One of the India TV journalist Nidhi Taneja on Twitter said, Advocate Alakh filing petition on behalf of UPSC aspirants seeking postponement of UPSC civil services prelims from October 4.
Also seeking additional attempts next year for those aspirants won’t be able to appear due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In view of COVID-19, candidates feel insecure to take up any assignment that requires movement beyond their place of origin.
Interested candidates of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), who are expected to take the exam on October 4, are rallying for a merger with 2021 in this year’s examination. The columns on offer this year, they announced, should accordingly be added to the ones instructed for the 2021 exam, they are telling.
The petitioners state that if it is not possible to postpone the examination, then a compensatory attempt should be offered to those candidates who are left with just one last shot to end the examination, the report said.
The petition states, We suggest that UPSC 2020 cycle be preferably merged with the 2021 cycle with proportionally increased posts and furnishing a compensatory attempt to those, whose final attempt ends by 2020.