Civil Services Notification 2017

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    Civil Services Notification 2017.

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    Civil Services Notification 2017

    The most awaited notification of the year – Civil Services Notification will be issued by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

    The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

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    Civil Services Notification 2017: Important Dates

    Date of Notification Feb 22nd, 2017
    Last Date to Apply March 17th, 2017
    Date of Exam (Prelims) June 18th, 2017
    Date of Exam (Mains) October 28th, 2017

     

    Civil Services Notification 2017: Application Process

    Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications will be available on the website.

    The last date to apply online is March 17th, 2017 till 11:59 pm after which the application link will be disabled.

     

    Civil Services Notification 2017: Services Enlisted 

    (i) Indian Administrative Service.

    (ii) Indian Foreign Service.

    (iii) Indian Police Service.

    (iv) Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’.

    (v) Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

    (vi) Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’.

    (vii) Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

    (viii) Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Group ‘A’.

    (ix) Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’ (Assistant Works Manager, Administration).

    (x) Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xi) Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xii) Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xiii) Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xiv) Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xv) Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’

    (xvi) Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’.

    (xvii) Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’.

    (xviii) Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III).

    (xix) Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”.

    (xx) Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade).

    (xxi) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’.

    (xxii) Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service, Group ‘B’.

    (xxiii) Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’.

    (xxiv) Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’.

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    Official Civil Services Notification 2017

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    Civil Services Notification 2017: Exam Pattern

    The Civil Services Examination will consist of two stages –

    • (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination
    • (ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services enlisted by UPSC.

    Civil Services Notification 2017: Preliminary Exam

     The Preliminary examination under Civil Services consists of 2 papers –

    • Paper I (General Studies)
    • Marks 200
    • Duration: Two Hours
    • Number of Questions: 100

     

    • Paper II (Aptitude)
    • Marks 200
    • Duration: Two Hours
    • Number of Questions: 80
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    Civil Services Notification 2017: Mains Exam

     The Mains Examination will consist of written examination and interview. The written examination will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type.

    WRITTEN EXAMINATION

    Paper A

    Language – 300 Marks

    Candidate can take any modern Indian language. This paper is of qualifying nature.

    Paper B

    English – 300 Marks

    This paper is of qualifying nature

    Paper – I

    Essay – 250 Marks

    Can be written in the medium or language of the candidate’s choice

    Paper II

    General Studies – I 

    250 Marks

    Indian Heritage and Culture

    History and Geography of the World

    Paper – III

    General Studies -II

    250 Marks

    Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations

    Paper – IV

    General Studies – III

    250 Marks

    Technology, Economic Development, Bio-Diversity, Environment, Security & Disaster Management

    Paper – V

    General Studies -IV

    250 Marks

    Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude

    Paper-VI

    Optional Subject – Paper I

    250 Marks

    Candidate is allowed to take up literature as an optional subject “without the conditionality of having to do his/her graduation in that language’s literature. This means that a student without a background in literature is also eligible to take up the same. However, i strongly recommend to go through the detailed UPSC Syllabus for different literatures before opting for it.

    Paper-VII

    Optional Subject – Paper II 

    250 Marks

    Candidate is allowed to take up literature as an optional subject “without the conditionality of having to do his/her graduation in that language’s literature.

    Sub Total (Written test) 1750 Marks

    Marks of English and Language will not be counted so total marks for Written exam will be 1750 Marks Only

    Interview/Personality Test – 275 marks

    Candidate can give preference of the language in which they may like to be interviewed. UPSC will make arrangement for the translators.

    Grand Total 2025 Marks

    A candidate is allowed to use any one language from the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution or English as the medium of writing the examination.

    INTERVIEW

    The candidate will be interviewed by a Board who will have before them a record of his career. He will be asked questions pertaining to his profile plus general interest. The object of the interview is to test the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service by a Board of competant and unbiased observers.

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    Civil Services Notification 2017: Facilitation Counter

    In case of any clarification and information regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

     

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