UPSC Exam Calendar 2019-20 Check IAS/IFS/NDA/CDS/CMS Exam Dates Pdf


UPSC Exam Calendar 2019-20

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is a well-known organization which conducts and manages various type of examination in Central Government. The Commission is serviced by a Secretariat. UPSC is amongst the few institutions which functions with both autonomy and freedom. The commission consists of a chairman and other members appointed by The President of India. Here we updated the UPSC Exam Calendar 2019 so please check all the dates.UPSC Exam Calendar

The UPSC conducts various examinations under its recruitment board, exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission are Civil Service Examination(CSE), Combined deference Services(CDS), Indian Forest Services(IFS), National Defense Academy(NDA), Naval Academy(NA), Indian Economic Services/Indian Statistical Service(IES), Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination and Central Armed Police Forces(Assistant Commandant)(CAPF) Examination.

Some Important Details UPSC examination 2019

  • Examination Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission
  • Examination Name: Various
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UPSC Exam Notification 2019

We, hereby providing the dates of each examination conduct by Union Public Service Commission in session 2019-20. These dates are provided by the official authority of Examination Conducting body. So below information is given to the best of our knowledge and well scrutinized from the official website of UPSC.

UPSC Civil Service Selection Process

Here we are providing you an exam pattern for UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAM, popularly known as IAS exam. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for this prestigious exam. In this article, we will provide detail information on IAS EXAM PATTERN. UPSC Conducts IAS, IPS, IRS, IFS or CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION in three phases-

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test( INTERVIEW)

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination consists of two papers of objective type (multiple-choice questions) carrying a maximum of 400 marks. The Question Paper is set in bilingual (both Hindi & English).

General Studies Paper-I200 marks
General Studies Paper-II200 marks

Mains Examination

The written examination consists of nine papers, two qualifying papers and seven papers counted for ranking

PaperSubject NameMarks
Paper AOne of the Indian languages listed below, to be selected by the candidates (from the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India )





Paper BEnglish





Paper-IEssay250 marks
Paper-IIGeneral Studies-I




(Indian heritage and culture, history and Geography of the world and society)

250 marks
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies-II




(Governance, Constitution, polity, social justice, and international relations )

250 marks
Paper-IVGeneral Studies-III (Technology, economic development, biodiversity, environment, security and disaster management)250 marks
Paper-VGeneral Studies-IV (ethics, integrity and aptitude)250 marks
Papers-VI, VIITwo papers on subjects to be selected by the candidate from the list of optional subjects below ( 250 marks for each paper)500
 TOTAL (Written Test)1750

 Personality Test (Interview)

The interview contains 275 marks. The technique of the interview is to test the mental qualities of the candidates. This is the final stage of the selection as an IAS under Government of India. Final merit for the selection of the candidates depends on the total marks of candidates in both Mains and Interview.

Combined Defense Services (CDS) Examination

This is the most prestigious examination conducted by UPSC for the intake of officers in the Indian Army. The UPSC conduct Combines Defense Service Examination every year in the month of August. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for the post of Officers in the most reputed examination in India. The examination is conducted in two phases (Phase-I and Phase-II).

Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) Examination

Every year UPSC conduct examination for the post of Assistant Commandant in Central Armed Police Force. The Assistant Commandant is group ‘A’ service under Central Government of India. This is the highest grade pay scale service in Central Government. As similar to other examination, in this examination lakhs of students participate to get selected for an officer rank in CAPF.

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

The Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination were conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year for the officer rank Grade ‘A’ in Geologist Department. The aspirants need to be Graduate in a specific field for this post. Every year myriad of students participates in this exam akin to other examination in India.

National Defense Academy (NDA) Examination

National Defense Academy Examination is commenced by UPSC every year twice for the recruitment of officers in Indian Army. The examination recruitment comes every year in the month of November/ December and July /August. The exam named as NDA-I and NDA-II. The aspirants start their preparation from their academic session itself as this exam is phased by the student of class 12th and above. There is an age limit and the candidate must be obtained 60% marks in Physics and Mathematics in class 12th.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2019

We tried our best to provide every possible information to you related to the UPSC Exam Calendar Schedule 2019 pdf. All the best and start your preparation from today itself to get a place in a highly reputed position as an Officer in Central Government.

S. NoExam NameNotification DateApplication Receiving the last DateExam DateExam Duration
1Engineering Services (Pre-Exam 2018)26/09/201822/10/201806/01/2019 (Sunday)1-Day
2Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam  20/01/2019 (Sunday)1 Day
3C.D.S. EXAM.(I), 201831/10/201826/11/201803/02/2019 (Sunday)1 Day
4Reserved  for UPSC RT/EXAM/ APFC-EPFO  24th Feb 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
5CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-201805th Dec 201831st Dec 201803rd March 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
6Reserved for UPSC RT/EXAM  10th March  2019 (Sunday)1 Day
7N.D.A. & N.A. Exam.(I), 201809th Jan 201904th Feb 201921st April 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
8I.E.S./I.S.S. Exam, 201820th March 201916th April 201928th June 2019 (FRIDAY)3 Days
9Combined GEO-Scientist And Geologist Exam, 201820th March 201916th April 201928th June 2019 (FRIDAY)3 Days
10Engineering  Services (Main) Exam, 2018  30th June 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
11Civil Services (Pre-Exam) 2018




Indian Forest Service (Pre- Exam) 2018 through CS(P) Exam. 2018

19th Feb 201918th March 201902nd June 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
12Central Armed Police Forces (ACS) Examination, 201824h April 201920th May 201918th August 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
13Combined Medical Services Exam, 201810th April 20196th May 201921st July 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
14Reserved for  UPSC RT/Exam  07th July 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
15N.D.A. & N.A. Exam(II), 201807th August 201903rd Sept 201917th Nov2019 (SUNDAY)1 Day
16Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam  15th Sep 2019 (SUNDAY)1 Day
17Civil Services (Main) Exam, 2018  20th Sep 2019 (FRIDAY)5 Days
18C.D.S. Exam(II), 201812th June 20198th July 20198th Sept 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
19Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam  20th Oct 2019 (Sunday)1 Day
20Indian Forest Service (IFS) (MAIN) Exam. 2018  01th Dec 2019 (SUNDAY)10 Days
21S.O./STENO (Gr-B/Gr-I) Departmental Competitive Exam 2018 (Written)18th Sept 201910th Oct 201914th Dec 2018 (SATURDAY)2 Days

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