UPSC Vacancy 2022 - 1011 Vacancies

UPSC Vacancy 2022 has increased from 861 to 1011 due to a notice released by the Union Public Service Commission dated 17th February 2022. The increase in vacancies is because Government has decided to recruit 150 personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ through the Civil Services Examination – 2022.

On 17th February 2022, it was notified that IRMS, Group ‘A’ would be included in the list of UPSC Posts, which was discontinued in 2019 by the commission. The candidates can check the linked article to read more about UPSC posts and the latest updates regarding them. To read more about the official update regarding the increase in UPSC Vacancy 2022, check the PDF given below:

UPSC Vacancy 2022 – Latest Update:-Download PDF Here

The commission had announced a total of 861 vacancies at the time of the release of official notification 2022.  The announcement had come after UPSC Notification 2022 was released on 2nd February 2022. 

In comparison to 2021, the count of UPSC 2022 vacancy is 299 more than the 2021 recruitment. A total of 712 vacancies were notified for IAS 2021. 

UPSC vacancy varies with the requirement raised by different ministries. The final number of vacancies for the UPSC exam 2022 may undergo change after getting a firm number of vacancies from Cadre Controlling Authorities.  

Candidates writing IAS Prelims 2022 can check the following links important for their UPSC preparation; following which they can fill the UPSC Online Application which is briefed out in the linked article. 

Important Links:

UPSC 2022

UPSC Vacancy

UPSC releases reserved vacancies each year for people with disabilities in the following categories:

(a) Blindness and low vision

(b) Deaf and hard of hearing

(c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy (cured), dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy

(e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness.

UPSC CSE Vacancy 2022

According to the official update released on 17th February 2022, the number of UPSC CSE vacancy 2022 increased from 861 to 1011. These vacancies are to be recruited through the Civil Services Examination, 2022. An additional 150 vacancies were notified to recruit personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ service. The candidates can check all the related information to UPSC 2022 Vacancy list below:

  • Out of the 150 vacancies in IRMS, 06 vacancies have been reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD).

Out of the 861 UPSC vacancy 2022, 34 vacancies are reserved for the  Persons with Benchmark Disability:

  • 7 vacancies for candidates of (a) blindness and low vision
  • 11 vacancies for (b) deaf and hard of hearing
  • 8 vacancies for (c) locomotor disability
  • 8 vacancies for (e) person with multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness
Frequently Asked Questions about UPSC Vacancy 2022
What was the earlier announced UPSC 2022 vacancy? 861
What is the revised UPSC vacancy 2022? 1011
What is the reason behind the increase in UPSC CSE Vacancy 2022? The Government decided to recruit 150 personnel in the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ through CSE 2022. 
When was IRMS included in the list of UPSC Posts? On 17th February 2022
Do candidates have to apply fresh UPSC Applications due to the inclusion of IRMS post? No. Those who have already applied for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination- 2022, which started on 2nd February 2022, are not required to apply afresh. 

UPSC CSE Vacancy 2021

Out of 712 UPSC Vacancy 2021, 22 vacancies are for the Persons with Benchmark Disability Category:

  • 5 vacancies for candidates of blindness and low vision
  • 6 vacancies for deaf and hard of hearing
  • 6 vacancies for locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy, and
  • 5 vacancies for multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness.

UPSC CSE Vacancy 2020

Out of 796 UPSC Vacancy 2020, 24 vacancies are for the Persons with Benchmark Disability Category.  i.e. 

  • 3 vacancies for candidates of blindness and low vision
  • 9 vacancies for deaf and hard of hearing
  • 8 vacancies for locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy, and
  • 4 vacancies for multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (c) including deaf-blindness. 

The number of UPSC Vacancy 2020 is less than the past trends. Let’s take a look at the number of vacancies released for previous UPSC Exams. 

The number of vacancies in which recruitment will be done through the IAS exam 2019 was 896, which included 32 vacancies reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability category.

UPSC Vacancy List

The candidates can check the latest IAS Vacancy 2022 below. Also, the UPSC Vacancies over a few years have been given below:

UPSC Vacancy Year
1011 2022
712 2021
796 2020
829 2019
812 2018
1058 2017
1209 2016
1164 2015
1364 2014
1228 2013

Candidates can check the category-wise UPSC Civil Services Examination Vacancies From 2010 to 2015 below:

UPSC Civil Service Vacancy - UPSC Vacancy 2020

 

UPSC recruits candidates through the Civil Services Exam for 24 services including Group A services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc. and Group B services like DANICS, DANIPS, PPS, etc.

The list of services and posts for which the UPSC vacancy 2022 has been declared is given in the official notification.

Here is the updated UPSC Posts list 2022. The candidates can check the services and posts for which UPSC vacancies for 2022 are declared are as follows:

  1. Indian Administrative Service.
  2. Indian Foreign Service.
  3. Indian Police Service.
  4. Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.
  5. Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  6. Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.
  7. Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  8. Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.
  9. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).
  10. Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.
  11. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  12. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.
  13. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.
  14. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.
  15. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  16. Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.
  17. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.
  18. Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’.
  19. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.
  20. Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).
  21. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  22. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  23. Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.
  24. Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  25. Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’.

Note – In 2019, the government had decided to discontinue the inclusion of the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Group ‘A’ and decided to conduct this exam through the engineering services exam.

The vacancies are an approximate number and the UPSC takes the final decision during the merit ranking to recruit the final number of officers. This is based on the final number given by the respective authorities controlling each cadre.

Reservation for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, EWS and People with Benchmark Disability varies based on government decisions.

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4 Comments

  1. How many post can come for UPSC , IAS in 2022

    1. Hi, the vacancy may fall between 700-750.

  2. How many vacancys are there for IPS officer

    1. Hi,
      The break-up of vacancies is not mentioned in the official UPSC Notification.

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