In 2020, the Maharashtra authorities had delayed the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examination dates forward, due to the unfold of COVID-19 in the state.
However, the MPSC division has determined to conduct exams in March this yr. The state service pre-examination will be held in the second week of March and the pre-engineering service examination will be held in the third week. Meanwhile, the Secondary Service Non-Gazetted Group B Joint Pre-Examination will be held in April this yr.
Candidates who’ve been getting ready for a few years have been ready for these exams. As the variety of instances is declining in the town and state, the candidates have been demanding that the MPSC exams ought to be held as quickly as potential.
Moreover, the Chief Minister had made it clear that no pupil would be disqualified because the examination was postponed.
However, it has come to mild that the actual purpose for this inordinate delay is the pending choice over reservations for the Maratha caste. The earlier BJP-Shiv Sena state authorities’s choice to present reservation to the Marathas underneath the Socially and Economically Backward Class (SEBC) class was stayed by the Supreme Court in September 2020.
Even because the case is being referred to a bigger bench and the listening to is scheduled subsequent on January 23, 2021, the state authorities on January 4 opened a brand new window for Maratha college students to apply for the examination. Maratha college students have been given an choice to apply underneath the open or Economically Weaker Section (EWS) class. The notification additionally doesn’t present an choice for adjustments to be made as soon as the apex courtroom delivers its verdict.