Notification – Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2016

  • IASbaba
  • April 27, 2016
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UPSC Notification 2016
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After a short delay, finally UPSC has posted the notification for CSE (Pre)-2016. People were anticipating some major changes after numerous protests but there has been no change in the pattern of exam from the last year.

The highlights are:

  • There will be two exams in Prelims- Paper I and Paper II, 200 marks each. Exam will be objective type. This year also, Paper II, i.e. the CSAT Paper is qualifying only with a cap of 33% So again, the deciding factor will be Paper-I.
  • The number of attempts and age limit is same as last year.
  • In CSE (Mains), there will be one Essay Paper, four GS Papers and two papers for One optional Subject. Also there will be two qualifying language papers with 25% qualifying marks. The total marks for Mains exam are 1750.
  • Personality Test or Interview will be for 275 marks.
  • Number of seats has been reduced to 1079 this year.


Friends, time has come to open all your boosters and fly with full throttle. IASbaba will be with you at every stage to assist you in your journey to success.

We have lot of surprises for you which will not only ease but redefine the way you prepare!

All the best


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