UPSC Prelims 2021 Extra Attempt : Latest Update 13 January 2021

UPSC Prelims 2021 Extra Attempt : Decision On Extra Attempt For IAS Exam Soon – Here Is The Latest Updates For UPSC Aspirants About UPSC CSE 2021 Exam Regarding One More Attempt . Centre has asked the Supreme Court to grant time till January to decide on an extra attempt for IAS Exam. The Highest Court has granted the time and the next hearing on UPSC Prelims 2021 will be on January 11. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted to Apex court that the Center & UPSC are considering the proposal to give one more opportunity for affected aspirants.

UPSC Prelims 2021 Extra Attempt : Decision On Extra Attempt For IAS Exam Soon

UPSC Prelims 2021 Extra Attempt : Decision On Extra Attempt For IAS Exam Soon

Year  2021
Issue Related  Extra Attempt For UPSC Aspirants
Bench Of Supreme Court 
  • Justices AM Khanwilkar
  • BR Gavai,
  • Krishnan Murari
Age Limit Right Now 32 Years For General Category
Will Aspirants Get Another Chance ?  Next Hearing On 11 January 2021
  • The highest court was hearing the plea filed by a group of UPSC IAS exam aspirants seeking an extra attempt in the UPSC Civil Services Exams 2021.
  • The next hearing will be on January 11, 2021.
  • The bench comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar, BR Gavai, and Krishnan Murari took up the petition.
  • As per the plea filed by a group of 24 Civil Service aspirants, some candidates who were appearing for their last attempt and were facing age bar disqualification.
  • With this extra attempt, such candidates who have failed to attend the exams this year could also appear for the examination.
  • This is the third hearing on the plea filed for an extra chance to candidates for the UPSC Prelims exam.
  • Earlier the hearing was held on September 30 and October 12 in the highest court.
  • In the September hearing, Supreme Court had declined to postpone the Union Public Service Commission, UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam and in October 12 hearing, the court was adjourned.
  • Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the petitioners, submitted that many candidates could not appear and could not make preparations for the exams due to the pandemic situation.
  • Moreover, Instructing counsel Anushree Kapadia stated that the case was wider in ambit, covering all aspirants who faced difficulties in appearing for the exams and not just restricted to the last attempt candidates.


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