UPSC Recruitment 2023: Apply Online for UPSC Jobs, Vacancy

By Shubhra Anand Jain|Updated : July 29th, 2022

UPSC Recruitment Notification 2023 is released by the Union Public Service Commission on the official website. The UPSC Calendar 2023 is out, and candidates should mark their dates for the UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Exam 2023. The UPSC Vacancy for 2023 will be announced with the UPSC Recruitment Notification in the first week of February 2023. Candidates who wish to apply for UPSC Jobs 2023 must apply online on the official website of UPSC.

The UPSC Exam is conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview. As per the official UPSC Recruitment calendar 2023, the UPSC Prelims exam is expected to be held in May, and the Mains will be held in September 2023.

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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:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Email ID
  • Contact number
  • Address
  • Marital status
  • Parents' names
  • Community
  • 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

UPSC Vacancy

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.

Year

UPSC Vacancy Notified

2022

1011

2021

712

2020

796

2019

829

2018

812

2017

1058

2016

1209

2015

1164

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.

UPSC Posts

2021

2020

2019

2018

Indian Administrative Service

180

180

180

180

Indian Foreign Service

37

35

24

30

Indian Police Service

200

219

159

160

Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group A

10

19

15

12

Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group A

20

20

27

23

Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group A

24

23

19

15

Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group A

59

74

74

65

Indian Revenue Service Custom and Indirect Taxes Group A

41

41

40

43

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

0

0

0

2

Indian Postal Service, Group A

15

36

18

16

Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group A

10

14

17

13

Indian Railway Protection Force Service

9

12

4

1

Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group A

0

0

77

68

Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'

0

0

32

33

Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group A

0

0

30

16

Indian Defence Estates Service, Group A

8

10

4

8

Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group A

20

20

21

7

Indian Trade Service, Group 'A

11

7

14

3

Indian Corporate Law Service, Group "A"

14

16

10

13

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group B (Section Officers Grade)

56

4

2

1

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

11

21

26

4

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

17

19

9

10

Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'

6

1

0

0

Pondicherry Police Service, Group B

0

0

0

0

The final number of vacancies may change after getting a firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities for UPSC Recruitment.

UPSC Jobs

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 Exam Date

UPSC Books

UPSC Exam Pattern

UPSC Exam Analysis

UPSC Syllabus

UPSC Answer Key

UPSC Previous Year Question Papers

UPSC Admit Card

UPSC Cut Off

UPSC Result

UPSC Preparation Strategy

UPSC Study Material

UPSC Recruitment: Important dates for IAS 2023

As discussed earlier, the UPSC 2023 Calendar is out and the UPSC Prelims are scheduled to be conducted on 28 May 2023, and the UPSC Mains from 15 September onwards.

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.

Category

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

General

21 year

32 year

OBC

21 year

35 year

SC/ST

21 year

37 year

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

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FAQs for UPSC Recruitment

  • UPSC Recruitment for IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS and more such posts is done yearly through UPSC CSE Exam. The commission conducts the civil services exam and recruits eligible candidates for the vacancy.

  • Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and age limit for the UPSC exam can apply for  UPSC Recruitment 2023 after the release of the notification. The UPSC Recruitment application form will be online in February 2023.

  • To fill out the UPSC Recruitment form, follow these simple steps:

    • Visit the official UPSC website. 
    • Click on the Latest News Segment.
    • Click on the UPSC 2023 Notification 
    • Click ‘Apply’ and start your filling out the UPSC Application Form with all the necessary details. 
    • Review the application form carefully before submitting it. 
    • Download the PDF of the UPSC Application Form for future reference.
  • For 2022, a total of 1011 vacancies are notified to be filled through the UPSC Recruitment Process. For UPSC 2023, the vacancies will be announced with the UPSC Notification 2023.

  • Through its UPSC Recruitment Process, the UPSC recruits the officials for Group A and Group B Services under the Central government. The UPSC conducts the UPSC Exam to recruit candidates.

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