The online application for the UPSC exam 2021 form will soon be released. The registration page ‘apply online’ will then open.
The Civil Service Exam, conducted by the UPSC, recruits staff into India’s prestigious civil services. Candidates who pass this examination will enter services such as IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS officers, etc. The three-stage evaluation is done on an annual basis, and that starts with the UPSC Prelims.
The IAS Prelims is scheduled to be held on 27th January 2021. IAS Mains will take place from 17th September 2021 onwards. If you want to take an IAS examination, you must apply for the same examination online only via UPSC’s official website. Also, you will have to pay the fees (unless you are exempted). You will get all the important details on this post, such as applying for the IAS prelims exam, form filling instructions, the fees, important dates of the UPSC exam, and other related stuff.
Here are the dates of the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021.
The official UPSC notification 2021 was supposed to be released by 10th February 2021. But it has been delayed.
Here are the steps that candidates should follow for applying online for the UPSC civil services exam 2021.
Here are the important guidelines to be followed while filling the UPSC online application form 2021:
Candidates applying for UPSC 2021 would have to pay Rs 100 as an application fee, while candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PH categories and qualified candidates are excluded from paying the application fee. Candidates can use the online or offline mode to pay the application fee.
Offline Mode: At any branch of the State Bank of India, candidates can pay the application fee in cash. Candidates should take a print out of the challan generated system during the Part II registration process while paying the application fee through offline mode and deposit the challan (pay-in-slip) at an SBI branch on the next working day only.
‘Pay by cash’ mode will be deactivated one day before the closing date; however, candidates who have produced their pay-in-slip before it is deactivated will be able to pay at the SBI branch on the closing date during banking hours.
Online Mode: Candidates who want to pay the application fee via online mode – can pay via State Bank of India’s net banking or Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.
Note: UPSC suggests that candidates should use Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 9 and above to fill out the form.