UPSC Calendar 2020: Revised Calendar For Prelims Exams 2020

UPSC Calendar 2020: UPSC released its calendar of exam dates which are going to held in 2020. UPSC announced its all exam dates in their notification. Earlier UPSC postponed its prelims exam dates of Indian forest service.

Commission also postponed UPSC prelims exam dates but now UPSC announced dates for prelims exam. UPSC civil services and prelims exam of Indian forest service will be held on 4th Oct. In India every year more than 10 lakhs aspirants apply for UPSC exams.

As we know the UPSC provides you civil services job which is the best job in India. Civil services exam held in three phases first prelims exam, second mains exam, and last third exam in this phase in the interview. UPSC conducts its exam on a yearly basis. Millions of Indian students doing preparation for the civil services exam.

Also Check: SSC Exam Time Table 2020 (Rescheduling Exams Dates)

UPSC is the agency which is responsible for the conduction of exam of central services. Its commission also has the authority to change exam dates and it also changes rules any time which the permission of the responsible authority. Exam dates of all exams conducted by UPSC are released on the official website.

We will always try to provide you every single detail about all exams whether state or central Government exams. Regularly visit our website to know more about any Government exams. Now we provide you exam dates which were announced by the UPSC for the various exam:-

UPSC Calendar 2020: Revised Exam Dates

The UPSC civil service prelims exam will be conducted on October 4, 2020, while the main exam will be conducted on January 8, 2021

UPSC Calendar 2020: Revised Calendar For Prelims Exams 2020
UPSC Calendar 2020: Revised Calendar For Prelims Exams 2020

UPSC Conducts Its Exam In Three Stages:-

  •  Prelims Exam
  •  Mains Exam
  • Interview

IAS prelims exam is of two parts:-

  • General studies -1
  • General studies -2. It is also known by the name CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test)

Both parts of prelims general studies 1 and 2 have a fixed time duration of 2 Hours. Candidate must pass Both exams to sit in the mains examination.

Detail syllabus of 1st gs exam:-

Sl. No


Subject-wise Division
1 History

History of India and Indian Freedom Struggle

2 Geography

Geography of India and

Concept of Physical Geography

3 Polity

Indian Polity and Governance issues

4 Economy

Indian Economy and Social Development

5 Environment and Ecology

Principles of Environment and Ecology

6 General Science

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Technology

7 Current Events

It covers all the events of National and International Importance

Detail syllabus of 2nd gs exam:-

Sl. No. Name of Paper Syllabus
1 Essay Paper Any Topic/Topics (Current issues)
2 GS Paper I Indian Heritage and
Culture, Indian History, World History, World Geography, Indian Society, Important Geophysical phenomena
3 GS Paper II Governance, Indian Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and
International relations, Welfare Schemes, Statutory, regulatory and quasi-judicial bodies, Role of civil services in a democracy, India’s relation with neighbor countries, International institutions,
4 GS Paper III Technology,
Economic Development, Biodiversity,
Indian Economy and its various sectors government BudgetingLand ReformsInclusive GrowthSecurity and Disaster Management
5 GS Paper IV Ethics and Human Interface



Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Public/Civil service value

Probity in Governance

Case study on the above topics

6 Indian Language Paper (i) Comprehension of given passages
(ii) Précis Writing
(iii) Usage and Vocabulary
(iv) Short Essays
(v) Translation from English to the Indian
language and vice-versa
7 English Comprehension of given passages
Précis Writing
Usage and Vocabulary
Short Essays
8 Optional Paper I As opted by Candidate
9 Optional Paper-II As opted by Candidate

Important Links:

Get more details about UPSC Exams Click Here
Download Notification Click Here
Official Website Click Here

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