Before filling in the UPSC IAS 2018 application form, candidates should make sure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for appearing for UPSC IAS.
The candidates should make sure that they are aware of the number of attempts and the age limit mentioned in the eligibility criteria.
While filling in the UPSC IAS application form, the candidates should enter only valid and authentic details.
If the candidates fail to fulfil the eligibility criteria, they would not be allowed to write UPSC IAS Examination.
Steps to be followed while filling in the UPSC IAS Application Form:
The UPSC IAS application form would be available in the official UPSC website.
Click on the Link "Apply Online"
Click on the Link "Online Application for various exam of UPSC"
On the new page click on the link "New registration"
Registration can be done at any time of the year.
If you have forgotten the registration number click on the link forgot registration number to retrieve it.
Clicking on the New registration will take you to a page where you have to fill your basic details.
Enter your Name ,Father's Name,Mother's Name,gender,Community etc.
Enter other Details As mentioned above in that picture such as Email ID ,MobileNumber etc.
Click on save and continue after rechecking all the information filled.
Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria for UPSC IAS 2018 can fill in the application form online.
Candidates have to complete the UPSC IAS online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions mentioned in the UPSC IAS Official Website.
Mention the Number of atempts already made in UPSC Civil Service exam
Choose your center for UPSC Mains exam
Select the optional you want to take up for UPSC Mains exam
Select the medium in which you want to write the Mains examination
You can choose any of the languages out of the languages mentioned in eighth shedule of the constitution
Click on Continue to fill next part of the Application
Under Part-II of the application fill other relavent details as mentioned.
Choose the centre from which you want to appear for UPSC Civil Services exam
Filling up Payment Details (except for candidates who are exempted from fee)
The candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 100 [except SC/ST/female/physically handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee]
The fee can be submitted at any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of state bank of India/state bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/state bank of Hyderabad/state bank of Mysore/ state bank of Patiala/state bank of Travancore or by using any visa/master credit/debit card.
Select the examination centre
The exam centre is allotted as first apply first allot basis.
You should apply for the exam as quick as possible
UPSC has the discretion to remove or add a new examination centre depending upon administrative feasibility.
Upload Photograph and Signature
The size of the Photograph should be Less than 40KB in size
For photograph, the pixel size is 140 pixels height x110 pixels width
For the Signature the pixel size is 110 pixels height x140 pixels width.
The photo and signature can be easily edited with the help of MS Paint
After uploading the photo and signature , a candidate can see the uploaded items.
Recheck properly if the uploaded items are visible properly.
Finally agree to the declaration and save the complete application for future reference