How Many Students Appeared for UPSC 2022? - UPSC Pass Percentage

By K Balaji|Updated : November 11th, 2022

UPSC exam is one of the toughest exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission every year to recruit candidates for the posts of IPS, IAS, IFS, IRS, and rest 20 civil services. This year, the Prelims exam was conducted on 05 June 2022 and those who cleared it appeared in the Mains paper from 16 to 25 September 2022. How many students appeared for UPSC 2022 has been the most crucial question for the candidates who desire to appear for the civil service exam in the coming years. Every year approximately 1000000 students appear for the exam. However, the total UPSC pass percentage of candidates is 0.2%.

In this article, aspirants can check how many people appear for UPSC 2022 and the selection ratio or the pass percentage of the candidates in Prelims, Mains, and the Interview.

How Many Students Appeared for UPSC 2022?

Millions of candidates apply for the UPSC exam yearly, but only a few clear the exam to get into their desired job. Though the Commission opens the opportunity for only 1000 vacancies, the number of candidates who appear for the exam is increasing rapidly because of the prestige, job security, publicity, and increase in salary that comes with the posts.

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The number of students who applied for the UPSC 2022 exam was 11.52 lakhs, out of which 13090 cleared the Prelims exam and qualified for Mains. Here is the table of the number of candidates who appeared for the UPSC Exam from 2006 and how many cleared the exam-

Year

Number of Student applied

Number of Students Who appeared for Prelims

Number of Students Who qualified for Mains

Number of Students Who appeared for Mains

Number of Students Who appeared for Interview

Number of Students Who Cleared the Exam

2006

383983

195803

7692

7496

1408

-

2007

333680

161469

9158

8886

1883

553

2008

325433

167035

11669

11330

2136

734

2009

409110

193091

11894

11516

2431

881

2010

547698

269036

12271

11865

2589

989

2011

499120

243236

11837

11237

2415

965

2012

550080

271442

12795

12190

2674

999

2013

776604

324279

14800

14178

3001

998

2014

947428

446623

16706

16286

3308

1122

2015

945908

465882

15008

15,008

2797

1236

2016

1128262

459659

15382

15149

2961

1078

2017

969065

462848

13300

13060

2564

1056

2018

1065552

500484

10419

10246

1992

-

2019

1135261

568282

11845

11700*

2034

829

2020

1057948

-

-

-

-

-

2021

1093948

508619

10000

-

-

761

2022

1152000

-

13,090

-

-

-

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FAQs on How Many Students Appeared for UPSC 2022?

  • Every year, an average of 900000 to 1000000 students appear for the UPSC Exam. However, they undergo three exam stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interviews. Of these candidates, only 1000 (approx) qualify for the Civil services examination.

  • The number of students who appeared for UPSC 2022 is 11.52 lakh (approximately) for 1022 posts. The exam was conducted on June 5, 2022. Out of these students, 13,090 candidates were classified for UPSC Mains 2022.

  • The total number of UPSC vacancies in 2022 was 891. However, Union Public Service Commission issued an addendum regarding the total number of vacancies in the Civil Services Exam. According to the addition, the total vacancies for UPSC was increased to 1011.

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