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 Mains is INR 200. Reserved Category candidates are exempted from paying IAS 2018 Application fee.
Candidates have to fill separate online application forms, both, for UPSC IAS Prelims and UPSC IAS Mains. Online form for UPSC IAS Prelims will be available on the official website from February 2018. Candidates can access IAS Online Form for UPSC Mains on the official website in the last week of October 2018. The steps to apply for IAS 2018 exam are given below:
IAS 2018 Application Form will be filled in two stages- Registration Part I and Registration Part II. Both the stages will be realized via official web portal of IAS. Candidates can perform the following steps to fill the IAS 2018 Application Form:
Note: This step is not applicable for candidates who are exempted from paying the fee.
Candidates are required to have the following documents in hand before starting UPSC IAS 2018 Registration process to ensure accurate and correct data. Any discrepancy in provided information will result in cancellation of candidature.
IAS 2018 Application fee can be paid in both offline and online mode. For offline method, candidates are required to pay the amount in any Branch of SBI. For online options, candidates can opt either for Net Banking facility or for payment via debit / credit card.
|Category||UPSC IAS Prelims Fee||UPSC IAS Mains Fee|
|Male General and OBC Candidates||INR 100||INR 200|
|ALL Female candidates||Exempted from fee payment||Exempted from fee payment|
|SC / ST / PH candidates||Exempted from fee payment||Exempted from fee payment|
The following steps may be helpful in case candidates want to retrieve their application number or password for IAS 2018 Application:
After filling the IAS Application Form, it is important to Check UPSC Online Application Status 2018. This is because if there is any problems in filling data in application form then candidates will not get admit card to appear in the exam of UPSC. Application forms with incorrect information are rejected by organization.
It is possible to correct the form during Part 1 and Part 2 of registration process. Candidates can follow the guidelines given below to correct the IAS 2018 Application Form:
After filling various columns in part I of the online application, the system give the option to the applicants to change/update any of the information filled in by them. If you want to change any information, click on the Update button. Candidates are advised to use this facility to make any changes.
Note: In case the quality of photograph/signature is not acceptable, then the application can be rejected by the commission.
Once the application has been submitted successfully, there is no provision in system to make any changes. Hence, no change can be made at this stage in any of the details. In case, candidates later on come to know that they have committed a mistake, then they should resubmit the Application Form afresh duly correcting mistakes or quality of photo or sign.
In this case, candidates will have to make fee payment again and upload the Part-II information again with new RID allotted to them at the resubmission of Part-I information. Please note afresh submission is only possible if the time is still left for filing up the online application form.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.