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IAS Application Form 2016–2017 Preliminary Notification Online

IAS Application Form

IAS application form is invited by Union Public Service Commission. Union Public Service Commission has released an IAS Preliminary notification so all those candidates are preparing for Indian Administrative Services Examination 2016 must read this page and apply online.

Candidates who wish to join Civil Services as an IAS Officer must submit IAS application form till the 27th May 2016. Civil Services Examination will consist of two successive stages as prelims examination (objective), held on 7th August 2016 and Main examination (Written and interview).

Indian Administrative Services is considered to be one of most reputed destinations offered by Government of India and the exam for recruiting eligible candidates is conducted at various centres all over India. Appearing candidates must have a glance at below on this page of

IAS Application Form

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Last Date To submit IAS application form 27th May 2016

IAS Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be An Indian citizen.
  • Candidates who are desire to filling IAS Application Form 2016 must hold a degree of any of Universities.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year degree exam are also eligible to apply for IAS 2016.
  • Candidates with professional and technical qualifications are able to apply.
  • Candidates who have passed final year of MBBS exam but are yet to complete internship can apply for prelim exam.

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Age Limitation:

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2016.
  • Relaxation in upper age limit will be applicable as per norms of government.

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Application Fee Details:

  • Candidates are required to pay fee of Rs. 100/- either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/Sate Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
  • Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates are exempted from payment of fee.

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IAS Selection Process:

Selection of the candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Services will be based on the performance in Preliminary (Objective Type Question Paper) and main exam (Written and interview).

Scheme of CS (Preliminary) Examination:

  • Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks.
  • Question Papers (Test Booklets) are set in English as well as in Hindi.
General Studies Paper – I 200 Marks
General Studies Paper – II 200 Marks

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Scheme of CS (Main) Examination:

Qualifying Paper Paper-I One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Papers to be counted for merit Paper-I Essay 250 Marks
Papers II General Studies I 250 Marks
Papers III General Studies II 250 Marks
Papers IV General Studies III 250 Marks
Papers V General Studies IV 250 Marks
Papers VI, VII Any two optional subjects (each having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (250 marks for each paper) 500 Marks
Total Marks for Written Examination 1750Marks
Personality Test 275 Marks
Grand Total 2025 Marks

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Centres apply for of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination

Preliminary examination will be held at following centre’s -

Agartala Ghaziabad Gautam Buddh Nagar
Agra Gorakhpur Panaji (Goa)
Ajmer Gurgaon Patna
Ahmedabad Gwalior Port Blair
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Allahabad Indore Raipur
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bangalore Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siligudi
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Thane
Coimbatore Kolkata Thiruvananthapuram
Cuttack Kozhikode (Calicut) Tiruchirapalli
Gaya Lucknow Tirupati
Dehradun Ludhiana Udaipur
Delhi Madurai Varanasi
Dharwad Mumbai Vellore
Dispur Mysore Vijayavada
Faridabad Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Gangtok Navi Mumbai Warangal

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Centres of Civil Services (Mains) Examination

Ahmedabad Dehradun Mumbai
Aizawl Delhi Patna
Allahabad Dispur (Guwahati) Raipur
Bangaluru Hyderabad Ranchi
Bhopal Jaipur Shillong
Chandigarh Jammu Shimla
Chennai Kolkata Thiruvananthapuram
Cuttak Lucknow Vijayawada

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How to fill IAS Application Form?

Candidates willing to apply for IAS Preliminary Examination must follow the steps as structured below.

  • First of all candidates need to visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is
  • Now, hit on “UPSC Online Application” link visible at left side of home page.
  • This will take you to the new page of that website, where you need to select “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link.
  • On selection of above said link, a page will appear having link for registration, hit on “part – I registration” and fill required details correctly.
  • Then you need to visit again on site and proceed for “part – II registration” and enter all asked entries.
  • You must check again before final submission and then submit it.
  • At last take a print out of filled form for future use.

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Important Dates:

Last Date To submit IAS application form 27th May 2016
Preliminary examination 7th August 2016
Mains examination December 2016

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