SC Rejects Plea For Extra Chance In UPSC Exam To Those Who Exhausted Last Attempt Amid Covid-19

Sc Rejects Plea For Extra Chance In UPSC Exam To Those Who Exhausted Last Attempt Amid Covid-19


The Supreme Court Wednesday excused a request looking for an additional possibility for UPSC common administrations test applicants who depleted their last endeavour in October 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A seat headed by Justices A M Khanwilkar said that it was excusing the supplication recorded by a common administrations applicant for the additional possibility referring to challenges looked in arrangements during the pandemic.

The Centre educated the top court on February 9 that it is against allowing one-time unwinding on age breaking point to UPSC common assistance applicants, including the individuals who had depleted their last endeavour in the 2020 test in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as it is biased to different up-and-comers.


The up-and-comers from general classification are permitted six endeavours for the UPSC common administrations test till the age of 32; the OBC, nine endeavours till 35 years and the SC/ST competitors limitless endeavours till they turn 37.

The Centre was at first not willing to give an additional opportunity to the applicants yet it had later consented to do as such at the proposal of the seat.

It had on February 5 told the peak court that it was pleasing to giving an additional possibility as a one-time unwinding to those common help competitors who had showed up in their last endeavour in the 2020 test and are not age-banned.

In any case, the seat on Wednesday excused the request of Rachna and others.

The Centre had before outfitted an outline in the summit court giving subtleties of unwinding given by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in common administrations tests since its origin and had said that in 1979, 1992 and 2015 relaxations were given to the up-and-comers because of progress in examples of the assessment.

The top court on September 30 a year ago had wouldn't delay the UPSC common administrations primer test due to the COVID-19 pandemic and floods in a few pieces of the country.


The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a cross country serious assessment in India directed by the Union Public Service Commission for enlistment to different Civil Services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, and Indian Police Service. Additionally, just alluded to as the UPSC assessment, it is directed in three stages - a starter assessment comprising of two objective-type papers (General Studies Paper I and General Studies Paper II likewise prevalently known as Civil Service Aptitude Test or CSAT), and a primary assessment comprising of nine papers of traditional (article) type, in which two papers are qualifying and just characteristics of seven are checked trailed by a character test (meet).


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