‘Seven-day time frame to report discrepancies in exam papers’
THE Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has fixed a seven-day time frame for candidates to report mistakes or discrepancies in questions asked in the various examinations conducted by it. Thousands of students appear in various recruitment examinations conducted by the Commission.
These include the civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others.
“For each examination, a time frame of 7 days (a week) i.e. From the next day of the examination date to 6 PM of the seventh day is fixed for the candidates to make representationstotheCommission on the questions asked in the papers of that examination,” the UPSC said. For example, if paper of an examination is conducted on March1,acandidatecanmakerepresentation by 6 PM on March 8.