INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING ONLINE
APPLICATION FOR CDS-II EXAMINATION 2010
1. Log on to
http://www.upsconline.nic.in/ to access the home page of the ‘ONLINE
2.Before filling up the form candidates are advised to
carefully go through the
Notification No 08/2010-CDS-II
] published in the
Employment News dated 17.04.2010 excerpts of which are also available in the
‘Examination Notice’ submenu of the
[‘Guidelines to the Candidates’] menu.
3. Place the mouse over the “Examination” menu. The link
would display a set of two options namely ‘PART-I Registration’ and ‘PART-II
4.Clicking on ‘PART-I Registration’ link would take you to
the list of all the active examinations, where you can select to apply for
any of the listed examination by clicking on the link ‘Click Here’ against
5.Clicking on ‘PART-II Registration’ would take you to the
second part of the online application, which we will discuss and follow
later in these instructions.
6. When the candidate clicks on Click Here link for the
particular examination (as indicated in step 4) he will be redirected to a
new page for entering into PART-I Registration of Online Application.
7.Click on the Continue button to proceed for the PART-I
Registration. Clicking on “Continue” button opens-up a fresh blank form for
the PART-I Registration. The Part-I Registration process is FURTHER divided
into 5 (FIVE) pages in which the candidates have to fill in the information,
particulars and details asked for. Fields with red STAR (*) marks are
mandatory and essential to be filled in by the candidate. Below every field
clear instructions for filling up are written which should be carefully read
and strictly followed by the candidates while filling up the form.
information asked are as follows:-
Here the system inter-alia asks for Candidate”s Personal
Information including “Name”, “DOB”, “Father”s name”, “Mother”s name”,
“Address” and category, “Community the candidate belongs to (General, OBC,
SC, ST), whether “Fee Remission” is claimed etc. Instructions are given
below each field, which may be read carefully and followed strictly.
[Candidates may note that Female, SC and ST, candidates are
not required to pay fee. When the candidates choose ST or SC in ‘Community’
field; or Female in the ‘SEX’ field, ‘YES’ response is indicated in the ‘fee
remission claimed’ field by default which they are not required to change.
These candidates will not be taken through the ‘fee payment details page’
where the candidates are supposed to fill in the Payment Details while
filling up Part-II of the Online Application.]
‘Continue’ button at bottom of the page to go to the
Here the system asks for “claiming age Relaxation” and the
“Examination Centre” the candidate wishes to appear from. Please note that
the only option available to candidate is default ‘no’, so the candidates
who have NCC ‘C’ certificate holders (Naval Wing) need not worry and they
can proceed further by only choosing the examination centre from which they
wish to appear and proceed further for the next page where they can choose
the ‘Whether having/likely to have NCC 'C' Certificate Sr. Division:’ option
and select ‘navy’ and they will be automatically provided with 2 years age
relaxation in� upper age limit. The candidate is to select a centre from the
drop down menu. (Candidates are advised to refer to the Notification No.
08/2010-CDS-II published in the Employment News dated 17.4.2010).
‘Continue’ button at bottom of the page to go to the
On this page Information about preferences for ‘IMA’ NA’ ‘AFA’
and ‘OTA ‘is to be given. The preferences are to be given using numbers
0/1/2/3/4. You have to enter at least one preference.
Since Female candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should indicate
OTA as the only preference.
On this page you are also required to indicate your marital status,
whether you have or are likely to have NCC ‘C’ certificate (Sr. Division)
and whether you are serving in the armed forces.
Please note that the candidates who are serving in the Armed Forces are
required to submit their application by Offline mode only using the common
application form and which is to be forwarded through their commanding
officers to the commission.
‘Continue’ button at bottom of the page to go to the fourth
Here the system displays all the information provided by the
candidate in the application form for verification. “Update” button is also
provided therein at the bottom of the Online Application details to move
back and make any correction in the information filled in. The candidates
are advised to check the filled in details and satisfy themselves that all
information is correctly filled up. No change in information filled in by
the candidates would be allowed at any subsequent stage of the examination
At the bottom of the page there is a “Declaration” for the
candidates. Candidates are advised to go through the contents of the
Declaration carefully. Candidate has the option to either agree or disagree
with the contents of Declaration by clicking on “I Agree” or “I Do Not
Agree” buttons. In case the candidate opts to disagree, the application will
be dropped and the procedure will be terminated. Accepting to agree only
will submit the candidate”s Online Application, and the Part-I data
submitted would be saved and a Registration Id generated for the candidate.
Fifth page is displayed.
Here the system Displays the system generated unique
“Registration ID” along with the essential identification information about
the candidate viz. “Name”, “Father”s Name”, “Mother”s name”, “DOB”,
“Address”, “Examination Centre” etc. opted by the candidate. The candidate
is also intimated that he has completed PART-I of the Registration of Online
Application procedure. The candidates may however note that Application
would be treated as incomplete and rejected unless accompanied with Part-II
Here [PART-I] of the Online Application procedure is completed.
A candidate has to complete the [PART-II] Registration for the successful
Online Application submission.
[ CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO TAKE A PRINT OF THIS PAGE BY
CLICKING ON THE ‘Print’ OPTION AVAILABLE BELOW NOTE-2 THEREIN. THEY WILL BE
REQUIRED TO INPUT THEIR REGISTRATION ID and DOB at subsequent stages.
CANDIDATES OPTING TO DEPOSIT FEE IN CASH ARE ADVISED TO TAKE
PRINT OF PAY-IN SLIP BY USING THE OPTION ‘Print Bank Pay-in-Slip’. Using
this pay-in slip, they can deposit the fee in cash at any branch of STATE
BANK OF INDIA. The Bank will not accept any other pay-in slip or challan
than the one printed through the ‘Print Bank Pay-in-Slip’ OPTION of this
Online Application. After receipt of cash, the Bank would stamp the
pay-in-slip and also provide a ‘TRANSACTION ID’. The candidate would have to
log in again and proceed with PART-II Registration process.
NB : FEE EXEMPTED CATEGORY CANDIDATES; CANDIDATES OPTING TO
DEPOSIT FEE THROUGH CREDIT/DEBIT CARD OR BY USING INTERNET BANKING FACILITY
OF STATE BANK OF INDIA CAN STRAIGHTAWAY PROCEED TO COMPLETE PART-II
REGISTRATION BY CLICKING ON THE LINK ‘PART-II Registration’ AT THE BOTTOM OF
Application Form for PART-II Registration
PART-II REGISTRATION COMPRISES THREE STEPS:-
1. FEE PAYMENT
2. UPLOADING OF PHOTOGRAPH AND
3. UPLOADING OF SIGNATURE
FOR FEE PAYMENT CANDIDATES HAVE THREE OPTIONS:-
1. THEY CAN PAY CASH AT ANY BRANCH OF STATE BANK OF INDIA
THROUGH THE PAY-IN-SLIP GENERATED BY THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS.
2. THEY CAN PAY ONLINE USING THE INTERNET BANKING FACILITY
OF THE STATE BANK OF INDIA IF THEY ARE STATE BANK OF INDIA CUSTOMER AND
HAVING ITS INTERNET BANKING FACILITY.
3. THEY CAN PAY ONLINE USING ANY VISA/MASTER DEBIT OR
CREDIT CARD ISSUED BY ANY BANK/INSTITUTION.
N.B. THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS DOES NOT TAKE THE FEE
EXEMPT CATEGORY CANDIDATES (i.e. Female, SC, and ST CANDIDATES) THROUGH THE
FEE PAYMENT AND FEE DETAILS SUBMISSION STEPS AND AFTER FILLING UP PART I
REGISTRATION THEY CAN STRAIGHTAWAY PROCEED TO PART-II REGISTRATION BY USING
THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF LAST PAGE OF THE PART-I REGISTRATION.
BEFORE PROCEEDING TO FILL IN
PART - II REGISTRATION CANDIDATES
1. That if paying through cash at SBI, they have paid the
requisite fee at any SBI branch and obtained TRANSACTION ID.
In the other
two online modes of payments, Transaction ID is generated and filled in
2. That they have scanned images of their photograph and
signature # in .png format, each of which should not exceed 40 KB in size.
# The candidate should scan his signature, which has been put on
white paper with Black Ink pen.
[Candidates using MSWindow/MSOffice can easily obtain photo
and signature in .png format not exceeding 40KB
by using MSPaint or MSOffice
Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature (scan at 200 dpi) in any
format can be saved in .png format by using “Save As” option in the File
menu and size can be reduced below 40KB by using crop and then resize option
(resize 110 pixels width x 140 pixels height) in the “Image” menu. Similar
options are available in other photo editor also.]
[If you have logged out after completing Part-I Registration,
go through the following steps for Part-II Registration:
Log on to
1. In the dialog box which opens up, fill in your
REGISTRATION Id and Date of Birth (DOB)
2. Press SUBMIT button.
3. A fresh page opens up indicating your Registration Id
and showing three options of payments, viz, ‘Pay by Cash’; ‘Pay by Card’ and
‘Pay by Net Banking’ each option accompanied with a radio button.
4. Click on the radio button corresponding to the choice of
your payment and then click on CONTINUE.
5. If paying by cash, fresh window opens wherein
TRANSACTION Id given by the State Bank of India and Date of Transaction is
to be filled in. The TRANSACTION Id given by the BANK is to be a
EIGHT DIGIT NUMERIC CHARACTER, which is to be filled in the Transaction-Id
Considering the All India spread of the SBI there is a
possibility of writing of Transaction ID on the Pay-in-slip by the bank
staff variously as TId - 0012121212 OR J - 0012121212 OR 0012121212 etc. if
in eight digits OR AS TId - 001212121 OR J - 001212121 OR 001212121 etc if
in seven digits. CANDIDATES ARE REQUESTED TO FILL IN ONLY THE LAST 7 OR 8
DIGITS AS THE CASE MAY BE, DROPPING OUT ANY ALPHABET, SPECIAL CHARACTER OR
PREFIXED ZEROES. In above two cases fill in Transaction Id as 12121212 OR
After filling in Transaction Id and Date of Transaction Click
CONTINUE. A fresh page opens indicating payment details filled in. After
verification Click SUBMIT. Fresh page opens intimating submission of payment
details and prompting to PROCEED to complete uploading of Photo and
6. Candidates opting to pay through Credit/Debit card or
SBI Internet Banking facility would be directed to their respective sites
and after completing payment process would be directed back intimating
payment details and prompted to PROCEED to complete uploading of Photo and
Note: If the candidate has opted for the fee remission in the PART-I
Registration these payment option and pages will not be shown to him and he
will be directed to the photograph & signature specimen uploading page.
Here the candidate is required to upload the images of recent
Photograph and Signature Specimen. Images to be uploaded should be only in
.png format of size not exceeding 40 KB each.
After uploading a fresh page shows the preview of the uploaded
images by the candidate. If the candidate is satisfied with the uploaded
images he may CONFIRM the uploading of photograph and signature by clicking
on Confirm Upload button. If by any reason uploaded images are not up to the
mark then the candidate can RELOAD these images by clicking on the Reload
Photograph and/or Reload Signature button. They can view reloaded
Photograph/signature by clicking on ‘Image refresh’ button. The software
will not save photograph and signature of the candidate unless he confirms
the upload by clicking on Confirm Upload button.
In a fresh page the candidate is intimated that his
application has been submitted successfully. This page has also a link to
view the complete application. Candidates are advised to printout his
complete application right after they complete the application process.
To view the application submitted by the candidate a link
View/Print Application is also given on the home page.
Candidates applying online need NOT send hard copy of the Online
Application filled by them online or any other
document/certificate/testimonial to the Union Public Service
Commission. However they are advised to take printout of the Online
Application and retain it for further communication with the
The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that
they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to
examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination
will be purely provisionalsubject to satisfying the prescribed
Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not
imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the
Commission. The Commission takes up verification of eligibility
conditions with reference to original documents at subsequent stages
of examination process.
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
Online Application process must be completed (including filling
up of Part-I and Part-II
of the Form) before 11:59 P.M. of 10thMay,
2010, after which the web-link will be disabled.