The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun with the online application for the Civil Services (Mains) exam 2019 at its official websites, upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in. The last date for the candidates (who have cleared the UPSC CSE 2019 prelims result) to apply for the same is August 16. As per the official notification, candidates will have a total of six attempts at UPSC CSE, an attempt at prelims will also be counted. It will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type in the subjects set out of which two papers will be of qualifying in nature. Candidates will be given the final rank on the basis of the marks obtained in the main examination (written part as well as interview). Those who qualify mains will be shortlisted for the interview round. The interview will carry 275 marks with no minimum qualifying marks. The candidates, opting for Indian Language medium for the written part of the Civil Services (Main) examination, may choose either the same Indian Language or English or Hindi as the medium for the interview as well.
Steps to apply for UPSC CSE Main application form 2019:
Step 1: Log on to the official website, upsc.gov.in
Step 2: On the homepage, Click on the online application
Step 3: A new page will open
Step 4: Click on ‘UPSC CSE Main’ notification
Step 5: Fill form I and form II
Step 6: Make payment