UPSC Exam Notification 2021, Calendar (Updated), Civil Services Exam Date

UPSC Exam Notification

UPSC Exam Notification 2021: Union Public Service Commission has announced the Civil Services Exam Dates for the year 2021. The UPSC Calendar 2021 revealed civil services exam date for IAS exam 2021, IES exam 2021, CMS 2020 Exam, CAPF 2021 exam, NDA 2021 Exam, CDS 2021 exam, Combined Geo-Scientist Exam, and Indian Economic Services Exams.

We, the team of, have brought everything you need to know about the timetable for upsc 2020 from the online form to UPSC windows. Also, you’ll get detailed and updated information about every single UPSC exam 2021. For instance, you just need to go through the links provided in the table given below.

UPSC Exam Notification 2021

Union Public Service Commission Programme Of Examinations/Recruitment Tests (Rts) -2021. Here are the UPSC Exam Date 2020 and UPSC Exam 2020 Application Date.

S. No. Name of Examination Last Date Date of Exam
1. Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 27.10.2020 21.02.2021
2. C.D.S. Examination (I), 2021 17.11.2020 07.02.2021(SUNDAY)
3. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination   21.02.2021(SUNDAY)
4. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination   07.03.2021(SUNDAY)
5. CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2021 22.12.2020 14.03.2021(SUNDAY)
6. N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2021 19.01.2021 18.04.2021
7. Reserved for UPSC RT for the posts of EO/AO in the EPFO   09.05.2021(SUNDAY)
8. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 02.03.2021 27.06.2021
9. Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 through CS(P) Examination 2021
10. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination   04.07.2021(SUNDAY)
11. I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2021 27.04.2021 16.07.2021(FRIDAY)
12. Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2021   17.07.2021
13. Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 27.04.2021 18.07.2021(SUNDAY)
14. Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2021 05.05.2021 08.08.2021(SUNDAY)
15. Combined Medical Services Examination, 2021 25.05.2021 29.08.2021(SUNDAY)
16. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination   29.08.2021(SUNDAY)
17. N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2021 29.06.2021 05.09.2021(SUNDAY)
18. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination   12.09.2021(SUNDAY)
19. Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021   17.09.2021
20. Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2021   10.10.2021(SUNDAY)
21. C.D.S. Examination (II), 2021 24.08.2021 14.11.2021(SUNDAY)
22. Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2021   21.11.2021
23. S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE 05.10.2021 11.12.2021(SATURDAY)

 About UPSC Exam 2021

The Union Public Service Commission, generally called UPSC, is the greatest central hiring agency authorized to appoint eligible candidates by executing examinations and other processes for All India services and group A & group B of Central services. However, the Department of Personnel and Training is the central personnel agency in India.

Every year Indian individuals participate in UPSC Exam For various disciplines, for example, Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Engineering Services (IES) or Engineering Services Examination (ESE), Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE or CMS), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), National Defence Academy (NDA), Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS), Combined Geo-Scientist Exam and Indian Economic Services Exams.

UPSC Calendar 2021-22

UPSC Exam Notification 2021

UPSC Exam Notification 2021 – Calendar 

UPSC releases the exam calendar one year in advance so that the candidates can plan their preparation and arrange their traveling to the exam districts. Most of the time, the candidates need to stay at the exam district one night before the exam day so that need to do the hotel and dwelling arrangements. The UPSC exams are the all India exams conducted across the nation simultaneously.

The Union Public Service Commission launches UPSC Exam Notification, which is widely known as Calendar. Similarly, this year, UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 has been released on 17 of August 2020. Releasing the Notification one year earlier helps the participants in terms of preparation. In other word s, participants get at least one year to prepare for these highly competitive exams. This duration also allows the participants to do the accommodation arrangements

The examinations for UPSC Civil Services 2020 are rescheduled to be conducted on 4th October 2020. However, the examination was planned and announced to be organized on the 31st of May 2020. But, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exam was postponed. The UPSC 2021 Exam Notification revealed that the main exam for Civil Services 2020 selection will be held on January 8,9,10,16,17. So, if you’re seeking for UPSC notification 2021 last date, check the table given above.

List of Civil Services under UPSC 2021

  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Foreign Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • Indian P & T Accounts & Finance Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Traffic Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Railway Personnel Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’
  • Indian Information Service (Junior Grade), Group ‘A’
  • Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Gr. III)
  • Indian Corporate Law Service, Group “A”
  • Post of Assistant Security Commissioner in Railway Protection Force, Group ‘A’
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
  • Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Group ‘B’
  • Pondicherry Civil Service, Group ‘B’
  • Pondicherry Police Service, Group ‘B’

UPSC Exam Notification 2021 Age Limit

Well, if we talk about the UPSC 2020 notification age limit, then the age of the applier must be between 21 years to 32 years. For instance, the birth of the applier must not be before than August 2, 1987, and not after August 1, 1998.

Category UPSC Age Limit- Upper Relaxation Number of Attempts
General 32 6
OBC 35 9
SC/ST 37 Unlimited (Up to age limit)
Disabled Defence Services Personnel 35 9
Ex-Servicemen 37 9
Persons with
Benchmark Disability – EWS (Economically weaker section)
42 9

UPSC Qualification – UPSC Exam Notification 2021

The qualification criteria is the most important area of interest for candidates seeking Govt Jobs through UPSC. Well, the qualification for applying for UPSC Examination is graduation in the concerned stream.

UPSC 2020 Notification – Nationality

Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for UPSC Exams.

UPSC Eligibility – Academic

The applier must have passed a BACHELOR’S certificate from any of the Universities consolidated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institute established by an Act of Parliament or proclaimed to be esteemed as a University, under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or have an identical qualification.

Competitors who have participated or expect to participate in the final examination and are anticipating results are likewise qualified to apply for the Preliminary Examination.

All such competitors who qualify for the Prelims exam must bring a proof of Pass Bachelor Degree to participate in the Civil Services Main Examination. This Degree must be appended with their application for the Main Examinations.

The UPSC may in excellent cases treat an applicant without the previous essential qualification as a qualified contender on the off chance that he/she has finished an examination directed by other institutes, the norm of which legitimizes his/her admission in the assessment of the Commission. The standards may apply to competitors having four-year college education from any presumed unfamiliar college for instance Oxford, Cambridge, and Harvard, and so forth

UPSC Eligibility Criteria

Competitors with professional and specialized four-year degrees that are perceived by the Government are additionally qualified to apply model MBBS, BE, and so on

Competitors who have qualified for the final year of MBBS but are still about to finish the internship can likewise participate in the UPSC Main Examination. However, they should submit a certificate authorized from the concerned authority of the University/Institution that they have completed the final professional medical examination alongside their Main Examination application. At the Interview stage, they should provide a certificate from a competent authority that they have finished (counting the internship) and all the prerequisites for the honor of the Medical Degree. For more details, you may visit the Official Website or

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