UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017-18 | IAS/IFS/IPS/IRS | 1090 Vacancies | upsc.gov.in | Across India

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About UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017-18 -1090 Vacancies – Across India :

UPSC invites online application for the recruitment of various vacancies through Civil Services and Indian Forest Examination 2017. It is the most popular examination across India. The popular job posts are Indian Administrative Service ( IAS ), Indian Foreign Service ( IFS ) , Indian Police Service ( IPS ) and Indian Revenue Service ( IRS ) and many others.  The examination will be conducted in 3 phases – Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test ( Interview).  The commencement of filling and submitting online application will start from 22nd Feb 2017 and ends on 17th Mar 2017. The preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on June 2017 and mains examination tentatively on Oct 2017.

Location : Across India

Official Website : upsc.gov.in

Exam Date : Prelim : June 2017 & Mains : Oct 2017

Vacancies : 1090 (980 for Civil Services and 110 for Indian Forest Services)

Age Limit :  Minimum – 21 years and Maximum – 32 years ( as on 1st August 2017 )

No of Attempts :  6 (for General) , 9 ( for OBC) and No Limit for SC / ST

Eligibility Criteria :

Educational Qualification : Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent. Final year candidates can also apply for this provided they can give proof of passing before the main examination.

Selection Process and Paper Pattern :

Civil Services ( CSAT 2017 ) Preliminary Examination Paper Pattern :

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry maximum of 400 marks. This exam is only of qualifying nature; the marks obtained in the prelims are not counted for determining the final order of merit.

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Prelims Paper Duration Questions Marks
Paper I – General Studies (considered for results) 2 Hours 100 200
Paper II – Aptitude (qualifying only min 33% marks) 2 Hours 80 200
Total   400

 

Civil Services Mains Examination Paper Pattern (may subject to change)  :

Paper Subject Marks
Paper A Indian Language (Qualifying) 300
Paper B English (Qualifying) 300
Paper I Essay 250
Paper II General Studies – I 250
Paper III General Studies – II 250
Paper IV General Studies – III 250
Paper V General Studies – IV 250
Paper VI Optional Subject Paper 1 250
Paper VII Optional Subject Paper 2 250
Total   1750
Personality Test (Interview) 275
Grand Total 2025

 

Preferred Books for Civil Services Preliminary Examination ( CSAT 2016 ):

  1. General Studies Civil Services Preliminary Examination – 2017 – English ( Paper – 1 )
  2. Ethics , Integrity and Aptitude Civil Services Examination – English ( Paper – 2 )

Important Dates :

  • Last Date To Apply : 17 Mar 2017 till 6 PM
  • Written Examination Date (Prelim) : 18th June 2017
  • Main Examination : Oct 2017

Application Fee : 

  • Female / SC / ST / PH : No Fee
  • Others : Rs 100/- {200/- again have to be paid if qualified for Mains Exam}

How To Apply :

The application must be submitted through online mode only. Application will be treated complete only after successful submission of Part – II registration along with payment of fee.

Apply Link :

Part – I and Part – II Registration : Click Here

Detailed Advertisement Notification : Click Here for Civil Services and Click Here for Indian Forest Service

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