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UPSC Exam Calendar 2018-19

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is 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 institution 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 2018 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 2018

  • Examination Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission
  • Examination Name: Various
  • Exam Dates: Tentative
  • Information About: UPSC Exam Calendar 2018-19

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UPSC Exam Notification 2018

We, hereby providing the dates of each examination conduct by Union Public Service Commission in session 2018-19. 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 are 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 2018

We tried our best to provide every possible information to you related to the UPSC Exam Calendar Schedule 2018 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)27th Sep 201721st Oct 2016 (Friday)07th Jan 2018 (Sunday)1-Day
2Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam21nd Jan 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
3C.D.S. EXAM.(I), 201808th Nov 201704nd Dec 201704th Feb 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
4Reserved  for UPSC RT/EXAM/ APFC-EPFO25th Feb 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
5CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-201806th Dec 201729th Dec 201704th March 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
6Reserved for UPSC RT/EXAM11th March  2018 (Sunday)1 Day
7N.D.A. & N.A. Exam.(I), 201815th Jan 201805th Feb 201828th April 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
8I.E.S./I.S.S. Exam, 201821st March 201816th April 201829th June 2018 (FRIDAY)3 Days
9Combined GEO-Scientist And Geologist Exam, 201821st March 201816th April 201829th June 2018 (FRIDAY)3 Days
10Engineering  Services (Main) Exam, 20181st July 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
11Civil Services (Pre-Exam) 2018

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

7th Feb 20186th March 20183rd June 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
12Central Armed Police Forces (ACS) Examination, 201825th April 201821st May 201812th August 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
13Combined Medical Services Exam, 201811th April 20187th May 201822nd July 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
14Reserved for  UPSC RT/Exam29th July 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
15N.D.A. & N.A. Exam(II), 20186th June 20187th July 20189th Sep 2018 (SUNDAY)1 Day
16Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam23rd Sep 2018 (SUNDAY)1 Day
17Civil Services (Main) Exam, 201828th Sep 2018 (SUNDAY)5 Days
18C.D.S. Exam(II), 20188th Aug 20189th Sept 201828th Oct 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
19Reserved for UPSC RT/Exam28th Oct 2018 (Sunday)1 Day
20Indian Forest Service (IFS) (MAIN) Exam. 201825th Nov 2018 (SUNDAY)10 Days
21S.O./STENO (Gr-B/Gr-I) Departmental Competitive Exam 2018 (Written)12th Sept 20185th Oct 201815th Dec 2018 (SATURDAY)2 Days

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