Indian Administrative Service (IAS), is a national level competitive exam conducted by UPSC every year. It is highly reputed examination which recruits candidates for civil services like IPS, IFS, IAAS, IRS, IDAS, CAPF-AF and others. There are three stages in the IAS exam which are as below:
IAS Prelims- The IAS Preliminary Exam is conducted in the month of June every year. There are two compulsory papers in Preliminary Examination, Paper I (General Studies) and Paper II (Civil Services Aptitude Test). The preliminary examination is held for two hours and total marks for the same is 200 marks for each paper.
IAS Mains- Candidates who qualify IAS prelims can attend IAS Mains. Mains examination consists of 7 papers and an interview session which will be counted for merit calculation. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration. Total marks for each paper will be 250 marks. Those who qualify the mains examination as per the cutoff set by the commission shall be called for the interview session or personality test.
IAS Personality Test - In order to get selected in the All India Services, the Personality Test is very important. Candidates who qualify the mains examination are called to face a board of judges from the Union Public Services Commission. The board members judge him/her on the basis of several factors like mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, the balance of judgment, variety, and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity along with some technical skills. Interview session is conducted for 275 marks and no qualifying marks have been enlisted to clear it by the commission.
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