12 February 2019

No Age Benefit for 10% General quota for all competitive Government exam conducted by SSC and UPSC


No age benefit on for 10% quota

New Delhi, February 11, 2019:  The Centre has admitted that it is not granting any relaxation in age and attempts in competitive exams under the newly introduced quota for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category, leaving lakhs of job aspirants in dismay. The supposed EWS beneficiaries see it as nothing more than a “stunt” of the Narendra Modi government ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
They have initiated a social media campaign “#EWSJUMLA” demanding the upper age bar be raised to 35 years and nine attempts be provided in the Central government exams, including the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil service, on a par with the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). Ever since the 10 per cent reservation for financially disadvantaged of the general category was announced last month came into effect on January 14, the beneficiaries concerned have been apprehensive.

EWS job aspirants are demanding upper age bar be raised to 35 years and nine attempts be provided for central govt examinations

Their concerns got credence on Feb 6 with the Department of Personnel and Training’s reply to a civil service aspirant’s grievance seeking clarification on the benefits under the EWS, clearly stating that it is not considering giving “relaxation in age and number of attempts” to EWS candidates under the new reservation policy. 

The UPSC provides nine attempts to OBCs till 35 years and no bar or about 16 attempts from minimum allowed 22 years to 37 years to SC/ST candidates in civil service exams.


NOTE: We took this information from"The Tribune" Newspaper published on 12th Feb. 2019. 

For Government Jobs alert on whatsapp send your request on following official Number @9625468942 (In request Msg Send your Name and State Name) " NOTE: You have to save this Contact Number in your contact list to get important Govt job alerts on Whatsapp. "

No comments:

Post a Comment

NOTE: WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY JOB ISSUES, AS WE ARE SHARING INFORMATION BASED ON INTERNET. PLEASE CHECK THE OFFICIAL ADVT. ATTACHED WITH IN THE EACH POST, WHICH REPRESENT THE OFFICIAL FILE.