The Union Public Service Commission will hold the civil services (preliminary) examination, 2015 on August 23. The preliminary examination will be common for candidates applying for civil services and Indian Forest Service. It is a screening mechanism for selecting the candidates. The examination will be held at 71 centres. Candidates are required to apply only online on www.upsconline.nic.in from May 23, and conclude on June 19, at11.59 PM.
For details on syllabus, scheme of the examination, centres and guidelines for filling up application form, aspirants must login to www.upsconline.nic.in orwww.upsc.gov.in and refer to the notices of the above mentioned two examinations. While submitting the online applications for the Civil Service (preliminary) examination, candidates will have the option to choose either the Civil Services or the Indian Forest Service or both. Therefore, before exercising their options, applicants may read and understand the eligibility and other criteria contained in the detailed notices of both the Civil Services Examination, 2015 and Indian Forest Service Examination, 2015 which are available on the aforementioned Website of the Commission.