New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts many national level competitive examinations for recruitment to various services in the government of India. The prominent tests include Civil Services Examination (CSE), Engineering Services (Main) Examination (ESE), NDA , CDS, Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) , etc.
A large number of candidates apply for these competitive examinations. Cracking and qualifying one examination is a difficult task for candidates or aspirants. Candidates generally start preparation of these exams much before of the general notification released by the UPSC. Here, SkillOutlook presents the calendar of all examinations for the calendar year 2018 as the UPSC has released the tentative calendar schedule for all competitive examinations.
As per the Examination Calendar 2018 of UPSC, the UPSC will officially release notification on 27 September 2017 for Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018. The exam for the same will be conducted on 07 January 2018.
The list of upcoming examinations a
|Name of Examination||Date of
|Last Date for receipt of Applicatio||Date of commencement of Exam|
|Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||27.09.2017||23.10.2017||07.01.2018(SUNDAY)|
|C.D.S. Examination (I), 2018||08.11.2017||04.12.2017||04.02.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||25.02.2018(SUNDAY)|
|CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2018||06.12.2017||29.12.2017||04.03.2018
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2018||10.01.2018||05.02.2018||22.04.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018||07.02..2018||06.03.2018||03.06.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018through CS(P) Examination 2018||07.02..2018||06.03.2018||03.06.2018(SUNDAY)|
|I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018(FRIDAY)|
|Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2018||21.03.2018||16.04.2018||29.6.2018(FRIDAY)|
|Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2018||01.07.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018||11.04.2018||07.05.2018||22.07.2018
|Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2018||25.04.2018||21.05.2018||12.08.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||19.08.2018(SUNDAY)|
|N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2018||06.06.2018||02.07.2018||09.09.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination||23.09.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018||01.10.2018(MONDAY)|
|C.D.S. Examination (II), 2018||08.08.2018||03.09.2018||18.11.2018(SUNDAY)|
|Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018||02.12.2018(SUNDAY)|
|S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE||12.09.2018||05.10.2018||15.12.2018(SATURDAY)|
CDS Examination (I), 2018 will be notified on 08 September 2017. The exam will be conducted for the same on 04 February 2018(SUNDAY).
The notification for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018, the most prestigious competitive examination, will be released on 07 February 2018. The CSE Preliminary will be held 03 June 2018(SUNDAY). Meanwhile , CSE Main 2018 will commence from 01 October 2018(MONDAY) while the test will be held for five days.
Note: The schedule is tentative. The UPSC informed that The dates of notification, commencement and duration of Examinations/ RTs are liable to alteration, if the circumstances so warrant.