Civil Service Exam Schedule 2019

The IAS exam 2019 as usual will be held in three phases. The entrance exam for the IAS is called the Civil Service Preliminary Exams. This is only the qualifying exam for writing the mains exam. It comprises of two papers with multiple choice questions each for two hours. Once you have cleared the Prelims exam you are eligible to appear in the Mains written exams. Once you have cleared the mains exam you will be illegible to face the personality test (interview).


About 2019 Prelims

TThe civil services preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on 2nd June 2019. The notification for next year's exam will be issued on 19th February. The last date for receipt of applications would be 18th March 2019. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before going to apply. One of the primary criteria is that candidates must have Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Candidates appearing in the final year exams can also apply



Civil Services Examination Time Table 2019

UPSC Exam Dates

Name of Civil Service Exam Date of Notification/ Last date for receipt of applications Date of commencement of Examination and its duration Remarks
Civil Services
(Prelims) Exam 2019
19.02.2019/ 18.03.2019
02.06.2019
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Indian Forest Service
(Prelims) EXAM, 2019
19.02.2019/ 18.03.2019
02.06.2019
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Civil Services
(Main) Exam 2019
- 20.09.2019
(Friday)
5 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims
Indian Forest Service
(Main) EXAM, 2019
- 01.12.2019
(Sunday)
10 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims

For more details refer: UPSC EXAM Calendar 2019

Civil Services Examination Time Table 2018

UPSC Exam Dates

Name of Civil Service Exam Date of Notification/ Last date for receipt of applications Date of commencement of Examination and its duration Remarks
Civil Services
(Prelims) Exam 2018
07.02.2018/ 06.03.2018
03.06.2018
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Indian Forest Service
(Prelims) EXAM, 2018
07.02.2018/ 06.03.2018
03.06.2018
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Civil Services
(Main) Exam 2018
- 01.10.2018
(Monday)
5 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims
Indian Forest Service
(Main) EXAM, 2018
- 02.12.2018
(Sunday)
10 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims




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