Civil Services Exam – Frequently Asked Questions
Ans. Civil Services Examination is one of the toughest examinations to crack, however, it is not impossible to clear this exam. The syllabus and the exam pattern of the Civil Service Exam make it hard for an aspirant, but with a clear strategy, one can qualify for civil services.
Ans. UPSC Full Form is Union Public Service Commission. It is the apex body that conducts various examinations. Civil Service Exam is one of the exams held by UPSC that recruits for IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, etc. Find out the dates of these examinations in the UPSC Calendar 2022.
Ans. There isn’t any good or bad degree for Civil Services. As per the UPSC Notification, a candidate with a bachelor’s degree from a government-recognized university/college/institute is eligible for the exam. However, there are candidates who align their graduation with UPSC preparation, hence it is advisable to choose a subject that is also asked in IAS Exam. For example, one can choose History Optional if he/she had ‘History’ as a graduation subject.
Ans. No, the basic educational qualification is a graduation degree. After 12th, one is needed to complete a Bachelor’s course from a college or an institute recognized by the Government. A final year college student can apply for Civil Services.