The Union Public Service Commission releases the tentative calendar or exam dates for various examination will be released 5-6 months’ prior the examinations and the UPSC 2018 Tentative calendar for various examinations conducted was released on the 1st of February 2018.
NOTE: Earlier the date of the UPSC Civil Services Mains 2018 Examination was scheduled to be held on 1st of October 2018 but now the IAS mains exam date is changed and is to be held on 28th September 2018.
Below given is the list of examinations conducted by the UPSC as mentioned in the UPSC 2018 Tentative Calendar for the various examination conducted by the UPSC viz.
- Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
- Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination
- Central Industrial Security Force Assistant Commandant Executive Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (CISF AC(EXE) LDCE)
- National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (N.D.A. & N.A.) Examination
- Civil Services Examination
- Indian Forest Service Examination
- Indian Economic Services/ Indian Statistical Services (IES/ISS) Examination
- Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination
- Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination
- Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandants (CAPF ACs) Examination etc.
- S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE
- Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination
UPSC 2018 TENTATIVE CALENDAR/EXAM DATES OF VARIOUS EXAMINATION
|Sl. No.||Name of Examination||Date of Notification/Start Date of online Application||Last Date to fill Applications||Date of Commencement of Exam||Duration of Exam|
|1||Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||27.09.2017||23.10.2017||07.01.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|2||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||21.01.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|3||C.D.S. Examination (I), 2018||08.11.2017||04.12.2017||04.02.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|4||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||25.02.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|5||CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2018||06.12.2017||29.12.2017||04.03.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|6||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||11.03.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|7||* N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2018||15.01.2018||05.02.2018||22.04.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|8||Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||07.02..2018||06.03.2018||03.06.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|9||Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 through CS(P) Examination 2018|
|10||I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018
|11||Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018
|12||Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2018||01.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|13||Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018||11.04.2018||07.05.2018||22.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||
|14||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||29.07.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|15||Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2018||25.04.2018||21.05.2018||12.08.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|16||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||19.08.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|17||N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2018||06.06.2018||02.07.2018||09.09.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|18||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||23.09.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|19||** Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018||28.09.2018 (FRIDAY)||5 DAYS|
|S20||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||28.10.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|21||C.D.S. Examination (II), 2018||08.08.2018||03.09.2018||18.11.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|22||Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||25.11.2018 (SUNDAY)||1 DAY|
|23||Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018||02.12.2018 (SUNDAY)||10 DAY|
|24||S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||12.09.2018||05.10.2018||15.12.2018 (SATURDAY)||2 DAYS|
* Date of Notification of NDA & NA Examination (I), 2018 changed from 10.01.2018 to 15.01.2018.
** Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018 will commence on 28.09.2018 in place of 01.10.2018.
The Commission has the right to change the dates of notification, exam date, and the duration of the examinations or RTs at their discretion if the circumstances warrant.