The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the Civil Services preliminary exam, which was scheduled to be held on 27 June in view of the COVID-19 situation in the country.
The exams will be held on 10 October 2021.
The new exam date for USPC (IAS) Prelims 2021 has been also announced online at upsc.gov.in.
The commission conducts civil services examination annually in three stages — preliminary, main and interview — to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.
UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 has notified 712 vacancies including 22 vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disability Category.