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UPSC IAS 2018 Application Form - Civil Services Mains DAF Online Form

UPSC IAS 2018 Application Form

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 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.

Latest Updates: The UPSC Civil Services Mains exam is set to be held from 28th September 2018. Candidiates should apply online for Civil Services DAF Online Form.
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UPSC IAS/ Civil Services 2018 Application Form Details:

Examination Name

Indian Administrative Services Exam 2018

Organized by

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Exam Mode


Apply Mode


Official Website

Important Dates:

UPSC IAS Notification 2018 Release Date

07th February

IAS 2018 Apply Online Starting Date

07th February

IAS Application Form 2018 Last Date

06th March 2018

UPSC IAS Pre Exam Date

03rd June

UPSC Civil Services DAF Online Form Dates

23rd July to 6th Aug 2018

Civil Services / IAS 2018 Main Examination Date

28th September to 10 October 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Graduation from a Government Recognized University.

Age Limit:

Minimum- 21 Years

Maximum- 32 Years

Application Fee

General / OBC

Rs. 100/-



Selection Process

Phase I

Preliminary Exam

Phase II

Main Exam

Phase III

Personal Interview

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The IAS stands for Indian Administrator Service. The purpose of this recruitment is to select the best suitable candidate for the Indian Administration Unit who will give their contribution in serving the country. The IAS Job is one of the renowned jobs in the country. Many youngsters have a dream to be an IAS officer. The IAS officer is the one who has the ability to take a decision and will have leadership quality to lead the departments in Indian administration. For the recruitment of IAS officer civil service examination (CSE) is being conducted by the UPSC. Like every year, this year also UPSC civil services recruitment will be announced for IAS Officers. The interested candidates will be able to apply online IAS 2018 Exam from 7th February.

CSE is the national competitive exam which happens under the banner of UPSC. This exam is conducted in two phases a preliminary exam and the main examination followed by the interview. UPSC is the organization which is formed by the government of India on 1st October 1926. It is the national level platform which elects the exam i.e. civil services examination, Engineering service examination, naval academy examination, Officers’ training academy examination and combined defense services examination.

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 as on 1st August 2018 to fill UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1986 and not later than 1st August 1997.

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 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.

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 CSE Syllabus Detail Discussion by Manvendra Sir | Prelims, Mains, Approach, Strategy etc.

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 have successfully submitted the application form are able to download UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit Card 2018. The commission has released the an e-admit card on the official website iin 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 are 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

UPSC IAS Cut off 2018 :

The cutoff marks are the important aspect in recruiting process. The UPSC board considers IAS cutoff marks 2018 in short listing the students. The cutoff score is the margin line. If students scored less than the cutoff, then he/she will not get shortlisted. To get selected in the civil service candidate should get more marks than the cutoff. The Cut off marks are compulsory for whole three stages. The board will publish the UPSC IAS Cut Off 2018 on the official website as soon the results get prepared. Here below we mentioned three stages which have high impact in shortlisting the candidates.

  • Preliminary exam- Cutoff is applicable to shortlist candidate for the IAS Mains 2018.
  • Main exam- By the cutoffs of main exam candidates will get selected for the personal interviews.
  • Personal Interview- Lastly the Aspirants will get selected on the basis of their interview.

IAS Result 2018 :

The UPSC Civil Services Prelims Result 2018 will be declared by the Commission on the official website. The IAS 2018 Prelims examination will be conducted on 3rd June and result will be announced in July. The UPSC IAS Result 2018 can be accessed by the candidate's roll number who have successfully appeared in the examination. All the appeared candidates will be able to check IAS Prelim Result 2018 from the official website. We know many of the students have the dream to be an IAS officer, but only those candidates will be selected who will get marks as per the cut off. 

IAS Previous Year Papars :

We advise all the students to check UPSC Civil Services previous year question papers. Most of the questions come in the exam are repeated. Firstly, practice the most repeated questions by doing this you will get familiar with the exam pattern. The 80% of the paper have the same pattern of exam paper as the previous year questions. You can easily get the UPSC IAS Previous Year Papers data on the internet as well as on our website. Past old questions paper will give the idea of the questions which are going to come in the exam.

UPSC IAS Preparation :

Many of the students’ starts their preparation for the IAS at very early stage. Cracking IAS exam is the dream for many youngsters. Joining civil service is one of the most renowned jobs with great service perks. The preparation of IAS is the lengthy procedure. You can get selected only when you studied dedicatedly and consistently. You will require at least one year to 6 months for the preparation of the IAS. Here below we are giving you best IAS 2018 Preparation tips which are going to help you to Crack UPSC Civil Services 2018 Exam.

  1. Optimize your time. Divide your time according to your topics and syllabus.
  2. Work on the solving speed and accuracy level.
  3. Get enough sleep and have healthy food because you have to do hard work.
  4. Do not stress yourself.
  5. Stay calm and be positive.
  6. Be consistent and hardworking.
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