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IAS Application Form 2019-20 UPSC Civil Service (Prelims) Registration

IAS Application Form

IAS Exam is also known as Indian Administrative Service, a national level competition exam conducted by UPSC annually to select eligible Indians. Regarding this, IAS Application Form has been released by Union Public Service Commission. The application procedure of Civil services examination is divided into 2 Parts- Part I & Part II.

To confirm candidature, applicants must have completed both parts of application procedure successfully. Candidates who want to attend UPSC Civil Service (Prelims) need to fill registration form from here between 19-02-2019 to 18-03-2019.

Through UPSC IAS Civil Service Exam, organization will selects candidates for civil services like IPS, IFS (Foreign), IAS, IRS, IDAS, CAPF-AF and others. Nearly 2 lac candidates appear for the Civil Services Examinations each year.

UPSC Civil Service Exam Dates!!!

IAS Prelims Exam will be conducted on 02-06-2019 and Main Exam will be conducted on 20-09-2019. Read all the instructions carefully before applying against UPSC IAS Preliminary Examination 2019.

For more details about IAS Application Form 2019-2020, take a look of below page tailored by team members of www.recruitmentinboxx.com Get process to fill UPSC Civil Service Online Application Form from here.

IAS Application Form

Highlights of IAS Exam

Exam NameCivil Services Examination
Exam LevelNational
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Official Websitewww.upsconline.nic.in
Exam PeriodicityYearly
Exam ModeOffline (Pen-Paper Mode)
Expected RegistrationApprox. 3 lakh
No. of VacanciesNearly 700

How to Fill UPSC IAS Online Application Form?

Before filling online application form, applicants are advised to check the eligibility criteria. If they fulfill the eligibility criteria, then you have to follow the given instructions to fill IAS Prelims Application Form:

  • To IAS Apply Online, candidates first visit the official site that is upsconline.nic.in
  • Then on home page, select and hit “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link to fill IAS Application Form.
  • Then choose the appropriate link and hit on “Part I Registration” link to fill IAS Application Form.

UPSC IAS Part I Registration:

  • Now applicants will have to fill basic information in IAS Online Registration Form.
  • On submission of details, applicants will be prompted to check the details provided in IAS Application Form and make correction.
  • Before going to UPSC IAS Registration, applicants must have scanned photograph.
  • Then fill IAS Online Form with all required details.
  • Then pay UPSC IAS Online Form fee online though SBI net banking or cash through SBI bank challan or through credit card/debit card.
  • Submit the UPSC IAS Application Form fee and then again revisit the site for part two registration.

UPSC IAS Part II Registration:

    • Complete the Part-II registration by filling the other details in IAS Application Form.
    • On successful completion of your complete UPSC Civil Service Online Form, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.
    • In case email is not received by you please check / ensure that submission of Part-II IAS Application Form has been made by you.
    • Upload the scan copy of essential documents such as passport size photograph and signature along with IAS Online Application Form.
    • Check UPSC Civil Service Application Form at once and press on “Submit” button for final confirmation.
    • At last, take a print out of system generated UPSC IAS Application Form for further references.

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IAS Application Fee:

    • Candidates who are filling IAS Application Form 2019 are required to pay sum of Rs. 200/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using Net Banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master/RuPayCredit/Debit card.
    • Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates: Exempted from paying fee.

Press Here For PART I  (भाग– I के लिए यहां क्लिक करें)

Press Here Here For Part II (भाग– II के लिए यहां क्लिक करें)

IAS Eligibility Criteria 2019:


  • For IAS and IPS, applicants must be a citizen of India.
  • Other services require candidates to be either,
  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 to settle permanently.
  • An Indian origin migrant from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam who came to permanently settle in India.

IAS Qualification:

Applying applicants must have completed graduate degree in relevant field from a government recognized college or university or its equivalent against IAS Recruitment.

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IAS Age Limit:

The age limit of applying candidates against UPSC IAS Recruitment 2019 should be between 21 years to 32 years and age relaxation will be given to reserved category applicants.

CategoryUpper Age Limit Against IAS Vacancy
General32 Years
OBC35 Years
SC/ST37 Years
PWD42 Years
J & K DomicileGEN=37 Year, OBC= 40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year, PH=50 Year
Disabled servicemen.GEN=37 Year, OBC=40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year.

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Number of Attempts for UPSC Civil Services/ IAS Exam:

CategoryNo. of Attempts against IAS Vacancies
Open Category6 times
OBC9 times
SC/STNo limit

IAS Selection Procedure:

The selection for Indian Administrative Services will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in pre exam, mains exam and personal interview. Individuals need to come along with their original documents at the time of personal interview round.

The Exam Pattern For IAS 2019 Is Given In The Table Below:

MediumBilingual (English and Hindi)
Number of qualifying papers2
Total weightage400 Marks (200 each)
Type of questionsObjective
Negative marking for each
incorrect answer
one-third (0.33)
Duration of exam2 Hours per Paper
MediumBilingual (English and Hindi)
Number of qualifying papers7
Total weightage1750 Marks
Type of questionsBoth Objective and Subjective
Negative marking for each incorrect answerone-third (only for objective type questions)
Duration of exam3 Hours per Paper

IAS 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern:

Name of the paperNo. of questions/
Maximum Marks
General Studies Paper I100/200
General Studies paper II80/200

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IAS 2019 Mains Exam Pattern:

Qualifying Papers:

    • Paper I- (one Indian language to be selected from the languages included in eighth schedule of the constitution) 300 marks
    • Paper II- (English Language) 300 marks

Papers to be counted on merits

SubjectMaximum Marks
Paper-A: Modern Indian Language skills300
Paper-B: English Language skills300
Paper-1: Essay Writing250
Paper-2: General Studies-I250
Paper-3: General Studies-II250
Paper-4: General Studies-III250
Paper-5: General Studies-IV250
Paper-6: Optional Subject Paper-1250
Paper-7: Optional Subject Paper-2250
Sub-Total Marks1750
Total Marks2025

UPSC IAS Exam Centres for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

CuttackKozhikode (Calicut)
GayaNavi Mumbai
Gautam Buddh NagarSiliguri
Panaji (Goa)Srinagar
Port BlairThiruvananthapuram
Gautam Buddh Nagar

UPSC IAS Exam Centres for Civil Services Mains Exam

AllahabadDispur (Guwahati)

IAS Syllabus:

To crack Union Public Service Commission IAS 2019 exam, one should need to prepare from previous year question papers and syllabus. You are required to hit on the available link to download IAS Syllabus.

IAS Important Dates:

EventsImportant Dates
IAS Recruitment
Advertisement Releasing  Date
UPSC IAS Examination Online
Registration Starting Date
Last Date to Fill IAS Application Form18-03-2019
IAS Pre Exam Date02-06-2019
IAS Mains Exam Date20-09-2019 (5 days)
Declaration of final resultJanuary 2020

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Posts Offered through IAS:

Group A Services
Indian Administrative ServiceIndian Post and Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service
Indian Audit and Accounts ServiceIndian Postal Service
Indian Civil Accounts ServiceIndian Railway Accounts Service
Indian Corporate Law ServiceIndian Railway Personnel Service
Indian Defence Accounts ServiceIndian Railway Traffic Service
Indian Defence Estates ServiceIndian Revenue Service (Custom and Central Excise)
Indian Foreign ServiceIndian Revenue Service (Income Tax)
Indian Information Service (Junior Grade)Indian Trade Service (Gr. III)
Indian Ordnance Factories Service (Assistant Works Manager, Administration)Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force
Indian Police Service
Group B Services
Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (Section Officer’s Grade)Pondicherry Civil Service
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil ServicesPondicherry Police Service
Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Services

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Preparation Books for IAS Exam 2019:

Book TitleAuthor/Publication
History Of Modern India (History)Bipan Chandra
India’s Struggle For Independence (History)Bipan Chandra
India’s Ancient Past (History)R.S. Sharma
History Of Medieval India (History)Satish Chandra
A New Look at Modern Indian HistoryBL Grover
The Wonder That Was India (Culture)A.L. Bhasham
Indian Art and Culture (Culture)Nitin Singhania
Our ParliamentSubash Kashyap
Geography of India (Geography)Majid Husain
Oxford School Atlas (Geography)Oxford
Science and TechnologyTMH
CSAT Book Cracking the CSAT Paper-2Arihant
Certificate Physical and Human Geography (Geography)Goh Cheng Leong
Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations (Polity)M. Laxmikanth
Indian Economy (Economy)Ramesh Singh
Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure (Environment)Rajagopalan
A History of Modern WorldRanjan Chakravarti
Environment for Civil Services Prelims and Mains (Environment)Khuller
Facets of Indian CultureSpectrum
Indian ConstitutionPM Bakshi
Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal

IAS 2019 Expected Cut off for different categories is tabulated below:

PH 1101-170
PH 289-120
PH 360-125
PH 1550-615
PH 2550-630
PH 3450-515


PH 1800-820
PH 2780-835
PH 3690-726

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