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UPSC IPS Exam Important Dates

IPS exam notifications will be released on February 12, 2020 and the application forms will be available till March 03, 2020. Candidates can apply through only through online mode only via the official website of UPSC. The Civil Services Examination (Preliminary) 2020 will take place on May 31, 2020. The Civil services Main Exam will be held from September 28, 2020.

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020

UPSC IPS 2020
Exam Date Exam Type
IPS Preliminary May 31, 2020 Objective 
IPS Main Exam September 18, 2020 (5 days) Descriptive

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2020 Time Table

Date/Day Forenoon Session (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Afternoon Session (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)
18-09-2020 (Friday) Paper-I

(Essay)
No Paper
19-09-2020 (Saturday)

Paper-II

(General Studies-I)

Paper-III

(General Studies-II)

20-09-2020 (Sunday)

Paper-IV

(General Studies-III)

Paper-V

(General Studies-IV)

26-09-2020 (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

27-09-2020 (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 12-02-2020
Start of Online Registration 12-02-2020
End of Online Submission (Till 6:00 PM) 03-03-2020
Admit Card (Preliminary Examination) 25-05-2020
Date of Civil Services Preliminary Examination 31-05-2020
Date of IAS Civil Services Main Examination 18-09-2020
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