UPPSC PCS 2021 Exam- UPPSC Mains 2021 Exam
UPPSC PCS Prelims 2021 examination was conducted on 24th October 2021 in two shifts. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission declared the UPPCS Prelims 2021 results on 1st December 2021.
In continuation with the above, UPPSC has now declared UPPSC Mains Exam Date and UPPSC Mains 2021 Exam guidelines for appearing candidates. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released the UPPCS Mains 2021 Exam Guidelines, especially in the Context of Growing Covid-19/ Omicron Cases in India.
UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam Postponed | UPPSC PCS Mains New Date Released
Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission announced that it will conduct UPPSC Mains 2021 exam in three districts of Uttar Pradesh- Lucknow, Ghaziabad, and Prayagraj from 28th January 2022 to 31st January 2022. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission had already released the UPPSC PCS 2021 application form for the UPPSC mains 2021 exam online on the official website – uppsc.up.nic.in. The qualified candidates of the UPPCS prelims 2021 had to apply for the UPPSC PCS mains 2021 exam till December 28.
Now, with a new notification dated 19th January 2022, UPPSC has announced that the UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam has been postponed due to increasing cases of Omicron/ Covid-19. According to the notification, now the UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam date would be 23 March 2022 to 27 March 2022.
UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam Guidelines
Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission released general and Covid-19/Omicron specific guidelines for the candidates appearing in the UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 exam. Few of the General and Omicron Specific guidelines are mentioned below.
UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam- Key General Guidelines
- Maintain Silence in the Exam Hall.
- Smoking, drinking tea, etc. are prohibited in the exam hall.
- In every session, Candidates are prohibited from using the washroom in the last 30 minutes of the exam.
- Candidates are prohibited from taking any exam-related material in the loo.
- Candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam hall/campus during the scheduled time of the exam.
UPPSC PCS Mains 2021 Exam- Covid-19/Omicron specific guidelines
- Keeping the Covid-19/Omicron virus in mind, candidates must wear a face cover/mask before entering the exam hall/campus and it is mandatory to adhere to social distancing norm. Candidates should also keep with them a transparent water bottle and sanitizer.
- Candidates are advised to cover their mouth and nose with tissue paper/hanky while sneezing/coughing and through the tissue paper in the dustbin.
- If a candidate is suffering from fever, cough, etc., then his/her sitting arrangements will be made in a different room.