UPSC Exam Schedule 2020
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released UPSC Calendar 2020 and the revised exam dates of exams that are to be conducted in the upcoming months. The revised calendar was released on the official site of UPSC @upsc.gov.in. The commission had scheduled to release the fresh dates for the civil services preliminary examination 2020 on May 20 which was then postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
UPSC Calendar 2020
As per the UPSC calendar, the UPSC civil service prelims exam will be conducted on October 4, 2020 while the main exam will be conducted on January 8, 2021. Whereas, a common examination for both NDA & NA Exam(I) and NDA&NA Exam (II), 2020 will be held on 6th September 2020. In the exam calendar that has been released by the UPSC, the dates pertaining to the release of notification, application form and exam have been mentioned. UPSC calendar will help candidates to keep a track of events taking place this year.
|Name of Examination||Date of
|Last Date for
of Exam (Before)
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2020||08.01.2020||28.01.2020||19.04.2020||06.09.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020||12.02.2020||03.03.2020||31.05.2020||04.10.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020
through CS(P) Examination 2020
|I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2020||25.03.2020||13.04.2020||26.06.2020||16.10.2020 (FRIDAY)|
|Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2020||27.06.2020||08.08.2020 (SATURDAY)|
|Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2020||28.06.2020||09.08.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||05.07.2020||20.12.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020||08.04.2020||28.04.2020||19.07.2020||22.10.2020 (THURSDAY)|
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2020||22.04.2020||12.05.2020||09.08.2020||20.12.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2020||10.06.2020||30.06.2020||06.09.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020||08.01.2021@ (FRIDAY)|
|C.D.S. Examination (II), 2020||05.08.2020||25.08.2020||08.11.2020 (SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020||28/02/2021 @ (SUNDAY)|
|S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||16.09.2020||06.10.2020||12.12.2020 (SATURDAY)|
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UPSC Civil Services Selection Process
The UPSC Civil Services 2020 Prelims is the exam that is mainly to select the potential candidates who will be allowed to appear for the Mains. The question paper is based on objective type questions and the score gained in this exam is not considered in the merit list.
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The candidates who have qualified in the Prelims exam only get to appear for the USPC Civil Services 2020 Mains exam. The score gained in the exam offers a rank to the candidates based on which the interview of the candidate takes place and the service allotment is done.