UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Notification Out – Check Notification, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Notification : Notification has been issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), according to which the notification of UPSC Civil Service Exam 2024 will be issued on 14 February 2024 and the application process will be started. All those who want to fill the application for UPSC Civil Service Exam can do so on 14 February. You can apply online by visiting the official website

Complete information about UPSC Civil Service Exam 2024 is given on this post. Read the information completely and apply for the vacancy.

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Notification Exam Date

UPSC CSE Notification 202414 February 2024
UPSC CSE 2024 date of filling out the application14 February 2024
Last date to fill out the application5 March 2024
UPSC Prelims 202426 May 2024
UPSC CSE Mains 202420 September 2024
Interview DateTo be announced
Final Results for UPSC 2024To be announced

Vacancies and Posts

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 – Total 1056 which includes 40 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category. UPSC Civil Services Examination has two categories for the division of posts- Group A and Group B.

  • Group A – All India Services
  • Group B – Central Services

UPSC Recruitment 2024 Notification For 1056 CSE Posts

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Educational Qualification

Graduation (Bachelor)

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university. Candidates in their final year of graduation can also apply provisionally, but they must submit proof of passing the degree examination before the specified date.

Selection Process

  • Preliminary examination, also known as UPSC Prelims.
  • Main examination.
  • Personality Test or UPSC Interview.

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Age Limit

Your maximum age to apply for this post is given below Not Specified

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 32 years

Application Fees

You will have to deposit some amount at the time of filling the application form

UR/OBC/EWS Candidates – ₹25/-
SC/ ST/PWD/Women/Others Candidates – Nil

Salary Structure

As per rule.

Important Documents Check Here.

  • Photo and Signature (Light color background photo)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Employment Certificate
  • PAN Card and Aadhar Card (ID Proof)
  • Education Certificate (8th Pass & 10th Other)

How to Apply

Mode – Online

You can use the online medium to apply for this post.

To apply, first go to the official website.

At the top you will see a button of UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Recruitment. Notification which has to be clicked

An application form will appear in front of you from which you have to fill your personal details and register

After filling the form, pay the application fee through online mode and click on the submit button.

Take a print out of the failed application form which will be useful for future use.

In this way you can easily fill up the form.

UPSC Age Limit And Number of Attempts

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024

CategoryAge LimitNumber of Attempts
General Category & EWS32 years6 attempts
OBC (with certificate)32 years + 3 years9 attempts
SC/ST32 years + 5 yearsUnlimited attempts
Physically Disabled32 years + 10 yearsGen/OBC/Person with Benchmark Disability (EWS category) – 9 attempts & SC/ST – Unlimited attempts
Jammu & Kashmir Domicile32 years + 5 years + (3 years if OBC or 5 Years if SC/ST)Number of attempts depends on the reserved category
Disabled and discharged Defence service personnel32 years + 3 years + (3 years if Gen/OBC or 5 years if SC/ST)
Ex-Servicemen Commission Officer32 years + 5 years + (3 years if OBC or 5 Years if SC/ST)

UPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2024

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 calender

UPSC Exam 2023Application & Notification DateLast Date of ApplicationUPSC Exam Dates 2024
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  13th January 2024 [2 days]
Engineering Services (Prelims) Exam 202406th September 202326th September 202318th February 2024 [1 day]
Combined Geo-Scientist (Prelims) Exam 202420th September 202310th October 202318th February 2024 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  24th February 2024 [2 days]
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-202429th November 202319th December 202310th March 2024 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  09th March 2024 [2 days]
NDA & NA 1 Exam 202420th December 202309th January 202421st April 2024 [1 day]
CDS 1 Exam 202420th December 202309th January 202421st April 2024 [1 day]
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 202414th February 202405th March 202426th May 2024 [1 day]
Indian Forest Service (Prelims) Exam 202414th February 202405th March 202426th May 2024 [1 day]
I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 202410th April 202430th April 202421st June 2024 [3 days]
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2024  22nd June 2024 [2 days]
Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2024  23rd June 2024 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  06th July 2024 [2 days]
Combined Medical Services Exam 202410th April 202430th April 202414th July 2024 [1 day]
UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam (ACs) Exam24th April 202414th May 202404th August 2024 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Exam  10th August 2024 [2 days] 
NDA & N.A. (II) Exam 202415th May 202404th June 202401st September 2024 [1 day]
C.D.S. (II) Exam 202415th May 202404th June 202401st September 2024 [1 day]
Civil Services (Main) Exam 2024  20th September 2024 [5 days]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Exam  19th October 2024 [2 days]
Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam 2024  24th November 2024 [7 days]
S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE11th September 202401st October 202407th December 2024 [2 days]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  21st December 2024 [2 days]

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024 Exam Pattern

Stage 1UPSC Prelims
Stage 2UPSC Mains
Stage 3Interview/ Personality Test
UPSC Prelims Exam Pattern
Number of papers2
Language of paperEnglish
Duration of exam4 hours (2 hours each)
Number of questionsGeneral Studies paper 1: 100
General Studies paper 2: 80
Maximum marks400 (200 each)
Qualifying marks33%
UPSC Main Exam Pattern
Number of papers9
Language of paperEnglish
Descriptive paper: Candidates can appear for language paper in 22 languages mentioned in schedule 8 of the Indian constitution
UPSC Mains Exam Duration3 hours each
SubjectsCompulsory Indian language
General Studies I
General Studies II
General Studies III
General Studies IV
Optional I
Optional II
Number of questionsPart A and B: 300 each
General studies and optional paper: 250 each
Maximum marks1750
Number of Attempts6 – General
9 – OBC, PwBD
Unlimited – SC/ST

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

for History

Ancient HistoryMedieval HistoryModern History
Pre-Historic Times
Indus Valley Civilization
Rig Vedic Period
Later Vedic Period
Mauryan Empire
Post-Mauryan Period
Gupta Period
Harshwardhana Period
Sangam Period (South-Indian Dynasties)
Famous Early Medieval Indian Dynasties (Pallavas, Pratiharas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas)
Cholas and South Indian Kingdoms
Early Muslim Invasions
The Delhi Sultanate
Afghans, Rajputs & Mughals
Establishment of the North-Indian Empire
The Mughal Empire
Marathas and the Other Indian States
The decline of the Mughal Empire
Vijaynagar Empire
Advent of Europeans
British Expansion
Administration before 1857
Economic Policies of the British
Impact of British Administration
Revolt of 1857
Administrative Changes after 1857
Development of Civil Services
Development of Education
Development of Press
Socio-Religious Reforms
Peasant Movements
Revolutionary Nationalism
Indian National Movement-I (1905-1918)
Indian National Movement-II (1918-1929)
Indian National Movement-III (1930-1947)
Governors-General and Viceroys of India
Constitutional Development of Indian


Fundamentals of Geography (Physical Geography)Principles of Indian Geography
General Geography
Earth Evolution
Earth’s Interior
Geology and Rock System
Geomorphic Process
Earthquakes and Volcanism
Distribution of Continents and Oceans
Landforms and their evolution
Landforms across the world
Submarine Relief Features
Temperature and Salinity
Waves, Oceans, Currents, Tides
Marine Resources
Ocean, Deposits and Corals
Inversion of Temperature
Insolation and Heat Budget
Air Mass, Fronts, Cyclones and Jet Streams
Wind and Pressure Belts
Climate Zones of the World
Bio Geography
Soil Characteristics
Vegetation Resources
Human and Economic Geography
Demography and Census
Human Development
Economic Activities
Transport and Communication
International Trade
Indian Geography
Physiography of India
Drainage System
Soils in India
Natural Vegetation
Settlements and Urbanization
Land Resource
Mineral Resource
Energy Resource
Agriculture and Basic Terminology
Recent development in agriculture
Productivity of Crops
Recent developments in Industry and Transport
World Regional Geography
Continents, Countries, and Cities
Location in News

Art & Culture

Paintings (Mural & Miniature)
Pottery Tradition
Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Theater, Martial Arts)
Religion and Literature
National and Regional Festivals

for Environment

Environment & EcologyBiodiversity
Origin of Life Forms
Basic Concepts of Ecology
Ecosystem Functions
Population Ecology
Adaptation of Species and Interactions
Terrestrial Ecosystem
Aquatic Ecosystem
Nutrient Cycling
Basics of Biodiversity
Animal and Plant Diversity
Threats to Biodiversity
Biodiversity Conservation
Coral Reefs
Resource Degradation and Management
Environmental Pollution
Climate Change
Environmental Governance


Evolution of the Consitution
Salient Features of the Indian Constitution
Union Territories
Fundamental Rights
Directive Principles of State Policy
Fundamental Duties
System of Governance
Union Executive
Union Legislature
State Executive
State Legislature
Local Government
UT and Special Areas
Constitutional & Non-Constitutional Bodies
Political Dynamics (Political Parties, Elections, Pressure Groups)
International Relations


Basic Concepts
Macroeconomic Concepts
Microeconomic Concepts
Economic Measurements
National Income & Its Calculation
Economic Growth and Development
Money & Banking
Money Function & Classification
Financial Markets & Its Instruments
Banking Structure in India
Public Finance in India
Fiscal Policy
Centre-state Distribution
Tax Structure in India
Meaning, Objective & History
Planning Institutions
Five-Year Plans in India
NITI Aayog
Open Economy
Foreign Trade Concepts
International Organizations
Trade Agreements
Recent Development
Economic Sectors
Employment and Unemployment
Government Schemes and Programmes

General Science

Science & Technology in India
IT and Communication
Materials, Nano Technology and Robotics
Nuclear Technology
Intellectual Property Rights and Other Miscellaneous Issues

CSAT Syllabus for UPSC Prelims Exam

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision-making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numerical skills (covering orders of magnitude, numbers & their relations, etc.) at the Class X level
  • Data Interpretation (involving graphs, charts, tables, data sufficiency, etc.) at the Class X level.

UPSC Mains Syllabus 2024

Paper-AOne of the Indian Languages (Qualifying)Indian languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution (Candidates can choose any one)
Paper-BEnglish (Qualifying)English language and comprehension skills
Paper-IEssayCandidates have to write two essays, one each from Section-A and Section-B.
Paper-IIGeneral Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History, and Geography)Indian art and culture, history of India and the world, geography of India and the world
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice, and International Relations)Indian Constitution, governance, and social justice issues, international relations
Paper-IVGeneral Studies III (Technology, Economic Development, Biodiversity, Environment, Security, and Disaster Management)Technology, economic development, biodiversity, environment, security, disaster management
Paper-VGeneral Studies IV (Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude)Ethics, integrity, and aptitude
Paper-VI & VIIOptional Subject – Paper 1 & Paper 2Candidates can choose one optional subject from the list provided by UPSC

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NOTE – इस पोस्ट पर दी गई सारी जानकारी अन्य न्यूज़ वेबसाइट एवं जॉब के ऑफिशियल वेबसाइट से ली गई है।हमारी वेबसाइट पर किसी भी प्रकार का कोई भी जॉब नहीं दिया जाता है। जॉब प्राप्त करने के लिए आपको ऑफिशियल वेबसाइट पर जाकर अप्लाई करना होगा और सारी प्रक्रियाओं को पूरा करना होगा यहां आपको केवल जॉब से रिलेटेड जानकारियां दी जाती हैं.

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