UPSC defers EPFO recruitment test, civil services exam 2020 and various other exams

Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has deferred the tests and interviews of some examinations. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization, Recruitment Test, 2020 scheduled to be held on 9th of May has been deferred.

The Personality Tests of the Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 scheduled from 20th to 23rd April this year has also been deferred. UPSC said that the Civil Services Examination, 2020 which is scheduled from 26th April to 18th June, 2021 and the Recruitment Tests are also deferred till further notice.

The Commission held a meeting to review the situation prevailing due to COVID-19 pandemic and decided that it will not be possible to conduct examinations and interviews for the present. It said, the dates for the Interviews and Recruitment Test, where candidates and advisers are required to travel from all parts of the country, will be reviewed from time to time. Revised schedules of the same will be notified on the website of the UPSC.