PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)
Civil Service Examination, 2008
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Civil
Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2007 on 18th May, 2008 for
recruitment the 671 posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS),
Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other
Group Ã¢â‚¬ËœAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ and Group Ã¢â‚¬ËœBÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Central Services / Posts.
Age : Not less than 21 years and not
more than 30 years as on 01/08/2008. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC
and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the
Educational Qualification: Degree of a
recognised university or an equivalent qualification.
- Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit
according to the Regulations given in notice.
Number of Attempts: The maximum number
of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are
otherwise eligible will be as follows:
- General Category : Four
- OBC : Seven
- SC / ST : No Limit
Application Form: The candidates must apply
in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations,
which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post offices
throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- only.
Fee: Rs.50/- through Central Recruitment Fee
Stamp only. SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment (OBC candidates
required to pay full fee).
How To Apply: All applications must reach
the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069Ã¢â‚¬Â either by hand or by Post/Speed
Post or by courier on or before the 28th
Candidates can obtain details of the examination and can get
information about registration of their applications, venues of the examination
and syllabus etc at the website of the UPSC at http://upsc.gov.in/
or see details in Employment News