UPSC IAS 2016 Exam Dates are announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The commission has scheduled the Date of Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) on 7th August 2016 and Civil Services Exam (Mains) is on 3rd December 2016.
"The Last date for submission of on-line applications has been extended upto 31st March, 2016 after which the link will be disabled.
Applicants who opt for "Pay by Cash" mode should print the system generated Pay-in Slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only.
"Pay by Cash" mode option will be deactivated on 30th March 2016 i.e. one day before the extended last date for submission of online-application. However, applicants who have generated Pay-in-Slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date i.e. on 31.03.2016. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours to SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in Slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. on 31.03.2016(23.59Hrs)."
"The Commission has included the posts of AEE Gr 'A' in Corps of EME, Ministry of Defence in the Scheme of Engineering Services Examination, 2016. Hence, Departmental candidates of Corps of EME, Min of Defence may apply for ESE, 2016 by availing age relaxation upto 5 years as admissible under Rule 5(b) of ESE, 2016 to the departmental candidates."