The IAS entrance examination is known as the Civil Service Preliminary Exams. This is only the 1st level entrance exam into the IAS. Once you have passed the prelims you have to take the Mains exams and then sit for an interview. The Prelims is a qualifying exam where as the full score of mains and prelims plan the actual results.
Only double the needed number of candidates are invited for interview depending on their mains exams. We have mentioned the timetable for IAS entrance exam 2011.
The Time Table 2011 for Civil Services Examination
|Examination Name||Date of Notification/ Due date for applicaiton receipt||
Starting Date of Examination and its time
Lowest academic qualifications prescribed
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam 2011||19.02.2011 21.03.2011||12.06.2011 (One day)||A degree from a authorized University or equivalent.||Candidates taking the degree exam also qualified to compete subject to certain conditions|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination 2011||-||29.10.2011||-||-|