UPSC IAS prelims result 2017 has been announced by the Union Public Service Commission for the Civil Services Examination 2017. The combined screening test/ preliminary test under Civil Services Examination 2017 was administered by UPSC on June 18 for Civil Services and Indian Forest Services on June 18. UPSC Prelims result 2017 has been declared in the form of pdf file containing the roll numbers of qualified candidates for the mains examination.
UPSC had conducted IAS Prelims 2017 exam on June 18 wherein lakhs of Civil Service aspirants appeared. The preliminary exam comprised of two papers – General Studies Paper 1 and paper 2. Both the papers carried 200 marks weightage and while the Paper 2 was only qualifying in nature, the marks scored by the candidates in GS Paper 1 have been used to shortlist them for the Main exam. The roll number list is available on the official website of Commission, i.e. www.upsc.gov.in. The candidates can look for their roll number by pressing Ctrl+F and typing their roll number.
UPSC has declared IAS prelims result 2017 in two files, wherein one contains the list of shortlisted candidates for Indian Forest Service Main exam and another is for Civil Services Main exam. All the qualified candidates will now have to apply again through the Detailed Application Form in order to get admission to the Main examination.
For Civil Services Main Exam 2017: The Detailed Application Form, DAF (CSM) for Civil Services Main examination 2017 will be made available from August 17 at the UPSC website. The candidates declared qualified as per UPSC Prelims result will have to fill the DAF online and submit the same through online mode on or before August 31. UPSC will conduct Civil Services Main exam 2017 from October 28.
For Indian Forest Service Main Exam 2017: The DAF for Indian Forest Service Main exam (IFoS) will be made available from September 7 and the qualified candidates will have to fill and submit DAF for IFoS Main exam on or before September 29 as the Main exam will be conducted from December 3.
UPSC has also announced that the qualified candidates will have to compulsorily fill DAF for admission to Main exam. The Commission will upload the marks, cut off marks and answer keys of screening test (Civil Services Prelims) only afte the entire process of Main exam is over. The marks, cut off marks and answer keys will be released only after the declaration of final result of Civil Services Examination 2017.