UPSC IAS Mains Exam Time Table

UPSC IAS Mains Exam Schedule 2017 is released. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) the conducts all civil service examination in India. It is considered to be one of the toughest examination in the country. The board has conducted the IAS preliminary examination in June/July 2017. Since the IAS results are out now, UPSC released the Civil services mains exam time table so that the qualified students will start preparation for mains.

Civil Exam type: UPSC IAS Mains

Exam date: 28th October

Timings: two sections 9 to 12 and 2 to 5

UPSC IAS Mains Exam Time Table 2017:

The main exam is scheduled in October 2017 to continue to November 2017. Candidates who cleared the preliminary exam can check the time table at official website

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The preliminary exam consists of two phases that are general studies and Aptitude test. Candidates qualified in the preliminary test can attend the Mains. Civil services mains exam consists of nine papers with conventional essays. Each paper date is announced in the time table. Papers will be followed by personal interview. Once the candidate is selected, they will further go for posting.

UPSC IAS Mains Exam schedule:

Mains exam is going to start on 28th October 2017 which is called paper-I (Essay)

  • 30/10-Paper-II GS-I and afternoon section Paper-III GS-II,
  • 31/10-Paper-IV GS-III and Paper-V GS-IV
  • 1/11- Indian Languages as per selection of candidates and English in Afternoon section
  • 3/11-Optional paper-I and optional Paper-II

UPSC Civil services:

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is responsible for the conduction of Civil Service examinations in India. Higher level mains exam like Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS) is carried out by UPSC. These are the higher level post in India based on education.