IAS Application Form 2022 | UPSC Online Registration Procedure & Exam Date

IAS Application Form

UPSC has officially announced IAS 2022 Exam Dates as well as Notification release date. Interested candidates can fill up IAS Application Form before the last date. Candidates are suggested to check out the eligibility criteria, selection process, IAS Online Registration Procedure as well as other details from this page before applying for the application form.


IAS Exam 2022 Overview:

  • Name of Commission: Union Public Service Commission
  • IAS 2022 Notification Release Date: 02-02-2022
  • IAS Application Form Last Date: 22-02-2022
  • IAS Prelims Exam Date 2022: 05-06-2022 (Sunday)
  • IAS Mains Exam Date 2022: 16-09-2022 (Friday)
  • Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in

IAS Application Form

How to Fill UPSC Civil Service Online Application Form?

  • To IAS Apply Online, candidates first visit official site that is www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Then on home page, select and hit “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link to fill IAS Application Form.
  • Then choose the appropriate link for IAS Online Form.
  • Hit on “Part I Registration” link to fill IAS Application Form.

UPSC IAS Part I Registration:

  • Now applicants will have to fill basic information in IAS Online Registration Form.
  • Applicants will be prompted to check the details provided in IAS Application Form and make correction.
  • Before going to UPSC IAS Registration, applicants must have scanned photograph.
  • Then fill IAS Online Form with all required details.
  • Then pay UPSC IAS Online Form fee online.
  • Submit the UPSC IAS Application Form fee
  • Then again revisit the site for part 2 UPSC IAS Registration.

UPSC IAS Part II Registration:

  • Complete the Part-II registration by filling the other details in IAS Application Form.
  • On successful completion of your complete UPSC Civil Service Online Form, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.
  • In case email is not received by you please check / ensure that submission of Part-II IAS Application Form has been made by you.
  • Upload the scan copy of essential documents such as passport size photograph and signature along with IAS Online Application Form.
  • Check UPSC Civil Service Application Form at once
  • Press on “Submit” button for final confirmation of UPSC Civil Service Application Form.
  • At last, take a print out of system generated UPSC IAS Application Form for further references.

Get Here: IAS Online Registration Link

Guidelines regarding uploading of signature and photograph:

  • Scanned photograph should be in JPG format. The digital size of file must be less than 40 kb and greater than 3 kb and resolution 140 pixel height by 110 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Then upload your scanned signature in JPG format. The digital size of each file must be less than 40 kb and greater than 1 kb and resolution 110 pixel height by 140 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.

Required Documents With IAS Pre Online Application Form:

Required Documents while filling up of the Detailed Application Form and carrying to the Examination Venues along with the e-Admit Cards in support of their identities

  • Photo ID Proofs (viz. Aadhaar Card,
  • Voter Card
  • PAN Card
  • Passport, Driving Licence
  • Educational Institution/Office ID Card or
  • any other Photo ID Proof issued by Central/State Government

Check Here: Procedure To Fill Online Form

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:

To fill up the Civil Services Online Application Form candidates need to complete the following Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality for IAS Recruitment:

(1) For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India for IAS Jobs.

(2) For other services, a candidate must be either:—

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

IAS Qualification Required / Qualification required to fill up IAS Application Form:

Only qualified contenders in IAS Prelim Exam are eligible to submit IAS Civil Service Application Form for preliminary Examination 2022. Contenders must be shortlisted as per IAS Prelims Result as well as Cut off Marks.

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IAS 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.

IAS Pre Application form Fee Details:

Candidates who are going to apply for IAS Examination and want to fill up the IAS Online application form have to pay and amount Rs. 100/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) as IAS Application Form 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).

SC/ST Candidates are exempted from paying the amount of application fees. Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during filling of payment mode of Detailed Application Form and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.

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.

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 (pre) Examination:

All the candidates who qualify for Personality Test/Interview on the basis of Result of Civil Services (Prelims) Examination, 2022 will be required to submit their Order of Preferences for Zone(s)/State(s) Cadre (for IAS/IPS) through an Addendum to the Detailed Application Form.

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
English (Qualifying Paper)300 Marks
Essay250 Marks
Paper II
General Studies I250 Marks
Papers III
General Studies II250 Marks
Papers IV
General Studies III250 Marks
Papers V
General Studies IV250 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 Examination1750Marks
Personality Test275 Marks
Grand Total2025 Marks

You Can Check Here: UPSC Notification

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.

IAS Prelims Exam Centres:

GautamBuddh Nagar
Panaji (Goa)Thiruvana-
RanchiNavi Mumbai

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding IAS application Form

Question 1: What should I do if there is lot of delay in accessing the page?

Answer: The delay in accessing the Page depends upon various factors like Internet Speed, large number of applicants trying to register the application at the same time etc. Please retry after some time or during off-peak hours.

Question 2: Is it necessary to fill up the details related to area pin code/phone No. with area code/Mobile No./e-mail?

Answer: At Present area PIN code is mandatory to be filed in by the candidate, rest of above indicated items are optional.

Question 3: Is it necessary to fill up both the parts i.e. part-I and part-II of the application?

Answer: Yes, it is necessary to fill up both the parts i.e. part-I and part-II of the application.

Question 4: I have filled up only part-I of the application. Will my application be rejected or not?

Answer: Yes, the Civil Service Examination Application Form will be rejected.

Question 5: Can I first fill up the part-II of the application and thereafter fill up the part-I?

Answer: No, an applicant is required to first complete the part-I of the application and thereafter complete the part-II of the application.

UPSC Exam 2022:

Interested applicants who want to apply for Indian Administrative Services may fill the Civil Services prelims Application Form before the last date that is well mentioned here on this page. Candidates who want to participate in Civil Services Examination have to apply by submitting their UPSC IAS Application Form latest before 22-02-2022 for IAS Vacancy.

Press Here: UPSC Official Website

UPSC will conduct UPSC Civil Service pre exam on 05-09-2022 (1 Day). Qualifiers of Prelims Exam, can then apply for UPSC IAS Online Registration  for Mains Exam with the help of above stated instructions. You can also check out 10 Best Government Jobs in India from our web portal. Also, get latest updates about Civil Service Application Form by bookmarking our web portal.

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