(Apply Online) UPSC (IAS) Civil Services Examinations - 2016
Candidates are required to apply Online using the website www.upscon-
line.nic.in. Salient features of the system of Online Application Form are given
Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the
above mentioned website.
Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form
containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available
in the above mentioned site through drop down menus.
The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- Rupees
One Hundred only) [excepting 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 & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State
Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/Master Credit/
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.
The Online applications(Part I and II) can be filled from 27th April, 2016
to 27th May, 2016 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled.
Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to
any unavoidable circumstances, any applicant submits multiple applications then
he/she must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all
In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be
entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted
against any other RID.
The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they
are providing their valid and active E-Mail IDs as the Commission may use
electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of
The applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and
ensure that the email addresses ending with @ nic.in are directed to their inbox
folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.
Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting
for the last date for submission of Online Applications.