UPSC Recruitment 2020: UPSC Allows Change of Exam Centre for Pre and Mains Exam

UPSC Recruitment 2020: Union Public Service Commission has relased the latest notice on its official website @upsc.gov.in. Earlier UPSC received large number of requests received by the Union Public Service Commission for change in the exam centers, the UPSC has now decided to allow applicants to revise their chosen exam center.  The window of submitting the revised choice of Centers by the candidates will be operational in two different phases i.e. 7th-13th July, 2020 (06.00 PM) and 20th-24th July, 2020 (06.00 PM) on the Commission’s website. All the candidates are advised to visit the website and submit their choices of Centers of the above Examination, if required.  The requests of the candidates for change in their Centers will be considered against the additional/enhanced capacity intimated by the Centers for accommodating the additional candidates.

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Apart from this, UPSC is also allowing candidates to withdraw their applications between August 01 to 08, 2020. Applications can be withdrawn by visiting the official website only. Candidates must note that the terms and conditions and detailed guidelines regarding application form withdrawal were already specified in the detailed advertisements for IAS 2020 & IFS 2020. Accordingly, these conditions will remain valid and unchanged in the process of application form withdrawal.

UPSC Recruitment 2020: Exam Dates

Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 and the civil services preliminary examination 2020 on October 4, 2020.

The requests for change of exam center are to be considered on the first-apply-first-allot basis. It is recommended that candidates who genuinely wish for a change of their exam center must not waste any time and submit their requests as soon as the event commences on the aforementioned dates. Every center has a limited capacity and the seats are allocated on the first-apply-first-allot basis. As soon as the allocations reach the capacity, the center is frozen. In such cases, candidates have to choose from the remaining available slots in other centers.

The civil services examination is conducted annually in three stages that include preliminary, main and interview rounds. UPSC conducts the exam to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the timing to submit the request for the change of Exam Centre?
The window of submitting the revised choice of Centers by the candidates will be operational in two different phases i.e. 7th-13th July, 2020 (06.00 PM) and 20th-24th July, 2020 (06.00 PM).

Q. Can Candidates also withdraw their applications?
Yes, UPSC is also allowing candidates to withdraw their applications between August 01 to 08, 2020

Q. What is the procedure of allowing the exam centres?
The requests for change of exam center are to be considered on the first-apply-first-allot basis. So candidates who genuinely wish for a change of their exam center must not waste any time and submit their requests soon.

Q. What are the exam dates of UPSC exams?
Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 and the civil services preliminary examination 2020 on October 4, 2020.

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