UPSC Latest Notification 2019: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

UPSC will put out the notification on the web page for all those who are seeking the application process to get through the Civil Services Examination.

By knowing various steps taking to complete all procedure of exam, aspirants can be well-versed with the exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

In accordance with latest UPSC notification 2019, registrations will initiate from next February 2019 and anticipated to be ended by March.

The UPSC Prelims exam will be organized in June 2019 and the Mains in October 2019.

The concluding result is prepared to be out by January 2019.

The personality test is expected to be conducted in March 2019.

All the UPSC IAS Aspirants who are preparing for the UPSC Prelims and Mains 2019 will be required to get the complete details like the important UPSC Exam Dates, UPSC registration and UPSC fee details, for this year.

Consistent with the UPSC Notification 2019, subsequent stages will be reckoned intended for final selection.

Only UPSC Mains exam and Interview marks will be taken in to account for final selection list.

Events Dates (Tentative)
UPSC Civil Services Notification 2018 Release Date 7th Feb 2019
Starting Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form 7th Feb 2019
Last Date to Submit UPSC Civil Services Online Form 2018 6th March 2018
UPSC IAS 2018 Preliminary Exam Date 3rd June 2018
Civil Services / IAS 2018 Main Examination Date 28th September 2018

UPSC Pattern 


UPSC which is also termed as IAS exam is authorized by Union Public Service Commission for selecting a vast number of students for Civil Services Officers, every year. The Exam will be held in three phases-

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test

Preliminary Exam- This exam will be consisting of objective type questions with designated with total 100 marks. The Prelims exam. It is considered as the initial step level you need to clear, to be eligible for the Mains exam. It will be conducted on 3rd June 2018, this year.

Mains Exam (Descriptive Type)- The UPSC Mains exam will contain descriptive concept. Students who have participated in the Prelims exam will be considered for Mains exam. UPSC Mains will be arranged in October 2019.

Personal Interview (275 Marks)- The personal interview is called as IAS interview which generally is the final stage for UPSC Recruitment. It is usually led by the start of March.

Before you proceed with your UPSC Preparation 2019, make sure to be familiar with the UPSC eligibility criteria.

Category Age limit (up to)
Open Category 32
OBC 35
SC/ST 37
PH 42

Number of Attempts for UPSC 2019 Exam 


Category No. of Attempts
Open Category 6 times
OBC 9 times
SC/ST No limit

UPSC 2019 Application Process 


The applicants will be required to submit the fee that is Rs.100 for general category and those who are SC/ST/PWD/Female applicants will not need to pay any fee. Candidates will need to fill in the Application Fee by any means-

Online Payment- Applicants opting for online will need to submit the required amount with the use of net banking of SBI branches in India or Visa card/ credit card or debit card.

Offline Payment– Aspirants who are opting for the offline process can pay the fee at any branch of SBI in India. It will be mandatory to provide the challan while registration.