As declared in the UPSC 2017 Notification the application form filling for UPSC 2017 has begun from February 22, 2017, and the last date of application is March 17, 2017, till 6.00PM.
While most of the candidates who have already given an attempt or more than two by now would have understood the UPSC Online filling procedures but for the first timers who are new to the UPSC Online Application Form filling for Civil Services Exam 2017, here are some important things to keep in mind while filling the online for UPSC Civil Services Exam.
If you are a first timer then it is advised to you to read the instructions carefully before filling the UPSC online application form.
Even after reading the instructions if you have missed out on some guidelines then here are 5 things which you should pay attention while filling the online application form.
Candidates will be required to complete the online application form which has two parts i.e. Part-I and Part-II as given in the below image.
While filling the Part-I in the “For which Examination you like to be considered” section shown in the below image.
Make sure to check for which examination you have chosen among the three mentioned above.
Once you fill this page of the Part-I and click on Continue button, it will take you to the next page, which is as given in the below image, where you have to choose yes or no from the drop-down claiming for age relaxation accordingly.
Once you click on the continue button,
This is the step where candidates should be careful, while filling this page, as it here they will choose the desired centre of CSM Examination, optional subject for Mains Exam i.e. Paper VI and VII, language Medium for Examination for Paper I to Paper VII for Mains Exam and the language for Compulsory Paper i.e. Paper A.
After filling all the relevant sections on this page, once candidates click on the submit button, one should note that “No changes are allowed in the particular details like the centre of Examination, optional subjects, Medium of Examination, Compulsory Indian Language. So, once you click on the continue button, all the details you have filled will come as one single form as given below in the image.
Before clicking on the submit button, go through all the details you have filled are correct and if you find any details required correction click on the “UPDATE” button as highlighted in the above image to make the necessary changes in the details provided by you.
If you find all the details entered by you are correct and good to go then enter the Captcha code and click on the submit button.
You will get the Registration ID (RID) of 11 digits as given in the below image.
To continue with the Part-II registration for payment of exam fee, selection of exam centre, uploading of Photo and Signature, click on the bottom of the page on the right-hand side, as highlighted in the above image.
The Registration ID generated on completion of Part-I Registration of the Online Application Procedure will be required for further communication with UPSC, hence advised to candidates to make note of the same. The Registration ID will also be sent to the registered mobile phone and email address given while filling the form.
The candidature of the applicants will be treated as incomplete and rejected without the completion of the Part-II Registration. Part-II Registration consists of Four Stages as given below:
1. Filling up Payment Details (except for candidates who are exempted from fee)
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs 100 [except SC/ST/female/physically handicapped candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of state bank of India/state bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/state bank of Hyderabad/state bank of Mysore/ state bank of Patiala/state bank of Travancore or by using any visa/master credit/debit card.
2. Selection of Examination Centre
The Examination Centre allotted to a candidate is first-apply-first-basis, hence candidates are advised to apply at the earliest and choose their desired examination centre.
3. Uploading of Photograph and Signature
Before start filling up of online application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 40 KB and must not be less than 3 KB in size for the photograph and 1 KB for the signature.
4. Agreeing to Declaration
To complete the Part-II Registration of the UPSC Online Application form for Civil Services IAS Exam, a candidate should click on the I Agree.