Nervous Wait For Govt Job Aspirants As UPSC Postpones Civil Services Interview, EPFO, IES And ISSE Exams
Nervous Wait For Govt Job Aspirants As UPSC Postpones Civil Services Interview, EPFO, IES And ISSE ExamsUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC) building, New Delhi (Vivek Singh/The India Today Group/Getty Images)

Union Public Service Commission announced deferment of its EPFO, IES and ISSE exams and the civil services personality test via a press release on Monday (19 April).

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EO/AO), Recruitment Test, 2020 and The Personality Tests (Interviews) of the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination 2020 and the Civil Services Examination, 2020 stand deferred due to the rise in Covid-19 cases.

EPFO exam was to be conducted on 9 May, while IES/ISS personality test was scheduled between 20-23 April, and the Civil Services 2020 personality test would have been held between 26 April and 18 June.

The commission has said that as and when dates are decided for the deferred Tests/Interviews, it will be ensured that candidates are given a notice of at least 15 days for the same.

Staff Selection Commission has also deferred the Combined Higher Secondary level exam from 20 April, saying that the fresh dates will be intimated later to the candidates.

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) cancelled the standard X exams on Monday while Class XII exams are likely to be held in First week of June.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber