UPSC 2020 notification released: 796 vacancies notified

UPSC 2020 notification released: 796 vacancies notified

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Rachit Kumar
Rachit Kumar Saxena
New Delhi, Updated on Feb 12, 2020 12:07 IST

UPSC Notification 2020 has been released by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). Read below about the vacancies, eligibility, Syllabus and exam pattern.


UPSC Notification 2020

UPSC Notification has been released by UPSC. 796 vacancies were notified in the official UPSC 2020 notification. The last date to apply for the UPSC Civil Services(IAS) Prelims exam 2020 is March 3, 2020.

IAS Exam dates

UPSC notification 2020 officially put a stamp on the IAS exam dates announced in the UPSC calendar released last year. The IAS exam process takes more than one year to complete and the exact timeline for all the events are very difficult to mention beforehand.

Get details for the IAS Exam Dates here.

IAS Application Process

UPSC notification 2020 lay down the application process for the IAS exam 2020. IAS application 2020 started with UPSC notification 2020 and the last day for the application is March 3. The candidates will come to know about the details of the IAS application form, photograph, documents and the likes. There will be a window of correction of form which will be opened later by the commission. UPSC notification will also specify the list of official documents required to claim any relaxation. Also, it will define the date of issuance of such certificates (EWS certificate) 

The candidates should aim to fill the application form as soon as possible so they can get the IAS Prelims exam centre of their choice.

Know here: How to apply for IAS exam 2020?

UPSC IAS Syllabus

All the candidates should carefully read the UPSC notification to get the exact details of the IAS syllabus and exam pattern. The candidates should read and understand the official IAS syllabus in its entirety because it plays a very important role in the IAS preparation. 

Each topic in the IAS syllabus has its significance and the candidates should correlate the previous year IAS question papers with the syllabus so that they can understand the demand of the exam. Also, the candidates and their mentors anticipate the changes in the number of subjects in the IAS main exam. The UPSC notification 2020 will put a full stop on all the rumours doing rounds in the hub of IAS preparation.

IAS Syllabus is the key for the IAS exam as explained by the experienced IAS teachers and toppers. It is essential to decrypt the IAS syllabus in detail.

UPSC Vacancies

The UPSC notification 2020 will provide a clear picture related to the vacancies. The number of vacancies plays a crucial role in the overall IAS exam selection process because the standard and difficulty level of IAS question paper is more or less same every year and the almost same number of aspirants appear in the IAS exam each year. So finally the number of vacancies play a crucial role in the IAS cut-off marks

IAS Selection process

UPSC notification 2020 will also lay down the selection process for IAS exam 2020. The UPSC conducts the IAS exam in three stages. These stages are 

  • IAS Prelims exam
  • IAS Main (written) exam
  • IAS Main - Personality Test

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Service exam each year to recruit candidates for the most prestigious services in India.

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