UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 lists the dates of various exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission like the Civil Service Examination (CSE).
If you are an aspirant preparing for IAS Exam in 2021, you need a general idea about the probable dates of examination.
What will be the date of UPSC Preliminary Exam 2021? When will UPSC start inviting applications? Read this post to know more.
UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 (Annual)
Update: Due to the Covid pandemic situation in the country, UPSC postponed the Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2021 date from June 27, 2021, to October 10, 2021.
Every year, UPSC publishes an annual calendar well in advance so that aspirants preparing for different exams will get an overall idea about the dates.
It contains dates of not just the UPSC Civil Services Exam, but all exams conducted by UPSC.
When did UPSC start inviting applications for IAS Exam 2021?
From March 04, 2021
Notification for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 was expected to be out by February 10, 2021. However, this date got changed to March 04, 2021. Once the notification is out, aspirants could apply for IAS/IPS exam 2021. The last date to apply for UPSC CSE 2021 was March 24, 2021.
Date of UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam 2021
October 10, 2021 (Sunday).
Date of UPSC Civil Service Main Exam 2021
January 2022 (expected).
The Main Exam (written) is expected to be conducted from January 2022. There are 9 papers in the Main exam and it will take 5 days to complete the Main exam.
Timetable and Study Plan for UPSC CSE 2021
To succeed in the IAS/IPS Exam 2021, a proper study plan is essential.
To help aspirants preparing by self-study, ClearIAS has released UPSC Prelims Test Series 2021 Timetable and Study Plan.
You can click here to download the timetable as a PDF.
Preparing for UPSC CSE 2021? Join ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2021
Registration for ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2021 (online mocks) is now open. There will be 40 online mock exams in the new series. The duration of the program will be for 1-year until the date of UPSC Prelims 2021.
The fees for the October 2020 – October 2021 batch would be
Rs.9000 Rs.4999 for 40 online exams.
Enroll now in ClearIAS Prelims Online Mock Test Series 2021 and get the early-bird advantage!
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sonia sravanthi says
how many optional subjects are there..how can I select optional
only one optional subject with 2 paper
you should choose your optional according to-
1. area of interest of your study
2. your hons. background
3 . most relent with gs 1-3 paper i.e.polity, environment, history, governance economic,social Sc etc.
you may follow either any one option or all its up to you
Shivani kaushik says
Kya series hindi medium k liye bhi available hogi…???
Dr anamika says
Upsc subject after bds
Bighneswari Sahu says
Can a 37 aged unmarried obc girl apply for this exam or job
Sorry to inform you, but you can’t apply for this…
The age limit for OBC is 35 years
Mohan Krishna says
Only we can choose one subject for optional or we can take seperate optional subjects for paper-1 and paper-2 please give me reply
Renuka Devi says
No, We have to choose one optional and give two papers on it
Can a 38 aged married S T men apply for this exam or job.
Harshal Patil says
marutinandan jha says
If I give prelims examsin 2021 and after next year I give mains2022 so, any problems
KRISHNAVENI RACHHA says
Shall we have to write 2 papers on a single day?
Bhuvaneshwari M says
Will I be eligible for 2021 upsc exams my date of birth 8th June 1986
Pls reply soon
T. Gowri says
Hi good morning sir , plz clarify on the extra attempt due to the covid pandemic if chance is there i would continue my preparation. Plz reply me chances is there r not because my last attempt was finished .
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Aniket Bodhuk says
2021 civil service exam will be taken on 27 June (preliminary) but now I am 20 years old and will be 21 years old on 1 August.Am I eligible for this year civil service exam ?
my date of birth is 24 aug 1984. i am ST candidate. do i exide the age limit for upsc?
Geetika Hadia says
I have a question regarding the upsc form filling online. Since the notification is out for applying online but still option is not there for filling the form because the IFoS is also be filled together. So sir, when we able to fill the online form?
2021 ka prilims form ki site nhi khul rhi ? plz can u help me sir.
Can a married (age 26 )obc male is eligible for this exam
Sonam kumari says
Reeja K says
Iam Reeja K.31 years old. DOB is 24_12_1990. I completed MED English.OBC category(viswakarma). Can I write civil service exam.
Sir i m shailendra i m exsrvicemen sir my age is 39 and exservicemen have 5 yrs age relaxation . So in exservicemen age calculation total service deducted from total age 39-18.5=21 n plus 5 years is 26 is it right sir plz clear or i m not eligible for age relXation. Request plz email ur conact number plz.
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