UPSC EXAM 2023 NOTIFICATION:
UPSC has officially released the notification for Civil Service Examination (CSE) 2023. It’s time to apply for IAS/IPS/IFS exam 2023. Read to know more about UPSC Notification 2023.
- The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination exam 2023.
- Candidates can apply for UPSC CSE 2023 at the official upsconline.nic.in till February 21 upto 6.00 PM. The notification is available at upsc.gov.in.
- The number of vacancies to be filled through CSE is expected to be approximately 1105.
- The final number of vacancies may undergo change after getting firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities, reads the notice.
UPSC CSE Notification 2023
UPSC CSE Notification 2023: The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the preliminary Civil Services Examination on 28th May 2023 (Sunday) all over India, in order to fill all the vacancies of the central government under Group A and Group B which will also include the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2023.
UPSC CSE Notification 2023: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) organizes the Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is one of the most desirable examinations in India. For the UPSC Civil Services examination, candidates from different backgrounds and academic fields go to remarkable attempts to prepare for and also succeed. On May 4, 2022, the UPSC published the UPSC Calendar 2023 for several national-level examinations on its official website.
The Union Public Service Commission conducts Civil Service Examinations every year for those graduates who want to serve the nation in various All India Services and Central Civil Services. The candidates can read the overview table below to get a general idea about UPSC CSE 2023.
|Exam Name||UPSC Exam 2023 & UPSC Forest Service Exam 2023|
|Organization||Union Public Service Commission|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Age Limit||21 years to 32 years (excluding age relaxation)|
|No. of Exam Stages||3 stages:|
|Educational Qualification||Graduates or Relevant Degrees|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Mode||Offline / Pen & Paper|
|Prelims Exam Date||28th May 2023 (Sunday), 1 day|
|Mains Exam Date||15th September 2023 (Friday), 5 days|
|Posts||Group A and Group B Officers|
|UPSC Official Website||upsc.gov.in|
UPSC Notification 2023 Date
|UPSC Notification 2023 Release Date||01st February 2023|
|UPSC Prelims 2023 Exam Registration||01st February 2023|
|UPSC Prelims 2023 Last Date of Application||21st February 2023|
|UPSC Prelims 2023 Admit Card Release Date||April/May 2023|
|UPSC Prelims 2023 Exam Date||28th May 2023 (1 day)|
|UPSC Mains 2023 Admit Card Release Date||August 2023|
|UPSC Mains 2023 Exam Date||15th September 2023 (5 days)|
|UPSC 2023 Interview/ IAS interview Date||Yet to be notified|
UPSC EXAM 2023:Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who want to qualify for the UPSC 2023 examination in order to become IAS/ IPS/ IFS and other officers must fulfil all the eligibility requirements mentioned in the official notification. It is the minimum necessary qualification needed to take the exam. Details on UPSC IAS 2023 eligibility conditions are provided here.
UPSC Nationality Condition 2023
- For the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS), a candidate must be a citizen of India.
- For other services, a candidate must be either:
- a citizen of India, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who entered India prior to January 1, 1962, with the purpose to settle there permanently, or
- a person of Indian origin who moved to India with the purpose of residing there permanently, primarily from Vietnam, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia.
UPSC Age Limit 2023
UPSC Age Limit: A candidate must have a minimum age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years.
|Scheduled Caste (SC) or a Scheduled Tribe (ST)||Up to a maximum of 5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBCs) who are eligible to avail of reservation||Up to a maximum of 3 years|
|Defence Services Personnel||Up to a maximum of 3 years|
|Ex-servicemen||Up to a maximum of 5 years|
|A person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)||Up to a maximum of 10 years|
Candidates seeking benefits for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen must make sure they are eligible for those benefits according to the eligibility requirements mentioned in the Rules/Notice.
UPSC Educational Qualification 2023
A candidate must possess an equivalent degree or hold a graduate degree from any of the Indian universities established by an act of the central or state legislature, or from one of the other educational institutions recognised as universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
UPSC CSE Number of Attempts 2023
Each candidate who appears for the UPSC 2023 examination and is otherwise eligible to give the examination is liable to six (6) attempts to take the UPSC CSE. Candidates from the SC/ST/OBC and PwBD categories who are otherwise eligible, however, will be allowed a relaxation in the number of attempts. Such candidates may make the following number of attempts under the relaxation:
|Category to which the Candidate Belongs||SC/ST||OBC||PwBD|
|Number of Attempts||Unlimited||09||09 for GL/EWS/OBC;Unlimited for SC/ST|
UPSC Exam 2023:Fees
UPSC 2023 Exam Fees: Candidates must pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only) either by remitting the money to any State Bank of India (SBI) branch, by using a Visa, Mastercard, or RuPay credit or debit card, or by using SBI’s Internet Banking. All Female/SC/ST/Persons with benchmark disabilities candidates are exempted from paying a fee. However, OBC/EWS candidates are not eligible for any fee exemptions and must pay the entire amount of the specified fee.
|Category||UPSC 2023 Application Fee|
|General / OBC / EWS||Rs. 100/-|
|Female / SC / ST / PwBD||Fee exempted|
UPSC Exam 2023 Vacancy
The number of vacancies to be filled through the UPSC examination 2023 is expected to be approximately 1105. Here is the Categorisation of Vacancy given below:
|Categorisation of Vacancy||No. of Vacancies|
|Persons with Benchmark Disability||Total 37|
|(a) blindness and low vision||7|
|(b) deaf and hard of hearing||5|
|(c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular|
|multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness||10|
The final number of vacancies may undergo change after getting a firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities. Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes. Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.
UPSC Vacancy Trends in Previous Years
According to a UPSC official, 11.52 lakh applicants applied to take the examinations in 2022, and 13090 of them successfully qualified for the UPSC CSE Mains 2022 i.e., stage II. The official added that the number of vacancies for the Civil Services Examination 2022 has increased from the initial 861 to 1,022. Compared to the past few years, the 2022 vacancy is one of the highest among all. For more clarity, the number of vacancies in past years is given below in the table:
|Year||Number of Vacancies for |
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UPSC Online Application Last Date
The last date for the UPSC CSE 2023 prelims online application is 21st February 2023 till 6:00 PM after that the link will be disabled. Candidates are strongly recommended to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Applications.
UPSC 2023 Result
UPSC will release the UPSC CSE 2023 prelims stage results probably in June/July 2023 and will release the qualified candidates for stage II (Main Examination) PDF list on their official website.
UPSC 2023 Cut Off
After conducting the entire stages of the CSE examination, UPSC releases a minimum cutoff mark for both the Prelims and Main examination which an aspirant must clear to be selected for the next stage of the process. Candidates can check the UPSC CSE 2023 Cut off from the link provided below.
How to apply UPSC Exam 2023 :
- Visit the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in.
- Click on UPSC Civil Services Exam 2023 link available under Whats New section.
- A new page will open where candidates will get the direct link.
- Click on the link and a new page will open.
- Enter the login details or registration details and click on submit.
- Fill in the application form and make the payment of application fees.
- Once done, click on submit.
- Your application has been submitted.
- Download the page and keep a hard copy of the same for further need.
For more related details candidates can check the official site of UPSC.