Maharashtra State Service Exam Postponed, Group B Services Prelim 2020 was to be held on 11 April

Maharashtra State Government has postponed the MPSC State Service exam, till further orders. Maharashtra Subordinate Services Non Gazetted Group B Combined Preliminary Examination 2020 was to be held on 11 April.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 09, 2021 16:35 IST
Maharashtra State Service Exam Postponed, Group B Services Prelim 2020 was to be held on 11 April
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The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has decided to postpone the Maharashtra Secondary Service Non-Gazetted Group-B Joint Prelims Examination 2020. The examination was to be held on Sunday, April 11, 2021. As the number of Coronavirus cases in the Maharashtra state continue to rise, the decision is taken amid rising demands to shift examination to a new date.

The State Government has imposed the lockdown on Saturday and Sunday across the state. Therefore it was uncertain that whether the State Service Examination for Group-B Secondary posts would be held on April 11, Sunday. Now it has been cleared that the examination has been postponed.

"Maharashtra Government postpones the MPSC entrance exam scheduled for 11th April, till further orders", New Agency ANI reported on Friday.

MNS President Raj Thackeray had also demanded the State Commission to postpone the MPSC exam in view of the current situation in the state. On Thursday Maharashtra reported a total of 56,286 cases of COVID-19, in the second wave of Covid-19. Maharashtra Municipal Corporation