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UPSC to reimburse airfares of civil services aspirants travelling for test

The commission will also help candidates with their lodging and transport requirements, the statement said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: July 22, 2020 11:30:21 am
The commission will also help candidates with their lodging and transport requirements, the statement said. (File)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will reimburse ‘to-and-fro’ airfares of civil services aspirants appearing for the personality test in New Delhi as train services are “not fully functional” due to Covid-19 curbs, according to an official statement issued on Monday.

The commission will also help candidates with their lodging and transport requirements, the statement said.

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“As train services are not fully functional, the Commission, as a one-time measure, has decided to reimburse the lowest ‘to and fro airfare’ to the candidates coming for the personality tests. State governments have been requested to allow the candidates holding e-summon letters for personality tests to move in/out of the restricted zones for the purpose of attending the same,” the UPSC statement said.

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