UPSC Exam Calendar 2018: List of Popular Exams & Important Dates

Published: | February 19, 2018
UPSC Exam Calendar 2018: List of Popular Exams & Important Dates
  • UPSC has released the schedule of popular exams for the year 2018 including IAS, IPS, IFS and others.
  • The date sheet is not final and is subject to change in case of emergencies; check details here.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts some of the most important examinations for the selection of grade 1 and grade 2 officers. Amongst these are the IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IFS (Indian Foreign Service), IPS (Indian Police Service) and IRS (Indian Revenue Service) officers’ recruitment exams.

These are some of the toughest exams in India and require a lot of time for preparation. Keeping this in mind, UPSC has released the dates of the exam well in advance so that aspirants could plan their preparation. Check the schedule of popular UPSC exams 2018 below.

Also Read: UPSC Age Limit Criteria: Candidates from J&K to get 5 Years Relaxation

UPSC Exam Calendar 2018:

Name of the Exam



Sunday, March 4, 2018

N.D.A. & N.A. (Exam 1)

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Civil Services Preliminary Exam

Sunday, March 6, 2018

Indian Forest Service Preliminary Exam

Sunday, March 6, 2018

I.E.S. and I.S.S. Examination

Friday, June 29, 2018

Engineering Services (Main) Exam

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Exam

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Combined Medical Services Exam

Sunday, July 22, 2018

N.D.A. & N.A. (Exam 2)

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Civil Services (Main) Exam

Friday, September 28, 2018

C.D.S. Exam 2

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Also Read: Notification for UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 Released

The dates of the Civil Services Prelims and Mains exams 2018 are earlier as compared to the exams conducted in 2017. The commission in case of emergencies or clash of exams can change UPSC schedule for exams mentioned above. Keep checking the latest updates of UPSC exams at CollegeDekho.


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