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UPSC IAS Exam Important Dates

The UPSC has released the Civil Services Exam 2021. The accurate dates will be updated subsequently. According to the UPSC calendar, the Civil Services Examination (CSE) notification was released on March 4, 2021. The UPSC Preliminary exam 2021 will take place on June 27, 2021. The Civil Services Main Exam will be held from September 17, 2021.

IAS Prelims Exam Date 2021

UPSC IAS 2021
Exam Date Exam Type
IAS Preliminary June 27, 2021 Objective 
IAS Main Exam September 17, 2021 (5 days) Descriptive

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2021 Time Table

Date/Day Forenoon Session (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Afternoon Session (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
17-09-2021 (Friday) Paper-I

(Essay)
No Paper
18-09-2021 (Saturday)

Paper-II

(General Studies-I)

Paper-III

(General Studies-II)

19-09-2021 (Sunday)

Paper-IV

(General Studies-III)

Paper-V

(General Studies-IV)

25-09-2021 (Saturday) Paper-A (Indian Languages)

[Assamese/Bengali/Bodo/Dogri/
Gujarati/Hindi/Kannada/Kashmiri/
Konkani/Maithili/Malayalam/Manipuri/
Marathi/Nepali/Oriya/Punjabi/Sanskrit/
Santhali (Devanagari/Olchiki Script)/Sindhi (Devanagari/Arabic
Script)/Tamil/Telugu/Urdu]

Paper-B

English

26-09-2021 (Sunday)  Paper-VI (Optional Paper-I)

[Agriculture/Animal Husbandry &
Veterinary Science/Anthropology/
Botany/Chemistry/Civil Engineering/
Commerce & Accountancy/Economics/
Electrical Engineering/Geography/
Geology/History/Law/Management/
Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering/
Medical Science/Philosophy/Physics/
Political Science & International
Relations/Psychology/Public
Administration/Sociology/Statistics/
Zoology/Literature of any one of the
following languages:
Assamese/Bengali/Bodo/Dogri/
Gujarati/Hindi/Kannada/Kashmiri/
Konkani/Maithili/Malayalam/Manipuri/
Marathi/Nepali/Oriya/Punjabi/Sanskrit/
Santhali/Sindhi/Tamil/Telugu/Urdu/
English]
Paper-VII (Optional Paper-II)

[Agriculture/Animal Husbandry &
Veterinary Science/Anthropology/
Botany/Chemistry/Civil Engineering/
Commerce & Accountancy/Economics/
Electrical Engineering/Geography/
Geology/History/Law/Management/
Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering/
Medical Science/Philosophy/Physics/
Political Science & International
Relations/Psychology/Public
Administration/Sociology/Statistics/
Zoology/Literature of any one of the
following languages:
Assamese/Bengali/Bodo/Dogri/
Gujarati/Hindi/Kannada/Kashmiri/
Konkani/Maithili/Malayalam/Manipuri/
Marathi/Nepali/Oriya/Punjabi/Sanskrit/
Santhali/Sindhi/Tamil/Telugu/Urdu/
English]

Note :

The dates of notification, commencement, and duration of examinations may be changed if there is a need to be changed. The below-mentioned table is the important dates for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021:

Title Date
IAS Civil Services Date of Notification 04-03-2021
Start of Online Registration 04-03-2021
End of Online Submission (Till 6:00 PM) 24-03-2021
Admit Card (Preliminary Examination) May 2021
Date of Civil Services Preliminary Examination 27-06-2021
Admit Card (Mains Examination) Aug 2021
Date of Civil Services Main Examination Sep 2021 To 26-09-2021
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