Candidates have to fulfil all the following the criteria:
1. Citizen of India or subject of Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee or PIO
2. Age between 21-32 years
3. Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from university recognised by legislature
Maximum number of attempts:
•General Category: 6 Attempts
•OBC Category: 9 Attempts
•SC/ST Category: No Limit
Candidates aspiring for UPSC Civil Services should fill out the application form at upsc.gov.in. All the IAS aspirants have to register separately for Prelims and Mains exam.
•Application Form is available on www.upsconline.nic.in
•Application Fee is Rs. 100/-
•SC/ST and Females can register for free.
Steps to Apply for IAS Exam
Step 1: Registration Part I
Visit the official website and click on the link to apply for UPSC Civil Services. Enter the details and click on Submit button. You will be redirected to the payment step.
Step 2: Payment of Application Fee
Choose the payment method:
Offline mode: Download the Pay-in-slip provided on the page and pay cash at the nearest branch of State Bank of India during working hours of the bank.
Online mode: Payment through debit/credit card or net banking
Note: This step is not applicable for candidates who are exempted from paying the fee.
Step 3 Registration Part II
Post receipt of the fee payment; fill the other details of the IAS Application form. Enter the choice of IAS Exam Centre. Enter the qualification and other communication details asked correctly. Post verification, click on submit to proceed to the next step
Step 4 Uploading the Images
Upload your photograph and image of the signature. Click on “I Agree” to approve of the declaration and submit the complete IAS Online Form.
Objective Questions Total Duration: 4 Hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test