IAS EXAM 2018 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
IAS 2018 Application Form for Prelims will be available in February 2018. Candidates can apply for the Online IAS Exam on the official website. The IAS application form will be available till March 2018. Candidates are advised to keep all their documents handy while registering for IAS.
In order to avoid last minute rush, aspirants are advised to apply before the last date of IAS Application form. Application Fee for IAS Prelims is INR 100 and IAS prelims is INR 200. Reserved Category candidates are exempted from paying IAS 2018 Application fee.
|Release of Notification for IAS Prelims||February, 2018|
|Availability of application form for IAS Prelims||February, 2018|
|Last date to fill the online form for IAS Prelims||March, 2018|
|Availability of Admit cards||First week of June, 2018|
|IAS Prelims exam date||June, 2018|
|Announcement of result of IAS Prelims exam||August, 2018|
The Candidates appearing for IAS prelims exam should fill out the application form at upsc.gov.in. Students who qualify IAS Prelims are invited to apply for IAS prelims 2018. All IAS Aspirants have to register separately. Application for IAS Prelims will not be considered for IAS prelims. Application Form for IAS prelims is open to all the eligible graduates. The following steps should be followed to apply for IAS prelims.
IAS Form Application Form will be available on the official website from August 17, 2018. Candidates are advised to gather their documents before starting their IAS prelims Application Process. Steps followed to fill the IAS Online form are given below:
Note: This step is not applicable for candidates who are exempted from paying the fee.
Fee of INR 100 is required for IAS Exam Registration. The Fee can be paid either via online or offline mode. Female and SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from Fee payment. For IAS prelims, Fee of INR 200 should be paid.
|Category||IAS Exam prelims Fee|
|General and OBC Candidates (Male)||INR 200|
|Female candidates (All)||Exempted from fee payment|
|SC / ST / PH candidates||Exempted from fee payment|
The fee can be paid in both offline and online mode. For offline method of fee payment, the candidate must remit the amount in any Branch of SBI. For online options the candidate can opt either for Net Banking facility or for payment through a debit / credit card.
Candidates paying cash will need to take a print out of the system generated Pay-in-slip. The Pay in Slip is generated during part II of the registration process. Cash must be deposited at the counter of a SBI Branch on the next working day only.
Candidates failing to pay the fee by cash by the closing date, despite having valid pay-in-slip, will have to resort to online modes of fee payment.
Candidates are required to assemble the following documents prior to IAS Exam 2018 Registration to ensure accurate and correct data. Any mismatch between the actual information and the registered information will result in cancellation of candidature
Following pointers should be kept in mind while registering for IAS prelims. It is of utmost importance to follow the mentioned instructions.
IAS Prelims 2018 Admit Card will be available for download prior two weeks of IAS Exam. Aspirants can download IAS Admit Card from the Official website of UPSC. No admit card will be delivered through Post. The exam will be conducted on multiple dates starting from June, 2018. IAS prelims Admit Card contains important details such as the candidate’s name, roll number, photograph, date and venue of exam and test timing.
The admit card is the primary document that needs to be carried on the day of the exam and must be kept safe. Without the hall ticket, entry inside the test centre will not be allowed. Along with Admit Card, a valid Photo ID must be presented along with IAS prelims 2018 Admit Card at the IAS Exam Centre.
Regarding to the most asked queries about IAS Exam, refer to the folllowing FAQs.
Ans. A candidate gets 3 weeks to 1 month to complete the application procedure.
Ans. This must be avoided but, in case of doing so, the data provided in the last application that is successfully submitted online will be accepted by the Commission. All previous applications will be ignored.
Ans. Candidates, who make payments through Bank Challan, are required to submit the online application at least a day before the notified closing date.
Ans. The Commission does not allow change of Date of Birth that has been furnished by a candidate and recorded by the Commission on any ground whatsoever.
Ans. A candidate found to be furnishing false information to the Commission or suppressing information, adopting various unfair means in the examination like impersonation, etc., is liable to be disqualified or debarred from writing IAS Exam as decided by the Commission.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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