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UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021 | 822 Vacancies – Apply Online

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official job notification for 822 Civil Service Job vacancies. Interested and qualified aspirants have to apply for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021. Hence ensure the eligibility criteria before the application process. The details on the eligibility criteria, application procedure, and others are below. The application-cum-registration process towards the same starts from March 01, 2021 and closes on March 24, 2021. Therefore, applicants can ensure eligibility before the application process. And also, apply for the jobs before the application of the last date mentioned in the UPSC Notification pdf 2021.

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021

Name of the Organization Union Public Service Commission
Name of the Post Civil Services
No. of Vacancies 822
Experience Freshers can apply
Job Location All over India
Application Start Date March 01, 2021
Last Date March 24, 2021
Apply Mode Apply Online
Official Website

UPSC Civil Services Vacancy 2021

Name of the Post No. of Posts
Civil Services (IAS) 712
Indian Forest Services (IFS) 110
Total 822

UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria 2021

There are certain eligibility criteria an aspirant has to possess. So, applicants should ensure the eligibility criteria of the UPSC IAS Exam Notification 2021 PDF. Or else the application will be quashed by the authorities.

Age Limit

Interested applicants should possess the following age criteria to apply for the UPSC Recruitment 2021 Notification.

  • Minimum – 21 years
  • Maximum – 32 years

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation 
SC/ ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years

Defense Services Personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

3 Years

Ex-servicemen including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years of military service as on August 1, 2021 and have been released

5 Years

PwD [(a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness]

10 Years

Education Qualification

Individuals appearing for the UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2021 must have a qualification as follows

  • Bachelors Degree from any recognized university or its equivalent

Number of Attempts in IAS Exam

All candidates are allowed a maximum of six attempts in the IAS exam. However, it may be noted that the restriction of the number of attempts is not applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. Also, candidates belonging to OBC and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities categories are allowed a maximum of nine attempts in the exam.

If a candidate appears in any one paper of the IAS Prelims Exam, then it is deemed that he has made an attempt in the IAS Exam.

Category Number of Attempts(Allowed)
General/Economically Weaker Section(EWS) 6
Other Backward Classes 9
SC/ST Till the age limit
Person with Disabilities Till the age limit

Application Fee 

Interested individuals have to pay UPSC Civil Services Application Fee 2021 as follows

Category Preliminary Exam Fees Mains Exam Fees
General/ OBC Rs 100/- Rs. 200/-
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Serviceman Nil Nil

Selection Process

The steps involved in the recruitment process for the UPSC Civil Services Selection Process 2021 as follows

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2021

Paper Questions & Time Marks
General Studies Paper I 100 Questions 200
General Studies Paper-II (CSAT – Qualifying only) 80 Questions 200 ( Marks not considered)
Total 200

UPSC Civil Services Mains Examination 2021

Paper Name of the Paper Marks allotted
A One of the Indian language to be selected by the candidate from the languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the constitution(Qualifying only) 300 (Qualifying Only)
B English(Qualifying Only) 300 (Qualifying Only)
1 Essay Paper 250
2 General Studies I 250
3 General Studies II 250
4 General Studies III 250
5 General Studies IV 250
6 Optional Subject Paper I 250
7 Optional Subject Paper I 250
IAS Main (written)Total 1750
IAS Interview 275
Total 2025

UPSC Salary 2021 

The selected candidates will be paid UPSC Salary 2021 as follows

Post Name Salary
Canal Patwari FPL- Rs. 19900-63200
Patwari Rs. 5200-20200 +  2400 G.P
Gram Sachiv FPL- Rs. 19900-63200

How to Apply – UPSC IAS Exam Apply Online 2021

UPSC Apply Online is invited from eligible and prominent candidates. Follow the instruction for the easy application process.

  • Visit the official UPSC application website (
  • Navigate to the UPSC Civil Services Examination Link
  • Click on Fill Part-I Registration
  • Once the registration number is generated, use it to fill out Part-II Registration
  • Click on submit once done

Important Dates – UPSC Civil Services Examination Apply Online 2021

UPSC Notification 2021 04/03/2021
Last date to apply for IAS Exam 2021 24/03/2021
IAS Prelims Exam 2021 27/06/2021
IAS Prelims 2021 Result July 2021 (Tentative)
UPSC IAS Main Exam 2021 17/09/2021
IAS Main 2021 result December/January 2022 (Tentative)
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UPSC Civil Services Notification 2021 PDF – Click Here for Official Notification

UPSC IFS Notification 2021 PDF – Click Here for Official Notification

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