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IAS Application Form for Prelims Stage will be available from February 22, 2017. Aspirants can apply for the IAS Exam online from the official website. The IAS application form will be available until March 17, 2017. Aspirants are advised to keep all the documents ready while regitering for IAS Exam. In order to avoid last minute rush, aspirants must apply before the last date of IAS Application form. Application Fee for IAS Prelims is Rs. 100 and IAS Mains is Rs. 200. Reserved Category students are expemted from paying IAS Application fee.
|Release of Initial Notification for UPSC IAS Prelims||February 22, 2017|
|Availability of Application Form for UPSC IAS Prelims||February 22, 2017|
|Last Date to fill the Online Form for UPSC IAS Prelims||March 17, 2017|
|Publish of Admit Card for UPSC Mains||First week of June, 2017|
|IAS Prelims Exam Date||June 18, 2017|
|Announcement of Result for UPSC Mains||August, 2017|
|Declaration of IAS Exam Cutoff||After the final result of UPSC Civil Service|
The Candidates aspiring for UPSC Civil Services should fill out the application form at upsc.gov.in. All Indian Citizens with a valid bachelor’s degree can apply for UPSC IAS Exam. All the IAS Aspirants have to register separately for UPSC IAS Prelims 2017 and UPSC IAS Mains 2017. The Application Form for UPSC IAS Prelims is open to all the eligible graduates. However, UPSC CS Mains invites applications only from the qualified candidates of UPSC IAS Prelims. The following steps should be followed to apply for IAS Exam.
The candidates have to fill different IAS online form for both UPSC IAS Prelims and UPSC IAS Mains. The IAS online form for UPSC IAS Prelims will be available on the official website from Febraury 22 – March 17, 2017. The candidates can avail the IAS Online Form for UPSC Mains on the official website in the last week of October 2017. The steps followed to fill the IAS Online form are given below:
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Note: This step is not applicable for candidates who are exempted from paying the fee.
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Fee of INR 100 is required for UPSC IAS Prelims 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 Mains, Fee of INR 200 should be paid.
|Category||UPSC IAS Prelims Fee||UPSC IAS Mains Fee|
|General and OBC Candidates (Male)||INR 100||INR 200|
|Female candidates (All)||Exempted from fee payment||Exempted from fee payment|
|SC / ST / PH candidates||Exempted from fee payment||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 UPSC IAS 2017 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 UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains. It is of utmost importance to follow the mentioned instructions.
IAS 2017 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 June 18, 2017. The IAS 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 2017 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.