Civil Services: UPSC to hold Mains as per schedule

Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced to go ahead with its original schedule to conduct the 2021 civil services (main) examination, 2021, which is schedule January 7, 8, 9, 15 and 16.

“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,” it said in a statement issued by Press Information Bureau (PIB).

It added that the state governments have been requested that public transport be made operational to the optimum level, at least on a day before the Examination till the date of conduct of the Examination i.e. from 06.01.2022 to 09.01.2022 and 14.01.2022 to 16.01.2022 for ensuring smooth movement of the candidates/examination functionaries.

“All the competent district authorities and the venue supervisors have been provided the guidelines of the Commission for conduct of the examinations in these times of pandemic,” it said.