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These Civil Service Examinations conducted by the UPSC are for the recruitment of several posts. The UPSC Calendar 2020 for the forthcoming examinations.

Written By Chitra Jain | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is a set of nationwide competitive examination in India. These Civil Services Examinations conducted by the UPSC are for the recruitment of several posts in the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service. The UPSC examination is conducted in three phases: Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and also an interview for the candidate’s personality test.

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The Prelims examination consists of two objective–type papers, i.e. General Studies Paper- I & II, also known as the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT). The Main examination includes nine papers of conventional (essay) type, in which two papers are qualifying, and only marks of seven are calculated. The Personality Test interview is to test the personal suitability of the candidate for the post by an unbiased observer. As the interview standards are high, the candidate requires to prepare thoroughly with commitment. The below calendar shows the schedule for the UPSC exams in 2020.

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Calendar of the UPSC Exams in 2020

Sr. No

Name Of Examination

Date of Notification

Last Date for Receipt of Applications

Date of commencement of Exam

Duration of Exam

1.      

Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020

25.09.2019

15.10.2019

05.01.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

2.      

Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2020

25.09.2019

15.10.2019

19.01.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

3.      

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

19.01.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

4.      

C.D.S. Examination (I), 2020

30.10.2019

19.11.2019

02.02.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

5.      

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

23.02.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

6.      

CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2020

04.12.2019

 

24.12.2019

01.03.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

7.      

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

08.03.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

8.      

N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2020

08.01.2020

 

28.01.2020

19.04.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

9.      

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020

12.02.2020

03.03.2020

31.05.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

10.   

Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 through CS(P) Examination 2020

12.02.2020

03.03.2020

31.05.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

11.   

I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2020

25.03.2020

 

13.04.2020

26.06.2020 (FRIDAY)

3 DAYS

12.   

Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2020

 

 

27.06.2020 (SATURDAY)

 

2 DAYS

13.   

Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2020

 

 

28.06.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

14.   

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

05.07.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

15.   

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020

08.04.2020

28.04.2020

19.07.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

16.   

Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2020

22.04.2020

12.05.2020

09.08.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

17.   

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

23.08.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

18.   

. N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2020

10.06.2020  

 

30.06.2020

06.09.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

19.   

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

13.09.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

20.   

Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020

 

 

18.09.2020 (FRIDAY)

5 DAYS

21.   

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

04.10.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

22.   

C.D.S. Examination (II), 2020

05.08.2020

 

25.08.2020

08.11.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

23.   

Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020

 

 

22.11.2020 (SUNDAY)

10 DAYS

24.   

S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE

16.09.2020

 

06.10.2020

12.12.2020 (SATURDAY)

2 DAYS

25.   

Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

 

 

20.12.2020 (SUNDAY)

1 DAY

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The number of candidates who applied for the UPSC CSE (Prelims) 2019 were 8 Lakh, out of which 12000 were qualified for Civil Services (Mains) 2019. The official notification of UPSC shows the release of an Annual Exam Calendar for the year 2020. The calendar consists of the dates of the important exams to be conducted by the UPSC in 2020. IAS aspirants and other candidates can check here the exam dates to prepare for the exams accordingly.

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