Civil Services Main Exam To Begin Tomorrow
New Delhi: The Civil Services (main) exam will be held from September 20 till September 29. The exam, which is the second phase of the Civil Services selection process, would assess the candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects.
The candidates obtaining the minimum qualifying marks in the written part of the main examination as fixed by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), shall be summoned for an interview.
The written test will carry a total of 1,750 marks and the interview will be of 275 marks in total.The marks obtained in the main exam will be counted in the final merit list.
This year 11,845 candidates have been shortlisted for the main exam based on their performance in the preliminary exam.
Last year 1,994 out of close to 14,000 candidates had qualified the written test and were shortlisted for the interview.