Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced dates of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations 2014. The Civil Preliminary examination will be held on 24 Civils 2014 and Main exam will be conducted from 14 December.
UPSC will release official notification in this regard on 17 May 2014. Usually UPSC conducts Prelims exam in May / June. The exam will be held in August, as per the new schedule.
The UPSC has decided the dates considering the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Candidates will get more time this year and prepare for the examination.
Prelims 2013 exam was held in June 2013. The results are likely to be announced soon. UPSC releases examination schedule every year in advance. For more details, see www.upsc.gov.in .