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UPSC Exam 2017 - Union Public Service Commission

Important Dates for UPSC Exam 2017

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Examination Date 05-Feb-2018 N/A
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UPSC or Union Public Service Commission is a central level body responsible for organizing different appointment exams for civil servants in India. Some of the major exams organizeed by UPSC are Civil Services, Engineering Services, CDS, and NDA.
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared interview results for the posts of Assistant Employment Officer in the Directorate General, Ministry of Labour Employment.  The interview held on 11-12-2017 to 14-12-2017. Check ResultCheck Here
UPSC CISF AC LDCE 2018 (29 Vacancies) – Last Date to Apply December 29Check Here
German Lecturer Interview list  – Interviews are on December 27, 2017Check Here

Total no. of posts announced by UPSC is 23 posts. Post wise vacancy details – 

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Interview list for the post of Assistant Professor Orthopaedic (Sports Injury Centre) in the Teaching Specialist Sub-Cadre is published on the website. The interview will be held on December 26, 2017.Check Here
Interview for the post of Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Paediatric Cardiology) in the Teaching Specialist Sub-Cadre of the Central Health Service in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is scheduled to be organizeed on December 26, 2017.Check Here
UPSC has declared results for the post of Assistant Professor (Gujarati) in Govt. College Daman. The interviews for the same were held on November 21 and 22, 2017.Check Result 
UPSC has declared the final result for the post of Junior Work Manager Ordnance Factory Board, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence of Advertisement No. 12/ 2016. Interview held on 16-11-2017 and 17-11-2017.Check Here
UPSC has fixed a time frame of 7 days for accepting grievances from aspirants for different examinations organizeed by it. The representation should be sent through mail at examination-upsc@gov.in from next day of exam till 6 pm of the Seventh day.Check Official Notice

The at least eligibility need to appear for any one of the exams organizeed is a Bachelor's degree. UPSC mainly organizes the appointment procedure in three phases – Preliminary exam, Main exam, and Interview.  There might be some additional eligibility criteria depending upon the post or appointment exam an aspirant wishes to apply for.

January 12, 2017: Aspirants can download e-hall ticket for CDS-1 from the official website. Read More about CDS. The exam is scheduled for February 5, 2017.

Latest update: UPSC has announced the appointment calendar for 2017. Check detailed information here 


UPSC Exam Dates 2018

UPSC has announced Calendar for the upcoming year intimating about the notification, registration, organize and period of all the exams.

ExamLast Date of ApplicationTotal Vacancies
UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I), 201804/12/2017414
UPSC Engineering Services Exam (ESE 2018)23/10/2017588
UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 201708/09/2017414
UPSC National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (II) 201730/06/2017390
UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Exam 2017Closed179
Civil Services Examination (CSE), 2017Closed980
Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam, 2017Closed110
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2017Closed138
Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Exam, 2017Closed44
National Defence Academy (NDA), National Academy (10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme), 2017Closed390

UPSC Upcoming Vacancy 2018 

Name of PostsTotal VacanciesLast Date to ApplyClear Details
Assistant Legal Adviser, Assistant Director (Hindi Typing and Hindi Stenography), Deputy Director (Examination Reforms) and Associate Professor (Technical)09January 11, 2018Click Here 

UPSC Appointment 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility in UPSC Appointment 2017 varies with the exams. Basic Academic Qualification of most of the exams is Graduation from any recognrecognisedrsity. However, there are few exams that demand graduation, in a particular field/stream as part of the Eligibility. 

ExamAcademic QualificationAge Criteria
Engineering Services (Preliminary), 2017B.E/B.Tech from a recognised university21-30 on Jan 1, 2017
CDS I, 2017Graduation from any recognized university19-24 years
EO/AO- EPFOGraduate from a recognised universityLess than 30 years
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2017 35 years on Aug 01, 2017
N.D.A. & N.A. Exam (I), 201710+217-19.5 years on Jan 1, 2017 (Only Male Aspirants)
ISS Exam 2017Graduate in Statistics with other concerned streams21-30 years on Aug 1, 2017(Must be Medically fit)
IES Exam 2017Postgraduate in Economics or other concerned courses21-30 years on Aug 1, 2017(Must be medically fit)
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam, 2017Masters in the concerned streams21-30 years on Aug 1, 2017
Civil Services (PRELIMINARY) EXAM. 2017Graduate from any recognised university21-32 years on Aug 1, 2017
Indian Forest Service (PREL.) Exam. 2017 via CS(P) Exam. 2017Graduation in Animal Husbandry and concerned21-32 years on Aug 1, 2017
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2017Graduate from any recognised university20-24 years
Combined Medical Services Exam, 2017MBBSLess than 32 years

Civil Services 2018 Important Notice

  • The Prelims exam is scheduled for June 18, 2017.
  • The application procedure will start from February 22, 2017. The last date to apply is March 17, 2017.

UPSC Registration 2018

The Registration for all the exams under UPSC is done at upsc.gov.in. UPSC will notify the aspirants about dates and other important information regarding the exam. Notices and advertisement will be regularly published by UPSC in the leading newspapers and weekly employment news. No Applications will be accepted after the last date. The Registration should be finished before the last date. The Applications will start as per the dates mentioned in the UPSC 2017 Calendar.

To ensure smooth UPSC 2017 Registration Procedure, aspirants must ensure that they have following documents (as need) before starting their UPSC Application.

  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Category Certificate, if eligible
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Medical Certificate, if eligible
  • Scanned Signature
  • Scanned passport size photo
  • Graduation Marksheet

Number of Attempts in UPSC?

The number of attempts in UPSC exam varies on the basis of category of the aspirant as follows:-

  • A SC/ST category aspirant can appear as many as times till 37 years of age.
  • An OBC category aspirant can take the exam maximum  9 times and maximum age is 35 years.
  • For Physically disabled aspirants there is a relaxation of 10 years. They are given 9 attempts for completing UPSC.
  • A General category can appear for UPSC maximum  6 times and the maximum age limit is 32 years.

UPSC Syllabus 2018

The Syllabus of each exam under UPSC is released along with the notification. However, UPSC Syllabus for all exams is similar in many ways. The General Science Section/Paper is asked in most of the exams. While some exams focus on the technical aptitude, other exams give weight to Present Affairs and General Knowledge.


UPSC Result 2018

UPSC will announce the result as per the dates mentioned in Calendar above. The Result will be published in form of Score Cards. The Result for all the exams will be published at the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in. The Merit list displaying the names of all shortlisted aspirants will be published soon after the releasement of Result at the official website. The Shortlisted aspirants will be invited for next level of selection procedure as mentioned in the UPSC Notification.

The Ongoing UPSC Civil Services Prelims result is willing declared. All the qualified aspirants will write the UPSC CSE Mains Examination starting from December 03, 2016. UPSC will release the result IAS Mains examination in April 2017.


UPSC Appointment 2018 Selection Procedure

Qualified aspirants for the written result are called for next level of the selection procedure, GD/PI/WAT. The Selection Procedure varies with the exam and the posts provideed. However, most of the appointment posts follow the mentioned Selection Procedure

Group Discussion

Aspirants are made to sit in batches of 20 or more to discuss any topic assigned by the person in charge. The topics vary from any recent global activity to problems faced by society. At the end of the discussion, aspirants are asked to submit their answer verbally one after another.  Total of 15-25 minutes is allotted to the aspirants to discuss the topic among themselves.

Individual Interview

Following the group discussion, Individual Interview of aspirants is organizeed. Hence it is necessary to test aspirants of their mental and physical strength need for the job. The Individual Interview is organizeed to test aspirants’ confidence, thought procedure and clarity of mind. UPSC entrusts the shortlisted aspirants with a very responsible position.


UPSC Appointment 2018 Medical Test

As per the job requirements, UPSC asks aspirants to go via a medical test before publishing final merit list. The Result of the medical tests is considered while preparing Final Merit List. All the qualified aspirants need to undergo the following test at the allotted medical centre. All the qualified aspirants for the written exam followed by an interview need to undergo a medical test, and the results are submitted to UPSC for further proceedings.

  • Blood Test
  • Mental Stability (Session of Stress Interview)
  • Ophthalmic Test & BMI Measurement
  • Chest X-Ray followed by a test for several other disorders.
  • Urine Test

UPSC Appointment Calendar

UPSC invites applications from applicable aspirants against different vacancies posted in various Ministries. Aspirants can check all the listed vacancies and apply as per their choice. The vacancies are posted regularly at upsonline.nic.in.

UPSC Appointment 2017 Calendar
Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil)Ministry of ShippingClick Here
Assistant Executive EngineerMinistry of ShippingClick Here
Assistant professor (Microbiology)Ministry of Health & Family WelfareClick Here
Assistant Legislative Counsel (Bengali)Ministry of Law and JusticeClick Here
Assistant Professor (Endocrinology)Ministry of Health & Family WelfareClick Here
Managers Grade 1/Section OfficersMinistry of DefenceClick Here
Scientist in CFSLDepartment of Public EnterprisesClick Here
Assistant Directors at DEPEDepartment of Public EnterprisesClick Here
Lecturers in School of Foreign LanguagesMinistry of DefenceClick Here
Assistant Security OfficerArmy Headquarters & DGQA under Department of DefenseClick Here
Assistant CommandantCentral Industrial Security ForceClick Here

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