The notification is out for this years Civil Services Preliminary Examination. You can download the notification from here.
The exam will be conducted on 24th Aug, 2014.
Eligibility criteria has been changed too.
ii) Age Limits :
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2014 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1982 and not later than 1st August, 1993. Necessary action to make corresponding changes in respective Rules/ Regulations pertaining to various services is being taken separately.
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
The number of attempts also have been increased.
(iv) Number of attempts :
Every candidate appearing at the examination who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts at the examination.
Provided that this restriction on the number of attempts will not apply in the case of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates who are otherwise eligible.
Provided further that the number of attempts permissible to candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes, who are otherwise eligible shall be nine. The relaxation will be available to the candidates who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
Candidates are required to apply Online using the website www.upsconline.nic.in
The Online applications(Part I and II) can be filled from 31st May, 2014 to 30th June, 2014 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled.