UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2017
UPSC civil services prelims exam 2017: The exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 18 and the last date for submitting applications is March 17.
According to the UPSC’s annual calendar for examinations, the date of notification for the civil services preliminary exam and the Indian Forest Service (preliminary) examination 2017 is February 22, while the last date for receipt of application is March 17.
The CSE exam is conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages – preliminary, main and interview – to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exam and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the certificate of qualification along with the mark sheet to the UPSC before the main exam.
A candidate applying for IFS exam must possess a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: animal husbandry and veterinary science, botany, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, statistics and zoology, or a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry or engineering from a recognised university.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is an organization that works under the central government to recruit staff for various posts in the various ministries and departments, and in subordinate offices. The commission also conducts examinations for the recruitment in various departments of the state.
Any candidate who applies for the exam must be a graduate in any subject/stream from a renowned university. The university must have good academic records from the time of establishment.
- The test will consist of two papers of objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a total of 400 marks. The General Studies Paper – II of the Civil Services (Preliminary) examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum marks of 33 per cent
- The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English
- Each paper will be held for duration of two hours.
All those who are interested in the same are required to apply at the official website: Click Here