Press Trust of India|Oct 22, 2021
UPSC to conduct Civil Services 2019 personality tests (interviews)
NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission will start the Civil Services 2019 personality tests (PTs)/interviews for 623 remaining candidates from July 20 to 30, 2020. The personal interviews for the Civil Services Examination, 2019 (CSE-2019) were postponed due to the lockdown in the country. All candidates have been informed in advance.
Experts and staff of the Commission have made the necessary arrangements to ensure the safety of candidates. Besides, the Commission has decided to reimburse the lowest ‘to and fro airfare’ to the candidates as the transportation facilities including the trains are not fully functional.
The Commission has also requested to all state governments to allow the candidates holding e-Summon Letters for PTs for the purpose of attending the interviews.
All candidates will be provided a ‘Sealed Kit’ consisting of a face mask, face shield, a bottle of sanitizer and hand gloves.
Since the Interview Boards generally comprise of senior advisers, the Commission has taken all precautionary and safety measures for contactless PTs in order to shield the interviewers and the interviewees appropriately.
The Commission’s staff involved in the conduct of the PTs will also be equipped with suitable protective gear.
Sanitization of all the rooms, halls, furniture and equipment will be done on a regular basis.
Seating arrangements for the candidates at all venues will ensure safe physical distancing.
UPSC will share all the guidelines to be followed by the candidates for appearing in the interview.
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