UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE)
Civil Services Examination is one of the most popular exams conducted by UPSC. It is widely known as ‘IAS exam’ even though CSE is a common exam to recruit candidates to about 24 top government services like IAS IPS, IFS, IRS etc.
UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) consists of 3 stages. The stages are:
- Preliminary Exam (objective)
- Main Exam (written)
- Interview (personality test)
UPSC Syllabus for Civil Services Exam
Prelims – The Civil Services Preliminary exam comprises of two compulsory papers of 200 marks each (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II). The questions will be of multiple choice, objective type. The marks in prelims will not be counted for final ranking, but just for qualification for the main exam.
Mains – The written examination (main) will consist of the nine papers, but only 7 papers will be counted for final merit ranking. For the rest two papers, the candidate should secure minimum marks prescribed by the commission each year.
Interview – The candidate will be interviewed by a Board who will have before them a record of his/her career. He/she will be asked questions on matters of general interest.
Son Of Auto-Rickshaw Driver Cracks UPSC Examinations
Despite all odds, 21-year-old Ansar Ahmad Shaikh, son of auto-rickshaw driver, has been able to crack the prestigious UPSC examinations in his first attempt. He is also the youngest candidate to crack the civil services.
Ansar managed to secure an all India ranking of 361. After the results were declared on Tuesday spates of well wishers have been calling and visiting Ansar.
Ansar hails from a family that lives in a rented home at Shelgaon in Jalna — a place in the drought-hit region of Marathwada, Maharashtra. His father is an auto-rickshaw driver, while his mother works in fields. From childhood he has witnessed his alcoholic father abusing his mother.
Ansar, who will turn 22 on June 1, went to Shelgaon Zilla Parishad School and graduated in Political Science from Pune’s Fergusson College. After coming to Pune to join College, he had to change his surname to a Hindu surname “Shubham” to get accommodation and food without hassles. In 2015, he passed his graduation and in the same year appeared for UPSC and opted for Political Science.
With constant support from his mother and brother, every day he used devote 13 hours for studies and finally cracked the UPSC in first try.
Not only a minority, but Ansar also belonged to the OBC category.
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The result of UPSC Civil Service examinations 2017 was declared on Friday, and this year, Hyderabad boy Durishetty Anudeep topped the examination. ANI quoted him as saying: “It wasn’t an easy journey, but I am happy to be here, I am really happy to get this result today. I am grateful to all the people who supported me throughout.” Anu Kumari and Sachin Gupta secured the second and third position respectively in the coveted examination.
Anudeep, an OBC candidate, who was a graduate from BITS, Pilani qualified the examination with Anthropology as his optional subject. The topper, from Metpally in Telangana, is posted in Hyderabad as an Assistant Commissioner. He is an officer of IRS (Customs and Central Excise) of 2014 batch.