How to became an IAS officer after 12th | After Graduation | Roadmap to Crack UPSC

 As we all know that, Government Job has a different level of respect in our society, and IAS officer is one the powerful post in our country India, So In this post, I will tell you you how to become an IAS officer after the 12th step by step:-

How to became an IAS officer after 12th

I will tell you a quick roadmap to becoming an IAS officer and about the UPSC exam. To become an IAS officer following question first comes to your mind-

1.What is the UPSC exam?

2.What are the age criteria for the UPSC exam?

3.What is the number of attempts I can sit in the UPSC exam?

4.How can I select for this UPSC exam?

5.What is the Pattern of the UPSC exam?

6.What is the salary of an IAS officer?

7.Who is eligible for UPSC Exam?

How to became an IAS officer after 12th

1.What is the UPSC exam? What is IAS Exam?

UPSC exam is one of the toughest exams in India. The complete form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission. For becoming an IAS officer, we have to clear Civil Service Examination conducted by UPSC. This Exam is conducted every year.

It is founded in 1858 as Imperial Civil Service (ICS) and on 26th Jan 1950 as India Administration Service (IAS).

There are 24 different types of service provided who cleared the UPSC Exam according to their rank.IAS is the most administrative post among 24 posts.

The List of 24 services provided by UPSC is:-

1.Indian Administrative Service
2.Indian Foreign Service
3.Indian Police Service
4.Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Group 'A.'
5.Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Group 'A.'
6.Indian Customs & Central Excise Service, Group 'A'<
7.Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group 'A.'
8.Indian Revenue Service (IT), Group 'A.'
9.Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group 'A.'
10.Indian Postal Service, Group 'A.'
11.Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group 'A.'
12.Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group 'A.'
13.Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A.'
14.Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group 'A.'
15.Posts of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group 'A.'
16.Indian Defence Estates Service, Group 'A.'
17.Indian Information Service, (Junior Grade), Group 'A.'
18.Indian Trade Service, Group 'A.'
19.Indian Corporate Law Service, Group 'A.'
20.Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group 'B.'
21.Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, D D & NH Civil Service, Group 'B.'
22.Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, D D & NH Police Service, Group 'B.'
23.Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B.'
24.Pondicherry Police Service, Group 'B.'

2.What are the age criteria for the UPSC exam?

Age criteria are different for different category and the minimum age required is 21 years old for all.
Maximum Age Criteria for UPSC CSE Exam are as given below:-
General 32 years
OBC 35 years
SC/ST 37 years
PwD 42 years
and for Jammu & Kashmir domicile, there are different age limit:-
General- 37 years
OBC- 40 years
SC/ST- 42 years
PwD- 50 years

3.What is the number of attempts I can sit in the UPSC exam?

Attempts will be counted only if you attend the prelims paper.
The number of attempts is also based on your category.

General- 6 attempts
OBC- 9 attempts
SC/ST- No limit

4.How can I select for this UPSC exam?

Approx 0.2 % of candidates selected in this exam.
The selection process in this exam mainly takes three-step:
1.UPSC Prelims Exam
2.UPSC Mains Exam
3.Interview

UPSC Prelims exam is just for to qualify for the Mains Exam, and the final selection will be based on the sum of marks obtained in Mains and Interview. Top 980 students are allotted a post based on their preference and availability.

5.What is the Pattern of the UPSC exam?

As we discussed above, we two types of exams and interview prelims and mains.
The first exam is prelims; this exam is only to filter students for the second round.
This exam consists of two papers conducted on the same day, two hours each and 200 marks each. Both Papers are only objective types of questions with multiple choice. It also contains a Negative marking scheme.

UPSC Mains Exam

This exam is consists of 9 papers conducted over 5-7 days. Those students are allowed to sit in the exam who cleared their category cutoff decided by UPSC, and at least 33 % in General studies II in prelims are permitted to appear in this mains exam.

Details of papers are given below:-

Paper Subject Duration Total marks
Paper A Compulsory Indian language 3 hours 300
Paper B English 3 hours 300
Paper I Essay 3 hours 250
Paper-II General Studies I 3 hours 250
Paper III General Studies II 3 hours 250
Paper IV General Studies III 3 hours 250
Paper V General Studies IV 3 hours 250
Paper VI Optional I 3 hours 250
Paper VII Optional II 3 hours 250

6.What is the salary of an IAS officer?

An IAS officer's salary depends upon the Pay level; it starts with Rs 56100 at level 10 and ends up with Rs 250000 at level 18.

7.Who is eligible for UPSC Exam?

Candidates must have a graduation degree like B-tech, BA, etc., from any college or any stream.

For All Indian services like IAS, IPS, and IFS

-The candidate must be India's citizen.

For Other All other services

The candidate must be either:-

1.A citizen of India or
2.A subject of Nepal or
3.A subject of Bhutan or
4.A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 196,2 intending to permanently settle in India, or
5.A person of Indian origin has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

This is all about a quick Roadmap for the UPSC exam. I hope you must enjoy this post. You can share this post.

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