UPSC Notification 2022: Exam & Form Date | UPSC Notification 2022 PDF

By SATISH KUMAR GUPTA|Updated : January 5th, 2023

UPSC Notification 2022 was released by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) in November 2021. Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Notification 2022 PDF on its official website, including all the details about the UPSC Exam 2022, such as vacancies, dates, and more. 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 there are 861 vacancies in its latest notification. The UPSC 2022 Notification is available in both English and Hindi.

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UPSC Notification 2022

Every year, a UPSC notification is released by the UPSC, which covers all the details about the recruitment process. The UPSC Notification 2022 is also available now, and candidates must go through it to know the important UPSC Exam Dates. The UPSC Notification 2022 covers important details such as the exam dates, how to fill up the exam form, the syllabus, etc.

UPSC Notification 2022 PDF

The official UPSC Notification 2022 has been released for 1011 vacancies. Along with the notification, the process of filling out the UPSC IAS Prelims Application Form 2022 was also open till 22 February 2022. UPSC has released the official notification to fill out 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. in the UPSC Notification 2022.

UPSC Notification 2022: Important dates

Check all the important dates as per the UPSC Notification 2022 below.

UPSC IAS Exam 2022 Events

UPSC CSE Exam Dates

UPSC 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

UPSC Notification 2022- Prelims Exam Date

05 June 2022

UPSC CSE Prelims Result 2022

October 2022

IAS Mains Exam Date 2022

16 September 2022

UPSC IAS Mains Result 2022

6th December 2022

UPSC Notification 2022- Interview Dates 2022

30 January 2023 onwards

UPSC IAS Result 2022 (Final list of selected candidates)

to be announced

UPSC Notification 2022- Vacancies 

The UPSC CSE vacancy 2022 has been released along with the release of the recruitment notification. Total IAS Vacancy 2022 of 1011 also includes vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category. However, last year, the commission announced 712 vacancies.

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 blindness and low vision
  • few vacancies for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • few vacancies for locomotor disability, including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy etc
  • few vacancies for multiple disabilities

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 to become 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.

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 of Military Service

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

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.

UPSC Notification 2022: Application Form 

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. 

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 a '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


UPSC Notification 2022: Selection Procedure 

To qualify and become a Civil Servant in through UPSC, you need to appear and crack all 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 civil services and serves 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 to he/she belongs:

UPSC Notification 2022- Exam Pattern

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 mental alertness but also 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 UPSC 2022 Notification, applications are invited for the CSE Preliminary Examination only. Read the detailed UPSC Exam Pattern 2022.


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FAQs on UPSC Notification

  • The UPSC Notification 2022 was released on 2nd Feb 2022 by the Union Public Service Commission on their official website. The notification included important details about the UPSC Exam 2022.

  • Candidates can download the UPSC 2022 Notification PDF from the official website of UPSC. However, we have also linked the CSE 2022 Notification Here to make it easier for the candidates. 

  • On the UPSC 2022 Notification, a total of 1011 vacancies were announced by the commission. Last year in UPSC Notification 2021, the vacancy was around 712.

  • The UPSC Form 2022 has been released along with the UPSC Notification 2022 on 2nd Feb 2022. Interested candidates can visit the official website of UPSC and apply for UPSC 2022.

  • As per the UPSC 2022 Notification, the last date for filling up the UPSC Form 2022 is 22nd February 2022. So, candidates interested in applying for UPSC 2022 can apply as early as possible.

  • Yes, the UPSC Notification 2022 is also available in Hindi for those who have opted for the Hindi language. Candidates can download the UPSC 2022 Notification in Hindi from Here.

  • As per the UPSC Notification 2022 eligibility criteria, the candidate must be at least 21 years old, and the maximum age is 32 years on the 1st of August 2022. The candidate must be a graduate and satisfy the nationality criteria. 

  • As per the UPSC Notification 2022, the selection process for the IAS exam 2022 is divided into three parts- Prelims, Mains and the Personality Test. For the final result, the marks of the Mains and personality test will be considered.

  • According to the UPSC Notification 2022, the UPSC Prelims is divided into two papers and objective in nature. The Mains exam is divided into nine papers and is subjective in nature, and those who clear both Prelims and Mains will have to appear for the Personality Test or Interview, where the interviewers will ask questions, and it carries a total of 275 marks.

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