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RAS Mains exam 2018 postponed; new dates yet to be announced

The decision to postpone the exam was taken after the RPSC received a recommendation from the state government for the same.

| Updated:
January 22, 2019 11:27 am
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Jaipur: Rajasthan public service commission (RPSC) has postponed RAS exam 2018-19 for the third time in the past one month. The exam was scheduled to take place on January 20 and January 30, but in a meeting held on Monday, it was decided that the exam should be postponed. The students had been demanding this for a while. The new dates are yet to be announced. Sources said that when the exam will take place will be decided over the next couple of days.

The decision to postpone the exam was taken after the RPSC received a recommendation from the state government for the same. A full commission meeting was held on Monday in which it was decided to postpone the exam one more time.

The exam was scheduled for December 23 and December 24, but it was postponed following a Rajasthan high court judgement. The results of RAS pre-2019 were re-released due to the court directions.

The students who were included in the results demanded that RAS mains 2019 exam be postponed because they didn’t get enough to prepare for the exam. They launched an agitation following which the education minister asked RPSC to postpone it. The exam was scheduled to take place on January 28 and 29, but it was postponed again.

“The final dates for RAS Mains 2018 will be announced soon,” said a senior RPSC officer.

First published: January 22, 2019
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