Civil Services Notification 2017.
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.
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’.
Official Civil Services Notification 2017
Civil Services Notification 2017: Exam Pattern
|The Civil Services Examination will consist of two stages –
Civil Services Notification 2017: Preliminary Exam
| The Preliminary examination under Civil Services consists of 2 papers –
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.
Language – 300 Marks
Candidate can take any modern Indian language. This paper is of qualifying nature.
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
General Studies – I
Indian Heritage and Culture
History and Geography of the World
Paper – III
General Studies -II
Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations
Paper – IV
General Studies – III
Technology, Economic Development, Bio-Diversity, Environment, Security & Disaster Management
Paper – V
General Studies -IV
Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude
Optional Subject – Paper I
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.
Optional Subject – Paper II
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.
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.
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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