What are the educational qualifications required for UPSC Civil Service exams?
- 22 May 2023
- Liberty Career Acade
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The educational qualifications required for UPSC Civil Services Examination are as follows:
- A candidate must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized university in any discipline. Candidates who are in the final year of their degree program can also apply, but they must submit proof of passing the degree examination along with their application for the Main Examination.
- For the Indian Forest Service (IFS), a candidate must have a bachelor's degree with at least one of the following subjects: animal husbandry and veterinary science, botany, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, statistics, and zoology, or a bachelor's degree in agriculture, forestry, or in engineering.
- The minimum marks required in the qualifying degree examination vary for different categories:
- (1) General category: 50%
- (2) OBC (Other Backward Classes) category: 45%
- (3) SC (Scheduled Caste) and ST (Scheduled Tribe) categories: 40%
- Candidates with professional and technical qualifications recognized by the government as equivalent to a bachelor's degree are also eligible to apply.
It is important to note that these educational qualifications are as per the general eligibility criteria, and specific details may vary from year to year. It is advisable to refer to the official UPSC notification for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the educational qualifications required for the exam.
For more details visit their official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at https://upsc.gov.in./