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Civil Services Exam

Union Public Service Commission has issued notification regarding Civil Services Exam. Candidates, who wish to grab 1079 Civil Services Vacancy, may apply before the last date. Organization has all set to conduct Civil Services Prelims Exam on 07th August 2016. Interested job seekers may apply against this notification as Civil Services Exam 2016 by filling Civil Services Online Application Form before the last date of registration.

Contenders may follow below provided steps to fill online application form on or before the closing date that is 27th May 2016. For more information about UPSC Civil Services Exam 2016, you may need to go through this page which is created by team of recruitmentresult.com.

Civil Services Exam

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Announcement Type Civil Services Exam
Total Vacancies 1079
Last Date To Apply 27th May 2016
Prelims Exam Will Held On 07th August 2016

Civil Services Vacancies:

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

Reservation of Vacancy:

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

Eligibility Criteria For Civil Services Exam:


  • For Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, applicants should be Indian resident.
  • For other civil services candidates must be a citizen of India, 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.

UPSC Eligibility Criteria:- Complete Details

Educational Qualification:

  • Applicants, who are willing to get Civil Services Jobs, should have degree in any discipline from concern Universities recognized by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
  • Candidates who have appeared examination but have not been informed of the results are eligible to apply and applicants who are having professional and technical qualifications that are recognized by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree are also eligible to apply.

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Number Of Attempts:

Every candidate can only go for six attempts only, provided that, this restriction will not applicable for SC and ST candidates who are otherwise eligible.

Age Limit For Civil Services Exam:

  • Contender’s age should not below 21 years and not more than 32 years on the 1st of August, 2016. i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1984 and not later than 1st August, 1995.
  • Upper age limit is relaxed for reserved category such as Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe for 5 year, for Other Backward Classes up to 3 years and 5 years for domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989 up to 5 years.

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Application Fee:

  • General category candidates should need to pay Rs. 100/- as an application fee and Female/ SC/ ST/ PH Candidates are exempted from any fee.
  • Payment of fee will be paid in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking/ Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

How To Pay Fees Online Through Credit/Debit Card

Selection Process:

Candidate’s classification will be done through performance in below stated process:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

To Do Better Preparation Of Exam/Interview Must Study These Articles:-

Civil Services Exam Pattern:

Prelims Pattern:

Paper No. Duration Max Marks
1 2 hours 200
2 2 hours 200

Mains Pattern:

Paper Details Subjects Description Max  Marks
Qualifying Paper
Paper-A One 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
Paper-B English (Qualifying Paper) 300
Papers To Be Counted For Merit
Paper-I Essay 250
Papers II General Studies I 250
Papers III General Studies II 250
Papers IV General Studies III 250
Papers V General Studies IV 250
Papers VI, VII Optional Subjects Paper 1 250
Papers VII Optional Subjects Paper 2 250
Total Marks for Written Examination 1750
Personality Test 275
Grand Total 2025

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Civil Services Syllabus:

Syllabus of Civil Services contains topics like History of India and Indian National Movement, General Science, Indian polity and Governance, General Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning and analytical ability etc. you may check below given direct link to get your complete syllabus.

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Centres Of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

Agartala Siligudi Ranchi
Ghaziabad Chandigarh Bangalore
Gautam Buddh Nagar Kochi Jaipur
Agra Srinagar Sambalpur
Gorakhpur Chennai Bareilly
Panaji (Goa) Kohima Jammu
Ajmer Thane Shillong
Gurgaon Coimbatore Bhopal
Patna Kolkata Jodhpur
Ahmedabad Thiruvananthapuram Shimla
Gwalior Cuttack Bilaspur
Port Blair Kozhikode (Calicut) Jorhat
Aizawl Tiruchirapalli Mysore
Hyderabad Dehradun Vijayavada
Puducherry Lucknow Gangtok
Aligarh Tirupati Nagpur
Imphal Delhi Vishakhapatnam
Pune Ludhiana Gaya
Allahabad Udaipur Navi Mumbai
Indore Dharwad Warangal
Raipur Madurai Aurangabad
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Varanasi Jabalpur
Itanagar Dispur Vellore
Rajkot Mumbai Faridabad

You May Also Check: - List of UPSC Entrance Exam

Centres of Civil Services (Mains) Examination:

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

How to fill Civil Services Exam Online Application Form?

Civil services online registration process will be done in two parts as Part- I Registration and Part- II Registration. Both parts are described in below section; you may follow instruction to apply.

Part- I Registration:

Contenders may follow these steps to fill the online application form before the last date:

  • Aspirants will have to visit official website of Union Public Service Commission Official website that is www.upsconline.nic.in.
  • After that must select the “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC” link
  • Go for examination name ‘Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination’.
  • Press link for ‘Part- I Registration’ and read all details carefully and press ‘yes’ tab available at bottom of page.
  • Read all details carefully and press continue tab and enter your basic details like name, gender, date of birth, fathers and mother name and contact details etc.
  • Press submit tab and on successful completion of your complete application, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.

Read This:- Procedure To Fill Online Form

Part-II Registration:

  • Before applying Scan your photograph, which should be in JPG format of size 40 kb and greater than 3 kb and resolution 140 pixel height by 110 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit and signature in JPG format, having digital size of each file must be less that 40 kb and greater than 1 kb and resolution 110 pixel height by 140 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Now get copy of challan form and press link for ‘Part- II Registration’ and pay your application fee as motioned above.
  • Select center from 23 centers according to your convenience, Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Press Submit Tab And Take Print Out Of Application Form For Future Reference.

Important Dates:

  • Last Date To Apply Online: 27th May 2016
  • Date Of Examination: 07th August 2016

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Candidates may open below mentioned Official Notification to know more about Civil Services Exam 2016 and stay tuned with us on our web portal to get latest updates on Civil Services Exam 2017.

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8 Responses to "Civil Services Exam 2016–2017 upsc.gov.in Prelims Online Registration"



  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
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    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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