What is UPSC? and What Examinations Are Conducted by UPSC?
Many students want to get a good job by studying and writing, after completing graduation, want to become an officer through UPSC. But many students do not know how to become an officer, how to become an officer through UPSC, keeping this in mind this article is being written.
What is UPSC? Information about UPSC Exam
UPSC i.e. Union Public Service Commission This is an organization established by the Government of India. This institution conducts examinations for the appointment of officers of the civil service.
Every year many examinations are organized under the Union Public Service Commission i.e. UPSC, and under the same examinations, many office bearers like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, IES are appointed. India’s prestigious and difficult competitive exam is conducted under UPSC, and under them, officers of civil services are selected for the Government of India and the state government.
Not only this, but Union Public Service Commission also deals with matters related to promotion and transfer of personnel. Let us now know about which examinations are conducted by UPSC, about it..
The following examinations are conducted by UPSC:-
- CSE :– Civil Services Exam
- IFS :– Indian Forest Service Exam
- IRS :– Indian Revenue Service Exam
- IES :– Indian Engineering Services Exam
- CGGE :– Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam
- IES/ISS :– Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Exam
- NDA :– National Defense Academy Exam
- NA :– Naval Academy Exam
- CDS :– Combined Defense Services Exam
- CMS :– Joint medical service Exam
- CAPF :– Central Armed Police Forces Exam – Central Armed Police Forces Exam
How to become officer through UPSC?
If you want to become an officer then UPSC exam can prove to be effective for you. You can become an officer in your favorite department through the above mentioned exams. For this you have to proceed with three stages of exam conducted by UPSC which is listed below
The Civil Services Examination under UPSC is conducted in three phases-
1. Preliminary Exam: This exam is held every year in the month of June. It consists of 2 papers, the first paper- General Ability Test (GATE) and the second paper- Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT). Both the papers are of objective type. Both these papers are a total paper of 400 marks.
2. Main Exam: This exam is held every year in the month of September-October. It consists of 9 papers, which are divided into two parts, as qualifying paper and merit paper.
Qualifying Paper: There are 2 papers in this, (1st & 2nd paper) both the papers are of 300-300 marks. Their marks are not added at the time of selection.
Merit Paper: There are 7 papers in this, all are of 250-250 marks, i.e. all the papers are of total 1750 marks.
3. Interview: The candidates who top the main examination are called for interview. The interview is of total 275 marks. Candidates are selected on the basis of marks in main examination and interview.
If you clear all the steps mentioned above with your preferred department, you will become an officer. But it is not as easy as it seems, for this you have to work hard and devote most of the time to prepare for the exam.
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