The application window for UPSC IAS 2021 examination will close on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Candidates who find themselves eligible for this examination can apply for it at upsc.gov.in.
New Delhi, 23 March 2021 – As per the announcement made by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the last date to apply for UPSC IAS 2021 examination is March 24, 2021. Candidates who aspire to appear for the examination have only one day left to submit their applications. All applications can be submitted through the official website of UPSC (upsc.gov.in).
Every year, 4 to 5 lakh students appear for this examination to get placed in government services. The UPSC conducts this examination once in a year to fill-up Group A and Group B vacancies nationwide. This year, the examination will be conducted to fill 712 vacancies.
UPSC IAS 2021– Other Important Dates
This year, the examination is scheduled to be held in June for which the application window opened in the month of March. The table given below highlights the key dates related to the UPSC IAS 2021 examination.
|Application start date||March 4, 2021|
|Application closing date||March 24, 2021|
|Last date to pay application fee (offline)||March 23, 2021|
|Last date to pay application fee (online)||March 24, 2021|
|Release of e-admit card||Three weeks before the commencement of examination|
|UPSC IAS 2021 Prelims Exam Date||June 27, 2021|
UPSC IAS 2021 – How to Apply?
Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria, can apply for this examination online through the following steps –
Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC.
Step 2: Check out the latest exam notification in the ‘What’s New’ section. A separate page of notification will open. Click on the ‘Link’ to land on to the application window.
Step 3: Complete the Part I and Part II registration process by clicking on their respective buttons. Fill in all required details.
Step 4: Upload the required documents and pay the application fee.
Step 5: Once the application fee is submitted, submit the application form online.
Note: It is important for students to finally submit the application online, else their application will not be considered.