Not to file RTI for result details, UPSC directs
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has advised
successful candidates of civil services (preliminary) examination not to file
RTI applications to know the details of their results until the whole process of
selection gets over.
The UPSC’s directive will have a bearing on about 16,000 candidates who have
qualified this year’s Civil Services (Preliminary) test results which were made
available late last night.
In a press statement, the Commission has advised the qualifiers not to file
RTI applications seeking details of their marks and answer keys until the civil
services exam is completed.
“Candidates are also informed that marks, cut off marks and
answer keys of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2013 will be provided to
them only after entire process of the Civil Services Examination is over i.e.
after the declaration of final result.
“No application under RTI act, 2005 or otherwise will be entertained in this
regard,” it said.
The UPSC conducts the prestigious test to select officers for Indian
Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Foreign
Service, among other services.
About 16,000 candidates have qualified the prelims test, according to the
list containing roll numbers of successful candidates put up on the UPSC website
The UPSC also puts the results of successful candidates of civil services
exams (including preliminary, mains and interview) on its website once the test
Courtesy: Business Line