UPSC defers Preliminary Civil Services Exam

Covid-19 | UPSC defers Preliminary Civil Services Exam: Check new date here

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The Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2021, scheduled on June 27, has been deferred and it will now be conducted on October 10 owing to the second wave of Covid-19.

This was announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday.

The UPSC has cited the prevailing situation in the country due to the second wave of Covid-19.

The preliminary examination was rescheduled last year also as the country went into a lockdown in April-May.

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