UPSC Prelims 2020 revised exam date: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the revised schedule for UPSC civil services preliminary examination 2020 on Friday, June 5 on its official website. Candidates who have applied for the exam can check the revised schedule online at upsc.gov.in.
The UPSC civil service prelims exam will be held on October 4, 2020 while the main exam would be conducted on January 8, 2021.
Earlier, the UPSC slated to release the new dates for the civil services preliminary exam 2020 on May 20 which was then delayed due to the surging infection of coronavirus pandemic.
Before, the UPSC civil services prelim examination was slated to be held on May 31 but was deferred due to the Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown.
Nearly, 7 lakh candidates apply for the UPSC prelims each year and it is considered one of India’s most coveted exams. This year, about 10 lakh aspirants have applied for the UPSC prelims examination.