UPSC Exam 2018 (Prelims): Civil Services Exam Date, Eligibility, Qualification
UPSC Exams 2018: Union Public Service Commission is also known as UPSC and it is conducts various types of exams for different recruitment in every year for Defence (NDA/NA, CDS) Civil Services (IAS, IPS, IFS), Medical, Engineering, Geologist, SCRA and so many other Government establishments. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2018 has released schedule for civil services preliminary examination 2017, the UPSC Exams is going to held on 18th June 2017. All eligible and interested candidates can easily apply for the upcoming UPSC Exams 2018 before last date. UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has announced Notification for the UPSC Exam 2018 for various exams such as; Combined Medical Services Exam, CDS Exam 2018 for IMA, OTA, Naval Academy & Air Force Academy, NDA & NA Exam (National Defence Academy / Naval Academy), Civil Services IAS, IFS, Exam, 2018, Engineering Services Exam 2018, IFS Exam
Union Public Service Commission of Examination/ Recruitment Test 2018 or UPSC Exams 2018
|Name of Examination||Notification Date||Last Date||Date of Exam||Duration of Exam|
|Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||27.09.2017||23.10.2017||07.01.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||21.01.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|C.D.S. Examination (I), 2018||08.11.2017||04.12.2017||04.02.2018 (SUNDAY||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||25.02.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2018||06.12.2017||29.12.2017||04.03.2018 (SUNDAY||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||11.03.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2018||10.01.2018||05.02.2018||22.04.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||07.02..2018||06.03.2018||03.06.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 through CS(P) Examination 2018||07.02..2018||06.03.2018||03.06.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018 (FRIDAY)||3 DAYS|
|Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018 (FRIDAY)||3 DAYS|
|Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2018||01.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018||11.04.2018||07.05.2018||22.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||29.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2018||25.04.2018||21.05.2018||12.08.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||19.08.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2018||06.06.2018||02.07.2018||09.09.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||23.09.2018 (SUNDAY||1 DAY|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018||01.10.2018 (MONDAY)||5 DAYS|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||28.10.2018 (SUNDAY||1 DAY|
|C.D.S. Examination (II), 2018||08.08.2018||03.09.2018||18.11.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||25.11.2018 (SUNDAY||1 DAY|
|Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018||02.12.2018 (SUNDAY)||10 DAYS|
|S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||12.09.2018||05.10.2018||15.12.2018 (SATURDAY)||2 DAYS|
The Process of Civil Services Examination:
UPSC conducts the Civil Services Exams in different three phases –
- A preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers (general studies and aptitude test),
- Main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional (essay) type followed by a personality test (interview).
The whole procedure from the announcement of the UPSC preliminary examination to declaration of the last results takes almost one year
Eligibility criteria for the UPSC Civil Services Exams:
The all interested candidates who appearing in UPSC Exams 2018 must have a degree from a any recognized university incorporated by an Act of Central OR State Legislature in India OR Other educational colleges and institution established by Parliament Act OR announced to be deemed university under section-3 of the UGCA), 1956 or must have an equivalent degree.
Age Limit- According to official notice 2016
|Category||Upper age limit||No. of attempts|
|General||32 Years||06 Attempts|
|OBC||35 Years||09 Attempts|
|SC/ST||37 Years||No bar|
|PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)||42 Years||GEN/OBC= 9 Attempts|
|SC/ST= No bar|
|J & K Domicile||GEN=37 Yrs, OBC= 40 Yrs, SC/ST=40 Yrs, PH=50 Yrs||No bar|
|Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.||GEN=37 Yrs, OBC=40 Yrs, SC/ST=40 Yrs.||No bar|
UPSC Exams 2018: Civil Services Exam Application form
The new application form for IAS exam 2018 will be available on its official websites. The all interested and eligible applicants have to apply online from its official website. The UPSC exams applications will be accepted only through online method. Now check the complete procedure of how to apply for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2018.
The general category candidates will have to pay Rs 100/ for IAS 2018 examination (except female/SC/ST/PH candidates). The mod of paying application fee or examination fee has been explained bellow.
Paying Application Fee Offline Mode
- Eligible Candidates can easily pay the Application Fees by cash at any branch of SBI.
- Print out the system generated Pay-in-slip during the Part -II Registration.
- Applicant can easily deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch.
Paying Application Fee Online Mode
The candidates can easily pay the Application Fees by online mode by using net banking facility of SBI/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore / State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Posts the finally selected candidates will be recruited
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