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Can we apply multiple times for UPSC?
Many competitive exams in India do prescribe the maximum age limit but does not restrict the number of attempts like UPSC. The General Category can attempt the UPSC Exam only six times, and just applying doesn’t count as attempting.
How many times can I apply for UPSC?
How many UPSC attempts are allowed? The number of attempts for IAS exam: General Category: 6 attempts till 32 years of age. The number of attempts for IAS exam: OBC: 9 attempts till 35 years of age. The number of attempts for IAS exam: SC/ST: unlimited attempts till 37 years of age.
Does applying for UPSC count as an attempt?
Answer – No, an attempt is counted only if a candidate has appeared in at least one paper in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination.
What happens if I miss UPSC exam?
No, merely applying for the UPSC Exam is not considered an attempt. Only when a candidate appears for the preliminary examination, his/her attempt is counted. If for some reason an applicant misses out on appearing for the examination, the attempt may not be counted but the age eligibility continues to be maintained.
Can I fill 2 UPSC form twice?
You can submit multiple applications & required to pay the fee with the new RID in case you are not a fee exempted candidate and your RID for the latest submitted completed application will be considered for processing and all earlier submitted applications will be cancelled by the online system.
Is 2 hours of studying enough for UPSC?
The UPSC civil services exam is considered one of the toughest exams in the country. And, because of this, a lot of people recommend studying for about 15 hours per day during the IAS exam preparation time.
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.
Who is the youngest IAS officer in India?
Ansar Shaikh is the youngest IAS Officer in India. He is a 2016 batch IAS who secured an AIR 361 and made his place on the UPSC Toppers List. Ansar Shaikh was just 21 years of age when he achieved this feat. He chose Marathi as a subject for taking the Mains exam and Interview.
Can UPSC clear in 6 months?
A 6 months long period is neither sufficient nor insufficient for UPSC prelims, it all depends upon the aspirant’s dedication and willingness to make it work.
Can I withdraw my UPSC application?
After the final acceptance of the request for online withdrawal of application, the candidate must print the authenticated receipt. Once the application has been withdrawn by the candidate, it cannot be revived in future.