IAS Prelims exam dates on June 5
The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has postponed the announcement of the revised examination dates for the IAS Prelims exams from the May 20th to June 5th. The Civil Service Prelims examination was to be held on the 31st of May for recruiting candidates for 796 vacancies.
An Official statement stated, “The Commission held a special meeting on 20th May, 2020 to review the situation after the third phases 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.”
The statement also addressed that, “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 has 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 if the new of examinations will be published on the UPSC website, after the Commission’s meeting on June 5, 2020.”
The candidates of the UPSC Civil Service, 2020 are requested to keep themselves updated about the new, revised schedule e of examination that will be published on the official website upsc.gov.in.