UPSC Notification 2017-2018
Candidates looking for Government Sector Jobs should always stay updated with the exam notification. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is the central recruitment agency which is managed by the Central Government of India. 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. The IAS officer salary has significantly increased after the 7th pay commission. The basic pay of all categories for state and central government employees has seen a major hike.
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 Exam||Date of the Notification||Deadline for the Application||Examination Date|
|CDS Exam||8th Nov 2017||4th Dec 2017||4th Feb 2018|
|CISF Assistant Commandant Executive Limited Departmental Competitive Exam||6th Dec 2017||29th Dec 2017||4th Mar 2018|
|NDA & NA Exam (1)||10th Jan 2018||5th Feb 2018||22nd Apr 2018|
|IES & ISS Exam||21st Mar 2018||16th Apr 2018||26th Jun 2018|
|Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam||21st Mar 2018||16th Mar 2018||29th Jun 2018|
|Mains – Engineering Services Exam||–||–||1st Jul 2018|
|Civil Services & Indian Forest Services Prelims||7th Feb 2018||6th Mar 2018||3rd Jun 2018|
|CAPF (AC) Exam||25th Apr 2018||21st May 2018||12th Aug 2018|
|Combined Medical Services Exam||11th Apr 2018||7th Jul 2018||22nd Jul 2018|
|NDA & NA Exam (2)||6th Jun 2018||2nd Jul 2018||9thSep 2018|
|Mains – Civil Services Exam||1st Oct 2018|
|CDS Exam (2)||8th Aug 2018||3rd Sep 2018||18th Nov 2018|
|Mains Exam- Indian Forest Services||–||–||2nd Dec 2018|
|SO/Steno Exam||12th Sep 2018||5th Oct 2018||15th 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, politics, maths and so on.
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