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UPSC Notification 2017-18: UPSC Registration, Exam dates, Fee, Last date details

UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) had announced Notification for the UPSC EXAMINATION 2017-18. The Prelims is already over for UPSC Prelims and Mains 2017 are over. This year, the UPSC Prelims exam was held in June 2017, and the Mains would be conducted in October 2017. The Personality Test for the candidates who clear UPSC Mains, will be condudted in March 2018. The result for UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 has already been declared. Click Here to know next steps to Register for UPSC Mains 2017

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If you are gearing up for UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018, you would be surely interested in the important details like the exam dates, registration and fee details. The success rate for the Civil Services Exam(CSE) is 0.1%-0.3%. In this article we’ll provide you key details about UPSC Exams like, UPSC Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Fee, Last date, UPSC Online Application Procedure and other details.

About UPSC Examination

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts various exams such as exam for Civil Services, IFS, NDA, CDS, SCRA etc. Civil services examination is popularly known as IAS exam and includes almost 24 services like IFS, IPS, IRS, IRPS and so on.

UPSC Notification 2017-18: Application & Exam Dates

UPSC Notification 2017

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Below are the complete details on key exam dates for UPSC 2017-18 Exams

Exam NameNotification DateLast Date to ApplyExam DateDuration
Engineering Services (Pre)27th Sep 201723rd Oct 20177th Jan 20181 Day
CDS (I)8th Nov, 20174th Dec, 20174th Feb, 20181 Day
CISF AC6th Dec 201729th Dec 20174th Mar 20181 Day
NDA & NA (I)10th Jan, 20185th Feb, 201822nd Apr, 20181 Day
IES/ISS21st Mar, 201816th Apr, 201826th June, 20183 Days
CGSE/GE21st Mar, 201816th Mar, 201829th June, 20183 Days
Engineering Services (Main)1st July, 20181 Day
Civil Services Prelims (CSAT)/IFS Prelims7th Feb, 20186th Mar 20183rd Jun, 2018 1 Day
CAPF (AC)25th Apr 201821st May 201812th Aug, 20181 Day
CMS11th Apr, 20187th July, 201822nd July, 20181 Day
NDA & NA (II)6th June, 20182dn July, 20189th Sep, 20181 Day
Civil Services Main1st Oct, 20185 Days
CDS II8th Aug, 20183rd Sep, 201818th Nov, 20181 Day
IFS Main2nd Dec, 201810 Days
SO/STENO12th Sep, 20185th Oct, 201815th Dec, 2018 2 Days



UPSC Civil Services Notification 2017-18: Eligibility Criteria, Fees & Registration


  • a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (general studies and aptitude test),
  • a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type followed by
  • a personality test (interview).

The entire process from the notification of the preliminary examination to declaration of the final results takes nearly one year

Eligibility criteria for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION: 2017 | 2018


  • For the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Foreign Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • For the Indian Revenue Service, a candidate must be one of the following:
    • A citizen of India
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam  with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • For other services, a candidate must be one of the following:
    • A citizen of India
    • A citizen of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan
    • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Education qualification for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION:

For appearing in the exam, a degree of graduation in any stream from any university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) is required. Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exam and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the certificate of qualification along with the mark sheet to the UPSC before the main exam.

A candidate applying for IFS exam must possess a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: animal husbandry and veterinary science, botany, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics, statistics and zoology, or a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry or engineering from a recognized university.


  1. A candidate must have the age between 21 to 32 years on August 1 of 2017. Prescribed age. For OBC the upper age limit is 35, SC and ST the limit is 37 years. Physically Disabled (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic) – 42 years

Jammu & Kashmir Domicile:

General Category: 37 years

OBC: 40 years

SC/ST: 42 years

PH: 50 years

Number of attempts:

General category candidates: 6 attempts

OBC category candidates = 9

SC/ST Candidates = unlimited

Physically Disabled (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)

General Category: 9 attempts

OBC: 9 attempts

SC/ST: Unlimited

Appearing to attempt one of the papers in the preliminary examination is counted as an attempt but failing to attend is not counted as an attempt.

How to Apply online for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION 2017-18

Here we are providing UPSC Apply Online Procedure. The application procedure for UPSC civil services examination has been entirely made online at the preliminary level and UPSC e-admit cards are issued on the UPSC website, which candidates appearing for UPSC CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION should download from the UPSC official website. UPSC Registration will be done through online mode. So, we have given information about UPSC Apply Online Details

FEE structure for the UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION 2018 | 2019

  • Candidates applying offline (through common application form) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) through a single Central Recruitment Fee Stamp.
  • All Female Candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay any fee.
  • Physically handicapped persons are exempted from the payment of fee provided they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Posts to be filled on the results of this examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for these Posts (including any concessions specifically extended to the physically handicapped). A physically handicapped candidate claiming age relaxation/fee concession will be required by the Commission to submit along with their detailed application form, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his claim for being physically handicapped.
  • Candidates applying on-line (excepting female/sc/st/physically handicapped candidates who are exempted  from payment of fees) are required to pay a reduce fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees fifty only) either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using visa/master credit/debit card.


  • Date of main examination: 28th October 2017 (results to be declared in December 2017)

For more details you can go through UPSC Official Website: civil service system is the backbone of the administrative machinery of the country.  The CIVIL Services examination is one of the toughest examination. Cracking CIVIL Services examination is not a child’s play. It requires planned studies and dedication. If you are new or experienced aspirant to this UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION this article may helpful to you to know about 2017 UPSC Registration, UPSC Civil Services Notification 2017, Eligibility Details, Fee, Last date, UPSC Apply Online Details, useful links and other details .

Few Important Links for UPSC IAS Aspirants 2017-18

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UPSC Mains Exams PatternUPSC Question papersUPSC IAS Preparation Tips
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