Can IAS aspirants change their exam centre, know what is its process?

Can IAS aspirants change their exam centre, know what is its process?

Can IAS Aspirants Change Their Exam Centre: The environment of Manipur is still not good for conducting the examination. In view of this, the UPSC students there who had chosen Imphal Centre, were facing problems. In this regard, Jomi Students Federation filed a petition in the High Court and asked to build centers in Churachandpur and Kangpokpi instead of Imphal. While hearing this petition, Delhi High Court has said that Manipur Government is not able to build a center there but one solution for this is that these students have been given the freedom to choose another centre.

Select new center

These candidates are from Aizawl, Mizoram; Kohima, Nagaland; Shillong, Meghalaya; Dispur, Assam; Jorhat, Assam; Kolkata, West Bengal; And you can choose any center in Delhi. The state government will bear the travel expenses of the student. Applications in this regard can be made by sending email between 8th to 19th April.

Can IAS aspirants change centre

Can UPSC CSE aspirants change their exam center and what is the procedure for it? This whole incident is raising this question in people’s minds. If you also have this question in your mind then read its answer here. UPSC aspirants cannot change the center under normal circumstances. Any such facility does not pay commission. There is no option to change the center once the form is submitted.

When will I get the chance

Broadly, the option to change the center or make any correction in your application form remains open only as long as the application correction window remains open. After its closure this facility is not available. If you want to change the centre, apply during this time only.

When did you get the chance

In the year 2020, when the Covid panic was raging, the Commission had given the facility to change the centre. For this, the candidates had to go to upsconline.nic.in and choose the center and avail the facility of changing it as per the rules. During this period, centers were allotted on the basis of first apply-first allot. In 2022, this facility was given to the candidates of Himachal Pradesh. For this you will have to go to upsc.gov.in. Here on the homepage, a link will be found in the What’s New section, by clicking on which you can change the centre. However, this link is active only when center change facility is available.

Can’t change center

Except in some special circumstances (like when it came during the time of Covid or due to the environment in Manipur), the center cannot be changed. If a large group or a large number of candidates are facing any problem or the court passes an order (even if the petition is filed by a single candidate on his own behalf), then the center can be changed, otherwise the center will not be available after the form is submitted. Can be changed. For changes in this regard, you can contact UPSC helpline number 1800118711. 

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