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  • UPSC organizes IAS exam annually. As IAS exam is a three-stage exam process, which UPSC conducts throughout a year. So, knowing the expected UPSC exam dates will help you in IAS preparation and planning. For this, UPSC will publish the updated UPSC exam dates in its annual calendar at UPSC official website (
  • Usually, UPSC publishes the IAS official notification in February with IAS exam details, and then it will conduct IAS prelims around June. You can expect the commission to hold the IAS mains in September or October and finally, the IAS personality test/ interview will be organized near February. .

Year wise updated IAS exam dates:

Year UPSC Application starting date UPSC Application Closing date UPSC Prelims Date UPSC Mains Date UPSC Interview Date
2014 31st May 2014 30th June 2014 24th August 2014 14th December 2014 April- June 2015
2015 23rd May 2015 19th June 2015 23rd August 2015 18th December 2015 March-May 2016
2016 27th April 2016 27th May 2016 7th August 2016 3rd December 2016 March-May 2017
2017 22nd February 2017 17th March 2017 18th June 2017 28th October 2017 February- April 2018
2018 7th February 2018 6th March 2018 3rd June 2018 28th September 2018 February 2019
2019 (Expected) February 2019 March 2019 June - July September February

IAS 2019 Exam Dates

  • IAS 2019 notification released 19th February 2019
  • Last date for application: 18th March 2019
  • IAS prelims 2019 exam date : 2nd June 2019
  • IAS Mains 2019 exam date: 20th September 2019
  • IAS Interview 2019 date (Expected): February 2020

‘Today's actions are Tomorrow's success’ So, it is a clever decision to start your UPSC preparation as soon as possible. Don’t wait for UPSC official notification release to start IAS prelims preparations. Being an early bird has its advantages.

  • Ample of time to understand from basic concept in detail
  • Can take more IAS mock tests and IAS preparatory exams
  • You will have time for revision of IAS subjects
  • Follow up of current affairs along the UPSC preparation
  • Increase your chances for clearing IAS exams in first attempt

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