The Civil Services Exam 2020 was rescheduled to October 4 due to the COVID pandemic. 20 Civil Services competitors had moved toward the Supreme Court, looking for the test to be conceded by a few months.
The Civil Services Exam 2020 planned on October 4 can’t be deferred over the COVID emergency, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) told the Supreme Court today. The top court was hearing a solicitation looking for the deferment of the Civil Services Exam.
Supreme Court orders:
The Supreme court today asked the UPSC – the focal enrolling office for arrangements to and tests for different Civil Services Exams of the legislature – to document its oath by tomorrow and will hear the case again on October 23.
The Civil Services Exam, which was prior booked on May 31, was rescheduled to October 4 because of the pandemic.
20 Civil Services Exam competitors had moved toward the Supreme Court, looking for the significant test to be conceded by a few months because of the flood circumstance in a few pieces of the nation just as COVID-19.
The competitors said that the Civil Services Exam, being an enrollment assessment, is unique concerning a scholarly assessment, and in case of its deferment, there would not be any inquiry of deferral or loss of any scholastic meeting.
UPSC officials to Supreme Court:
The officials said holding the Civil Services Exam at a such a period “is nothing else except for putting lives of lakhs of youthful understudies (counting applicants in this) at most extreme danger and peril of sickness and demise”.
One of the officials, the father of a civil aspirant, told the court that his child is an official with the legislature and that because of the substantial remaining burden as a result of COVID, he couldn’t withdraw and plan for the Civil Services Exam, while the others figured out how to remain at home and get ready well. A few other significant Exams, including the NEET clinical placement test and the JEE for admission to the IITs, which also were delayed due to COVID-19, have just been held.