- September 20, 2018 at 6:32 am #2894
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a competitive examination in India. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the examination for finding staff for various Civil Services of the Indian Government. Moreover, this the Commission does on a national basis. In addition, the services include the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. Also, the examination is simply referred to as UPSC examination. The Commission conducts the exam in three stages:
Firstly, a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers. They are the General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II. The GS paper II is also popularly known as Civil Service Aptitude Test or CSAT).
Then, the main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type, held in October each year.
Lastly, a personality test (interview) follows the main examination, in the month of March, each year.
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