Competitive Exams 2021: Complete list of exams postponed and those scheduled to take place amid COVID-19 surge
New Delhi | Jagran Education Desk: COVID-19 pandemic situation is pushing India on the edges, and owing to this reason students raised their voice in concern and asked the education department to either cancel or postpone the exams. Reviewing the situation, the government then postponed and cancelled several exams across the nation, including CBSE board exams 2021, CISCE board exams, IB board exams and state board exams 2021. Not just this, several competitive exams were also postponed, including ICAI CA Exam 2021, JEE Mains April and May 2021 session and NEET-PG Exams 2021 due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. However, there are some competitive exams that are going to held as per schedule amid the growing COVID-19 cases, such as UPSC NDA 2021, COMEDK UGET 2021, among others.
LIST OF COMPETITIVE EXAMS 2021 NOT POSTPONED
ICSI CSEET Exam 2021
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India will conduct CSEET (The Company Secretary Executive Entrance) Exam 2021 on May 8. They have not postponed the exams rather they have allowed the aspirants to appear for the exams from home through their laptop or desktop.
UPSC NDA Exam 2021
The UPSC National Defence Academy exams commenced on April 18, 2021, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and will conclude on September 5, 2021. The officials have yet not announced any decision on the postponement of the exam after seeing a continuous surge in cases across the nation.
NEET-UG Exam 2021
The government have postponed NEET-PG 2021 exams, however, the decision regarding the Under Graduate exam is yet to be out. It is expected that after the postponement of PG exams UG exams might also get postponed. The exams are scheduled to be held from August 1, 2021.
COMEDK 2021 Entrance Exam
The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK)entrance exam is scheduled to be held on June 20, 2021. The officials have reduced the syllabus of the exam, however, no decision has been announced yet regarding the postponement of exams amid the growing COVID-19 risks.
CLAT 2021 Exam
The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) is scheduled to conduct Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam 2021 on June 13. However now reports are doing rounds that NLU are planning to postpone the exam owing to the pandemic. CLAT is one of the most popular entrance exams for students who want to pursue their career in Law.
LIST OF COMPETITIVE EXAMS 2021 POSTPONED
UPSC Civil Services Prelim Exam 2021
The Union Public Service Commission has postponed the civil services (preliminary) examination, 2021, which was scheduled to be held on 27th June 2021. Now, this examination will be held on 10th October 2021.
ICAI CA Exam 2021
ICAI CA (The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India) Intermediate and Final Exams 2021 was scheduled to commence from May 21, 2021. However, due to a continuous surge in cases, the officials have postponed the exams till further notice. The revised date sheet will be announced at least 25 days before the CA exam starts.
JEE Main April-May Exam 2021
Owing to the rise in COVID-19 cases, NTA ( National Testing Agency) has postponed both the April and May session entrance exam of JEE Main (Joint Entrance Examination) April session was scheduled to be held on April 27, 28 and 30 while the May session was scheduled to be held on April 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28.
NEET-PG Exam 2021
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Postgraduate exam was scheduled for April 18, but owing to the rise in COVI-19 cases, the exam has been postponed for 4 months, that is, August 30.
UGC NET 2021
UGC National Eligibility Test that was scheduled to be held from May 2 to 17, has been postponed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Revised dates regarding the exams will be announced 15 days before the exam.
UPSC EPFO Exam 2021
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the entrance exam for the recruitment of Enforcement Officer till further notice. The exams were scheduled to be held on May 9, 2021.
UPSC Civil Service 2020 Interview
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the interviews of Civil Services candidates of the 2020 examination till further notice. The interviews were scheduled to commence from April 26, 2021, to June 18, 2021.
SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (Tier-I), 2020, with effect from April 20, 2021.
ICSI CS June 2021 Exams
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has postponed the exams for the Executive Programme, Foundation Programme and Professional Programme due to the surge in COCID-19 cases. The exams were scheduled to be held from June 1 to 10.
Army Recruitment Exam 2021
The common entrance exam for Army Recruitment that was scheduled to be held on May 30 in Jaipur and Jodhpur has been postponed owing to the COVID 19 situation. The revised date sheet will be announced soon.
Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv