How do I apply for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary exam?
Go to www.upsconline.nic.in and click on the link provided on the page. Once directed to the correct page choose the correct examination name and finish the registration process
I am getting a security error and unable to see the page. What can I do?
Go to the advanced settings option that comes on the error page and click proceed anyway and then install the security certificate whose link is provided on the page.
When can I apply for an exam online?
You can apply only when the official notice for the particular exam is released on paper. A pdf version of the notification is also put up on the site and detailed information is released in the forthcoming Employment News section in www.upsconline.nic.in .
Am I eligible for this exam (or) Is everyone eligible for the exam?
If you are between 21-30 years old as on the 1st of august when the exam is conducted ( or if you fall under special category as published in the employment new – eligible for age relaxation) and you have the required degree qualification you are eligible. You must have all necessary proofs that are required for applying.
Can we choose different language for writing the exam and giving the interview?
Yes you can do that.
What are the documents required to fill up the online form?
You must have a soft copy of the candidate’s photo and all necessary documents to be uploaded while filling the form.
What is the mode of payment of fee for the exam?
You can pay By Cash – State Bank of India (any branch) /credit or debit card/ SBI net banking facility.
Can we pay through any other bank?
No. you can pay online through SBI.
How can I get my admit card?
All eligible candidates get the admit card by post. In case you do not receive it download venue details from the website and reach the examination at least 2 hours prior along with a photograph for each session of the exam. Also carry a valid ID proof.
How do I know my application has been posted successfully?
You will get a unique registration number and an e-mail confirmation if you have provided one.