UPSSSC PET, SSC CGL 2021: Amid the waning phase of the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in India, many competitive exams, that were indefinitely postponed, have been scheduled in the coming days and months. As a result, some of the exam dates have clashed, leaving students and aspirants in a fix. A similar situation happened with candidates from Uttar Pradesh as two of the state’s biggest recruitment exams – UPSSSC PET and SSC CGL exam 2021 – were scheduled for the same date.Also Read - ONGC Recruitment 2021: Notification Released for 313 Graduate Trainee posts, Apply At ongcindia.com | Check Important Details Here
The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) conducted the Preliminary Eligibility Test for Group C posts today, 24 August 2021 after being postponed by four days. More than 20 lakh candidates registered for the UPSSSC PET 2021 which is being held in two sittings on a single day. Also Read - UPSC ESE 2022 Notification Released At upsc.gov.in | Check Last Date and Steps To Apply Here
Meanwhile, today was also the last day for SSC CGL 2021 exam, touted as one of the most important recruitment exams for graduate students. As a result, a lot of candidates complained that they wanted to appear for both exams but could not because the exam dates overlapped. Also Read - Indian Navy Recruitment 2021: Applications Invited For Short Service Commission Officers. Details Here
Several students, unhappy, took to Twitter demanding a postponement of the UPSSSC PET exam.
Many candidates have requested the UP government to reschedule the exam for them on some later date.
A similar situation is also taking place with NEET UG 2021, scheduled for mid-September along with several other entrance exams. Students are demanding postponement of the medical entrance test as it is clashing with CBSE private exams, state and national level UG entrance exams.