Quota for visually-impaired candidates; HC reserves verdict

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a PIL filed by an NGO seeking one per cent out of total 3 per cent quota for persons with disabilities in UPSC's civil services exam for visually- impaired candidates.

UPSC declares civil services prelims results
UPSC declares civil services prelims results

The results of the civil services preliminary examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission were declared on Tuesday.

Committee submits report on translation errors in UPSC exams

A three-member committee has submitted its report on issues relating to Hindi translation in various examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Govt eases age bar for J&K residents to take civil service exam

In a major relief for civil services aspirants from Jammu and Kashmir, the Government has extended till next year-end the upper age limit relaxation for the residents of the state to take the examination.

UPSC should create ISS on par with IAS/IPS: Kiran Bedi

Former India cricket captain Bishen Singh Bedi on Friday said Union Public Service Commission should create an Indian Sports Service (ISS) on par with IAS/IPS.

Scrapping of CSAT in prelims; HC refuses to entertain PIL

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking relief including the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), saying that the issue fell within the domain of central government.

JMM calls off Ranchi bandh

The JMM, which declared Ranchi bandh on Sunday, withdrew the call at the last minute so that UPSC examination candidates were not inconvenienced.

Over 4.5 lakh students appear in UPSC preliminary examination

Over 4.5 lakh students today appeared in civil services preliminary examination which passed off incident-free at various centres across the country after bring mired in controversy following protests over change in pattern.

UPSC preliminary exam to be held today as SC rejects stay plea

The Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed a petition by a civil services aspirant seeking stay on the UPSC preliminary examination scheduled for tomorrow.

Puducherry selected as centre for civil service exam

Union Public Service Commission has included Puducherry as one of the centres for the all India Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination to be held on Sunday.

HC declines to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on preliminary examination

The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC`s decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on August 24.

UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra time

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 dismisses PIL on UPSC exam issue, asks petitioner to approach CAT

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed 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

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.

English marks not be included for gradation: UPSC to aspirants

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.

One percent quota for visually impaired; UPSC puts onus on CCA

The UPSC on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has a "limited mandate" in conducting the civil services exams and reserving seats for physically- handicapped persons, including visually-impaired ones, in them.

All-party meet on UPSC exam row after August 24: Govt

Amid opposition demands for an all-party meeting during the current session of Parliament to solve the UPSC exam row, the government Friday said it is serious on the issue and the meeting will be convened after the civil services examination scheduled on August 24.

UPSC exam to be held as per schedule on August 24: Govt

The civil services examination will be held as per schedule on August 24, the government declared on Thursday in Parliament, while saying that consultations will be held with various parties and stakeholders on the matter after the current session.

Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.

Govt to call all-party meeting on UPSC exam row

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