No Paper Call Letters for Interview: UPSC to Aspirants

The examination is conducted in three stages--preliminary, main and personality test or interview.

Published: 28th February 2016 12:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2016 01:22 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: No paper call letters for interviews will be issued to candidates who have cleared civil services main examination and they will instead have to download e-summons, UPSC has said.

Thousands of students appear for the prestigious civil services examination conducted annually by the Union Public Service Commission to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.

The examination is conducted in three stages--preliminary, main and personality test or interview.

The personality test for candidates is likely to commence from March 8, 2016, the UPSC has said in a statement.

"No paper summon letters will be issued for the personality test or interview by the Commission," it said.

All candidates, who have cleared the civil services main examination, have been asked to download e-summon letters from the Commission's

They should immediately inform the Commission, in case they are unable to download it, at least five days before the commencement of the interview, the UPSC said.

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