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UPSC Vacancy 2022 40% Increase in Civil Service Posts

IAS vacancy 2022 has been increased to 1011 by the UPSC. The commission has included 150 vacancies under the IRMS Civil Service exam 2022. Earlier, 861 vacancies have been notified by the UPSC on February 2, 2022. The eligible candidates can fill in the application form on the official website. The last date to apply is February 22, 2022.

IAS Vacancy 2022
IAS Vacancy 2022

Big increase in the UPSC Vacancies in 2022

This year, there is a great increase in the number of vacancies to be filled through the UPSC Civil Service Examination.

There are 1011 reported vacancies for Civil Services.

In comparison, last year, the number of vacancies to be filled on the result of the UPSC CSE 2021 was only 712.

UPSC Vacancies In Last 10 Years

2022 1011
2021 712
2020 796
2019 896
2018 782
2017 980
2016 1079
2015 1164
2014 1364
2013 1228

IAS Vacancy 2022
 Selection Process 

  • Stage I: Preliminary Examination (IAS Prelims)
  • Stage II: Mains Examination (IAS Mains)
  • Stage III: UPSC Personality Test (IAS Interview)

The UPSC IAS Prelims 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on June 05, 2022. The UPSC Mains 2022 exam date is not yet out. The detailed IAS vacancies released by the UPSC for various categories are listed in this article.

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IAS Vacancy 2022 Some Important Dates

Release of Official Notification February 02, 2022
Starting Date for Online Application February 02, 2022
Last Date to Apply Online February 22, 2022
Admit Card for Prelims May 2022 (Expected)
Exam Date for Prelims June 05, 2022
Result Date for Prelims To be Announced
Admit Card for Mains To be Announced
Exam Date for Mains September 16, 2022
Result Date for Mains To be Announced
Interview e-summon To be Announced
Interview Date To be Announced

Some Dates in the above table are not declared yet but they will soon be available on the UPSC official website. All other Dates have been mentioned in the above table.

IAS Vacancy 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates aspiring for the IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam 2022 must check the eligibility as per the official notification. The candidates must fulfil all the eligibility criteria as per the commission. They includ the educational requirements, age criteria, nationality, and number of attempts.

Provided below is the detailed eligibility criteria that one must check before applying for the UPSC 2022 Exam.

UPSC IAS Age Criteria

The age criteria for the IAS exam is different for different categories. Normally, the minimum age to apply for the IAS exam is 21 Years and the maximum age is 32 Years.

The date of birth as mentioned in the High School/Higher Secondary certificate will be considered by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Age Relaxation for some categories for IAS (UPSC CSE) exam is as follows:

Category Age Relaxation
SC 5 Years
ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Defence Services Personnel 3 Years
Ex-servicemen 5 Years
PWD 10 Years

IAS Vacancy 2022 Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates applying for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Exam are required to do a Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalent degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates with any percentage will be eligible to apply for IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam but all other eligibility criteria must be followed by the candidates.

Number of Attempts Allowed for IAS

The number of attempts and exemptions for the IAS (UPSC CSE) Exam are as follows.

Category Allowed Number of Attempts
General 6
SC Unlimited – till the age limit
ST Unlimited – till the age limit
PWD Unlimited – till the age limit

Above mentioned criteria for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Exam is to be fulfilled by the candidates who are applying for the UPSC 2022 Exam.

IAS (UPSC CSE) Notification 2022 Application Process

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Exam 2022 through the application forms available on the official website.

Application Form Part-I

The candidates who are new to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) must register themselves first before applying for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Notification. The candidates can fill Part-I form by below-written steps:

  • First of all, candidates have to visit the official website of UPSC.
  • On the homepage of the official Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) site, find and click on the Notifications tab.
  • Now, Click on Apply Online link.
  • Click on the link available for Civil Services Part-I registration.
  • Read the application form instructions carefully.
  • Now, Click on Yes.
  • Fill in all the basic information in a part-I form such as Name, DOB, Category, etc.

Application Form Part-II

For Part-II Registrations, candidates have to follow the below-written steps:

  • Submit the IAS Application fee.
  • Upload scanned images of photograph, signature, and photo ID card.
  • Fill in some details such as payment details and exam centre.
  • Click on ‘I Agree’.
  • You will get the registration number.
  • Now, complete the application form by filling in all of the required information.
  • Click on Submit.

The applicants must save a copy of the application form along with the fee payment receipt for future use. Candidates must also double-check their payment using the option provided on the application page.

IAS Vacancy 2022 Post Wise Vacancies 

Approximately 861 vacancies are to be filled through the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022. The post-wise breakdown of vacancies have not been released yet. Meanwhile, the candidates can check the details of previous year vacancies.

Service  Vacancies
Indian Administrative Service 180
Indian Foreign Service 37
Indian Police Service 200
Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’ 14
Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 20
Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 24
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’ 51
Indian Revenue Service Custom and Indirect Taxes Group ‘A’ 41
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration) 0
Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’ 19
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 10
Indian Railway Protection Force Service 9
Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’ 0
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’ 0
Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’ 0
Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’ 0
Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’ 6
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’ 9
Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ 8
Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A” 9
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade) 46
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 7
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’ 16
Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’ 6
Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’ 0
Total 712

The UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 is the same for all services. Candidates who will appear in the Prelims exam 2022 will be able download the Admit Card from the official website.

Important links 

Apply Online Click Here
Official Notification  Click Here
Official Website Click Here
Join Telegram  Click Here

IAS Vacancy 2022 Q&A : 

Has the vacancy of IAS 2022 increased over years?

Ans. No, IAS vacancy for 2022 has not increased. Approximately 861 vacancies have been announced in the official notification. It has remained almost the same for the past 8 years. Candidates can check the detailed previous years’ IAS vacancies in the above article.

What is the exam date for IAS Prelims 2022?

Ans. The IAS Prelims 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on June 05, 2022. After that, the Mains will be conducted on September 16, 2022.

When will the IAS 2021 Result be declared?

Ans. The IAS Mains 2021 exam result is expected to be declared around April 2022. The qualifying candidates will then appear for the Interview round. The final result of which is expected to be out by June 2022.

What is the timing of the IAS Mains Examination?

Ans. IAS Mains examination is held in two sessions for 5 days. The forenoon session is from 9:00 am- 12 noon. The afternoon session is from 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm.

What is the age limit to apply for the IAS exam 2022?

Ans. An aspirant ought to be at least 21 years old and a maximum of 32 years old as of August 01, 2022. The candidate must not have been born earlier than August 02, 1989, and not after August 01, 2000.

How many vacancies are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability?

There is a total of 861 vacancies are announced by the UPSC for UPSC CSE 2022. However, out of 861 vacancies total of 34 vacancies are reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disability Category. Also, the number of vacancies has been increased in 2022.


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