UPSC IAS 2017 Application Form, Check Civil Services Exam Dates

UPSC IAS 2017 Exam Overview :

The UPSC IAS Prelim 2017 exam has been conducted on 18th June 2017 and IAS Main Exam will be held on 28th October 2017 (Tentatively). We want to inform all the candidates, the IAS 2017 Online Registration has been closed on 17th March. Here, we are going to provide all the details regarding civil services recruitment 2017 such as details of IAS 2017 Application form, notification, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, preparation tips, admit card, how to apply, and so forth.

Latest Updates: The UPSC Civil Services / IAS prelims examination has been conducted on 18th June and UPSC IAS Prelims Result has been announced on 27th July 2017 at upsc.gov.in/.

The IAS stands for Indian Administrator Service. The purpose of this recruitment is to select the best suitable candidate for the Indian Administration Unit who will give their contribution in serving the country. The IAS Job is one of the renowned jobs in the country. Many youngsters have a dream to be an IAS officer. The IAS officer is the one who has the ability to take a decision and will have leadership quality to lead the departments in Indian administration. For the recruitment of IAS officer civil service examination (CSE) is being conducted by the UPSC. Like every year, this year also UPSC has announced the Recruitment for the IAS Officers. The interested candidates can apply for the IAS 2017 Exam.

CSE is the national competitive exam which happens under the banner of UPSC. This exam is conducted in two phases a preliminary exam and the main examination followed by the interview. UPSC is the organization which is formed by the government of India on 1 October 1926. It is the national level platform which elects the exam i.e. civil services examination, Engineering service examination, naval academy examination, Officers’ training academy examination and combined defense services examination.

UPSC IAS 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criterion is needed to satisfy to make sure whether you can appear in competitive examination or not. Before going directly towards the application form, exam pattern, and syllabus. You should read the IAS 2017 Eligibility Criteria. Let us check it out.

Educational Qualification: - The candidate should have graduation degree from a government recognized college or university or its equivalent.

Age Limit: - The age limit is different for all the categories according to the government policies and norms.

Category

Upper age limit

General

32 Years

OBC

35 Years

SC/ST

37 Years

PWD

42 Years

J & K Domicile

GEN=37 Year, OBC= 40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year, PH=50 Year

Disabled servicemen.

GEN=37 Year, OBC=40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year.

Nationality:-

It is mandatory for all UPSC exam that the candidate must be an Indian personnel. A citizen of Nepal, a citizen of Bhutan or a refugee from any other country can apply for the IAS 2017 Prelim and Main exam, in order tofulfill the criteria, they must have the permanent plan to settle in India.

UPSC IAS 2017 Important Dates :

Starting Date to Submit IAS 2017 Online Form

22nd Feb 2017

Closing Date to Submit IAS 2017 Application Form

17th March 2017

Admit card for IAS 2017 Preliminary exam

22nd May 2017

IAS 2017 Preliminary Exam Date

18th June 2017

Admit card for IAS 2017 Main Examination

October 2017

IAS 2017 Main Examination Date

28th October 2017

UPSC IAS 2017 Application Form :

Now we know after being eligible you are searching for the Procedure for Filling registration UPSC IAS 2017 Application form. Here in this post, we will provide you important details, regarding the IAS Online form 2017. The registration is the first step to apply for the exam. The UPSC Civil services registration form has closed from the UPSC official website. Fill the form carefully, in order to avoid mistakes. Any mistake in the form can disqualify you. Let us discuss it step by step:-

How to Apply for UPSC Civil Services 2017 Examination?

  1. Visit its official website i.e.www.upsc.gov.in/.
  2. You will land on to the homepage, from there select Civil Services Notification.
  3. When you will click on that notification, the Civil Service exam 2017 registration form will be displayed with the instructions.
  4. Sincerely read all the instruction stated in it.
  5. After reading all the instruction, fill the registration form.
  6. Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  7. Read carefully registration form after filling it. Make the correct changes in the form which are required and read it again.
  8. Click on the submit button.
  9. Pay the requested fees for the registration form IAS Exam 2017.
  10. Take out a print of that application form.
  11. Close all the tabs.

Now you are successfully applied for the exam. You can appear on the exam day with your admit card and ID proof.

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UPSC IAS 2017 Application Fee :

The candidates must have to pay Rs.100/- (for general category male candidates) and SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates do not have to pay the application fee. Applicants can pay an UPSC Civil Services 2017 application fee or registration fee in online or offline mode.

  • Online Payment

In online payment, the fee can be paid through net banking of SBI branches throughout India or by Visa card/ credit card or debit card.

  • Offline mode– In offline payment, the fee can be paid in cash at any branch of SBI throughout the India. You have to attach the E-generated challan during the registration.

These are the two methods by which any candidate can do UPSC IAS application form payment.

UPSC IAS 2017 Exam Pattern :

The UPSC Civil Services / IAS 2017 exam pattern will help you in studying for IAS exam. As we all know this exam is one of the hard to hit exam in our country. To achieve success in this exam you should have a full proof plan and for that, you must have an eye for the Civil Services 2017 exam pattern.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern:-

Sections

Number of Questions.

Duration per section

Maximum Marks

Paper I: General Studies

100

2 Hours

200

Paper II: Aptitude test

80

2 Hours

200

Total Marks= 400

UPSC IAS Mains 2017 Exam Pattern:-

Sections

Subject

Maximum Marks

Paper-A.

Modern Indian Language skills

300

Paper-B.

English Language skills

300

Paper-1.

Essay Writing

250

Paper-2

General Studies-I

250

Paper-3

General Studies-II

250

Paper-4

General Studies-III

250

Paper-5

General Studies-IV

250

Paper-6.

Optional Subject Paper-1

250

Paper-7

Optional Subject Paper-2

250

Sub-Total Marks

1750

Interview

275

Total Marks.

2025

UPSC IAS 2017 Selection Procedure :

The IAS 2017 Selection Procedure comprises three consecutive levels:

1. Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam: - This is the 1st stage to shortlist candidates for IAS / Civil Services Main examination. This exam will be available with objective type questions. 

2. Civil Services (Main) Exam: - This is a 2nd stage to shortlist candidates for next level. This exam consists of written examination and personal interview. 

  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview

3. Final Selection: - The total number of marks scored by the candidates in the IAS Main examination (Both written test and personal interview ) will be taken into an opinion for final merit list. The candidate's selection based on the final merit.​​

UPSC IAS Admit Card 2017 :

All the aspirants had successfully submitted the UPSC civil services 2017 online Application forms. Authority has issued an e-admit card on 22nd May 2017 on the official website. The card has all the general information about the candidate and the exam. It is mandatory to bring the UPSC IAS 2017 Admit Card on the day of examination. The candidates are able to download UPSC Civil Services admit card till 18th June before the examination start. If you found any fault on the admit card then you have to report the higher authorities instantly. You can download IAS admit card 2017 from the official website of the UPSC.

UPSC IAS Cut off 2017 :

The cutoff marks are the important aspect in recruiting process. The UPSC board considers IAS cutoff marks 2017 in short listing the students. The cutoff score is the margin line. If students scored less than the cutoff, then he/she will not get shortlisted. To get selected in the civil service candidate should get more marks than the cutoff. The Cut off marks are compulsory for whole three stages. The board will publish the UPSC IAS Cut Off 2017 on the official website as soon the results get prepared. Here below we mentioned three stages which have high impact in shortlisting the candidates.

  • Preliminary exam- Cutoff is applicable to shortlist candidate for the IAS Mains 2017.
  • Main exam- By the cutoffs of main exam candidates will get selected for the personal interviews.
  • Personal Interview- Lastly the Aspirants will get selected on the basis of their interview.

IAS Result 2017 :

The UPSC Civil Services Prelims Result 2017 has been declared by the Commission on the official website. The IAS 2017 Prelims examination has been conducted on 18th June and result has been announced on 27th July. The UPSC IAS Result 2017 can be accessed by the candidate's roll number who have successfully appeared in the examination. All the appeared candidates are able to check IAS Prelim Result 2017. We know many of the students have the dream to be an IAS officer, but only those candidates will be selected who will get marks as per the cut off. 

UPSC IAS Online Test Series 2017 :

Every year many students participate in the civil services exam. You have to be very consistent while preparing for the exam. You can buy many packages which will guide you in studying well for the exam. If you join UPSC IAS 2017 Online Test Series, then it will go to be beneficial for you. By joining test series, you can evaluate your skills weekly or daily. Also, you will get high-quality content. To maintain the consistency and get enrolled in online test series is the best option in the modern world. Candidates should try to solve more and more UPSC IAS Mock Test 2017 and sectional test for the good preparation. From here, candidates can take a benefit of Free IAS online test series 2017 which based on the new exam pattern.

IAS Previous Year Papars :

We advise all the students to check UPSC Civil Services previous year question papers. Most of the questions come in the exam are repeated. Firstly, practice the most repeated questions by doing this you will get familiar with the exam pattern. The 80% of the paper have the same pattern of exam paper as the previous year questions. You can easily get the UPSC IAS Previous Year Papers data on the internet as well as on our website. Past old questions paper will give the idea of the questions which are going to come in the exam.

UPSC IAS Preparation :

Many of the students’ starts their preparation for the IAS at very early stage. Cracking IAS exam is the dream for many youngsters. Joining civil service is one of the most renowned jobs with great service perks. The preparation of IAS is the lengthy procedure. You can get selected only when you studied dedicatedly and consistently. You will require at least one year to 6 months for the preparation of the IAS. Here below we are giving you best IAS 2017 Preparation tips which are going to help you to Crack UPSC Civil Services 2017 Exam.

  1. Optimize your time. Divide your time according to your topics and syllabus.
  2. Work on the solving speed and accuracy level.
  3. Get enough sleep and have healthy food because you have to do hard work.
  4. Do not stress yourself.
  5. Stay calm and be positive.
  6. Be consistent and hardworking.