No Extra Chance To UPSC Aspirants Who Missed Exam: Centre to SC

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Jan 22, 2021

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On Friday, the center has directed the Supreme Court that the CSE aspirants who missed the UPSC 2020 exam due to the pandemic covid-19 circumstances will not be given another opportunity to take up for the aforesaid UPSC exam. 

The bench was headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of the submissions of S V Raju, an Additional Solicitor General who appeared on the behalf of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), stating that the government has decided to not give extra chance to the civil services aspirants who couldn't appear in the UPSC 2020 exam, due to the pandemic COVID-19 situation.

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The law officer told the bench that was headed by another 2 justices BR Gavai and Krishna Murai, that they're not ready to give another chance and they need some time to file the affidavit, and instructions received also stated they're not agreeing to the terms of providing another chance. 

However, the plea of CSE aspirant Rachna has been posted by the bench asking the center to file an affidavit during the period and serve it to the parties. 

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Previously, Tushar Mehta, the Solicitor General had told the bench that the government was planning to grant another opportunity to such CSE aspirants who were unable to take up the UPSC Civil Service Examination this year. 

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