The Union Public Service Commission or UPSC on Thursday informed its decision to postpone the combined geoscientist main exams and the engineering services main exam, scheduled for August 8 and August 9 respectively.
Both the exams have been postponed till further orders.
It’s worth mentioning here that the UPSC?combined geoscientist main exam was originally scheduled to be held on June 27 and engineering services main exam was to be held on June 28.
The UPSC decided to postpone both the examinations in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and it released a revised annual calendar for 2020.
Meanwhile, UPSC has also allowed the civil services prelims, main and Indian Forest Services (Main) exams candidates to opt for an exam centre in their city to avoid travelling.
“Keeping in view a large number of candidates of the civil services (preliminary) examination, 2020 (including the Indian Forest Service (preliminary) examination, 2020) and requests received from the candidates for changing their centres, the Commission has decided to give an opportunity to them to submit their revised choice of centre,” states a UPSC notice.
It may be mentioned here that the window for submitted the revised Centre choice will be operational in two phases- July 7 to 13, 2020 till 6 PM and July 20 to 24, 2020 till 6 PM on the Commission’s website https://upsconline.nic.in.