UPSC has released the fresh dates for upcoming exams in 2021. The exam calendar mentioned the dates for various exams like UPSC CSE, NDA, CAPF, CDS, and more. The entire calendar for the UPSC exams in 2021 is released on the official website of UPSC.
As you may already know the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 was scheduled to happen on 31st May, but due to the COVID outbreak, the exam got deferred to October 4th, 2020. The UPSC CSE Mains will be conducted from January 8 to January 17.
The exam calendar as released by UPSC on its official website is mentioned below.
|UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION PROGRAMME OF EXAMINATIONS/RECRUITMENT TESTS (RTs) -2021|
|S. No.||Name of Examination||Date of Notification||Last Date for receipt of Applications||Date of commencement of Exam||Duration of Exam|
|1.||Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2021||07.10..2020||27.10.2020||21.02..2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|2.||C.D.S. Examination (I), 2021||28.10.2020||17.11.2020||07.02.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|3.||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||21.02.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|4.||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||07.03.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|5.||CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2021||02.12.2020||22.12.2020||14.03.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|6.||N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2021||30.12.2020||19.01.2021||18.04.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|7.||Reserved for UPSC RT for the posts of EO/AO in the EPFO||09.05.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|8.||Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021||10.02.2021||02.03.2021||27.06.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|9.||Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 through CS(P) Examination 2021|
|10.||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||04.07.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|11.||I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2021||07.04.2021||27.04.2021||16.07.2021 (FRIDAY)||3 DAYS|
|12.||Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2021||17.07.2021 (SATURDAY)||2 DAYS|
|13.||Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021||07.04.2021||27.04.2021||18.07.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|14.||Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2021||15.04.2021||05.05.2021||08.08.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|15.||Combined Medical Services Examination, 2021||05.05.2021||25.05.2021||29.08.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|16.||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||29.08.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|17.||N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2021||09.06.2021||29.06.2021||05.09.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|18.||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||12.09.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|19.||Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021||17.09.2021 (FRIDAY)||5 DAYS|
|20.||Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2021||10.10.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|21.||C.D.S. Examination (II), 2021||04.08.2021||24.08.2021||14.11.2021 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|22.||Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2021||21.11.2021 (SUNDAY)||10 DAYS|
|23.||S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||15.09.2021||05.10.2021||11.12.2021 (SATURDAY)||2 DAYS|
Note1: The dates of notification, commencement and duration of Examinations/ RTs are liable to alteration, if the circumstances so warrant.
Note2: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020 is to be conducted on 8,9,10,16,17 January, 2021.
Note3: Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020 to commence on 28.02.2021 and will continue for 10 days till 09.03.2021.
It is clear from the exam calendar that the notification for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 will be released on February 02nd, 2021 and the applications can be filled till March 02nd, 2021.
The UPSC Civil Services Prelims examination 2021 is scheduled on 27th June, 2021 and the Mains will be conducted on 17th September, 2021. The vacancies, eligibility criteria along with the exam pattern and exam syllabus will be released with the notification in February.
Check out the details about different exams conducted by UPSC here.
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