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UPSC Civil Services 2017Recruitment | IAS/IFS/IPS/IRS | 1090 Vacancies

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


UPSC invites online application for the 2017 recruitment of different vacancies through Civil Services along with Indian Forest Examination 2017. It is one of the most popular exam across India. The job posts are, Indian Police Service ( IPS ), Indian Foreign Service( IFS ), Indian Administrative Service (IAS ) and Indian Revenue Service ( IRS ) and many others.  The examination will be conducted in 3 different phases – Preliminary, Mains and along with Personality Test (Interview).  The commencing of filling and submitting online application to 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 to be held on Oct 2017.

Location: All Across India

Official Website: upsc.gov.in

Exam Date: Prelims- June 2017 & Mains : Oct 2017

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

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

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


Eligibility Criteria:

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

Paper Pattern and Selection Process:

Civil Services (CSAT 2017) Preliminary Exam Paper Pattern :

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

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/- have to be paid if qualified for Mains Exam}

How To Apply:

The application should be submitted through online mode only. Application will be completed only after successful submission of Part – II registration with payment of fee.

Apply Link:

Part – I and Part – II Registration: Click Here


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