UPSC IAS Exam Dates 2021 - Mains Timetable (OUT), Answer Key, Cut Off Dates
UPSC IAS Exam Date 2021 - Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC IAS 2021 mains time table in online mode on the official website - upsc.gov.in. The IAS 2021 mains exam is scheduled to be conducted on January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022. Earlier, UPSC had released the UPSC IAS DAF I 2021 on its official website on November 22, 2021. last date to submit the form is December 1, 2021. The UPSC IAS prelims result on October 29, 2021.
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Earlier, UPSC has added four new exam dates for CSE and IFoS prelims exam. Candidates can make changes in their previous exam centre and select new exam centres from July 12 to Jul 19, 2021 and July 26 to July 30, 2021. UPSC released the UPSC IAS notification in online mode on March 4, 2021. Candidates were able to fill the application form of UPSC IAS from March 4 to March 24, 2021. IAS exam date 2021 has been released for all the events. Candidates must check the UPSC IAS exam date 2021 to keep track of all the events related to the UPSC IAS exam. Interested candidates must check the IAS eligibility 2021 before filling the online application form. The selection process of UPSC IAS 2021 comprises three stages - prelims exam, mains exam and interview. For more details about IAS 2021 exam date, candidates can check the article given below.
UPSC IAS 2021 mains time table
UPSC IAS Exam Date 2021
UPSC IAS 2021 mains exam scheduled released on November 23, 2021. Candidates must check IAS exam date 2021 to keep track of all events related to IAS 2021.
IAS Exam Date 2021
UPSC CSE 2021 notification
March 4, 2021 (Released)
IAS application form 2021
March 4, 2021 (Open)
Last date to fill the IAS application 2021
March 24, 2021 (Closed)
|UPSC CSE, IFoS exam centre change window||July 12 to Jul 19, 2021 (Closed)|
July 26 to July 30, 2021. (Closed)
IAS admit card 2021 (Preliminary Exam)
September 16, 2021
IAS pre exam date 2021
October 10, 2021
UPSC Result 2021 (Prelims)
October 29, 2021
IAS 2021 admit card 2021 (Mains Exam)
Last week of December 2021
IAS 2021 mains exam date
January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022
UPSC Result 2021 (Mains)
To be announced
UPSC IAS Exam Date 2021
UPSC has mentioned the UPSC exam date 2021 in the annual calendar. According to the IAS 2021 exam date, the prelims exam was conducted on October 10 in offline mode. IAS 2021 mains examination will be conducted on January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022. Candidates who qualify the IAS mains exam will be called for a personal interview.
UPSC IAS Exam Date 2021 - Application Form
UPSC IAS DAF I 2021 released on November 22. Last date to fill UPSC IAS DAF I is December 1, 2021. Union Public Service Commission released the IAS application form 2021 on its official website. As per the IAS exam date 2021, the application form was released on March 4, 2021. The last date to complete the application procedure was March 24, 2021. Candidates first need to complete UPSC IAS registration 2021 with some basic details. After completing IAS registration, candidates can proceed to IAS apply online from the official website. After filling in all the details in the IAS 2021 application form, candidates need to upload relevant documents in the application form. Candidates also need to pay the online application fee. Applicants must fill the IAS application form before the IAS 2021 exam date.
UPSC IAS 2021 Admit Card release date
The exam conducting authority released the IAS admit card 2021 in online mode on September 16, 2021. Candidates can download the IAS admit card from the official website. The login credentials need to download the UPSC IAS admit card through their registration number and date of birth. The details mentioned in the IAS admit card 2021 are candidate name, IAS exam centre 2021, IAS 2021 exam date, photograph, signature, etc. Candidates must also carry on valid ID proof along with the admit card of IAS. Candidates can download the IAS admit card 2021 till the IAS 2021 exam date.
UPSC IAS 2021 Interview dates
The UPSC IAS interview is the final round of the IAS recruitment. According to the IAS exam dates 2021, the interview will be conducted tentatively in April 2022. Candidates who will get shortlisted after the UPSC IAS main exam are eligible for the UPSC IAS interview. The interview round of UPSC IAS 2021 is one of the most critical rounds. The final merit list will be based on the marks secured in both the mains and interview round.
UPSC IAS 2021 Result release date
UPSC releases the IAS result 2021 after the commencement of the exam separately for each stage. The prelims result of UPSC IAS has been released in PDF having roll numbers of all the qualified candidates on October 29, 2021. Candidates can check their IAS 2021 result from the official website. Candidates who will qualify the prelims examination will be called for the mains exam and personal interview respectively.
UPSC IAS 2021 Answer Key release date
UPSC releases the answer key of UPSC IAS 2021 in online mode on the official website after completion of all the rounds. According to the exam date of UPSC IAS 2021, the UPSC IAS answer key will be released tentatively in May 2022. With the help of IAS answer key 2021, candidates will get correct answers for the prelims stage exam.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - UPSC IAS Exam Dates 2021 - Mains Timetable (OUT), Answer Key, Cut Off Dates
Question: When will the UPSC IAS 2021 prelims exam be conducted?
As per the annual calendar, IAS pre exam date 2021 was conducted on October 10, 2021
Question: What are the details required to download the IAS admit card?
Candidates can download IAS admit card 2021 though their registration ID and date of birth.
Question: What is the age limit to apply for IAS application form?
Candidates between the age of 21 to 32 years can fill the IAS application form.
Question: Is there any negative marking in IAS exam 2021?
Yes, there will be a negative marking of one third marks for every wrong answer in the preliminary exam.
Question: When will application form of UPSC IAS 2021 be released?
The application form of UPSC IAS was released on March 4, 2021.
Question: What is the last date of UPSC IAS application for 2021?
As per the exam dates of UPSC IAS 2021, the last date to fill the application form of UPSC IAS was March 24, 2021.
Question: Can I withdraw my UPSC IAS application form 2021?
Yes, the UPSC IAS application withdrawal window was activated from March 31, 2021.
Question: What is the last date to withdraw the UPSC IAS application form 2021?
As per the exam dates, the UPSC IAS application form withdrawal window was activated till April 6, 2021.
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Questions related to UPSC Civil Services Exam
if I become an IAS officer what should I do after 12th pass
Dear Student ,
If you want to become an IAS officer , follow the roadmap below after 10+2 :
- Pursue Graduation in any of your preferred subject
- Keep aware about current affairs and static GK
- Keep consistency in your studies, try to understand the UPSC syllabus at first
- Develop your thought about implementing the India in different ways, as you're an aspirant of becoming a civil servant
- Try to study by yourself in Home
- In your last year of graduation , start preparing of prelims exam based on the syllabus
To know more about UPSC preparation , refer to this link:
Hope this helps !
ias upse syllabus complete information
Dear aspirant hope you are doing well. To get a complete syllabus pdf on upsc.click on the link below for complete details about eligibility criteria, previous years question paper, details information about exam, preparation strategy, name of important books in details. Hope it's helpful for you.
Hello everyone, can u suggest me what are the books we should read to crack upsc civil services exams? for becoming an IAS officer??!
For cracking UPSC Civil Services exams, my book recommendation will be-
Geography Ncert books of class 11&12, Gc leone(it stresses more on Maps ,Application based questions)
You need to focus more and more on physical, political maps of India, World
Modern History- NCERT BOOKS
Polity- Lakshmikant is the best book in this subject.
Ancient &Medieval- Ncert book
Art& Culture- Fine arts(NCERT)
Nitin Sihangia (Selected topics are preferred from this book)
Along with the books, Read newspaper everyday along with monthly magazine
Solve aptitude from RS Agrawal books and solve previous year question papers.
This is my recommendation after seeing many pro insights of IAS officers.
Hope it helps! All the best!
Currently persuing my BCA in online mode in Chandigarh University ! So can i appear for UPSC or any other state civil service Exam ?
Hope you are doing well.
Since the minimum educational qualification for UPSC is a bachelor's degree. It is important to have a bachelor's qualification. Even those candidates who have written the final year exams of the qualifying exam (bachelor's degree) and are awaiting results can apply. so if you are in the final semester or had written the final exams can apply for the UPSC exam.
Hope this information is useful. Feel Free to ask any other queries.
please tell me about IAS CSE exam and its syllabus
>>>>>>>> WHAT IS UPSC CSE?
UPSC civil services examination is the examination through which one can get into services like IAS, IPS, IFS etc.
UPSC eligibility criteria is provided below:-
******** You must have a bachelor's degree in any, discipline from a recognised university.
******** Minimum age limit :- you need to be at least 21 years old to be eligible as on 1st of August of the year of filling the form i. e as on 1st August 2021 for UPSC 2021.
******** Maximum age limit :- 32 years , also there's 3 year relaxation on upper age limit for obc and of 5 years for sc/st category.
********Attempt limit:- The maximum of times one can appear in UPSC is given below category wise :-
General/ EWS - 6
OBC or General PwD - 9
SC/ ST - No limit , can appear till upper age limit .
For detailed information related to UPSC eligibility criteria , you can visit our page at
Your UPSC civil services examination consists of three stages
******** prelims exam
******** Mains exam.
Your prelims exam consist of 2 papers: -
---------) general studies 1 :- You have History, Indian Polity, Geography, Environment, Current Affairs, Science and technology, etc.
--------) general studies II ( csat ) :- You have :-Reasoning, Maths, English, Hindi, etc.
UPSC papers( Prelims)
GS Paper I
----------)General issues on Biodiversity and Climate Change
---------)Current events of national and international importance.
---------)Economic and Social Development
---------)Indian Polity and Governance
---------)Indian and World Geography
---------)Art and culture
---------)Ancient history, etc.
GS Paper II(csat)
-------)Comprehension (english and hindi)
---------)Interpersonal skills including communication skills
---------)Fill in the blanks (english and hindi)
---------)Decision making and problem-solving
---------)Questions on General mental ability
---------)numbers and their relations, basic numeracy - orders of magnitude, (10th level)
---------)Data interpretation - graphs, charts, data sufficiency, tables etc.( 10th level)
It is descriptive /written examination . There are a total of 9 papers which are listed below:-
---------)GS-I :- You have
*indian heritage and culture
*History and geography of the world and society
--------)GS-II :- it includes
*Social Justice and International Relations.
--------) GS-III :- it includes
*Security and Disaster Management
--------) GS-IV :- it has
---------) compulsory indian language paper
---------) english paper
---------) essay paper
---------) optional I paper
---------) optional II paper
You can choose any of the language included in the 8th Schedule of Indian Constitution for compulsory indian language paper and also select optional subject of your choice from the available list of subjects.
The compulsory indian language and english are qualifying in nature . You just need to qualify them. The marks obtained by you in these two papers will not be counted towards merit list.
You can get complete UPSC civil services examination syllabus for both PRELIMS & MAINS by visiting our page in the link for which is provided below:-