Govt rolls back changes to UPSC mains exam

Govt rolls back changes to UPSC mains exam

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The English essay paper of 100 marks in the 2013 Civil Services Main Examination, which raised a nation-wide controversy, has been dropped and the earlier practice of two qualifying papers in any Indian language and English restored, government said on Thursday. “The English component (of 100 marks) from the Essay Paper will be dropped and the status quo ante of two qualifying papers of 300 marks each in any modern Indian language and in English — shall be restored,” Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy said in the Lok Sabha. PTI

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