The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Friday, 7 May, announced the postponement of Combined Graduate Level (tier-I) Examination, 2020. The exam was scheduled to be conducted from 29 May to 7 June.
SSC has also postponed Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level (Tier-I) Examination, 2020. It was slated to be held on 21 and 22 May, for the candidates who had opted for centres in West Bengal.
Apart from the rescheduling of these exams, the commission has also deferred the notification release of Constable (GD) in CAPFs, NIA, SSF and Rifleman (GD) for Assam Rifles examination, 2021. The registration for the same was scheduled to commence from first week of May.
The decision of postponements have been taken in the view of surge in COVID cases across the country.
New dates for the postponed exams and notification will be announced later.
"Fresh dates of postponed examinations and notification of examination will be announced by the Commission in due course after assessing the situation. The candidates are requested to visit the website of the Commission from time to time for further updates," read the official notification.
COVID Cases in India
India on Friday, 7 May, reported its biggest daily surge of 4,14,188 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,14,91,598. The death toll increased by 3,915 to 2,34,083.
As per the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 36,45,164 active cases in the country.
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