UPSC Exam Calendar 2020: According to the information given by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Commission, the new dates for the pending interview round for the Civil Services Examination (CSE) will be announced after May 3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the second phase of lockdown till May 03 across India, due to which the dates of most competitive examinations have been put forward.
The UPSC has postponed the Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS), Indian Economic Service (IES), National Defense Academy (NDA) -I and Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Examination 2020 until further notice. The decision on the NDA-II exam will be taken after 10 June. The revised dates for the CAPF exam 2020 will also be released by UPSC soon.
Although the dates of Civil Service Prelims 2020, Engineering Service Men's and Geologist Service Men's Exam have been released earlier, they can also be changed as the situation worsens due to Corona virus infection in the country. The change in exam dates is to ensure social distancing among people. So far, more than 11 thousand people in the country have been infected with the virus and more than 300 have lost their lives.
Meanwhile, the chairperson and members of the UPSC have decided to voluntarily give 30 per cent of their basic salary for a period of one year from April 2020. Apart from this, all officers and staff members of UPSC have also given one day salary to PM Relief Fund - PM CARES.