Civil Services (IAS) Prelim exam 2013 will be conducted by UPSC on 19 May 2013(Sunday). The results are most likely to come out in the first week of August 2013.
There will be 2 papers in the prelim exam:- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 will be focusing mainly on General Studies (GS) and Paper 2 is popularly known as CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test).
Paper 1 will be held in the first sitting from 9: 30 am to 11:30 am. Paper 2 will be held in the second sitting from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The candidates who clear the Prelim exam will appear for IAS Main exam 2013.