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Hello Sir, How to become an Indian Administrative Services IAS officer in India so can you tell me?
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Old December 7th, 2017, 03:07 PM
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Indian Administrative Service IAS is one of the prestigious services for the which the UPSC conduct Civil Services Examination (CSE) for selecting the candidates

An officer selected into the Indian Administrative Service gets exposure in very diverse roles like the collector, commissioner, head of public sector units, chief secretary, cabinet secretary etc.

The UPSC CSE consists of 3 stages – Prelims, Mains, and Interview.

IAS Exam Eligibility Criteria

Graduation degree in any subject from recognised University.

Final year students can also apply.

Age Limits

The minimum age to appear for UPSC Civil Services Exam is 21 years.

Upper age limit for General category is 32 years, for OBC it is 35 years while for SC/ST it is 37 years.

IAS Exam Number of attempts

The number of attempts permissible for a general category candidate in UPSC CSE is 6.

For OBC candidates the number of attempts permitted it 9.

SC/ST category candidates will have unlimited attempts till they attain the upper age limit to appear for UPSC CSE.

IAS syllabus

The Civil Services Preliminary exam comprises of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II).

The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

The written examination (main) will consist of the following nine papers, but only 7 papers will be counted for final merit ranking.

The main exam has 1750 marks while interview has 275 marks.
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