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 Exam||Forenoon Session (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon)||Afternoon Session (2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M)|
|07-01-2022||Paper-I Essay||No Paper|
|08-01-2022||Paper-II General Studies-I||Paper-III General Studies-II|
|09-01-2022||Paper-IV General Studies-III||Paper-V General Studies-IV|
|15-01-2022||Paper-A Indian Language||Paper-B English|
|16-01-2022||Paper-VI Optional Subject-Paper-1||Paper-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.