Coronavirus: UPSC postpones IAS interview
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has deferred the personality test/ interview for civil services examination 2019 in view of the coronavirus outbreak in India. The interview was scheduled from March 23 to April 3, 2020. It has been postponed till further orders.
The revised schedule will be informed to the candidates in due course of time. Candidates are advised to check the official website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in for regular updates.
UPSC had declared the main exam results on January 14, 2020. The e- summon letter for IAS interview was issued on January 27.
UPSC personality test is the third and final stage in the selection process of civil servants in India. The interview carries a maximum of 275 marks.
The recruitment examination is conducted annually in three stages named as preliminary, mains and interview to select candidates for administrative positions in different All-India Services and central civil services including IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, and IRTS.