UPSC CSE Prelims 2020 Postponed Status; latest news

UPSC Postponed news: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination (CSE) preliminary examination, scheduled to be held on May 31, 2020, is likely to be postponed, the Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh said.

When asked (by the DD News reporter), addressing the concerns of the aspiring UPSC candidates, the minister said that “We are getting queries about when the UPSC prelims exam and UPSC IAS interview would be held, now in this situation, nothing can be done/said”. The situation minister is referring to is the currently imposed country-wide lockdown in view of the Coronavirus crisis.

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UPSC CSE prelims exam postponed 2020

Even though the UPSC IAS/CSE prelims exam 2020 will be held on May 31, more than a month later, its unlikely that the situation will ease. Most likely, the educational institutions, examinations etc activities which lead to large gatherings, will not be permitted for few more weeks even if the lockdown ends on said May 3rd date.

Not just UPSC, Mr Jitendra Singh also addressed the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) exam postponement issue.

However, the candidates should continue their test preparations considering that the UPSC exam will only be postponed/deferred by few days/weeks, not cancelled entirely. More so, it advisable to use this time to hone your skills better.

The UPSC itself has not issued any official statement/circular/notice about the IAS/IFS CSE prelims exam 2020 postponement matter. Expect UPSC press release about the issue soon at The aspirants may keep checking the official website for press release and notices.

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