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Civil Services Exam 2022 Dates (Out) – Notification, Eligibility, Schedule

Civil Services Exam

Civil Services Exam 2022 Dates (Out)!!! Union Public Service Commission Service is all set to organize Civil Services Preliminary Exam (CSE) 2022 on 05-06-2022 (Sunday). The notification for 2022 recruitment was released on 02-02-2022 by the commission. Eligible candidates can read notification to know Eligibility, Civil Services Exam Schedule related information. Civil Services Time Table is released both for Prelims and Mains Exam.

The Commission has decided to set up two additional centres at Dharamshala and Mandi in Himachal Pradesh for the preliminary examination. The window of submitting the revised choice of centres by the candidates will be effective in two phases i.e. 03-03-2022 – 07-03-2022 (06.00 PM) and 10-03-2022 – 14-03-2022 (6 pm) on the Commission’s website that is upsconline.nic.in.


Civil Services Exam Notification 2022 Details:

The below table provides important information related to Civil Services Examination 2022:

Name of the Examination

Civil Services Exam (UPSC CSE Exam | UPSC Civils)

Exam Level

All India / National Level

Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission

Exam mode

Offline / Pen and paper mode

Number of vacancies in Civil Services 2022


Check detailed Civil Services Vacancy break-up in the linked article.


The Civil Services Age Limit for Indian Citizens is between 21 – 32 years.

Number of attempts

6 attempts are allowed for General Category aspirants in UPSC Civil Services

Civil Service Exam 2022 Dates

  • UPSC CSE Prelims – 05-06-2022
  • UPSC CSE Mains – 16-09-2022

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2022 Notification PDF

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2022 Official Link

Civil Services Exam

To gain more details about Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Exam including eligibility, applying process, paper pattern & others, you may scroll down this page designed by team members of recruitmentresult.com

UPSC Exam Important Dates:



Release of Notification – UPSC CSE 2022


UPSC Online Registration for UPSC CSE 2022 (Begins on)


Deadline to Apply For UPSC CSE 2022


UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 Exam

05-06-2022 (Sunday)

UPSC CSE Prelims 2022  Result

July 2022

UPSC CSE Mains 2022 Exam


UPSC Civil Services Vacancies:

The civil services exam posts are categorized into two categories: Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. Group ‘A’ services include three All India Services (the IAS, IPS and the IFS) and 18 other services as indicated in the table below.

All India Services:

  • Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
  • Indian Forest Services (IFoS)
  • Indian Police Services (IPS)

Group ‘A’ Services

Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service

Indian Audit and Accounts Service

Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise)

Indian Defence Accounts Service

Indian Revenue Service (I.T.)

Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)

Indian Postal Service

Indian Civil Accounts Service

Indian Railway Traffic Service

Indian Railway Accounts Service

Indian Railway Personnel Service

Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force

Indian Defence Estates Service

Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)

Indian Trade Service

Indian Corporate Law Service

Indian Revenue Service (CBEC)

GROUP ‘B’ Services:

Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service (Section Officer’s Grade)

Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service

Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service

Pondicherry Civil Service

Pondicherry Police Service

Check Also: UPSC Notification

UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria 2022:

Check out detailed Civil Services Eligibility Criteria prior applying for Civil Services Exam 2022.


  • For Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, applicants should be Indian resident.
  • For other upsconline.nic.in Recruitment candidates must be a citizen of India, or subject of Nepal / Bhutan / A Tibetan refugee / A person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from other countries with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Number Of Attempts for UPSC Civil Services Exam:

  • Applicants, who are willing to get Civil Services Jobs, should have degree in any discipline from concern Universities recognized by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
  • Candidates who have appeared examination but have not been informed of the results are eligible to apply and applicants who are having professional and technical qualifications that are recognized by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree are also eligible to apply.

Check Details Here: UPSC Eligibility Criteria

Number Of Attempts:

We have listed attempt details concerning Civil Services Paper in tabular form. Have a look below.

Category No. of Attempts
Open Category 6 times
OBC 9 times
SC/ST No limit

UPSC Civil Services Age Limit:

Applicants applying against Civil Services Notification 2022 shall be not more than 18 years of age and other age criteria is mentioned below:

Category Age limit (upto)
Open Category 32
OBC 35
SC/ST 37
PH 42

UPSC Civil Services Application Fee: (As per previous stats)

To apply against Civil Services mains notification, applicants are required to pay application fee through Credit/Debit card/Internet banking or cash in SBI Bank.

  • General/Others – Rs.100/-
  • SC/ST/PH Candidates – No fees

Read Here: How to Pay Application Fees Through Online Mode

Civil Services Selection Criteria:

Aspirants will be shortlisted for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment on the basis of performance in listed sessions.

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

Read Below For Better Preparation Of Exam/Interview:

Civil Services Exam Pattern

Civil Services Exam Pattern 2022:

The Indian Civil Service Exam (UPSC IAS exam / UPSC Civils) is conducted in three stages:

  • Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) – Objective Type
  • Civil Services Exam (Main) – Descriptive Type
  • Personality Test / Interview

Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern 2022:

Name of the paper No. of MCQs Max. marks Duration of exam
General Studies Paper I 100 200 2 hours
General Studies paper II 80 200 2 hours
General Studies paper II (X series) 80 200 2 hours 20 minutes

Points Concerning UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam:

  • In UPSC Prelims exam, Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions are asked.
  • There is a provision of “Negative Marking” in the Prelims exam.
  • There is a penalty of 33% marks or we can also say 0.83 marks for each and every wrong answer.
  • Shortlisted aspirants under Preliminary exam will appear for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam for Indian Forest Service.
  • Only blind aspirants will be allotted extra time of 20 mints for each paper.
  • It is obligatory for all the candidates to appear in both the papers of Civil Services.
  • Marks scored in the Prelims exam will not be counted in the final marks of the Mains exam as well Interview.

Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern 2022:

Paper Details Subjects Description Max  Marks
Qualifying Paper
Paper-A One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper) 300
Paper-B English (Qualifying Paper) 300
Papers To Be Counted For Merit
Paper-I Essay 250
Papers II General Studies I 250
Papers III General Studies II 250
Papers IV General Studies III 250
Papers V General Studies IV 250
Papers VI, VII Optional Subjects Paper 1 250
Papers VII Optional Subjects Paper 2 250
Total Marks for Written Examination 1750
Personality Test 275
Grand Total 2025

Also Read: UPSC Syllabus

Civil Services Syllabus 2022:

In Civil Services Exam 2022, questions are asked from topics like History of India and Indian National Movement, General Science, Indian polity and Governance, General Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning and analytical ability etc. By hitting on link placed on this page, you may access complete syllabus of Civil Services Exam.

Civil Services Exam Centres:

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam Centres:

Agartala Siligudi
Ghaziabad Chandigarh
Buddh Nagar
Agra Srinagar
Gorakhpur Chennai
Panaji (Goa) Kohima
Ajmer Thane
Gurgaon Coimbatore
Patna Kolkata
Ahmedabad Thiruvananthapuram
Gwalior Cuttack
Port Blair Kozhikode
Aizawl Tiruchirapalli
Hyderabad Dehradun
Puducherry Lucknow
Aligarh Tirupati
Imphal Delhi
Pune Ludhiana
Allahabad Udaipur
Indore Dharwad
Raipur Madurai
(Andhra Pradesh)
Itanagar Dispur
Rajkot Mumbai
Ranchi Shimla
Bangalore Bilaspur
Jaipur Jorhat
Sambalpur Mysore
Bareilly Vijayavada
Jammu Gangtok
Shillong Nagpur
Bhopal Vishakhapatnam
Jodhpur Gaya
Jabalpur Navi Mumbai
Vellore Warangal
Faridabad Aurangabad

UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Exam Centres:

Ahmedabad Dehradun
Aizawl Delhi
Allahabad Dispur (Guwahati)
Bangaluru Hyderabad
Bhopal Jaipur
Chandigarh Jammu
Chennai Kolkata
Cuttak Lucknow
Mumbai Shillong
Patna Shimla
Raipur Thiruvananthapuram
Ranchi Vijayawada

Start Here: UPSC Online Test

Civil Services Exam Cut Off (As per previous stats):






CS (Pre)





CS (Main)





CS (Final)









CS (pre)




CS (Main)




CS (Final)




Fill Civil Services Application form 2022:

Civil Services Online Registration process will be done in two parts as Part- I Registration and Part- II Registration.  Follow steps listed here to apply for Civil Services Exam.

Part- I Registration:

Follow steps listed below to fill Civil Services Online Application form.

  • Visit official website of Union Public Service Commission Official website that is upsconline.nic.in
  • Press on “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC” link accessible at mid of page.
  • Choose ‘Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2022’ link from new page.
  • For Part- I Registration, read out all instructions carefully.
  • After that, fill Civil Services Registration Form 2022.
  • Put all details like name, gender, date of birth, fathers and mother name and contact details etc in CSE Registration Form.
  • Submit all details & an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.

Part-II Registration:

  • Prior applying, Scan your photograph, which should be in JPG format of size 40 kb and greater than 3 kb and resolution 140 pixel height by 110 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit and signature in JPG format, having digital size of each file must be less that 40 kb and greater than 1 kb and resolution 110 pixel height by 140 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Access copy of challan form. Hit on ‘Part- II Registration’.
  • Make payment of application fee.
  • Choose center from 23 centers as per your preference.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Hit on submit tab for submission of CSE Online Application form.
  • Carry hard copy of it for future need.

Final note:

For rest updates on Civil Services Exam 2022, candidates are advised to hit on the Official Link of the website regularly.

Something That You Should Put An Eye On

UPSC Exam Pattern UPSC Online Application Status
UPSC Books UPSC Exam Calendar
UPSC Result UPSC Admit Card
UPSC Answer Key UPSC Recruitment

11 thoughts on “Civil Services Exam 2022 Dates (Out) – Notification, Eligibility, Schedule”

  1. Respected officials,
    Im pavithira completed my BE-Computer science and engineering and i wish to an IAS officer so please i request you to give me the clear notifications regarding the main exams.

  2. i am m sandhya age 21 i want to become a ias officer so please guide me please please update exam dates and how to prepare for exam please sir. thanking you sir, yours faithfully m sandhya

  3. Himanshu chauhan

    respected sir,

    i am Himanshu Chauhan, age 23 years, i am running TY BA whith Economics,
    i want to IAS exam in 2013, please guide me apply for the IAS post,under-graduation student become in this exam? please guide me sir,
    thanking you sir,
    yourth faithfully,
    Himanshu chauhan

  4. my name is satish chand my aim is pcs officer so please help me form dates & syllabus mention.

    than,s sir
    yours sincerly

    satish chand
    delhi 96.


    Respected sir,
    i am subramaniyan,
    i have finished BA english literature.
    My only one aim is become a IPS officer.
    So please help me please pleas please to become a IPS officer?

  6. Respected Sir,

    I am G. Ravi Chandra, age 33Yrs, Cast : SC (Mala) i have completed my B.A.(Bachloor Degree) from Dr. Ambedkar Open University.

    I am willing to go for IPS (Indian Police Service) i want to know when the recruitment will be held in 2013 and what is the % (Percentage Marks) to apply for the IPS officer.

    Thanking You Sir,

    Yours faithfully,

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