B.S. Baswan panel: To examine Civil Services Exam pattern

Date: February 26, 2016

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Union Public Service Commission has constituted an expert Committee under the chairmanship of B.S. Baswan to comprehensively examine the various issues, raised from time to time regarding the Civil Service Examination, with respect to the eligibility, syllabus, scheme and pattern of the Examination. 

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Based on the report of the committee, further changes in the civil services exam pattern would be considered with the primary objective of providing a level playing field to aspirants from diverse streams like mathematics, engineering, medicine and humanities.


"The Committee has been given extension of time till August 2016 to submit its report," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.