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Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions04-August, 2010 16:44 IST
|Changing Pattern Of UPSC Examination|
|The Government has approved the proposal for introduction of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) in place of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. The CSAT is expected to come into effect from Civil Services Examination, 2011 would be transparent. This will enable screening of candidates having a right aptitude for Civil Services.|
In CSAT, one of optional subjects, which a candidate could have chosen out of 23 optionals, is being replaced with a common paper on aptitude test. The syllabus of CSAT is being worked out by the UPSC. The CSAT is aimed at providing a greater degree of level - playing field to candidates of different backgrounds.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Shri Prithviraj Chavan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :64115)