UPSC Prelims 2020 Postponed Due to Covid 19 Latest News Updates

By | May 4, 2020

UPSC Prelims Exam 2020 Postponed Today News Updates Due to Covid 19:

NEW DELHI: UPSC IAS Prelims 2020 exam postponed and deferred by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.

UPSC has postponed the prelims exam which is going to held on 31 May 2020. New date for the exam will be notified after 20 May 2020

Also, Personality Tests (Interviews) of the candidates of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019 scheduled from 23rd March 2020 to 3rd April 2020 are deferred till further orders. No new dates announced for interviews yet.

Union Public Service Commission said the below section:

  • No Prelims in May.
  • No Interviews in May as scheduled prelims exam has been deferred. It is obvious that interviews are further deferred.
  • If deferred interviews are conducted, say from, 1st June, UPSC will be busy for next 15 odd days including 12 days interviews and atleast 3 days for final results.
  • That means conducting Prelims before 15th June is highly unlikely.

Government order for UPSC Prelims Exam 2020 Postponed:

The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020, scheduled to be held on May 31, 2020 therefore stands deferred. Since this examination also serves as the screening test for the Indian Forest Service Examination, the schedule for the Indian Forest Service Examination is also deferred. The situation will be reviewed again on May 20, 2020 and fresh dates for these examinations shall be notified on the UPSC website in due course.

The Commission has already deferred the following: (a) Personality test for remaining candidates for the Civil Services Examination, 2019; (b) Notification for the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020; (c) Notification for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020; (d) Notification for the Central Armed Police Forces Examination, 2020 and (e) the NDA & Naval Academy Examination, 2020.
As and when dates are decided for the deferred tests/examinations, it will be ensured that candidates are given a notice of at least 30 days.

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