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)
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.
However, the annual calendar for 2021 is not yet published by UPSC.
The dates of many exams to be conducted in 2020-21 is revised due to COVID-19.
UPSC has now published the revised calendar for 2020. Hopefully, the Commission will release the annual calendar for 2021 soon.
Expected Dates of Various Exams Conducted by UPSC in 2021
ClearIAS has done a rough analysis of the expected dates of various examinations to be conducted by UPSC in 2021-22. This calculation is based on the revised dates of UPSC 2020-21 Exams.
Aspirants may note that our estimate is tentative. The actual date may vary.
When will UPSC start inviting applications for IAS Exam 2021?
By April 2021 (tentative).
Notification for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 is expected to be out by March-end or April beginning 2021. Once the notification is out, aspirants can apply for IAS/IPS exam 2021.
Date of UPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam 2021
July 2021 (tentative).
The cycle of UPSC CSE 2020 (Prelims, Mains, and Interview) is expected to be over by June 2021. We expect the IAS Prelims 2021 exam to be conducted by July 2021.
Date of UPSC Civil Service Main Exam 2021
Nov 2021 (tentative).
UPSC usually provides at least a 3-month gap between Prelims and Mains. By that logic, Mains 2021 is expected by October last week or November beginning in 2021.
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