Civil Services (Main) Examination 2017 results declared today

New Delhi, 10 January 2018: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2017 (Written) today (10 Jan 2018). The exam was held from 28 October 2017 to 03 November 2017.

The successful candidates have qualified for Personality Test for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central Services (Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’).


In a press statement, the UPSC informed that personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from 19th Feb, 2018. Personality Tests will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069. The e-Summon Letter of Personality Test of candidates being called for Interview may be downloaded from the Commission’s Website from 18th Jan, 2018.

The candidates who are not able to download e-Summon Letter for Personality Test, should immediately contact the office of the Commission through letter or on Phone Nos. 011-23385271, 011-23381125, 011-23098543 or Fax No. 011-23387310, 011-23384472. No paper Summon Letters will be issued for the Personality Test/Interview by the Commission. The date and time of Personality Test will not be intimated to the qualified candidates individually.

At the time of filling up of Detailed Application Form (DAF), Cadre Preferences were not obtained from the candidates qualified for Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017 and it was inter alia mentioned in Column 18 of DAF that the Revised Cadre Policy was under consideration in the Government (Department of Personnel & Training) for the All India Services. The Government has since issued the Cadre Allocation Policy on 05.09.2017, which is available on the DoP&T’s website. In accordance with this Revised Cadre Allocation Policy all the candidates, who have qualified for Personality Test (Interview), are requested to fill up the Addendum to DAF Online for submitting their Zones & Cadre Preferences. The Addendum to DAF will be made available on the Commission’s website from 16/01/2018 to 29/01/2018 (06:00 P.M.).

Candidates are advised to visit the website of Department of Personnel & Training at the link for perusing the Cadre Allocation Policy-2017. They are also advised to go through the details of the Cadre Allocation Policy 2017 extremely carefully before submitting their preferences for Zones as well as Cadres there under. The preferences once opted and submitted cannot be modified or changed at a later stage.

Therefore, the candidates are advised to exercise due diligence while filling up the preferences for Zones as well as Cadres there under. If a candidate fails to submit the Addendum to DAF by last date/time, it will be considered that the candidate has no preference to make for Zones & Cadres and no request shall be entertained in this regard.

All the qualified candidates are required to fill up the Attestation Form online and submit the same ONLINE which would be made available on the website of the Department of Personnel & Training from the 19th Feb, 2018 till the conclusion of Personality Test (Interview) on the link Therefore all candidates qualified for the Personality Test (Interview) are advised to fill it up online within the prescribed time limit.

For any query / clarification regarding Attestation Form the candidates should contact Department of Personnel & Training on E-mail ID:,, or telephone nos. 011-23093683, 23092158, 23040335.

In a press statement, the UPSC said that the marks sheets of candidates who have not qualified, will be put on the Commission’s Website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result (after conducting Personality Test) and will remain available on the Website for a period of 60 days.

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