MPSC conducts its long-waited prelim examination on Sunday. MPSC had postponed the prelim examination in view of the increasing Covid-19 infection cases.
The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) had conducted the prelim examinations on March 21, 2021, Sunday across the state with Covid-19 protocols. Earlier, the commission had postponed the same in view of the increasing Covid-19 virus infection cases. The exam was initially scheduled to be conducted on March 14, which was rescheduled to March 21, 2021, before the final commencement.
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The Government faced several oppositions and protests by the students when the exam was rescheduled for the first time. Because of which the government was forced to conduct the examination on March 21, 2021, amidst the Covid-19 risks. However, students were seen strictly following the Covid-19 guidelines and safety measures.
MPSC conducted the examination for the recruitment of various posts such as Assistant State Tax Commissioner, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Assistant Commissioner/ Project Officer, Deputy Education Officer in Maharashtra Education Department, Deputy Superintendent in Land Record, Deputy Superintendent in State Excise, Naib Tahsildar and others.
The exam was conducted in Nagpur too amid a complete lockdown imposed by the state government. The students were also scanned using thermal guns and rapid testing was also done for the Covid-19 suspected cases.
The exam was conducted at various centres across Maharashtra. Three candidates in Pune were also tested positive for the Covid-19 test and were allowed to attempt the exam wearing PPE kits in an isolated exam hall.
The result of the examination will be declared by the commission soon on their official website. Students are requested to keep an eye on the official website for more updates.
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