UPSC Civil Services: IAS Notification Result, Admit Card, Syllabus, Notification, Exam Dates

By : Arpit Kumar Jain

Updated : Apr 8, 2021, 18:02

UPSC Notification 2021 and several State PCS Notifications have been released. The basic pattern of the UPSC exams and State PCS exams are similar. If you are preparing for UPSC examinations like UPSC CSE, UPSC EPFO, or some other state PCS Exams, you can check the latest upcoming UPSC Exams 2021, UPSC notification, exam date along with important updates here.

UPSC or UPSC full form - Union Public Service Commission is a central recruiting agency of India. It is an independent constitutional body that is responsible for recruiting for All India Services (AIS) and Central Services (Group A & B) among others. State PCS Examinations are consulted by their respective  Public Service Commissions.

Upcoming UPSC and State PCS Exams 2021

All UPSC and PCS Exams: Check the list of all the upcoming UPSC and State PCS Exams. You can also check the important notification details, important dates, etc.

UPSC Exams 2021

Upcoming UPSC Exams

Exam Dates


UPSC CSE 2020 (Prelims)

04th October 2020 (revised)


UPSC CSE 2021 (Prelims)

27th June 2021



09 May 2021


Stay tuned for all the relevant UPSC news here.

UPSC calendar 2021

UPSC has released its annual UPSC Calendar 2021. The UPSC Calendar 2021 contains all the information regarding the exams to be conducted in the year along with their dates of notification, UPSC online registration, last date to apply, and exam dates. Every Aspirant must go through the UPSC Calendar to plan their preparation for various exams and keep a track of the UPSC Exam cycles.


UPSC recruitment notification 2021 has been released. UPSC IAS Exam date of Prelims 2021 has been released by the UPSC in its notification. The UPSC Prelims 2021 Exam is to be held on 27th June 2021 while the Mains is from 17 September 2021

The UPSC Notification contains information about the UPSC online registration, UPSC syllabus, UPSC admit card, the UPSC exam pattern, various reservation details, and much more. 

UPSC CSE or IAS Examination is one of the most famous examinations conducted by UPSC. UPSC CSE is conducted every year for the recruitment of Group ‘A’ and Group B' Services. The list of services is as follows: 

  • Indian Administrative Service (IAS),
  • Indian Police Service (IPS),
  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS),
  • Special Class Railway Apprentice (SCRA),
  • Naval Academy Examination,
  • National Defence Academy Examination (NDA),
  • Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE), etc.

You can find the complete list of services available, refer to UPSC CSE examination posts.

UPSC IAS 2021 Important Dates 

Check all the dates for the upcoming UPSC IAS Exam 2021 below.

UPSC IAS Exam 2021 Events

UPSC CSE Exam Dates

IAS Notification & Application Start Date 2021

04 March 2021

UPSC CSE the Last Date to Apply Online

24 March 2021

IAS Prelims Admit Card 2021

3 weeks prior to the Prelims Exam
(06 June 2021 tentatively)

IAS Prelims Exam Date 2021

27 June 2021

UPSC CSE Prelims Result 2021

to be announced

IAS Mains Exam Date 2021

From 17 September 2021

UPSC IAS Mains Result 2021

To be announced

UPSC IAS Interview Dates 2021

To be announced

UPSC IAS Result 2021 (Final list of selected candidates)

To be announced

UPSC IAS 2020 Important Dates

UPSC IAS Exam 2020-21 Events

UPSC CSE Exam Dates

IAS Notification & Application Start Date

12 February 2020

UPSC CSE Last Date to Apply Online

03 March 2020

IAS Prelims Admit Card download date

01 September 2020

IAS Prelims Exam Date 2020-21

04 October 2020 (revised)

UPSC CSE Prelims Result 2020-21

23 October 2020

IAS Mains Exam Date 2020-21

From 08 January 2021 to 17 January 2021

UPSC IAS Mains Result 2020-21

23 March 2021

UPSC IAS Interview Dates 2020-21

26 April 2021 to 18 June 2021

UPSC IAS Result 2020-21 (Final list of selected candidates)

To be announced


UPSC Exam is a year-long process as it is conducted in three phases:

UPSC Exam Phases

Number of papers

Total Marks

UPSC Preliminary Exam 

Two Papers:

  1. Paper I: General Studies
  2. Paper II: CSAT (Qualifying Paper)

400 Marks

UPSC Mains Exam 

  1. Paper A & Paper B (Compulsory) (Qualifying Paper)
  2. Paper I-VII- GS and Optional  

1750 Marks

UPSC Personality Test 


275 Marks

IAS Test Series 2020 | UPSC Current Affairs Quizzes | UPSC Free Material | UPSC Study Plan | UPSC Online Coaching | UPSC Test Series | UPSC syllabus pdf

UPSC civil services exam preparation requires a thorough understanding of the UPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Civil services exam is one of the toughest examinations in the country and requires consistent and planned effort to qualify the examination. After successfully completing the civil services syllabus, you must practice the UPSC question paper and study for civil services by practicing regular UPSC Test series. 

Also Read: How to prepare for UPSC

UPSC EPFO 2020-21

UPSC EPFO recruitment 2020 notification pdf is out. Union Public Service Commission has released the EPFO notification for  Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer. The UPSC EPFO 2020-21 Exam is scheduled for 04 October 2020. 

UPSC EPFO 2020-21: Important Dates


Important Dates

UPSC EPFO Apply online begins

11th January 2020

Last date to apply for EPFO

31st January 2020

Last date to pay fee

31st January 2020

UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2020

15 days prior to exam date

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2020

09 May 2021

UPSC EPFO Result 2020

To be announced soon

Every candidate who holds a graduate degree within the age limit of 30 years can apply for UPSC EPFO Examination. UPSC EPFO 2020 Examination will be conducted in two stages. First is an offline written examination of 2 hours. You can check the EPFO Syllabus to ensure complete coverage. The next round is an interview round.


UPSC conducts the Indian Economic Services and Indian Statistics Examination every year for the administrative services in Group A services. 

UPSC IES/ISS 2021 Important Dates

Date of NotificationApril 7, 2021
Start of Online Application ProcessApril 7, 2021
Last Date to apply onlineApril 27, 2021
Starting of application Withdrawal4 May to 10 May 2021
Last date to withdrawal application yet to be notified
IES/ISS Exam DateJuly 16 2021
ResultsAugust 2021
InterviewTo be notified


The UPSC conducts the Engineering services examination for engineering graduates. Through the ESE IES exam, candidates are placed in Group A services. Candidates who are between 21 to 30 years can apply for the following engineering disciplines:

ESE IES Important Dates 2021



ESE 2021 Online Registration begins

7th April 2021

ESE/IES Last Date to Apply Online

27th April 2021

Application Form withdrawal date

4th May to 10th May 2021, till 6 PM

ESE Prelims Exam Date 2021

18th July 2021

IES Prelims Result 2021

To be notified

ESE Mains 2021 Exam Date

10th October 2021

IES ESE Mains Result 2021

To be notified

IES ESE Interview 2021

To be notified

UPSC ESE 2021 Final Result Date

To be notified

UPSC EPFO Online Coaching 2020 | UPSC EPFO Question Papers | UPSC EPFO Study Material

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