UPSC Extra Attempt Latest News: The UPSC aspirants have once again come together to raise their demands to increase the number of attempts for the UPSC civil services exams as they say the COVID pandemic has affected their preparations and study. It must be noted that thousands of candidates every year appear for UPSC exams in the country, and many give multiple attempts to get through the Civil Services. However, the aspirants claim the pandemic has affected their preparations. For this reason, the candidates especially those who have either reached the upper age limit or finished all the attempts last year are now demanding to increase the upper limit and to increase the number of attempts.Also Read - UPSC ESE Prelims 2022: Exam Schedule Out on; Here’s Direct Link to Download

This week, several candidates raised their demands on social media using the #UPSCExtraAttempt. The hashtag has gained more than 11 thousand tweets. Also Read - UPSC Recruitment 2022: Vacancies Notified For Assistant Employment Officer, Other Posts; Apply Online at

Here’s what UPSC aspirants said on Twitter:  Also Read - UPSC CAPF AC 2021: Marks of Recommended Candidates Out on | Direct Link Given Here

Most of the UPSC aspirants are demanding two more attempts and two years of age relaxation (including aspirants of 2020, 2021) in all central government exams (UPSC, SSC, IBPS, SBI, RBI, etc).

Some of the UPSC aspirants are now even planning to hold a protest in Delhi on November 28, 2021, to make their demands heard. Several people on Twitter have put out a tweet in support of students who are demanding an extra attempt to appear for the prestigious civil service exams.