UPSC Civil Services ( IAS ) 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Notification

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UPSC Civil Services ( IAS ) 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Notification

UPSC Civil Services ( IAS ) 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Notification-

Union Public Service Commission i.e. UPSC has announced the dates of IAS exam of 2018 recently. Declaring the date of examination of the most sought after Civil Services Examination held every year to recruit well deserved candidates for the most prestigious posts of the Government Departments, the IAS 2018 examination conducted by UPSC will be held in the month of June next year. Announcing the examination date of the most esteemed Civil Services Examination conducted by the UPSC, the details of the notification can be checked online at the official website of the Commission i.e.

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UPSC Civil Services ( IAS ) 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Notification

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List of Services


  1. Indian Administrative Service(IAS)
  2. Indian Police Service(IPS)
  3. Indian Foreign Service(IFS)
  4. Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Group A
  5. Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Group A
  6. Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group A
  7. Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise), Group A
  8. Indian Postal Service, Group A
  9. Indian Defense Accounts Services, Group A
  10. Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group A (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)
  11. Indian Revenue Services (IT), Group A
  12. Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group A
  13. Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group A
  14. Indian Defence Estates Service, Group A
  15. Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group A
  16. Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group A
  17. Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group A
  18. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Services, Group B
  19. Indian Trade Service, Group A (Gr. III)
  20. Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group B.
  21. Indian Corporate Law Service, Group A
  22. Armed Forces Headquarter civil service, Group B (Section Officer’s Grade)
  23. Pondicherry Police Services, Group B
  24. Pondicherry Civil Services, Group B

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UPSC Civils Exam Dates 2018

 IAS/ Civils ServicesDate
Issue of  Notification07 February 2018
Application form availability07 February 2018
Last date for Application Submission (online)6th March 2018
Prelims Admit card June 2018
Civils Preliminary Exam date3rd June 2018
Prelims exam resultAugust 2018
Main Exam Admit Card AvailabilitySeptember  2018
Civils Main Exam Date1st October 2018
Declaration of final resultJanuary 2019

Exam Pattern

The UPSC Civil Serices (IAS) written Exam will be conducted in two stages namely Preliminary & Main Exam.Preliminary exam is a qualifying exam for mains.To qualify the exam,Candidate must obtain the  minimum cut-off marks in each section decided by examination authority.

Preliminary Exam Pattern

1.Exam will be conducted in offline mode  in duration.

2.Exam consists 3 papers and two compulsory papers with each paper of 200 Marks.

3.Each question will be 1/3 Mark penalty for wrong  answer choosing.

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Main Exam Pattern
1.The Mains exam will be conducted in Descriptive test mode.
2.It consists of 9 different papers and paper-1 & paper-2 are necessary for all.
3.Remaining will be optional subjects.

How to Apply

Aspirants for UPSC civil services like IAS,IPS,IES and other need to fill Application form online through official website i.e going to apply applicant must know the instructions carefully by visiting the official website.Eligible candidate should be apply online only ,there is no other mode to apply.Here we are providing procedure to complete the “IAS Application form  2018” through the online.

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Candidate need to register for both PART-1 & PART -2 to complete successfully.
1.Goto official website
2.Click on “Application form” of the home page3.Select PART-1 for registration with applicant details such as Name,parents name,date of birth,permanent address etc.

4.After registration for part-1, candidate will receive a registration number.

5.Now the candidate login with registration no. PART-2 Registration and candidate should enter the required information in the form.

6.Upload candidate scanned Photo & signature in required format.

7.Finally pay the fee (Rs.100/-) through the Credit/Debit/Internet banking or SBIetc.

9.Take printout of the application for future reference.

Uploading Images
Photograph :
Photo must be recent color with white background preferable.
Dimensions should be in (lessthan 40kb) JPG/PNG format.
Signature should be done on the white paper with black ink pen.

Size must be (less than 40kb) in JPG/Png format.

Civils/IAS Exam Admit Card 2018

The Admit Card will be available on UPSC website on May 2018 tentatively.Aspirants must download Hall ticket through the online only.The examination authority will not send the the hall ticket by post.So candidate must visit the official website and must enter the candidate registration number  to download the Admit card.

IAS Exam Result

The  UPSC Civil Services exam result will be released for preliminary and main exams separately.The preliminary result will be available in the month of August 2018 and Main exam result will be declared on January 2019.After successful completion of Candidates can check their result by the candidate roll no. in PDF format file.


The cutoff marks for Civils/IAS exams for will be declared by UPSC after the examination and interview.Candidates will be short listed based on cutoff marks by UPSC depending upon number vacancies in particular field.

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22 Responses to UPSC Civil Services ( IAS ) 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Notification

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  4. Nakeeran Periyannan says:

    when the ias exam 2018 application form to apply

  5. Urvesh vyas says:

    Ask you latter

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  17. SWEETY KASHYAP says:

    I m persuing my final year of graduation, so am i eligible to appear for the examination of UPSC IAS 2018

  18. Subhalaxmi Biswal says:

    I have done b tech in civil engineering.I want to clear IAS.please guide me.

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  20. malik shshid says:

    i want to know information about all upsc exams and relase of forms

  21. Sudha Muchakhandi says:

    I am basiacally an engineering student. To attempt IAS is it compulsory to graduate

  22. Tamajit chattaraj says:

    Can an ignou bachelor degree holder sit for UPSC CSE?
    Will distance education be an issue especially in interview phase?

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