India’s principal government recruitment body, UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020 had postponed its dates of exams from May 30 to further with Prelims to be held on October 4. The Mains are scheduled on January 8th and also released dates of many other exams on its official portal upsc.gov.in.
Announcement of UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020:-
The UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020 were postponed after the lockdown was imposed to be held on May 31, however they had been further postponed. This postponement was announced by the UPSC board taking into consideration some points, further on 4th May.
The reason being, limitations faced by states to hold such a large scale examination and inability for reaching centers experienced by the candidates. According to the new revised dates available on its official portal upsc.gov.in. The Mains are scheduled on January 8th while Prelims are to be held on October 4 according to the revised timetable released on upsc.gov.in.
The timetable also comes with a notice that the examinations are liable to alteration according to the situation. Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, had also stated about the announcement.
He had stated that apprehensions will allay with the civil service examination dates’ announcement of it being cancelled in some quarters.
About the timetable released on the official portal for UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020 and others:-
Indian Forest Service (Prelims) has been scheduled along with UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020, mains while 796 vacancies have been announced. These vacancies are to be filled with UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2020 which has three stages for selection.
There is also an announcement made for one entrance exam pertaining to Naval Academy and National Defence Academy in common on September 6. The notification would be released on 10th June by UPSC board regarding exams of NA and NDA while till June 30; the application portal is reported to be active.
Indian Statistical Service Exam/ Economic Service Exam scheduled on 16th of October while notification to be released for the same by next week. Combined Medical Services Examination and Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination are scheduled on October 22 and December 20 respectively.
The Mains for the remaining candidates of UPSC Personality Tests for Civil Services 2019 are scheduled from 20th July. The candidates could avail the timetable by visiting the online portal of UPSC which is upsc.gov.in for getting information about these exams and others.
There would also be an issuance of e-admit cards for the candidates appearing in the examinations. It would be issued before their scheduled dates on the official website to be downloaded.