In this competitive world, career orientation is a tough job. Most students are going towards the IT and software streams as these are highly preferable careers that offer six digit packages to the candidates. But before choosing the IT or others as a career, the candidates think to commence their career in government sectors, but all don’t able to get a place in government positions.
They have no idea how they can recruit by way of different Civil Services Exam. If you are dragging your interest or already have in the government sector, then this article is worthwhile for you as it can change your career by getting a reputed government job.
You will able to grab all perks expected to survive confidently in this competitive era. Civil Services Examination is the most prominent exam in India. There is an authorized body known as the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) eligible to conduct civil Services examinations every year.
In this article, you would able to find a complete list of posts under UPSC Civil services. With it, you would able to know about the service where you can fit. The fact is once you have done with your UPSC Exam, your rank will decide which post is for you. If you will grab the high rank, then able to get positions in the government sectors
The fact is civil services is the backbone of the Indian government structure. It is a service that heads all the major departments which run the central and state administration.
There are three types of services recruited through the Civil Services Examination, named as All India Services, Central Services, and State Services.
UPSC Posts – 3 Types of Civil Services
Following, you will find out the complete list of posts under UPSC for which candidates can get recruited. The civil service examination’s posts are divided into two categories: Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’.
The Group ‘A’ services comprise three All India Services (the IAS, IPS and the IFS) as well as eighteen other services as indicated below:
All India Services
List of Group A Services by UPSC
- Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
- Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TAFS)
- Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS)
- Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
- Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
- Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
- Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
- Indian Information Service (IIS)
- Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)
- Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
- Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
- Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
- Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
- Indian Revenue Service (IRS-IT)
- Indian Revenue Service (IRS-C&CE)
- Indian Trade Service (ITrS)
- Railway Protection Force (RPF)
List of Group B Services by UPSC
- Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHCS)
- Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Civil Service (DANICS)
- Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Police Service (DANIPS)
- Pondicherry Civil Service (PCS)
- Pondicherry Police Service (PPS)
Other UPSC Services Exams held for Various Jobs & Posts
- Engineering Services Examination
- Geologists Examination
- Special Class Railway Apprentices Exam
- National Defence & Naval Academy
- Combined Defence Services Examination
- Combined Medical Services Examination
- Indian Economic / Statistical Service
- S.O./Stenographer Limited Departmental Competitive Exam
- Central Police Forces (Assist Commandants)
For taking your position in civil service list A or B, you should have to follow from the set procedure given by the UPSC. The process is the same for all exams despite age limit, eligibility, exam dates, and syllabus.
The dates for all civil service exams vary. For a hint, this commission reveals the notifications in February, Preliminary exam in June, Mains exam in September or October, Interview in February or March next year, and final decision in April or May of the following year.
Procedure to be followed for a position in the above list of Civil Services
#1. Check your Eligibility
Before filling up the application form, the candidates need to check their eligibility, such as Nationality, age, and educational qualification. The standard age given by the UPSC is between 21 to 32 years. The education qualification should be at least a Graduate from a recognized college or university.
For Nationality, the candidate should be Indian or domicile in the state from where he is applying for the government job. If you consider qualified as per required eligibility, then you can move towards the next step.
#2. Filling up the Application Form
As all competitive exams, filling up the application form for the civil service exam is mandatory. It needs necessary information like candidates’ name, age, DOB, category, educational qualification, etc.
Despite this, there is an application fee which should pay by all going to apply for the civil service exam. While submitting the application form, the candidates need to upload his academic documents along with scanned photographs and signature.
#3. Download the Admit Card
An admit card is mandatory for those going to apply for the civil service exam. There will be two admit cards- for the Preliminary and Mains exam. If they would have able to qualify the Preliminary exam, only then they get their Admit card of the Mains exam.
#4. Exam Pattern
The exam pattern is different for the Preliminary exam, Mains Exam, and Interview. It will have two objective type papers of 200 marks each. The Mains exam will be the second one in the selection process. It includes nine descriptive type papers, i.e., 4 General Studies Papers, 1 Essay paper, 2 Optional Papers, 2 language papers.
The candidates need to score 25% on each exam to qualify for the next level i.e., Interview. Only those candidates can get their names in the Interview who has achieved the desired results.
The purpose behind this personality test is to judge the suitability of the candidate to the Civil Services. The factors that are considered are a balance of judgement, personality, intellectual and moral integrity, etc. The total marks that a personality test level will be 275 marks.
Thus, if you are seeking a government job or interested to apply for a post mentioned in the above list of civil services, then it is a brilliant opportunity for you. You should check the list thoroughly to decide your destination before applying for the same.
Every year, UPSC held civil service exams. If you missed up an opportunity last year, then this year, make sure to check the notification dates daily. Whenever you get a notification, check your eligibility and apply for the same.
Hence, there is a golden chance, don’t miss it. Grab it as soon as possible. Good Luck. 🙂
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