New Delhi: Civil Services aspirants will get two more additional attempts from this year onwards to write the prestigious exam but there will be no change in its format and syllabi, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said today.
“The aspirants should note that the government has decided to allow two additional attempts with consequential age relaxations to all categories of candidates with effect from Civil Service Examination, 2014.
“There are no other changes in the format and syllabi of papers contained in the Civil Services Examination,” the UPSC said in a short notice.
A candidate is permitted a maximum of four attempts for the examination. However, there is no restriction on number of attempts by a candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs).