Government to Revisit Civil Service Exam Pattern

Published: 28th September 2015 02:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th September 2015 02:40 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: An expert committee headed by former Chhattisgarh-cadre IAS officer B S Baswan has been constituted to revisit the entire pattern, age, syllabus and eligibility criteria for civil services examination in order to provide a level-playing field to aspirants from diverse streams, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh said on Sunday.

Speaking to a group of civil services aspirants, Singh said that the committee consisting of leading academicians, technocrats and senior bureaucrats of national repute, was constituted as a follow-up to the decision taken by the government in the month of May this year.

“Based on the report of the Committee, further changes in the civil services exam pattern will be contemplated with the primary objective of providing a level-playing field to aspirants from diverse streams of curriculum like mathematics, engineering, medicine or humanities and at the same time ensuring that the youngsters who took up IAS as a career, possess a genuine aptitude,” the Minister said and clarified that till the expert panel recommendations were received and the government took a decision, the CSAT-II would remain the qualifying paper. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp