UPSC IAS Exam Centres

UPSC IAS Exam Centres

ByHemant Kumar  |  Updated on: Aug 6, 2020
UPSC CSE Exam 2020 notification has been announced. It is one of the most awaited exam conducted by UPSC. UPSC CSE exam is conducted to recruit officers such as IFS, IAS, IPS, and other groups A and B officers. Check out all the important UPSC CSE exam details such as UPSC syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, vacancy details, cutoff and much more. All the latest updates about the upcoming UPSC IAS exam mentioned below. 
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UPSC CSE Exam 2020: Candidates Can Submit Choice of the Centre

The UPSC has decided to give the choice of centres to the candidates to appear for the Preliminary exam, considering the requests received from a large number of candidates of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020. The Commission has decided to give an opportunity to the candidates to submit their revised choice of Centre. To submit the revised choices of Centres, the candidates are allowed to submit in two phases:

Phase 1: 7th-13th July 2020 (06.00 PM)

Phase 2: 20th-24th July 2020 (06.00 PM)

The submission can be done on the Commission’s website-

Note: The candidates are advised to visit the website and submit their choices of Centres of the above Examination if required.

Withdrawal Window:

From 1st-8th August 2020, the Commission is set to make a Withdrawal Window available to the candidates on the Commission’s website

Note: It is to be noted that the candidates are once withdrawing the application will not be able to revive in future under any circumstances.

Important Highlights

  • In this application, the option to change the Centres for the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2020 and the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2020 is also being made available to the candidates.
  • The Commission has assured that the requests of the candidates for change in their Centres will be considered against the additional/enhanced capacity intimated by the Centres for accommodating the additional candidates.
  • The request for Centre Change will be considered on "first apply-first allot" basis.
  • Once the capacity of a Centre is attained, the same will be frozen.
  • Due to the ceiling, the candidates who could not avail their choice of Centre would be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones.
  • The criteria for conditions and eligibility of the candidate, also the withdrawal window are as per the EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 05/2020-CSP DATE: 12/02/2020 of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 and the EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 06/2020-IFoS DATE 12/02/2020 of the Indian Forest Service Examination, 2020.

The Choice of centres for Preliminary as well as the Main Examination can be accessed from the official notification.

UPSC CSE 2020 Official Notification, Download PDF

Scheme of the Preliminary Examination


Structure of the Examination


The details concerning the change in the centre can be checked here.

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