UPSC 2024: Notification, Vacancies, Eligibility, Exam Date, Exam Pattern

The commission has released the notification for UPSC 2024 on 14 February 2024. The vacancy has been released for 1056 IAS posts. Check the complete details in this article. Interested candidate can apply online through the official website at

UPSC 2024

The UPSC 2024 notification has been released by the Union Public Service Commission on 14 February 2024. The UPSC IAS exam 2024 will be conducted to fill 1056 positions for CSE (civil service examination) and Indian Foreign Service (IFS) the Union Public Service Commission. Candidates can apply for the UPSC exam from 14 February 2024. The UPSC application form is available online. Interested candidates can apply online for UPSC till 5 March 2024. Candidates can edit the UPSC 2024 application from 6 March to 12 March 2024. As per the UPSC, the UPSC 2024 Prelims exam will be conducted on 26 May 2024.

What is UPSC?

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s Central recruiting agency responsible for the recruitment and examination for all India service and group A and group B of Central India. The UPSC examines civil services and civil posts. UPSC is the top direct recruitment body in the nation. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSE) is established on 1 October 1926, this exam is conducted annually and is considered one of the most challenging competitive exam in India. UPSC recruit candidate for various civil service of the Government of India including, Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian police service (IPS) and others.

What is the Full Form of UPSC?

The full form of UPSC is the Union Public Service Commission. UPSC is known for maintaining high standard of fairness and impartiality in the selection process. UPSC is the most prestigious examination responsible for recruitment to all India service and group A and group B of Central service.

UPSC 2024 Overview

Conducted byUnion Public Service Commission
Name of ExaminationUPSC 2024
Exam levelNational
PostCivil service examination (CSE)
Exam FrequencyOnce a Year
Registration starting date14 February 2024 to 5 March 2024
Exam modeOffline
Mode of applicationonline
EligibilityGraduate from recognise University/institution
Age limit21 to 32 years
Language of examHindi and English

UPSC 2024 Exam Date

As per the UPSC calendar 2024 which is released in May 2023, the commission notified that all the notifications, applications and exam date of exam will be conducted in 2024. The UPSC 2024 Prelims exam will be scheduled to be conducted on 26 May 2024 through offline mode.

UPSC 2024 notification14 February 2024
UPSC Application Form 2024 Date14 February 2024
UPSC registration last date5 March 2024
Fees submit last date
UPSC Application form 2024 correction
UPSC 2024 Admit cardApril/May 2024
UPSC Prelims Exam date 202426 May 2024

UPSC 2024 Vacancies

The Union Public Service Commission has announced a total of 1056 vacancies for IAS along with the release of UPSC 2024. 150 vacancies have been released for the Indian Foreign Service (IFS). Earlier the commission has released 11,05 vacancy for UPSC 2023 exam. The highest number of vacancies is the motivation factor for the candidate.

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UPSC 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for UPSC 2024 candidate must meet certain criteria said by Union Public Service Commission. The eligibility criteria of UPSC CSE is Candidate must be a bachelor’s degree from recognised university or equivalent. The age limit is between 21 to 32 years as per the UPSC. Check the complete eligibility criteria mentioned below.

UPSC Education Qualification

The commission has announced the education qualification along with the notification that a candidate must be graduate from recognised University or institution. There is no minimum percentage in the qualifying exam for graduation in UPSC. It means any can be date who is graduate and wants to apply for UPSC can apply online.

UPSC Age Limit

The minimum age limit of life for UPSC is 21 years. The maximum age limit is 32 years. The Union Public Service Commission provide is relaxation to the Reserve category candidates.

UPSC Nationality

The candidates must be Indian Citizens. Other country candidates can also apply for UPSC. The nationality requirements for the UPSC exam is below:

  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam intending to permanently settle in India.

UPSC 2024 Application Form

The UPSC 2024 application form is now available on the official website of Union Public Service Commission. Interested candidate can apply online form 14 February 2024. The last date to apply for IAS application form is 5 March 2024. The official website to fill that application form of UPSC is

UPSC Prelims 2024 – APPLY ONLINE

UPSC Exam Pattern

The Union Public Service Commission conduct UPSC exam year. Candidate who is preparing for UPSC must check the UPSC 2024 exam pattern on the official website. UPSC exam release the exam pattern along with the official notification. The exam is conducted in 3 phase, UPSC Prelims exam, UPSC mains exam (written), UPSC interview.

  • UPSC Prelims exam,
  • UPSC mains exam (written),
  • UPSC interview.

UPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

UPSC prelims is a objective type exam conducted through of line mode. The candidate needs to mark the answer in the OMR sheet. The UPSC 2024 Prelims exam is a screening exam in which candidates just have to qualify for UPSC mains exam. Candidates can check here the exam pattern.

General Studies Paper- 1100200
General Studies Paper-II
(Aptitude Test)

FAQs on UPSC 2024

When did the UPSC 2024 notification is released?

The UPSC notification for 2024 has been released on 14 February 2024.

When did the last date to apply for UPSC 2024?

The last date to apply for UPSC 2024 is 5 March 2024.

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