Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial
UPSC exam dates 2024 were released in the official UPSC 2024 exam calendar on May 11. The Union Public Service Commission released the UPSC 2024 application and exam dates. The Commission will release the UPSC 2024 notification on February 14, 2024. The Commission will also activate the UPSC application 2024 with the release of official notification. The last date to apply for the UPSC 2024 exam will be March 5, 2024. The Commission will conduct the UPSC prelims 2024 exam on May 26, 2024, in offline mode. The Commission will conduct the UPSC main exam 2024 in September 2024. UPSC follow its calendar dedicatedly and never misses the dates mentioned in the official calendar. Hence we can say that the UPSC exam dates are sacrosanct.
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The candidates can prepare their study plan considering the UPSC exam dates. The UPSC exam calendar is important for other exam-conducting bodies too because the dates mentioned in the UPSC calendar 2024 will be considered as no exam dates for them because they cannot conduct the exam on those dates. In case of conflict, the latter has to change their exam date because the UPSC exam dates will not be changed.
UPSC Calendar 2024 PDF Download
UPSC exam dates are important for the candidates because they can plan out their preparation strategy for the exam. The candidates can plan to accelerate their preparation based on the UPSC exam dates 2024. The candidates need to check their The candidates can download here the UPSC exam calendar 2024 pdf for future reference.
Download Here: UPSC Calendar 2024 PDF
The UPSC exam dates are sacrosanct and the Commission follows its calendar without any delay. As per the earlier released schedule, the UPSC 2023 notification was released online on February 1. Along with the notification, the applications were also started. The last date to apply for the UPSC 2023 exam was February 21. The Commission notified 1,105 vacancies for UPSC 2023. The Commission also released the UPSC CSE 2023 dates with the official notification. UPSC 2023 exam was conducted on May 28 as per the dates released earlier.
UPSC exam dates are very important for the candidates as well as the other exam-conducting body. UPSC releases its exam dates one year in advance to provide a clear idea about its event calendar. The other exam-conducting body cannot conduct the exam on the dates released by the UPSC. The Commission follow its exam calendar and in normal circumstances, any of the exam is delayed or postponed. UPSC exam dates 2023 are important for the candidates because the candidates need to accelerate their preparation based on the exam dates. The UPSC exam calendar 2024 was released on May 11. The Commission will mention all the UPSC notifications, applications and exam dates for next year. The UPSC exam date are very important for the candidates as well as the other recruitment bodies because they are required to treat the UPSC exam dates as reserve days and no other exam (having the same eligibility criteria) can be conducted across the nation in contrary to the UPSC exam.
UPSC 2023 Exam Dates & Schedule
Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UPSC 2023 exam
|Dates||Upcoming Exam Dates|
14 Feb '24 -
5 Mar '24
UPSC IAS 2024 Application Dates
26 May '24
UPSC Prelims Exam 2024
|Dates||Past Exam Dates|
15 Sep '23 -
28 Sep '23
UPSC Main Exam 2023 Dates
15 Aug '23 -
15 Sep '23
UPSC Main 2023 Admit Card Dates
28 May '23
UPSC Prelims Exam 2023
About UPSC Exam Dates 2023
The candidates should understand that the UPSC exam dates are important for the candidates and the State Public Service Commission. For candidates, the UPSC exam dates are important to chalk out their preparation plan and the State Public Service will also reserve this day as no exam day for them.
UPSC Exam Calendar 2023
The Union Public Service Commission released Exam Calendar 2023 on May 6,2022. The UPSC mentioned all the notifications and exam dates in its calendar. The Commission released the reserve dates in the calendar which will be used for any exigency. The candidates can see here the UPSC 2023 dates as summarised below:
|Exam Name||Notification Date||
|Engineering Service Exam (ESE) Prelims 2023||14-09-2022||19-02-2023|
|Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2023||21-09-2022||19-02-2023|
|CBI (DSP) LDCE, 2023||30-11-2022||11-03-2023|
|CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2023||30-11-2022||12-03-2023|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2023||21-12-2023||16-04-2023|
|C.D.S. Examination (I), 2023|
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023||01-02-2023||28-05-2023|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 through CS(P) Examination 2023|
|I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2023||19-04-2023||23-06-2023|
|Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2023||to be announced||24-06-2023|
|Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2023||to be announced||25-06-2023|
|Combined Medical Services Examination, 2023||19-04-2023||16-07-2023|
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2023||26-04-2023||06-08-2023|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2023||17-05-2023||03-09-2023|
|C.D.S. Examination (II), 2023|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2023||to be announced||15-09-2023|
|Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2023||to be announced||26-11-2023|
|S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||13-09-2023||09-12-2023|
UPSC conduct various exams around the year and the candidates check these exams date to make their preparation plan. The candidates can see here the important UPSC exam dates here:
UPSC Exams Dates 2023
The Civil Service (IAS) exam date will be notified in the official notification. The Commission released the Civil Service 2023 notification on February 1, 2023. The Commission will notify all the important dates in the notification related to application and admit card. The candidates will get around 20 days to fill out the IAS application online. The candidates can see here more details about IAS exam dates 2023.
The candidates can see here the important exam dates of UPSC exams. The
|National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Exam (NDA & NA) dates|
UPSC Exam Dates 2023 PDF Download
The Commission releases the UPSC exam dates in the form of a calendar. The UPSC exam calendar 2023 was released in August 2022. The Commission releases the exam dates one year in advance so that the other Commission can also prepare their exam calendar keeping the UPSC exam dates vacant in their calendar. The State Public Service Commission can not conduct the exam on the day notified for UPSC exam. The candidates can download the UPSC exam calendar pdf here.
Download here: UPSC Calendar 2023
Download here: UPSC 2022 Exam Calendar
UPSC Exam Dates 2024
The candidates can see here the exam dates for various UPSC exams.
|Exam Name||Notification Date||Exam Date|
|Engineering Services (IES) Prelims Exam 2024||06-Sep-2023||18-Feb-2024|
|Combined Geo-Scientist Prelims Exam 2024||20-Sep-2023||18-Feb-2024|
|CISF AC (Exe) LDCE-2024||29-Nov-2023||10-Mar-2024|
|NDA/NA Exam (1)||20-Dec-2023||21-Apr-2024|
|CDS Exam (1)||20-Dec-2023||21-Apr-2024|
|Civil Service (IAS) Prelims Exam 2024||14-Feb-2024||26-May-2024|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) 2024|
|Combined Geo-Scientist Main Exam 2024||22-Jun-2024|
|Engineering Services (IES) Main Exam 2024||23-Jun-2024|
|Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam 2024||10-Apr-2024||14-Jul-2024|
|Central Armed Police Force (AC) Exam 2024||24-Apr-2024||04-Aug-2024|
|NDA/NA Exam (2)||15-May-2024||01-Sep-2024|
|CDS Exam (2)|
|Civil Service (IAS) Main Exam 2024||20-Sep-2024|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) 2024||24-Nov-2024|
The above date are important because in only under extreme circumstances (such as COVID-19 pandemic), these dates will be revised.
UPSC Exam Dates 2023 FAQs
Q: What is UPSC 2024 Exam Date?
A: The UPSC 2024 prelims exam date was released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in its exam calendar on May 10, 2024. The Commission released the UPSC calendar 2024 mentioning the notification, the last date of application and the exam dates. The UPSC 2024 notification will be released on February 14, 2024, instead of the first week of February and the last date to apply for the IAS exam 2024 will be March 5, 2024. The UPSC 2024 prelims exam will be conducted on May 26, 2024(the last Sunday of May).
Q: What is the exam date of UPSC IAS 2023 prelims exam?
A: UPSC IAS 2023 prelims exam was conducted on May 28, 2023. The Union Public Service Commission will conduct the Civil Service Prelims exam offline in the pen and paper mode. The candidate will be required to mark the correct answers in the OMR sheet provided by the Commission. There will be a negative marking for each incorrect answer.
Q: What was the last date for the UPSC 2023 application?
A: UPSC 2023 applications were over on February 21. The Commission released the official notification on February 1, 2023. The candidates require the UPSC registration number to fill out the UPSC application. The candidates can register anytime at the official website. The UPSC has started the one time registration facility so that the candidates can register online. The IAS 2023 exam was conducted on May 28.
Q: What was the last date to apply for the UPSC 2023 exam?
A: The last date to apply online for the UPSC 2023 exam was February 21. The candidates could check the eligibility conditions in the officail UPSC 2023 notification before filling out the applications. The candidates will get 20 dates to apply online for the exam.
Q: In which month UPSC exam conducted every year?
A: UPSC conducts the prelims exam in the last week of May and the main exam is conducted in September. The UPSC prelims 2023 was conducted on May 28 and the UPSC main exam 2023 will start on September 15. The Commission released the UPSC 2023 exam schedule in May every year notifying the exam dates for the next year. The UPSC 2023 notification was released on February 1.
Q: Is the UPSC Calendar 2023 released?
A: UPSC Calendar 2023 released on May 5, 2022. The Union Public Service Commission released the notification and exam dates of all the exams The exam dates are very important for the candidates and other State Public Service Commission so that they can prepare their exam calendar accordingly. The UPSC Prelims 2023 was conducted on May 28, 2023.
Q: What will be the last date for UPSC exam 2023?
A: The last date to apply for UPSC 2023 exam was February 21, 2023. UPSC Applications 2023 was activated with the release of official notification On February 1, 2023. The candidates could apply for the UPSC 2023 exam online only. The UPSC 2023 prelims exam was conducted on May 28.
Q: What is the schedule of UPSC 2023?
A: UPSC 2023 exam schedule was released online in May, 2022. UPSC release its exam schedule one year in advance for the candidates as well as the State Public Service Commissions. So that they can plan accordingly. The candidates can plan for preparation and the State Public Service Commissions can plan their exam date.
Q: How many times UPSC exam is conducted in a year?
A: UPSC conduct all its exams once in a year. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases its exam calendar one year in advance so that other Public Service Commissions can schedule their exam calendar, keeping the exam dates other than the UPSC exam dates.
Q: When will UPSC CMS 2023 be conducted?
A: The Union Public Service Commission notified the UPSC CMS exam 2023 on April 19, 2023. The last date to apply for the exam is May 9 and the UPSC CMS exam was conducted on June 23. The UPSC CMS exam is conducted to recruit the MBBS doctors for the vacant posts in New Delhi Municipal Hospitals, Railway Hospitals and CGHS dispensaries.
Q: When will IES 2023 be notified?
A: The Commission released the Engineering Service Notification on September 14, 2022. The last date to apply for the exam was October 4. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the IES 2023 exam on February 19, 2023. The Commission conduct Engineering Service exam to recruit the engineers for the PSEs and Central Government departments.
Q: When will the UPSC CAPF(AC) exam 2023 be notified?
A: UPSC CAPF (AC) 2023 exam was notified on April 26, 2023. The last date to apply for the exam was May 16. The Commission conducted the Central Armed Force Exam (Assistant Commandant) 2023 Prelims exam on August 6. The CAPF exam is conducted to recruit the candidates for the Assistant Commandant post in the Central Armed Police Forces.
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