The notification of this examination is going to be released on September 26, 2018. The prelims examination will be held on January 6, 2019, whereas the main examination is going to be conducted on July 30, 2018. Eligible and successful candidates are admitted after an interview conducted by the UPSC for those having qualified the written examination.
Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.
Candidates are required to apply online by using the official website of UPSC, i.e. www.upsconline.nic.in, brief instructions for filling up the online application form are available on the official website.
Online application form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II. So, candidates are advised to complete the form as per the instructions available on the official website.
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- [excepting SC/ST/Female/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by using the net banking facility of the State Bank of India or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.
Before starting filling up online application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB each in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
Guidance of Candidates:
If the candidates have the doubt regarding any guidance/information/clarification in their applications, candidature etc. candidates can directly contact UPSC’s facilitation counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over telephone No. 011 - 23385271 / 011 - 23381125 / 011 - 23098543 on working days between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.