Maharashtra government has postponed the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examination 2020 and is likely to announce the new date for the examination very soon.
The MPSC exams were scheduled to be held on October 11, 2020. However, the state government made the decision to postpone it after Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had a meeting with the Maratha Organizations on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
On Friday, October 9, The State Government stated in the press conference, that in the view of the pandemic COVID-19 situation in the state, the MPSC exams 2020 will be postponed.
The CM also stated that the aspirants will get more time to prepare for the MPSC exams after all the MPSC exams were previously postponed twice.
However, the state government has informed that the MPSC exams will take place on the new date, where the aspirants will be eligible for the 11th examination that will be decided in the next meeting.
In the CMs meeting which was held on Thursday, with the Maratha Organizations. BJP MP Sambhaji Raje demanded the CM to postpone the MPSC exams 2020 amid the exceptional situation of the pandemic.
Moreover, there were no reserved seats in the MPSC exams for the Martha youths community, which will lead them to lose the opportunity of getting government jobs, he said.
He added that the state government should increase the number of reserved seats and the age limit in the MPSC exams and that the scheduled exam should be postponed until the quota matter is resolved.
MPSC prelims examination 2020 was supposed to be held on April 5, 2020, but was postponed to September 13, which also got postponed since it clashed with the scheduled NEET exam on September 13, 2020.
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