Civil Services Examination 2021
Plan of Examination:
The Civil Services Examination consist of two successive stages.
(i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination; and
(ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various services and posts noted above.
With the notification applications are invited for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination only.
The Preliminary Examination was to be held from 27th June 2021. However, due to Covid-19 the Preliminary Examination 2021 is resheduled for 10th October 2021.
As per the schedule the Main Examination was to be held from 17th September 2021. Since the Preliminary Examination is to be held in October, we can expect that the Main Examination 2021 would be held sometime during January 2022. The details are still awaited from UPSC regarding this.
Important Dates of Prelims Exam for IAS & IFS 2021
|Date of Notification
||10 February 2021
|Last Date for Receipt of Applications
||02 March 2021
|New Date of Commencement of Exam
||10 October 2021 (Sunday)
|Duration of Exam
Civil Services Mains Exam 2021
|Date of Commencement of Exam
||Yet to be decided by UPSC