UPSC Notfication: DAF – Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017 Released

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DAF: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017/ UPSC Civil Services (Main) Exam 2017: Detailed Application Form Released.

On Thursday, 17th of August, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Detailed Application Form (DAF) on its official website ( for candidates who have cleared the civil services preliminary examination 2017 and qualified to the Main Exam.

The successful candidates’ in the IAS preliminary exam seeking admission to the Civil Services Main Examination should apply online through the commission’s website by filling the Detailed Application Form (DAF) and uploading the scanned copies of the required documents within the last date to fill the DAF as mentioned in the UPSC Notification.

While the OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates will be required to fill the OBC proforma along with the UPSC Online Detailed Application Form.

The last date to fill the DAF online is August 31, 2017, till 6.00 PM.

The Civil Services Mains Examination is to be conducted from October 28th, 2017 till 3rd of November 2017.  The candidates will be writing the exam to fill around 980 vacancies across the country.


Details on payment procedure for Detailed Application Form (DAF)

Candidates/Applicants who choose to “Pay by Cash” mode should take a printout of the system generated “Pay-in-slip” during filling the payment mode in the Detailed Application Form and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.

The “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated on August 30, 2017, i.e. a day prior the closing date (31st August). But applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before the deactivation can deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch during the banking hours on the closing date.

Applicants who are unable to deposit the fee on the closing date i.e., during the banking hours at SBI Branch should have to choose for available Online Debit/Credit Card or internet Banking Payment Mode on the closing date i.e. August 31, 2017, before 6.00 PM.

Find below the instructions to fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF), also download the Detailed Application Form (DAF) instructions PDF/Instructions to fill UPSC mains application form PDF: