UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2021 Time Table Released

By : vandana doll |

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the schedule of the Civil Services Main Examination, 2021. The Main Examination will be held from 7th January 2022 in two sessions – Forenoon Session (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon) and Afternoon Session (2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M). Candidates can check the main exam details from the given below table:-

Date of ExamForenoon Session (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon)Afternoon Session (2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M)
07-01-2022Paper-I EssayNo Paper
08-01-2022Paper-II General Studies-IPaper-III General Studies-II
09-01-2022Paper-IV General Studies-IIIPaper-V General Studies-IV
15-01-2022Paper-A Indian LanguagePaper-B English
16-01-2022Paper-VI Optional Subject-Paper-1Paper-VII Optional Subject-Paper-2

The commission has also released the detailed application form (DAF) I for the civil service main exam 2021. The qualified candidates seeking admission to the Civil Services (Main) Examination have to fill Detailed Application Form – I (DAF – I) from 22-11-2021 to 01-12-2021 till 6:00 PM.

Application Fee:- Candidates applying for Civil Services (Main) Examination are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using the Net Banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master/ RuPayCredit/ Debit card.


  • All female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/ Persons with Benchmark Disability categories are not required to pay any fee.
  • Applications without the prescribed fee (Unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.
  • Fee once paid shall not be refunded.

Detailed Application form-I for Successful Candidates