New Delhi: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2010 is scheduled to be conducted on May 23, 2010. UPSC would conduct the examination for the recruitment to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and certain other Group 'A' and 'B' Central Services/ Posts across the country.
The Commission has stated the physical standards for their eligibility, which clearly specifies the candidates to be physically fit according to the regulations given in the Appendix-III of Rules for the Civil Services Examination, 2010. The prescribed Common Application Form can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/ Post Offices throughout the country against the cash payment of Rs 20 that can be used once and only for one examination.
Candidates are required to submit Rs 50 through the Central Recruitment Fee Stamp as their fees. Though the Female, SCs, STs and PH candidates are exempted from the payment, the OBC candidates are required to pay in full. The last date for the receipt of all the applications for the domestic candidates is February 1, 2010, while for those residing abroad and in certain remote areas it is February 8, 2010.
According to UPSC official, All the applications must reach the Secretary, UPSC, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069. There is a facilitation counter for the candidates in case of any guidance / information/ clarification sought by him regarding their applications, candidature etc near Gate 'C' of its campus in person. For more details applicants are requested to visit the website: http://www.upsc.gov.in/