IES 2019: For the First Time UPSC Allows Withdraw Option to Candidates

Recently a revolutionary step is taken by Union Public service Commission (UPSC). Now UPSC has allowed the aspirants to withdraw their applications. This movement will bring the revolution in the Indian Engineering Service aspirant’s life. Now the candidate’s one attempt will not be spoiled if he/she is not prepared for the exam. The candidates are allowed to withdraw their application after 07 days of the deadline.

This move has been notified in the notice of Engineering Services Exam 2019. 02 days ago on September 26, UPSC released the notification of IES 2019 Exam at upsc.gov.in. Along with this, the application process of Indian Engineering Service has begun on the very same day.


Benefits of Application Withdrawal 

Several Candidate requestes to withdrawl their applications as they are not preapared for the examination. But unitl now there was not as such provision.

Hence, UPSC has decided to introduce this facility for the better utilization of attempts. Becuse there are limited attemts in many Service Examination.

However, in Indian Engineering Service there is no restriction on attempts. Candidates can appear in exam until he/she crosses the upper age limit as prescribed in eligibility criteria.

But this could be really a revolutionary step if UPSC applies it to each services Exam. Because Civil Services Examination is restricted with the number of attempts.

This rule will be applicable on IES 2019 application process. As said above candidates are allowed to withdraw their application form from October 29 to November 05, 2018. The span for submitting the application form is 27 days. The candidates have to submit their applications till October 22, 2018.

Condition of Withdrawing Application Form

There is only one condition to withdraw the application. The application form should not be incomplete. An incomplete application form can’t be withdrawal as that will not be acceptable by UPSC. Only those forms which are correctly submitted by the candidates are allowed for withdrawing.

Calender of UPSC IES 2019

Application starts – September 26, 2018

Deadline – October 22, 2018

Commencement of Application withdrawl – October 29, 2018

Last date to withdraw – November 05, 2018

Availabilty of admit card for prelims – 21 days prior to exam

Preliminary examination will be held on – January 06, 2018

Declaration of prelims result – 2nd week of February 2019

Process of Withdrawing Application

The candidates need to visit the official website of UPSC for this process i. e. upsc.gov.in. The candidates have to find the respective link first of all. Then they have to enter the Registration Id, registered email id and password.

One OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number candidates. Candidates have to enter that One Time Password, then proceed for the process. At last candidates will get the message on the screen as well as, the same message will be sent to the mobile number and email id.

In addition to this UPSC clearly mentioned that the withdrawal form could not be able to revive again in future. In case of candidates found any difficulty then he/she must communicate to UPSC on email-id: [email protected]

The candidates should note that UPSC only allows withdrawing the application form, the application fee is non-refundable in any case. So candidates can’t claim to refund the fee.

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