UPSC IAS Notification 2019 PDF – Online Application, Eligibility Criteria

UPSC IAS Notification 2019 PDF – Online Application, Eligibility Criteria | UPSC IAS IFS Notification or Recruitment

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification for IAS exam 2019. Candidates can visit on the website or to register online.

This year, total 896 vacancies has been released. Minimum age to apply should be 21 years and maximum age should be 32 years as on 1st August 2019. Candidates who have not born before 2 Aug 1987 and not after 1st Aug 1998. Applicant must have a degree from an affiliated university to join in civil services. Last date to apply is 18th Mar 2019.

Events Date
Start Date of Online Application 19th Feb 2019
Last Date to Apply for Online Application 18th Mar 2019
Admit Card for IAS Exam 1st Week of May 2019
UPSC Civil Services and IFS Preliminary Exam Date 2nd Jun 2019
Result of Prelim Exam (Tentatively) Aug 2019
Civil Service Main Exam Date 20th Sep 2019
Result Date of Main Exam (Tentatively) Dec 2019

UPSC Civil Service examination is usually happen in 3 parts. First examination is Preliminary exam and after that UPSC conduct the Main exam. Only after qualifying in both exams, candidates is generally called for the interview.

UPSC IAS Prelim Exam Details

Two Papers (General Study Paper 1 and General Study Paper 2) is conducted in prelim examination for 400 marks. MCQ questions has been asked in this exams. Negative marking is also exist in exam. For one wrong question, 1/3rd marks of question has deducted from the total marks. This is only qualifying exam to get the chance for sitting in main exam.

UPSC IAS Main Exam Details

Civil Service Main Exam has 1750 scoring marks. In this, subject based questions have been asked.

UPSC IAS Interview

Interview is conducted for 275 marks. Candidate gets the posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS etc on the basis of ranking after clearing the interview.

UPSC Prelims Exam Important Instructions

Candidates must know some instructions before applying for the exam.

UPSC Exam Maximum Attempts Category Wise

Each aspirants is permitted to attempt six time prelim exams only. Number of attempts are also relaxable for some category. If you have applied for the prelim exam, but you didn’t go for giving the exam, so that count will not be added in total. Only those counts will be counted after attempting exam only.

Category for IAS Exam No. of Attempts
General 6
SC/ST Unlimited

UPSC IAS Age Limit Category Wise

Category Upper Age Limit
General 32 Years
OBC 35 Years
SC/ST 37 Years
Defense Service Personnel Disabled (PD) during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area 35
Ex Servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years Military Services 37
Blind, Deaf-mute, Orthopaedically handicapped person (Gen Category) 42
OBC + Ex Servicemen 42

UPSC IAS Exam Date

2 June 2019 is the Prelim Exam Date for UPSC IAS.

UPSC Civil Services IAS & IFoS Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for UPSC IAS, IFS (Indian Forest Service) before filling the application form.

UPSC Civil Services IAS Education Qualification

Any Degree from any affiliated university or posses an equivalent qualification. Final year student can also apply.

UPSC IAS Age limit

Minimum – 21 Years and Maximum – 32 Years

How to Apply For UPSC IAS Exam?

Candidate must note down below points while applying for UPSC IAS Application form.

1. Visit to the official website of UPSC

IAS Application 2019

2. Start Part-1 Registration – Click on link Part-1. Enter Personal details like Name, Gender, Category, Nationality, Education Qualification, Present Address, Photo Id Proof etc. Fields marked as red are necessary to fill. No changes will be allowed once submitted the application. So fill it carefully.

IAS Application 2019 Part 1 Registration

3. Candidates need to confirm whether they are applicable for age relaxation.

IAS Application Form Details

4. Fills – Centres for Civil Service (Main) and Indian Forest Service IFS (Main) exam, optional subject to be selected for exam, medium of exam, language.

IAS Application Form Age Relaxation

5. Generate the registration number. Select the checkbox ‘I agree’ and then the registration number will be generated.

6. Start Part-2 RegistrationApplication will be incomplete without part-2 registration. So click on second part link. Enter Registration number generated, DOB.

IAS Application Part 2 Registration

7. Upload scanned photograph, signature, photo identity proof document, selection of exam centre, selection of payment.

IAS Application Form Id Proof Doc Upload

8. Only General category candidates will pay Application fee of amount 100 Rupees. Other category are exempted for payment to pay but complete all application.

UPSC IAS Exam Application Fees

Category Fees
General and OBC (Male) Rs. 100
Female Candidates (All) Nil
SC/ ST/ Physically Challenged Nil

Photograph & Signature : JPG format,  20KB < Image Size > 300 KB, resolution 350 pixels (Width) X 350 pixels (Height) minimum , 1000 pixels (Width) X 1000 pixels (Height) maximum and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.

Photo Id Proof Document : PDF format only, 20 KB < Document Size > 300 KB

9. Aspirant has admitted to the Main Examination will be required to pay a further fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two hundreds only).

UPSC IAS Application Fee Mode

Online Mode – SBI Net banking or by cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card.

Offline Mode – Please pay fee in cash, candidate should take printout of challan generated online after completion of registration. Candidate may go to nearest SBI branch for depositing fee after 24 hours of generation of challan. “Pay by cash” mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 17th March, 2019

UPSC IAS Exam Centre Location

Decides exam centre carefully where you can able to go.

IAS Application Main Exam Centre

UPSC IAS Prelim Exam Centre


UPSC Civil Service IAS Main Exam Centre


10. Check your all details or preview your application details. If every details seems correct, Final submit the application.

UPSC IAS Notification 2019 PDF Downoad

Candidates can download the UPSC IAS Notification pdf by clicking on below link.

From UPSC website (Download or View)

From AffairsGuru Website (Download or View)

All the best for your upcoming exam!

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