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UPSC CSE Mains 2018 Timetable -7 days time given for Optional Subject Revision

UPSC Mains 2018 TimetableUPSC Mains 2018 Timetable is now announced. The mains exam (written) schedule starts on the day 28th September 2018. The gap between the start date and end date is 10 days.

UPSC 2018 Mains Exam Structure

  • Exam duration is three hours for every paper.
  • The forenoon session starts at 9.00 AM and ends at 12.00 Noon.
  • While the afternoon session starts at 2.00 PM and lasts till 5.00 PM.
  • There are 9 papers including 2 compulsory papers which are qualifying in nature.
  • Except for compulsory papers, there are 7 papers counted for final ranking.
  • The Mains Exam begin with Essay paper on September 28, 2018
  • Also, GS Papers will conduct on 29-08-2019 and 30-08-2019
  • However, this time UPSC gave a sigh of relief to the candidates by scheduling optional paper after a 7 days gap between GS Papers.
  • The optional papers will conduct on the last day of UPSC 2018 Mains Exam, ie on 07-08-2018

Also read: IAS Books for Prelims and Mains Exam Preparation

UPSC Mains 2018 Timetable

UPSC 2018 Mains Timetable

Also check: UPSC  Prelims 2019 Exam date

Permitted Indian Language Paper -A

UPSC permits Assamese / Bengali / Bodo/ Dogri / Gujarati / Hindi /Kannada / Kashmiri / Konkani / Maithili /  Malayalam /Manipuri/  Marathi /Nepali / Oriya /Punjabi /Sanskrit / Santhali /Sindhi (Devanagari /Arabic Script) / Tamil / Telugu / Urdu.

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Permitted Optional Subjects for Paper VI and Paper VII

UPSC Permits  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 / Maithili / Malayalam / Manipuri / Marathi / Nepali / Oriya / Punjabi / Sanskrit / Santhali / Sindhi / Tamil / Telugu / Urdu / English.

Also check: UPSC Prelims 2019 Test Series

Download UPSC Mains 2018 Timetable

Date Day Morning (9 AM to 12 Noon) Afternoon (2 PM to 5)
28-09-18 Friday Essay No papers
29-09-18 Saturday GS Paper I GS Paper II 
30-09-18 Sunday GS Paper III GS Paper IV
01-10-18 Monday Holiday
02-10-18 Tuesday Holiday
03-10-18 Wednesday Holiday
04-10-18 Thursday Holiday
05-10-18 Friday Holiday
06-10-18 Saturday Indian Language English Language
07-10-18 Sunday Optional Paper I Optional Paper II

Also, you can download the original pdf copy of the timetable from UPSC’s official website. All the best for those who appear in UPSC Mains 2018 Exam.

 

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