Delhi Institute for Administrative services

India’s Leading Institute for Civil Services Examinations

About UPSC Civil Services

Indian Civil Services which include the top services e.g. the IAS , IPS and IFS, is the dream career for millions of aspirants from all over the country.

Civil Services work as the backbone of the administrative machinery of the country . Indian Administrative Services (IAS). Indian Police Services (IPS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS) are three of the most preferred services.

In order to get selected into these coveted services, candidates have to appear in the Civil Services Exam (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and should clear a three-phase selection process. The three phases are the Civil Services Preliminary Exam (Prelims), Civil Services (Main) Examination (Mains) and the Personality Test (Interview).

As per the official UPSC Exam Calendar, Civil Services Preliminary Exam is conducted in the months of May or June and the Main Examination is held after 3-4 months.

  • Candidates are required to apply online on the official website of UPSC (
  • Candidates need to complete the online application form containing two stages viz. Part- I and Part – II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned website.
  • The candidates are required to pay a fee of 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only) [except SC/ST/Female/ Person with Benchmark Disability candidates who are exempted from payment of fee ] wither by depositing the money in any branch of State Bank of India by cash. Or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using any Visa / Master / RuPay Credit / Debit Card.
  • Before filling up the online application form, 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.
  • Application should avoid submitting multiple applications, the application with higher Registration ID will be considered by the commission.
  • 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 in order to contact them at different stages of examination process.