UPSC Examination Calendar – Important Dates


UPSC has released the notification for Civil Services Exam. Candidates who wish to join services like Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others can apply to appear for the Civil Services Exam (CSE) 2019.

UPSC Examination Calendar

UPC Civil Service Notification

The civil services examination is conducted annually by the UPSC in three stages — preliminary, main and interview.

Candidates who clear the three stages of this exam will be appointed as officers of the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Revenue Service, etc.

You can download the latest UPSC CSE notification here.

The notification contains the UPSC IAS Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Medical Requirement and so on.

Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the official Notification.

Note: Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before going to apply.

Important Dates

  • Date of Notification for Civil Service Prelims and Indian Forest Service Prelims: February 19, 2019
  • Last date to apply for Civil Service Prelims and Indian Forest Service Prelims: March 18, 2019
  • Date of UPSC CSE Prelims 2019 and IFS Prelims 2018: June 02, 2019
  • Date of UPSC CSE Mains 2019: September 20, 2019
  • Date of UPSC IFS Mains 2019: December 01, 2019 (Only for Indian Forest Service Aspirants)
  • Date of UPSC IFS Personality Test (Interview) 2019: January 2019 (Only for Indian Forest Service Aspirants)
  • Date of UPSC CSE Personality Test (Interview) 2019-20: February-March 2020

Few Important Links for UPSC IAS Exam

IAS Exam DetailsIAS EligibilityIAS Selection Process
IAS Application FormIAS Syllabus PDFIAS Exam Pattern
IAS Prelims  Admit CardIAS Mains  Admit CardIAS Exam Centers
Preparation Books for IASIAS Exam QuestionsCut-Off Marks for IAS Prelims, Mains
Download IAS Previous PapersCSAT Prelims Answer KeyIAS Mains Answer Key
IAS Prelims ResultsIAS Mains Results/Merit ListIAS Interview Tips
IAS Free Mock TestUPSC Examination CalendarFAQs on IAS


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