UPSC Civil Services Examination 2017: Government To Select 980 Officers
According the Union Government, 980 officers will be selected through Union Public Service Commission's Civil Services examination 2017. But this is lesser than 200 posts the UPSC announced last year. This information was given by Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh in a reply to Parliament today.
The results of UPSC CS examination 2016 is yet to be announced.
The UPSC has called for the applications of the civil services examination 2017 on February.
Online Application process of UPSC CS 2017 started on February 22 ended on March 17. According to the UPSC calendar, the priliminary examination will be conducted on June 18, 2017.
The UPSC civil services examination is conducted yearly in various stages - Preliminary, Main and Personal Interview to select officers for services like, IAS, IPS, IFS and others.Read: UPSC Civil Services Exam: 'CSAT Victims' Demand Compensatory Attempts
"The number of vacancies that are proposed to be filled by civil services examination-2016 is 1,209. In civil services examination, 2017, 980 vacancies have been fixed tentatively, which are subject to further change based on the firm number of vacancies to be received from the cadre controlling authorities," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha today.
(With Inputs from PTI)
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