Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 21 Nov, 2018 13:14 IST
To know how to apply for Civil Services examination 2018, candidates must visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which is www.upsconline.nic.in. The website provides all the necessary details that candidates should know before applying for the examination. To complete the application process, the application fee must be submitted via Credit card/debit card/Internet banking. It is important for Civil Services aspirants to fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.
Follow the steps given below to fill up the 'Online Application Form':
Applicants are required to apply online on the UPSC official website.
While filling the application form, the applicant should carefully decide his/her choice of center for the examination.
Suitable provisions have been made in the online application for information regarding use of scribes by the blind applicants and applicants with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).
Applicants taking the Civil Services Preliminary examination must mention information such as details of centers for examination, optional subject to be selected for the examination, the medium of examination and compulsory Indian Language at the time of the filling up online application itself.
During the submission of the application form, applicants are not required to submit any certificate as proofs of their Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes /Other Backward Classes and Physically disabled etc. The document verification will be conducted at the time of the Main examination only.
Applicants (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of INR 100/- either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using Net Banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Applicants who opt for 'Pay by Cash' mode should print the system generated pay-in-slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI branch on the next working day only.
After payment, applicants must take out the print of their application form.
Applicants will get registration confirmation by SMS or E-mail.