IAS Application Form 2021 | Steps To Fill The Application Form

IAS Application Form

IAS Application Form 2021: All the candidates applying for the UPSC IAS Exam 2021 must fill the IAS Application Form 2021. The IAS application 2021 was delayed because of the pending case related to an extra attempt in the Supreme Court of India. If you are applying for the IAS exam 2021, you must know all about the application form.

To know about the IAS Application Form 2021 in detail, read the complete blog.

How To Apply For The IAS Application Form 2021 

There are 2 parts to the IAS Application process.

Part 1 – For new registration.

Visit the UPSC Official Website, i.e., upsconline.nic.in
Open the Exam Notifications tab.
Click on the Apply link.
Open the link available for Civil Services Part-I registration.
Before clicking on Yes, read all the instructions of the application form carefully.

Civil Services (IAS) Part-II Registration

Step 1 – You can pay the IAS application fee online (through SBI Net Banking/ debit card/ credit card) or offline (by cash through SBI bank challan) mode.

Category IAS Exam Application Fee
Female/ SC/ ST/ PwBD Nil
All other candidates

Rs 100

Step 2 – Upload scanned photographs and signatures and photo ID card.

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

Step 3 – Enter details like Application fee payment details (except for fee exempted candidates) and Selection of examination centre in your application form.

Step 4 – Read the declaration and click on “I Agree” button.

Step 5 – A page with a registration number will be generated. Take print-outs of your application form. 

Mode To Pay Application Fee

There are 2 modes of paying the application fee:

  • Online mode: You can make online payment of application fee via Visa/ Master/ RuPay credit/ debit card or internet banking of SBI.
  • Offline mode: You can make offline payment of application fee by paying cash at any branch of SBI. ‘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 Form 2021 | Application Fee


Preliminary Exam Fee

Mains Exam Fee

General/ OBC

Rs 100

Rs 200

Females/ SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability



IAS Application Form 2021 | Specifications Of Documents


File Size


3 KB – 40 KB


1 KB – 40 KB

 IAS Exam Part-II Application Form 

  • For filling the second part of the IAS Application Form 2021, click on the Click Here for Part II link present on the official website of UPSC. 
  • A new page will open wherein candidates need to enter their registration ID as well as the date of birth and click on the Submit button.
  • Civil Services Exam Part-II application form will appear on the screen. 
  • Before clicking on the submit button, enter all the necessary details.

How To Withdraw The IAS Application Form 2021

  1. Visit the UPSC Official Website.
  2. Open the What’s New Section.
  3. Go to the Withdrawal of Application.
  4. Click on the link given for withdrawal.
  5. Click on the Application withdrawal link given at the right corner.
  6. Before clicking on the Yes button, read all the instructions.
  7. Enter your registration-id and press continue.
  8. Enter the following details:
    • Name
    • Gender
    • Date of Birth
    • Fathers Name
    • Mothers Name
    • Mobile Number
    • e-mail id
  9. Select the option for the withdrawal of the application and click on agree.

This is the complete blog on IAS Application form 2021. To know more about the UPSC IAS Exam 2021, ask in the comments.

FAQs on IAS Application Form 2021

How many parts are there in the IAS Application process?

There are 2 parts to the IAS Application process.

How to withdraw the IAS Application Form 2021?

You can find the steps to withdraw your application form by following the steps mentioned above.

What is the application fee for IAS Primary Exam for the General category?

IT is INR 100.

What is the application fee for IAS Main Exam for the General category?

IT is INR 200.

What is the UPSC Official Website?

https://www.upsc.gov.in/ is the UPSC OFficial Website.

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