The Hush Post: Two weeks after conducting the UPSC Civil Services 2018 Preliminary examinations earlier this month, the Union Public Service Commission has released the dates of the UPSC Mains examination to be held in September-October this year. Details are available at UPSC’s official website upsc.gov.in.
As per a report in The Indian Express, the UPSC Mains exam will start on September 28, 2018, and will last till October 7, 2018. The UPSC Civil Services Mains 2018 exam will be over a week before Durga Puja. The exam, which will be held on Friday-Saturday-Sunday, will be conducted in two sessions, one being forenoon (9 AM to 12 PM) and the other is afternoon (2 PM to 5 PM). Last year, the Commission held the UPSC 2017 exam in the months of October and November 2017, the report said.
The Commission has also released the UPSC Mains Exam Time Table 2018. The timetable for the 2018 examinations is as follows:
UPSC Civil Services Exam, Recruitment 2018: UPSC Mains Exam Time Table 2018-
September 28, 2018 (9 AM to 12 PM): Paper 1 (Essay)
September 29, 2018 (9 AM to 12 PM): Paper 2 (GS I)
September 29, 2018 (2 PM to 5 PM): Paper 3 (GS II)
September 30, 2018 (9 AM to 12 PM): Paper 4 (GS III)
September 30, 2018 (2 PM to 5 PM): Paper 5 (GS IV)
October 6, 2018 (9 AM to 12 PM): Paper A (Indian Language)
October 6, 2018 (2 PM to 5 PM): Paper B (English)
October 7, 2018 (9 AM to 12 PM): Paper 6 (Optional Paper I)
October 7, 2018 (2 PM to 5 PM): Paper 7 (Optional Paper II)
UPSC Civil Services Exam, Recruitment 2018: The UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 examination was held on June 3 this year at 73 centres all across India. The UPSC 2018 result for the Prelims exam will be released in the month of July, 2018. Last year, the commission released the Civil Services 2017 Prelims results in the last week of July.