GPSC announced earlier this year that it will conduct the preliminary exam for State Tax Inspector recruitment in 2020. The exam date was scheduled for April 26, 2020. However, as per the latest notification, the exam date has been postponed due to the ongoing lockdown situation in India.
Gujarat Public Service Commission has released the official notice of postponement at the official website i.e. gpsc.gujarat.gov.in. Citing the ongoing conditions in India due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, the Commission has decided to defer the exam until further notice.
GPSC has announced that it will publish a further notice regarding the new dates. However, the Commission has not indicated any tentative date of the exam. Instead, the rescheduled date of the exam is to be notified as and when situations get normal.
GPSC State Tax Inspector Exam 2020
The Gujarat Public Service Commission notified about the 2020 State Tax Inspector recruitment exam earlier. The notification was published on the website through advertisement number 109/2019-2020. Accordingly, the Commission was all set the conduct the stages of the written examination as per schedule.
The preliminary exam for the recruitment was earlier announced to be held in April 2020. Eligible candidates were awaiting the issue of admit cards to appear in the preliminary exam. Qualifiers from the preliminary exam were to be selected for the final interview through a Mains exam. However, as of now, there is much speculation as to when the exam is going to be conducted the time to come.
GPSC STI 2020 Preliminary Exam Postponed Due to COVID-19
GPSC has officially declared the postponement of the 2020 State Tax Inspector recruitment exam. The Commission has officially declared the news through a notice published on the website of the Commission. We have provided a snapshot of the postponement notice here below.
The postponing notice released by GPSC has officially deferred the exam date earlier announced to be held on April 26, 2020. As of now, there is no word about any tentative new date. However, the Commission has cited the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak to drive the decision of postponement. Therefore, candidates can expect the Commission to announce rescheduled dates at the website as soon as the Covid-19 pandemic is under control.
Official website: gpsc.gujarat.gov.in
Impact of Covid-19 on Government Examinations in India
The global outbreak of the deadly Covid-19 virus has led to a country-wide emergency in India. The government ordered schools and colleges to close at the early stages of traces of the infection in India. However, with situations aggravating, the country was sent into a complete lockdown. Currently, we are all looking forward to coming out of the situation heathy and sound as authorities leave no stone unturned in tackling the situation effectively.
A major hit of the Covid-19 outbreak was taken by various government recruitment bodies in India. As socio-economic operations remain postponed, various government examinations scheduled in April/May have been postponed. Check out below the list of recent government examinations postponed due to Covid-19 in India.
- SSC CHSL – KKR 2018/NR 2018
- Indian Navy Medical Exam
- Karnataka TET 2020
- Kerala SET 2020
- LIC AAO/AA/AE
- APPSC Exam
- RSMSSB Agriculture Investigator
- RSMSSB Pharmacist
- RSMSSB Librarian Grade II
- BPSSC Combined Mains Exam 2020
- Indian Army
- UPSC Interviews
- DRDO Interviews
- GPSC Police Inspector
- HPPSC HPJS
- UPPSC BEO
- Indian Coast Guard Navik 01/2020 Medical
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What can GPSC STI 2020 aspirants do now?
The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 has put the lives of every individual at risk. Similar to more than 200 other countries around the globe, India has also taken the hits of the situation. It is high time that we adopt every possible precaution to prevent contracting the disease. The government has imposed a complete lockdown till April 15 to contain the spread. However, as we remain indoors, we have a tremendous opportunity to use the time effectively.
GPSC State Tax Inspector 2020 aspirants must utilize this period wisely. Getting detached from the routine of practice and revision is easy in this hard time. However, make a study plan and make the best use of the available time. Do not forget to include time for revisions at this time. Most importantly, do not forget to keep yourself safe and protected. Here are some basic tips to follow.
- There are a lot of online resources e.g. question papers & study materials. Utilise the time to make use of these resources.
- Dedicate short focused intervals for revision of each subject.
- Make use of notes that you made earlier. These will help you memorise important topics better.
- Do not forget to take breaks. Allow yourself some relaxation.