IAS Apply Online 2023: Application Correction Till 28th Feb

Indian Administrative Services 2023 ( IAS )

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Registration: 14 Feb '24 - 5 Mar '24

Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on May 15, 2023 08:59 IST

IAS Applications 2024 will start in February 2024. The Commission will activate the IAS 2024 application link with the release of an official notification. The Commission will release the IAS 2024 application dates in May. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will soon release the UPSC exam calendar 2024, mentioning the IAS 2024 application dates, in May. The candidates will get 20 days to fill out the IAS applications online at the official website of the Commission -upsc.gov.in. The candidates will be required to read and understand the eligibility conditions mentioned in the official notification.

IAS applications 2023 were closed online on February 21 after its activation on February 1. The IAS 2023 applications were activated online on February 1 with the release of official notification. The Union Public Service Commission provided 20 days for filling out the IAS applications 2023. The candidates were required to fill out the IAS form 2023 online only through the IAS apply online link activated under the candidate's login. This year, the candidates were required to read the official notification to ascertain that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions. The candidates should read the official IAS 2023 notification before filling the applications because all the instructions related to the IAS applications were mentioned in the official notification. IAS 2023 exam was conducted on May 28.

IAS notification 2023 served as a ready reckoned for the candidates to know all the details for the IAS applications. The Commission has recently started the one-time registration for the candidates. This ended the redundant process of each time registration for the exam. To fill UPSC IAS application form 2023, it was mandatory to complete the one-time registration process first. The application form was released to fill up a total of 1,105 vacancies. Read below to know the steps to fill UPSC IAS application form 2023.

How to Register for IAS Exam 2023?

The UPSC IAS 2023 registration can be filled out anytime. The candidates can see here the steps to register for IAS exam.

  • Visit the official website of UPSC- upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on the Exam Notifications tab.
  • Click on Apply Online link.
  • Click on the link available for Civil Services Part-I registration.
  • Read the application form instructions carefully and click on Yes.

Fill in all basic information in the UPSC registration form:

Name Date of birth
Category Gender
Email ID Contact number
Permanent address Marital status
Parents' names Community
Educational Qualification -

Once all the details are filled in, click on Continue. Check all details in the online form carefully and click on Submit.

IAS 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IAS 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

14 Feb '24 -

5 Mar '24

IAS 2024 Application Dates

May '24

IAS Prelims Admit Card 2024 Issue Date


26 May '24

IAS Prelims 2024 Exam Date

20 Sep '24 -

29 Sep '24

IAS Main 20234 Exam Date

DatesPast Exam Dates

15 Sep '23 -

24 Sep '23

IAS Main 2023 Exam Date

28 May '23

IAS Prelims 2023 Exam Date

May '23

IAS Prelims Admit Card 2023 Issue Date

What was the Image Specification for IAS Application 2023?

The candidates should read the official notification to get the specification mentioned for the scanned images for the IAS application 2023. The specification for the images (to be uploaded) is summarised below:

Document Dimensions Format, Size & Bit Depth

Minimum: 350 pixels (Width) X 350 pixels (Height)

Maximum: 1000 pixels (Width) X 1000 pixels (Height)

Format: JPG

Size: 20 KB - 300 KB

Bit Depth: 24 


Minimum: 350 pixels (Width) X 350 pixels (Height)

Maximum: 1000 pixels (Width) X 1000 pixels (Height)

Format: JPG

Size: 20 KB - 300 KB

Bit Depth: 24 

Photo ID card NA

Format: PDF

Size: 20 KB - 300 KB

Bit Depth: NA

The candidates should adhere to the above specification or else the image will not be uploaded. 

IAS Application Video

The candidates can see here the process for filling in the IAS application at the official website.

How to Fill IAS Form 2023?

The candidates can see here the steps to fill out the IAS Form 2023 online.

Most of the details of the IAS application were auto-filled in the UPSC IAS application (through the UPSC registration form). 

Step 1: Pay IAS application fee online (through SBI Net Banking/ debit card/ credit card) or offline (by cash through SBI bank challan) mode.

Step 2: Upload scanned images of photograph, signature and photo ID card as per the specifications mentioned below:

Step 3: Enter the following information in the Civil Services(IAS) online application form:

Application fee payment details (except for fee exempted candidates) Selection of examination centre

Step 4: Click on the 'I Agree' button after reading the declaration.

Step 5: On clicking the button, a page with a registration number will be generated. Note down the registration number or take a printout of the page.

How to Pay IAS 2023 application fee?

Candidates can pay IAS Exam application fee in online or offline mode.

  • Online mode: Candidates can make online payment of application fee via Visa/ Master/ RuPay credit/ debit card or internet banking of SBI.
  • Offline mode: Candidates can make offline payment of application fee by paying cash at any branch of SBI. Regarding the same, the official website states, “Applicants who opt for ‘Pay by Cash’ mode should print the system generated pay-in-slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.” Candidates must note that the ‘Pay by Cash’ mode will be deactivated one day before the application process closes. However, candidates who have generated their pay-in-slip before the process is deactivated can make the payment at any SBI branch during banking hours on the closing date.  

IAS Application Fee

Category Preliminary Exam Fee Mains Exam Fee

General/ OBC

INR 100

INR 200

Females/ SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability



Fill IAS Exam Part-II Application Form

To proceed for part-II registration, candidates need to click on the Click Here for Part II link present on the official website of UPSC. On clicking the link, a new page will open wherein candidates need to enter their registration ID as well as their date of birth and click on the Submit button. On clicking the button, Civil Services (IAS) Exam Part-II application form will appear on the screen. Candidates need to enter all asked details and click on the Submit button. It completes the IAS application online.

See Here: How to prepare for IAS exam?

How to Withdraw IAS Application 2023?

In the official notification, the Commission mentioned that the candidates will not be allowed to withdraw the IAS 2023 applications. Let us see whether the Commission provides such a facility in 2024 or not. In previous years, the candidates could withdraw their IAS exam application by following the steps given below: 

  • Visit the official website - upsc.gov.in
  • Click on the What's new section
  • Go to the Withdrawal of Application: Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination
  • On the new screen, click on the link given for withdrawal
  • Again click on the Application withdrawal link given in the right corner
  • Read the instructions and click on the Yes button 
  • Enter your registration-id and press continue
  • Enter the following details:
    • Name
    • Gender
    • Date of Birth
    • Fathers Name
    • Mothers Name
    • Mobile Number
    • e-mail id

And select the option for the withdrawal of the application and press agree.

In the above manner, the candidates can withdraw their IAS application.

Note: Candidates have to fill out separate application forms for IAS Preliminary and Mains exams. Also, the official website informs, “In case of any guidance/ information/ clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate C of its campus in person or over telephone number 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.”

Also Read:

IAS 2023 notification

UPSC Civil Service 2023 Application Form

IAS Form 2023 FAQs

Q: How many vacancies were there in IAS 2023?

A: The number of IAS 2023 vacancies is 1,105. The official IAS 2023 notification was released and the number of vacancies were more than expected. The last date to apply for the IAS 2023 exam was February 21. There were 1022 vacancies in the IAS 2022 exam. The candidates can see here the detailed break-up of IAS vacancies.

Q: How many attempts are there for IAS?

A: The number of attempts differs from category to category. The number of attempts in the IAS exam for the general category candidate is six only within his or her age limit. The OBC candidates can appear in the IAS exam nine times. The SC and ST categories can appear till the age limit permits. The above information can be summarised as below:

Category Number of Attempts (Allowed)
General/Economically Weaker Section(EWS) 6
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 9
SC/ST Till the age limit
Person with Disabilities (PwD) Till the age limit

Q:   How the candidates could have applied for UPSC IAS 2023 Exam?

Q:   When did the IAS 2023 Application Close?

Q:   Which degree is best suited to apply for the IAS exam 2024?

Q:   When can the candidate apply for IAS Exam?

Q:   What was the application fee for the IAS 2023?

Q:   What is the age limit to appear for IAS exam?

Q:   What is the process and criteria to apply for IAS exam after 12th?

Q:   When will IAS 2024 application start?

Q:   What was the last date to apply for the IAS 2023 Exam?

Q:   What age relaxation is provided to different categories to fill the IAS 2023 application?

Q:   From which date the age is counted for the eligibility of UPSC IAS, 2023? Is it July 1st or August 1st?

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The IAS main result 2023 will be released online on very soon. The Union Public Service Commission will release the names and the roll numbers of the candidates qualified for the candidates. The UPSC will conduct the IAS 2023 interviews from February to May and the final result is expected in May.



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Answered 2 months ago

There are three stages in the IAS selection process namely

  1. IAS prelims
  2. IAS main (written) 
  3. IAS main (personaity test)

The IAS 2024 notification was released online on February 14 and the last date to apply for the exam will be March 4.

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Answered 2 months ago

IAS selection process takes more than one year to complete. The official IAS notification is released in February and the final result is declared in May-June next year. The Commission conduct the exam in offline mode and the candidates are required to appear and clear all the stages of IAS selectio


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Indian Citizen: The candidate must be a citizen of India. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for All India Services.

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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) annually. The CSE is also known as the IAS (Indian Administrative Service) exam. The CSE is a common exam that recruits candidates for about 24 top government services, including IAS, IPS, IFS, and IRS.

The CSE i


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The Union Public Service Commission is expected to release the IAS main result 2023 either in December or in January 2024. The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the IAS Main 2023 exam till September 23. The IAS main exam will be conducted at the designated exam centres only. The candidate


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