COVID-19 Surge: UPSC Postpones These Exams & Interviews; Know Details

New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the tests and interviews of some examinations in view of changing circumstances, health considerations, lockdown restrictions including social distancing norms and aggravating situation enforced due to the pandemic.

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EO/AO), Recruitment Test, 2020, scheduled for May 9 has been deferred. This was decided at a UPSC meeting held on Monday, April 19.

The Personality Tests (Interviews) of the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 (scheduled from 20th-23rd April, 2021); the Civil Services Examination, 2020 (scheduled from 26th April-18th June, 2021) and the Recruitment Tests have also been postponed till further notice, a PIB release said.

The dates for the Interviews and Recruitment Test, where candidates and advisers are required to travel from all parts of the country, will be reviewed from time to time, the PIB release added. Revised schedules will be notified on the official website of the UPSC.

The commission said it will be ensured that candidates get a notice of at least 15 days before the exams.

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