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Preliminary exam 2015 results expected on 13 October

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civilservices3The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is expected to declare the results of  the prelimary examination 2015 on 13 October, according to official sources.

Civil services candidates who had written the Preliminary exam this year, can check the results on 13 October on the official website www.upsc.org

The commission conducted the prelims exam 2015 on August 23, 2015.

Once the preliminary results are declared, the successful candidates will be required to appear for the mains exam and the final interview.

Meanwhile, the UPSC is set to conduct the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (II) 2015 on Sunday.

The paper will consist of objective type questions based on Mathematics, general and ability test.

The exam will carry a weightage of 900 marks, and the duration of the competitive exam is two and a half hours.

It may be noted that the UPSC conducted the civil services preliminary examination on 23 August 2015 across the country.

The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages — preliminary, main and interview — to select candidates for prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.

The preliminary examination consists of two papers– Paper I and Paper II of two hours duration each.

All the candidates who applied and appeared for the examination which was held at various exam centers across India are waiting for the results.

The merit list for the Civil Services (Mains) examination will be drawn by using the aggregate marks obtained in both the papers (two papers for prelim exam) minus the maximum marks allocated to the questions on English language comprehension skills.

Last year the prelim exam results were announced on 14th October 2014 and UPSC is expected to release this year on 13 October.

About 4.65 lakh candidates appeared for the preliminary examin 2015 across the country on August 23.

A total of 4,65,882 candidates took the civil services preliminary exam this year as compared to 4,51,602 examinees last year, an increase by 14,280, according to UPSC sources.

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