UPSC IAS Exam Notification 2019 – Eligibility, Fees, Application, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and Many More

Hi guys…DO you want to become an IAS officer? Waiting for UPSC IAS exam notification? If you are searching for these terms, then you are on the right page. Here in this post, we are providing complete details of UPSC IAS exam notification details like eligibility, fees, exam pattern, application process, admit card and results.

The full form of UPSC is Union Public Services Commission. The UPSC conducts exams to fill various posts in government offices. The UPSC exam qualified candidates can get posts as IAS, IPS and IFS. These are the posts which are in huge demand. Getting a job in these roles is very difficult. The UPSC releases notification every year, the interested candidates can apply for the exam.


Stages of UPSC IAS Exam:

There are 3 stages of examinations to become an IAS. They are listed below:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Personal Interview

Summary of UPSC IAS Exam 2019

Exam NameCivil Services Exam
Conducted ByUPSC
Exam LevelNational level
Apply ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline
Post ofIAS
No.of Vacancies700

UPSC IAS Exam Eligibility Criteria:

In this section, we are providing the eligibility criteria of UPSC IAS exam. The eligibility criteria details like academic qualification, age and nationality.

Educational Qualification:

  • The applicant should complete graduation degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university.
  • To clear IAS exam six attempts are allowed for each candidate.

Age Limit:

  • The minimum age limit to apply for UPSC IAS exam is 21 years and maximum age is 32 years.
  • For reserved candidates age relaxation is given as per norms.


  • The applicant must be citizen of India.
  • The candidate can also be subject to Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Candidate belonging to India and migrant from different countries are also allowed to apply for UPSC IAS exam.

UPSC IAS Exam Application Process:

  • The candidate should apply for exam through online.
  • Visit official website.
  • Now, click on Apply for UPSC civil services.
  • Application form will be opened.
  • Enter all the details required in the application form.
  • Pay fee online using your credit/debit card.
  • After paying fee, enter the remaining details like exam center and other communication details.
  • Now, upload scanned photograph and signature.
  • Finally, click on I agree and submit the application form.

UPSC IAS Exam Fee:

  • For general candidates the exam fee is Rs.100/-.
  • For female/SC/ST/PWD candidates there is no application fee.

UPSC IAS Exam Admit Card:

  • The applied candidates can get their admit card through online.
  • Visit official website
  • Now, click on Download IAS Prelims/Mains Admit Card.
  • Enter the required log in credentials.
  • The admit card will be displayed.
  • Take print out of the admit card.

UPSC IAS Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains:

SpecificationPreliminary ExamMains Exam
MediumBilingual (English and Hindi)Bilingual (English and Hindi)
Number of qualifying papers27
Total weightage400 Marks (200 each)1750 Marks
Type of questionsObjectiveBoth Objective and Subjective
Negative marking for each incorrect answerone-third (0.33)one-third (only for objective type questions)
Duration of exam2 Hours per Paper3 Hours per Paper

 UPSC IAS Exam Results:

  • The applicants can check their results online.
  • Visit official website
  • Now, open the link View IAS results.
  • A PDF file will be opened which consists of roll number of the candidates and results.
  • Download the PDF file and check the result.

This is all about UPSC IAS Exam notification details. If you have any questions, regarding this post, please do comment in below comment section, we will reply as soon as possible. Stay tune to our site for recent updates.

Few Important Links for UPSC IAS Exam 2019-2020

IAS Exam DetailsIAS EligibilityIAS Selection Process
IAS Application FormIAS Syllabus PDFIAS Exam Pattern
IAS Prelims  Admit CardIAS Mains  Admit CardIAS Exam Centers
Preparation Books for IASIAS Exam QuestionsCut-Off Marks for IAS Prelims, Mains
Download IAS Previous PapersCSAT Prelims Answer KeyIAS Mains Answer Key
IAS Prelims ResultsIAS Mains Results/Merit ListIAS Interview Tips
IAS Free Mock TestUPSC Examination CalendarFAQs on IAS


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