UPSC civil services prelims exam today

New Delhi (NVI): The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination is being held today, after the Supreme Court refused to postpone it due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The exams will be allowed to be conducted with Covid-19 safety guidelines.

The Delhi government and police personnel have been asked by the UPSC not to prevent any candidates from reaching the exam centre today even if the centres were located in containment zones.

As per reports, over 10 lakh candidates are appearing in the exam for selection to Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other Civil Services.

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).