UPSC Exam 2021: Union Public Service Commission is commonly known as UPSC. It’s a premier central recruiting agency in India.
Through this exam, you’ll get recruitment into Group A&B Central Service government jobs.
For example, you’ll get recruitment into ‘All India Service’, ‘Central Service’, ‘Cadres’, ‘Armed Forces’ and rest all are mentioned below.
The UPSC headquarter is situated at Dholpur House, New Delhi. Its chairman is Mr Arvind Saxena, since 2018.
Apart from this, UPSC also does consult promotion and transfer of personnel as well as any disciplinary matters, involving a civil servant serving in a civil capacity.
Union Public Service Commission Exam Pattern 2021
The UPSC civil service examination is designed to test your ability, whether you’ll able to perform tasks in a coherent and systematical manner in tough conditions or not. This examination pattern tends to analysis the candidate’s actual position in all over the country.
Here below, descriptively you will get all the information of UPSC 2021 Exam pattern.
This exam is conducted in two stages. Namely: Preliminary and Mains.
1) Stage 1: Preliminary Examination: is the first level of examination. It comprises of two papers containing objective questions.
- General Studies Paper-I: It comprises of 100 questions of 2 marks each. Questions from Important National and International Events, Economy, Geography, Polity, History, Environment & Ecology and Science & Technology will be asked in this paper. The list of the candidates will be prepared by counting the marks scored in the preliminary exam, selected candidates will be shortlisted for the Mains Exam. It must be noted that there is negative marking for wrong answers in both the papers.
- CSAT Paper: It comprises of 80 questions from quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, reading comprehension, etc. A candidate, to qualify in this paper, must score 33% of the marks i.e., 67 out of 200 marks. However, this is just a qualifying paper and the marks scored will not be counted while arriving at the list of candidates who would be allowed to take up the next level of examination.
2) Stage 2: Mains Examination: It is the second level of the examination. It consists of 9 subjective type papers.
Out of these 9 papers, 2 papers are of language(1 paper is optional/ 1 is of English) both of 300 marks each, 1 paper is of essay writing (optional language), 4 papers are of General studies(GS-I, II, III, IV), rest two papers are of optional subjects, which you can choose by your own. All the remaining 7 subjects are of 250 marks each.
Union Public Service Commission 2021: Personality test
It is the final level of the selection procedure. If you are the candidate who had qualified the Main and Prelims stages, then only you’ll be eligible for the personality test.
What kind of question would be asked in the personality test?
- Why do you want to work in UPSC?
- Tell us something about UPSC.
- Why should UPSC hire you?
- Tell us something about you?
- Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
- Tell us about your weakness and strengths.
What actually they Test in the Interview?
Most people would not accept a marriage proposal from someone they had never met, even if that person looked great in photos.
Similarly, nobody wants to hire a person just because he/she has an on-paper good record. That’s why the interview is a very important part of the UPSC selection procedure.
Interviews provide an opportunity for UPSC and UPSC potential employer to decide how well your skills align with the department’s needs.
The skills they test your pressure handling skill along with your management skill in any situation.
How fast you alter all the problems in high pressure with zero defects results.
If you can able to fulfil all the requirements of the UPSC aspirant, Cheerz! You’ll definitely get selected for that post.