Friday, 9 February 2018

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018

UPSC IAS 2018 Exam Overview :

The UPSC IAS 2018 Notification has been released on 7th February and candidates are able to fill UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form from 7th Feb to 6th March 2018. Total 782 vacancies are released for Civil Services by UPSC. IAS / Civil Services prelims exam will be conducted on 3rd June and IAS Main Exam will be held on 28th Sept 2018. We want to inform all the candidates, the IAS 2018 Online Registration will be closed on 6th March, so candidates will have to do online registration and apply online on or before the last date. Here, we are going to provide you all the important details about UPSC civil services recruitment 2018 such as IAS 2018 Application Form, notification, eligibility criteria, exam date, exam pattern, syllabus, selection procedure, preparation tips, how to apply, and so forth.

UPSC IAS 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criterion is needed to satisfy to make sure whether you can appear in competitive examination or not. Before going directly towards the application form, exam pattern, and syllabus. You should read UPSC Civil Services 2018 Eligibility Criteria. Let us check it out.
Educational Qualification: - The candidate should have graduation degree from a government recognized college or university or its equivalent.
Age Limit: - Candidate's age should be between 21 to 32 years to fill UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form.
The age limit is different for all the categories according to the government policies and norms.
Upper age limit
32 Years
35 Years
37 Years
42 Years
J & K Domicile
GEN=37 Year, OBC= 40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year, PH=50 Year
Disabled servicemen.
GEN=37 Year, OBC=40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year.

It is mandatory for all UPSC exam that the candidate must be an Indian personnel. A citizen of Nepal, a citizen of Bhutan or a refugee from any other country can apply for the IAS 2018 exam, in order to fulfill the criteria, they must have the permanent plan to settle in India.

UPSC IAS 2018 Important Dates :

Here, we have mentioned all the important dates which are related to UPSC Civil Services Exam 2018.
Dates (Tentative)
UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018 Release Date
7th Feb 2018
Starting Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form
7th Feb 2018
Last Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services Online Form 2018
6th March 2018
UPSC IAS 2018 Preliminary Exam Date
3rd June 2018
Civil Services / IAS 2018 Main Examination Date
28th September 2018

UPSC IAS 2018 Application Form :

Now we know after being eligible candidates will search for the Procedure to apply online or fill UPSC IAS 2018 Application form. Here, we have provided important details, regarding the IAS Online form 2018, which will help you while filling the UPSC Civil Services Application Form 2018. The registration is the first step to apply for the exam. The UPSC Civil services registration form will be closed on 6th March 2018, so candidates are able to apply online on or before the last date. After closing the registration form, no one will be applicable to apply for Civil Services 2018 exam. Fill the form carefully, in order to avoid mistakes. Any mistake in the form can disqualify you. Let us discuss it step by step:-
How to Fil UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form?
  • Visit its official website
  • You will land on to the homepage, from there select Civil Services Notification
  • When you will click on that notification, the Civil Service exam 2018 registration form will be displayed with the instructions
  • Sincerely read all the instruction stated in it
  • After reading all the instruction, fill the registration form
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature
  • Read carefully registration form after filling it. Make the correct changes in the form which are required and read it again
  • Click on the submit button
  • Pay the requested fees for the registration form IAS Exam 2018
  • Take out a print of that application form
  • Close all the tabs
Now you are successfully applied for the exam. You can appear on the exam day with your admit card and ID proof.

Apply Online: Click here

Notification - CSP: Click Here / IFS: Click here

UPSC IAS 2018 Application Fee :

The candidates must have to pay Rs.100/- (for general category male candidates) and SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates do not have to pay the application fee. Applicants can pay a UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Fee or registration fee in online or offline mode.
  • Online Payment
In online payment, the fee can be paid through net banking of SBI branches throughout India or by Visa card/ credit card or debit card.
  • Offline mode– In offline payment, the fee can be paid in cash at any branch of SBI throughout the India. You have to attach the E-generated challan during the registration.
These are the two methods by which any candidate can do UPSC IAS application form payment.

UPSC IAS 2018 Exam Pattern :

The UPSC Civil Services / IAS 2018 exam pattern will help you in studying for IAS exam. As we all know this exam is one of the hard to hit exam in our country. To achieve success in this exam you should have a full proof plan and for that, you must have an eye for the Civil Services 2018 exam pattern.
UPSC IAS Prelims 2018 Exam Pattern:-
Number of Questions.
Duration per section
Maximum Marks
Paper I: General Studies
2 Hours
Paper II: Aptitude test
2 Hours
Total Marks= 400

UPSC IAS Mains 2018 Exam Pattern:-
Maximum Marks
Modern Indian Language skills
English Language skills
Essay Writing
General Studies-I
General Studies-II
General Studies-III
General Studies-IV
Optional Subject Paper-1
Optional Subject Paper-2
Sub-Total Marks
Total Marks.

UPSC IAS 2018 Selection Procedure :

The IAS 2018 Selection Procedure comprises three consecutive levels:
1. Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam: - This is the 1st stage to shortlist candidates for IAS / Civil Services Main examination. This exam will be available with objective type questions. 
2. Civil Services (Main) Exam: - This is a 2nd stage to shortlist candidates for next level. This exam consists of written examination and personal interview. 
  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview
3. Final Selection: - The total number of marks scored by the candidates in the IAS Main examination (Both written test and personal interview ) will be taken into an opinion for final merit list. The candidate's selection based on the final merit.​​

UPSC IAS Admit Card 2018 :

All the aspirants will successfully submit the application form will be able to download UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2018 in the last week of May month. The commission will release the an e-admit card on the official website in the last week of May 2018. The Admit card has all the general information about a candidate and exam. It is mandatory to bring the UPSC IAS 2018 Admit Card on the day of examination. The candidates will able to download UPSC Civil Services Admit Card 2018 till the examination date. If you found any fault on the admit card then you have to report the higher authorities instantly. You will be able to download IAS admit card 2018 via registration number and date of birth