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IAS Application Form 2018: CS (Mains) DAF Submission Begins!!! Candidates qualified the UPSC IAS Preliminary examination can now fill up the UPSC IAS Application Form.

UPSC Civil Services Mains examination is scheduled to be held from 28-09-2018. To submit the UPSC IAS Online application form candidates need to visit the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in.

IAS Application Form Last Date to complete:

According to the latest IAS Notification, candidates can submit their online IAS Application Form 2018-19 till 06-08-2018. UPSC IAS Notification is out now!! Fill UPSC IAS Application Form with the help of this page and then be ready to appear in IAS Civil Service Exam.

While filling up the Detailed Application Form (DAF) candidates must take care that all the details are exact and correct. Candidates may attain the whole information about UPSC IAS Application Form 2018-19, by comprehending this webpage of www.privatejobshub.in

UPSC IAS Application Form

Name of UPSC Civil Services Description:

Sr. No.
Service Name
Indian Administrative Service
Indian Foreign Service
Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise, Gr. ‘A’)
Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Defence Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
Indian Revenue Service (I.T.), Gr. ‘A
Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Postal Service, Gr. ‘A.
Indian Civil Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Railway Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Railway Personnel Service, Gr. ‘A’
Indian Railway Traffic Service Gr. ‘A’
Indian Defence Estate Service Gr. ‘A’
Indian Information Service Gr. ‘A’
Indian Trade Service Gr. ‘A’ (Gr. III)
Indian Corporate Law Service Gr. ‘A’
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services Gr. ‘B’ (Section Officers Grade)
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, and Dadar & Nagar haveli Civil Service, Gr. ‘B’
Pondicherry Civil Services Group B

UPSC IAS Eligibility Criteria:

In order to appear in the UPSC IASExam 2018, candidates have to meet the IAS Eligibility first and then go for the IASExam Form 2018.

UPSC Nationality:

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

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

·         a citizen of India, or
·         a subject of Nepal, or
·         a subject of Bhutan, or

(c) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(d) 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:

Candidates must hold any degree of any of recognized university or institute. Candidates appearing for their final year degree exam are also eligible to apply for UPSC IAS 2018.

Candidates with professional and technical qualifications are able to fill the Civil Service Online Application form. Candidates who have passed final year of MBBS exam but are yet to complete internship can apply for UPSC IAS prelim exam.

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UPSC IAS Age Limit:

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:

Upper age limit
32 Years
35 Years
37 Years
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)
42 Years
J & K Domicile
37 Years
40 Years
40 Years
50 Years
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.
37 Years
40 Years
40 Years

UPSC IAS Application Fee 2018:
  • Candidates who want to fill IAS Application Form, are required to pay Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) through the medium of Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.
  • Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates are exempted from any payment of UPSC Application Fees.
No. Of Attempts In IAS Exam 2018:

Category Wise
No. Of Attempts
06 Attempts
09 Attempts
PH (Blind, Deaf, Orthopedic)
GEN/OBC: 9 Attempts
SC/ST: No bar
J & K Domicile
No Bar
Disabled servicemen, disabled from duty.

UPSC IAS Selection Process:

Selection of the candidates for the post of Indian Administrative Services Exam will be based on the performance in Preliminary (Objective Type Question Paper) and main exam (Written). After that, those candidates who will be declared qualified in the Civil service exam, they have to appear in the interview round followed by document verification.

UPSC IAS Exam Pattern:

UPSC IAS Pre Exam Scheme:
  • IAS Pre Exam 2018 consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks.
  • UPSC IAS Question Papers (Test Booklets) are set in English as well as in Hindi.
  • Candidates may check the IAS Preparations Tips with IAS Syllabus and prepare accordingly.
General Studies Paper – I
200 Marks
General Studies Paper – II
200 Marks

Candidates cancheck the complete UPSC Exam Pattern, by going through the table presented below.

Qualifying Paper
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
Papers to be counted for merit
250 Marks
Papers II
General Studies I
250 Marks
Papers III
General Studies II
250 Marks
Papers IV
General Studies III
250 Marks
Papers V
250 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 Examination
Personality Test
275 Marks
Grand Total
2025 Marks

Penalty for Wrong Answers In UPSC IAS Exam 2018:

Candidates will face a penalty of marks (negative marking) for every wrong answermade in the Objective Type Question Papers. Candidates may also take help from IAS Sample Paper to get relived from negative marking.

UPSC IAS Exam Center 2018:

Centers apply for of UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

IAS Mains exam will be held at following IAS Exam Centre’s

Centres of Civil Services (Mains) Examination

Dispur (Guwahati)

How to fill UPSC IAS Application Form 2018?

In order to appear in the IAS Preliminary Examination, candidates have to follow the steps that are featured below, to fill UPSC IAS Application Form.
  • For IAS Apply Online, candidates have to log in the official website of Union Public Service Commission i.e.upsconline.nic.in
  • After that, select “ DAF-Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018 Detailed Application Form - Civil Service (Principal) Examination, 2018” link for Civil Service Exam
  • Select and hit on “Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018”
  • A dialog box will appear as:
  • Enter log in details, password, CAPTCHA code etc. and then hit on Log In Tab
  • Now the IAS DAF Application form will appear
  • Fill up all the details in IAS Application Form 2018 and upload the required testimonials
  • Finally download the IAS Application Form 2018 copy and keep it safe for further usage 
Download Here: UPSC IAS Notification 2018

Get below>> UPSC Notification PDF

IAS Application Form 2018 Instructions PDF
IAS Application Form 2018 Notification(PDF)

Guidelines Regarding Uploading Of Signature And Photograph In UPSC IAS Application Form:
  • 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.
UPSC IAS 2018 Exam Dates:

Candidates can go through the UPSCCalendar, to get the entire details of the IAS Exam 2018.

Date of starting filling online IAS Application Form 2018 DAF
Date of closure for filling online IAS Application Form 2018
Examination commence from

Contact Details:

In case of any problem in filling the IAS Application Form 2018 - ONLINE DETAILED APPLICATION, Please indicate  the problem being faced in detail and send it to the following  Email:

For Technical Query
For Application Related Query

Final Note:

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