UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017 | 1090 Vacancies | | Across India

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UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017 | 1090 Vacancies | | Across India

UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017

UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017 | 1090 Vacancies | | Across India
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 an 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:
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 for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017:

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized 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 a 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.
Prelims PaperDurationQuestionsMarks
Paper I – General Studies (considered for results)2 Hours100200
Paper II – Aptitude (qualifying only min 33% marks)2 Hours80200
Total 400

Civil Services Mains Examination Paper Pattern (may subject to change):
Paper AIndian Language (Qualifying)300
Paper BEnglish (Qualifying)300
Paper IEssay250
Paper IIGeneral Studies – I250
Paper IIIGeneral Studies – II250
Paper-IVGeneral Studies – III250
Paper VGeneral Studies – IV250
Paper VIOptional Subject Paper 1250
Paper VIIOptional Subject Paper 2250
Total 1750
Personality Test (Interview)275
Grand Total2025

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 for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017:
The application must be submitted through online mode only. The application will be treated complete only after successful submission of Part – II registration along with payment of a fee.
Apply Link for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2017:
Part – I and Part – II Registration: Click Here
Detailed Advertisement Notification: Click Here for Civil Services and Click Here for Indian Forest Service