Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Get All The Important Information About- IAS Exam

By Alex D White


IAS exam or the civil services exam is held by UPSC once in a year. What you need to know is that the exam comprises of three stages, the preliminary stage, the mains exam and the PL or the personality interview. The three levels of the IAS examination are carried out by the Union Public Service Commission itself. One has to go through all the levels in order to qualify for the jobs under the commission.

The preliminary level or the CSAT level is the 1ST level of the IAS exam pattern, among the three levels of the civil service exams. The exam is known to be conducted in the month of MAY, on the Sunday of either in the second week or in the third week. There are around two lakhs individuals that sit for this exam every year, for the preliminary exam.

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While selecting a candidate for the posts, there are some qualities that are listed down during the selection procedure. This is one of the several reasons why a majority of the individuals appearing for the exams fail to crack it. There are lakhs of people appearing for the exam every year and only a few thousands of them make it through the civil service examination levels.

The second level of the civil service exam otherwise also known as the Mains exams is known to comprise of around 2000 marks. The individual that has appeared for the preliminary exam and qualified must also understand that the marks obtained in the preliminary are just for qualifying purposes and also that the marks won't be taken into account while considering the final merit lists for the candidates.

A very important part of any exam preparation is to manage time properly. Time has to be managed skilfully and efficiently. Every competitive exam needs you to cover up a large syllabus and if you fail to divide time for every subject, then it might create difficulty. Managing time will also allow you to finish your syllabus on time and this will also create a window for revision too. It definitely makes preparation easier as you cover a part of your studies at a time.

Lastly it is the Personal Interview round, where the candidate sits in front of the panellist that consist the members from the UPSC headquarters, which is located at Shahjahan Road, New Delhi. Individuals that qualify in the civil service mains examination are only eligible to sit for the personal interview round. There are not many recruitments made in this examination, however candidates around 3 times of the total number of vacancies are chosen for the personal interview, this starts in the last week of March and goes on till the end of May.

The specialists members that become the panellists for the interview, are called just to conduct the interview, they may include subject experts, bureaucrats. There is no fix time limit for the interview; it can be a short one or a long one. The conclusion of all the three levels of examination and the announcement of the results is made in May, which ends the examination procedure after a complete duration of 12 months.




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