The Union Public Service Commission released the results of the Civil Services (Mains) exams on Thursday night on the official website-www.upsc.gov.in. As many as 1,994 candidates qualified for the next level. These candidates qualified will appear for personality test that will be conducted in February at the office of UPSC at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069, for selection to the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and other Central Services (Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’). The Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018 was held by the Union Public Service Commission from September 28 to October 7, 2018. “The marks sheets of candidates who have not qualified will be put on the Commission’s Website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result (after conducting Personality Test) and will remain available on the Website for a period of 30 days.”-according to the official website.
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This year, the UPSC for the first time allowed candidates to withdraw their names from civil services examination. While taking the decision, the commission said only half of the over 10 lakh aspirants who apply for the exam actually appear in the test. The arrangement will be implemented beginning with Engineering Services Examination, 2019, it said.
"The commission has to book venues, print papers, hire invigilators and ship the documents for all the 10 lakh applicants - which turns out to be a 50% waste of energy and resources," Union Public Service Commission chairman Arvind Saxena had said on the occasion of the 92nd foundation day celebrations. The UPSC conducts the civil services examination annually in three stages -- preliminary, main and interview -- to select officers for Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others.
According to Saxena, the commission is looking for genuine and serious candidates so that it could give them better facilities and make the system more efficient. A start is being made with the Engineering Services Examination, 2019 and more examinations will be brought under this arrangement, the statement issued by the Personnel Ministry said.