The Central Government has decided to raise maximum age limit from 54 years to 56 years for promotion/induction from State Service/Non-State Civil Service to All India Service with effect from the Select List of 2015 with crucial date of determination of age as 01.01.2015.
At present, no such proposal is under consideration of the government,” said Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel. He was asked whether or not the central government was planning to reduce the upper age limit as reported by various concerned quarters
The DoPT had already issued a notification in Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of upper age limit for recruitment to Central Civil Services and Posts), 1997, for the purpose of relaxing the upper age limit till 2015.
“Prime facie we find substance in the contention of the writ petition that the reservation for visually impaired candidates is not in conformity with Section 33 of the Disabilities Act. However, we are not inclined to stay the preliminary examination on that ground”, Chief Justice Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw stated.
“Our government had to keep in mind the interest of the students. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a considered view on the subject. We feel that the compulsory English examination has no utility or purpose,” a top government official told the Economic Times.
Center asks UPSC to postpone Civil Services Exam Till Exam Pattern and Syllabus are Fixed. The Central government has urged the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) to postpone the CSAT test until a consensus is reached on the exam pattern and syllabus.
A candidate will be permitted a maximum of four attempts for the examination. However, there is no restriction on number of attempts by a candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). Seven attempts are permissible to an aspirant belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBCs).