UPSC civil service 2019 (Main) Admit Card (Out), Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

         UPSC civil service 2019 (Main) Admit                   Card (Out), Exam Dates, Syllabus,

IAS Exam 2019 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services Examination in order to recruit candidates for different services and posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, IDAS, CAPF-AF and others available in the Government of India.

UPSC Civil Services IAS Exam 2019 is conducted in two stages –

Preliminary (objective-type paper) and Mains (descriptive paper and interview). UPSC Civil Services Preliminary paper is conducted to select candidates for the Mains exam. UPSC Civil Services Mains exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates for different services and posts.

IAS 2019 Prelims Exam was concluded on June 2, 2019, the result of which was released on July 12, 2019. Successful candidates filled Detailed Application Form-1 to register for the Main examination from August 1 – 16, 2019.

UPSC will conduct IAS 2019 Main exam on September 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29, 2019.
IAS Main exam will be conducted in offline mode.
IAS Syllabus for main exam consists of 7 merit deriving (with two optional papers) and two qualifying language papers.
The civil services selection process consists of three stages.
Stage 1: IAS Prelims – June 2, 2019 (Over)
Stage 2: IAS main – September 20-29, 2019.
Stage 3: Interview/ Personality Test- February 2020

Important Dates

Event Dates
IAS Preliminary Exam June 2, 2019 (Over)
Announcement of Preliminary Exam Result July 12, 2019 (Out)
IAS Main Detailed Application Form August 1 – 16, 2019 (Over)
IAS Main Admit Card issued on August 31, 2019
IAS Main Exam 2019 to held on 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29, September 2019
Main Exam Result January 2020

IAS Main Exam Time Table 2019

Date and Day

Morning Session

9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Afternoon Session

2:00 AM to 5:00 PM

September 20, 2019


Paper – I Essay No Paper

September 21, 2019


Paper – II

General Studies – I

Paper – III

General Studies – II

September 22, 2019


Paper – IV

General Studies – III

Paper – V

General Studies – IV

September 28, 2019


Paper – A

Indian Language

Paper – B


September 29, 2019


Paper – VI

Optional Paper – I

Paper – VII

Optional Paper – II

 Age criteria

  • The lower age limit for IAS Exam 2019  is 21 years as on August 1, 2019, while the upper age limit is 32 years.
  • There is upper age relaxation for reserved category candidates,
    • SC/ST- Up to 5 years
    • OBC- Up to 3 years
    • Defense Services Personnel disabled in operations during hostilities- Up to 3 years
    • Ex-servicemen- Up to 5 years
    • ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service- Up to 5 years
    • PwD candidates- Up to 10 years
    • Domiciles of Jammu and Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989- Up to 5 years.


Educational Qualifications_

  • Applicants must  graduate degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university

Number of Attempts

Only 6 attempts are allowed for a candidate to clear IAS Exam 2019.


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