Union Public Service Commission has releases the Examination Calendar for 2016.
The Preliminary Examination for CSE 2016 for Selection into Civil Services and Indian Forest Service will be held on August 7, 2016 ( Sunday ). This is about two weeks earlier than the Examination Date for Prelims 2015
Expected Date of Notification for CSE 2016
The expected date of Notification for Civil Services Examination 2016 is 23rd April 2016. In this Notification, UPSC annually comes up with vacancies for the Examinations and also announces changes, if any in the Examination pattern, barring this year, when CSAT was made qualifying in nature post a notification from Department of Personnel.
Last Date for filling Up Forms for Civil Services 2016
The last date for filling up forms is 20 May , 2016. So you will have less than 30 days to fill up the form. However, if you want a good center for your Prelims Exam, it is advisable to fill up the form as early as possible. By a Good center, we mean a center where you have better classrooms and benches /seating capacity.
Civil Services Mains Examination Date
As per the Calendar, The Mains Examination for Civil Services Examination 2016 will begin from Saturday, 3rd December 2016. The Mains Examination will be a 5 day affair as it has been this year.
The Expected Calendar for the Mains Examination 2016 is as follows:-
|DAY||9AM – 12 PM||2PM – 5PM|
|Day 2||General Studies Paper 1||General Studies Paper 2|
|Day 3||General Studies Paper 3||General Studies Paper 4|
|Day 4||Optional Paper 1||Optional Paper 2|
|Day 5||Language Paper||No Paper in this Session|