What are IAS Exams?
IAS Exams (popularly known as Civil Services Exams) are being conducted every year in India to fill prestigious posts like IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IPS (Indian Police Service), IFS (Indian Foreign Service), IRS (Indian Revenue Service) and many other union government services.
The Civil Services Exams (IAS Exams) are conducted in three phases.
Phase I: CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) in May or June
Phase II: Mains (Civil Services Mains) in Oct/Nov
Phase III: Personality test (interview) in Feb/Mar of the following year
Who is the eligible for IAS Exams?
Educational Qualification: Any degree holder (or degree final year students who can get the degree by July of the exam year) from any recognized University in any discipline with any percentage is eligible
Age Qualification: A general category candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August of the exam year. OBC/SC/ST/PH category candidates can avail age relaxation
Attempts limit: A general category candidates can attempt the exams up to 4 times (applying and not appearing for any paper does not count as an attempt. Appearing for one or more papers count as an attempt). OBC/PH category candidatescan attempt the exams up to 7 times. SC/ST candidates can attempt any number of times as long as their age limit is within the eligibility range.