Division of Personnel and Coaching (DoPT) will take a name on whether or not an additional try might be given to the UPSC aspirants who had missed out on their Civil Providers examination as a result of COVID-19 and had hunted for a further try to look within the examination or not, the Centre knowledgeable the Supreme Court docket on Monday.
Representing the Centre, Further Solicitor Basic (ASG) Aishwarya Bhati, apprised the highest court docket that the choice referring to the additional try must be taken by DoPT.
In the meantime, UPSC counsel mentioned that they’ll file a counter affidavit later at this time.
Thereafter a bench headed by justices AM Khanwilkar listed the matter for additional listening to on March 25.
The Court docket was listening to a petition filed by UPSC aspirants in search of to increase the good thing about extra/further try. Senior Advocate Gopal Sankaranarayanan, appeared for the petitioners.
The petition was filed by three UPSC aspirants by way of advocate Shashank Singh. The petitioners have urged to situation applicable path to UPSC to increase the good thing about extra/further makes an attempt and to make some association for the petitioner to look in the remainder of the papers which the petitioners couldn’t give earlier than the publication of the results of Civil service Mains Examination 2021.
The petitioners mentioned that they’re UPSC aspirants who’ve cleared the UPSC-2021 Prelims Examination and had been entitled to look within the UPSC Mains Examination which was scheduled from January 7 to 16, 2022.
The petitioners couldn’t give UPSC Mains Examination as they had been Covid optimistic and there have been restrictions imposed below the strict quarantine tips of the Authorities. Additionally, there was the absence of any sort of coverage of UPSC which might present preparations for such petitioners who had been Covid optimistic in the course of the span of mains examination or earlier than it.
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