UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2020 Schedule Released, Paper 1 from 8 January, See Full Time Table

Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has released Civil Services Exam 2020 (Main) Schedule. Commission on Friday released the CSE Main 2020 exam time table at its website upsc.gov.in. UPSC Civil Services Main Exam to begin with Paper 1, to be held on 8 January 2021. Here's full time table for the CSE 2020 Main examination

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Nov 06, 2020 17:55 IST
UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2020 Schedule Released, Paper 1 from 8 January, See Full Time Table
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UPSC Commission on Friday released the schedule for UPSC Civil Services Main Examination (2020). Commission to conduct CSE Main 2020 Exam consisting of 7 Papers from 8 January 2020 onwards. Candidates who have qualified for Civil Services Prelims 2020 Examination and registered for the Main examination, can view the full schedule at upsc.gov.in. Each of the CSE Mains Exam 2020 question paper including Paper-A (One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution) carries a total 300 marks, with a grand total of 1750 Marks for written exam.

Taking to its official website, Union Public Services Commision (UPSC) released the time table for Civil Services Main Examination 2020. Beginning the examination from 8 January 2021, UPSC Commission to conduct Civil Services Examination 2020 (Paper 1) in first shift (Forenoon Session  9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon). Commission to conduct CSE Main Exam 2020 in two shifts. CSE 2020 Main Examination Paper‐2 (General Studies‐1) will be held from 09.01.2021 (Saturday) in first shift and Paper 3 will be held on the same day in 2nd Shift (Afternoon Session  2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M). Here's the detailed schedule for Civil Services Examination 2020 (Main) to be held in January 2021.

Paper‐I  Essay- 8 January 2021 (Forenoon Session  9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Paper‐II  General Studies‐II- 9 January 2021 (Forenoon Session  9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Paper‐III  General Studies‐III - 9 January 2021 (Afternoon Session  2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M)

Paper‐IV  General Studies‐III- 10 January 2021  (Sunday) Forenoon Session  9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)

Paper‐V  General Studies‐IV - 10 January 2021 (Sunday)- Afternoon Session  2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M. 

Paper‐A  Indian Language- 16 January 2021  (Saturday) Shift 1 OR Paper‐B  English Shift 2

Paper‐VI  Optional Paper‐I- 17 January 2021  (Sunday) Shift 1 OR Paper‐VII  Optional Paper‐II

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NotePaper‐VI Optional Paper‐1 consists of {Agriculture/ Animal Husbandry &  Veterinary Science/ Anthropology/ Botany/ Chemistry/ Civil Engineering/ Commerce & Accountancy/ Economics/ Electrical Engineering/ Geography/ Geology/ History/ Law/ Management/  Mathematics/ Mechanical Engineering/ Medical Science/ Philosophy/ Physics/ Political Science & International  Relations/ Psychology/ Public Administration/ Sociology/ Statistics/  Zoology/ Literature of any one of the  following languages: Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo/ Dogri/ Gujarati/ Hindi/ Kannada/ Kashmiri/ Konkani/ Maithilli/ Malayalam/ Manipuri / Marathi/ Nepali/ Odia/ Punjabi/ Sanskrit / Santhali/ Sindhi/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu/ English}.

Paper‐VII Optional Paper‐II consists of {Agriculture/ Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science/ Anthropology/ Botany/ Chemistry/ Civil Engineering/  Commerce & Accountancy/ Economics/ Electrical Engineering/ Geography/ Geology/ History/ Law/ Management/  Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering/  Medical Science/ Philosophy/Physics/  Political Science & International  Relations/ Psychology/ Public Administration/ Sociology/ Statistics/  Zoology/ Literature of any one of the  following languages:  Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo/ Dogri/  Gujarati/ Hindi/ Kannada/ Kashmiri/ Konkani/ Maithilli/ Malayalam/ Manipuri / Marathi/ Nepali/ Odia/ Punjabi/ Sanskrit /Santhali/Sindhi/Tamil/Telugu/Urdu/  English}