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Out of 4,63,000 candidates who appeared for CSP'15, only 15,008 qualified for Main'15 exam.

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About Civil Services Exam

The Civil Services Examinationis an all India level exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Revenue Service (IRS).

Age Limit: 21 to 32 years (as on August 01 of the year of examination)
(Prescribed age limits vary with respect to caste reservations)
Number of attempts: General category = 6, OBC category = 7 and SC/ST candidates = unlimited (till 37 years of age)
The exam is conducted in two phases - preliminary and main examination followed by interview.

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Civil Services Test Series - Features


Online Test Gym

CSP Test Series - On the UPSC Exam Pattern

At CL, we offer you the most comprehensive test series with 25 mock tests, which includes 10 full length tests each of Paper I (General studies) and Paper II (CSAT) and 5 module tests. CL has adapted to the changing requirements of the exam to give students thefeel of the actual exam. An aggregate of 1341 CLites were eligible for Civil Services (Main) examination in 2014 & 2015. This is a testimony of success rate of our students.

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Comprehensive Test Series

CL prepares students across the entire GS portion and ensures that they are equally adept across all topics of paper- I & II. In addition to mock tests, get 100+ topic tests with approx. 1500 practice questions and 25 section tests with about 750 practice questions.

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All India Ranking & Section wise Analysis

Our test series program is available in over 100 locations across India. We provide bilingual question paper and analysis at the National level. Ranking provided includes paper-wise and combined all India ranking. Section-wise offline and online analysis of each mock test helps students maximize their scores.


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All Civil Services Test Series students get access to our online learning dashboard Student Information System (SIS) with access to mock tests, exam analysis, free downloads, vocab and GK updates.



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Program Details

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Civil Services Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam
Civil Services Preliminary exam comprises of two compulsory papers:
General Studies Paper Ievaluates candidate's knowledge on current events, history of India, Indian and world geography, Indian polity and governance, economic and social development, environmental ecology and general science.
General Studies Paper II, popularly known as CSAT,tests candidates on their comprehension, interpersonal, logical and analytical skills.
Paper IIis qualifying in nature i.e. it is not considered for eligibility in Mainexamination.Minimum qualifying marks for paper-II is 33%.

Main Exam
The written examination consists of nine papers out of which two are qualifying in nature and seven are considered for ranking/merit.



Total Marks

Paper A (Qualifying)

One of the Indian languages (to be selected by candidates)


Paper B(Qualifying)







General Studies (250 marks for each paper)



Optional subjects (to be selected by candidates)


Total Marks



Interview (Personality Test)
In interview round, candidates are evaluated on personality traits and suitability for a career in public services.The interview test is of 275 marks.

Our Results:

Rank 1 & 2 in Civil Services Examination 2015 are CLites

1341 CLites were eligible for Civil Services (Main) examination in 2014 & 2015