IAS Exam Date

IAS exam dates are an essential part of IAS preparation because candidates plan their IAS preparation strategy around the dates announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The UPSC publishes the IAS exam dates a year in advance so that other recruiting bodies are aware of the dates and do not hold their exams on those dates.

The IAS main 2022 exam will be held from September 16 to September 25. The IAS 2022 prelims exam was held in offline mode on June 5 at designated exam centres across the country. The IAS results will be released one month after the exam. IAS exam dates are an important part of IAS preparation because candidates must divide their time for IAS preparation.

UPSC published the IAS exam 2023 exam dates on May 13. IAS prelims 2023 applications will be available on February 1st, with the prelims exam taking place on May 28th. The main exam will be held on September 15th by the UPSC.

Overview of UPSC IAS Exam Date 2022

Candidates must keep track of all events related to IAS 2022 by checking the UPSC IAS exam date 2022 listed below:



UPSC CSE 2022 notification

February 02, 2022

IAS application form 2022

February 02, 2022

Last date to fill the IAS application 2022

February 22, 2022

UPSC IAS 2022 exam centre change facility Phase 1 – March 3 to 7, 2022 (6 pm)
Phase 2 – March 10 to 14, 2022 (6 PM)
IAS 2022 Application withdrawal facility

March 1 to 7, 2022

UPSC CSE 2022 admit card release date May 10, 2022

UPSC 2022 IAS prelims exam

June 5, 2022 (Sunday)

UPSC CSE Prelims result 2022 June 22, 2022
UPSC IAS DAF – I 2022 July 6 to July 15, 2022 (6 PM)

IAS 2022 mains exam

September 16, 2022 (Friday)

UPSC Result 2022 (Mains)

To be announced

Overview of UPSC IAS Exam Date 2023

Candidates can view the IAS 2023 exam dates as listed in the official calendar on this page.

Event Dates
IAS exam 2023 Notification


Application start date


Last date to apply


IAS prelims admit card 2023 01-May-2023 (tentative)
IAS prelims exam 2023 28-May-2023
IAS Prelims result 2023 20-Jun-2023(Tentative)
IAS Main 2023 admit card 25-Aug-2023 (Tentative)
IAS Main Exam 2023

15-Sep-2023 to 24-Sep-2023

IAS Main result 2023 December 2023 (Tentative)
IAS Interview e-summon January 2024 (Tentative)
IAS Interviews 2023 March/April 2024 (Tentative)

UPSC IAS Exam Date 2022 – Online Application

The UPSC IAS application form 2022 is no longer available on the official website. The deadline for UPSC IAS applications was February 22, 2022. The Union Public Service Commission has made the IAS application form 2022 available on its website. Applicants must complete the IAS application form by the deadline.

Date of release of UPSC IAS 2022 Admit Card

On May 10, the UPSC issued the IAS admit card 2022 for the prelims exam in an online format. Candidates can obtain their IAS admit card by visiting the official website. The registration number and date of birth are the login credentials required to download the UPSC IAS admit card. The IAS admit card 2022 contains information such as the candidate’s name, IAS exam centre 2022, IAS exam date 2022, photograph, signature, and so on.

UPSC IAS 2022 Interview Schedule

The UPSC IAS interview is the final stage of the IAS selection process. The interview will take place after the UPSC IAS mains result, according to the IAS exam dates 2022. Shortlisted candidates for the UPSC IAS main exam are eligible for the UPSC IAS interview. The final merit list will be determined by the scores obtained in both the mains and the interview round.

UPSC IAS 2022 Exam Result Date

The UPSC IAS prelims result was released online on June 22 in PDF format, with the roll numbers of all qualified candidates. Candidates can access their IAS 2022 results by visiting the official website. Candidates who pass the preliminary examination will be invited to the main exam and personal interview.

Date of Release of UPSC IAS 2022 Answer Key

UPSC publishes the UPSC IAS 2022 answer key online on the official website after all rounds have been completed. According to the UPSC IAS 2022 exam date, the UPSC IAS answer key for prelims will be released in June/July 2022. Candidates will get correct answers for the prelims stage exam with the help of the IAS answer key 2022.


Because IAS preparation takes more than a year, IAS exam dates are an important part of the IAS preparation plan. Even after preparing for more than a year and taking the IAS prelims exam, IAS aspirants are unsure about their preparation and must devise a new IAS preparation plan. IAS aspirants need the list of events from the IAS exam process to make a plan. IAS exam dates assist candidates in planning their IAS preparation and intensity of effort for special occasions such as IAS exams.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. How many times does the UPSC CSE exam take place each year?u003cbr /u003e

Ans. The UPSC CSE Exam is held once a year. The exam cycle typically begins in February with the submission of applications, followed by the administration of prelims in June, mains in September, interviews in February, and the announcement of exam results in April or May. The Training cycle then begins at LBSNNA.

Ques. How many UPSC CSE 2022 vacancies are there?u003cbr /u003e

Ans. The UPSC CSE 2022 exam will fill a total of 1011 vacancies. This is significantly higher than last year due to the addition of IRMS.

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