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UPSC Recruitment 2017-18 Notification

For aspirants of government jobs in the topmost levels, here is exciting news in the form of the recently released UPSC Notification 2017-18. The UPSC is the central recruitment agency under the supervision of the central government that conducts exams for recruiting the right candidates for the suitable positions in top government institutions across the country. The exams conducted by the board include CDS, IFS, IPS, NDA and civil services exam.

It is a widespread belief among people in the country that an aspirant who clears exams like the UPSC Online is expected to have a fulfilling career ahead.  Out of all these exams, the civil service exams are in a league of their own owing to their prestige and job with a challenging and rewarding nature. The exam for civil services would include the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Revenue Service, Indian Police Service and so on.

There are a wide variety of career choices available for graduate aspirants from different backgrounds ranging from engineering to arts and commerce.

The below table contains the details of various exams like exam date, closing date of application etc.:


Name of ExamNotification DateApplication DeadlineExamination Date
CDS Exam8th Nov 20174th Dec 20174th Feb 2018
CISF Assistant Commandant Executive Limited Departmental Competitive Exam6th Dec 201729th Dec 20174th Mar 2018
NDA & NA Exam (1)10th Jan 20185th Feb 201822nd Apr 2018
IES & ISS Exam21st Mar 201816th Apr 201826th Jun 2018
Combined Geo Scientist & Geologist Exam21st Mar 201816th Mar 201829th Jun 2018
Mains – Engineering Services Exam1st Jul 2018
Civil Services & Indian Forest Services Prelims7th Feb 20186th Mar 20183rd Jun 2018
CAPF (AC) Exam25th Apr 201821st May 201812th Aug 2018
Combined Medical Services Exam11th Apr 20187th Jul 201822nd Jul 2018
NDA & NA Exam (2)6th Jun 20182nd Jul 20189thSep 2018
Mains – Civil Services Exam1st Oct 2018
CDS Exam (2)8th Aug 20183rd Sep 201818th Nov 2018
Mains Exam- Indian Forest Services2nd Dec 2018
SO/Steno Exam12th Sep 20185th Oct 201815th Jan 2018


By now, the aspirants would have gained some understanding about the importance of competitive exams like the ones discussed above. Finally, it could be stated that aspirants could clear these tests easily, provided they have strengthened their knowledge base in areas like current affairs, polity and so on.

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