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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published official notification for the Direct Application Form-1 (DAF 1) for the Civil Service (Mains) Examinations 2024.

Candidates who qualified in the Preliminary examinations can now apply for the Mains examination on the official UPSC website at

The application process for CSE Mains 2024 has already commenced, and qualified candidates must submit the Detailed Application Form-I (DAF-I) by July 12, 2024, at 6 PM.

The UPSC emphasized that candidates declared successful must first register on the relevant page of the UPSC website before filling out the ONLINE DAF-I. 

Any delay in submitting the DAF-I or the required supporting documents beyond the prescribed date will result in the cancellation of the candidature for the CSE-2024.

The results of the Civil Services Preliminary examination were announced on June 1, 2024, on the UPSC's official website. 

Candidates who have qualified in the Preliminary examination will now proceed to the Mains round, which consists of a written examination and a personality test. 

According to the UPSC calendar, the Civil Services Mains Examination 2024 is tentatively scheduled for September 20, 2024.

The UPSC aims to fill a total of 1,056 vacancies in the central government services and departments through this recruitment examination. 

Also Read: UPSC announces results of Civil Services Preliminary exam 2024; check tentative date for Mains

This includes positions in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), and Indian Foreign Service (IFS). 

Additionally, 40 positions are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD).

For more details and to apply, visit the official UPSC website at

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