The candidates will be allowed to write their answers in Odia except in language papers in the OCS exam from this year.
The proud father was quoted as saying: "What more can I asked for? I hold my head high today because of my children."
The preliminary examination was held on June 5, 2022. Nearly 11.52 lakh people have applied for the examination and as many as 13,090 candidates have qualified it, an official said.
Youngsters aspiring to join the State Civil Services in the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh were asked on Sunday, “Should India hand over Kashmir to Pakistan?”
Of the 685 candidates who cleared the Civil Services Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for the year 2021, only 27 candidates are from Tamil Nadu.
Blesson Puddu Chako, a resident of Jaripatka area in Nagpur, hanged himself from a ceiling fan using a bed sheet when he was alone at his home on Sunday, they said.
At present, there is a shortfall of 1,545 officers — recruited through the civil services examination (CSE) in the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) — against the sanctioned strength.
Normally, a section officer becomes Deputy Director in six years and then Joint Director and Director after tenures of five-year each.