UPSC IAS New Updates: Recently, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has updated the information on Civil Service (Preliminary) Exam 2020. As per the official websit, UPSC Civil Exam Date 2020 shall be uploaded on 05 June 2020.
The official website reads - "Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs-2020 [including the date of the Civil Services (Prel.) Examination-2020] will be uploaded on 05.06.2020 after assessing the situation."
Now, candidates have to wait for the UPSC Civil Service Exam till 5 June. The delay is due to the lockdown extension i.e. upto 31 May 2020. Also, the exam is not expected to be conducted before June and July 2020.
All such candidates who have applied for UPSC Civil Pre Exam, are advised to keep a track on this page for UPSC IAS Exam 2020 Updates.
Earlier, on 04 May 2020, a notification was issued by the UPSC regarding the postpone of the UPSC IAS Exam 2020, According to UPSC Civil Service Exam Notice, the situation would be assessed on 20 May 2020 and after that UPSC IAS New Exam Date shall be announced.
UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam was scheduled to be held on 31 May 2020 and was postponed due to nation-wide lockdown, as a safety measure against Coronavirus (COVID- 19) spread.As per the notice issued by UPSC on 04 May 2020 “The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020, scheduled to be held on May 31, 2020 therefore stands deferred. Since this examination also serves as the screening test for the Indian Forest Service Examination, the schedule for the Indian Forest Service Examination is also deferred.
Other than this, UPSC has also postponed the Personality Test for remaining candidates for the Civil Services Examination 2019. UPSC Civil Service Personality Test was scheduled between 23 March and 03 April 2020.
Also, UPSC IES/ISS 2020 (Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination) Notice, UPSC CMS 2020 (Combined Medical Services Examination) Notice, UPSC Central Armed Police Forces Exam 2020 and UPSC NDA & Naval Academy Exam 2020 were differed by the commission.
UPSC IAS 2020 Notification was released on 05 February 2020 and the last date for registration was 03 March 2020. Approx 9 lakh candidates have applied for the exam across India