CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLY THROUGH ONLINE MODE AFTER FILLING UP THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FORM. NO OTHER MODE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS ACCEPTED BY THE UPSC.
The UPSC has made online registration for civil services exam compulsory. Candidates are required to apply Online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website. Brief Instructions for filling up the "Online Application Form" given in Appendix-II. Please do your online registration and fill your online application soon after the notification of the Civil Service exam. This will help you to avoid last minute hiccups.
The online Applications link for the 2017 Civil Service exam is waiting for notification. It will be enabled on the opening day and disabled on last date of filling up of application form.
The eligible candidates are issued an e-Admission Certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e Admission Certificate will be made available on the UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] and that can be downloaded by the candidates. The UPSC no more sends Admission Certificate by post.