The Civil Services Exam for selection to Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other Civil Services will begin today. Selection to the civil services is done through a preliminary exam, a main exam and an interview which are conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates who qualify the UPSC Civil Services Prelims will be shortlisted for the main exam which is scheduled in January, 2021. UPSC had earlier scheduled the exam on May 31. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the exam was postponed.
UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2020: Live Updates
The Civil Services exam will be held in shifts today. As per reports close to 10 lakh candidates have registered to appear for the exam. Civil Services exam is billed as the toughest exams in the country. UPSC had earlier scheduled the exam on May 31. Due to COVID-19 pandemic the exam was postponed.