Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 to be Held on 3RdJune 2018

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The civil services preliminary examination in 2018, is scheduled to be held on 3rd June 2018 conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) . Civil services preliminary examination selection for IAS (Indian Administrative Service) , IFS (Indian Foreign Service) & IPS (Indian Police Service) officers.

  • The next year՚s exam notification publish on 7th Feb 2018.
  • Available 980 vacancy include 27 vacancy for physically handicapped category.
Civil Services Preliminary Examination in 2018

UPSC conduct Civil Services Examination annually in three stages:

(1) Preliminary exam

(2) Main exam

(3) Interview

Important Dates

Table Contain Shows the Important Dates of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination
First Date for Submission07th February 2018
Last Date for Submission06th March 2018
CSE Preliminary Examination03rd June 2018
Admit CardMay 2018
Exam ResultAugust 2018
Exam Application FeesSC/ST/PH Candidates - No fees

General/Others - ₹ 100/-

Payment ModeDebit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Pay-in-Slip in STATE BANK OF INDIA
Language of ExamHindi & English
Age Limit21 to 32 years (August 1 of 2017) (Subject to Change)

How to Apply

Apply application form after 7th Feb 2018

(1) Go to official site upsc. gov. in

(2) Select Application form on home page

(3) Fill up mandatory details in form Part-1 such as Name, DOB & Permanent address etc.

(4) When candidate submit the form, candidate will receive a Registration number.

(5) Login with Registration number & fill up required information in form

(6) Upload scanned Photo & signature of candidate in required format.

(7) Pay the fees

(8) Print the Application form for exam reference.

Prelims Exam Pattern

Table Contain Shows the Prelims Exam Pattern
General Studies Paper - I (Used for merit rank)200 Marks
General Studies Paper - II (CSAT) (Qualifying in Nature; needs 33 % marks)200 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks

Civil Services Exam 2018 Syllabus

Table Contain Shows the Civil Services Exam 2018 Syllabus
Syllabus for Paper I
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
  • Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science.
Syllabus for Paper II
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • General Mental Ability
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Data interpretation

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