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What is the qualifying mark for UPSC?
Candidates have to score at least 25% marks in each qualifying paper in order to clear the main examination.
Can I qualify Upsc without coaching?
Yes, one can clear the IAS exam without coaching. But may not be ‘everyone’. It depends on his/her efficiency in self-study. If you are good at self-study, you can clear UPSC CSE without any classroom coaching.
How many attempts is there 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 UPSC need height?
Physical Eligibility Criteria for UPSC IAS: There is no height, weight and chest girth minimum requirement as such for candidates for the IAS, unlike the technical services.
Can I clear UPSC 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 clear UPSC in 1 year?
Contrary to what many think, it is possible to crack the UPSC IAS exam with one year of preparation.
Can I clear IAS without maths?
Maths is not so necessary but you are going to become an IAS so you have to know mathematics up to a certain extent. UPSC Prelims paper which is known as CSAT comprises questions from reasoning.
Is UPSC very tough?
It is indeed immense and contains a diverse range of subjects, unlike many other exams where you need expertise only in one or two subjects. If you look at the success rate in the IAS exam, you will understand why it is considered one of the toughest exams in India and some say, the world.
What if I Cannot crack UPSC?
While preparing for the UPSC Civil Service Exam, you must be aware of the general awareness, finance and economy, so it will be easy for you. Thus, jobs in the Banking sector are also a good alternative career choice for candidates who did not crack the UPSC CSE.
How many qualify IAS every year?
Through the UPSC examination, 180 IAS officers are selected for the Indian Administrative Services each year. Despite receiving thousands of applications, only 180 candidates make it to the final merit list.