UPSC Introduces 7 Day Time Frame To Report Discrepancies | Check Notification in Detail

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an official notification in order to fix the time period available to the students in order to file any kinds of mistakes and discrepancies which they encounter while attempting the questions. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts various competitive exams so as to recruit individuals to work in various kinds of fields and departments. The Civil Services Examination which includes the IAS, IPS posts also form a part of UPSC. These exams conducted by UPSC are filled and thus attempted by a huge number of candidates every year.

UPSC Introduces 7 Day Time Frame 

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) which has recently passed out a notification defining the time frame for students in which they can file for the mistakes, discrepancies or the representations proposed in the question paper. After thousands of students appeared in the different competitive recruitment exams which are conducted by UPSC, many are likely to file in for various discrepancies which are likely to be encountered by them in the respective question papers of different UPSC examinations.

Earlier, the students who wished to file for the same could file in reporting the mistakes whenever. This led to a lot of chaos as there is a huge variety of exams which are conducted by UPSC and not all the reports are filed and thus received at the same point of time. Therefore, setting a time span by UPSC for necessary. UPSC has now fixed a 7 day time frame for the candidates to send in their mails informing mistakes and discrepancies.

How To Report Mistakes To UPSC 

From now on, UPSC will offer a time frame of one week only for every conducted exam to report any mistake or discrepancy which they encounter in the question paper. 7 days from the next day when the examination has been held till 6 pm of the 7th day, students can file in their representations.

For example, if an exam is conducted by UPSC on 1st April, the students can submit their representation by 6 pm on 8th April. Only the online submitted representation will be entertained by UPSC. No representation sent by post or by hand will be considered.


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