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Will the Government change the exam pattern and reduce the age-limit for Civil Services Exam ?


The Union Government is considering taking action on the report submitted by the Baswan committee on exam pattern and reduction in the age limit for civil service examination. The committee has submitted its report on 9th August, 2016 to Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) in response to an RTI query filed by a PTI correspondent said that the Baswan Committee report along with UPSC recommendations on suggestion to bring changes in the exam pattern and to reduce upper age limit of 32 years for civil services examination has been received on 20th March, 2017 and is under Examination.
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The Committee to review the scheme of civil service examination was constituted by the UPSC in August 2015 under the chairmanship of former Human resource development secretary and retired IAS Officer B.S. Baswan.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the civil service examination for the selection of post vacant in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. Thousand of candidates appear every year for the civil service exam conducted annually in three stages – preliminary, mains and interview
In recent development, the UPSC has fixed a seven-day time frame for candidates to report mistakes or discrepancies in questions asked in the various examinations conducted by it.
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