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Centre for Information and Guidance, India CIVIL SERVICES EXAM
Centre for Information and Guidance, India What does it take to become one of the Elites Glamour Serve the poor and needy Serve the nation Social service Dedication Hard work Determination Personal Sacrifice Intelligent choices for the exams Calm, composed and patience Physical stamina
CIVIL SERVICES EXAM 24 Services that comprise what is popularly called The Civil Services is a major Career option with the youth today. A career in the services promise prestige, glamour public status and unparalled respect and recognition
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Started out in the British ruled India for higher civilian administration duties in 1858 Currently one of the most competitive exams in the world. Bureaucrats – those who actually implement the policies that are laid down by the legislative. Civil servants also frame the policies to be passed by the legislative. Duties and Responsibilities of a Civil Servant – Law and Order, General Administration, Implementation of developmental programs State Secretariats, Heads of different public sector units, Directors in different PSUs At the very top is the Cabinet Secretary The very first cabinet secretary N. R Pillai was from Kerala so was the previous one- KM Chandreshekar The Cabinet Secretary advises the Prime Minister of the worlds largest democracy. 11 th in the order of precedence in India ABOVE the General, Admiral and Marshal
All Indian Civil Services – Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Indian Police Service (IPS) Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Central Civil Service - concerned with the administration of the Union Government. Indian Foreign Service Indian Postal Service Indian Railway Services (multiple categories) Indian Revenue Service, etc.
Centre for Information and Guidance, India DIFFERENT SERVICES TO WHICH RECRUITMENT IS MADE EVERY YEAR (i) Indian Administrative Service. (ii) Indian Foreign Service. (iii) Indian Police Service (iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’. (v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. (vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’. (vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. (viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’. (ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration). (x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
Centre for Information and Guidance, India (xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’. (xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’. (xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group 'A'. (xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’. (xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’ (xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’. (xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’. (xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group 'A' (Gr. III). (xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group "A". (xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade). (xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group 'B'. (xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group 'B'. (xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group 'B'. (xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group 'B'.
Centre for Information and Guidance, India 3 TIER EXAM SYSTEM Applications call : December, 1 st week. I. Preliminary (Exam in May, and result July – August) II. Main Exams total 9 papers (October – November) III. Interview Test (April - May) Education : Any degree from any University/Deemed University Age Limit : FCs – 21- 30 Years ; SC/ST – 35 Years ; OBC – 33 Years Attempts : FCs – 4 attempts ; SC / STs – No Restriction of attempts; OBCs – 7 attempts
Centre for Information and Guidance, India UPSC Preliminary Examination Syllabus 2014 Syllabus of Paper I -(200 marks) Duration : Two hours Current events of national and international importance. History of India and Indian National Movement. Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic. Geography of India and the World. Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political. System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc. Economic and Social Development-Sustainable. Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social. Sector Initiatives, etc. General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization. Syllabus for Paper II-(200 marks) Duration: Two hours Interpersonal skills including communication skills; Logical reasoning and analytical ability Decision making and problem solving General mental ability Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. - Class X level)
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Civil Services New Mains Format PaperSubjectMarks Paper IEssay300 Paper II, III, IV, V General Studies with new topics (250 marks for each paper) 1000 Papers VI,VII Any one subject (having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (250 marks for each paper) 500 Personality Test (Interview)275 Total Marks2075
Centre for Information and Guidance, India The written examination consists of nine papers, two qualifying and seven ranking in nature.The range of questions may vary from just one mark to sixty marks, twenty words to 600 words answers. Candidates who pass qualifying papers are ranked according to marks and a selected number of candidates are called for interview or a personality test at the Commission's discretion
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Paper-I Section 1 Essay 200 Marks Section 2 English Comprehension & English Précis 100 Marks (Of Matriculation/Xth standard level) Paper-II, General Studies–I 250Marks (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) Paper-III,General Studies –II 250 Marks (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) Paper-IV, General Studies –III 250 Marks (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Paper-V, General Studies –IV 250 Marks (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) Paper-VI, Optional Subject – Paper 1 250 Marks Paper-VII, Optional Subject – Paper 2 250 Marks Sub Total (Written test) 1800 Marks Personality Test 275 Marks. Grand Total 2075 Marks
Centre for Information and Guidance, India AgricultureManagement Animal Husbandry & Vetinary ScienceMathematics AnthropologyMechanical Engineering BotanyMedical Science ChemistryPhilosophy Civil EngineeringPhysics Commerce & AccountancyPolitical Science & International Relations EconomicsPsychology Electrical EngineeringPublic Administration GeographySociology GeologyStatistics Indian HistoryZoology Law OPTIONAL SUBJECTS 1
Centre for Information and Guidance, India OPTIONAL SUBJECTS 2 ArabicGujaratiManipuriSanskrit AssameseHindiNepaliSindhi BengaliKannadaOriyaTamil ChineseKashmiriPaliTelugu EnglishKonkaniPersianUrdu FrenchMarathiPunjabi GermanMalayalamRussian Subjects available for papers VI & VII (Language Literature)
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Stage III Interview ; 300 marks - May Interview Tests the following qualities Personality Leadership Qualities Judgement Logical Reasoning Overall fitness for Public Service Example : ]Q. What looks like half an apple? A.The other half Q. How can you drop a raw egg on a concrete floor without cracking it? A.Concrete floors are very hard to crack Q. How can a man go eight days without sleep? A.He sleeps at night Q. Bay of Bengal is in which state? A.Liquid state
Centre for Information and Guidance, India The popular choices among candidates are; Public Administration, Sociology, Geography, History, Political Science and Philosophy. More than 80% of the test-takers opt for these subjects. This is because all these subjects overlap with general studies and most candidates opt for them. Among them Public Administration is the most popular choice.
State Civil Services The state civil services deals with subjects such as land revenue, agriculture, forests, education etc. The officers of the state civil services are recruited by different States through the State Public Service Commissions. State Civil Services, Class-II (SCS) State Police Services, Class-II (SPS). State Forest Service, Class-II (SFS). Block Development Officer. Tehsildar/Talukadar/Assistant Collector. Excise and Taxation Officer. District Employment Officer. District Treasury Officer. District Welfare Officer. Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies. District Food and Supplies Controller/Officer. Any other Class-I/Class-II service notified as per rules by the concerned State i. e. officers/lecturers/ assistant/associate professors/principals of Government Degree Colleges, Class I.
Centre for Information and Guidance, India Career Coaching 200+ career coaching center are in Delhi, Dr. Mukherjee Nagar stree. Kerala state Civil service academy- Tthiruvanadapuram, June/November – Rs.30,000 Institute of career studies & Research- Ponnani Zakat foundation of India Hajj committee of India- Civil service coaching Civil Service coaching in Pala Civil Service coaching Trissure Chennai- Many center by Govt. and Non gov