How does UPSC attempt count?
In UPSC Civil Services Examination, a general category candidate is allowed 6 attempts, an OBC candidate is allowed 9 attempts, and an SC/ST candidate is allowed unlimited attempts (until he/she attain the upper age limit which is different for different categories).
Is Delhi OBC valid in UPSC?
No. An OBC candidate is considered against OBC vacancies only if he/she possesses a valid OBC certificate. However, such OBC candidates can always compete for the unreserved vacancies provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria of General category.
Can I become IAS at the age of 32?
UPSC Age Limit Minimum and Maximum Age for IAS The candidates must have attained 21 years of age and be less than 32 years of age as of 1st August 2023 i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1990 and not later than 1st August, 2001.
Does OBC creamy layer get 9 attempts in UPSC?
OBC gets 9 attempts and 35 years, but this applies only to non-creamy layer OBC and not to creamy layer OBC. For age/attempt limit, the creamy layer OBC is treated as General category candidate (which means they get only 6 attempts and age limit is 32 years as mentioned in the above table).
How many hours did Tina Dabi study?
I love studying. I used to study 10, 12 and 14 hours a day. And I guessed that it worked in my favour that I never lost patience and always used to believe in my abilities.
Who cleared IAS without coaching?
Arunraj, reportedly, did not join any coaching and prepared on his own. He focused a lot on the NCERT textbooks for UPSC. Relying almost entirely on the NCERTs, he was able to crack the UPSC exam in his very first attempt.
Who is youngest cracking UPSC?
The youngest IAS Officer in India is Ansar Shaikh, who qualified for the IAS exam on his first attempt at the age of just 21 years. As the youngest officer in the Indian Administrative Services, the candidate is a role model for a gallon of aspirants preparing for the UPSC exams.
Can a 40 year old give IAS exam?
The upper age limit for appearing in the UPSC IAS examination is 32 years for the general and EWS categories while 35 years is for OBC and 37 years is for SC/ST.
Is physical fitness required for IAS?
Rule 21 of the Civil Services Examination Rules prescribed by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) says, A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties as an officer of the service.
Can a 40 year old become IAS?
Upper age limit for OBC: 35 years. Upper age limit for SC/ST: 37 Years.