UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018 :  Last date for application form March 6


he Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official notification for Civil Services Exam 2018 on February 7 on the official website, the link for which is upsc.gov.in

As per the official calendar, the last date for receipt of application form would be March 6.

Further, the UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on June 3.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Those interested in applying should possess a Bachelor's degree in any stream from any university recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Those who have appeared in the qualifying exam and are waiting for their results are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the certificate of qualification along with the mark sheet to the UPSC before the main exam.

PAPER PATTERN:
The preliminary examination will consist of two papers of objective types (multiple type questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects set out in sub-section (A) of section II
The General Studies paper-II will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33 per cent
The question papers will be set in both Hindi and English
The duration of each paper will be two hours.
Meanwhile, the notification of Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 through CS (P) Examination 2018 will also be released on February 7.