UPSC Increases Vacancies

Published: 30th May 2014 09:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th May 2014 09:23 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: There is good news for civil service aspirants as the UPSC has increased the number of vacancies for the year to 1,291. This is consistent with the UPSC's stance over the last few years.
"This is one of the largest number of vacancies that we have seen in recent history. For the past five years or so the government has been increasing vacancies, especially in the light of the increasing need for IPS officers to tackle internal security threats.  It is a matter of great joy for the candidates," said S Balamurugan director of the Bala IAS Academy.
The number of vacancies has increased from 1,000 last year to 1,291 this year. The number was as low as 580 in 2009.
The notification was published on the UPSC website on Friday. The preliminary examination of the Civil Services for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned will be held by the UPSC on August 24, 2014.
Candidates are required to apply online using the website
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the website. The online applications can be filled up to 11.59 pm on June 30, 2014, after which the link will be disabled.


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