The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released a notice on 4 May informing the candidates that the UPSC (IAS) Preliminary Examination 2020 has been postponed.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released a notice on 4 May informing candidates that the UPSC (IAS) Preliminary Examination 2020 has been postponed and the new exam date will be announced on 20 May 2020. The development was seen as a reaction. The central government decided to extend the lockdown period till 31 May
According to the UPSC exam calendar, the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2020 was scheduled for 31 May 2020. However, with the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, it will be more difficult to conduct the examination on the basis of Pan India. Over 9 lakh candidates to take the exam. In the event of an epidemic, it would have been difficult to conduct the examination on the due date.
The lockdown situation has forced many candidates to return to their hometowns, so it was difficult for them to come to their examination centers. With transport facilities in the country still stalled till May 31, candidates stuck in various cities will need time to travel to their examination centers. “Civil services (preliminary) examination postponed in view of the situation in 2020 Is. Fresh dates should be released at some time. ” Quoted Union Minister Jitendra Singh on his official Twitter handle.
Apart from this, the Commission also postponed the Personality Test (Interview for UPSC (IAS) Examination 2019), which were scheduled between March 23 and April 3, 2020. New dates for these tests have not yet been released.
UPSC IAS) Preliminary 2020 aspirants can announce the new date of examination tomorrow at any time and the notification can be seen on their official website. It is expected that the date of the new examination can be set for any date at the end of June as candidates need time to visit their examination centers after the admit card is issued.