UPSC 2018 Notification : Optional Stays , You can Fill From From today onward

Fill your form as soon as possible to get better center , for example you you are among first fee in delhi you will get dholpur house for prelims , which eliminates the fear of getting a badly equipped center .

There is no visible change in the notification
No Syllabus Change

No change in Age-Attempt limit

  • It is same as last year.  Minimum age is 21 years.
  • Age is counted on 1st August of 2018. i.e. you must not be born later than 1st August 1997.
  • Candidate already in IAS or Indian foreign service (IFS)- not eligible to appear.
Category Maximum Age Attempt
General 32 6 [must not be born before 2nd August 1986]
OBC 32+3=35 9
SC/ST 32+5=37 till upper age
Physically disabled (Blind, Deaf-mute, Orthopedic) 32+10=42
  • if general then 9
  • OBC then 9
  • SC/ST- then upper age
J&K domicile 32+5=37 depending on above categories (Gen, OBC, SC/ST, PH)
Disabled serviceman discharged from duty 32+3=35 same as above
Ex-serviceman with five years duty
* specific condition on page2 of notification
32+5=37 same as above

Keep a few things prepared beforehand while filling the application
Keep your image dimention ready
Signature 140 x 110 pixel in JPG format , Not in JPEG
Photo 110 x 140 Pixel in  JPG format , Not in JPEG

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