UPSC Recruitment 2023 Apply Online
To Apply Online for UPSC 2023, candidates must visit the official website of UPSC and follow the instructions below:
- Step 1: Visit the official UPSC Website.
- Step 2: Click on the Latest News Segment.
- Step 3: Click on the UPSC 2023 Notification
- Step 4: Click Apply and start your filling out the UPSC Application Form with all the necessary details.
- Step 5: Review the application form carefully before submitting it.
- Step 6: Download the PDF of the UPSC Application Form for future reference.
Candidates should read all the important instructions to fill out online application forms before applying for UPSC 2023. The first step to applying online for UPSC Recruitment is to fill out the Part I Registration. In Part I Registration, candidates need to provide the basic details concerning the candidate. The basic details required for the UPSC Recruitment registration are:
- Date of birth
- Email ID
- Contact number
- Marital status
- Parents' names
- Educational qualification.
Once you have entered the details, you will be provided with a registration number that will be sent to your registered email id and contact number. Candidates must also submit an online application fee of 100/- through SBI Net Banking/ debit card/ credit card or offline by cash through SBI bank challan mode. Female/ SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates are exempted from paying the fees.
Candidates applying online for the UPSC Exam should keep documents, such as passport size image (20 KB - 300 KB), signature (20 KB - 300 KB) and valid ID proof handy while filling the UPSC Recruitment Form.
Exams Conducted by UPSC
Union Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting various exams at the All-India level every year. Below we have provided a list of all exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
- Civil Services Examination
- Engineering Services Examination
- Combined Medical Services Examination
- Combined Defence Services Examination
- National Defence Academy Examination
- Naval Academy Examination
- Special Class Railway Apprentice
- Indian Forest Service Examination
- Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination
- Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination
The UPSC Upcoming Vacancy 2023 are yet to be announced and will be declared along with the UPSC Notification 2023. For UPSC 2022, a total of 1011 vacancies were notified. An additional 150 vacancies were notified to recruit personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group A service. Out of the 150 vacancies in IRMS, 06 vacancies have been reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD). Of the 861 UPSC vacancy 2022, 34 vacancies are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability.
Under the UPSC Vacancy, categories such as Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability are given reservation. A comparative analysis of the UPSC Vacancy announced over the last years is indicated below.
UPSC Vacancy Notified
Below, we have compiled data for the number of UPSC vacancies notified under various services. The UPSC 2022 post-wise break-up will be released after the conclusion of the UPSC Exam.
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 Defence Accounts Service, Group A
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group A
Indian Revenue Service Custom and Indirect Taxes 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 Protection Force Service
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group A
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'
Indian Railway Personnel Service, 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 Officers 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 final number of vacancies may change after getting a firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities for UPSC Recruitment.
UPSC recruits candidates through the UPSC Exam for 25 services, including Group A services like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, IFoS etc. and Group B services like DANICS, DANIPS, PPS, etc. The list of services and posts notified under UPSC Recruitment is always declared along with the official notification. Below you can go through the breakdown of the UPSC Recruitment 2023 for various posts mentioned in the UPSC Notification.
- Indian Administrative Service
- Indian Foreign Service
- Indian Police Service
- Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group A.
- 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 Officers 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
UPSC Recruitment: Important dates for IAS 2023
UPSC 2023 Recruitment Events
UPSC CSE 2023 Dates
Date of Notification 2023
1 February 2023
UPSC 2023 Application Start Date
1 February 2023
Last Date to Apply for UPSC 2023
21 February 2023
UPSC Prelims Admit Card Release Date
To be Notified
UPSC Prelims Exam Date 2023
28th May 2023
UPSC CSE Prelims Result 2023
To be announced
IAS Mains Exam Date 2023
15 September 2023
UPSC IAS Mains Result 2023
To be announced
UPSC IAS Interview Dates 2023
To be announced
UPSC IAS Result 2023 (Final list of selected candidates)
To be announced
UPSC Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must check the UPSC Eligibility criteria before applying online for the UPSC Exam. The important aspects of the eligibility criteria include the following:
Age Limit for UPSC Recruitment
The Age Limit for UPSC Recruitment is calculated as of August 01, of the year of the exam. For example, for UPSC 2023, the age must be calculated as of 01 August 2023. UPSC provide age relaxation for various categories.
- Number of attempts for general in UPSC
- Number of attempts for OBC in UPSC
- Number of attempts for SC in UPSC
- Number of attempts for ST in UPSC
- Number of attempts for Physically Handicapped in UPSC
- Number of attempts for ex-servicemen in UPSC
Educational Qualification for UPSC Recruitment
To appear for the UPSC Exam, a 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.
Nationality Criteria for UPSC Recruitment
To appear for the IAS Examination, candidates must fulfil the following nationality criteria:
- A candidate must be a citizen of India to become the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service, and the Indian Police Service,
- 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