UPSC Civil Services Mains DAF II 896 Posts updated on 13th August 2022

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and Indian Police Service (IPS). Also simply referred to as the UPSC examination, it is conducted in three phases – a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II also popularly known as Civil Service Aptitude Test or CSAT), and a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type, in which two papers are qualifying and only marks of seven are counted followed by a personality test (interview).

Civil Service (Mains) Exam

Brief Information of this Sarkari Job in 2020

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published notification for the recruitment of Civil Service (Mains) Exam 2019 vacancies on permanent basis. Those Candidates who are Interested to the following vacancy and completed all Eligibility Criteria can read the notification & apply online.

Last Date27-Jan-2020
Advertisement No.04/2019-CSP
Post NameUPSC Civil Services Mains DAF II Personality Test Dates Announced
Total Vacancies896
LocationAcross, India
Fee DetailsGeneral: Rs. 100/- SC/ ST/ Female & PwBD: Nill Payment Mode: Depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash/ Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit card

Vacancy Details of this Sarkari Job in 2020

Sr.Post NameNo.of PostsQualificationAge Limit
1Civil Service (Mains) Exam896Degree21 to 32 Years

Dates to Remember for this Govt. Job

Start Date17-Jan-2020
End Date27-Jan-2020
Date of Advertisement17-Jan-2020
Latest Update20/06/2020
Personality Test Schedule17 to 28-02-2020, 02 to 06, 11 to 13, 16 to 20, 23 to 27, 30 & 31-03, 01 & 03-04-2020
Date for Persobnality Test for Remaining Candidates20 to 30-07-2020


The Civil Services Examination is based on the British era Imperial Civil Service tests, as well as the civil service tests conducted by old Indian empires such as the Mauryan Empire and Mughal Empire. It is considered to be the most difficult competitive examination in India. A single attempt takes two complete years of preparation – one year before the prelims and one year from prelims to interview. In total, one sits in actual exam for 32 hours from prelims till interview. On average, 900,000 to 1,000,000 candidates apply every year and the number of candidates sitting in the preliminary examination is approximately 550,000.Results for the Prelims are published in mid-August, while the final result is published in May of the next year.


  • For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, the candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • For other services, the candidate must be one of the following:
  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who settled permanently in India before January 1, 1962.
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

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