UPSC Civil Services Exam

Exam Date: CSE Prelim 2019 – 2nd June 2019

Exam Status: CSE Mains 2018 Results awaited.

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UPSC CSE Important Dates

UPSC CSE 2018 

For the Civil Services Examination 2018, the notification was released by UPSC in February 2018 and the application process was concluded by 6th March. The Preliminary Exam was conducted on 3rd June 2018 and the result was released on 14th July. The Mains Exam took place from 28th to 30th of October (Essay + GS Papers) and 6th to 7th of November (Language Papers + Optional).

Results for UPSC Mains 2018 can be expected in January 2019 and UPSC CSE Personality Test (Interview) will tentatively be scheduled for March. Selected candidates will be declared in the month of April/May 2019 (per the prev. year’s trend)

UPSC CSE 2018 EXAM TIMELINE

Exam Events Dates
Stage: Preliminary Exam
Notification February
Application Forms 7th February to 6th March
Admit Card May [Three weeks before Prelim]
CSE Prelims 3rd June 2018
Answer Key After final result of UPSC of Civil Service Exam (in the following year)
Stage: Mains Examination 
Notification July
Detailed Application Form 23rd July to 6th August 2018
Admit Card October
Mains Examination 28th to 30th October – Essay + GS Papers

28th – Paper I (Essay)

29th – Paper II, Paper III

30th – Paper IV, Paper V

6th to 7th October – Language Papers + Essay

6th – Indian Language Paper + English Paper

7th – Optional Paper I, Optional Paper II

Mains Result January 2019 (expected)
Personality Test (Interview)
Personality Test Tentatively to be conducted in February/March 2019
Final Result April/May 2019

UPSC CSE 2019

The Official UPSC Notification for CSE 2019 will be released in February 2019 and the Prelim Exam is scheduled for 2nd June 2019. As of now, this is the only information available about UPSC CSE 2019 Dates. However, candidates can expect a similar timeline to be followed as in CSE 2018. It is essential to keep preparation on-going regardless of delays in the examination process.