Supreme Court to hear case on postponing UPSC CSE shortly

By: Careers Desk | New Delhi |

September 30, 2020 11:12:43 am

UPSC CSE is scheduled to be held on October 4 (Representational picture)

The Supreme Court (SC) will at present take up a plea on postponing the Civil Services Exam (CSE) held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The examination is scheduled to be held on October 4 and the UPSC had in earlier listening to advised the court docket that it’s not potential to postpone the examination as doing so may even defer the UPSC CSE prelims 2021.

The petitioners are demanding a postponement citing that holding an examination amid pandemic will likely be “lack of level playing field”/ Severa states have together with Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan amongst others have postponed the state-level public service exams. The petitioners additionally declare that no respite has been supplied to people who find themselves frontline corona employees together with docs, directors and many others who’re additionally aspirants for the examination.

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Several exams together with the JEE and NEET – entrance exams for undergraduate engineering and medical schools – have been performed amid the pandemic. UPSC CSE is held to fill the IAS, IPS, and different such posts within the authorities sector.

According to the plea, this seven hours lengthy offline examination will likely be taken by roughly six lakh aspirants at check centres in 72 cities throughout the nation. The plea stated the Civil Services Exam, being a recruitment examination, is altogether totally different from a tutorial examination, and within the occasion of its postponement, there wouldn’t be any query of delay or lack of any tutorial session.

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