How to become an IAS officer

Your presence over her echos your dream of an IAS officer. To become an IAS officer, Indian youths have to fulfill only 3 conditions:

  • Get a graduate degree
  • Clear the UPSC-CSE exam
  • Complete training successfully

Passing the UPSC exam is not simple, many obstacles may be suffered during the process of the assessment. Even a serious aspirant without a hand-holding strategy, uncompromising attitude, and proper guidance may fail. 

As we all know, the IAS examination is one of the toughest and most challenging tests among the other assessments. A UPSC student needs to be directed and determined towards their goal.  A prosperous competitor is not just a well-prepared one but also the one who can nourish their courage levels throughout the procedure.

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UPSC IAS Exam Syllabus

IAS Exam pattern


Despite being one of the toughest exams in the country, the UPSC Civil Service IAS exam can sit with the simplest educational background. And the good news is that you can appear even before completing the minimum qualification. Okay, let’s see in detail:

  • All candidates must have as a minimum one of the following educational qualifications:
  • A degree from a Central, State, or a Deemed university.
  • A degree received through correspondence or distance education.
  • A degree from an open university.
  • A qualification recognized by the Government of India as being equivalent to one of the above

The following candidates are also eligible, but must submit proof of their eligibility from a competent authority at their institute/university at the time of the main examination, failing which they will not be allowed to attend the exam:

  • Candidates who have appeared in an examination, the passing of which would render them educationally qualified enough to satisfy one of the above points.
  • Candidates who have passed the final exam of the MBBS degree but have not yet completed an internship.
  • Candidates who have passed the final exam of ICAI, ICSI, and ICWAI.
  • A degree from a private university.
  • A degree from any foreign university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities


  • The candidate must be between the age of 21-32 years (for the General category candidate) on August 1 of the year of examination. However, age relaxations die to exist for SC, ST, OBC, and Physically Handicapped candidates.
  • For Other Backward Castes (OBC) the upper age limit is 35.
  • For Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST), the limit is 37 years.
  • The upper age limit is relaxed for certain candidates who are backward with respect to other factors and physically handicapped (PH) people.

Personalized Education

After knowing the syllabus of the exam, what is needed is your personalized education. For the most personalized learning, coaching is the only temple for both beginners and veterans. If you aren’t comfortable, at least get a personalized mentor for a seamless journey. To become an IAS, your preparation must be free from doubts. 

Administrative attitude

Besides smart preparation, an administrative attitude should be built up in you. The power of observing the social glitch, and finding the immediate solution is also virtual eligibility. So, pursue in such a way that education breeds morale. Morale breeds hope. Hope breeds calmness.

Creation of smart content

The focus ought to be on making yourself understand the requirement of the UPSC Mains Question, its elements, using information, and imparting answer writing skills for that.

Self-confidence, healthy mind, clear-sightedness.

Self-reliance maintains time management. Managing your time judiciously breeds a healthy mind. When you evolve ‘hardworking’, ‘enthusiast’, ‘social acumen, you will fall in love with the IAS career. Get power-packed living confidence, Become an IAS.


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