The Union Public Service Commission on Wednesday announced that it has decided to conduct the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2021 as per schedule i.e. on January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16. It said that decision was taken after carefully reviewing the situation prevailing due to the COVID-19 pandemic,
Keeping in view the restrictions/curbs being imposed by the governments to contain the disease, the Commission has requested the state governments for ensuring that no inconvenience is caused to the candidates/ examination functionaries in their movement, especially who are coming from containment / micro-containment zone(s) and if necessary, the candidates’ e-Admit Cards and ID Cards of the examination functionaries are to be used as movement passes.
The UPSC urged state governments to make public transport operational to the optimum level, at least on a day before the examination till the date of conduct of the examination i.e. from January 6 to 14 to 16 for ensuring smooth movement of the candidates/examination functionaries.