The application for the 2020 Civil Services Preliminary exam 2020 will have an option to change their exam centre. This was announced by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) when they released a notification on Wednesday, July 1. Candidates had requested the Commission to give the facility because of the disruption caused by COVID-19 lockdown.
The option to change the exam centre will be made available for the 2020 Civil Services and 2020 Indian Forest Services preliminary examinations. Both the exams are scheduled to be conducted on October 4, 2020.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2020: Candidates for prelims can change exam centre from 7 July; check details on upsconline.nic.in
The option to change the exam centre will be activated in two phases. The first phase will be active from July 7 to July 13 and the second phase will be activated from July 20 to July 24. The link will get activated on the official website, upsc.gov.in.
The Commission has said that the change of centre will be based on first-come-first-serve basis and once the capacity for a centre is reached, the same will be frozen. Also, the candidates can withdraw their candidature from the exam and its link will be activated from August 1 to August 8.