UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 for Upcoming Recruitment Exams

UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 or UPSC Exam Schedule for upcoming recruitment exams. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the exam schedule for the year 2021 on its official website. Every year, UPSC releases annual calendar mentioning important dates related to various exams.

Candidates can check the UPSC exam schedule online at One of the most important exams of UPSC, the civil services prelims exam will be held on 10-10-2021, for which the notification will be released on February 10, and the last date to apply is March 2, 2021.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the schedule for the upcoming recruitment exams 2021-2022 on the official website of the Commission – UPSC Recruitment Tests Schedule 2021-22 as follows. The year 2021 will begin with Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination 2021 for which the notification will be issued on October 7, 2020, and the exam will be held on 17-07-2021.

UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020 will be conducted on 07 January 2022. Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2021 to commence on 28.02.2021 and will continue for 10 days till 09.03.2021.

UPSC conducts various examinations for recruitment at Group A and B positions as well as for IAS, IFS and IPS positions in the country. It recently declared the final result for the UPSC Civil Service 2019 were declared. Other major examinations conducted by the commission are NDA, NA examinations, the CDS examinations as well as the CMS exams.

UPSC Exam Calendar

UPSC Calendar 2021 Revised Exam Schedule: UPSC has released the revised UPSC Calendar 2021 for the recruitment exams of 2021-2022. Candidates who are appearing for various exams can check the dates given below and can refer to the official notice at The UPSC Civil services (Prelims) and Forest services (Prelims) exams which were earlier scheduled to be held on June 27, will now be held on October 10. Whereas, the Civil services (mains) exam will begin from January 7, 2022.

UPSC Calendar 2021 Revised Exam dates

Name of the examDate of NotificationLast date to applyExam Date
Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 202107.10.202027.10.202021.02.2021
C.D.S. Examination (I), 202128.10.202017.11.202007.02.2021
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-202102.12.202022.12.202014.03.2021
N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 202130.12.202019.01.202118.04.2021
Reserved for UPSC RT for the posts of EO/AO in the EPFO  05.09.2021
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 202104.03.202124.03.202110.10.2021
Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 through CS(P) Examination 202104.03.202124.03.202110.10.2021
I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 202107.04.202127.04.202116.07.2021
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2021  17.07.2021
Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 202107.04.202127.04.202118.07.2021
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 202115.04.202105.05.202108.08.2021
Combined Medical Services Examination, 202107.07.202127.07.202121.11.2021
N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 202109.06.202129.06.202114.11.2021
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  19.09.2021
Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021  07.01.2022
Engineering Services (Main)) Examination, 2021  21.11.2021
C.D.S. Examination (II), 202104.08.202124.08.202114.11.2021
Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2021  27.02.2022
S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE15.09.202105.10.202111.12.2021
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  19.12.2021
UPSC Calendar 2021 Revised Exam Schedule:

While these dates get released, there are several exams from 2020 that are still pending. Interested candidates can refer to all the revised UPSC 2021 Calendar dates.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2021

UPSC Exam Calendar 2020 for Recruitment Tests Exam: Civil Services Prelims on October 4, Mains in January 2021. UPSC Exam Calendar 2020 is available on the official website of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) –, as per which, the Commission is scheduled to organize the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2020 on October 4, 2020 and the Main Examination will follow on January 8, 2021.

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.

The Indian Forest Service prelims will be held along with the Civil Services exam and its main exam will be held on February 28, 2021. The UPSC will release the admit cards, next, to inform candidates about their exam centre and other guidelines that need to followed during the exam. For COVID-19, the UPSC may announce new rules this time.

Other UPSC Exam Dates

  • Indian Economic Service Exam/ Statistical Service Exam will be held on October 16. The notification will be released on June 10.
  • NDA/ NA exam will be held on September 6.
  • Combined Medical Services Examination will be held on October 22. The notification will be released on July 22.
  • Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination will be held on December 20. The notification will be released on August 18.

This year instead of two exams, there will be only one entrance exam for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy. The exam will be held on September 6. In this exam, candidates who have applied for both the exam will appear together.

Apart from the Civil Services Examination 2020, UPSC has chalked out the roadmap of other national level examinations viz: Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 for which the notification will be released next week on 26th September, and the exam will take place on Sunday, 6th January 2020.

The notification for C.D.S. Examination (I), 2020 will be released on 31st October 2018 and the exam is scheduled for Sunday, 3rd February 2020. The CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2020 will be held in March 2020; N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2020 in April 2020; Civil Services Prelims and Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 through CS(P) Examination 2020, I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2020, Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2020 in June 2020 and so on.

Interested candidates can download the complete UPSC Exam Calendar 2020 

The UPSC has released Exam schedule for various job tests of Civil Services, Engineering Services, CDS, Combined Medical Services, Indian Forest Services, and a total of 24 types of examinations for the year 2020. The Civil Services Preliminary Examination will be held on June 2, 2020. The main exams begin on September 20, 2020. The UPSC notification for the Engineering Services Basic Examination will be released on September 26. The calendar is embedded on the website.

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