Changes to Civil Services Examination for IAS, IPS, IFS Recruitment
Amendment made to Notification dated 31.05.2014, relating to Civil Services Examination for Group I Recruitment such as IAS, IPS, IFS etc in Central Government Departments
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has issued a Notification for the purpose of amending earlier notification relating to Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2014 . The Notification to be published in the Gazette is reproduced below:
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORIDNIARY, PART I, SECTION l)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
(Department of Personnel and Training)
New Delhi, the 10th April, 2015
F. No. 13018/01/2014-AIS(I).- In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training No. 13018/1/2014-AIS(I), published the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, dated 31st May, 2014, at pages 120-133, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments namely:-
In the said notification for Rule 2, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-
“2. (1) A Candidate who qualifies in the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2014 shall be required to mandatorily indicate revised order of preferences only for those services participating in the said Examination for which he is interested to be allocated to and such revised order of preferences shall be in supersession of the earlier order of preferences filled by the candidate in his Detailed Application Form.
(2) In case of recommendation of his name by UPSC for service allocation, the candidate shall be considered for allocation to one of those services by the Government for which he shall indicate revised order of preference subject to fulfilment of other conditions.
(3) A candidate who wishes to be considered for Indian Administrative Service or Indian Police Service shall be required to indicate in his application form for the Main Examination his order of preferences for various State cadres for which he would like to be considered for allotment in case he is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service or Indian Police Service and no change in preference of cadre once indicated by a candidate would be permitted.
Note 1: The candidate is advised to be very careful while indicating preferences for various services or posts. In this connection, attention is also invited to clause (i) of rule 19.
Note 2: The candidates are advised to visit Department of Personnel and Training website www.persmin.nic.in for information or details about service allocation/cadre allotment, service profile.
Note 3: A candidate who wishes to be considered for Indian Administrative Service or Indian Police Service shall be very careful while indicating preferences for various cadres. The candidate is advised to indicate all the cadres in the order of preference in his/her Detailed Application form which is to be filled in case of his selection for the Civil Services (Main) Examination. In case he does not give any preference for any cadre it will be assumed that he does not have a specific preference for any cadre.
Note 4: If he is not allotted to any one of the cadres for which he has indicated preference, he shall be allotted to ‘any of the remaining cadres in which there are vacancies after allocation of all the candidates who can be allocated to those cadres in accordance with their preferences.