The Union Public Service Commission is the premier recruiting agency for the Government of India that conducts the examinations for government posts every year recruiting candidates for the All India Services, Central Services, and Cadres, as well as the Armed Forces of the Union of India.

It conducts the Civil Services Examinations every year. The Civil Services Examination is a nationwide competitive examination for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service.

This examination is conducted in three phases – a preliminary examination consisting of two objective-type papers, and a main examination consisting of nine papers of conventional type, followed by a personality test.

Now let’s learn about the UPSC examinations that are going to be held this year.

UPSC 2021

For the UPSC 2021 examinations, the candidates can apply online for them using the official website. This examination is conducted every year to find out those new talents that can take up the responsibility of handling all the affairs of our country.

This examination is conducted every year in an offline mode with the use of pen and paper. Strict rules and regulations are followed every year with safety protocols considering the present scenario.

Last Date to Apply for UPSC Prelims and Mains 2021

The last date to apply for the Prelims and Mains examinations happening this year has been postponed until further notice due to the ongoing petition in the SC.

Given below are the dates for the examinations happening this year:

1. UPSC Notification 2021

Delayed (Earlier 10 February 2021)

The notifications to be issued on the Civil Services Examination has been delayed by UPSC

2. Last Date to Apply for UPSC 2021

Delayed (Earlier March 2021)

The last date to apply for the 2021 examination has been delayed. Earlier, the last date to apply for the examination was in March 2021, but now it has been delayed.

3. UPSC Prelims Date 2021

The date for the Prelims that is going to happen this year, in 2021 is 27 June 2021.

The Prelims examinations happening this year have not been delayed. These dates were provided during the final list of dates that came out and they will be conducted nationally in various allotted centers.

4. Prelims Result in 2021

Temporarily the dates for the examination have been considered in the month of July, this year.

The results for the Prelims examinations are to be tentatively declared in July 2021.

5. UPSC Mains 2021

The date for the Mains that are going to happen this year, in 2021 is 17 September 2021. The Mains examinations will be conducted nationally this year in various allotted centers.

6. Mains Result 2021

The expected dates for the results of the Mains examinations are out now but they are supposed to be out in December, this year.

Also Read: Mains 2021 Exam Date: Check this to know More about the UPSC Exam Date, Syllabus & More

UPSC Notification 2021

With the opening of the notifications for the year 2021, the candidates can apply online for the CSE Examinations that are going to be held in the year 2021. The notification has been delayed due to the ongoing case in SC regarding an extra attempt in the UPSC examinations.

The notification for the examination is extremely important to note and carry down because it provides an individual, i.e., the applicant or the candidate, all the necessary information regarding the CSE examination 2021.

This notification includes:

# Exam dates

# Number of vacancies

# Allotted centers of the examination

# Fees for the examination

# The Application Procedure

# Eligibility criteria for the CSE examination

# Civil services post

# Latest prescribed syllabus

In short, it includes everything that is required for an individual and all the CSE aspirants to check the relevant and crucial information.

UPSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment 2021

According to the Union Public Service Commission (Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Executive Engineer Vacancy), there are different advertisements available for 42 Assistant Engineer (AEN), Sr. Scientific Assistant & Other Posts.

This is a full-time job that is organized for selecting deserving applicants. The online forms for the deserving candidates for the AEN were out from the month of September, last year, i.e., 2020. Candidates could easily check the applications and the forms for the post of Engineer.

The upper age limit for the post is 35 years as of the last date of the application. The maximum age is relaxable for SC/ ST applicants up to five years and for the OBC applicants, it is a maximum of three years in respect to the vacancies that are reserved for the candidates for recruitment 2021.

Examination Fees

All the applicants are required to pay an amount of Rs. 25/- as a registration fee for the examination. For the SC/ ST/ Women/ PwBD applicants, no application fee is required for them to pay.

How to Apply?

All the applicants are required to apply online through the Official Portal.

Any other applications received through any other portal or platform would not be accepted and would be rejected anytime soon.

Also Read: Civil Services Prelims 2021: How to Prepare For UPSC Exam Amid Covid-19 Pandemic?


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