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A GUIDE TO DRESS CODE FOR UPSC/IAS PERSONALITY INTERVIEW
American Costume Designer Edith Head rightly said, “You
can have anything you want if you dress for it” The culmination
of months of grueling studying and clearing examinations by the
candidates stands before them in the form of an interview board
consisting of senior bureaucrats. The interviewers can ask a
candidate just about anything under the sun. Therefore, UPSC
interview is a crucial component of UPSC examination
The objective of the interview
is to assess the overall personality of the interviewee
which can only be understood in a personal interaction and is a
golden opportunity for him or her to obtain high marks out of a
total of 275 marks without a pen and paper but with verbal
However, the initial step in
achieving the goal is to dress smartly for the UPSC
civil interview. NeoStencil has prepared an exclusive UPSC
Civil Interview guide for candidates whose interviews are just
around the corner and for all other confident candidates.
UPSC/IAS Interview Dress Code
The result of the interview greatly depends upon the
candidate’s performance in the interview but the candidates
dressing sense and body language do play a crucial role in the
overall impression on the interviewers. Prior to the big day,
avoid eating/drinking out. Dos and Don’ts of UPSC
Interview Dress Code
What to wear for UPSC
Personality Test/ UPSC Dress Code
Wear clean and well-ironed clothes.
Try to pick sober colours/light shades/simple prints
Male Candidates must wear light coloured full sleeved
formal shirts and dark trousers.
A neck-tie isn’t necessary.
Male Candidates should wear light coloured shirts
like white, light blue or cream.
Shoes should be polished and can be accompanied by a
simple wrist watch and a mild cologne.
Females candidates can either opt for a simple saree
or even a salwar suit depending on their comfort level.
Wear low-heeled shoes that do not make a lot of
Female candidates must tie their hair neatly and wear
Carry a handkerchief as well.
What NOT to wear for UPSC Personality Test/UPSC Dress
Avoid wearing ill-fitting clothing.
Avoid bright colors/shades/prints.
Do not wear casual clothes like jeans and T-shirts.
Try to avoid strong perfume/cologne.
Do not wear bling neckpiece/jewellery or too much of
jewellery on a whole.
Candidates must not wear sneakers or flip-flops.
Male candidates should avoid sporting a beard and
long hair too.
In the end, your attire must be such that it
gives importance to the occasion. Be comfortable and carry
yourself confidently for your IAS interview.
In UPSC Examinations, all subjects can be considered equally as
every subject has its own pros and cons. As History is a part
of General Studies Section, it might act as an advantage to
those UPSC aspirants who choose History as their optional
Dwelling into the past and learning
more about world and Indian history is interesting in itself.
Students who religiously study History for the General Studies
Section for UPSC Prelims might find it helpful if they pick
History as an optional subject for Mains.
of the aspects of History include Modern Indian history,
significant events, personalities, issues during the middle of
the eighteenth century until the present. A student might not
feel the need to attend coaching for History optional. However,
that remains a personal choice.
candidate is an avid reader, they might be able to read basic
history novels. Otherwise, the subject helps the candidate in
developing a reading habit and ultimately help in attempting
the essay section.
Some of the cons of choosing
history as an optional object include a vast syllabus with a
lot of information to remember. Candidates from a
non-humanities background might find it a little difficult to
catch up in the beginning.
The candidate might
find History exhaustive as the candidate has to go through
every minute detail.
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of India, from the comfort of your home. Students can interact
with the teacher and other students enrolled in the same
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The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities
incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in
candidate must hold a degree in
educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or
declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the
University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an
Year graduate students can also apply, but before interview
degree should have been completed.