Civil Services Examination, 2012 - Union Public Service Commission


Union Public Service Commission is the central agency responsible for conducting different recruitment examinations like Naval Academy Examination, National Defence Academy Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination and Civil Services Examination.

Recruitment by Union Public Service Commission:

Union Public Service Commission has called for applications from eligible candidates for taking up Civil Service Preliminary Examination for different government services and here are the details regarding the notification issued by the commission in this respect:

Name of the Examination: Civil Service Examination 2012

Number of Vacancies: Approximate vacancies is 1037, which is for the following government services:

Indian Administrative Service

Indian Foreign Service

Indian Police Service

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 (Gr. III)

Indian Corporate Law Service, Group – A

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group – B (Section Officer’s 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

Reservation of vacancies for reserved category candidates will be done according to the rules of government.

Eligibility requirements:

Education: Candidates must be degree holders in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age: Age requirement as on the 1st of August 2012 is not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years.

About the examination

Civil Service Examination will be conducted in two stages namely preliminary examination and main examination. The date of preliminary examination is 20th of May 2012 and candidates clearing this examination will be called for main examination, which is planned to be held during the month of October/November 2012.


All candidates except PH/ST/SC/Female candidates, are required to pay a fee of Rs.50 either by remitting the same in any braches of SBI in the form of cash or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/Travancore/Patiala/Mysore/Jaipur & Bikaner/Hyderabad with the help of debit card/master card/Visa card.

How to apply:

Candidates will have to apply online through the website of UPSC at before the 5th of March 2012 up to 11.59 pm. Candidates meeting the eligibility requirement will be issued with an e-admission certificate, which will be made available in the website of UPSC three weeks before the date of preliminary examination.

Last date to apply online: 05th of March 2012

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6 Responses to “Civil Services Examination, 2012 - Union Public Service Commission”

  1. 6

    hi sir , i m jay panchal , gujarat. i complent B.E.E.C.( electronics & communication) i just want to know that bsnl jto and tta exam in which books, meterials and any coaching class etc.. pls sir help me this bsnl exam.. my id- [email protected]

  2. 5

    I want to know that have there any entrances for 12th appeared students with subjects PCM?

  3. 4
    sandeep kumar:

    respected sir,
    i complete my with ECE branch in Aug’2011.
    but i have a backlog in one subject.
    i just want to know that am i eligible to apply for UPSC(IAS/IPS) examination.
    thanking you.

  4. 3

    sir i’m shankerlal pursuring final year….iam eligible for this or no. if iam than please send me detail that how can i apply for this civil exams.please sir….?

  5. 2

    my dob is 13.06.92. can i apply civil service exam-2012,pursuing phy

  6. 1
    bindu dotasara:

    girls are applicable for NDA exam or not?