On 17th August,2020 UPSC Annual exam calendar 2021 released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) . As per UPSC calendar 2021 the ESE 2021 Prelims exam would be conducted in the month of July, 2021.
Important dates from the notification
|1||Date of Notification||07th April,2021|
|2||Last date for receipt of Application||27th April,2021|
|3||Date of examination||18th July,2021|
If we compare the relevant dates of Annual calendar for UPSC of previous years, the ESE Prelims used to be conducted in the month of January every year. This unprecedented delay has occurred because of obvious reasons to contain the spread of COVID’19.