The Union Public Service Commission has postponed the annual civil service and forest service preliminary examinations that were scheduled to be held on 31st May. 

As per a notice issued by the Commission on its websites, the new date will be announced on 20th May. 

It further stated that the commission would announce the new schedule at least 30 days prior to exam date for candidates to prepare themselves.

The personality tests which are the personal interview session of the previous year, Civil Service Examination 2019, Indian Economic Service and Indian Statistical Service, have also been postponed.

Further, the notification for the Combined Medical Service Examinations, Central Armed Police Forces Examinations, NDA and Naval Academy Examinations has also been deferred by the Commission due to the nationwide lockdown.

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