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Old September 4th, 2013, 02:44 PM
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Will you please provide me information about the age limit for the OBC candidates for participate in the IAS examination ?
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Old September 5th, 2013, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: IAS Age Limit for OBC

Here I am giving you some details about the age limit required for IAS examination..

General Category: 30 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC): 33 years
Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes: 35 years

Blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons:
40 years

Attempts limit:

General category : 4 times
OBC/PH category : 7 times.
Exam pattern :
The Civil Services Exams (IAS Exams) are conducted in three phases.
Phase I: CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)
Phase II: Mains (Civil Services Mains)
Phase III: Personality test (interview)

Syllabus for the IAS pre exam :

Pre exam consists two compulsory papers of 200 marks each.

Paper I - (200 marks) Duration : Two hours
Current events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights
Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics,
Social Sector initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require
subject specialization.
General Science.

Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours

Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Decision-making and problem-solving
General mental ability
Basic numeric (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)
English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
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