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UPSC IAS 2017 Exam Overview :

The UPSC IAS Prelim 2017 exam is going to conduct on 18thJune 2017 and IAS Main Exam will be held on 28thOctober 2017 (Tentatively). We want to inform all the candidates, who are waiting to apply for the IAS examination 2017 that the IAS 2017 online registration ended on 17th March for the prelim examination. Here in this post we will go to provide all the details regarding civil services recruitment 2017 i.e. IAS 2017 Application form, notification, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, preparation tips, admit card, how to apply, and so forth.

The IAS stands for Indian Administrator Service. The purpose of this recruitment is to select the best suitable candidate for the Indian Administration Unit who will give their contribution in serving the country. The IAS Job is one of the renowned jobs in the country. Many youngsters have dream to be an IAS officer. The IAS officer is the one who has the ability to take a decision and will have leadership quality to lead the departments in Indian administration. For the recruitment of IAS officer civil service examination (CSE) is being conducted by the UPSC. Like every year, this year also UPSC has announced the Recruitment for the IAS Officers. The interested candidates can apply for the IAS 2017 Exam.

CSE is the national competitive exam which happens under the banner of UPSC. This exam is conducted in two phases a preliminary exam and the main examination followed by the interview. UPSC is the organization which is formed by the government of India on 1 October 1926.It is the national level platform which elects the exam i.e. civil services examination, Engineering service examination, naval academy examination, Officers’ training academy examination and combined defense services examination. Its official website is

UPSC IAS 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criterion is needed to satisfy to make sure whether you can appear in competitive examination or not. Before going directly towards the application form, exam pattern, and syllabus. You should read the IAS 2017 Eligibility Criteria. Let us check it out.

Educational Qualification: – The candidate should have graduation degree from a government recognized college or university or its equivalent.

Age Limit: – The age limit is different for all the categories according to the government policies and norms.

Category Upper age limit
General 32 Years
OBC 35 Years
SC/ST 37 Years
PWD 42 Years
J & K Domicile GEN=37 Year, OBC= 40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year, PH=50 Year
Disabled servicemen. GEN=37 Year, OBC=40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year.


It is mandatory for all UPSC exam that the candidate must be an Indian personnel. A citizen of Nepal, a citizen of Bhutan or a refugee from any other country can apply for the IAS 2017 Prelim and Main exam, in order to fulfill the criteria, they must have the permanent plan to settle in India.

UPSC IAS 2017 Important Dates :

Starting Date to Submit IAS 2017 Online Form 22nd Feb 2017
Closing Date to Submit IAS 2017 Application Form 17th March 2017
Admit card for IAS 2017 Preliminary exam May 2017
IAS 2017 Preliminary Exam Date 18th June 2017
Admit card for IAS 2017 Main Examination October 2017
IAS 2017 Main Examination Date 28th October 2017

UPSC IAS 2017 Application Form :

Now we know after being eligible you are searching for the Procedure for Filling registration UPSC IAS 2017 Application form. Here in this post, we will provide you important details, regarding the IAS Online form 2017. The registration is the first step to apply for the exam. The UPSC Civil services registration form has closed from the UPSC official website. Fill the form carefully, in order to avoid mistakes. Any mistake in the form can disqualify you. Let us discuss it step by step:-

How to Apply for UPSC Civil Services 2017 Examination?

  1. Visit its official website
  2. You will land on to the homepage, from there select Civil Services Notification.
  3. When you will click on that notification, the Civil Service exam 2017 registration form will be displayed with the instructions.
  4. Sincerely read all the instruction stated in it.
  5. After reading all the instruction, fill the registration form.
  6. Upload you scanned photograph and signature.
  7. Read carefully registration form after filling it. Make the correct changes in the form which are required and read it again.
  8. Click on the submit button.
  9. Pay the requested fees for the registration form IAS exam 2017.
  10. Take out a print of that application form.
  11. Close all the tabs.

Now you are successfully applied for the exam. You can appear on the exam day with your admit card and ID proof.

Click Here – Full Official Notification – Available Here

Click Here – UPSC Civil services Full information 

UPSC IAS 2017 Application Fee :

The candidates must have to pay Rs.100/- (for general category male candidates) and SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates do not have to pay the application fee. Applicants can pay an UPSC Civil Services 2017 application fee or registration fee in online or offline mode.

  • Online Payment

In online payment, the fee can be paid through net banking of SBI branches throughout India or by Visa card/ credit card or debit card.

  • Offline mode– In offline payment, the fee can be paid in cash at any branch of SBI throughout the India. You have to attach the E-generated challan during the registration.

These are the two methods by which any candidate can do UPSC IAS application form payment.

UPSC IAS 2017 Exam Pattern :

The UPSC Civil Services / IAS 2017 exam pattern will help you in studying for IAS exam. As we all know this exam is one of the hard to hit exam in our country. To achieve success in this exam you should have full proof plan and for that, you must have eye upon the Civil Services 2017 exam pattern.

UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 Exam Pattern:-

Sections Number of Questions. Duration per section Total Marks.
Paper I: General knowledge 100. 2 Hours. 200.
Paper II: Aptitude test 80 2 Hours .


Total Marks= 400

UPSC IAS Mains 2017 Exam Pattern:-

Paper-A. Modern Indian Language skills 300
Paper-B. English language skills 300
Paper-1. Essay Writing 250
Paper-2 General knowledge-I 250
Paper-3 General knowledge-II 250
Paper-4 General knowledge-III 250
Paper-5 General knowledge-IV 250
Paper-6. Optional Subject Paper-1 250
Paper-7 Optional Subject Paper-2 250
Sub-Total Marks 1750
Interview 275
Total Marks. 2025

UPSC IAS 2017 Selection Procedure :

The IAS 2017 Selection Procedure comprises three consecutive levels:

  1. Civil Services Preliminary Exam: This exam is objective based exam which held by online mode for the selection of candidates for Main Examination.
  2. Civil Services Main Exam: This exam is also conducts by online mode and it consists of only objective type questions.
  3. Civil Service Interview: This is the last step in the recruiting process of IAS 2017. The interviews is organized by the UPSC officials for selection of candidates for the various services.

UPSC IAS Admit Card 2017 :

All the aspirants had successfully submitted the UPSC civil services 2017 online Application forms. Authority will issue e-admit card in the May 2017 on the official website. The card have all the general information of the candidate and the exam. It is mandatory to bring the UPSC IAS 2017 admit card on the day of examination. The candidate will able to download UPSC Civil Services admit card before 10 to 15 days of the commencement date of the exam. If you found any fault on the admit card then you have to report the higher authorities instantly. You can download IAS admit card 2017 from the official website of the UPSC.

UPSC IAS Cut off 2017 :

The cutoff marks are the important aspect in recruiting process. The UPSC board considers IAS cutoff marks 2017 in short listing the students. The cutoff score is the margin line. If students scored less than the cutoff, then he/she will not get shortlisted. To get selected in the civil service candidate should get more marks then the cutoff. The Cut off marks are compulsory for whole three stages. The board will publish the UPSCIAS cut off 2017 on the official website as soon the results get prepared. Here below we mentioned three stages which have high impact in shortlisting the candidates.

  • Preliminary exam- Cutoff is applicable to shortlist candidate for the IAS Mains 2017.
  • Main exam- By the cutoffs of main exam candidates will get selected for the personal interviews.
  • Personal Interview- Lastly the Aspirants will get selected on the base of their interview.

IAS Result 2017 :

The UPSC Civil services Result 2017 will get released by the Commission on the official website. The IAS Prelim exam 2017 result for the 18th June examination, will get revealed in the month of October. The UPSC IAS Result 2017 can be accessed by the roll numbers of candidates who successfully appeared in the exam. All the students are eagerly waiting for the IAS Prelim exam results 2017. We know many of the students have the dream to be an IAS officer, but few gets the success. We request all the students to stay calm and relax.

UPSC IAS Online Test Series 2017 :

Every year many students participate in the civil services exam. You have to be very consistent while preparing for the exam. You can buy many packages which will guide you in studying well for the exam. If you join UPSC IAS 2017 online test series, then it will go to be beneficial for you. By joining test series, you can evaluate your skills weekly or daily. Also you will get high-quality content. To maintain the consistency and get enrolled in online test series is the best option in the modern world. Candidates should try to solve more and more UPSC IAS Mock test 2017 and sectional test for the good preparation. From here, candidates can take a benefit of Free IAS online test series 2017 which based on the new exam pattern.

IAS Previous Year Papars :

We advise all the students to check UPSC Civil Services previous year question papers. Most of the questions comes in the exam are repeated. Firstly, practice the most repeated questions by doing this you will get familiar with the exam pattern. The 80% of the paper have the same pattern of exam paper as the previous year questions. You can easily get the UPSC IAS previous year papers data on the internet as well as on our website. Past old questions paper will give the idea of the questions which are going to come in the exam.

UPSC IAS Preparation :

Many of the students’ starts their preparation for the IAS at very early stage. Cracking IAS exam is the dream for many youngsters. Joining civil service is one of the most renowned jobs with great service perks. The preparation of IAS is the lengthy procedure. You can get selected only when you studied dedicatedly and consistently. You will require at least one year to 6 months for the preparation of the IAS. Here below we are giving you best IAS 2017 Preparation tips which are going to help you to crack UPSC Civil Services 2017exam.

  1. Optimize your time. Divide your time according to your topics and syllabus.
  2. Work on the solving speed and accuracy level.
  3. Get enough sleep and have healthy food because you have to do hard work.
  4. Do not stress yourself.
  5. Stay calm and be positive.
  6. Be consistent and hardworking.