About 13,366 candidates wrote the Mains exam of the Civil Services that got concluded on November 3, 2017. The IAS Mains result has just been declared, and all sucessful candidates are now seriously preparing for the personality test.
All those who have not qualified are now preparing for the prelims in 2018 to be held on June 3rd, if they still have any attempts left. The notification should be out soon. Last year the UPSC conducted the Prelims exams on June 18, 2017. About 10 lakh candidates had applied for Prelims exam 2017 of which approximately 5 lakh candidates actually wrote the Prelims exam.
The UPSC mains results has been declared. Please click the following link.
On the basis of the results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017 held by the Union Public Service Commission from 28th October, 2017 to 3rd November, 2017, candidates have qualified for Personality Test for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central Services (Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’). Candidature of these candidates is provisional subject to their being found eligible in all respects. The candidates will be required to produce the original certificates in support of their claims pertaining to age, educational qualifications, community, physical handicap and other documents such as TA Form, etc. at the time of their Personality Test. The formats of SC/ST/OBC and PH certificates and TA Form, etc. can be downloaded from the website of the Commission. They are, therefore, advised to keep the said documents ready with them. Personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from 19th Feb, 2018. Personality Tests will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069.
The UPSC conducts the Civil Service exams in three stages. The first stage is the Prelims exams. It’s only after qualifying the Prelims exam one can write the Mains exam which is the second stage. Those who qualify the Mains exam are eligible to appear for the personality test which is the third stage of the Civil Services exam.
There is an exam conducted for each stage and the results are declared after each exam. One can proceed to the second stage only clearing the first exam and can reach the third stage only after clearing the second exam.
Soon after the completion of the personality test a merit list is prepared combining the result of the Mains exams and the Personality test, am. Those who could find a place in the merit list become eligible for a job in the Civil Services. The service is allocated according to the rank in the merit list. Those who do not figure in the merit list have to go through the entire process once again.
|Total no. of IAS applicants||11.37 Lakhs|
|Who wrote prelims||5 Lakhs|
|Qualified for Written Test||Nearly 15,445 qualified|
|Shortlisted for personality test||2955|
|Recommended for appointment||1099|
|Total no. of IAS applicants||9.4 Lakhs|
|Who wrote prelims||4.6 Lakhs|
|Qualified for written test||Nearly 15008 qualified|
|Shortlisted for personality test||2,797|
|Recommended for appointment||1,078|
|Total no. of IAS applicants||9.4 Lakh|
|Who wrote prelims||4.5 Lakh|
|Qualified for written test||Nearly 17,000|
|Shortlisted for personality test||3,308|
|Recommended for appointment||1,236|
|Total no. of IAS applicants||7.7 Lakh|
|Who wrote prelims||3.2 Lakh|
|Qualified for written test||14,959|
|Shortlisted for personality test||3,003|
|Recommended for appointment||1,222|