UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017 Notification Exam Imp Dates

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UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017 has been disclosed by the Union public service commission. Eligible and deserving applicants who wish to get the civil services may have to clear this exam to get the job of IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS, ICAS, IRAS, IDES, IIS, ITS, HPS, PPS, ICLS etc. Bachelor degree holders are eligible to apply for the civil service exam. Fill the application through “” and submit the form and fee prior the last date 17th March 2017. For more details related to the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2017 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application fee and many more, please read the below given detail.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims advertisement 2017

Association Name Union Public service commission
Name of the Exam Civil services prelims
No of vacancies 980
Hiring Process Written examination & interview
Minimum Education Degree
Cease date for Applications 17th March 2017


Name of Services

  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  • Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’
  • Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’
  • Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III)
  • Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Police Service
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).

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Exam Pattern

Name of the paper No. of MCQs Max. marks Minimum marks Duration of exam
General Studies Paper I 100 200 33% 2 hours
General Studies paper II 80 200 2 hours
General Studies paper II (X series) 80 200 2 hours 20 minutes
Total 400


Educational Requirement

Appellants must have to possess bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament.

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Age limit:

Age of the applicant is must above 21 years and must below 32 years (born not earlier than 2nd August, 1985 and not later than 1st August, 1996). Age relaxation will be given to the SC/ ST/ PH candidates as per the rule.

Selection Process

Selection of the applicant is to be made on the basis of preliminary exam, main exam and interview which is conducted by the UPSC.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
SC/ST  –
General & OBC  Rs. 100/-


Fee payment made by the candidates in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card

Process to Apply for Civil Services Prelims

  • Hunters who want to apply for the exam need to visit the official site of the Union Public service commission “”
  • Then go to the application for various UPSC Examination link
  • Then go to the “Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination”
  • Now click “click here for part 1” option
  • Read the instructions and click yes option
  • Register yourself and generate registration ID & password
  • Fill the application form with complete details
  • Now click “click here for part II” option
  • Enter the registration id and password
  • Fill the application form and pay the application fee
  • Submit the application form prior last date

Read: How to Fill Online Application Form on Official Website


  • Notification released on: 22nd February, 2017
  • Last Date to Apply for exam: 17th March 2017
  • The Civil Services Exam 2017(Pre): 18th June 2017
  • Date of main examination: 28th October 2017

Note: You may check Official Link of the UPSC to get more details.

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