UPSC IAS Exam Dates

UPSC IAS Exam Dates

ByHemant Kumar  |  Updated on: Aug 6, 2020
UPSC CSE Exam 2020 notification has been announced. It is one of the most awaited exam conducted by UPSC. UPSC CSE exam is conducted to recruit officers such as IFS, IAS, IPS, and other groups A and B officers. Check out all the important UPSC CSE exam details such as UPSC syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, vacancy details, cutoff and much more. All the latest updates about the upcoming UPSC IAS exam mentioned below. 
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UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2020 Date Announced

Earlier, UPSC has released a notification on 4th May 2020, regarding the Postponement of the exam that was to be held on 31st May 2020. Later UPSC released a fresh notice about the release of Exam dates of UPSC IAS Exam Prelims 2020 and other such exams conducted by UPSC on 5th June 2020. UPSC conducts various examinations like Civil Sevices, EPFO, CDS, NDA & CAPF which have been delayed till now. Today they have released the new dates after assessing the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the fresh notice by UPSC will be conducting the Civil Services Exam on 04 October 2020.

Candidates can view the revised notice of the new dates of the exam on the official website of UPSC or can click at the link given below to download the revised examination calendar released by UPSC.

Download Revised Programme of Examinations 

This news has come up with great relief for the aspirants who were waiting for the clarity and some certainty from UPSC regarding the dates of the exam. Candidates must have utilized their time amidst the lockdown in a productive manner and now they must start their Revision process for the UPSC prelims Exam 2020. Given the more time for studies and the increasing number of candidates applying for the exam each year, UPSC IAS Prelims exam is set to be relatively more competitive this year and so aspirants should not leave any stone unturned in their final stage of preparation.

In the Revised Programme of Examinations released, UPSC EPFO Exam which was scheduled to be held on 04 October 2020 has now been postponed till further notice. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website for any further updates by UPSC.

New dates for the Civil Services Main exam has also been intimated. UPSC Civil Services Mains 2020 Exam will commence on 08 January 2021. Candidates clearing the Preliminary stage of the exam will be eligible for the Main Exam.



UPSC Civil Service Admit Card 2020 Release date

September 2020 

UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam Date 2020 (New Date)

04 October 2020 

UPSC Civil Service Mains Exam Date 2020

08 January 2021

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 

04 October 2020 (Postponed)

UPSC Civil Services Exam Selection Process 2020

UPSC conducts civil services exam in three stages

  • Prelims
  • Main
  • Interview

Candidates have to qualify each stage of the exam in order to get recommended for various posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, and others.

Each year around 5-6 lakhs aspirants appear for the exam and this year UPSC has released the notification for the 796 posts.

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UPSC Civil Services 2020 Admit Card:

UPSC releases the admit card 3-4 weeks before the scheduled date of the exam. As per the revised Examination calendar released by the UPSC, Admit card for the UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 will be released in the month of September. 

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