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    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

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    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?




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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Yes, definitely you can apply for the exam. IAS exam is carried out by UPSC. They set out certain eligibility requirements for applicants. The lower age limit requirement for applicants of IAS exam is 21 years. Those with in the age limit of 30 years are also eligible. Candidates belonging to reserved category can expect relaxation in age. Graduation in any discipline is the educational qualification required to apply for the exam.




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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

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    I'm Mohan
    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?
    HI,
    YES you are eligible for I.A.S at the age of 21 year.
    I.A.S exam is conducted by U.P.S.C once in a year.
    Eligibility criteria:-
    >pass the graduation from recognized university.
    > Age limit:-
    For open category:-21-30year
    For OBC category :- 21-33year
    For ST/SC category:-21-37 year
    > Number of attempts:-
    For open category:- 4
    For ST/SC category:-7
    > Must be citizen of India.

    Good luck!

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hi ,
    To Appear IAS Examination,you need to crack the Civil Service Examination.

    And Your age should between 21 - 30 yrs.So,if your age should between 21 - 30 yrs,then definitely you are Eligible for civil Service Examination.

    The candidate should have a graduate degree from a Recognized University Or Equivalent Qualification.

    30 Yrs for general candidates,33 yrs for OBC candidates and 35 year for SC/ST candidates.

    Three gap from Graduation is not matter,your age should between 21 - 30 yrs and you have a graduate degree.

    Civil service consist of three stage : preliminary,main and Interview.

    Preliminary Examination consist of two paper.Both the paper is Objective type(Multiple Choice).

    Main Examination Consist of nine Paper.

    More details,Visit the official website : www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hi ,
    Yes you are eligible to appear IAS exam at the age of 21 but you should have degree of a recognized university

    IAS is a Civil services examinations which is conducted by UPSC.
    The examination conducted in 3 stages.
    -Civil services preliminary examination(CSP)-Normally conducted during the second half of the may.
    -Civil services (Main) examination conducted during the month of October/November.Here those who are selected in the preliminary examination only are eligible to appear.
    -Those who are select in the main examination will be eligible to appear before the interview.

    Eligibility:

    -A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have the attained the age of 30 years.
    -you have to bachelor degree of a recognized university.

    No.of attempts:

    -4 for general candidates
    -7 for OBC candidates.
    -No limit for ST/SC candidates.


    If you fulfill those qualifications then you are eligible for IAS exam.
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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    IAS means Indian Administrative Services , IAS examination is conducted by UPSC for every year .

    If your interested to participate in IAS examination then you have complete your graduation in Bachelor degree in discipline from recognized university .

    your age should be 21 to 30 years and the relaxation is given for ,

    >> SC/ST candidates for 5 years
    >> OBC Candidates fr 3 years ,

    For general category candidates are eligible to give 4 time attempt examination and OBC candidates for 7 times and there is no limit for sc/st candidates .

    Syllabus for IAS Examination :

    For Preliminary Examination : Indian history and national movements, geography, current events, general science, Indian polity and government, economics etc.

    For Main Examination : Comprehension, Reasoning, Problem Solving, Decision Making, General Ability, English language

    Coaching classes for IAS examination : Achievers Academy , Kashmir Study Circle , Civil Service Academy , Brilliant Tutorials Pvt. Ltd , Study Center for IAS,
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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    DEAR FRIEND:
    INDIAN ADMISTRATIVE SERVICE

    IAS:INDIAN ADMISTRATIVE SERVICE

    SURE YOU CAN APPLY THE IAS ENTRANCE EXAM. IAS EXAM IS CONDUCT BY THE UPSC FOR EVERY YEAR.

    IAS IS ALSO ONE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE. YOU ARE IN TAMIL NADU YOU WILL ATTENT THE TNPSC EXAM.

    ELIGIBILITY OF IAS:

    1)MUST CITIZEN OF INDIA

    2)AGE SHOULD 21

    3)ANY DEGREE WITH ABOVE 50%

    4)NO OF ATTEMPTS: SC:MANY TIMES , OC:4 TIMES, BC: 7 TIMES ONLY.


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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Eligibility Criterion For IAS Exam

    a candidate needs to clear the Civil Service Exams for becoming an IAS Officer

    The candidate should fulfill the following minimum conditions for appearing in the Civil Service Exams :-

    1) The candidate must be a graduate degree holder or a final year graduation student from a recognized University in any stream

    2) The candidate should be within the age limit of 21-30 years,21-33 years for OBC category and 21-35 years for SC/ST category


    So,yes you can definitely appear if you have crossed 21 years of age

    The maximum number of attempts allowed for general is 4,for OBC its 7 and there is no limit for SC/ST

    The Prelims shall consist of 2 papers which will test your aptitude skills,general knowledge and current affairs

    The Mains shall test your graduation knowledge and will consist of 9 papers

    The forms for the Prelims shall release on 4th February,2012 and the last date for submitting the forms is 5th March,2012

    The Prelims shall take place on 20th May,2012 and the Mains shall be conducted on 5th October,2012

    The candidates who clear the Mains shall qualify for the final interview

    for more information on Civil Service Exams go to http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    hi,friend

    IAS eligibility
    Age limit - 21 to 30 years on 01.07.2011. so if you completed your 21 years on 01.07.2011 ,then you are eligible at age.

    education require - bachelor degree with at least one subject out of bonaty,zoology,geology,chemistry,physics,mathemati cs,stastics,engineering degree,bachelor degree in forestry or in agriculture.

    If you satisfy the above eligibility condition,then you are eligible for IAS at the age of 21 years.

    best of luck..........................

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    Hello Mohan

    YES you can eligible for the IAS exam with your age relaxation buddy.

    All you have to do is to apply for the IAS exam conducted by UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission ) all India wide, you have to work hard dude in order to crack IAS exam as it is one of the toughest exam in India taken up by many young aspirants.

    IAS ( Indian Administrative Service ) is one of the main governing body that run the state and central government. IAS is one of the cadre in All India Services and the controlling authority is Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension.

    The main role of the IAS officer is to handle different affairs of the government which involves in implementing of policy and consultancy with concerned minister.

    In order to appear for UPSC IAS exam you have to meet some of the requirements that is set up by the examining body which includes

    Education :

    you must be a Degree holder in any stream from any recognized university or college with minimum percentage of marks.

    Age Criteria :

    you must have minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years of age, your age is relaxable if you have special category reservation like

    - SC / ST - 5 years
    - OBC - 3 years
    - Ex-Service men - 5 years
    - Defense personnel - 5 years
    - State of Jammu & Kashmir - 5 years

    Nationality : your origin must be Indian, Nepali, Bhutan, Or Tibetan refugee.

    Number of attempts :

    General : 4 attempts
    OBC - 7 attempts
    SC / ST - No restriction

    UPSC IAS exam is mainly conducted in 3 rounds

    1. Prelims
    2. Main
    3. Interview

    If you attempt one section also it comes under counting and you will lost the chance, so dude prepare hard and attempt the exam so that you can get through easily.

    Dude for any further information leave your message here or you can go through

    www.upsc.gov.in

    REGARDS.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    yes........you are eligible for IAS exam after 21 years.....it is eligible for up to 35 years you are eligible for IAS exam ..so you can interested please go and refer group exam papers and also other general questions which are related politics

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Yes,you can appear for IAS exam as the age limit for IAS exam is 21-30 years.
    Also,this age limit is relaxable for st/sc/obc candidates.
    Remember you must also be graduate from recognised university with minimum 50% marks.
    Best of luck

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I'm Mohan
    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?
    Hi ,
    Yes you are eligible to appear IAS exam at the age of 21 but you should have degree of a recognized university

    IAS is a Civil services examinations which is conducted by UPSC.
    The examination conducted in 3 stages.
    • -Civil services preliminary examination(CSP)-Normally conducted during the second half of the may.
    • -Civil services (Main) examination conducted during the month of October/November.Here those who are selected in the preliminary examination only are eligible to appear.
    • -Those who are select in the main examination will be eligible to appear before the interview.
    Eligibility:
    1. - you must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have the attained the age of 30 years.
    2. -you have to bachelor degree of a recognized university.

    No.of attempts:
    • -4 for general candidates
    • -7 for OBC candidates.
    • -No limit for ST/SC candidates.


    If you fulfill those qualifications then you are eligible for IAS exam.




    good luck

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    At the age 21 years you can applicable for 21 years old.

    IAS exam is conducted by UPSC through Civil Service Exam so if you want to go for IAS exam , you can attend to CSAT exam.

    Those candidate are graduate from any recognized university with any discipline are eligible for IAS exam.

    But your age should be in between 22 to 30 years old.Age relaxation is provide for SC/ST/OBC category as per govt rule.

    The maximum attempts for SC/ST candidate is Unlimited. For OBC candidate it is 7 years and for general candidate it will be 5 years.

    Also you must be in citizen in India.

    BEST BOOKS FOR CIVIL SERVICE EXAM

    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
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    UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam: General Studies Solved Papers
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan (2008)


    General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2012 (Paper 1)
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    Publisher: Tata Mc-graw Hill Publishing Co.ltd.-new Delhi (2011)

    The IAS selection process is consist in three way

    1)Preliminary exam
    2)Main exam
    3)Inter View.

    EXAM DATE FOR CSAT EXAM:-

    Civil Services Preliminary Exam, 2012
    Date of notification: 04-02-2012
    Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 05-03-2012
    Date of Exam: 20-05-2012
    Civil Services Main Exam, 2012
    Date of Commencement of Exam: 05-10-2012

    For On-line application click on the link www.upsconline.nic.in

    For more details of IAS exam , please Click on the link http://www.upsc.gov.in



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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?



    Hi dude,

    Yes dude definitely you can appear for IAS exam at the Age of 21 years.

    But you need to complete your Graduation to appear for IAS exam.

    IAS is include in the services which come under civil services.

    Civil service exams are conducted by UPSC.

    This exam is conducted every year to recruite IAS,IPS,IFS officers.

    The exam is conducted in 2 stages:-

    1)Preliminary and

    2)Mains.

    To appear for this exam`s you need to be a graduate from reconized university.

    General candidates have 4 attempts.

    OBC candidates have 7 attempts.

    SC/ST candidates hae no limit.

    So if you satisfy all the Eligibility Criteria of IAS exam then apply for it .

    To apply online (or) for more information regarding civil service exam visit the official webiste of UPSC at :- www.upsc.gov.in



    ALL THE BEST !!!

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

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    Yes Off-course  You are eligible for IAS Exam. This Exam is conducted by Union Public Services Commission each year for recruit the Indian government civil Services.The Eligibility criteria for this Exam is as :-
    1. You must passed the Graduation degree from a recognized University in any stream for IAS Exam
    2.You must be Indian to write the UPSC IAS Exam
    3. Your age must be 21 to 323 years of age to write the IAS Exam
    4. There is relaxation in age for Reserved Category.
    
    Attempts :-There are Unlimited attempts for ST/SC candidates.
    2. There are 7 attempts for OBC Candidate.
    3. There is Four (4) Attempts for General category candidate.
    
    The Important dates are as follow Date of notification: 04-02-2012
    Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 05-03-2012
    Date of Exam: 20-05-2012
    Civil Services Main Exam, 2012
    Date of Commencement of Exam: 05-10-2012 
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    For Further Information visit www.upsc.gov.in
    For online filling form visit www.upsconline.gov.in

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    To become a IAS officer,you should apply for Civil Service exam and should clear the civil service exam with good score.

    To eligible for civil service exam,you should have completed or appearing for final exam of graduation degree with any stream from a recognized university.And your age should be between 21 to 30 years.

    Civil Service exam conducted by Union Public Service commission every year once to take qualified student into different service post in government sector.Civil Service exam consist of two exam that are
    >>Preliminary exam
    >>Main exam

    Preliminary exam notification release on February month every year and exam will held on May month every year.
    Main exam will held on October month every year.

    You should clear Preliminary exam,to eligible for main exam.

    Notification detail for this year:
    Preliminary exam notification released on 11th Feb 2012,closed on 8th March 2012 and exam going to held on 20th May 2012.
    Main exam will held on 15th Oct 2012.

    Visit official website for more details.
    http://www.upsc.com

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Yes, you can appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years. As the min. age required is 21 years to write these exams. You should have completed your degree with any percent

    IAS stands for Indian Administrative Services

    UPSC conducts every year
    So many aspirants (over million people) every year appear in these exams
    Only limited posts (1000 below)

    Eligibility:

    You should have a degree and your nationality must be indian.

    Age limits:
    You must have attained 21 years and not be over 30 years on August 1 of the year of examination.
    The upper age limit is relaxed in specific cases as mentioned below:
    upto a maximum of 5 years if the candidate belongs to SC/ST.
    upto a maximum of 3 years if the candidate belongs to Other Backward Classes(BC's)

    Number of attempts:
    - General candidates: four attempts.
    - Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates: No restriction.
    - Other Backward Classes: seven attempts.

    Fee::
    Rs. 100/-(No fee for SCs/STs/Physically disabled)

    Preliminary Examination would consist of two papers- Paper I and Paper II.
    Syllabus for CSAT as proposed by UPSC
    (Paper 1) (200 marks) - Duration : Two hrs
    (Paper II) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs
    The final interview is of 300 marks.

    Every candidate is asked for his preferences in civil services. Mostly choose IAS but a few also choose Indian Foreign Service.
    The entire selection process lasts 15-20 months.

    About 300-400 candidates are finally selected but a rank in 50-60 can guarantee IAS-IFS selection.

    You can write in the foll.languages:

    • Telugu
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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hello friend !!


    You are Eligible for IAS .


    I.A.S stands for Indian Administrative Services.





    Indian Administrative Service Exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year in a pan-Indian basis.

    IAS is the most intelligent exams to crack and successfully join this stellar Central Govt. service.

    IAS Exam 2012 :

    The IAS Exam will consist of three stages:

    Prelims,
    Mains, and
    Interview (Personality Test).

    While

    The Preliminary Exam will be Objective in nature,
    The Mains will be Written and
    The Personality Test is Verbal.

    You have to clear the preceding stage to reach the next stage of IAS 2012 Exam.

    For instance you will need to first crack the IAS prelims, then appear for the mains, and based on the marks obtained you may be called for the IAS interview, the final frontier.

    IAS 2012 Notification / Important Dates :-

    Prelims :-

    Date of Notification:-04 Feb 2012

    Last date for receipt of applications:- 05 Mar 2012

    Date of Commencement :- 20 May 2012 (Sunday)
    Duration:- 1 Day

    Mains :-

    Date of Commencement :- 05 October 2012 (Friday)
    Duration:- 21 Days

    The Eligibility for appearing IAS Examination is :

    Bachelor’s degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification with a minimum of 50% as aggregate.

    You must be an Age in between 21-30 years as on & the Upper age limit relaxable for SCs/STs, OBCs and certain other categories .

    No. of permissible attempts are Four for general category students , Seven attemps of OBCs and no limit for SCs/STs .

    So as per this you are positively eligible for IAS 2012 at your 21, but remember you should also satisfy the remaining eligibility statements.


    Examination Pattern and Weight-age :





    IAS Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2012 :-

    (Paper 1) (200 marks) - Duration : Two hrs.


    * Current events of national and international importance
    * History of India and Indian national movement
    * Indian and World Geography- physical, social, economic geography of India and the world
    * Indian Polity and governance – constitution, political system, panchayati raj, public policy, Rights issues, etc.
    * Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives etc.
    * General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change-that donot require subject specialization
    * General science.

    (Paper II) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs


    * Comprehension
    * Interpersonal skills including communication skills
    * Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    * Decision making and problem solving
    * General mental ability
    * Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. –Class X level)
    * English language comprehension skills (Class X level)
    * Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.
    * The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.

    IAS Mains Exam Syllabus 2012 :-

    English


    (i) Comprehension of given passages.
    (ii) Precis Writing
    (iii) Usage and Vocabulary
    (iv) Short Essay

    Indian Language


    (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.

    General Studies .


    The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services.
    The questions are likely to test the candidate’s basic understanding of all relevant issues, and ability to analyze, and take a view on conflicting socio-economic goals, objectives and demands.


    Good Luck !!

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    If you satisfy the following eligibility of IAS,then you can appear in IAS.

    (1) Age limits :
    21-30 years as on 1.7.2012. (Upper age limit relaxable for SCs/STs, OBCs and certain other categories as specified in Para 3(ii) of Notice).

    (2) Educational Qualifications :
    Bachelor’s degree of a recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physcs, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Enginerring or an equivalent qualification

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hello!
    IAS stands for Indian Administrative Service .To become IAS/IPS Officer, you have to Apply for the UPSC Civil services examination (CSE) and this examination is Conducted by UPSC

    ELIGIBILITY:>>
    To apply for IAS examination you have to complete your Graduate degree course from a recognised University.Final year Graduate appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for this examination.

    AGE:>>
    To apply for this examination, your age should between 21 to 30 Years, Upper age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST/OBC Candidates.

    PATTERN OF EXAMINATION:>>
    This examination is Conducted in 2 stages :
    >> Preliminary examination
    >> Main examination

    Firstly, You have to cracked the Preliminary examination, this examination is Objective and there are 2 papers in this examination and Both are of Same Marks and Duration.

    Main examination is Descriptive and there are 9 Papers in this examination and you have to choose the Optional Subjects on the Basis of Graduation.

    >Finally Selected candidates are eligible for Interview for Final Selection.
    Important dates:>>
    Notification may Published on 04/Feb/2012 in the employment Newspaper or in the UPSC Website.
    >The last date of apply for this examination 05/March/2012
    >Preliminary examination will be held on 20/May/2012.
    Official website of UPSC:
    http://upsc.gov.in


    All the best!

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hi buddy,

    Yes you are surely eligible to appear for the IAS exam at the age of 21 years.

    IAS stands for Indian Administrative service and the exam is conducted by the UPSC(Union public service Commission) board . The Notifications about the exams are given in the empployment newspapers or it is updated in the UPSC website.

    To appear for the exams the basic eligibility criteria are:
    • You must be a graduate from A Recognized University .
    • Even Final Year graduates can also apply for the exam.
    • Your age must be 21 years and maximum age must be 30 years( General Category Candidates).
    • Age Relaxation For OBC is 3 years(33 years).
    • Age Relaxation for SC/ST is 5 years(35 years).

    Attempts:
    • General Category- 4 times
    • OBC Candidates- 7 times.
    • SC/ST Candidates do not have any limits to appear for the exam.


    The Exam is conducted in 2 phases i.e Preliminary phase and the main exam. The Preliminary exam consists of 2 papers each carrying 200 marks. The Main exam consists of 9 papers. If you get qualified in the above exams then you will be facing an interview.





    For more details log onto: http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Good Luck

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hi,
    IAS is Indian Administrative Service which are the exams conducted by UPSC(Union Public Service Commission).Yes you can apply for the IAS exam if you are at the age of 21.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    >Academic Qualification:
    Graduation course from any recognised university.

    >Age Limit:
    21-31 years (3 years relaxation for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST)

    >Number of permissible attempts:
    4 attempts (7 attempts for OBC and unlimited for SC/ST)

    The selection will be in the form of:

    >Preliminary Exam(Which are held in May)
    >Main Exam{Which are held in October/November)
    >Interview(Which are held in March/April)

    After completion of the Prelims you need to write Mains exam which is again followed by an Interview.

    If you want to get more Information about the IAS exam then you can log on to the Official website:www.upsc.gov.in

    If you want to become an IAS officer then you need to really work hard from now onwards.You should be so determined that you should not drop your study hours at any cost and you should read books a lot for each subjects and if possible you attend some coaching classes for cracking this exams.

    It consists of two paper and each paper of Two hours..


    (Paper 1) (200 marks) consists of

    >Current events.
    >History
    >Geography
    >Indian Polity and governance
    >Economic and social development
    >and General science.


    It is of purely objective type and qualifying exam...

    (Paper II) (200 marks)

    >Comprehension
    >Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    >Decision making and problem solving
    >General mental ability
    >Basic numeracy(Class X level)
    >English language comprehension skills (Class X level)

    It is of purely subjective type and followed by interview....
    Based on the overall ranking and your choice of cadre, you will be provided IFS (Indian Foreign Service), IAS or IPS. The higher your rank, the choice is with you.

    In comprehension subjective paper following are the optional subject you can choose any one of it

    >Agriculture
    >Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
    >Anthropology
    >Botany
    >Chemistry
    >Civil Engineering
    >Commerce and Accountancy
    >Economics
    >Electrical Engineering
    >Geography
    >Geology
    >History
    >Law
    >Management
    >Mathematics
    >Mechanical Engineering
    >Medical Science
    >Philosophy
    >Physics
    >Political Science and International
    >Relations
    >Psychology
    >Public Administration
    >Sociology
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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?


    YES DUDE,,,,,,,

    You are very much eligible to apply for the IAS exam.
    look IAS is one of the most respectable and powerful post in our country
    Many people apply yearly but only a few get selected .
    You are the ultimate law protector and have many facilities also


    Eligibility criteria for IAS /IPSexam:-

    Education qualification:
    Candidate should have minimum graduation degree with any discipline from a recognized university.

    Age eligibility:
    For General category candidate,age should be between 21 to 30 years
    For OBC category candidates age should be between 21 to 33 years
    For SC/ST category candidates,only minimum age is required i.e 21 years.

    Number of attempts:
    4 attempts for General category candidates
    7 attempts for OBC category candidates
    Unlimited attempts for sc/st category candidates

    all the best.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    u can definitely apply for the exam. it is held by UPSC. They set out certain eligibility requirements for applicants. The age limit is 21 years.candidates belonging to reserved category can expect relaxation in age. u will also have relaxation if ur father or guardian are IAS graduate.. Graduation in any discipline is the educational qualification required to apply for the exam.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I'm Mohan
    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?
    Hello friend...



    *IAS is one of the professional career option which re having many opportunities to join in the IAS you have to write the entrance examination before you apply to the exam you must follow some eligibility conditions

    YES.... you can appear for IAS exam at the age of 21

    Entrance examination

    You have to write IAS entrance examination which is conducted by UPSC.

    Eligibility criteria

    -->You must complete your graduation course from a recognized university

    -->Your age should be between 21 years -- 30 years

    -->Age relaxation fro reserved categories


    Examination pattern

    --> Preliminary examination

    --> Main examination

    -->Interview



    Syllabus fro the exam


    * History of India and Indian national movement

    * Indian and World Geography- physical, social, economic geography of India and the world

    * Indian Polity and governance – constitution, political system, panchayati raj, public policy, Rights issues, etc.

    * Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics,
    social sector initiatives etc.


    * General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change-that donot require subject specialization

    * General science.

    * Comprehension


    * Interpersonal skills including communication skills

    * Logical reasoning and analytical ability

    * Decision making and problem solving

    * General mental ability

    * Basic numeracy

    *Data interpretation



    good luck

    all the best

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Yes off course you can appear for civil services examination or IAS(Indian administrative services) examination at the age of 21 years.
    Actually you need to fulfill the age limit criteria for the purpose of appearing for the examination.The age limit range for the general
    category is from 21 to 30 years of age(This age criteria varies for other categories for example- Scheduled castes and scheduled
    tribes,etc).So, according to this criteria, you are eligible to appear for the exam.Secondly you also need to satisfy the minimum qualification
    criteria which is that you must be a graduate from a recognized university.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Hello Friend,



    Yes, you can apply for IAS. for these you have to write civil services examination which is conducted by UPSC(Union public service commission) this UPSC is a govt body which is committed to recruit the top brains of India to place them in high positions like IAS/IPS/IFS etc., which are shortly called as civil services

    You must be a graduate with minimum of 60%.

    General candidates:
    Age Limit: 21 - 30 years

    OBC:
    Age Limit: 21 - 30 Years

    SC/ST:
    Age limit: Relaxation of upto 5 years in the standard limit of (21-30 years).

    Physically challenged, but belongs to general category age limit:
    Relaxation of upto 10 years in the standard limit of (21-30 years), depending upon the percentage of disability. Physically Challenged candidate must have at least 40% disability.

    Physically challenged+backward community (SC/ST/OBC) age limit:
    Relaxation of upto 10 years in the standard limit of (21-30 years), depending upon the percentage of disability. Physically Challenged candidate must have at least 40% disability.

    Civil service examination consist of:

    *Preliminary examination
    *Main examination
    *Interview.



    All the best..........

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    OFCOURSE, definitely you can apply for the exam. IAS exam is carried out by UPSC. They set out certain eligibility requirements for applicants. The lower age limit requirement for applicants of IAS exam is 21 years. Those with in the age limit of 30 years are also eligible. Candidates belonging to reserved category can expect relaxation in age. Graduation in any discipline is the educational qualification required to apply for the exam.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    heylo,


    YES you are eligible for I.A.S at the age of 21 year.


    I.A.S exam is conducted by U.P.S.C once in a year.


    Eligibility criteria:-


    >pass the graduation from recognized university.


    > Age limit:-



    For open category:-21-30year

    For OBC category :- 21-33year

    For ST/SC category:-21-37 year

    > Number of attempts:-

    For open category:- 4

    For ST/SC category:-7



    IAS Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2012 :-

    (Paper 1) (200 marks) - Duration : Two hrs.


    * Current events of national and international importance

    * History of India and Indian national movement

    * Indian and World Geography- physical, social, economic geography of India and the world

    * Indian Polity and governance – constitution, political system, panchayati raj, public policy, Rights issues, etc.

    * Economic and social development – sustainable development, poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives etc.

    * General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate change-that donot require subject specialization

    * General science.


    (Paper II) (200 marks) – Duration : Two hrs


    * Comprehension

    * Interpersonal skills including communication skills

    * Logical reasoning and analytical ability

    * Decision making and problem solving

    * General mental ability

    * Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. –Class X level)

    * English language comprehension skills (Class X level)

    * Questions relating to English Language Comprehension skills of Class X level (last item in the Syllabus of Paper-II) will be tested through passages from English language only without
    providing Hindi translation thereof in the question paper.

    * The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type.




    gdluck

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    HI Friend,

    yes you can be IAS, if you satisfy other Eligibility Criteria , and Crack the IAS Civil Service Examination.

    Eligibility for IAS :

    (i) Age limits :

    21-30 years as on 1.7.2011, 35 years for SC/ST and 33 for OBC .

    education :
    Bachelor’s degree of a recognised university.

    Important dates for UPSC Exam is:

    Important dates ::

    Date of Notification::04.02.2012
    Last date for receipt for application:: 05.03.2012
    Date of Preliminary Examination ::20.05.2012
    Date of main examination ::05.10.2012

    Good Luck!!

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    ELIGIBILITY FOR IAS :

    any degree with 60% marks from a recognized university

    age limit :
    21 to 30 years for general candidates
    21 to 33 years for obc candidates
    21 to 35 years for sc/st candidates

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    FRIEND,

    Yes you are eligible to appear in the IAS exam at this age of 21 years.

    IAS stands for INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES and the exam conducted is called CIVIL SERVICES exam which is conducted every year.

    THE STAGE OF SELECTION:

    1)CIVIL SERVICES APTITUDE TEST
    2)MAINS EXAM
    3)PERSONAL INTERVIEW

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR THE EXAM IS:


    1)You must be an INDIAN Citizen

    2)Your educational qualification must be a graduation in any field from any recognized University.

    3)If you are in the final year of graduation then also you are eligible for the exam.

    4)Your age must be between 21 years to 30 years.

    Relaxation for the Reserved categories
    • FOR SC/ST : 5 years
    • FOR OBC : 3 years
    5)NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS:
    • FOR GENERAL CATEGORY: 4 Attempts
    • FOR SC/ST CATEGORY : No limit
    • FOR OBC CATEGORY : 7 attempts

    APPLICATION FORM: You can fill it online or Offline.The Application form is free for reserved categories.The Cost of Application form is Rs 100/ only.

    To fill the form you can check the website www.upsconline.nic.in or you can buy it from the designated post offices across the country.

    ->THE LIST OF SUBJECTS WHICH ARE OPTIONAL ARE:



    ->THE SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR THE CIVIL SERVICES EXAM IS:



    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Yes of course , you are eligible to apply for IAS examination.To apply for this examination , the candidate need to completed graduate degree from a recognized University or equivalent qualification and final year candidate may also eligible to apply for IAS examination.

    To become a IAS officer , the candidate have to clear the Civil Service examination and the Civil Service examination can be divided into three stage : - 1 ) Preliminary 2)Main 3)Interview.

    Minimum Qualification for this examination is the candidate have to hold their degree with any desire area from a recognized University or equivalent qualification and there is no restricuation of makrs in their examination.Any eligible candidate can apply for IAS examination.

    The candidate must have a minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years at the time of appearing for this examination and Upper age limit is applicable for SC/ST and OBC candidates.

    This year Civil Service notification was already announced and last date for receipt of application was already over if you are not fill the application forms then you are missed the chance.But don't worry next notification will be publish in the month of Feb or March in the official website as well as employment news papers.

    Official website :- www.upsc.gov.in

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    Thumbs up Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I'm Mohan
    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?
    Hey friend,


    IAS Stands for Indian Administration Service

    This exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission

    It is held once in a year.To a become a IAS officer you need to write the Civil Service examination.

    Selection Procedure:
    • Preliminary Exam
    • Main Exam
    • Personal Interview


    Eligibility Criteria For IAS :

    Candidate who are wishing to apply for the IAS Exam must satisfy the eligibility criteria framed for the exam and out f which:

    Candidate appearing for the exam must be a citizen of India

    Age Limits:

    For General candidates : 21-30 years

    For SC/ST candidates : 21-35 years

    For OBC candidates : 21-33 years

    For Ex-service candidates : 5 years Extra from the prescribed limits

    Education Qualification:

    Candidate need to have completed a degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a fair percentage.


    With 21 years,you can absolutely apply for the IAS exam,but stll you need to satisfy the other criteria's framed for the exam


    Number of Attempts:

    For SC/ST candidates : No limits.
    For General candidates : 4 attempts
    For OBC candidates : 7 attempts.


    You can get more information regarding the exam at the official site of UPSC at http://www.upsc.gov.in


    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    There are some selection procedure such as:

    Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam is generally conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) to recruit the Indian Military Academy(IMA), Officers Training Academy(OTA), Naval Academy and Air Force Academy(AFA)

    According to the Eligibility Criteria:

    Flying branch as pilot will be selected through Short Service Commission for men & women

    Age:

    i) 19 to 23 years
    ii) 19 to 25 years for CPL Holders which is issued by DGCA ,India.

    Upper age limit is relaxed up to 25 years.

    Marital Status:

    You have to be Single.

    Nationality:

    You have to be Indian

    Gender:

    Men and women can apply for the examination.

    Educational Qualifications


    1:You have to be Graduate of 3 years course in any discipline from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together and have Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level.

    or

    You should have a degree of BE / B Tech of 4 years course from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together.

    2. Final year students can also apply,having no backlog and minimum 60 % aggregate marks in the previous year's semesters.

    Generally,the notice is published in the month of March and September every year.

    keep visiting the official site:http://careerairforce.nic.in

    Good Luck . . .

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    hi friend

    IAS eligibility criteria

    1.Age limit:

    21-30 years as on 1.7.2012 (upper age limit relaxable for sc/st,obc and certain other categories as specified in para 3.2 of notification)

    2.Education qualification

    Bachelor's degree of recognized university with at least on of the subject namely maths botany, chemistry and more

    all the best

    best regards

    prasad4u

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    If you have attained the age of 21 years, then you are eligible for UPSC Civil services examination, because to apply for this examination, your age should between 21 to 30 years. If you have attained the age of 21 years, then you can apply for civil services examination. But the last date of apply for this examination was already completed. If you have missed the chance in this year, then please prepare for next year examination.

    The Notification of Civil services examination will generally published in the employment Newspaper OR in the UPSC Website in the month of February.

    To apply for this examination your must have completed your Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognized University, Final year appearing candidates are also eligible for this examination. The Upper age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST/OBC Candidates. The upper age limit will be relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates, by 3 years for candidates of OBC.

    Civil Services Examination is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various services like the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service and Indian Police Service, as well as Group A and Group B Central Services.

    But, in this examination, you will get certain limits to crack this examination. If you failed to cracked this examination within the given chances, then you can’t apply for this examination again in future.

    Number of Attempts:
    ----------------------

    ~~ For General candidates: 4 Attempts
    ~~ For OBC Candidates: 7 Attempts
    ~~ For SC/ST: No Limits

    The last date of apply for this examination was already over on 05/March/2012.

    The examination will be held on 20/May/2012.

    The examination is conducted in 2 stages, Preliminary examination and Main examination. Preliminary examination was Objective and there are 2 papers in this examination, those who cracked the Preliminary examination are eligible for Main examination. In Main examination there are 9 papers and you have to choose the subjects in main examination on the basis of Graduation. The Question Papers III to IX will be set both in Hindi and English.

    If you are Interested in this examination, then please prepare well for the examination as per the syllabus and Pattern and if you need more information then please check official website :







    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    yes, you can apply at 21 years of age for IAS exam.

    Details Eligibility Criteria:-

    - You must be Indian citizen.

    - You must have completed your graduation from recognized university.

    - A candidate who have completed his/her graduation from technical / profession courses are also eligible to apply.

    - Final year candidate can also eligible to apply for this exam.

    - Only passing mark is required .

    - Your age must not be less than 21 years & must not be greater than 30 years.

    - Upper age relaxation is available for SC/ST, O.B.C candidates.

    - For SC/ST- 5 years of age relaxation is available.

    - For O.B.C.- 3 years of age relaxation is available.

    - Candidate must be physically fit.

    - Number of attempts is 4 for open category, 7 for O.B.C. category, unlimited for SC/ST candidates.

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    Re: Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I'm Mohan
    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?
    Hey friend,

    IAS is one of the Civil Service post and for applying for this post you need to write the Civil Service Exam which is being conducted by UPSC.This exam is conducted every year.


    Can I appear in IAS exam at the age of 21 years?


    Yeah,of course you can apply for the IAS exam at the age of 21 years.There are certain eligibility criteria which are being framed for the IAS exam which has to be satisfied by the candidate in order to be eligible for the IAS exam.


    Eligibility Needed:

    >> Candidate should be a citizen of India.

    >> The age limit for the exam is that the candidate must have 21-30 years for General category

    >> For OBC candidates need to have a age limit of 21-33 years

    >> For SC/ST candidates need to have 21-35 years.

    >> Education qualification needed by the candidate is that the candidate must have completed a degree from a recognzied university.

    >> Even final year candidates can apply for the IPS Exam.


    You can apply for the IAS exam either Online or Offline

    You can get more information regarding the IAS exam at the official site of UPSC at http://www.upsc.gov.in


    ALL THE BEST

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