Civil Services Main 2014 Exam Dates | Eligibility | Syllabus | News

Civil Services (Main) 2013 Dates has now announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and is going to held on November 2013. The Civil Services (Main) will be held for 21 days starting from Friday, 8th November 2013. Civil Services is an entrance examination conducted by UPSC for recruitment of  services and posts such as: Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’, Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) group 'A', etc.

Civil Services Main Exam Eligibility

Candidates keen to apply and perform for Civil Services Main Exam 2013, must have to fulfill the below revealed Eligibility circumstances.
  • Age Bound: Candidates must be completed 18 year and not more than 30 years of Age (As on 01-08-2013). However, age Relaxations are there for Reserved Category Candidates.
  • Educational Certificates: The Minimum obligation is Graduation; therefore, the candidate who is going to apply must have completed Degree in any discipline from a renowned University of India
  • Physical Obligation: Candidates must be physically fit for the services and must meet the Physical Ethics as stated in the Notification.
  • Number of Attempts: There is a restraint on number of times; a candidate appear for Civil Services Exam. Here is the Category-wise break-up of attempts that a candidate can undertake

For General Category: Four
For OBC: 7
For Physically Handicapped: 7
SC/ST: Unlimited Times

Civil Services Main Exam 2013 Admission Procedure:-

For exact details and information on application process, please visit their official website.

Civil Services Main Exam 2013 Pattern:-

The Civil Services Main Exam contains of 2 papers.  

Civil Services Main Exam Syllabus 2013:-

The Civil Services Main Exam contains of 2 papers.

Papers I Contains the following Syllabus:-

(1) History of Modern India and Indian Culture
(2) Geogrphy of India
(3) Constitution of India and Indian Polity
(4) Current National issues and topics of social relevance

Papers II Contains the following Syllabus:-

(1) India and the World
(2) India’s Economic Interaction with the World
(3) Developments in the Field of Science & Technology, IT and space
(4) International Affairs and Institutions
(5) Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams

Essay:- Candidates will be compulsory to write an essay on a definite topic. The optimal of subjects will be given. They will be estimated to keep closely to the subject of the essay to assemble their ideas in orderly technique, and to write concisely. Credit will be given for effective and exact expression.

English Qualifying Syllabus for Civil Services Main Exam 2013:-

The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows :-
(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary
(iv) Short Essay

Indian Languages:-

(i) Comprehension of given passages.
(ii) Precis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary.
(iv) Short Essay
(v) Translation from English to the Indian language and vice-versa.

Note 1 : The Papers on Indian languages will be of Matriculation or corresponding standard and will be of qualifying nature only. The marks gained in these papers will not be calculated for grade.

Note 2 : The candidates will have to response the Indian Languages papers in the particular Indian language (excluding where translation is involved).

Important Dates of Civil Services Main Exam 2013:-

Online Admission Starts from 5th March 2013.
Online Admission Ends on 4th April 2013.


Date of Main Exam is on 8th November 2013.
Duration of Examination is of 21 Days.