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UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam 2016–2017 upsconline.nic.in Registration, Date

UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam

UPSC MAIN Exam Notification available!!! All the eager contenders are delighted to know that Union Public Service Commission has pronounced UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam 2016 notification. Union Public Service Commission conducts this exam to hire eligible and enthusiastic candidates for filling up 1079 vacant positions of IAS/ IFS/ IRS IDS and various others. Contenders who have successfully clear preliminary exam are required to submit their registration form before the last date that is 20th Oct. 2016 for appearing in mains exam. On availability of future information regarding UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam 2017, aspirants must stay in link with us. We will try to provide info regarding the same as soon as we can.

After submitting the application form appliers may appear in UPSC Mains Exam which will be held from 3rd Dec. 2016 onwards. Those who will get succeeded in qualifying the main examination will be called for final selection process of Interview by the commission. We the team members of recruitmentresult.com provide complete details against Union Public Service Commission mains exam Application Form. So candidates are required to scroll down the page and read all the information carefully.

UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam

UPSC Civil Service Vacancies:

Sr. No.Name of Service
01Indian Administrative Service
02Indian Foreign Service
03Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise,Gr. ‘A’)
04Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service,Gr. ‘A’
05Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
06Indian Defence Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
07Indian Revenue Service (I.T.),Gr. ‘A’
08Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Gr. ‘A’
09Indian Postal Service, Gr. ‘A.
10Indian Civil Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
11Indian Railway Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
12Indian Railway Personnel Service, Gr. ‘A’
13Indian Railways Traffic Service Gr. ‘A’
14Indian Defence Estates Service Gr. ‘A’
15Indian Information Service, Gr. ‘A’
16Indian Trade Service Gr. ‘A’ (Gr.III)
17Indian Corporate Law Service
18Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Gr.’B’ (Section Officers’ Grade)
19Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Gr. ‘B’
20Pondicherry Civil Service, (Group B)

Do You Know How many vacancies are available

  • P.H.: 34 posts
  • LDCP: 14 posts
  • B/LV: 07 posts
  • H.I.: 13 posts

UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria:


  • Candidates must be an Indian resident for Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service,
  • For other civil services candidates must be a citizen of below mentioned countries or subject of Nepal / Bhutan / A Tibetan refugee / A person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from other countries with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
    1. India
    2. Nepal
    3. Bhutan

Get Details About: UPSC Eligibility Criteria

Payment to be made for UPSC MAIN Exam 2016:

Candidates who are going to fill UPSC Civil Services Exam Application form are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 200/- by online or offline mode as given below.

Online Mode:

Applicants may submit their fee through Net Banking facility of SBI/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit card

Read Now: How to Pay Application Fees Through Online Mode

Offline Mode:

Appliers can pay application fee by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash.


Candidates who belong to Female/SC/ ST/ PH categories are exempted from payment of fee.

Have A Look On this Useful Section of UPSC

Process of Enrolment for UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam:

  • The enrolment of appliers will be purely based on the Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview.
  • Candidates who will be shortlisted in main exam will be called for Interview as final selection.

Read Below For Better Preparation Of Exam/Interview:

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam Pattern:

Qualifying PaperPaper-IOne of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper)300 Marks
Paper-IIEnglish (Qualifying Paper)300 Marks
Papers to be counted for meritPaper-IEssay250 Marks
Papers IIGeneral Studies I250 Marks
Papers IIIGeneral Studies II250 Marks
Papers IVGeneral Studies III250 Marks
Papers VGeneral Studies IV250 Marks
Papers VI, VIIAny two optional subjects (each having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (250 marks for each paper)500 Marks
Total Marks for Written Examination1750Marks
Personality Test275 Marks
Grand Total2025 Marks

Read Here: How to Prepare for English

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam Time Table

DateDayForenoon Session9.00 A.M. to 12.00 NoonAfternoon Session2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
3rd Dec 2016SaturdayPaper‐I EssayNo Paper
5th Dec 2016MondayPaper‐II General Studies‐IPaper‐IIIGeneral Studies‐II
6th Dec 2016TuesdayPaper‐IV General Studies‐IIIPaper‐V General Studies‐IV
7th Dec 2016WednesdayPaper‐A Indian LanguagePaper‐BEnglish
9th Dec 2016FridayPaper‐VI Optional Paper‐IPaper‐VII Optional Paper‐II

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Are you going to appear in Main Examination? Get Here the List of Optional Subjects! 

Electrical Engineering
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
Civil Engineering
Commerce and Accountancy
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Science
Political Science and International Relations
Public Administration

Literature of any one of the following languages:

  • Assamese
  • Bengali
  • Bodo
  • Dogri
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Kashmiri
  • Konkani
  • Maithili
  • Malayalam
  • Manipuri
  • Marathi
  • Nepali
  • Oriya
  • Punjabi
  • Sanskrit
  • Santali
  • Sindhi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • English

UPSC Interview Test:

  • Shortlisted candidates in Mains exam will be called for interview.
  • Interview round is the final round to recruit applicants for particular posts.
  • The interview session will be of 275 marks.

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UPSC Main Examination Centers:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Aizawl
  • Allahabad
  • Bangaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dispur
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Vijayawada

You May Also Check: – List of UPSC Entrance Exam

How to fill UPSC Application Form?

  • Visit official website of commission that is www.upsc.gov.in
  • Now go to “What’s New” section presented on home page.
  • Choose “DAF: Civil Services (Main) Examination 2016” link.
  • After that hit on “Online Application” link to apply online.
  • Fill Online Application Form with all mandatory details in proper manner.
  • Upload scanned documents, self attested copies of certificates and a passport size photograph.
  • Recheck your filled application form once again and hit on the “Submit” button.
  • At last take a print out of the filled application form, for future references.

Read This:- Procedure To Fill Online Form

Dates to Remember:

  • Last date to submit application form: 20th Oct. 2016
  • End date for submission of application Fee: 19th Oct. 2016
  • Mains exam schedule 3rd Dec. 2016 to 9th Dec. 2016

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8 Responses to "UPSC Civil Services MAIN Exam 2016–2017 upsconline.nic.in Registration, Date"



  2. G. Ravichandra

    Respected Sir,

    I am G. Ravi Chandra, age 33Yrs, Cast : SC (Mala) i have completed my B.A.(Bachloor Degree) from Dr. Ambedkar Open University.

    I am willing to go for IPS (Indian Police Service) i want to know when the recruitment will be held in 2013 and what is the % (Percentage Marks) to apply for the IPS officer.

    Thanking You Sir,

    Yours faithfully,


    Respected sir,
    i am subramaniyan,
    i have finished BA english literature.
    My only one aim is become a IPS officer.
    So please help me please pleas please to become a IPS officer?

  4. Jeetendra Makwana

    res,sir.. i want to know when will(which month)come ips exam..

  5. satish chand

    my name is satish chand my aim is pcs officer so please help me form dates & syllabus mention.

    than,s sir
    yours sincerly

    satish chand
    delhi 96.

  6. Himanshu chauhan

    respected sir,

    i am Himanshu Chauhan, age 23 years, i am running TY BA whith Economics,
    i want to IAS exam in 2013, please guide me apply for the IAS post,under-graduation student become in this exam? please guide me sir,
    thanking you sir,
    yourth faithfully,
    Himanshu chauhan

  7. m sandhya

    i am m sandhya age 21 i want to become a ias officer so please guide me please please update exam dates and how to prepare for exam please sir. thanking you sir, yours faithfully m sandhya

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