UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018 – Direct Link to Application Form

UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018

Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Examination Pattern, Application Fee and a direct link to the UPSC Civil Services Application Form – UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018

UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018

UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018 is out through an official notification on the website. All the aspirants can find a link to application form down the post. The application process  started on 7th February 2018 and the same can be done till 6th March 2018. Union Public Service Commission conducts Civil services Examination Every Year. The application to UPSC will subject of Eligibility criteria as per the official notification. Candidates are advised to check Eligibility criteria down the post before filling the UPSC Civil Services Application form 2018.

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Below are the Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Examination Pattern, Application Fee, Official notification and a direct link to the UPSC Civil Services Application Form;

Important Dates to Remember:

Events Dates
UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018 Release Date 7th Feb 2018
Starting Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form 7th Feb 2018
Last Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services Online Form 2018 6th March 2018
UPSC IAS 2018 Preliminary Exam Date 3rd June 2018
Civil Services / IAS 2018 Main Examination Date 28th September 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification:

  • Aspirants must have a college degree from any govt. recognized university or equivalent.

Age Limit:

The minimum age for the candidates applying for UPSC Examination should be 21 and the maximum age varies as per the various categories mentioned below;

Category Upper age limit
General 32 Years
OBC 35 Years
SC/ST 37 Years
PWD 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 any refugee from other country can apply for the IAS 2018 examination. To fulfill the Nationality criteria, they must have the permanent plan to settle in India.

Application Fee:

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PWD/Female No Fee

How to apply for UPSC Civil Services 2018 ?



  • Visit the  Official website of UPSC.
  • Homepage will appear on the screen, from there select Civil Services Notification.
  • If click on that notification, the Civil Service exam 2018 registration form will be displayed on the screen
  • Read all the instruction as stated in it.
  • Fill the registration form after reading all the instructions.
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  • Read registration form carefully after filling it. Make the correct changes in the form which are required and check it again.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Now pay the application fee via preferred mode of transaction.
  • Print the application form for future reference.

UPSC Civil Services Examination 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 most difficult examination in our country. To clear 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 IAS Prelims 2018 Exam Pattern:

Sections Number of Questions. Duration per section Maximum Marks
Paper I: General Studies 100 2 Hours 200
Paper II: Aptitude test 80 2 Hours 200

Total Marks= 400

UPSC IAS Mains 2018 Exam Pattern:

Sections Subject Maximum Marks
Paper-A. Modern Indian Language skills 300
Paper-B. English Language skills 300
Paper-1. Essay Writing 250
Paper-2 General Studies-I 250
Paper-3 General Studies-II 250
Paper-4 General Studies-III 250
Paper-5 General Studies-IV 250
Paper-6. Optional Subject Paper-1 250
Paper-7 Optional Subject Paper-2 250
Sub-Total Marks 1750
Interview 275
Total Marks. 2025

CHECK OFFICIAL UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018


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