UPSC Civil Services Exam Results have been delayed because of the Jat reservation issue and will be declared after SC Verdict. UPSC conducts the Civil Services Exam for candidates who are interested in joining the Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service (IRS).
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.
As per Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions, “Government will decide on the issue within another 2-3 days,” reported NDTV. Singh, as per earlier reports, was in favor of postponing the preliminary exam in light of the demands of the students.
A total number of 7, 76,565 candidates applied for the exam and 3, 23,949 appeared for the preliminary round. A total number of 14,959 candidates qualified for the main exam that was held on December last year. 3,003 candidates were finally shortlisted for the personality test based on their performance in the mains. Out of the top 25 candidates, 15 are male and the rest are female.
There are 10 females and 15 males amongst the candidates who made it to the top 25 positions, where in nine of the total were from engineering stream, three from Medical, four from sciences and the rest nine from Commerce, Humanities and other Social Sciences. Five of them made to the merit list in their first attempts, 11 in second attempt, seven in third attempts and two in their fourth attempts.
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).