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UPSC Civil Services Preliminary 2018 exam notification to be issued

Date : 7th Feb. 2018

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is expected to issue exam notification for the Civil Services Examination 2018, on February 7 on the official portal - Officers for IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IPS (Indian Police Service), IFS (Indian Foreign Service) and IRS (Indian Revenue Service) in India are selected from this examination and commission conducts the same every year.

As per the circular issued by the commission, the last date for receipt of applications will be March 6, 2018 and only the applications for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination are invited.

Candidates must be in the age group of 21-32 years on August 1, 2018; upper age limit is relaxable for reserved categories (details of which are available in the official website). 

The preliminary examination will be conducted on June 3, 2018 (tentative).

Candidates must already be aware of the fact that the Civil Services Examination is conducted in two rounds, namely Preliminary (objective type) and Civil Services (Main) Examination (written and interview).

In the objective type, multiple choice questions are asked which carry the total of 400 marks. In the general studies paper – II, candidates will have to qualify with the minimum of 33 percent marks.

In the Preliminary exam, the students who pass, qualify for the next stage, which is Civil Services Main. Those who succeed in the Mains are later offered services and posts in the government sector.

In August 2015, a committee constituted an expert panel under the chairmanship of former human resource development secretary and retired IAS officer BS Baswan to review the scheme of civil services exam. As per reports, some recommendations include a reduction in the upper age limit of 32 years to appear in the civil service exam.

Remember these dates

Notification declared for Civil service exams 2018 : On Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Last date of application for the exam : On Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Date of commencement of preliminary exam : On Sunday, June 3, 2018

Date of commencement of Civil service main exams : On Monday, October 1, 2018