Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-II Exam Dates Clash With UPSC IES/ESE Prelims On Jan 7, 2018 | Who Is To Blame?

Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-II Exam all set to be conducted on January 7, 2018 severely clashes its schedule with the upcoming UPSC IES/ESE 2018 exam on January 7, 2018 i.e. Sunday. The clash of examination schedule of the two different conducting authorities of Union Public Service Commission i.e. UPSC which holds the ESE exam every year with the Ministry of Home Affairs i.e. MHA which holds the prestigious Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Examination annually. The two important annual events clash and it is problematic for those who have filled the online application forms for the IB 2017 exam and UPSC ESE 2018 exam online.

Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-II Exam Schedule Clashes With UPSC IES/ESE 2018 | Check Details 

The Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-II Exam is being conducted for those candidates who shall crack the preliminary test of Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-I Exam held on October 15, 2017 this year last month. The result of the Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO Tier-I Exam acting as screening test or the preliminary exam for screening in candidates cracking the same for the next round is a difficult decision for those who have already filled the UPSC ESE 2018 online application form whose prelims are scheduled on the same date. Either the candidates shall have to give the Mains exam of Tier-II of IB 2017 exam or they can take the upcoming years’ UPSC IES/ESE 2018 prelims test online. Such a clash of exam schedules of two such exams of such great importance for career-oriented aspirants is a cause of worry now.

UPSC IES/ESE 2018 Prelims On The Same Day As IB ACIO Tier-2 2017 Exam | Who Is To Blame ?

Union Public Service Commission which holds the Engineering Services Examination whose prelims are scheduled to be held on January 7, 2018 are of great importance for the aspirants to gain employment opportunities with the prestigious government engineering departments like Railways etc. Since the conducting authorities of the two exams are completely different one being, UPSC & the other being Ministry of Home Affairs to recruit Intelligence Officers for more than 1431 vacancies introduced by them in the year 2017 this year.

Distressed students call for an appeal to avoid such clashes which in the past have also proven to be hazardous for the careers of many. This year on November 5, 2017, the clash of examination schedules of two majors of CBSE UGC NET and IBPS RRB Mains exam was also an issue raised on the social media but in vain as no conclusions were drawn. Similarly, the clash of exam dates of UPSC IES/ESE 2018 prelims with the IB ACIO Tier-II exam 2017 is a cause of worry for many.

Let us hope and pray, the two conducting authorities of UPSC ESE 2018 & MHA for IB Tier-2 exam 2017 consider the issue, spare the students form the pangs of uncertainity soon.


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