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UPSC releases IAS exam schedule

The examination will be conducted from December 3 to 9 in morning and afternoon sessions

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Sep 20 2016 12:55PM | Updated Date: Sep 20 2016 12:58PM

UPSC releases IAS exam schedule
Union Public Service Commissions (UPSC) has released schedule for Civil Services/IAS Main Exam. 
The main examination for the civil services will be conducted from December 3 to December 9 in morning and afternoon sessions. 
 
The morning sessions will be held from 9:30 to 12 while afternoon will be from 2pm to 5pm. 
 
The examinations for the first paper (essay) will be held on December 3
 
According to the schedule, Paper- II General Studies (Paper-I), Paper- IV General Studies (Paper- III), Paper A (Indian Language), Paper VI (Optional Paper-I) will be held in the morning sessions on December 5,6,7,9 respectively. 
 
On same dates, i.e, December 5,6,7,9, Paper- III General Studies (Paper-II), Paper- V, General Studies (Paper-IV), Paper B (English), Paper VII (Optional Paper- II) will be held respectively in the afternoon sessions. 
 
Interestingly, for the language papers and Indian language papers, Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo/ Dogri/ Gujarati/ Kashmiri/ Hindi/ Kanada/ Konkani/ Maithili/ Malayalam/ Manipuri/ Nepali/ Marathi/ Oriya/ Punjabi/ Sanskriti/ Santhali/ Sindhi (Devangari/ Arabic script)/ Tamil/ Telegu/ Urdu will be held.