UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION PRESS NOTE RESHEDULING OF THE CIVIL SERVICES(PRILIMINARY EXAMINATION, 2021)   Due to the privailing conditions caused by the Novel Corona Virus(COVID-19),   the Union Public service Commision has deferred the Civil Services(Priliminary) Examination, 2021,  which was scheduled to be held on 27th June, 2021.  Now, this Examination will be held on 10th October, 2021.

Timeline of the Civil services Examination ( CSE )


Civil Services Examination (CSE) is conducted in three phases


STAGE 1
Preliminary examination (Objective-type)

STAGE 2
Main examination (Descriptive- type)

STAGE 3
Personality test (interview )

Typically the timeline of the Exams will be as follows :


NOTIFICATION
Feb/March

IAS PRELIMS EXAMINATION
June/August

MAINS EXAMINATION
Around December

PERSONALITY TEST
March/April/May of the following year

MAIN RESULT
June/July of the following year

In the event of any unexpected circumstances the exam may get postponed ( like in 2014 Loksabha elections exam postponed to August 2014 instead of June & In 2020 exams got postponed to October 2020 instead of May 2020 due to corona Pandemic)