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UPSC Exam Calendar 2024– Latest Exam Dates & Application Schedule

UPSC Exam Calendar 2024: The main hiring organization in India, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), yearly holds a number of civil service examinations.

It is crucial for students taking the UPSC exams in 2023 to be informed of the exam timetable and schedule in order to plan beforehand.

In this article, we’ll talk about the UPSC Exam Calendar 2023 and give comprehensive details on the tests, their dates, and other significant announcements.

UPSC Exam Calendar Pdf 2024

The Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and other central services, among others, are among the government services for which the UPSC conducts several exams for recruitment.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2022

Candidates should be aware of the crucial dates and schedules listed in the UPSC Exam Calendar 2023 for these tests.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2024 Overview

The UPSC Exam Calendar 2023 lists crucial dates and times for the major exams that the UPSC will be administering.

A summary of the UPSC Exam Schedule for 2023 is provided below:

1. The Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023, will be the first test of the year and will take place on February 19, 2023.

2. On February 1, 2023, the Civil Services Exam (CSE) Prelims 2023 announcement will become accessible, and the exam will take place on May 28, 2023.

3. On June 23, 2023, the exam for the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service will be held.

Next UPSC Exam Date

UPSC February 2024 Exams

On February 19, 2023, the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination will take place.

The exam is given to candidates who want to join the engineering workforce in a variety of engineering-related fields, including civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and electronics and telecommunication engineering. There are two papers in the exam, and there are 500 total marks.

UPSC May 2024 Exams

The Civil Services Exam (CSE) Prelims 2023 will be held on May 28, 2023. The CSE is one of the most popular exams conducted by the UPSC, and it consists of three stages:

Prelims, Mains, and Interviews. The Prelims exam is the first stage, and candidates who qualify will be eligible to appear for the Mains exam.

UPSC June 2024 Exams

The Indian Economic Service/ Indian Statistical Service Exam will be conducted on June 23, 2023. The exam is conducted for recruitment to various posts in the Indian Economic and Statistical Services. The exam consists of six papers and is a total of 1000 marks.

Sl. No. Name of Examination Date of Notification Last date of receipt of Applications Date of commencement of Exam Duration of Exam
1 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     15.01.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
2 Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 14.09.2022 04.10.2022 19.02.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
3 Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 21.09.2022 11.10.2022 19.02.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
4 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     19.02.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
5 CBI (DSP) LDCE, 2023 30.11.2022 20.12.2022 11.03.2023 (Saturday) 2 DAY
6 CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2023 30.11.2022 20.12.2022 12.03.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
7 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     12.03.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
8 N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2023 21.12.2022 10.01.2023 16.04.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
9 C.D.S. Examination (I), 2023
10 Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 01.02.2023 21.02.2023 28.05.2023 (Sunday)


11 Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2023 through CS(P) Examination 2023
12 I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2023 19.04.2023 09.05.2023 23.06.2023 (Friday) 3d- Apply Online
13 Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2023     24.06.2023 (Saturday) 2 DAY
14 Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2023     25.06.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
15 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     02.07.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
16 Combined Medical Services Examination, 2023 19.04.2023 09.05.2023 16.07.2023 (Sunday) 1d Apply Online
17 Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2023 26.04.2023 16.05.2023 06.08.2023 (Sunday) 1d- Apply Online
18 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     20.08.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
19 N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2023 17.05.2023 06.06.2023 03.09.2023 (Sunday) 1d- Apply Online
20 C.D.S. Examination (II), 2023
21 Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2023     15.09.2023 (Friday) 5 DAYS
22 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     08.10.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY
23 Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2023     26.11.2023 (Sunday) 10 DAYS
24 S.O./ Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE 13.09.2023 03.10.2023 19.12.2023 (Saturday) 2d- Apply Online
25 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     17.12.2023 (Sunday) 1 DAY

Other Important UPSC Notifications

Apart from the exam dates and schedules, the UPSC also releases various other important notifications for candidates. Some of the important notifications released by the UPSC are:

#1. Annual Calendar 2024

The UPSC releases an Annual Calendar every year, which provides information about the exam dates, notifications, and schedules for the coming year.

#2. Public Disclosure of marks 2024

The UPSC also discloses the marks obtained by non-recommended willing candidates who appeared in the Civil Services Examination.

#3. Specimen Question cum Answer Booklet (QCAB) 2024

The UPSC releases a specimen QCAB to help candidates understand the exam pattern and format.

#4. One-Time Registration (OTR) 2024

The OTR enables candidates to register for various UPSC exams online.

For more updates about India’s Government’s Latest Recruitment Notifications.

What is the UPSC exam?

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Civil Services Examination (CSE) for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

How many times is the UPSC exam conducted in a year?

The UPSC exam is conducted only once a year.

When will the UPSC CSE 2023 notification be released?

As per the UPSC Calendar 2023, the notification for the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023 is expected to be out by February 1, 2023.

What are the important dates related to the UPSC CSE 2023 exam?

The UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2023 will be held on May 28, 2023. The last date to apply for UPSC CSE 2023 is February 21, 2023.

How can I apply for the UPSC exam?

Once the notification for the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023 is out, aspirants can apply for the IAS/IPS exam 2023.
The application process is online, and candidates can apply through the official website of the UPSC.


The UPSC Exam Calendar 2023 has been released and provides aspirants with essential information about the upcoming year’s examinations.

Aspiring candidates are encouraged to visit the official website for more updates and should make sure to keep the exam dates in mind while preparing for the exams. By doing so, they can increase their chances of success and achieve their desired career goals.