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UPSC CSE 2023 Application Form (Closed) - Eligibility, Documents Required, Guidelines

Updated By Subhashri Roy on 17 Aug, 2023 11:08

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UPSC 2023 Application Form

UPSC Application Form 2023: The Detailed Application Form (DAF) for UPSC CSE Mains 2023 was released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on July 10, 2023, on the official website at Candidates who qualified for the UPSC CSE Mains exam had to fill out the application form by July 19, 2023. The Mains exam will be conducted on September 15, 16, 17, 23 & 24, 2023. The UPSC CSE application process for Prelims Exam 2023 was concluded on February 21, while the exam was conducted on May 28, 2023.

The commission has provided the Time Registration (OTR) facility with the help of which, candidates will need to register on the official website just once and the same registration will be applicable while applying for any exam conducted by UPSC. To apply for the Civil Services examination 2023, candidates have to the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and proceed with filling in all the required credentials.

Candidates are also advised to go through the UPSC CSE Eligibility Criteria for the 2023 exam before filling out the form. The website provides all the necessary details that candidates should know before applying for the examination. To complete the application process, the application fee has to be submitted via Credit card/Debit card/Internet banking/UPI. Check all the important information regarding UPSC CSE 2023 Application Process on this page.

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UPSC CSE 2023 Application Form: Highlights

Students can refer to this table to get a brief of the highlights of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023.




Union Public Service Commission UPSC

Exam Name 

Civil services examination



Number of Vacancies 


Advertisement Number 


Application Form Release Date 

01st February 2023

Application Deadline

21st February 2023

UPSC Civil Services Selection Process

Prelims + Mains + Interview Round

Official Website

Also ReadList of Required Documents to Fill UPSC CSE 2023 Application Form

UPSC Civil Services Application Dates 2023

The UPSC CSE 2023 application form filling dates are as follows -



UPSC Civil Services 2023 (Prelims) Online Registration

February 1, 2023

Last Date to Submit the UPSC Civil Services 2023 Application Form

February 21, 2023

UPSC Civil Services Application Correction Window

February 22 to 28, 2023

UPSC Civil Services 2023 Preliminary Admit Card

May 8, 2023

UPSC Civil Services 2023 Preliminary Exam

May 28, 2023

UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Result Declaration 2023

June 12, 2023

Detailed Application Form for UPSC CSE Mains

July 10 to 19, 2023

UPSC CSE 2023 Mains Admit Card

August 2023

UPSC Civil Services 2023 Mains Exam

September 15, 16, 17, 23, and 24, 2023

UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Result Declaration

November 2023

UPSC CSE Vacancies 2023

There are 1031 vacancies available in this recruitment opportunity presented by the organization. The candidates can check out the major information about the number of vacancies which are available for the different categories of the candidates from the table given below:

Name of the Category 


Persons with Benchmark Disability


Blindness and low vision


Deaf and hard of hearing


Locomotor disability


Multiple disabilities




UPSC CSE Post Available 2023

Different types of posts are available through the UPSC CSE recruitment 2023. The candidates can check out the list of post that are available for the people to apply for given below: 

  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Corporate Law Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Information Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Protection Force Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes) Group ‘A’
  • Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) Group ‘A’
  • Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Grade III)
  • Indian Railway Management Service, Group ‘A’
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS), Group ‘B’
  • Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS), Group ‘B’
  • Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS), Group ‘B’
  • Pondicherry Police Service (PONDIPS), Group ‘B’

UPSC CSE 2023: Eligibility Criteria

The detailed UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria 2023 to appear for the UPSC CSE Exam 2023 are as follows:

  • Candidate should hold a Bachelor's degree from any recognized University.
  • Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st August 2022 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1988 and not later than 1st August 2000.  

Age Relaxation:

The candidates are provided age relaxations on the basis of their caste and categories if necessary. Check out the details related to the age relaxations from the table given below:


Age Relaxation


5 years


3 years

Defense Services Personnel

3 years

Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs

5 years

Hearing problem, deaf, low vision, ex-servicemen, blindness, muscle deformity

10 years

Also ReadUPSC Prelims: Most Important Chapter & Topics

How To Fill UPSC CSE 2023 Application Form?

There is a very easy procedure through which you will be able to fill up the UPSC CSE 2023 Application Form. The candidates can check out the simple procedure given below in order to fill out the application form:

  • The candidates must visit the official website of the organization of Union Public Service Commission
  • The home page will open on your screen.
  • The candidates are required to click on the notification for the UPSC CSE 2023 recruitment present on the home page.
  • The official website of UPSC also provides the opportunity for the candidates to do one-time registration for the examination.
  • If you want to do one-time registration then you have to click on the option called One Time Registration (OTR) For Examinations.
  • A new page with the details related to the registration form will open on your screen and you have to click on the option called New Registration.
  • The registration form will open on your screen and you are liable to fill out the registration form accordingly.
  • Upload all of the documents and successfully apply for recruitment to be eligible to give the preliminary examination.

Important Instructions for UPSC Civil Services Application Process 2023

  •  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 the 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.

UPSC Civil Services Application Fee 2023

  • 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.

The last date to fill out the UPSC application form 2023 was February 21, 2023. UPSC CSE preliminary exam are scheduled to be conducted on May 28, 2023. Students who have missed out on this year's application can stay updated with the coming important dates and timing of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2024. Once the application window is closed, students cannot apply for UPSC CSE exam by any means. 

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