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IAS Application Form 2018 Civil Services Prelims Exam

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Candidates who are willing to grab reputed job of IAF officers through Civil Services Exam, they may check the details about IAS Application Form here!! UPSC is responsible for holding civil service examination every year in two parts that are Preliminary and Mains Examination. However these examinations are conducted with the aim to hire eligible contenders for the post of civil servants and officers in various departments such as IAS, IFS, IPS and more. Interested applicants who want to apply for Indian Administrative Services may fill the CS prelims Application Form before the last date. To gather more information about IAS Application Form 2018, candidates may check the below section of this page.

Aspirants who want to fill Civil Services Online Application Form may check th notification from official website on 07-02-2018, and application forms for the CS Prelims exam will be filled latest by 06-03-2018. Union Public Service Commission is going to organize Civil Services Prelims Examination on 03-06-2018 and Main Examination on 01-10-2018. Our hardworking and dedicated team member of has well created this page to provide you all the significant information in this, so you may scroll down the page and fetch all the required details.

This Page Includes:

  • Name of Civil Services Description
  • IAS Eligibility Criteria
  • Age Limitation
  • Application Fee Details
  • No. Of Attempts
  • IAS Selection Process
  • Scheme of CS (Preliminary) Examination
  • Scheme of CS (Main) Examination
  • Penalty for Wrong Answers
  • Exam Centers for Preliminary Examination
  • Centers for Mains Examination
  • How to fill Application Form?
  • Important Dates

To get recruited in well known department under the UPSC, candidates are required to qualify all the levels of recruitment process. Firstly interested candidates need to appear for preliminary examination and then the qualified candidates are required to appear for mains. After the successful completion of mains exam the shortlisted candidates need to the attend the personal interview round which is the final round of selection process. Interested candidates who want to apply for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 may fill the application before the closing date.

IAS Application Form

Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission
Date Of Notification07-02-2018
Last Date To submit IAS application form06-03-2018
IAS Prelims Exam Will Be Held On03-06-2018
IAS Mains Exam Will Be Held On01-10-2018

Name of Civil Services Description:

Sr. No.Service Name
1Indian Administrative Service
2Indian Foreign Service
3Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise, Gr. ‘A’)
4Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Gr. ‘A’
5Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
6Indian Defence Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
7Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Gr. ‘A
8Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Gr. ‘A’
9Indian Postal Service, Gr. ‘A.
10Indian Civil Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
11Indian Railway Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
12Indian Railway Personnel Service, Gr. ‘A’
13Indian Railway Traffic Service Gr. ‘A’
14Indian Defence Estate Service Gr. ‘A’
15Indian Information Service Gr. ‘A’
16Indian Trade Service Gr. ‘A’ (Gr. III)
17Indian Corporate Law Service Gr. ‘A’
18Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services Gr. ‘B’ (Section Officers Grade)
19Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadar & Nagar haveli Civil Service, Gr. ‘B’
20Pondicherry Civil Services Group B

IAS Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be An Indian citizen.
  • Candidates who are desire to filling IAS Application Form 2017 must hold a degree of any of Universities.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year degree exam are also eligible to apply for IAS 2017.
  • 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:

Candidate must have attained the lower age of 21 years and for getting the upper age limit, follow the below page as category wise age criteria for all applicants as shown below in tabular format:

CategoryUpper age limit
General32 Years
OBC35 Years
SC/ST37 Years
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)42 Years
J & K Domicile
  • GEN: 37 Yrs
  • OBC: 40 Yrs
  • SC/ST: 40 Yrs
  • PH: 50 Yrs
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.
  • GEN: 37 Yrs
  • OBC: 40 Yrs
  • SC/ST: 40 Yrs.

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Application Fee Details:

  • Candidates who want to fill IAS Application Form, are required to pay requisite application fee that is mention in official notification.
  • Fee will be deposited through any branch of SBI bank by doing cash payment or by using online banking facility (Net banking / Visa / Master / Credit / Debit Card).

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No. Of Attempts:

Category WiseNo. of attempts
General06 Attempts
OBC09 Attempts
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)
  • GEN/OBC: 9 Attempts
  • SC/ST: No bar
J & K DomicileNo Bar
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.

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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 – I200 Marks
General Studies Paper – II200 Marks

IAS Syllabus:- Complete Information

Scheme of CS (Main) Examination:

Qualifying PaperPaper-IOne 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-IIEnglish (Qualifying Paper)300 Marks
Papers to be counted for meritPaper-IEssay250 Marks
Papers IIGeneral Studies I250 Marks
Papers IIIGeneral Studies II250 Marks
Papers IVGeneral Studies III250 Marks
Papers VGeneral Studies IV250 Marks
Papers VI, VIIAny 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 Examination1750Marks
Personality Test275 Marks
Grand Total2025 Marks

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

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Centers apply for of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

Preliminary examination will be held at following centre’s –

AgartalaGhaziabadGautam Buddh Nagar
AgraGorakhpurPanaji (Goa)
AhmedabadGwaliorPort Blair
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh)ItanagarRajkot
CuttackKozhikode (Calicut)Tiruchirapalli
GangtokNavi MumbaiWarangal

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Centres of Civil Services (Mains) Examination

AllahabadDispur (Guwahati)Raipur

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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, to fill IAS Application Form.

  • 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 in IAS Application Form.
  • 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:

Date Of Notification07-02-2018
Last Date To submit IAS application form06-03-2018
IAS Prelims Exam Will Be Held On03-06-2018
IAS Mains Exam Will Be Held On01-10-2018

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