Civil Services Examination – Preliminary Info

Tentative Schedule(i) Notification of Examination –  November/December of previous year(ii) Conduct of Examination – May

Age – limits:  21-30 years as on 1st August of the year of Examination.

Certain categories of persons as specified in the Commission’s Notice as published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar are eligible for age relaxation.

Educational Qualification: Degree of a Recognised University or equivalent.

Candidates appearing in the requisite Degree qualification are also eligible for appearing in the examination, however, they are supposed to submit proof of passing the requisite qualification along with with Detailed Application Form for Civil Services (Main) Examination.

Scheme of CS (Preliminary) Examination: The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks.
The Question Papers (Test Booklets) are set in English & Hindi
General Studies Paper – I   (200 Marks)

General Studies Paper – II  (200 Marks)