DAF Released for Civil Services Main Exam 2018 Registration – Apply Latest by 6 August

Published on : 24th July 2018    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
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UPSC has released the Detailed Application Form (DAF) for Civil Services Main Exam 2018 registration.

24th July 2018: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Detailed Application Form (DAF) for the Main Examination of Civil Services Recruitment 2018 at its official website. The registration process has started yesterday i.e. on 23rd July and will continue until 06th August 2018 (6:00 PM). Candidates who have qualified the CSE preliminary phase are required to apply for the Main exam through DAF. Here is what the official notification reads,

"The qualified candidate seeking admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination must apply online through the Commission's website (www.upsc.gov.in) by filling the Detailed Application Form (DAF) and uploading the scanned copies of the required document within the prescribed time limit so that DAF is submitted by the applicant on time."

It further states,

"However, the OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates will be required to fill the OBC Annexure along with the Detailed Application Form, online."

Steps to fill the UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2018 DAF

  • Go to the official website - http://www.upsc.gov.in/.
  • Click on “DAF: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018” link under “What’s New” section.
  • Click on ‘Click Here’ option.
  • Now click on “Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018” link.
  • The Detailed Application Form (DAF) will appear. Enter your roll number, password, and captcha to Login.
  • Complete the application form with all the details.
  • Download/take a print out of the completed application form for future references.

Application Fee

Candidates belonging to General/OBC category are required to pay ₹ 200 as application fee. However, female, Sc, ST, and PWD category candidates are exempted from fee payment. The last date to pay the application fee through offline (cash) mode is 5th August and through the online (debit/credit card or internet banking) is 6th August 2018.

The commission has also provided email support for candidates in case any issue arises while filling the application form. Contact web-upsc@nic.in for technical query and csm-upsc@nic.in for application related query.

Civil Services Main Exam 2018 E-Admit Card

The e-admit card for the Civil Services Main examination 2018 will be available at the official website 3 weeks prior the commencement of the exam. The timetable of the Main examination will also be released along with the e-admit card. The main examination will be conducted from 28th September 2018.


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