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UPSC exam calendar 2025: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released its annual calendar outlining the schedule of various recruitment examinations to be conducted in the year 2025. 


Candidates preparing for the various recruitment examinations conducted by the commission can download the UPSC Examination Calendar 2025 through the commission's official website at

The UPSC yearly calendar displays the dates for the commission's recruiting exams and tests in a variety of subjects during the year.


UPSC Exam Calendar 2025: Highlights 

  • The UPSC Examination Calendar 2025 outlines notifications, application deadlines, and tentative exam dates for various UPSC exams.
  • It begins with the reserved UPSC RT scheduled for 11 January, 2025.
  • Following this, both the Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination and the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination are set for 9 February, 2025.
  • The NDA, NA 1 examination is slated for 13 April, 2025.
  • The preliminary examination for the Civil Services (2025) and the preliminary examination for the Indian Forest Service (2025) through the CS(P) examination (2025) will take place on 25 May, 2025.

  • Other exams such as the CBSE (DSP) LDCE, CISF AC (EXE) LDCE, CDS 1, 2, etc., are also listed in the calendar.


UPSC Exam Calendar 2025: Exam dates 

As per the official notification by UPSC, it has been stated, "The dates of notification, commencement, and duration of examinations/recruitment tests are liable to alteration if the circumstances so warrant."

Candidates can refer to the table below for the UPSC Exam Calendar 2025.




  UPSC Reserved RT

  January 11 (sunday) 

  UPSC Geo-Scientific Prelims 2024        

  February 9 (Sunday)

UPSC ESE Prelims 2025

  February 9 (Sunday)


  March 8 (Saturday)


  March 9 (Sunday)

UPSC NDA, NA 1 Exam 2025

  April 13 (Sunday)

UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2025

  May 25 (Sunday)

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2025

  May 25 (Sunday)

UPSC IFS Prelims 2025

  June 14 (Saturday)

UPSC Reserved RT

  June 14 (Saturday)

UPSC IES ISS Exam 2025

  June 20 (Friday)

UPSC ESE Mains 2025

  June 22 (Sunday)

UPSC Reserved RT

  July 5 (Saturday)

UPSC CMS Exam 2025

  July 20 (Sunday)

UPSC CAPF Exam 2025

  August 3 (Sunday)

UPSC Reserved RT

  August 9 (Saturday)

Civil Services (Mains) Exam, 2025           

  August 22 (Friday)

UPSC NDA 2 Exam 2025

  September 14 (Sunday)       

UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2025

  October 4 (Saturday)

UPSC Reserved RT

  October 4 (Saturday)

UPSC Reserved RT

  November 1 (Saturday)

UPSC IFS Mains Exam 2024

  November 16 (Sunday)

SO/Steno (Gd-B/Gd-I) LDCE

December 13 (Saturday)

UPSC Reserved RT

December 20 (Saturday)