The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the notification of the Civil Services preliminary examination 2017 on February 22.
As per the official UPSC calendar, the candidates have to submit the application form by March 17.
The prelims will be held on June 18 while the main exam is scheduled for October 10.
The Civil Services examination is conducted by the UPSC to select candidates to fill administrative positions in different All-India Services and central civil services including IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS.
Source: The Indian Express