New Delhi, 07 January, 2022: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an important notice regarding the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam 2021. As per the latest notice, the commission has decided to conduct exams on 7, 8, 9, 15, and 16 January, 2022 at various exam centres across the country. It has released the notice to aid the students to have a safe examination and has also requested the state authorities to help with the same.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021: Official Notice Details
- The commission has requested all state governments to ensure complete provision of convenience to the candidates and the examination functionaries in terms of their movement due to the restrictions imposed by the governments to control the spread of the COVID-19 disease. This is especially applicable to people who would be coming from containment and micro-containment zone(s).
- The e-admit cards and ID cards of the candidates and the examination functionaries are to be used as movement passes.
- Public transport would be made operational a day before 6 January, 2022 and will be continued till 16 January 2022. This step has been taken to ensure smooth movement of the candidates/examination functionaries.
Note: The UPSC Civil Services Main examination would be conducted keeping in mind strict COVID-19 guidelines and protocols. Candidates are advised to keep a check on the official website for more details and information related to the exam.
UPSC Civil Services Exam 2021: COVID-19 Guidelines
The following guidelines will be kept in mind while the UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam 2022 will be held:
- Maintenance of personal hygiene of the candidates and examination functionaries at the exam centres.
- Maintenance of social distancing and wearing of masks by the candidates and examination functionaries all the time at the exam centres.
- Provision of sanitizers at most of the places in the exam centres for students and examination functionaries.
- Candidates are required to carry their own sanitizers in transparent bottles.
- Compulsory sanitization of all exam centres on a regular basis.
- Two extra examination rooms would be facilitated to accommodate the candidates who would be coughing, sneezing, having breathlessness, and feeling feverish. This would ensure their safety while they give their exams.
To read the official notice, please click here.