IPS Exam

Indian Police Service Exam

UPSC IPS Exam Important Dates

IPS exam notifications will be released in the month of February and the application forms will be available till March. Candidates can apply through only through online mode only via the official website of UPSC. The Civil Services Examination (Preliminary) 2019 will take place on June 2, 2019. The Civil services Main Exam will be held from September 20, 2019.

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2019

UPSC IPS 2019  Exam Date Exam Type
IPS Preliminary June 2, 2019 Objective 
IPS Main Exam September 20, 2019 Descriptive

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2019 Time Table

Date/Day Forenoon Session (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Afternoon Session (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
20-09-2019 (Friday) Paper-I

(Essay)
No Paper
21-09-2019 (Saturday)

Paper-II

(General Studies-I)

Paper-III

(General Studies-II)

22-09-2019 (Sunday)

Paper-IV

(General Studies-III)

Paper-V

(General Studies-IV)

28-09-2019 (Saturday) Paper-A (Indian Languages)

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

Paper-B

English

29-09-2019 (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.

Title Date
IPS Civil Services Date of Notification 19-02-2019
Start of Online Registration Feb 2019
End of Online Submission (Till 6:00 PM) 18-03-2019
Admit Card (Preliminary Examination) 4th Week of May
Date of Civil Services Preliminary Examination 02-06-2019
Date of IAS Civil Services Main Examination 20-09-2019

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