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UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 13:34

Visually impaired candidates appearing for civil services preliminary examination will get 40 minutes extra time per paper, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said Friday.

Delhi HC to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on Prelims on Friday

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:58

The Delhi High Court agreed to hear on Friday a PIL against UPSC`s recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24.

Plea over exclusion of English in civil service exam rejected

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 06:16

The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to provide relief to a civil service aspirant challenging the decision of the UPSC asking candidates to leave questions unanswered in the English comprehensive section in the preliminary test.

Candidates for civil services prelims can`t attend foundation course: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:39

Candidates, who have been allocated IAS, IFS and IPS among others and are also appearing for this year`s civil services preliminary examination, cannot attend Foundation Course, the government has said.

English marks not be included for gradation: UPSC to aspirants

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:05

The marks of English Language Comprehension Skills, asked in second paper of civil services (preliminary) examination, will not be included for gradation, the government said on Saturday.

Rajni Razdan takes over as new UPSC chief

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 22:21

Rajni Razdan on Saturday took over as new chairman of Union Public Service Commission, which conducts the prestigious civil services examination to select IAS, IFS and IPS officers among others.

PM Modi issues 19 new commandments for bureaucrats

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 11:34

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has issued a revised list of 19 commandments for officers serving in the civil services.

Govt to call all-party meeting on UPSC exam row

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 13:49

The NDA government on Wednesday said that it will call an all-party meet to resolve the row over UPSC exam.

Govt justifies decision on UPSC exam row; Parliament stalled again

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 09:16

The NDA government on Tuesday sought to justify its decision on resolving the UPSC exam row, after the same failed to assuage the protesting civil services aspirants.

Delhi BJP welcomes govt`s decision on UPSC exam

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 23:52

Welcoming the changes announced by the Central government in civil services preliminary exams, Delhi BJP on Monday said the decision has solved the basic problem of the UPSC aspirants.

UPSC row: PM Modi holds emergency meeting with Rajnath, Jitendra Singh

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 23:05

Soon after returning to India after a two-day visit to Nepal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night met with senior ministers of NDA government like Rajnath Singh (Home), Arun Jaitley (Finance) and Jitendra Singh (MoS, Personnel) and got a briefing over the prolonged Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) issue, reports said.

Nitish Kumar supports protest against CSAT

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 01:49

Lending his support to students demanding scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said the exam for selection of civil servants was to judge merit and not translation capacity.