Over 14,600 Candidates Qualify for 2023 (UPSE)Civil Services Preliminary Examination.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recently announced the results for the 2023 civil services preliminary examination, revealing that a total of 14,600 candidates have successfully qualified. The civil services examination, conducted annually, serves as a gateway to prestigious positions such as the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and the Indian Police Service (IPS). The preliminary examination was held on May 28, and the results were declared on June 12.

Preliminary Examination and Qualification:

The civil services examination comprises three stages: preliminary, main, and interview. The preliminary examination serves as the first stage of the selection process. Candidates who pass this stage are then eligible to appear for the main examination and subsequent interview. Out of the numerous aspirants who appeared for the 2023 civil services preliminary examination, 14,600 candidates were successful in securing the qualifying marks.

Provisional Candidature and Detailed Application Form:

The UPSC has emphasized that the candidature of the qualified candidates is provisional. As per the examination rules, all successful candidates must reapply by filling out the Detailed Application Form-I (DAF-I) for the civil services (main) examination, 2023. The UPSC has published a list containing the serial numbers, roll numbers, and names of the candidates who qualified for the preliminary examination on its official website. Detailed instructions and the dates for filling out and submitting the DAF-I will be announced on the commission’s website in due course.

Upcoming Updates and Final Results:

The UPSC has informed candidates that the marks, cut-off marks, and answer keys for the civil services preliminary examination, 2023, will be uploaded on the commission’s website ( only after the entire selection process, including the declaration of the final results, is completed. Candidates are advised to regularly check the UPSC website for updates and important information regarding the examination.

Contacting the UPSC:

To address any queries or seek clarification regarding the results, candidates can visit the facilitation counter located near the examination hall building at Dholpur House on Shahjahan Road. The counter operates during working hours, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on all working days. Alternatively, candidates can contact the UPSC through the provided telephone numbers: 011-23385271, 011-23098543, or 011-23381125.


The announcement of the results for the 2023 civil services preliminary examination marks a significant milestone for over 14,600 candidates who have qualified for the next stage of the selection process. As they prepare to move forward, candidates must complete the Detailed Application Form and remain vigilant for further updates from the UPSC. With their sights set on prestigious positions, these candidates will continue their journey towards becoming future leaders in the Indian civil services.

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