Today In this article we are explaining everything abount the UPSC exam so that a fresher can start their own preparation onward. thereare some basic concepts need to be cleare before start the preparation  as below point

What is UPSC exam?

UPSC exam it is an Civil Services Examination which take it nationwide competitive examination in India and its conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment a higher Civil Services for Government of India

What are the jobs in UPSC exam?


There are multiple job as per services, some of the job list as giver below

  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS)
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS)
  • Indian Communication Finance Services (ICFS)
  • Indian Corporate Law Service (ICLS)
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS)
  • Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES)
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
  • Indian Forest Service (IFoS)
  • Indian Information Service (IIS)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)
  • Indian Police Service (IPS)
  • Indian Postal Service (IPoS)
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS)
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS)
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS)
  • Indian Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Indian Trade Service (ITS)
  • Railway Protection Force (RPF)

  And many more jobs in UPSC


How to start preparing for UPSC Exam?

Before starting the preparation candidate must have cleared below concept once these all cleared then candidate can start there preparation please check below points


Age Limit For The UPSC Exam?

Minimum and Upper Age Limit For The UPSC Exam as below

Minimum Age Limit For The UPSC Exam

Age limit for attempt the IAS exam is , the candidate should have crossed 21 years

Upper Age Limit For The UPSC Exam


  • Upper age limit is 32 years for the General Merit category
  • Age 35 for the Other Backward Classes (OBC)
  • 37 for Scheduled Classes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST). Additional relaxations are provided for certain special cases

UPSC Exam Stages 

For UPSC exam there are 3 stages in the UPSC Civil Services Exam first Preliminary Exam once it complete successfully  then Main Exam will be there in Written Test formats after success of mains exam there will be final Interview for Personality Test


Prelims Exam Stage

The Preliminary exam papers of 200 marks each it has General Studies Paper-I and General Studies Paper-II for this exam The questions comes in multiple-choice and objective type. As Prelims Exam

Marks do not count in final rank but just for qualification for the main exam this exam has special value.


Mains Exam Stage

Mains Exam needs to give in written examination this consist of nine papers and only seven papers consider for the final ranking.


Final Interview Stage

Final Interview stage the candidate need to give interview to a Board who will have before them a record career. Here will be asked questions on matters of general interest only.


UPSC Study material  Source

  • Below are books material list as candidate can refer or they can refer their own books as well
  • Ancient and Medieval India – by Poonam Dalal Dahiya
  • Ancient India by RS Sharma
  • Central Physical and Human Geography by GC Leong
  • Certificate Physical And Human Geography – by Goh Cheng Leong
  • English Grammar & Composition Wren & Martin
  • Environment and Ecology –by Vaishali Anand
  • From Plassey To Partition And After by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
  • Geography NCERTs (Class XI and XII)
  • Geography of India – by Majid Husain
  • Geography of India – Majid Hussain
  • History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra
  • Important Acts that Transformed India – by Alex Andrews George
  • Important Judgments that Transformed India – by Alex Andrews George
  • India After Independence by Bipan Chandra
  • Indian Art and Culture – by Nitin Singhania
  • Indian Economy – by Nitin Singhania
  • Indian Economy – by Ramesh Singh


  • International Relations – by Pavneet Singh
  • Introduction to Indian Art for Class XI (NCERT)
  • Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude – by Niraj Kumar
  • Modern Indian History – by Sonali Bansal and Snehil Tripathi
  • ndia’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
  • Oxford Atlas
  • Oxford Student Atlas for India
  • Quicker Maths by M.Tyra
  • Science and Technology – by Ravi P. Agrahari
  • TMH CSAT Manual
  • Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – RS Agarwal
  • World Geography- Majid Hussain

Learn Optional Subject

CSE Mains UPSC allows candidates to select the optional subject as he want from any 50 subjects mentioned in the UPSC Syllabus. This includes subjects include with History, Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Public Administration



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