UPSC CSE Prelims 2024: Application Process Ends Today

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UPSC CSE Prelims 2024: Application Process Ends Today

UPSC CSE Prelims 2024: Application Process Ends Today

Candidates interested and eligible to fill the most prestigious and coveted exam of Union Public Service Commission have a last-minute chance as today, March 5, is the last date of application for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2024. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will close the application process at 6 PM. Candidates may visit the official website – to fill out the application form.

This year UPSC will conduct an exam for 1,056 administrative positions in different departments. UPSC conducts CSE to recruit group A and B level officers to key government posts for Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Services (IPS), Indian Foreign Services (IFS), and Indian Revenue Services (IRS) including several other posts.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun the application process for Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2024 from, February 14. The notification and application link will be available on

The examination will be conducted in two stages. The first one is the Preliminary Examination of Objective-type questions. The Prelims exam is to shortlist candidates for the Main Examination followed by the Personality Test (Interview).

Mentioning that to apply for UPSC Civil Services exam, candidates will have to go through a more rigorous process now. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has made substantial modifications to the application procedure for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (CSE Pre) 2024.

UPSC CSE 2024: Application Process Changes

One of the notable changes is regarding the photograph uploaded while filling out the application form.

According to the guidelines, the candidates’ photograph should not be 10 days older from the start of the online application process (February 14).

The candidates’ name and date of photograph should be clearly mentioned on the photograph.

Candidates’ face should be prominently featured occupying 3/4th of the space.

The image must be in the .jpg format with size ranging from 20 KB to 300 KB.

Another requirement is that candidate should be consistent in terms of appearance, for instance, if a candidate has uploaded an image with a beard or spectacle or Mustaches, etc he/she has to appear the same during the preliminary, mains, and personality test.