'But, we must bear in mind that many UPSC aspirants have invested significant time and energy in the period 2011-2015, to pass UPSC preliminary exams with flying colours. Their efforts must be recognized and duly compensated,' reads the petition by Varun Gandhi to the Chairman of UPSC.
4.2 lakh civil service aspirants from rural India have suffered for over 10 yrs for not having as privileged an education as their English-speaking counterparts.I signed their petition for a compensatory prelims exam so they are given a fair chance.I urge other MPs to do the same pic.twitter.com/F1OivHjrcl— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) November 30, 2017
Requesting the exam conducting body, UPSC, for a compensatory preliminary exam for the aspirants Varun Gandhi has urged the Commission to give them a fair chance.
Introduction of CSAT has helped those with English medium background and / or with an engineering degree due to their prior experience with the subjects the questions were based on, the petition also cited. Also Read: Half Of Those Who Crack Civil Services Exam Are Engineers, Majority Of Them Opt For Subjects Like Sociology: Jitendra Singh
"We are thankful to the BJP government for making the discriminatory CSAT paper 2 qualifying in nature starting from 2015. But since the introduction of CSAT in 2011, which continued till 2014, we have lost our precious attempts. We would like to draw your attention towards the fact that out of 6 attempts given to a general candidate we lost 4 of them because of discriminatory CSAT paper", said a petition by these Civil Service Examination aspirants in March 2017. UPSC Civil Services Exam: 'CSAT Victims' Demand Compensatory Attempts
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