir that how to prepare my self for ias exam,plz help me and give me full information about ias exam….
thanku…..

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pardeep

sir main b.a second year histry and geography se kar rha hu sir main ias exam ki tayari karna chatha hu so please sir mujhe bataye ki kis base par exam ki tyari suru karu or kon se subject ki study suru karu or kis kis base pr exam ayga please sir hlp me

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rahul kumar

sir , i am rahul kumar . i am studying in bscII . i am very excited for a preparing examination of ias. please help him sir

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RAKESH SINGH

hello subbarao sir ji aap wahi hain na delhi mian ias coaching institute hain,i think your faculty have always 90% pass out for ias student,glad to see you and motivating and your p.a have really help me out for my better seletion,lots of thanks to your faculty

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aniruddhsarma

sir please give me ias guidelines ihavecompleted my 12th class an doing ba (grduation)

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manish manohar

sir maine 2009 me B.com kiya ab main ias exam ki taiyari karna chahta hu main iski taiyari kaise karu mari padhai ka midium hindi tha plz mera margdarshan kare

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rohit dhanuk

m rohit sir..1st yr. botany.. i need ur guidance for cracking ias exam

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SWATI SHARMA

sir,
i am in std 10 i want to be an ias officer so pls guide me frm nw which stream to opt

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Ajay Mandal

sir please tell me how much days i have to prepare for cracking ias exam..

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Jyoti Singh

I am a degree holder and my date of birth is 25 august so i just want to knw that if i am eligible to fill the form of IAS and how Should i prepare for that pls give me guideliness to pass my exam in first attempt

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    Vimlaksh

    Of course you fill the form so long you have not crossed 30 yrs

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Priyanka

sir,
would u plz sugst me books for pre main exam
and how many subject for ias preparation..

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    Vimlaksh

    Books are already listed. Just follow the link in the sidebar.

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Manak chand prajapat

Thanks sir ji

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farhan siddiqui

sir i’m farhan i want more detail of civil service

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Pankaj chauhan

Hello..
i want know the date of IAS or UPSC exams and when i m apply for IAS or UPSC.

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Abhishek S Mishra

hi sir i complited my gradutions in 2013 and i want to appear to indian adminitrations service exame pls sir give me small suggetions of this chepter

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Krishna chaitanya

Hi,

I would like to know, Is it possible to Crack IAS with out leaving my job?? how much effort to put in (Dailly study hours??) . I am starting from scratch..

Thanks in advance.

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DILIP OJHA

Dear Sir,

i commerce graduate. i want to do IAS. plz help me. how to start where i have to fill the firm.

Thanks n Regards,

dilip ojha
m-9999444120

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Naman Jain

sir i am student of B.com.1st year. i want to do ias. how to start this caurse and how to take books of it.
sir please tell me.
Thank you!

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Syed Afrayeem

sir, i have completed my masters degree in seed science and technology (Agriculture). Can i apply for I A S exam………..

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Sabeel Ahmed

Sir. I have cmpltd b.com & pg diploma in accountancy .want to be ias officer. How is this 4 me

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bhanu diwedi

sir,i hv done MCA recently.i wnt to know that i m eligible for IAS,IPS exam .so plz inform me about my queries.

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gaurav prajapati

hello sir,i am student of b.tech. 1st year.but i want to be an IAS officer . so please inform me about my queries

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chara chakraborty

sir I want to prepare for IAS plss help me by suggesting books or routine. thank u,,

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Lalit kumar

sir i have do B tech by information tech. can i apply for ias

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vaibhav rathod

hello sir i am student of B.E 2 st year i am very excited for a preparing examination of ias. please help

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ankiteaj mehra

I am in 1st year(b.s.c.)
I only just need to know everything about ..syllabus,optional subject for good score,interviews,and what books n way i recommnded..

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ankitraj mehra

Waiting for ri8 time.

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Bhargavi says

sir am completed post graduation i want to prepare i.a.s pls help me how to go, suggesting books.thank u sir.

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ashok pal

i doing b.pharm can i eligible for preparation for i.a.s exam

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S K HARI KRISHNAN

PLEASE SEND ME IAS 2014 SYLLUBUS TO MY EMAIL ID skharikrishnan4@gmail.com
CELL NO :09618435640

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nayana

hai sir, i finisahed my b.e in 2013 batch i want details about mains subject, is there any regional language is compulsary as optional sub?

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sai prem

what are good books for ias

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Abhishek Dubey

namestey sir,i have done a diploma in nursing,now i m doing gradutation in nursing or i m interested in giving exams of IAS .so did i give the exams.after the nursing gradutation or either i had to done a another gradutation like,(B.A.,B.SC.,B.COM,

)

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    Vimlaksh

    You can complete your graduation in nursing and then appear for civils. No issues.

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Srikanth

Hello sir ,
I completed my b.tech from electrical background but 4years of engineering , it took 6years to complete for me. Am I eligible for IAS.

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shahbazuddin

sir i did b.tech from manav bharti university himachal pradesh,solan… it is reconised by u.g.c under section 2(f) 1956
and by state govt..so iwant to know am i elegible for ias.plz reply

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r.johal

dear sir or mam
I am johal from patiala. my cell no 9988664264. aur hun IAS karna chah te Hein kya AAP mujhe Yeh bata skate Hein Ki patiala mein kahan pe coaching centre hai aur best bhi. so plz tell me aap mujhe mere mobile pe ya I’d pe sms send kar Dena plz ok I m wating.

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prashant yadav

sir,
sir mai BE kr rha hu electrical & electronics branch se kaya yh branch bale ias ka form bhar skte hai

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suresha cn

sir am studying 3rd year engg, i aimed @ became a IAS officer…. is it nessecery to prepare from these days only? if it nessecery, how i preparing? please give me the solution

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AK

Hi, when the for is fill for IAS and IPS.
Please tell me.

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simranpal singh

sir i have just passed my +2 nw only sir which field is better for cracking the exam of ias b tech cse is better or bsc agriculture is better or simple ba is better which one is the best?

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Pranav

sir,
can you please tell me what are the minimum marks needed to clear the first and second stage of IAS exam

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pradeep

Hi sir , i completed my bcom from eiilm university in distance mode. civils is my life ambition. please tell me that my degree is valid for civil examination. please help me out in this task?

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shwetha G

hi sir …. i am diploma holder is it diploma is degree or i should complete my engg ha to do ias …suggest me sir

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vikas yadav

sir i want to know that what would be the syllabus of ias if a mechanical engineer want to creak the exam

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sandeep ola

I am a bio Iyear student. I passed 12class with 81% percentage. Now I want to prepare for IAS so first whai I am doing.

PLEASE ANSWER ME.

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    Vimlaksh

    Start with reading newspapers daily and current affairs magazine plus a general awareness book like Manorama year book

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rajapriya

Sir am doing m.phil-chemistry can i able to prepare for IAS Sir also ple tel me where i ve to register for getting current affairs

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Saurabh

I got merely 47% in 12th & 57% in 10th & 63% in B.Tech(IT). DOB is 29-06-1986, I am having around 3 years of experience in Software Development. Am I eligible for IAS 2014 ?? Thanks in Anticipation!

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Arjun

Hello Sir,
I would like to know only one thing that,whether a person who have eye problem, i mean who have less eye power are they can to join ias.
Kindly reply for this messege.Thank you.

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Mithilesh kr.pandey

sir,namaskar mai police constable hoon main ias ka preparation karna chatta hue or ish saal 3 year ka exam hai sir kya yeh possible hai to please mujhe solution bataye.

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raghu

hi sir….person with brain tumour will be rejected in medical examniations and will he be rejctd for ias?

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hitesh

sir i have compltd bsc it from correspondance .am i eligible for ips exam

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muniruddin

Sir I have completed Bsc MLT, course so plz send me the whole eligibility criteria syllabus for 2014 preliminary examination.
Contact no: 9999056099.
Email address:-uneeruddin.ahmad0@gmail.com
plz guide sir thanx

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nitin

sir I in ias if 40%disability i have completed my b.s.cin 2013.

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    Vimlaksh

    Hello Nitin,

    Eligibility for disability varies by type of disability. Which one are you referring?

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naina elizabeth

i am studying in 9 th standard my dream is 2 b a ias with m.b.b.s ,

sir how i can prepare 4 this now onward

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Chandan kumar sahoo

Sir,I’m a student of b.sc. 1st yr.I want to be an ias officers.can i apply this form in b.sc. Finnal yr before exam plz sugest me

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    Vimlaksh

    Yes you can provided you complete graduation at the time of mains

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Chandan kumar sahoo

How many percent required in b.sc.

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Abdul khader u

HAI SIR,
NOW M STUDYING B.C.A.(1ST) IN MANGLORE UNIVERSITY.I WANNA BE AN I.A.S. OFFICER.BUT M SO WEEK IN MATHS. SO LET ME KNOW ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF MATHS IN I.A.S.

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vishal

SIR,
wts da minimum % requires nd the duration for becoming an ias officer nd da syllabus requires for it …

Thanking You .
vishal

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Srinivas

Hello sir my sister wants to become I A S or K A S Office She has passed her 10th but Failed In 2nd puc and now she has completed her B.A in open university is she “Eligibility” to take I A S OR K A S exams plz mail me or reply plz sir…………

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    Vimlaksh

    As long as the university is recognised by UGC, she is eligible for IAS…

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purushotam chandrakar

sir iam a maths student. I passed 12class with 93.6%% percentage. Now I want to prepare for IAS so first whai I am doing plz guide me and 9876991822

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shiv narayan tiwari

Sir mai ek garib ghar se hu lekin mujhe ips banna h to mai kya karu sir mujhe aap solution de mai final year diploma ka mechanical branch se hu aap mujhe solution de sir plz sir

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shekhar garg

namaskar sir,
i am cleared my 12th standard from science stream in 2015 my D.O.B is 27sep,1998 i am interested to be a IAS officer and i am very confused what could i do? plz suggest me what i have to do to be a IAS officer i am waiting for your answer.send me your answer soon.
thanks with very regardfully

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kayum sayed

Sr my berth date 12 12 81 he kya muze ias ki exam de sakta hu

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neeraj singh

I m engineer & my d.o.b is 26-6-1990 i m egilibal fill the I.A.S lable form which sub will be chose pls informe me
THANKS

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