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Civil Services Exam 2019-20 (Mains) – Notification, Date, Eligibility, Schedule

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Union Public Service Commission Service has released Civil Services Exam Time Table and Detailed Application Form-I (DAF-I) for Mains Exam. Qualifiers of Prelims Exam can read notification to know Eligibility, Civil Services Exam Date related information. Civil Services Mains Time Table is released both for forenoon and afternoon session. Candidates can apply for Detailed Application Form (DAF-I) to get admission in Mains Exam from 01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019 till 6:00 pm.

Latest Update On: 01-08-2019

Civil Services Mains – DAF (Detailed Application Form-I) Form Released Now!!

UPSC has issued Civil Services Mains Examination, 2019 Detailed Application Form-I for candidates who had qualified prelims examination. The period of filling up the application form is from 01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019. Candidates can read the instructions and notification available in English/Hindi by downloading below given pdf. While filling up the application form, candidates need to upload the scanned copies of required document.

Application Fee: Rs. 200/- need to be paid either depositing in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using Net Banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master/RuPayCredit/Debit card.

Offline Application Fee Payment mode is going to be closed on 15-08-2019 i.e. one day before the submission of application form while those paying the fee through online mode, they can submit it till 16-08-2019.

Civil Services Mains Exam is going to be conducting on 20th September, 2019. Along with the e-admit card, commission will issue the detailed time table.

Main Examination Centres:

Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.

Important Dates:

  • Submission of Detailed Application Form-I: From 01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019, Till 6:00 PM
  • Civil Services Mains Examination Date: 20-09-2019
  • Last Date to do Payment By Cash ( Offline Mode): 15-08-2019
  • Last Date to do Payment By Online Mode: 16-08-2019

Read Here: Instructions To Candidates Of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019

Download Here: Civil Services Mains Notification(English)

Download Here: Civil Services Mains Notification(Hindi)

Apply Here, Online: DAF: Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019

Civil Services Exam

Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission
CategoryCivil Services Exam
Number of vacancies782
Date of issue of Civil Services exam 2019 notification19-02-2019
Starting date to fill UPSC application form19-02-2019
Closing date to apply online18-03-2019
UPSC Pre Exam Date02-06-2019 (1 Day)
UPSC Civil Services Detailed
Application Form (DAF-I) Date
01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019
UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Date20-09-2019 to 29-09-2019 (5 Days)
Declaration of final resultJanuary 2020

Download Here:  Civil Services Mains DAF -I Details

Civil Services Time Table

9.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon
2.00 P.M. to
5.00 P.M.
No Paper

Download Here: Civil Services (Main) Exam 2019 Time Table

The process to fill Civil Services Exam application form for Mains will be commenced from 01-08-2019 to 16-08-2019 till 6:00 pm. onwards. Contenders must go through the entire eligibility conditions in order to satisfy themselves for Union Public Commission Service recruitment 2019.

Civil Services Exam 2020

Latest Update for Civil Services Exam 2020:

UPSC has announced Civil Services Exam Dates for the year 2020 while Civil Services Mains Exam for 2019 is remaining yet. Aspirants who wish to apply for Civil Services Exam 2020 they can fill Civil Services Application Form from 12.02.2020 to 03.03.2020. Civil Services Exam Date is 31.05.2020. Aspirants should start their preparation for Civil Service Exam 2020 form today if you want to crack this exam.

To get Civil Services Exam Notification 2019 Details: Available Here!!!

Union Public Service Commission has conducted Civil Services Prelims Exam on 02.06.2019 ( 1 day) and now mains exam is going to be started from 20-09-2019 to 29-09-2019 i.e. for five days. The civil services result for UPSC Prelims Exam is available for candidates on the official website.

To gain more details about Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Exam including eligibility, applying process, paper pattern & others, you may scroll down this page designed by team members of

Civil Services Vacancies:

Number of Vacancies: 782

Sr. No. Name of Service or Posts Name
01Indian Administrative Service
02Indian Foreign Service
03Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise, Gr. ‘A’)
04Indian P&T Accounts & Finance Service, Gr. ‘A’
05Indian Audit & Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
06Indian Defence Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
07Indian Revenue Service (I.T.),Gr. ‘A’
08Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Gr. ‘A’
09Indian Postal Service, Gr. ‘A.
10Indian Civil Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A
11Indian Railway Accounts Service, Gr. ‘A’
12Indian Railway Personnel Service, Gr. ‘A’
13Indian Railways Traffic Service Gr. ‘A’
14Indian Defence Estates Service Gr. ‘A’
15Indian Information Service, Gr. ‘A’
16Indian Trade Service Gr. ‘A’ (Gr.III)
17Indian Corporate Law Service
18Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Gr.’B’ (Section Officers’ Grade)
19Delhi, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service, Gr. ‘B’
20Pondicherry Civil Service, (Group B)

Check Also: UPSC Notification

UPSC Civil Services Eligibility Criteria 2019:

Check out detailed Civil Services Eligibility Criteria prior applying for Civil Services Exam 2019.


  • For Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, applicants should be Indian resident.
  • For other Recruitment candidates must be a citizen of India, or subject of Nepal / Bhutan / A Tibetan refugee / A person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from other countries with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Number Of Attempts for UPSC Civil Services Exam:

  • Applicants, who are willing to get Civil Services Jobs, should have degree in any discipline from concern Universities recognized by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions.
  • Candidates who have appeared examination but have not been informed of the results are eligible to apply and applicants who are having professional and technical qualifications that are recognized by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree are also eligible to apply.

Check Details Here: UPSC Eligibility Criteria

Number Of Attempts:

We have listed attempt details concerning Civil Services Paper in tabular form. Have a look below.

CategoryNo. of Attempts
Open Category6 times
OBC9 times
SC/STNo limit

UPSC Civil Services Age Limit:

Applicants applying against Civil Services Notification 2019 shall be not more than 18 years of age and other age criteria is mentioned below:

CategoryAge limit (upto)
Open Category32

Get Here>> Civil Services Exam Notification

UPSC Civil Services Application Fee:

To apply against Civil Services mains notification, applicants are required to pay application fee through Credit/Debit card/Internet banking or cash in SBI Bank.

  • General/Others – Rs.100/-
  • SC/ST/PH Candidates – No fees

Read Here: How to Pay Application Fees Through Online Mode

Civil Services Selection Criteria:

Aspirants will be shortlisted for UPSC Civil Services Recruitment on the basis of performance in listed sessions.

  • Prelims Exam
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

Read Below For Better Preparation Of Exam/Interview:

Civil Services Exam Pattern

Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern 2019:

Name of the paperNo. of MCQsMax. marksDuration of exam
General Studies Paper I1002002 hours
General Studies paper II802002 hours
General Studies paper II (X series)802002 hours 20 minutes

Points Concerning UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam

  • In UPSC Prelims exam, Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions are asked.
  • There is a provision of “Negative Marking” in the Prelims exam.
  • There is a penalty of 33% marks or we can also say 0.83 marks for each and every wrong answer.
  • Shortlisted aspirants under Preliminary exam will appear for UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam for Indian Forest Service.
  • Only blind aspirants will be allotted extra time of 20 mints for each paper.
  • It is obligatory for all the candidates to appear in both the papers of Civil Services.
  • Marks scored in the Prelims exam will not be counted in the final marks of the Mains exam as well Interview.

Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern 2019:

Paper Details Subjects Description Max  Marks
Qualifying Paper
Paper-AOne of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper)300
Paper-BEnglish (Qualifying Paper)300
Papers To Be Counted For Merit
Papers IIGeneral Studies I250
Papers IIIGeneral Studies II250
Papers IVGeneral Studies III250
Papers VGeneral Studies IV250
Papers VI, VIIOptional Subjects Paper 1250
Papers VIIOptional Subjects Paper 2250
Total Marks for Written Examination1750
Personality Test275
Grand Total2025

Also Read: UPSC Syllabus

Civil Services Syllabus 2019:

In Civil Services Exam 2019, questions are asked from topics like History of India and Indian National Movement, General Science, Indian polity and Governance, General Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning and analytical ability etc. By hitting on link placed on this page, you may access complete syllabus of Civil Services Exam.

Must Check: Civil Services Syllabus

Centers Of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination:

Buddh Nagar
Panaji (Goa)Kohima
Port BlairKozhikode
(Andhra Pradesh)
JabalpurNavi Mumbai

Centers of Civil Services (Mains) Examination

AllahabadDispur (Guwahati)

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Civil Services Exam Cut Off 2019:


Procedure to fill Civil Services Application form 2019:

Civil Services Online Registration process will be done in two parts as Part- I Registration and Part- II Registration.  Follow steps listed here to apply for Civil Services Exam.

Part- I Registration:

Follow steps listed below to fill Civil Services Online Application form.

  • Visit official website of Union Public Service Commission Official website that is
  • Press on “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC” link accessible at mid of page.
  • Choose ‘Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination’ link from new page.
  • For Part- I Registration, read out all instructions carefully.
  • After that, fill Civil Services Registration Form 2019.
  • Put all details like name, gender, date of birth, fathers and mother name and contact details etc in CSE Registration Form.
  • Submit all details & an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.

Hit here>>Part I Registration

Part-II Registration:

  • Prior applying, Scan your photograph, which should be in JPG format of size 40 kb and greater than 3 kb and resolution 140 pixel height by 110 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit and signature in JPG format, having digital size of each file must be less that 40 kb and greater than 1 kb and resolution 110 pixel height by 140 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.
  • Access copy of challan form. Hit on ‘Part- II Registration’.
  • Make payment of application fee.
  • Choose center from 23 centers as per your preference.
  • Upload your photograph and signature.
  • Hit on submit tab for submission of CSE Online Application form.
  • Carry hard copy of it for future need.

Hit here>>Part II Registration

UPSC Civil Services Exam 2019 Important Dates:

EventsTentative Dates
Issue of  UPSC Civil Services Notification19.02.2019
availability of UPSC Civil Services Application form
Last date for UPSC Civil Services registration18.03.2019
UPSC Civil Services Prelims Admit CardLast week of May 2019
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam date02.06.2019 (1 Day)
UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam resultReleased Now
UPSC Civil Services mains admit cardSeptember  2019
UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Date20.09.2019 to 29.09.2019 (5 Days)
Declaration of Civil Services Final ResultJanuary 2020

Final note:

For rest updates on Civil Services Exam 2019, candidates are advised to hit on the official link of the website regularly.

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11 Responses to "Civil Services Exam 2019-20 (Mains) – Notification, Date, Eligibility, Schedule"



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