UPSC IAS Notification 2020 – Indian Civil Services (IAS) Preliminary Examinations 2020 (796 Vacancy) Apply Online

UPSC IAS Notification 2020 – UPSC IAS Recruitment 2020 Prelims and Mains Exam – UPSC 796 Civil Services (IAS) Vacancy Apply Online and Download Advertisement Complete Notification at Official Website i.e. UPSC IAS Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, Selection Process, Last date to Apply and How to Apply Online Form Details Check Here…

UPSC IAS Recruitment 2020

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination सिविल सेवा (प्रारंभिक) परीक्षा : Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced notification for the recruitment of Civil Service (Prelims) Exam 2020 vacancies on permanent basis. Organisation has activated the IAS Application Form link for the UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2020 to fill a total of 796 vacancies in Indian Civil Services of IAS/IPS/IFS/others.

All Candidates who are willing to apply online application then download official notification and read all eligibility criteria and Selection process carefully. We will provide short information about “UPSC IAS Recruitment 2020” like Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Application Fee, Selection process and more.

UPSC 796 Civil Services (IAS) Recruitment 2020
Name of Organisation Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Official Website
UPSC Online Form Portal
Notification Advt No-05/2020-CSP
Name of Examination UPSC (Indian Administrative Service) IAS Exam 2020
Name of Posts Civil Services (IAS)
Total Vacancies 796
Job Category Central Government Jobs, IAS Jobs, Civil Services Jobs
Job Location All India
Post Category Recruitment/ Vacancy/ Bharti
Selection Process
  • IAS Prelims
  • IAS Mains & Interview
Important Dates
Event Dates
Release of IAS Notification 2020 PDF 12 February 2020
Start Date of IAS Application 2020 12 February 2020
Last Date of IAS Application 2020 03 March 2020
Release of IAS Admit Card 2020 April 2020 (Tentative)
IAS Prelims 2020 Exam Date 31 May 2020
UPSC IAS Prelims Exam Result Declaration Date To be announced later
IAS Main form submission on UPSC Online Starts To be announced later
IAS Main form submission on UPSC Online Starts To be announced later
IAS Main Exam 2020 Admit Card To be announced later
IAS Main Exam Date 2020 18 September 2020
UPSC IAS Mains Exam Result Declaration Date To be announced later
Important Links
Event Links
Details Notification English | Hindi
Apply Online (SERVER I) New Registration | Login
Apply Online (SERVER II) New Registration | Login
UPS Civil Services Syllabus Click here
UPSC Recruitment 2020 Official Website

How to Apply for UPSC IAS 2020 Notification?

Step to Apply Online UPSC Civil Services Online Form 2020
UPSC has activated the online link of IAS Application Form 2020 on 12th February @ Candidates need to apply online and pay the application fee on time to sit for IAS Prelims Exam 2020. Have a look at the detailed application process below:

Step 1: IAS Registration 2020

First, register yourself for the UPSC IAS 2020 Exam by filling the required details. Here s the step-wise process:

• Visit

• Click on ‘UPSC Civil Services Examination 2020’

• Fill your Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email Address & captcha code

• You get your IAS Registration Number

Step 2: IAS Application Form 2020

To fill the UPSC Civil Services application, follow these steps:

• Log-in by entering your Roll Number and Password or Date of Birth

• Fill your personal details, educational qualification, age, gender, religion, & others

• Upload scanned images of your Photo & Signature

• Pay Application Fee through Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking or Offline through e-challan of SBI Bank

UPSC IAS Application Fee 2020

UPSC Civil Services Exam Fee
  • General: Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ ST/ Female & PwBD: Nill
  • Payment Mode: Depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash/ Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit card

UPSC IAS Vacancy Details 2020

UPSC IAS Vacancy 2020 Info
Name of Post Indian Civil Services (IAS) Preliminary Examinations 2020
No of Vacancy 796

UPSC IAS Eligibility Criteria 2020

UPSC IAS Nationality
Citizen of India OR Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, OR person of Indian origin who migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia
UPSC IAS Education Qualification
Graduate Degree in any discipline of University/Institution established or incorporated by an Act of Parliament or declared a Deemed University under the UGC Act, 1956

Note: No requirement for any minimum percentage

UPSC IAS Age Limit
The minimum age limit is 21 years and the maximum age limit is different for different categories:

• General: 32 years

• OBC: 35 years

• SC & ST: 37 year

• PwD: 42 Years

Number of Attempts in UPSC IAS
Have a look at the maximum number of attempts allowed for each category:

• General: 6 Attempts

• EWS: 6 Attempts

• OBC: 9 Attempts

• SC & ST: Till the Age limit

• PwD: 9 Attempts for OBC; Till the Age limit for SC/ST

UPSC IAS Selection Process 2020

UPSC IAS Selection Procedure
Candidates who want to seek recruitment in Civil Services IAS/IPS/IFS need to undertake:

• IAS Prelims

• IAS Mains & Interview

UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature. The marks of IAS Prelims are not considered in final merit list, from which the selection of candidates is made. The UPSC prepares the final merit list on the basis of marks secured by candidates in IAS Mains exam and Interview.

UPSC IAS Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

UPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
UPSC will be conducting IAS 2020 in three different stages

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

Preliminary Exam: This exam will be conducted in Offline Mode and the medium of the exam in which it will be conducted will be Bilingual (i.e. both English & Hindi). Two Papers will be asked in the Preliminary Phase of Examination: General Studies (Paper I) & General Studies (Paper II). The cumulative score of both these papers will be around 400 and candidates have to score a minimum of 33% marks to qualify for the Mains Exam.

Mains Exam: This exam will constitute of 9 papers in total, 2 language papers and 7 other papers that will be general studies paper and optional papers. Questions asked will be descriptive answer type and will be provided in both English & Hindi, except for the language papers.

IAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam Pattern 2020
Paper Total Questions Marks Time Duration
Paper I: General Studies 100 200 2 Hours
Paper II: GS (CSAT) 80 200 2 Hours
IAS Prelims Exam Marking Scheme
  • In IAS Prelims exam, questions will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/3rd marks (0.66) for each wrong answer
  • GS Paper II (CSAT) is qualifying in nature; you need only 33 percent marks to clear this paper
  • In the PwD category, blind candidates are allotted 20 minutes extra for each paper

IAS Mains Exam Pattern 2020

UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern 2020
Paper Name of Paper Nature of Paper Time Duration Marks
Paper – A Any Indian Language


Qualifying 3 Hours 300
Paper – B English


3 Hours 300
Paper I Essay Merit Ranking 3 Hours 250
Paper II General Studies I 3 Hours 250
Paper III General Studies II 3 Hours 250
Paper IV General Studies III 3 Hours 250
Paper V General Studies IV 3 Hours 250
Paper VI Optional Paper I 3 Hours 250
Paper VII Optional Paper-II 3 Hours 250
Total 1750
Interview Round 275
Grand Total 2025
IAS Mains Exam Marking Scheme
  • IAS Mains exam is objective as well as descriptive in nature
  • Candidates need to obtain IAS Cut off marks to qualify this round
  • The cut off is decided on the basis of total vacancies, the difficulty level of paper and candidates appearing for the exam.
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/3rd marks (0.66) for each wrong answer in objective paper only

UPSC IAS Syllabus 2020

UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam Syllabus PDF
In IAS Prelims exam, the syllabus covers subjects like History, Polity, Geography, Economy, Environment & Ecology, General Science and Current Affairs. Have a look at the detailed syllabus of UPSC IAS Civil Services on the link mentioned below:

UPSC IAS Syllabus 2020

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