The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre and the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) over the plea to postpone the UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam. The UPSC CSE exam date 2020 is October 04, 2020.
Aspirants are seeing the Supreme Court notice as a positive sign. Earlier on August 21, 2020, Supreme Court Advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava submitted a letter on behalf of a group of UPSC CSE aspirants to the UPSC Chairman seeking the postponement of the upcoming Civil Services (Preliminary) exam.
The civil services candidates are protesting against the authority to shift the dates for the prelims exam. They are raising their voices through various social media platforms. In one such instance, there is an aspirant from Bihar who has been on a hunger strike for 5 days to get the prelims postponed.
Earlier, there was also news that a delegation of eight UPSC aspirants met the commission on Tuesday and submitted a petition to them seeking the postponement of the exam.
Candidates believing that the decision-makers might postpone the exam for a further date. However, the chances of postponement seems scarce as UPSC recently conducted NDA exam and the NTA held the engineering and medical exams all over the country.