UPSC CSE Prelims result 2019: The online window to submit the DAF form will be open from August 1 to August 16, 2019, at the official webiste upsconline.nic.in
nion Public Service Commission has released a notification inviting candidates who cleared the preliminary exam to fill the DAF or Detailed Application Form.
The online window to submit the DAF form will be open from August 1. The candidates can submit the form till August 16, 2019, through the official website upsconline.nic.in.
The UPSC CSE Mains 2019 examination will be held on September 20, 2019. The prelims result 2019 were declared on July 12.
Important instructions for filling DAF form:
The DAF which is 8 pages long-form has to be filled online
Fee can be submitted online through net-banking/credit card/debit card or by cash.
Applicants who opt for the pay by cash mode should print the system generated pay-in-slip during filling of payment mode of the DAF and deposit the fee at an SBI branch on the next working day only.
Fill in all information and keep all required documents ready, that is, if you are stating any work experience then you should have your work experience certificate of the same to show at the interview.
Candidates should also scan their relevant original documents as listed below in 200 dpi grey scale and convert to a single PDF file of up to 2 MB size before filling the DAF. The PDF file created by you must not be password protected and it should be uploaded along at the time of the online submission of DAF.
The most important column in the form is your preference of services and choices of cadres. It is advisable to fill it after consulting an experienced person or someone who has previously been selected for by the UPSC.
You must indicate your prizes and achievements in the given slot even though it is as small as winning an essay competition. It doesn’t matter if you leave this section blank but one or two lines are always better to be mentioned instead of leaving it blank.
Make sure you do good research on the hobbies and other activities that you have put down in the form because questions will surely be asked from this area.
Be careful to use the same photograph which you had used while filling the prelims form.
Aspirants should also have their official name in their email ids (such as email@example.com). Your email address should look professional and not be funky or tacky (such as firstname.lastname@example.org, etc).
After filling all the details, check all the certificates you have attached to the form. It is advisable to show the filled-in form to someone so that they can cross-check the form for you for spelling errors and factual mistakes.