New Delhi: The Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) has deferred the Civil Services and Employees’ Provident Fund (EPFO) Enforcement Officers examinations taking into consideration the rapidly changing circumstances, health considerations, lockdown restrictions including social distancing norms and aggravating situation enforced due to the pandemic.

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EO/AO), Recruitment Test, 2020 scheduled to be held on May 09, 2021 therefore stands deferred till further notice. The Civil Services Examination, 2020 (scheduled from 26th April-18th June, 2021) has also been deferred.

The Personality Tests (Interviews) of the Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2020 (scheduled from 20th-23rd April, 2021); and the Recruitment Tests are also deferred till further notice.

The Commission has decided that it will not be possible to conduct examinations and interviews for the present.

The dates for the Interviews and Recruitment Test, where candidates and advisers are required to travel from all parts of the country, will be reviewed from time to time. Revised schedules of the same will be notified on the website of the UPSC.

Any other decision of the Commission in respect of the Examinations, Recruitments and Interviews will be promptly made available on the Commission’s website.

As and when dates are decided for the deferred Tests/Interviews, it will be ensured that candidates are given a notice of at least 15 days.