Centre to take call on UPSC, SSC exams after May 3
New Delhi: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday confirmed that the UPSC and SSC examinations, that were deferred due to lockdown, will be held on later dates.
“UPSC and SSC examinations that were put on hold due to lockdown, will definitely take place. We will take a call after May 3 and reschedule the dates in a manner that it gives sufficient time for all the aspirants to reach to their designated examination centers,” he said.
Various examinations including Combined higher secondary level, Combined graduate level, junior engineer and stenographer were postponed by SSC due to COVID-19 lockdown.
A decision on fresh dates for the remaining Civil Services-2019 Personality Tests will be taken after May, 3, 2020, following the second phase of the lockdown.
Dates for the Civil Services-2020 (Prelim), Engineering Services (Main) and the Geologist Services (Main) Examinations had already been announced. Any rescheduling in these examinations, if necessitated by the evolving situation, will be notified on the website of the UPSC, a statement from UPSC said.
Deferment notices have already been posted for the Combined Medical Services Examination, the Indian Economic Service and the Indian Statistical Service Examination 2020. Dates for the CAPF Exam
2020 will also be notified on the UPSC website. The National Defence Academy (NDAI) Examination has already been postponed till further intimation. A decision on the NDA–II Examination will be posted on June 10, 2020, the scheduled date for its notification, it further said.