Download Admit Card for UPSC mains Exam 2017 – UPSC has uploaded the admit card for mains exam on their official website – upsc.gov.in. The exam will be held between October 28 and November 2, 2017. Successful candidates of UPSC prelims are required to appear in the exam. The result of the preliminary exam was published on July 27. The examination was held on June 18, 2017.
The examinations for the essay paper will be held on October 28 followed by the general studies paper I and paper II examinations on October 30. While on October 31, the commission will hold general studies paper III and paper IV examination.
The exam will be held in morning (9 am to 12 pm) and evening sessions (12 pm to 5 pm).
On November 1, examinations for Indian languages will be conducted in the morning session. The paper A is for the following languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi (Devanagari/Arabic Script), Tamil, Telugu or Urdu.
The optional paper I, paper VI, to be conducted on November 3, in the morning session for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Commerce & Accountancy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Science, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science & International Relations, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology and Literature.
The optional paper II, which is paper VII will be held in the afternoon session.
Every year, UPSC conducts the civil services examination to select candidates for the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.