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New Delhi, March 15, 2013 The Centre will keep in abeyance the Union Public Service Commission's March 5 notification making proficiency in English a requirement for IAS aspirants and maintain status quo ante, Minister of State for Personnel and
30 am on Friday amid uproar over Pakistan passing a resolution against the hanging of Afzal Guru. As soon as the lower House met for the day, opposition BJP demanded that the government take action against Pakistan for interfering in India's affairs.
Commission's circular to count marks of the English optional subject will prove to be detrimental to the prospects of those candidates hailing from rural and regional background in the Hindi heartland and other regions," Modi said in a statement...
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said they appeared "to be calculated to bias the system against Civil Service aspirants from non-Hindi speaking regions"...Referring to the changes, she said the new stipulation that the Main Examination
As political parties continue to hit out at the government for making marks in English count in the Civil Services Examination, there is evidence that the new rule might protect students not well versed in English rather than harm their prospects...
Civil Services examinations has come at a time when the State government is making renewed efforts to promote Telugu language...They are further annoyed that such changes have come at a time when Telugu was accorded classical language status.
March 8, 2013 Aptitude, ethics, and moral values to carry credit for the first time as a separate examination question paper in the Indian Civil Services Examination. The examination is conducted for the selection of bureaucrats for prestigious
The party threatened to disrupt the exams in Maharashtra if its demand to include Marathi in the syllabus was not met. However, a senior government official said the criticism was unwarranted as all that the government had decided in the new format
General Studies component, introduction of an additional English language paper and restrictions on choosing languages as optional papers have put many aspirants in a quandary. As per the new norm, students opting to write the exam in Telugu should
Shiv Sena workers today staged a protest against the new exam pattern introduced by the Union Public Service Commission and warned, it would disrupt the Commission's exams in the state if its demand to include Marathi in the syllabus was not met. "