Wednesday, 13 May 2015

UPSC Exam- Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper-II- CAST Paper made qualifying only

Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper-II- CAST Paper made qualifying only

The Government has approved the following in respect of Civil Services Examination: 

An Expert Committee would be constituted to comprehensively examine various issues raised from time to time namely, eligibility, syllabus, scheme and pattern of Civil Services Examination.  

Till such time the Government takes decision on the recommendation of the above Committee, the General Studies Paper-II (CSAT) in the Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination will remain a qualifying paper with a minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. 

The English Language comprehension skill portion from General Studies Paper-II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will continue to remain excluded. 

The above decisions are incorporated in the CSE Rules-2015.