UPSC Exam Calendar 2017-2018 IAS/IFS/NDA/CDS/CMS Exam Dates

UPSC Exam Calendar 2017

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is well-known organization which conducts and manages various type of examination in Central Government. The Commission is serviced by a Secretariat. UPSC is amongst the few institution which functions with both autonomy and freedom. The commission consists of a chairman and other members appointed by The President of India. Here we updated the UPSC Exam Calendar 2017 so please check all the dates.UPSC Exam Calendar

The UPSC conducts various examinations under its recruitment board, exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission are Civil Service Examination(CSE), Combined deference Services(CDS), Indian Forest Services(IFS), National Defense Academy(NDA), Naval Academy(NA), Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Service(IES), Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination and Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant)(CAPF) Examination.

Some Important Details UPSC examination 2017

  • Examination Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission
  • Examination Name: Various
  • Exam Dates: Tentative
  • Information About: UPSC Exam Calendar 2017

UPSC Exam Notification 2017

We, hereby providing the dates of each examination conduct by Union Public Service Commission in session 2017-18. These dates are provided by the official authority of Examination Conducting body. So below information is given to the best of our knowledge and well scrutinized from the official website of UPSC.

UPSC Civil Service Selection Process

Here we are providing you an exam pattern for UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM, popularly known as IAS exam. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for this prestigious exam. In this article, we will provide detail information on IAS EXAM PATTERN. UPSC Conducts IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS or CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION in three phases-

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test( INTERVIEW)

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks. The Question Paper are set in bilingual (both Hindi & English).

General Studies Paper-I 200 marks
General Studies Paper-II 200 marks

Mains Examination

The written examination consists of nine papers, two qualifying papers and seven papers counted for ranking

Paper Subject Name Marks
Paper A One of the Indian languages listed below, to be selected by the candidates (from the languages listed in the Eight Schedule to the Constitution of India )


Paper B English




Paper-I Essay 250 marks
Paper-II General Studies-I

(Indian heritage and culture, history and Geography of the world and society)

250 marks
Paper-III General Studies-II

(Governance, Constitution, polity, social justice, and international relations )

250 marks
Paper-IV General Studies-III (Technology, economic development, biodiversity, environment, security and disaster management) 250 marks
Paper-V General Studies-IV (ethics, integrity and aptitude) 250 marks
Papers-VI, VII Two papers on subjects to be selected by the candidate from the list of optional subjects below ( 250 marks for each paper) 500
TOTAL (Written Test) 1750

 Personality Test (Interview)

The interview contains 275 marks. The technique of the interview is to test the mental qualities of the candidates. This is the final stage of the selection as an IAS under Government of India. Final merit for the selection of the candidates depends on the total marks of candidates in both Mains and Interview.

Combined Defense Services (CDS) Examination

This is the most prestigious examination conducted by UPSC for the intake of officers in the Indian Army. The UPSC conduct Combines Defense Service Examination every year in the month of August. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for the post of Officers in the most reputed examination in India. The examination is conducted in two phases (Phase-I and Phase-II).

Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) Examination

Every year UPSC conduct examination for the post of Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Police Force. The Assistant Commandant is group ‘A’ service under Central Government of India. This is the highest grade pay scale service in Central Government. As similar to other examination, in this examination lakhs of students participate to get selected for an officer rank in CAPF.

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Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

The Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination were conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year for the officer rank Grade ‘A’ in Geologist Department. The aspirants need to be Graduate in a specific field for this post. Every year myriad of students participates in this exam akin to other examination in India.

National Defense Academy (NDA) Examination

National Defense Academy Examination is commenced by UPSC ever year twice for the recruitment of officers in Indian Army. The examination recruitment comes every year in the month of November/ December and July /August. The exam named as NDA-I and NDA-II. The aspirants start their preparation from their academic session itself as this exam is phased by the student of class 12th and above. There is an age limit and the candidate must be obtained 60% marks in Physics and Mathematics in class 12th.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2017

We tried our best to provide every possible information to you related to the UPSC Exam Calendar Schedule 2017 pdf. All the best and start your preparation from today itself to get a place in a high reputed position as an Officer in Central Government.

S. No Exam Name Notification Date Application Receiving the last Date Exam Date Exam Duration
1 Engineering Services (Pre-Exam 2017) 28th Sep 2016 21st Oct 2016 (Friday) 08th Jan 2017 (Sunday) 1-Day
2 Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam 22nd Jan 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
3 C.D.S. EXAM.(I), 2017 09th Nov 2016 02nd Dec 2016 (Friday) 05th Feb 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
4 Reserved  for UPSC RT/EXAM/ APFC-EPFO 26th Feb 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
5 CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2017 07th Dec 2016 30th Dec 2016 (Friday) 05th March 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
6 Reserved for UPSC RT/EXAM 19th March  2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
7 N.D.A. & N.A. Exam.(I), 2017 18th Jan 2017 10th Feb 2017 (Friday) 23rd April 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
8 I.E.S./I.S.S. Exam, 2017 08th Feb 2017 03rd March 2017 (Friday) 12th May 2017 (Friday) 3 Days
9 Combined GEO-Scientist And Geologist Exam, 2017 08th Feb 2017 03rd March 2017 (Friday) 12th May 2017 (Friday) 3 Days
10 Engineering  Services (Main) Exam, 2017 14th May 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
11 Civil Services (Pre-Exam) 2017

Indian Forest Service (Pre- Exam) 2017 through CS(P) Exam. 2017

22nd Feb 2017 17th March 2017 (Friday) 18th June 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
12 Central Armed Police Forces (ACS) Examination, 2017 12th April 2017 05th May 2017 (Friday) 23rd July 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
13 Combined Medical Services Exam, 2017 26th April 2017 19th May 2017 (Friday) 13th August 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
14 Reserved for  UPSC RT/Exam 27th August 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
15 N.D.A. & N.A. Exam(II), 2017 07th  June 2017 30th June 2017 (Friday) 10th Sep 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
16 Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam 24th Sep 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
17 Civil Services (Main) Exam, 2017 28th Oct 2017 (Saturday) 5 Days
18 C.D.S. Exam(II), 2017 09th August 2017 08th Sep 2017 (Friday) 19th Nov 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
19 Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam 26th Nov 2017 (Sunday) 1 Day
20 Indian Forest Service (IFS) (MAIN) Exam. 2017 03rd Dec 2017 (Sunday) 10 Days
21 S.O./STENO (Gr-B/Gr-I) Departmental Competitive Exam 2017 (Written) 13th Sep 2017 06th Oct 2017 (Friday) 16th Dec 2017 (Saturday) 2 Days

Note- For more information related to UPSC Exam Calendar 2017-18 check the official website of And for more information regarding various recruitments keep visiting this page. We will help you in every possible way to provide the best information.

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