UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020: New exam date announcement for the Prelims exam has been postponed for June 5. UPSC (IAS) Prelims Exam 2020 was scheduled to take place on May 31st. However, the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting extended lockdown period affected the entire exam cycle.
UPSC IAS Prelims Exam 2020 new exam date was expected to be announced today at upsc.nic.in. However UPSC has deferred the new exam date announcement till June 5. This step is being seen as a result of plugging up cases of COVID-19 patients and the extended lockdown period till May 31st.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issued a public notice on May 4 to inform the aspirants that UPSC (IAS) Prelims exam 2020 stands deferred and the new exam date will be announced on May 20, 2020 (i.e. today). The development was seen as a response to the Union Government’s decision to extend the lockdown period until May 31st. However, as the Corona Virus outbreak is rapidly increasing the decision on a new date has been deferred.
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