New UPSC (CSE) 2021 Exam Date [10th October]: UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021 Postponed

New UPSC (CSE) 2021 Exam Date: Check the new UPSC (CSE) 2021 exam date for the prelims exam. Earlier UPSC 2021 Prelims (CSE) was scheduled for 27th June but now it has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing number of cases. New exam date has been announced. Check details

Created On: May 31, 2021 16:24 IST
UPSC Prelims 2021 Postponed
UPSC Prelims 2021 Postponed

New UPSC (CSE) 2021 Exam Date: The new exam date for USPC (IAS) Prelims 2021 has been also announced online at As per the official notification, 10th October 2021 (Sunday) is the new date for UPSC CSE 2021.  Earlier UPSC 2021 Prelims (CSE) was scheduled for 27th June. Many candidates were demanding to postpone the exams on social media such as Twitter and Facebook. It was expected that due to the ongoing concern and to ensure the safety of the candidates the committee will postpone the exam to a new date.

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Situation Similar To Last Year:

An almost similar situation happened last year due to COVID-19 lockdown and nation-wise lockdown due to which UPSC 2020 was postponed. While deciding the new dates candidates were given at least 30 days of notice. The exam date(UPSC Prelims 2020) was postponed to October 4. 

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UPSC Has Postponed Other Exams:

UPSC has recently postponed several exams due to the ongoing crisis. For example, interviews of the UPSC CSE 2020 (earlier scheduled from 26.04.2021 to 18.06.2021) are postponed till further announcement and the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2021 scheduled for 05-May 2021 is also postponed till the further update.

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Other Recruitment Exams Has Also Been Postponed:  

Other ongoing government recruitment exams like SSC CGL and some exams of SSC CHSL have also been postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the official notification of SSC, the commission will assess the situation and then it will decide on exam dates. Due to all these events and past year experience, it was expected that UPSC might postpone the Civil Service Exam if the COVID-19 cases keep on increasing. 

Please keep checking the official website for exam-date related announcement or visit for the latest updates on UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2021.

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  • Shivani sonkerMay 14, 2021
    If the upsc prelims held on 10 oct than from which months of current affairs i prepared coz the last exam was also conduct on 4 oct so this is the biggest problem of us that how many moths of ca pre