Timetable for UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2019 Released

The organizing authority has released the UPSC Main exam schedule. The exam will be conducted from 20th September 2019 to 29th September 2019. Candidates who have qualified the prelims were eligible to appear in the main exam, and now, students who will be qualified for the Main exam will be called for an interview.

Total of 11845 students got qualified to write UPSC mains 2019 exam. The cut off and marks will be released on the official website, https://upsc.gov.in/ .

Schedule for UPSC Main 2019 exam:

Date Session 1 (09 am to 12 pm) Session 2 (2 pm to 5 pm)
20th September 2019 Paper 1 (essay) No paper
21st September 2019 Paper 1 (General studies) Paper 3 (general studies)
22nd September 2019 Paper 4 (General studies) Paper 5 (general studies)
28th September 2019 Paper A (Indian Language) Paper B (English)
29th September 2019 Paper 6 (Optional Paper 1) Paper 7 (Optional paper 2)

 UPSC 2019 Main exam pattern:

Nature of the exam Subjective and essay-based paper
Language of the exam Optional language will be given
Duration of the exam 3 hours
Total number of papers 9
Type of questions Subjective

Marking Scheme of the Main exam:

Paper Marks
Paper A 300
Paper B 300
Paper 1 250
Paper 2 250
Paper 3 250
Paper 4 250
Paper 5 250
Paper 6 250
Paper 7 250
Interview 275
Total 2025

Candidates must fill the form for the main exam from 1st August 2019 to 16th August 2019. Those who fail to fill the form will not be eligible to appear for the main exam. Once the form is filled, the committee will release the admit card in the third week of August 2019. Qualified candidates are advised to keep an eye on the website of UPSC for latest notifications.