The UPSC Exam 2022 notification has been announced. The aspirants who are qualified and enthusiastic can apply on the commission’s official website. The aspirants can furthermore obtain all the accurate data about the exam on the website.

It is crucial to remember that the final date is 12th October (till 6:00 pm) to fill the application form. The prelims examination is planned to be held on 20th February 2022. Read on to learn more about when the UPSC prelims is in 2022.

When is the UPSC Prelims 2022?

When is the UPSC Prelims 2022? The most asked question by our interested aspirants. So here is the answer, as per the UPSC, recruitment tests or exams will be held in 2021 and 2022, and the schedule has already been announced. Eager aspirants can apply now to prevent any hassle at the last moment.

CDS 2022, combined geoscientist 2022, Engineering services 2022, NDA and CISE AC exam 2022 are only some of the announcements that will be published in 2021, involving one exam on September 22, one exam on December 1, and one exam on December 22.

UPSC Prelims 2022

This year’s notification for the Union Public Service Commission examination 2022 will be issued in the month of February, and the exam will be conducted on June 5, 2022. The primary exam for the CSE will be conducted commencing on September 16.

UPSC Civil Services Examination Calendar

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2022
Sl.No. Exams
1 UPSC Civil Service examination is planned for the prelims exam for Combined Geo-Scientist and Engineering Services to be held on February 20, 2022. The CDS-I exam and the NDA-I and NA exams will be conducted on  April 10, 2022.
2 The Combined Medical Services exam will take place on July 17, 2022, whereas the Mains exam for Indian Forest Service will take place on November 20, 2022.
3 CISF Accreditation Commission (CISF AC) (EXE) The LDCE 2022 exam will take place on March 13, 2022, whereas the Prelims for Civil Services and Prelims exam for Indian Forest Service will be conducted on June 5, 2022, accordingly.
4 The ISS/IES exam will be held on June 24, whereas the Mains exam for combined Geo-Scientist will take place on June 25, and the Mains exam for Engineering Services will be conducted on June 26.
5 The CMSE (Combined Medical Services Test) is scheduled to be held on July 17, 2022, whereas the Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) examination is scheduled to be conducted on August 7, in the exact year.
6 The S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE exam will take place on December 10, and the (reserved) UPSC RT/Exam will take place on December 18, in New Delhi.

Covid 19 Restrictions

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Civil Service Commission was compelled to postpone the Union Public Service Commission exam this year. In the month of May, the Civil Service Commission declared that it had decided to postpone the UPSC prelims exam, which was about to take place on June 27. The prelims exam will now be conducted on October 10th instead of before.

Meanwhile, many exams from the year 2021 are yet to be held. The Civil Services preliminary examination 2021 is scheduled to be held on October 10, 2021, and the mains examination will be conducted between 7th and 16th January 2022.

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

UPSC Online Application Process

You must fill a different application form for every Union Public Service Commission exam. UPSC Civil Services Examination Preliminary, Mains, and Interview have their forms, which may be observed here.

It is not a complicated task to fill the application form, you just need to follow through the steps. The Union Public Service Commission CSE 2021 notification will give a detailed description of the UPSC online application process. To provide you with an understanding of what we are discussing about, we will go through the procedures below:

Part I of the Union Public Service Commission Exam Application Form and Part II of the Union Public Service Commission Exam Application Form are different documents.

Follow the Steps to Fill Part-I UPSC Online Application Form

Step 1 Go to the UPSC’s official website for more data.
Step 2 From the drop-down menu choose the Examination Notifications tab
Step 3 Visit the Apply Online page, to apply online.
Step 4 To register yourself for UPSC Part-I, visit the URL that has been made available.
Step 5 Before selecting the Yes option go through the instructions on the application form carefully.
Step 6 Kindly fill out the Part-I form with all of your essential data, like

# Your name

# Date of birth

# Category

# Gender

# Email ID

# Contact number

# Permanent residence

# Marital status

# Parents’ names

# Community

# Educational qualification and so on.

Step 7 Once all of the data has been filled, select the Continue button. Go through your information whether everything is correct or not before selecting the Submit option because once the data is entered it is very complicated to fix it.

Follow the Steps to Fill Part-II UPSC Online Application Form

# Pay the Union Public Service Commission form fee either offline (in cash through State Bank of India challan) or online (via State Bank of India credit card/Net Banking/debit card). For those with disabilities, females, PWD/SC/ST application fee is free; all other aspirants need to pay INR. 100.

# Picture ID card, photograph and signature need to be uploaded as a scanned version of the documents following the Civil Service regulations.

# Fill in the gaps with data about the fee payment way and the exam centre.

Once you have completed reading the instructions, select the ‘I Agree’ button.

# The button will generate a page with a registration/enrollment number, which you will use to join the service. Try to memorize the registration number, and don’t forget to take a printout for reference.

UPSC Preparation Tips

Candidates should start their UPSC preparation as soon as possible because the Civil Service exams are getting close. It depends on you whether to do self-study or join online coaching. It is advised if you think there are subjects which you don’t have much knowledge about then you should join coaching, UPSC Pathshala will guide you throughout your preparation time so that you can achieve your desired scores. If you want to prepare by yourself then you should manage your time properly so that you can cover the whole syllabus on time and revise before the exam.

Also Read:UPSC Study Time Table 2022: The Ultimate UPSC Preparation Schedule to Crack the Exam


In the above article, we discussed in detail the Preliminary examination 2022. Hopefully, it helps you. For more updates, you can join UPSC Pathshala where you will find all the notifications of the upcoming Union Public Service Commission examination. Candidates who are appearing for the exam should keep in mind that their preparation strategy will bring a difference in scores. So focus on effective preparation and don’t forget to take care of your health as well. All the best!

Also Read: UPSC Engineering Services 2022 Notification: Check Out the Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Dates & More

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