Union Public Service Commission will be announcing Civil Services Preliminary Examination notification - 2017 for the recruitment of candidates for various central services. The last date for the submission of online applications is 17 March 2017.
The UPSC Civil Services preliminary exam will be conducted across the country on 18th June 2017. The UPSC is yet release Civil Services Main examination results conducted last year. The results are likely to be released by the end of this month.
UPSC conducts Civil Services examination and Indian Forest Service Examination jointly. Vacancies in various central services like IAS, IPS, IFS, Railway Services, Postal Services will be filled through Civil Services examination.
About 5-6 lakhs candidates appear for Civil Services examination (prelims) every year. There are limit on the attempts and relaxations are applicable for reserved categories.