Civil Service (Main) Examination, 2019 to Be Held on 20th September 2019 (Download PDF)


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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released a tentative 2019 exam and recruitment schedule for all the important exams it will be conducting in 2019. Civil Service (Main) Examination, to be held on 20th September 2019.

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How to Apply:

  • Applicants who want to apply for the Civil service (Main) Examination, 2019 must visit the official site of UPSC upsc. gov. in

Important Dates

  • Date of Exam: 20 September 2019
  • Duration of exam: 5 days

IAS Exam Has Three Stages:

  • Stage I: Preliminary Examination. (Negative Marks- 1/3rd Mark for incorrect answer)
  • Stage II: Main Examination.
  • Stage III: Personality Test/Interview Round

Exam Pattern:

Table contain shows the Exam Pattern

Table contain shows the Exam Pattern




Paper A

Compulsory Indian Language (Qualifying)


Paper B

English (Qualifying)


Paper I



Paper II

General Studies I (Indian Heritage and Culture, History, and Geography of the World and Society)


Paper III

General Studies II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)


Paper IV

General Studies III (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)


Paper V

General Studies-IV (Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude)


Paper VI

Optional Paper-I


Paper VII

Optional Paper-II (Candidate can choose Literature as an Optional and need not be a graduate in that language)


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- Published/Last Modified on: June 27, 2018

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