The Union Public Service Commission on Monday decided to postpone the civil services exams until further notice due to the on-going coronavirus outbreak and country being in lockdown.
The UPSC Preliminary examination was scheduled for May 31. The commission held a special meeting on May 4 to review the situation after the second phase of the nation-wide lockdown, due to Covid-19. Taking note to the extension of restrictions, the commission decided that it will not be possible to resume examinations and interviews for the present condition. A notice has been published on the official website. Candidates can visit UPSC website to check the notice.
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.
All the UPSC Civil Services 2020 aspirants are requested to keep a close check on the official website of the commission (upsc.gov.in) for the latest updates on the examination.