UPSC Calendar 2023 Out: Union Public Service Commission has released the annual exam calendar for the various national level exams on its official website @upsc.gov.in. In the UPSC Exam Calendar 2023, the dates for notification, online registration and exam have been announced which would be of great help to the candidates who are planning to prepare for UPSC Exams for the year 2023. 

UPSC Calendar 2023

The UPSC exams 2023 will begin with Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination on 15th January 2023 and Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination on 19th February 2023. The commission holds every right for changing the dates of notification, commencement and duration of Examinations/ RTs, if the circumstances so warrant. If you are planning for any UPSC Exam, then bookmark this UPSC 2023 Calendar to stay updated with the UPSC Exam Dates 2023.

UPSC Annual Calendar 2023

For the year 2023, UPSC will be conducting exams for various posts under Civil services, Indian Forest Service (IFS), NDA- NA I & II, CDS I & II, engineering services and combined geo-scientist, ISS, IES, CAPF, and other exams. Check the notification release date, registration dates, and examination dates for all UPSC Exams 2023 from the below-tabulated data.  

UPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2023
UPSC Exam 2023Application & Notification DateLast Date of ApplicationUPSC Exam Date 2023
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  15th January 2023 [1 day]
Engineering Services (Prelims) Exam 202314th September 202204th October 202219th February 2023 [1 day]
Combined Geo-Scientist (Prelims) Exam 202321st September 202211th October 202219th February 2023 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  19th February 2023 [1 day]
CBI (DSP) LDCE, 202330th November 202220th December 202211th March 2023 [2 days]
CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-202330th November 202220th December 202212th March 2023 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  12th March 2023 [1 day]
NDA & NA 1 Exam 202321st December 202210th January 202316th April 2023 [1 day]
CDS 1 Exam 2023
Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 202301st  February 202321st February 202328th May 2023 [1 day]
Indian Forest Service (Prelims) Exam 2023
I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 202319th April 202309th May 202323rd June 2023 [3 days]
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination, 2023  24th June 2023 [2 days]
Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2023  25th June 2023 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  02nd July 2023 [1 day]
Combined Medical Services Exam 202319th April 202309th May 202316th July 2023 [1 day]
UPSC CAPF 2023 Exam (ACs) Exam26th April 202316th May 202306th August 2023 [1 day]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Exam  20th August 2023 [1 day]
NDA & N.A. (II) Exam 202317th May 202306th June 202303rd September 2023 [1 day]
C.D.S. (II) Exam 2023
Civil Services (Main) Exam 2023  15th September 2023 [5 days]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Exam  08th October 2023 [1 day]
Indian Forest Service (Main) Exam 2023  26th November 2023 [10 days]
S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE12th September 202303rd October 202309th December 2023 [2 days]
Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination  17th December 2023 [1 day]

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UPSC Calendar 2023

Let's have a look at the brief about the important exams like CAPF, to be covered in UPSC Calendar 2023.

UPSC IAS: Civil Service Exam is commonly named as UPSC IAS Exam for which every year lakhs of graduates try their luck for officer posts in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and other reputed services. For the year 2023, UPSC IAS Prelims Exam is scheduled for 28th May 2023 and Mains will be held for 5 consecutive days beginning from 15th September 2023 as notified in UPSC Calendar 2023. Click Here to know more about UPSC IAS Exam.  

UPSC CAPF: As per the UPSC Calendar 2023, Central Armed Police Forces Exam 2023 will be held on 06th August 2023 for Assistant Commandants posts. The Central Armed Police Force is a unified name of the seven security forces in India which is authorized by the MHA. The recruited candidates in the UPSC CAPF exam will be selected for vacant Assistant Commandants posts in seven security forces. Click Here, to read more about UPSC CAPF Exam. 

UPSC NDA: NDA Exam is conducted two times a year for the candidates who are interested in admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of NDA and Indian Naval Academy Courses (INAC). According to the UPSC Calendar 2023, NDA I will be held on 16th April 2023 & NDA II is scheduled for 03rd September 2023. The selection process for NDA-NA will be conducted through an online examination and SSB Interview. Click Here, to know details about NDA & NA Exam. 

UPSC CDS: UPSC will be conducting CDS Exam twice a year (16th April 2023 & 03rd September 2023) for the aspirants interested in joining the defence force in the Indian Air Force, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Officer’s Training Academy. The selection will be done through an online exam, interview, and medical examination. Click Here, to read more about UPSC CDS Exam.

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UPSC Calendar 2023: FAQ's

UPSC Calendar 2023 has been published on the official website of UPSC i.e. upsc.gov.in

As per the UPSC Calendar 2023, the prelims for Civil Service is to be held on 28th May 2023 and Mains from 15th September 2023 onwards.

UPSC has released dates for Civil services, Indian Forest Service (IFS), NDA- NA I & II, CDS I & II, engineering services and combined geo-scientist, ISS, IES, CAPF, and other exams

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