UPSC allows civil services prelims’ candidates to change exam centres

New Delhi: The Union People Service Commission (UPSC) has permitted students to alter their own centers for the civil solutions preliminary exam, planned on Oct 4.

Maintaining in see the huge no. of students of the civil solutions (preliminary) exam, 2024 (involving the Indian Forest Service (preliminary) exam, 2024) & appeals got from that students for modifying their own centres, the Commission has ruled to give an chance to them to submit their own revised choice of center, the UPSC stated in an announcement on Wed..

Apart from this, the option to alter the centres for the civil solutions (main) exam, 2024, & the Indian Forest Service (main) exam, 2024, is also being made available, it stated.

The window of submitting the revised choice of Centres by this students going to be operational in 2 stages i.e. Seventh-13th Jul, 2024 (six PM) & 20th-24th Jul, 2024 (six PM) on the Commission’s site

“The students are advised to check the site & submit their own choices of centres of the above exam, in case needed,” the announcement stated.

The appeal for alter going to be discussed over the improved capability intimated by this centres for accommodating extra students, it stated.

The students may please note that their own appeals for alter within the centres going to be discussed on the basis of the principle of first-apply-first-allot’ basis (that is followed in all this exams of the Commission & has been mentioned within the exam notices of the civil solutions (preliminary) exam, 2024 & Indian Forest Service exam, 2024) & once the capability of a specific center is attained, the same going to be frozen, the Commission stated.

The students, who can’t gain a center of their own choice because of ceiling, going to be needed to choose a center from that rest ones, it stated.

Initially, the civil solutions preliminary exam 2024 has been planned to be conducted on May 31, however it’d to be deferred to Oct 4, because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

The civil solutions exam is held yearly in 3 phases preliminary, main & interview — by this UPSC to select officials for the Indian Authoritative Service (IAS), the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) & the Indian Police Service (IPS), amongst remaining.

Lakhs of aspirants take (2) the exam each yr. to be part of the nation’s coveted civil solutions.

The UPSC has also ruled to make a withdrawal window’ available to the students on the Commission’s site during this period from First-Eighth Aug, 2024 to permit them to withdraw their own application from that test, the announcement stated.

All this terms & circumstances of the withdrawal of application going to be the same as were mentioned within the exams circular released in Feb this yr., it stated.

Students should note that once the application was withdrawn by this candidate, it can’t be revived in future under any conditions, the announcement added further.

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