Civil Services Examination 2018 Application Form Process Started on 7<Sup>th</Sup> February 2018 (Download PDF)

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Union Public Service Commission conducts the Civil services examination. Civil Services examination 2018 online application form process started on 7th February 2018. The online application can be filled up to 6th March 2018 till 6: 00 pm. Candidate can apply online on official website of UPSC.

Civil Services Examination 2018

Important Date

Table Contain Shows the Important Date of Civil Services Examination 2018
First date for submission7th February 2018
Last date for submission6th March 2018
Preliminary Examination3rd June 2018
Admit cardMay 2018
Language of ExamHindi & English

Age Limit

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2018 i.e.. , the must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1986 and not later than 1st August, 1997.

Exam Fees

  • SC/ST/PH Candidates -No Fees
  • General/Others - ₹ 100/-

Instructions to the Candidates for Filling Online Applications

  • Candidates are required to apply Online using the website upsconline. nic. in
  • Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part -I and Part - II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menus.
  • The candidates are required to pay a fee of ₹ 100/-Rupees One Hundred only) [excepting SC/ST/Female/Persons with Benchmark Disability candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of State Bank of India by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.
  • Before start filling up of 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 in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
  • The Online applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 7th February, 2018 to 6th March, 2018 till 18: 00 Hrs
  • Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances, any applicant submits multiple applications then he/she must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects.
  • In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
  • The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-Mail IDs as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.
  • The applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and ensure that the email addresses ending with@nic. in are directed to their inbox folder and not to the
  • SPAM folder or any other folder.
  • Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Applications.

Exam Pattern

Table Contain Shows the Exam Pattern of Civil Services Examination 2018
GS (General Studies) Paper -I (Used for merit rank)200 Marks
GS (General Studies) Paper - II (CSAT) (Qulaified in Nature; needs 33 % marks)200 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks

Civil Services Exam 2018 Syllabus

Table Contain Shows the Civil Services Exam 2018 Syllabus
Syllabus for paper I:
Current events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement
Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World
Indian Polity and Governance - Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
Economic and Social Development - Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity, and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
General Science.
Syllabus for Paper II
Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills
Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
Decision Making and Problem Solving
General Mental Ability
Basic Mathematics
Data interpretation

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