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General Studies Timings

  • 1st Batch  - 7:30 AM- 9:30 AM
  • 2nd Batch - 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
  • 3rd Batch - 5:15 PM- 7:15 PM

CSAT Timings

  • 1st Batch - 10:00 AM -11:00 AM
  • 2nd Batch - 3:00 PM -5:00 PM 

Important facts about Indian Civil Services

  • Backbone of Administrative machinery of the country.
  • One of the most prestigious services-diverse and challenging
  • Two types

    • All India Services
    • Central Services

Types of All India Services

  •  Indian Administrative Service
  •  Indian Foreign Service
  •  Indian Police Service

IAS-Rank and Structure:-

Position in Govt. of India

Equivalent in State Govt.

  • Under Secretary
  • Deputy Secretary
  • Director
  • Joint Secretary
  • Addl. Secretary
  • Secretary
  • Cabinet Secretary
  • Deputy Secy/Addl. DM
  • Joint Secy/DM/DC
  • Special Secy
  • Secretary
  • Principal Secretary
  • Chief Secretary
  •  Deputy Secy/Addl. DM
  •  Joint Secy/DM/DC
  •  Special SecySecretary
  •  Principal Secretary
  •  Chief Secretary

IFS-Career and Rank Structure:-

At Embassy At Ministry of External Affairs
  • Third Secretary (entry level)
  • Second Secretary
  • Councilor
  • Minister
  • Deputy High Commissioner/Permanent Representative
  • Ambassador/High commissioner
  • Under Secretary
  • Deputy Secretary
  • Director
  • Joint Secretary
  • Additional Secretary
  • Secretary
  • IPS-Career and Rank Structure:-

    Position in State Govt.

    • ACP
    • ADCP
    • SP
    • DCP
    • Addl. Commissioner Police
    • Joint Commissioner
    • Commissioner  Police

     

    Equivalent in GOI

    • DSP
    • ASP
    • SP
    • SSP
    • DIG
    • IG
    • ADGP
    • DGP

    List of services Group –A Services

    • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service
    • Indian Audit and Account Service
    • Indian Customs and central Excise Service
    • Indian Defence Accounts Service
    • Indian Revenue Service
    • Indian Ordnance Factories Service
    • Indian Postal Service
    • Indian Civil Accounts Service
    • Indian Railway Traffic Service
    • Indian Railway Accounts Service
    • Indian Railway Personnel Service
    • Posts of Assistant Security Officer in Railway Protection Force
    • Indian Defence Estates Service
    • Indian Information Service

    List of services Group – B Services

    • Railway Board Secretariat Service
    • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
    • Customs Appraisers’ Service
    • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service and Police Service
    • Pondicherry Civil Service

    PROSPECTS/ REMUNERATION:-

    • Appointment to IAS, IPS, IFS and other allied Services like Post & Telegraph, Revenue, Railways etc depending upon Rank.
    • Appointment offers executive power; time bound promotions and automatic increase in privileges.
    • Job Security Perks: Accommodation, transport, medical benefits, leave travel concession etc.
    • Immense satisfaction one derives from being able to be part of development and decision making process of the country apart from serving the countrymen.

    Salary / Remuneration:-

    • Govt. of India has fixed salary grades for Civil Servants.
    • Junior Officers: 15600-39100 (Grade Pay - 5400)
    • Senior Officers: 15600-39100 (Grade Pay - 6600)
    • Junior Admin Grade: 15600-39100 (Grade Pay - 7600)
    • Selection Grade: 37400-67000 (Grade Pay-8700)
    • Addl. Secy : 37400-67000 (Grade Pay - 10000)
    • Secy/Cabinet Secy: 80,000

    Perks and Allowances:-

    • HRA (or Official Accommodation)
    • Dearness Allowance (revised on a half yearly basis)
    • Official Vehicle
    • House Helps
    • Perks like Electricity/Water bills, phone bills etc.

    ELIGIBILITY:-

    Academic Qualification

    • Graduation level degree from any university incorporated by Act of central or State legislature in India, an educational institution deemed to be a university under Sec-3 of UGC Act, 19556 or an equivalent qualification.
    • Professional and technical qualifications recognized by Government.

    Age limit

    Must have attained age of 21 years but less than 30 years as on 1st August of the year of appearing in the exam.

    Relaxation in Age Limit:-

    • Upper age limit relaxable in following cases:
      • Maximum 5 years for SC/ST candidates
      • Maximum 3 years for OBC candidates not belonging to creamy layer
      • Maximum 5 years for candidates domiciled in J&K from 1980 onwards
      • Maximum 3 years for Defence Services Personnel disabled in operations
      • Maximum 5 years for ex serviceman including commissioned officers who have rendered at least 5 years of military service
      • Maximum 10 years in case of blind, deaf, mute and orthopedically handicapped persons
      • Provision of cumulative age relaxation

    Number of Attempts:-

    • General Candidates – 4 attempts
    • OBC Candidates – 7 attempts
    • SC/ST Candidates – no restriction on number of attempts provided he/she is still under the age limit.
    • Physically handicapped: same as other candidate of his/her community but 7 attempts if they are from general category.
    THE EXAM:-
    • Is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission.
    • Notification in Employment News (November/December issues) and at the official website of UPSC (www.upsc.gov.in)
    • Comprises of three stages:
      • Preliminary Examination /CSAT
      • Mains Examination
      • Interview/ Personality Test
    PRE/CSAT:- (In August)
    • The screenings stage/qualifying stage.
    • Comprises two objectives type papers held in one day
      • General Studies
        • Current Affairs
        • Indian Polity
        • Indian History
        • Indian Economy
        • Geography
        • Science and technology
        • Indian Art and Culture
        • General Aptitude: Basic Maths, Logical Reasoning and English
    New CSAT Syllabus

    Paper I : 200 marks (Duration 2 hours)

    Paper II : 200 marks (Duration 2 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 World
    • Indian Polity and Governance: Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj , Public Policy, Rights issues
    • Economic and Social Development: Sustainable development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social sector initiatives.
    • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, Climate Change,- that don’t require subject specialization.

    General Science

    • Comprehension
    • Interpersonal skills including communication Skills
    • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    • Decision making and Problem solving.
    • General mental ability
    • Basic Numeracy (Numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) Data Interpretation Skills (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency Class X Level)

    English Language Comprehension Skills.

    MAIN EXAM:- (In December)
    • The most critical and decisive stage.
    • The main examination comprises of nine papers, all of them of a descriptive type conducted within a span of 5 days.
    • It is designed to test not only the academic talent of the aspirant but also his ability to coordinate and present his knowledge in a clear and coherent manner. The main Examination is intended toassess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory.

    The scope of the syllabus for the optional subject papers for the examination is broadly of the honours degree level i.e. a level higher than the bachelor’s degree and lower than the master’s degree. In the case of Engineering and Law, the level corresponds to the bachelor’s degree.

    • Comprises of nine papers
      • General Studies – 4 papers of 250 marks each
      • 1 Optional – 2 papers of 250 marks each
      • Essay 250 marks
      • English language (qualifying)
      • Regional language (qualifying)
    Main Examination New Pattern
    • The written examination will consist of the following papers:
    • One paper on English and One paper on Regional language for 300 marks each. This will be qualifying in nature. That means marks  obtaining for these 2 papers will not be conted for ranking. 

    Paper-I

      Essay                                                                             

    250 Marks

    NOTE: English Comprehension and precis was included in the new pattern, but dropped on 21 March 2013. And marks for this paper has been revised and the new marks is 250

     

    Paper-II

    General Studies–I (Indian Heritage and Culture,    History and Geography of the World and Society)     

    250 Marks

    Paper-III

     

    General Studies –II (Governance, Constitution,

    Polity, Social Justice and

    International relations)

    250 Marks

     

    Paper-IV

     

    General Studies –III (Technology, Economic Development,  Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)

    250 Marks

     

    Paper-V

    General Studies –IV (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude)

    250 Marks

     

    Paper-VI

    Optional Subject – Paper 1

    250 Marks

    Paper-VII

    Optional Subject – Paper 2

    250 Marks

     

     Sub Total (Written test)

    1750 Marks

     

    Personality Test

    275 Marks.

     

     Grand Total

    2025 Marks

    Interview/Personality test:-

    • Candidates who clear the Mains exams successfully are called for personality test.
    • Conducted at UPSC, New Delhi.
    • Board of five headed by a chairperson
    • Questions are asked mainly on bio-data and profile
    • Hobbies and Interests
    • Home town/district/State
    • Educational Background
    • Past job experiences
    • Situational questions

    HOW TO APPLY:-

    • One has to apply online.
    • by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. The online Applications can be filled.
    • Candidates are issued an e-admission certificate 3 weeks before the date of examination which is available onwww.upsc.gov.in for downloading by candidates. No admission certificate is sent by post.

    HOW TO PREPARE:-

    • When to start
      • As soon as you make up your mind
      • Ideally a year before writing the first Prelims
    • Choosing subjects
      • 1 optional for Mains
    • List of optional subjects available in employment news and UPSC website.
    • Criteria for selecting:
      • Interest / Background
      • Availability of reading material/good coaching
      • Scorability

    Strategy for CSAT:-

    • Strategy varies from candidates to candidate
    • Broadly:
    • One national newspaper (The Hindu)
    • One monthly magazine (Chronicle/Wizard/CSR etc)
    • Yojana
    • NCERTs – class 8 to 12.
    • Practicing math’s (Class X level), logical reasoning
    • Decent comprehension of English

    Strategy for Mains:-

    • Nine papers, all of them of a descriptive type conducted within a span of 5 days.
    • Designed to test not only the academic talent of the aspirant but also his ability to coordinate and present his knowledge in a clear and coherent manner.
    • To assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory.
    • The scope of the syllabus for the optional subject papers for the examination is broadly of the honours degree level i.e. a level higher than the bachelor’s degree and lower than the master’s degree. In the case of Engineering and law, the level corresponds to the bachelor’s degree.
    • Questions are descriptive.
    • 5 markers, 10 markers, 20 and 30 markers.
    • Lengthy paper, there time management is crucial.
    • Plan a schedule for GS and Optional and follow it rigorously.
    • For GS: The latest trend has a marked shift towards current affairs.
    • One national newspaper. (Hindu, TOI)
    • One standard monthly.
    • Government publications (Yojana/Kurukshetra)
    • TV debates on national, international and social issues.
    • Cover the entire syllabus but focus on questions asked frequently by referring to past year papers.
    • Practice answers writing vigorously.
      • What you know is less important, how you present your knowledge in the paper is more important.
      • A, B, C of answer writing: Accuracy, Brevity, Clarity.
      • More Analytical than mere narration of facts.
      • Prepare notes.
      • Study buddies/Group Discussions.
      • Mutual gain of knowledge

    INTERVIEW:-

    • Qualities tested in interview apart from intelligence:
      • Balance of judgement
      • Ability to handle pressure
      • Attentiveness/presence of mind
      • Positive attitude
      • Reasoning ability
      • Appreciation of different points of view
      • Awareness and concern for socio economic problems.

    How to Prepare:

    • Continuous process. Personality cannot be developed in a few days.
    • General awareness.
    • Good Communication skills.
    • Positive and constructive thinking
    • Self analysis of one’s strengths and weaknesses.
    • Mock interviews.
    • Tips for D-Day
      • Good personal turnout and right posture
      • Positive body language
      • Confidence (not over confidence)
      • Calm and composed when faced with provocative questions
      • Answer to the point.
      • Don’t bluff!!!

    Role of coaching:-

    • Important to maintain motivation, guidance & support
    • A supplement but not a substitute to self study.