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Delhi: UPSC aspirant commits suicide after being denied entry to exam hall

Varun has left behind a short suicide note which mentions being denied entry to the examination as the reason for him taking the drastic step.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: June 04, 2018 13:43 IST ]

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A UPSC aspirant committed suicide on Sunday after being denied entry in the examination hall for reaching late. The body of the aspirant, identified as 28-year-old Varun, was founding hanging at his temporary residence in Delhi's Rajendra Nagar. 

Varun was a resident of Karnataka and was staying in a rented apartment in Delhi while preparing for the examination.

He has left behind a short suicide note which mentions being denied entry to the examination as the reason for him taking the drastic step. He has also written that at times examination rules should be relaxed for due considerations. He was supposed to write the exam at the Paharganj centre.

Meanwhile, according to ANI, the Delhi Police has said that further investigation is underway in the case and more details are awaited.

The civil services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages - preliminary, main and interview - to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS) among others. This year, the exam was conducted in two shifts at various centres across the country on June 3.

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