UPSC Civil Services 2022: Check out eligibility, last date and other details

UPSC Civil Services 2022: Check out eligibility, last date and other details
  • UPSC is looking forward to filling up 861 Civil Service positions.
  • The last date to apply for the opportunity is February 22.
  • Candidates will have to appear for two rounds of written test and one personality test/interview.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services has released a notification inviting applications to fill up 861 vacancies. The application process will remain open till 6 p.m. February 22.

Candidates will have to appear for the preliminary test to be conducted by the UPSC on June 5. Those candidates who qualify can appear for the main examination later.

Candidates clearing both the rounds will then be called for a personal interview/personality test.

Indian citizens, aged between 21 and 32, who have graduated from an institution recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) can apply.

Even refugees from Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugees are eligible to apply for these positions.


Every candidate is allowed to give six attempts. Candidates belonging to categories other than general get more attempts.

CategoryNo. of attempts allowed
Scheduled Castes (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)unlimited
Other Backward Class (OBC)9
Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)9

Who is not eligible for UPSC prelims?

  1. A candidate who is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service/ Indian Foreign Service/ Indian Police Service based on the results of an earlier exam and continues to be a member of that service will not be eligible to appear at the Civil Services Examination-2022.
  2. Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Civil Services Examination, 2022.
Candidates, except women, SC, ST,PwBD categories, will have to pay a nominal fee of ₹100 by remitting the money in any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) or by using visa/master/RuPay credit/debit card or by using internet banking of SBI.

Interested candidates can fill out the online application form here and get detailed information here.

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