List of UPSC Exams 2017-18

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List of UPSC Exams 2017-18 / eligibility criteria

UPSC is an examination conducting body under Central Govt. for various sectors such as Civil Services, Engineering Services, Defence Services etc. UPSC conduct numerous examinations in different sectors throughout the year and Lakhs of interested candidates take part in these examinations. The list of UPSC examinations are as follows-


List of UPSC Exams 2017-18 with Eligibility 


1. NDA (National Defence Academy)

  • Educational qualification– For Indian Army, the candidates must have qualified 12th examinations in any stream. For Indian Air Force & Indian Navy the candidates must have qualified 12th standard with Phyisics & Mathematics.
  • Age limit– The candidates must have aged between 16 to 19 years.
  • Nationality– The candidates should be an Indian national.
  • Examination process– Written examination & personal interview.

2. CDSE (Combined Defence Services Examination)

  • Educational criteria– The candidates must have a degree for Indian Military Academy/ Officers’ Training Academy from a recognized university or equivalent. The candidates must have B.Sc with Physics & Mathematics or a Bachelor of Eng. for Naval Academy. The candidates must have a degree with Physics & Mathematics from a recognized university at 12th standard or Bachelor of eng., bachelor of technology for Air Force Academy.
  • Age limit– The candidates must have aged between 19 to 24 years for Indian Military Academy. For .Air Force Academy, the candidates must have aged between 19 to 23 years. For naval Academy they should be aged between 19 to 22 years. For Officers’ Training Academy it should be from 19 to 25 years (not before 2nd June as on examination year).
  • Nationality– The candidates must have an Indian National.
  • Examination process– Written examination & personal interview.

3. Civil Services Examination

  • Educational qualification- The appearing candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from any discipline from a recognized university. Appearing candidates of final year are also eligible to apply for UPSC civil services examination.
  • Age Limit- The candidates must have aged between 21 to 32 years as on 1st August of the examination year. The relaxation in upper age limit will be 3 years in case of OBC and 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates.
  • Number of attempts- The General candidates can attempt for 6 times, OBC can do for 9 times and for SC/ST there is no limit.
  • Nationality- The candidates have to be an Indian national for IAS & IPS.
  • Examination process- Stage I (Preliminary exam), Stage II (Main Examination) and Stage III (Personal Interview). 

4. SCRA (Special Class Railway Apprentice)

  • Educational qualification- The candidates must have qualified 12th standard exam with Physics & Mathematics. Appearing candidates can also apply. The graduate candidates with mathematics as a subject can also apply for SCRA examination.
  • Age limit- The candidates must have aged between 17 to 21 years.
  • Nationality- The candidates must be an Indian national.
  • Examination process- Written examination & personal interview.

5. ESE (Engineering Services Examination)

  • Educational qualification- The candidates should have qualified graduate in eng. (B.E./ B.Tech) from a recognized university or equivalent. M.Sc degree or equivalent degree.
  • Age limit- The candidates must have aged between 21 to 30 years as on 1st August of the examination year. The relaxation in upper age limit is 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
  • of attempts- The General candidates can attempt for 4 times, OBC can do for 7 times and for SC/ST there is no limit.
  • Nationality- The candidates have to be an Indian national.
  • Examination procedure-
  • Paper I MCQ type- General Ability Test (Part A- General English & Part B- General Studies)
  • Paper II & III MCQ type- CE/ME/EE/Electronic & Telecommunication Eng.
  • Paper IV & V conventional type- CE/ME/EE/Electronic & Telecommunication Eng.)
  • Personal Interview

Indian Economic Serve/Indian Statistical Examination

CISF AC LDCE

GE (Geologists Examination)

AC (Central Armed Police Forces)

Combined Medical Services Examination

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66 COMMENTS

  1. Dear sir ,

    I wnt became a naval or army officer., so wt should I do first after my 12th.? Please guide me a step by step.,

  2. SIR
    . I KARUNYA VARDHAN .A have completed my intermediate in MPC group and my brother who studied at SAINIK SCHOOL KORUKONDA in AP. I am interested to go for NDA.so what should I do?
    My phone no .8297339711

  3. Sir,
    My name is sona c . I am doing bsc biochemistry . Sir i am interested in joining army sir now i am 19 my dob is 12/11/1996 sir can you tell me abt exams which i am able to write

    • You can write NDA exam once your graduation is completed you can write CDSE exam as well There are some direct entry also there which are based on 12th merit.

      • Sir, I m doing BCA n right now I m in 2nd year . My DOB is 11/04/1997. Sir my aim is to join Indian army will u plz suggest me some ways for the right destination.

  4. Sir,
    Myname is Ravi Shankar Singh. My date of birth is 17th june 1998 and this year(2016) i have passed class 10. Can I apply For NDA Examination.

  5. sir , I have private graduation degree.then may I apply ssc & upsc exam. I have done 12th with phy. maths .I am 20 years old then May I able to aplly S.C.R.A. exam.please reply me on my email id.please sir

  6. Sir
    I’m Sandip Autade.studying Mechanical Engineering Last second year,Shall I do hope u that I’m eligible for this exam .
    . I’m completing 10th after Diploma nd now completing degree.

    • Then plz join it if u really want to do smthng for r country .push harder than yesterday if u want a better tmmrow

  7. Whats the source behind you announcing the age limit of 30 years for UPSC mains 2017? Or is it just an assumption?

    Best,

  8. sir i am going to graduate (b.com) this year…..so in which post or exm i can apply??? please guide me

  9. Is the body height important in this exam?sir…..I also want to participate in this exam…I just love this service.

  10. Is the body height important in this exam sir………I also want to participate in exam…I jusi love this service.

  11. i am final year computer science student.please tell me i have elligble for upsc exam.And i am very intersted in ArmyForce.And i want information about those exam and what are the study material

  12. Is the Eligibility criteria regarding age limit to 30 years been published officially on UPSC site as I dont find any. If yes can any one of you share the original notification link

  13. MY SIMPLE QUESTION IS “WHAT IS THE AGE LIMIT OF CIVIL SERVICES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION 2017-18 FOR GENERAL CANDIDATE ?”

    HOW COULD ANY BE CONFIDENT ABOUT THE AGE LIMIT WITHOUT ANY PRIOR NOTIFICATION ?

    THIS SITE “99ADMISSIONS.IN” IS VERY MUCH CONFIDENT ENOUGH ABOUT THE AGE LIMIT IN CSP 2017

    REPLY PLEASE
    REPLY

    • Hi, Ravi

      All the given details are referenced from last year examinations (Tentative & Approximate) to aware candidates who are preparing for any examination. After release of official notification if there is any change, we update on our website.

  14. Sir I have been qualified my 12th exam this year with 61.8% and I want to be an ias officer then,which subject is better for graduation? I completed my intermediate with PCM subjects.

  15. sir
    I am malyala akhilsai ,i had completed my 12th class but i have missed in applying the NDA exam in this year .can i apply it again in 2017 april?

  16. respected sir,
    my name is Devashish Soni .I want’s to go for NDA 2017 . But my date of birth is 10 nov,1997. I belongs to obc category . will i be eligible for NDA 2017 (april) exam.

  17. Hi my self praveesh…..now I am doing final year bca….i need to know more about the exams like upsc……most secured jobs.which all the exams that I ca ln attend..

  18. Sir,
    I’m studying btech 1 st year and may date of birth is 18 -06-1999 . Approximately in which year can I eligible for the civils service exam I.e prelims. Kindly inform me.
    Awaiting for ur reply.

  19. Sir,
    I want to sit for the 2017 Civil service Exam.I want an information about the dates and month when it’ll be started.I am basically from Assam but currently working here in Maharashtra Mumbai so can i sit for the exam in Mumbai.

  20. Sir I am logeshwaran studying II bsc chemistry student. After Graduation I have write the NDA exam or not?..If I am not eligible, What i have do sir? help me sri.

  21. Iam persuing bachelor degree final year and my year of birth is 1997.Am I eligible for applying civil services examinations

  22. I WANT TO BECOME AN IPS OFFICER… I AM NOW IN 12TH SCIENCE
    STANDARD AND COMPLETE IT IN 22/03/2017.. WHICH STREAM SHOULD I PREFEERED YO APPEAR THIS EXAM….

  23. Sir I’m diploma in mechanical engineering completed sir distance education I’m studying in b tech mechanical 2nd year
    Distance education value ahh sir …??

  24. Sir i have started doing my graduation after 6 years of completing by 10+2 ….so can u please tell whether i am elegiable to give upsc cse exam?? Pls rply

  25. Sir I am btech final year student stream electronics…… Lateral entry(studied dipolma 79%).i am a telugu medium background I am not fluent in English compare to Telugu but I scroceing certain level of percentage till now …
    Interested​ to apply UPSC exam (IAS)…Which subject that I need to pick….Can you suggest how to select the subjects to crack the UPSC exam….Which subject that I need to choosen…..??? Can I proceed to continue in Telugu written exams& interview…..????

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