UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2020 Postponed, Check New Dates Official Notice

By Hemant Kumar|Updated : May 20th, 2020

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2020 Postponed. UPSC Civil services exam was scheduled to be held on 31st May 2020 has now been deferred due to the current situation caused by the COVID 19 pandemic. The new dates for conducting the UPSC Prelims 2020 Exam and also Revised Programme of other Exam conducted will be announced by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 5th June 2020 after assessing the prevailing situation in the country.

UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2020 Postponed Notice

Earlier, UPSC has released a notification on 4th May 2020, regarding the postponement of the exam and stated that the new dates will be announced on 20th May 2020. But with today's clarification by UPSC, it is now clear that the exam has been further postponed and the new dates along with the Revised Programme will be announced on 5th June 2020. This news has come up with great relief for the candidates who were waiting for the clarification from UPSC regarding the dates of the exam. The government of India has already increased the lockdown in the country till 31st May 2020, with some caveats to fight against the outbreak of the disease.

Candidates can view the notice of the Different of the exam on the official website of UPSC Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website for any further updates by UPSC.



UPSC Civil Service Admit Card 2020 Release date

Last week of April 2020 (Postponed)

UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam Date 2020

31 May 2020 (Postponed)

UPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam Date 2020 (New Date)

To be announced on 5th June 2020

UPSC Civil Service Mains Exam Date 2020

18 September 2020

Candidates are advised to utilize the time for your preparation at the same pace as was done earlier as the competition is set to be tougher and aspirants need to be prepared for this. with this lockdown, candidates should focus their energies in the preparation of the exam.

UPSC Civil Services Exam Selection Process 2020

UPSC conducts civil services exam in three phases

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Candidates are required to qualify each stage of the exam to be recommended for various posts like IAS, IPS, IFS, and others.

Each year 5-6 lakhs students appear for the exam and this year UPSC has released the notification for the 796 posts.

UPSC Civil Services 2020 Admit Card:

UPSC releases the admit card 3-4 weeks before the scheduled date of the exam. Since this year's exam has been postponed, the Admit Card will be released only after the announcement of new dates by UPSC.

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