A special meeting of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) held to review the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic.
A decision on dates for the remaining Civil Services-2019 Personality Tests will be taken after May, 3, 2020. However, dates for the Civil Services-2020 (Prelim), Engineering Services (Main) and the Geologist Services (Main) Examinations had already been announced.
Any rescheduling in these examinations, will be notified on the official site-UPSC upsc.gov.in.
Deferment notices have already been posted for the Combined Medical Services Examination, the Indian Economic Service and the Indian Statistical Service Examination 2020.
The National Defence Academy (NDA-I) Examination has already been postponed till further intimation. A decision on the NDA II Examination will be posted on June 10, 2020, the scheduled date for its notification.
The Commission reviewed the harm caused to the economy by the corona pandemic. Recognizing the need to conserve financial resources at the national level, the Chairman and Members of the Union Public Service Commission have decided to voluntarily forego 30% of the basic pay received by them from the Commission for a period of one year.