SSC CHSL, JE 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus: The threat is real! Staff Selection Commission has officially postponed the CHSL 2020 and JE 2020 examinations w.e.f. March 20, 2020. Combined Graduate Level 2020 (Tier I) exam was ongoing since March 17, 2020, while Junior Engineer 2020 (Tier I) exam was scheduled from March 30, 2020. As per notice 01/02/2020-C-II, both exams are officially postponed due to the global outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. Covid-19 or Coronavirus has caused 04 deaths among 148 confirmed cases in India alone as per the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
Latest: Staff Selection Commission has postponed SSC CHSL 2020 (Tier I) and SSC JE 2020 (Tier I) exam due to Corona virus global pandemic.
SSC CHSL, JE 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus
The Indian Government is responding to prevent and contain the Coronavirus outbreak by locking down institutions and canceling various national events. Boards/Institutions are postponing examinations. The government has canceled various ongoing and upcoming competitive recruitment examinations in public interest. Staff Selection Commission conducted CHSL 2020 and JE 2020 exams are postponed. Check out the official notice below.
SSC CHSL, JE 2020 Postponed
The Staff Selection Commission has officially notified the postponement of the ongoing SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 2020 examination. Tier I of the examination was ongoing since March 17, 2020. SSC Junior Engineer 2020 examination was scheduled to be held on and from March 30, 2020. The Commission has postponed SSC JE 2020 exam until further notice. SSC published the official notice on the website.
Corona outbreak situation in India
Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19 was first detected in China in 2019. Ever since it has emerged as a global pandemic affecting thousands of lives in various regions of the world. As of now, along with 148 confirmed cases, reports of 04 deaths in India are making the headlines. Maharastra, Kerala, Delhi, and the NCR are among those with the highest number of confirmed cases. The situation is getting worse as the number of cases keeps rising and the government is responding with immediate preventive measures. Various ongoing and upcoming examinations are postponed/canceled in the greater public interest of safety and security. The Staff Selection Commission was conducting the national level CHSL and JE 2020 recruitment examinations. Both SSC CHSL 2020 & SSC JE 2020 are postponed until further notice.
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Prevention and control tips for Corona pandemic, 2020
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has published detailed guidelines for common public and health workers to respond against the situation. Extensive guidelines to prevent the outbreak are provided. Stay at home and avoid social gatherings as much as possible. We provide here some important guidelines to follow for the common public.
- Avoid social gatherings and visiting crowded places. This includes traveling in public transport, visiting shopping malls, religious institutions, etc.
- Use a mask and hand sanitizer. Using a face mask and regular sanitizing can greatly reduce the chances of infection.
- Wash your hand frequently even when at home. Wash your hands even if they are visibly clean.
- Minimise or postpone all plans to travel within or outside of the country for the time being.
- Maintain social distance and refrain from making physical contact.
- Avoid touching your face including eyes, lips, nose, etc.
- If your workplace has already arranged provisions for work from home, avail it to minimize travel and social contact.
- If you have prolonged fever or flu-like symptoms, seek immediate medical help.
When to get tested for Coronavirus infection?
The symptoms of a Coronavirus infection can emerge between 01 to 14 days as per experts. Common symptoms are similar to flu and include fever, dry coughing, and respiratory problems. Do not hesitate to let family members know and seek immediate medical help. Always cover your nose/mouth while coughing/sneezing. Use a mask and throw away used masks/tissues safely.