The Union Public Service Commission on June 9 announced the revised interview schedule of Civil Services Examination 2020 to be held from August 2. The commission will issue the e-summon letters on their official website upsc.gov.in shortly. Also, the body cleared that requests for change in date and time for the personality test will not be entertained. Earlier scheduled from April 26, the interview was delayed due to COVID second wave.
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The Union Public Service Commission on May 13 announced to postpone the civil service preliminary exam from June 27 to October 10, 2021. The commission said “Due to the prevailing conditions caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Union Public Service Commission has deferred the civil services (preliminary) examination”. UPSC annually conducts civil services examinations to recruit people for Indian Administrative Service, Indian… read-more
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In a bid to respite the UPSC candidates who missed their last attempt in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Union has agreed to give an extra chance. Reportedly, the Centre’s move will benefit around 3,300 students without even increasing their age-limit. However, the government agreed to give the extra trial only to age-barred students in front of a Supreme Court bench that heard the plea filed by UPSC aspirant Rachna Singh.
The Union Public Service Commission declared the results of UPSC Prelims Exam on October 23. All selected candidates will further have to apply for Civil Services (Main) Examination between October 28 to November 11, 2020. The main exam is scheduled to be held on January 8, 2021. The candidates can check the results on the commission's website, the Prelims exam was held earlier on October 4.
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A 25-year-old woman, who was supposed to appear for the UPSC exams in Jammu on October 4, was found dead in Reasi district, Jammu on October 5. The family of the deceased, Sonam Manhas, had lodged a missing complaint at the Parade police post after she did not return home. They also informed that she had failed to clear the Kashmir Administrative Services(KAS) exams. The police are awaiting postmortem results.
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The Supreme Court, on September 30, refused to postpone the UPSC Prelims Examination, scheduled for October 4. The Court, however directed the Centre to decide at the earliest, if there could be any relaxations for candidates who are giving their last attempt and age-bar candidates who cannot apply for exams next year. SC also instructed to allow inter-state travel for the candidates and directed UPSC to follow all the COVID-related SOPs.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) told the Supreme Court, on September 28, that it cannot postpone the UPSC prelims examinations scheduled for October 4, since necessary arrangements and logistics for the examinations have already been made. The court directed the commission to record the arrangements made through an affidavit, during the next hearing on September 30. A … read-more
The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre and the UPSC, seeking their response on a petition filed to postpone UPSC prelims examination. The petition stated that conducting examination will put the candidates under risk of the virus and also pointed out the problems faced by few states due to natural calamities. The court will next hear the case on September 28. UPSC prelims is scheduled to be held on October 4.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2019 results online on August 4, 2020. Haryana's Pradeep Singh has topped the examination, followed by Jatin Kishore (Delhi) and Pratibha Verma (Uttar Pradesh) who ranked second and third respectively.
The Commission has released the merit list of candidates who have been recommended for appointment to four different services- Indian Administrative… read-more
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