Detailed Application Form (DAF- I) for the Civil Services Main Exam 2020 released by UPSC

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the detailed application form (DAF-I) for Civil Services 2020 Main Exam on the official website. All those candidates who have qualified the Civil Services Preliminary examination 2020 can visit the official website or to fill the application form.

The Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be available till November 11, 2020, 6 pm. The Civil Services 2020 Main Exam is scheduled to be conducted from January 8, 2021, across different centres of India. The detailed examination schedule will be made available on the commission’s official website later.

How to fill the DAF for Civil Services 2020 Main Exam

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the UPSC DAF Main form on the homepage
  • You would be redirected to a new page
  • Fill the registration form 1 and proceed to Application form 2
  • Complete the details required and submit
  • Save a copy for future reference

As per the official notification released by the Commission, ‘for the Main Examination, a Candidate shall be required to submit on-line Detailed Application Form-I (DAF-I) along with scanned documents/certificates in support of date of birth, category [viz. SC/ST/OBC (without OBC Annexure) /EWS [Economically Weaker Section] (without EWS Annexure)/ PwBD/Ex-Serviceman) and educational qualification with required Examination Fee.’

It must be noted that all the candidates who wish to indicate IAS/IPS as their Service preference would need to indicate all the Zones and Cadres in the order of their preference in the on-line Detailed Application Form-II as per the extant Cadre Allocation Policy applicable for CSE 2020