UPSC- Civil Service Examinations 2015 for IAS / IPS / IFS – Apply Online

UPSC_IAS_IFSUnion Public Service Commission(UPSC) has invited online applications for the Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 23rd August, 2015 in accordance with the Rules published by the Department of Personnel & Training in the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 23rd May, 2015.

This includes IAS Exams, IPS Exams, IFS Exams and many other posts under UPSC.

Total Vacancies: 1129 Posts

  1. Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  2. Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  3. Indian Police Service (IPS)
  4. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  5. Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  6. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  7. Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  8. Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  9. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  10. Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  11. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  12. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  13. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  14. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  15. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  16. Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  17. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
  18. Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).
  19. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
  20. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  21. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  22. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  23. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  24. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

Educational Qualifications:

  1. The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
  2. Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the Commission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Civil Services (Main) Examination will be required to produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their application for the Main Examination failing which such candidates will not be admitted to the Main Examination. The applications for the Main Examination will be called sometime in the month of October/November, 2015.
  3. For additional details, please refer the official notification.


Age Limits :

  1. A candidate must have minimum age of 21 years and must not have maximum age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2015 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1983 and not later than 1st August, 1994.
  2. The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :
    1. upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
    2. upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
    3. upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons.


    1. General, OBC Candidates : Rs. 100 only
    2. Women Candidates : Nill (Exempted)
    3. SC, ST, PwD, Ex. Servicemen Candidates: Nill (Exempted)


  1. Last Date for Online Registration: 19/06/2015 till 11.59 PM
  2. Last Date for ‘Payment by Cash’ Option : 18/06/2015
  3. Date of Preliminary Examination : 23/08/2015


  1. Online Application
  2. Official Notification, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

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    swamy m 7 years

    Dear sir / madam
    I applied Upsc civil services examination, i request you pleae inform to me that is there any books has been published? or suggest me which book i have to study (if possible plese mention publisher name also) (for first paper)
    Please do the needfull asap
    Thanks & regards

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      There are multiple options in the market for Training Manuals/Books to prepare for UPSC Civil Service Exams. We suggest you to visit any of the book sellers and find the best study material. You may find some books online at here: BOOKS ONLINE