Question: What is the registration fee for the IAS Exam?
Rajesh Kumar, Delhi
The registration fees for the IAS or the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam are as follows:
OFF LINE Registration Fee (By Mail, Hand Delivery)
A candidate has to pay to the UPSC a fee of Rs. 100.00 (Rupees Fifty only) for the IAS preliminary examination through a single Central Recruitment Fee Stamp. All female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Ssheduled Tribe/Physically Handicapped Categories are exempted from the payment of the fee. OBC candidates are however not exempted from the payment of the fee
ONLINE Registration Fee
Candidates applying Online (exempting Female/SC/ST/PH Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 50/- (Rupees Fifty only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
The registration fees for the IAS or the UPSC Civil Services Main Exam are as follows:
Candidates admitted to the Main Examination will be required to pay a further fee
of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two hundreds only).
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