Time table released on upsc.gov.in, examinations from September 20: UPSC has released the schedule for the UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2020 along with the names of candidates who have qualified the Preliminary exam on upsc.gov.in. Check complete time table here.
UPSC will conduct the Civil Services exam 2020 (prelims) on October 4. The Civil Services main exam will be held on January 8, 2021. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had postponed the exam in view of the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the time table for the UPSC Civil Services Man Exam 2020. The examination would be conducted across shifts on September 20, 21,22, 28 and 29. Candidates who have qualified the preliminary examination are now required to appear for the UPSC CSE Main examination. DAF or detailed application forms would be available online from August 1. Check complete time table below.
UPSC has also released the name wise list of candidates who have qualified the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination. As many as 11,845 candidates have been shortlisted for the main examination. The cut off and marks of the individual candidates would only be released after the final results are declared by UPSC.
Candidates are again informed that they are required to fill the DAF 1 and DAF 2 online on upsconline.nic.in. The window to fill the form would be open from August 1, -2020 to August 16, 2020. Candidates who fail to register and fill the application form would not be eligible to appear for the main examination.
After the DAF is filled, the commission would duly release the admit card for the UPSC CSE Main examination. Tentatively it is expected to release the admit card in the last week of August on the official website.
UPSC would not send any intimation regarding the same to the candidate’s registered mail id. Candidates are hence advised to keep a check on the official website for latest updates regarding the same. The applications for UPSC CSE 2020 would be released on February 20, 2020.
Below Time Table is Tentative
to 12 Noon)
to 5:00 PM)
20, 2020/ Friday
21, 2020/ Saturday
(General Studies – I)
(General Studies – II)
22, 2020/ Sunday
(General Studies – III)
|Paper V |
(General Studies – IV)
28, 2020/ Saturday
– Indian Language
(Devanagari/Arabic Script)/ Tamil/Telugu/Urdu)
29, 2020/ Sunday
VI – Optional Paper I
Animal Husbandry &
Commerce & Accountancy/
Literature of any one of the
following languages: Assamese/
VII – Optional Paper II
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science/
Commerce & Accountancy/
Philosophy/Physics/ Political Science &
/Literature of any one of the
UPSC Civil Services (CSE) prelims 2020 Details
This year, the UPSC CSE Prelims exam was conducted on June 2 in two parts with Paper-I being conducted in the morning and Paper-II in the afternoon. Nearly 8 lakh candidates appeared for the UPSC Civil Services preliminary examination at various test centres across the country. Further, UPSC announced the CSE Prelims exam results on July 12. Also, the commission has released the names of the selected candidates on it official website.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020 DAF
Moreover, the commission has released a notification inviting candidates who cleared the preliminary exam to fill the Detailed Application Form (DAF). The online window to submit the DAF form will be open from August 1. The candidates can submit the form till August 16, 2020, through the official website upsconline.nic.in.
UPSC Civil Services examination: The UPSC conducts the civil services examination for recruitment to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other central services and posts in accordance with the rules published by the Department of Personnel and Training in the Gazette of India extraordinary.
Selection procedure of Civil Service examination:
a. Civil Services (Preliminary) examination
b. Civil Services (Main) examination (written and interview)