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UPSC CSE 2021- UPSC Mains 2021

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Civil Services exam each year in three phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates who qualify UPSC Prelims are invited for writing UPSC Mains examination and candidates who qualify Mains are asked to appear in the Interview. UPSC Prepares a list of selected candidates based on the Mains and Interview marks of appearing candidates.

UPSC Prelims 2021 exam was conducted on 27 June 2021. Candidates who have qualified in the UPSC Prelims 2021 exam, will appear in the UPSC Mains 2021 exam. UPSC Mains 2021 exam is scheduled to take place from 7th January 2022.

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UPSC CSE 2021- UPSC Mains 2021 Date

UPSC Mains 2021 exam is scheduled to take place between 7th January 2022 to 16th January 2022. Below, the UPSC Mains 2021 exam schedule is given in detail-


UPSC Mains 2021 Date Morning Shift (09AM – 12AM) Afternoon Shift (02PM – 05PM)
7th January 2022


Essay Paper
8th January 2022


General Studies-I General Studies-II
09th January 2022


General Studies-III General Studies-IV
15th January 2022 Indian Language Paper English Language Paper
16th January 2022 Optional Paper-I Optional Paper-II



UPSC Mains 2021 Date- Last Week Strategy for UPSC CSE Mains 2021

  • Answer Writing: Answer writing is a major aspect of UPSC Mains Exam 2021. UPSC Mains papers are often lengthy and require you to complete the paper within three hours. For this, an aspirant must have good writing speed with legible handwriting. This is why aspirants who are appearing in the UPSC Mains 2021 should continue to practice one or two questions each day till one or two days before the exam.
  • Don’t Read Anything New: Exam pressure rises as the UPSC Mains 2021 date comes near. This makes aspirants nervous and less confident. In this context, many coaching institutes release last-minute important type materials in the market in order to encase this fear. It is advisable for aspirants not to buy and read these materials as they may not be as important as presented and at the same time, they will end up wasting your precious time. Even if they are important, you may not be able to remember and use related information in the exam. This also makes you less confident and more anxious.
  • Revise, Revise and Revise: Continuing from the above point, it is advisable for the aspirants to keep revising what they have read or made notes of, instead of running behind the endless flood of new study materials. Revising makes you more confident and also helps you use available information in interesting ways in different questions in the UPSC Mains exam. This is why it is important to keep revising what you have already read.
  • Have Faith in Yourself: This is the most important fact to remember for you in the UPSC Exam 2021. Having confidence in yourself enhances your ability to use commonsense. This also helps you in using the information you have in a more creative way which will make your answers unique and may fetch those extra marks required for acing the UPSC CSE 2021 exam.


All the very best to all the aspirants appearing in the UPSC Mains 2021 Exam. May you all find your names in the UPSC Holy PDF and become extraordinary civil servants in the future.


UPSC Mains 2021 Exam Strategy: Importance of Answer Writing Practice in the UPSC Mains Exam

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