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    Can I apply for IAS exam after BFA (Bachelors in Fine Arts)?

    CAN I APPLY FOR IAS EXAM WITH A BFA(bachelors ints degree)? fine ar
    I have done my Bachelors in fine arts (art history) from VBU, I would want to know if I am eligible for the IAS entrance examination or not ?

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    Join Date
    May 2011

    Re: Can I apply for IAS exam after BFA (Bachelors in Fine Arts)?

    IAS Stands for Indian Administrative Service Examination .IAS is conducted by Union Public Service Commission Once in a year .

    If you have completed Graduation in any discipline from recognized university are eligible for IAS exam.There is no marks criteria.Final year student are applicable for IAS Exam.If you have completed BFA degree then you are applicable for IAS exam .

    Your age should be in between 21 years to 30 years for general candidates .Age relaxation is given below -

    5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates
    3 years relaxation for OBC Candidates
    10 years relaxation for PHC candidates
    5 years relaxation for Ex-serviceman

    No. of Attempts:-

    For General: 3
    For OBC: 7
    For SC/ST: No Restriction

    IAS exam is consist of 3 process - Preliminary Exam . Mains Exam and Personal Interview.

    I have listed some books name which are very helpful for you so you should prepare well this books .

    Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations
    by M. Laxmikanth
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

    Modern Indian History
    by Tarique Mohammad
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

    Objective General Studies For UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination
    by A. R. Khan
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

    UPSC Portal: General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability
    by Sachchida Nand Jha
    Publisher: UPSC Portal Publications

    IAS PRE: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
    by Upscportal
    Publisher: Upscportal.com

    Last date for received application form is over for this year .You can wait for next year notification .

    For more details about IAS exam please visit to

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    Prakash Deb
    Join Date
    Jan 2013

    Re: Can I apply for IAS exam after BFA (Bachelors in Fine Arts)?

    Yes friend you are eligible for IAS Exam with a BFA(Bechelor in Fine Arts)degree VBU,

    To get the eligibility you are to follow UPSC conducted IAS entrance exam.eligibility.

    IAS(Indian Administrative Services)entrance exam.is conducted by UPSC every year,

    this exam.is the part of Indian Civil Services.


    **A Graduate or a final year candidate from the recognized University in any discipline/stream can write UPSC IAS entrance examination.

    **Age: General: 21-30 years, OBC: 21-33 years, S/C S/T: 21-35 years,PWD: 21-40 years,

    **Nationality: Indian.

    **Attempts: General: 4 attempts, OBC: 7 attempts, S/C S/T: No limit.

    Following above IAS UPSC eligibility criteria you can apply for UPSC IAS exam.

    To get selection You are to crack:-

    a)Written CSAT

    b)Written Mains

    c)Interview/medical test.

    To know detail you can log on http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Thank You,

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    Join Date
    Aug 2013

    Re: Can I apply for IAS exam after BFA (Bachelors in Fine Arts)?

    your answer is here.
    you can apply.
    but you have to work hard as your all subjects are different .you have to work on new subjects .
    you can also check this official site for help www.upsc.gov.in

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