23 Feb 2017

Type: Exam Results

UPSC has declared the results of civil services main examination 2016. All those candidates who have taken this exam can visit the official website i.e upsc.gov.in to know their results.

The candidates who have cleared the mains examinations successfully have to appear for the personality test which is expected to be held on March 20.

Pattern for Personality Test: Questions for the Personality Test are asked from broadly four categories:

  1. Questions about you: The interviewers will ask questions directly about you from your resume/CV for example details about your name, your hobbies, your qualifications, your hometown etc.
  2. Current affairs: Anything and everything in the past 5 years may be asked, but focus will be given on the current year. For example, questions regarding the upcoming Lok Sabha elections will likely be asked.
  3. Static information: Information about politics, economics, general knowledge, knowledge of your specific field.
  4. Situational questions: You will definitely be asked why you are interested in the Civil Services. Other likely questions include why you believe you are suitable for the Civil Services and how you will deal with specific situations in the line of work if selected.