UPSC calendar 2018: Check UPSC Exam Schedule Here

Civil Services Examination is a highly competitive and tough exam which is conducted all over India on the national level.

This exam is held on the decision of Union Public Service Commission with the purpose of making a registration in Civil Services of the Government of India, including Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Revenue Service and many more.

Moreover, this examination is arranged in two stages- Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.

UPSC Exam Calendar 2018: 

On this page, we are providing all the details which are related to Union Public Service Commission Exam. This page contains the schedule for UPSC Exam 2018-19, there are few examinations which are to be held for year 20118 so candidates can check dates of exams as per the requirements. You have been giving the UPSC Exam Schedule that ensures the suitable and perfect planning for the exam. It must be given a look to get familiar with them.

UPSC Calendar 2018 

Aspirants can crosscheck the exam dates for UPSC 2018 prepared on previous year schedule. So eager candidates who need to appear for the UPSC examination, can go through the details of their exam and can apply before the closing date. In addition, can join the timetable of UPSC 2018 Exam formulated on the last year data-

Name Of Examination Date Of Notification Closing Date For Receipt Of Applications Period of Exam Name Of Examination
Engineering Services (Preliminary) 27-09-2017 23-10-2017 07-01-2018 1 Day
CDS (I) 8-11-2017 4-12-2017 04-12-2018 1 Day
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2018 6-12-2017 29-12-2017 04-03-2018 1 Day
NDA & NA (I) 10-01-2018 05-02-2018 22-04-2018 1 Day
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 7-02-2018 6-03-2018 03-06-2018 1 Day
Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination
IES/ISS 21-03-2018 16-04-2018 29-06-2018 3 Days
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 21-03-2018 16-04-2018 29-06-2018 3 Days
Engineering Services (Main) 1-07-2018 1 Day
Combined Medical Services Examination 11-03-2018 07-05-2018 22-07-2018 1 Day
Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination 25-04-2018 21-05-2018 12-08-2018 (SUNDAY) 1 day
NDA & NA (II) 6-06-2018 2-07-2018 9-09-2018 1 Day
Civil Services Main 1-10-2018 5 Days
CDS II exam 8-08-2018 3-09-2018 18-11-2018 1 Day
IFS Main 2-12-2018 10 Days
SO/STENO 12-09-2018 05-10-2018 15-12-2018  2 Days

UPSC Recruitment Process: 

Primarily, the Union Public Service Commission publishes the UPSC recruitment notification to provide a vast opportunity to students and gives a chance to get jobs in the line of occupation they deserve. They can apply for the post by filling in application form of UPSC 2018 Exam.

UPSC Selection Process: 

The candidates are selected through the marks they would be achieved in the written examination. Students who clear the exam are chosen for interview round.

When the UPSC result has been obtained by students, the commission will declare the time for the interview. Candidates who gave their best in the interview round they will be carefully chosen for the particular position.


Applicants who are planning to take part in the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination 2018 are suggested to keep a daily check on the official site.

Applicants will be needed to fill the application form take part in the in the ESE examination. After the termination of the exam, the result will be announced on the official website that they can receive by online method.

UPSC Central Armed Police Forces Exam: 

UPSC will hold Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination one time a year. The contenders who have cleared all selection process will be joining UPSC CAPF 2018.

Aspirants who want to apply for UPSC Central Police Force exam will be required to check the notice by going to the website and complete the application form before the last date which falls in May.

UPSC Exam Pattern 2018

  • UPSC holds the IAS Entrance Examination to offer jobs to the curious and determined candidates in Civil Services as per their knowledge and skill. The UPSC board sets the exam into three stages- Civil Services Aptitude Test, Mains (Civil Services Mains), Personality test (interview).
  • Aspirants belonging to the Open and General category can attempt the exam six times. There is no limit for those who are from SC/ST category.
  • Those who are from OBC Category can appear in the exam nine times.
  • Those who are physically disabled/ General/Open category will be appearing for the exam nine times.
  • The student’s performance in the Preliminary Examination will be considered for Civil Services Examination.

UPSC 2018 Exam Centers: 

Gartala Ghaziabad Gautam Buddh Nagar
Agra Gorakhpur Panaji (Goa)
Ajmer Gurgaon Patna
Ahmedabad Gwalior Port Blair
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Allahabad Indore Raipur
Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bangalore Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siligudi
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Thane
Coimbatore Kolkata Thiruvananthapuram
Cuttack Kozhikode Tiruchirapalli
Dehradun Lucknow Tirupati
Delhi Ludhiana Udaipur
Dharwad Madurai Varanasi
Dispur Mumbai Vellore
Faridabad Mysore Vijayavada
Gangtok Nagpur Vishakhapatnam
Gaya Navi Mumbai Warangal