UPSC CSE Prelims 2019: Important notice on “name change and photo identity card”

New Delhi: UPSC has issued important notice on the name change and photo identity card. In the notice, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has asked students to fill up their name in the Application Forms of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019 as recorded in the School Leaving Board Examination Certificate and reminded that the same name will appear on e-Admit Card.

The candidates also have to upload a scanned copy of his photo identity card issued by the government.

It may be noted that the candidates have to carry e-Admit card and government issued photo identity card for each session of the examination.

The one who had changed his/her name after obtaining School Leaving Board Examination Certificate and by following due process of law should carry original Gazette notification of the changed name, e-Admit card and Government issued photo identity card for each session of the examination.

For further details, aspirants can read official notice available on UPSC website (click here).

Earlier, UPSC had issued notification for Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination 2019 which is common for Civil Service and Indian Forest Service.

Expected number of vacancies which will be filled based on the results of the exam is 896. Out 896 vacancies, 39 are reserved for persons with Benchmark Disability Category.

Candidates should be graduate and citizen of Indian in order to be eligible for Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service. Age limit for general category candidates is 32 years as on 1st August 2019.

The examination will be conducted in two stages, Civil Service Preliminary and Civil Service Mains (Written and Interview). Marks obtained in written and Interview will be considered for ranking.

As per the notification, Civil Services Preliminary Examination is scheduled to be held on 2nd June 2019.

Interested and eligible candidate can apply online. The last date to apply is 18th March 2019 till 6 p.m. Exam fee for candidates belonging to General Category is Rs. 100. However, Female, SC/ST and Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates are exempted from payment of a fee.

For further details, aspirants can visit the official website of UPSC (Click here).