The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released its UPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2024 on its official website. The annual UPSC calendar includes the dates for the release of the exam notifications, the last date to apply, UPSC exam dates and the duration of the exam.

As per the updated UPSC Calendar 2024, the UPSC Civil Services Exam (CSE) Prelims 2024 will be held on June 16, 2024. The UPSC Mains 2024 is scheduled to be held from 20th September 2024 for five days.

UPSC Calendar 2024

Many candidates eagerly wait for the UPSC Calendar 2024 year to keep track of important dates related to various exams conducted by UPSC. This year, the official calendar was out on 10th May 2023, as per which the expected dates for Civil Services Prelims and Mains are as follows:

  • UPSC CSE Notification 2024 will be released on 14th February 2024.
  • The last date to apply online for the exam is 5th March 2024.
  • UPSC Prelims Exam Date – 26th May 2024 –> Re-scheduled to 16th June 2024
  • UPSC Mains Exam Date – 20th September 2024 onwards
UPSC Calendar 2024
UPSC Calendar 2024

UPSC Calendar 2024 – UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains Dates

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 202416th June 2024
UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination 202420th September 2024 Onwards

UPSC Calendar 2024 (PDF)

Download the official UPSC Annual Calendar 2024 PDF from the button link below. It will assist aspirants in their preparations by providing them with details of the exam dates, notification releases, applications, etc.

Re-scheduling of CS(P)-IFoS(P) Examination, 2024

“Due to the schedule of the impending General Election, the UPSC has decided to postpone the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination – 2024 which also serves as screening test for Indian Forest Service Examination, 2024 from 26-05-2024 to 16-06-2024.”

How to Download UPSC Annual Calendar from Official Website?

Here are the steps to check and download the UPSC Calendar PDF from the official website:

  • Go to the official UPSC website –
  • Look for the “Calendar” on the homepage under the “Examination” tab.
  • Click on the “Calendar” tab to access the relevant section.
  • There you will find the PDF links to the annual calendar for the last three years.
  • Click on the “UPSC Annual Calendar 2024” link to download the PDF.

UPSC Calendar 2023 – IAS Prelims & Mains Dates

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 202328th May 2023
UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination 202315th September 2023 Onwards

UPSC Calendar 2022 – IAS Prelims & Mains Dates

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 20225th June 2022
UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination 202216th September 2022 onwards

UPSC Calendar 2021 – IAS Prelims & Mains Dates

UPSC Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 202110th October 2021
UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Examination 20217th January 2022 onwards