The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the commencement of the Civil Service Preliminary Examination (CSE) for the year 2024. This highly anticipated notification, released on February 14, 2024, opens doors for aspirants aiming to join the esteemed Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Services (IFS), Indian Police Services (IPS), and various other Group-A positions within the Government of India.

Important Dates:

  • Release of UPSC CSE Notification 2024: February 14, 2024
  • Application Period: February 14 to March 5, 2024
  • UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam Date: May 26, 2024

Application Fees:

  • General, OBC, and EWS candidates: Rs. 100/-
  • SC, ST, and PWD candidates: Rs. 0/-
  • Payment Method: Online mode (internet banking or UPI)

Age Limit: Candidates must be between 21 to 32 years old as of August 1, 2024. Age relaxation will be applicable as per government rules.

Vacancy Details and Eligibility:

  • Post Name: Civil Services (IAS, IFS, IPS, etc.)
  • Vacancies: 1056
  • Qualification: Graduation from a recognized university

Selection Procedure: The selection process for UPSC Civil Service Examination 2024 includes:

  1. Prelims Written Examination
  2. Mains Written Examination
  3. Interview
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Examination

How to Apply:

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Click on the “One-time registration (OTR) for examinations of UPSC and online application” link.
  3. If you have completed the One Time Registration process, proceed to login using your email ID and password/OTP. If not, complete the registration process by clicking on “New Registration.”
  4. After OTR, login and apply for UPSC Civil Service Examination 2024.
  5. Fill the application form, upload required documents, photograph, and signature.
  6. Pay the application fee to complete the UPSC Civil Service Online Form 2024.

The UPSC Civil Service Examination is a gateway to prestigious career opportunities and a chance to serve the nation at the highest levels of governance. Aspirants are encouraged to seize this opportunity by applying online and embarking on a journey of leadership, service, and excellence.