The Civil Services Mains Examination 2018 required overall awareness besides just factual details to answer the questions correctly. The questions were often indirect as a means to check students' background knowledge and not just the immediate current affairs awareness. Overall difficulty level of many subtopics has increased this year as compared to last year.
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Popularly known as IAS is the short form of Indian Administrative Service. It is one of the prestigious services among the 24 services like IPS, IFS etc for the which the UPSC conduct Civil Services Examination (CSE) for selecting the candidates.
|Category||Upper Age Limit||NO. of Attempts|
|GENERAL & CREAMY OBC||32 years||06 attempts|
|NON- CREAMY OBC||35 years||09 attempts|
|SC/ST||37 YEARS||Till upper age limit|
|PH||Gen- 42 years, OBC-45 years, SC/ST- 47 years||Gen- 0 9 attempts, OBC- 09 attempts, SC/ST- till upper age limit|
|J&K Domicile||Gen- 37 years, OBC- 40 years, SC/ST- 42 years, PH – 47 years||
Till upper age limit
|Disabled servicemen||Gen - 37 years, OBC - 38 years, SC/ST - 40 years||Till upper age limit|