UPSC Civil services Prelims Date 2020: Revised dates on June 5

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Updated: May 21, 2020 8:42:00 AM

UPSC Civil services Prelims Date 2020 on June 5

UPSC Civil services Prelims Date 2020UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 was scheduled to take place on May 31 but the commission has to postpone the exam due to the ongoing lockdown.

UPSC Civil services Prelims Date 2020: The Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) on Wednesday didn’t announce the schedule for the civil services preliminary examinations. However, the commission said that it will review the situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic and will announce the new dates on June 5. The Commission had in its May 4 notification said the revised date could be announced on May 20. The CSE prelims exam was scheduled for May 31 but is postponed due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

“The Union Public Service Commission held a special meeting today to review the situation after the third phase of the nation-wide restrictions, due to COVID-19. Taking notice of the extension of several restrictions, the Commission decided that it will not be possible to resume examinations and interviews, for the present,” UPSC said in a statement.

“The Commission, however, took note of the progressive relaxations being announced by the Central Government and various States and has decided to review the situation once more, after the fourth period of lockdown. With a view to giving some clarity to candidates of various examinations and interviews, which have been deferred over the last two months, the Commission will issue a revised schedule of examinations in its next meeting to be held on June 5, 2020. Details of the new calendar of examinations will be published on the UPSC website, after the Commission’s meeting on June 5, 2020,” it added.

The UPSC had already delayed personality tests for aspirants of the Civil Services Examination 2019, Indian Economic Service, and Indian Statistical Service Examination application form. The commission has also deferred notification for the Combined Medical Services Examination and Central Armed Police Forces Examination. The commission has postponed notifications for NDA and Naval Academy Examination as well.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 was scheduled to take place on May 31 but the commission has to postpone the exam due to the ongoing lockdown imposed by the Coronavirus outbreak.

There will be two consecutive stages to the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 Exam– Prelims, Mains (Interview and Writing). Those who qualify for the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020 recruitment process will be called upon to continue. Candidates are advised to continue checking for the most recent updates on the official website or this article. On the official website the commission can release the admit card and exam date at any time.

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