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Civil Service Exam Schedule 2018


The IAS exam 2018 as usual will be held in three phases. The entrance exam for the IAS is called the Civil Service Preliminary Exams. This is only the qualifying exam for writing the mains exam. It comprises of two papers with multiple choice questions each for two hours. Once you have cleared the Prelims exam you are eligible to appear in the Mains written exams. Once you have cleared the mains exam you will be illegible to face the personality test (interview).

Civil Services Examination Time Table 2018

UPSC Exam Dates

Name of Civil Service Exam Date of Notification/ Last date for receipt of applications Date of commencement of Examination and its duration Remarks
Civil Services
(Prelims) Exam 2018
07.02.2018/ 06.03.2018
03.06.2018
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Indian Forest Service
(Prelims) EXAM, 2018
07.02.2018/ 06.03.2018
03.06.2018
(Sunday)
1 Day
-
Civil Services
(Main) Exam 2018
- 01.10.2018
(Monday)
5 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims
Indian Forest Service
(Main) EXAM, 2018
- 02.12.2018
(Sunday)
10 Days
Only for those who have cleared the Prelims