UPSC Notification 2022 PDF Out for 861 Vacancy: Download IAS Prelims Notification in English & Hindi

By Arpit Kumar Jain|Updated : July 6th, 2022

UPSC Notification for UPSC Mains 2022 is released by the UPSC. Union Public Service Commission has released the IAS Notification PDF on its official website including all the details about the UPSC CSE Exam 2022 such as vacancy, dates, and more. The UPSC Civil Services Notification 2022 was released on 02 February 2022. Candidates must download the UPSC CSE Notification 2022 pdf to ensure they are well-versed with all the important exam details.

The direct link to download the UPSC Notification 2022 is mentioned here. UPSC has announced the latest IAS notification 2022 for 861 vacancies. The UPSC IAS Notification 2022 is available in both English and Hindi.  

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UPSC Civil Services Exam Notification 2022 PDF

The official IAS notification 2022 has been released for 861 vacancies. Along with the notification, the process of filling UPSC IAS Prelims Application Form 2022 was also open till 22 February 2022. UPSC has released the official notification to fill the UPSC Mains 2022 form. Candidates must carefully fill up their UPSC DAF for the Upcoming UPSC Mains 2022.


The UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 was conducted on 05 June 2022. UPSC has published the UPSC CSE Exam date 2022 in the official UPSC Exam calendar 2022.

Applicants must download and go through the UPSC Notification 2022 in detail to have a better understanding of the exam. 

Check UPSC Civil Services exam important dates, key highlights, application form link, fee, eligibility, selection procedure, etc below. The UPSC official notification 2022 includes the following details about the exam

  • Application form details, How to apply for UPSC CSE 2022
  • UPSC CSE Eligibility 2022
  • List of services and posts
  • Exam Centre list 
  • IAS Exam Pattern 2022
  • UPSC CSE Syllabus 
  • Optional Subjects, and more

UPSC CSE Notification 2022: Important dates

Check all the important dates as per the UPSC Exam Calendar 2022 below. The official UPSC CSE recruitment notification has been released.

UPSC IAS Exam 2022 Events

UPSC CSE Exam Dates

UPSC CSE Notification 2022 Release Date 

02 February 2022

IAS Application Start Date 2022

02 February 2022

Last date to apply for UPSC IAS Exam 2022

22 February 2022

IAS Prelims Admit Card Release Date 2022

Last week of May 2022

IAS Prelims Exam Date 2022

05 June 2022

UPSC CSE Prelims Result 2022

October 2022

IAS Mains Exam Date 2022

16 September 2022

UPSC IAS Mains Result 2022

to be announced

UPSC IAS Interview Dates 2022

to be announced

UPSC IAS Result 2022 (Final list of selected candidates)

to be announced

Check all the important dates as per the UPSC Notification 2022. The notification pdf is yet to be released, however, the mentioned dates are as per the UPSC Calendar 2022. Check all the latest UPSC IAS Dates 2022

UPSC Civil Services Notification Vacancies 2022

The UPSC CSE vacancy 2022 has been released along with the release of the recruitment notification.  Total IAS Vacancy 2022 of 861 also includes vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category. However, last year, the commission announced 712 vacancies.

Below you can go through the breakdown of the UPSC 2022 post details. 

S. No.

Name of the Post


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


Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A


Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’


Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)


Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’


Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A


Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A


Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A


Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A


Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’


Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’


Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’


Indian Trade Service, Group 'A


Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’


Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)


Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B'


Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'


Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'


Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’

The number of vacancies to be filled is 712 and is based on the result of the examination, including the bifurcation of allotment as follows:

  • few vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category i.e.
  • few vacancies for the blindness and low vision
  • few vacancies for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • few vacancies for the locomotor r disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy etc
  • few  vacancies for multiple disabilities
Category Vacancy 
Persons with Benchmark Disability Category34
blindness and low vision7
deaf and hard of hearing11
locomotor disability8
multiple disabilities8

Note: The final number of vacancies may undergo change after getting a firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities.

Vacancies under the Reservation:

Reservation will be allotted for the candidates belonging to

  • Scheduled Castes
  • Scheduled Tribes
  • Other Backward Classes
  • Economically Weaker Sections
  • Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies (may be fixed by the Government)

UPSC Notification 2022: Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the UPSC CSE 2022, make sure you fulfil the following UPSC eligibility criteria as described below:

1. Nationality:

(a) A candidate must be a citizen of India for becoming the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service, and the Indian Police Service, a candidate.

(b) And for other services, a candidate must either be:

  • a citizen of India or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Note: For the PIOs, a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India is a mandatory requisite.

  1. Age: The minimum age is 21 years, and the maximum age is 32 years as on the 1st August 2022.

2. Age Relaxation



5 years

Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe

3 years

Other Backward Classes

3 years

Defence Services Personnel

  • disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or
  • in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

5 years

Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service

Note: For the details, please refer to the Official UPSC CSE Notification 2020.

3. Educational Qualification:

The candidate must possess a degree from the recognized University or educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification

** For details visit the Official Notification.

UPSC CSE Notification: Application Form 2022

The link to UPSC apply online for the UPSC CSE Preliminary Examination 2022 is active from 02 February 2022 to 21 February 2022. Candidates awaiting this opportunity can apply online after going through the notification details. Furthermore, for your convenience, the direct link to apply online is mentioned here. 

UPSC CSE Apply Online 2022 (Link Active)

The UPSC CSE Preliminary Examination 2022 seeks applications for the Civil Services and the Indian Forest Service Examinations. Please remember that the eligibility criteria and other selection norms apply to the same. Also, be vigilant that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres. The allotment of the centres will be on the 'first-apply-first-allot' basis.

It is advisable that, apply early so that the 'Centre of choice' could be allotted!

IAS Application Fee

Check the application fee for UPSC Apply Online 2022 below


Examination Fee


Rs. 100


Rs. 100

SC/ST/Women /PH


Mode of Payment: Both online, by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI and offline by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India.

Note: "Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated one day before the closing date. However, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of the SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.

In the withdrawal of application: In case, anyone is having second thoughts about appearing for the examination this year and seeking the cancellation of the application for the year 2022, then he/she can withdraw the application.

UPSC CSE Notification: Selection Procedure 2022

To qualify and become a Civil Servant in through UPSC, you need to appear and crack all the three stages as mentioned below:

  • Preliminary Examination: Qualifying in nature
  • Main Examination: The marks obtained in this phase are considered for the final selection. These marks decide the rank and hence, the posts allotted to a candidate.
  • Interview: The purpose of the interview is to assess the true and authentic self of an individual. It is to check whether the candidate is suitable for a career in the civil services and serve the society with zeal. Overall, it is not a knowledge test but a personality test. The interview panel just observes how a candidate responds to a given question, the approach is important.
  • Number of Attempts: The Union Public Service Commission allows the number of attempts as per the category he/she belongs:


Number of Attempts





Persons with Benchmark Disability belonging to the General and EWS Category


Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

No restrictions applicable

Note: A candidate who is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) or the Indian Foreign Service(IFS) on the results of an earlier examination and continues to be a member of that service will not be eligible to compete at this examination.

UPSC Exam Pattern 2022

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is carried out in successive stages:

  • CSE Preliminary Examination

This examination is Objective type and is conducted for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained in this examination is not counted for the final merit list.

  • CSE Main Examination (Written and Interview)

This examination is a rigorous activity involving not only the metal alertness but also the representation both on paper and in conduct. The marks obtained in this examination are counted for the final merit. The rank obtained in the merit list is decisive for the allotment of various Services and posts noted above.

Through this notification, applications are invited for the CSE Preliminary Examination only. Read the detailed UPSC Exam Pattern 2022

UPSC CSE Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The Preliminary Examination is Objective type and is conducted in two shifts and carry a maximum of 400 marks.


No. of Questions



Paper-I (General Studies)


2 hours


(2 marks each Q)

**Marks are counted to determine the merit

Paper-II (CSAT)


2 hours


(2.5 marks each Q) 

**Qualifying in nature (33% marks required)

There shall be one-third negative marking for each Question if attempted wrong.

Some Highlights

  • This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only.
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
  • The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about twelve to thirteen times the total of the approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year through this examination.

So without delay, fill the application form and concretize your preparation for the year 2022. We wish you all the best in this endeavour.


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FAQs on UPSC Notification

  • As per the UPSC CSE notification 2022, total 861 vacancies has been released

  • To download the UPSC notification 2022 pdf, you can visit the official UPSC website - You can also download the UPSC IAS notification pdf using the direct link mentioned here

  • Yes, you can download the IAS notification pdf in both English and Hindi

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