upsc cds exam application form

Candidates who are eligible for UPSC CDS 1 2017 Exam should fill online application form before 2-12-2016. The application form for UPSC CDS 1 2017 is completely online available on www.upsconline.nic.in. We are giving here brief instructions to filing up online application form.



Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

The last date to submit online application form for UPSC CDS 1 2017 exam is 2-12-2016 till 6:00 PM. The candidates are advised that apply 3 or 4 day before to avoid last day rush i.e. server crash etc.

The application form for CDS Exam can be filed in the official website of UPSC. For the purpose of registration, the authority has reserved a special portal where candidates can start their online application instantly and be done with the same in a matter of few minutes.

The only official website to fill online application form is www.upsconline.nic.in

Application Fees

For candidates Female/SC/ST – NIL

For others  – Rs. 200/-



You can deposit in any SBI branch by cash or by using net baking facility of SBI and its associate bank.

If you paid fee by cash must print the system generated Pay in-slip during part-II registration and pay fee fee on next working day only.

You must note that the pay by cash limit is up to 1-12-2016 till 11:59 PM. (las date to submit online application form is 2-12-2016). But if you print out pay in slip before its deactivation then you can deposit application fee at SBI branch during banking hours on the closing date.

If you failed to deposit fee offline on closing day then you have option to deposit online payment by debit card/credit card or internet banking payment mode.

UPSC CDS 1 2017 Application Form – Documents Required

For filling up the CDS online application form, a candidate is required to be ready with 3 essential documents as listed below:

  • A scanned copy of candidate’s signature within the file size of 1 kb to 40 kb
  • A scanned copy of candidate’s passport size photograph within the file size of 3 kb to 40 kb.
  • An access to make online payments through Credit/ Debit Card, Net Banking, etc.

How to file online UPSC CDS Application Form 2016?

The filing process is extremely easy. All that a candidate has to do is follow the below mentioned steps.

Step 1- Visit the linkThe first thing is to visit the official website of UPSC where online registration is being facilitated. A candidate needs to visit: www.upsconline.nic.in <http://www.upsconline.nic.in>.

Step 2- Click on ‘Application for Various Exams

On visiting the page, the candidate would have two set of information present on the window. The first link will be in respect of online application and the second link will be in respect of online recruitment. You are required to select the first option.

Step 3- Part I Registration

The click will take you to a new page where you are required to click right below the box which says ‘Part I Registration’. As soon as you click on the box, you will be redirected to a new page where you would be required to scroll down and click on Yes.

Step 4- Fill up the details and click on ‘I Agree’

You will now be having a fresh page where you would be required to enter your basic details. Fill up the form and click on ‘I Agree’ to complete Part I Registration. In return, you would get an email with your registration number.

Step 5- Part II Registration

Now return to Part II registration and begin the same by entering your registration number and date of birth. Then upload your scanned signature and photograph along with other details. In the end move on to the section which says make payment.

Step 6- Make Payment

Finally, make payment online or get a challan and get the amount deposited to one of the mentioned banks. Once the payment has been successfully made, you will receive a confirmation from the UPSC department that your application has been successful.

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