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IAS Application Form 2017 upsc.gov.in Civil Services Prelims Exam Dates

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Want To Find The Best Government Jobs? Here’s How… Union Public Service Commission has revealed UPSC Exam Calendar for Civil Services Prelims Exam & Others. So aspirants, who’re going to apply for IAS Prelims Exam, may submit their IAS Application Form before the last date which is 17th March 2017. Commission is going to conduct UPSC IAS Civil Services Preliminary Exam on 18th June 2017.   

Aspirants may start their preparation for Indian Administrative Services Examination which will consist of two successive stages as prelims examination (objective) and Main examination (Written and interview). Contenders may read below segment of this page which is developed by team of recruitmentresult.com.

IAS Application Form

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Date Of Notification 22nd February 2017
Last Date To submit IAS application form 17th March 2017
IAS Prelims Exam Will Be Held On 18th June 2017

Name of Civil Services Description:

Sr. No. Service Name
1 Indian Administrative Service
2 Indian Foreign Service
3 Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise, Gr. ‘A’)
4 Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Gr. ‘A’
5 Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
6 Indian Defence Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
7 Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Gr. ‘A
8 Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Gr. ‘A’
9 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 Railway Traffic Service Gr. ‘A’
14 Indian Defence Estate Service Gr. ‘A’
15 Indian Information Service Gr. ‘A’
16 Indian Trade Service Gr. ‘A’ (Gr. III)
17 Indian Corporate Law Service Gr. ‘A’
18 Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services Gr. ‘B’ (Section Officers Grade)
19 Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadar & Nagar haveli Civil Service, Gr. ‘B’
20 Pondicherry Civil Services Group B

IAS Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be An Indian citizen.
  • Candidates who are desire to filling IAS Application Form 2017 must hold a degree of any of Universities.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year degree exam are also eligible to apply for IAS 2017.
  • Candidates with professional and technical qualifications are able to apply.
  • Candidates who have passed final year of MBBS exam but are yet to complete internship can apply for prelim exam.

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Age Limitation:

Category wise age criteria for all applicants as shown below in tabular format:

Category Upper age limit
General 32 Years
OBC 35 Years
SC/ST 37 Years
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic) 42 Years
J & K Domicile
  • GEN: 37 Yrs
  • OBC: 40 Yrs
  • SC/ST: 40 Yrs
  • PH: 50 Yrs
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.
  • GEN: 37 Yrs
  • OBC: 40 Yrs
  • SC/ST: 40 Yrs.

Application Fee Details:

  • Candidates who want to fill IAS Application Form, are required to pay requisite application fee that is mention in official notification.
  • Fee will be deposited through any branch of SBI bank by doing cash payment or by using online banking facility (Net banking / Visa / Master / Credit / Debit Card).

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No. Of Attempts:

Category Wise No. of attempts
General 06 Attempts
OBC 09 Attempts
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)
  • GEN/OBC: 9 Attempts
  • SC/ST: No bar
J & K Domicile No Bar
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.

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IAS Selection Process:

Selection of the candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Services will be based on the performance in Preliminary (Objective Type Question Paper) and main exam (Written and interview).

Scheme of CS (Preliminary) Examination:

  • Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks.
  • Question Papers (Test Booklets) are set in English as well as in Hindi.
General Studies Paper – I 200 Marks
General Studies Paper – II 200 Marks

IAS Syllabus:- Complete Information

Scheme of CS (Main) Examination:

Qualifying Paper Paper-I 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 Marks
Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Papers to be counted for merit Paper-I Essay 250 Marks
Papers II General Studies I 250 Marks
Papers III General Studies II 250 Marks
Papers IV General Studies III 250 Marks
Papers V General Studies IV 250 Marks
Papers VI, VII Any 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 Examination 1750Marks
Personality Test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

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Centers apply for of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

Preliminary examination will be held at following centre’s -

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

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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

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How to fill IAS Application Form?

Candidates willing to apply for IAS Preliminary Examination must follow the steps as structured below, to fill IAS Application Form.

  • First of all candidates need to visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is upsc.gov.in.
  • Now, hit on “UPSC Online Application” link visible at left side of home page.
  • This will take you to the new page of that website, where you need to select “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link.
  • On selection of above said link, a page will appear having link for registration, hit on “part – I registration” and fill required details correctly in IAS Application Form.
  • Then you need to visit again on site and proceed for “part – II registration” and enter all asked entries.
  • You must check again before final submission and then submit it.
  • At last take a print out of filled form for future use.

Procedure To Fill Online Form:- Check Here

Important Dates:

Date Of Notification 22nd February 2017
Last Date To submit IAS application form 17th March 2017
IAS Prelims Exam Will Be Held On 18th June 2017
IAS Mains Exam Will Be Held On 28th October 2017

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Candidates may check Official Link, to get additional details about IAS Application Form 2017.

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