UPSC Prelims result 2017: The Union Public Service Commission on Thursday released the results of the preliminary examination of the Civil Services examination. The preliminary examination for the civil services was held on June 18. The central examination body has advised all candidates to fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF) for civil services (main) examination (2017). The DAF for the main examination can be filled online, as per a Press release released by the body. The release also states that the online forms need to submit at the official website of the UPSC, upsc.gov.in. The forms would be available on the official website of the UPSC between August 17 and August 31.
The selection process for the civil services examination is held in three stages, namely the preliminary, main examination and the interview. Candidates who clear all three stages have the option of opting for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) along with other services such as forest services and postal services. The candidates who have been declared successful by the exam conducting body must first get themselves registered on the website www.upsc.gov.in before filling the DAF. The examination schedule and e-admit cards of successful candidates will be uploaded on the website of the UPSC two weeks before the exam is scheduled to begin.
The UPSC release states that candidates will be informed cut off marks, their marks and the answer key of the preliminary examination will be released after the entire process of examination is over. Candidates who want a clarification on their result can visit the facilitation counter at the UPSC campus at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi. Candidates can also connect with the exam conducting body via telephone. Candidates can contact UPSC on 011-23381125, 011-23385271 and 011-23098543.