It has been last three years since UPSC is conducting exam to recruit manpower. Once again after the 3 years gap, UPSC 2017 has finally confirmed that it will be conducting prelims exam in June except for August. After 3years, UPSC has issued notification for conducting next Civil Services Examination in June rather than August. The UPSC 2017 is scheduled to start on 18th June’17 according to their official notification.
UPSC Introduces Major Reforms for Prelims 2017
UPSC is renowned for conducting Civil Services Exams every year nationwide. A candidate has to qualify three rounds as part of the exam i.e. prelims, mains, and PI/Personality Test rounds to get selected. The examination was conducted every year in the month of August, but this time onwards it will be held in the month of June. UPSC examination is conducted to fill up many vacancies in Indian Administrative. Many Govt. services like IAS, IPS, IFS, IFoS etc. are hiring manpower from this examination which is conducted across the nation.
NEW 2017 UPSC Exam Calendar
|Name of the Exam||Date of notification||Application last date||Date of exam||Duration|
|Engineering Services (Prelims)||29th September’16||21st October’16||8th January’17||1 Day|
|CDS (I)||9th November’16||2nd December’16||5th February’17||1 Day|
|CISF AC||7th December’16||30th December’16||5th March’17||1 Day|
|NDA & NA (I)||18th January’17||10th February’17||23rd April’17||1 Day|
|IES/ISS||8th February’17||3rd March’17||12th May’17||3 Days|
|CGSE/GE||8th February’17||3rd March’17||12th May’17||3 Days|
|Engineering Services (Mains)||14th May’17||1 Day|
|Civil Services Prelims (CSAT)/IFS Prelims||22nd February’17||17th March’17||18th June’17||1 Day|
|CAPF (AC)||12th April’17||5th May’17||23rd July’17||1 Day|
|CMS||26th April’17||19th May’17||13th August’17||1 Day|
|NDA & NA (II)||7th June’17||30th June’17||10th September’17||1 Day|
|Civil Services Main||28th October’17||5 Days|
|CDS II||9th August’17||8th September’17||19th November’17||1 Day|
|IFS Main||—||—||3rd December’17||10 Days|
|SO/STENO||13th September’17||6th October’17||16th December’17||2 Days|
How new UPSC Exam pattern work
Every year, UPSC conducts the Civil Services Examination and to pass the exam, individuals need to go through three stages of this examination. Candidates have to pass prelims, mains and the personal interview to get recruited in various civil services posts. Lakhs of students from several educational backgrounds appear the prelims exam but only thousands of candidates qualify for the next. Again the same gets repeated in the mains stage and remaining candidates are updated to the next stage.
After successful completion, the selected candidates are informed to report on the respective zones for receiving the recruitment letter. One of the senior officials has confirmed that the previous UPSC exams (in 2014,15 and 16) were conducted in August. In addition, the official has also given confirmation that the prelims examination of Indian Administrative Services will be conducted in the early days of June’17. The official also said that the decision has been made to make sure that the entire examination process will be held on time. The 2013’s Civil Services examination was conducted on May’13.