The Supreme Court rejected the declaration petition calling for an extra attempt to be made by all applicants who had their last chance that year and who did not meet the age requirement this year. UPSC and the Government of India decided to accept an extra effort to try at the IAS 2021 exam on 5 February to all those applicants who made their last opportunity last year and met the age criteria this year.

The authorised note was filed to the Supreme Court (SC) in respect of the same. The additional attempt was agreed upon for those applicants who had their last chance last year to fulfil the age requirement of the Civil Services Examination. The SC has ordered that the authorised note be circulated to all the involved parties and the matter was referred back to the hearing on 8 February. The SC took the decision on 8 February after taking into account the arguments of the petitioner.

In this blog, you will learn about the UPSC 2021 form date and some more important aspects.

About IAS Exam

The IAS exam is the most popular in India undertaken by the Public Service Commission of the Union (UPSC). UPSC employs applicants for Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Police Services (IPS) and Central Civil Services, which include Indian Foreign Services, through this examination. Both ministries and divisions of the union and state authorities are headed by officials of the IAS. That’s why the IAS exam has gained a lot of value. The IAS topper has the chance to become Minister of the Government of India to the Cabinet. It is the greatest bureaucratic position that one individual can have in India.

IAS History

Merit-based civil services were first started in India in 1854. To this end, the Civil Service Commission was established in London in 1854 and a competitive review was carried out in 1855. At the time, this service was named Indian Civil Services (ICS). The Indian Civil Service Inspection also started in India for the first time in 1922, first in Allahabad and then in Delhi, with the creation of the Federal Public Service Commission. The ICS exam in London proceeded to be carried out by the Civil Service Board.

UPSC Notifications 2021: UPSC 2021 Form Date

UPSC Notice 2021 was given on 10 February and IAS Applications 2021 was going to be allowed on the same day. UPSC Notice for the IAS Exam is a very significant document since the whole phase of the IAS Exam is regulated by the guidelines and procedures set out in this Notification. In reference to the UPSC IAS update, UPSC also publishes the Civil Services Rules Undertaking Exam on the very same day. The rules and procedures for the IAS examination shall be set out in the notification.

Check out the section below to know about the UPSC 2021 form date table.

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UPSC 2021 Date Table

The UPSC 2021 date table below can be helpful for all the aspirants, therefore go through it slowly

UPSC 2021 Events Dates
UPSC Notification 2021 February 10, 2021
Last date to apply for IAS Exam 2021 March 3, 2021
IAS Prelims Exam 2021 June 27, 2021
IAS Prelims 2021 Result July 2021 (tentative)
IAS Main Exam 2021 September 17, 2021
IAS Main 2021 Result December – January 2022

UPSC CSE Application

Applicants will be given 20 days to complete the 2021 IAS submission. The last date of completion of the IAS 2021 registration form will be 3 March. Applicants must request an IAS application fee in compliance with their classification and, without the need for an application fee, IAS application 2021 will be terminated.

For General/ EWS/OBC, the Prelims Exam fee is Rs 100 and the Mains Exam fee is Rs 200.

For Females/ SC/ ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability, the fee for the Prelims Exam and the Mains Exam is free.

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UPSC CSE Preparation

Preparation of the UPSC CSE is the only way to be chosen for the UPSC examination. The IAS training strategy should be focused on the applicant’s strengths and limitations. It is also very important to prepare rationally for the planning of the IAS. Every nominee is a person with a different viewpoint and a different viewpoint. It is the viewpoint and the world view that changes the attitude of the applicant. Consistent work over a year will help break the UPSC CSE examination.


We hope that this article provides you with all the important details regarding the UPSC Exam 2021. Along with the preparation of this popular exam, you must know all the dates, eligibility and syllabus.

Want to know more about the last date to apply for UPSC 2021? Follow the blog section of UPSC Pathshala to keep yourself updated.

Also Read: What should be the Timetable/Strategy to Clear The IAS 2021-22 if I Start Studying Now?

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