Civils in English-Vinglish row

The controversy over changes in the format of the UPSC Civils Mains exam-2013 has deepened with student organisations threatening to disrupt civil service exams in AP, if the UPSC does not withdraw its decision to give priority to the English paper. Students have demanded that the Chief Minister should take up the issue with the Centre immediately to protect the interests of students from rural areas and those with Telugu medium background. Student organisations such as ABVP, SFI, AISF, TNSF etc have decided to intensify the agitation. They said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shiv Singh Chouhan had already written to the Prime Minister opposing changes in the exam and Andhra Pradesh should follow suit. The ABVP has planned a protest in front of the UPSC office in Delhi on Monday on this issue.

"The new Mains exam format will kill the dream of many civil service aspirants, if compulsory English is imposed. As per new norms, if an aspi rant’s medium of instruction for graduation is not Telugu, he/she won't be allowed to write exams in Telugu. Currently, many aspirants from the state appear for the civils in Telugu despite pursuing courses in English medium," said P. Vishal, who is to sit for the exam. Also, from this year, the score of English language paper will be counted for the final selection for top jobs like IAS, IPS etc. Earlier, the score of another language paper was also along with English paper. New norms One can appear for Civils in Telugu, only if his/her medium of instruction for gradua tion is Telugu. The score of English language paper would be counted for selec tion for top jobs.
More News
BITSAT 2022 From July 2: How To Score Well? Prepare With This Knockout Programme
The Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS) Pilani will conduct its Engineering Entrance Exam- BITSAT 2022 from July. As per the schedule, session 1 of BITSAT 2022 will be conducted between July 2 and July 9, while the BITSAT session 2 exam...
Karnataka KSEEB To Announce SSLC Class 10 Result 2022 Today
The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) will announce the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Class 10 result 2022 on Thursday, May 19. The SSLC Class 10 result 2022 will be available on the official website- ssl...
West Bengal WBJEE Result 2022 Date Likely To Be Announced Next Week: Official
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) is likely to announce the result of state Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE 2022) by May-end. According to a WBJEEB official, WBJEE result 2022 declaration date is expected to be ann...
NEET PG 2022 On May 21; Check Syllabus, Paper Pattern
The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate, or NEET PG 2022 on May 21, 2022. The candidates who have successfully registered for the exam, got access t...
NEET UG 2022: NTA Extends Registration Deadline Till May 20; Here’s Direct Link To Apply
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has again extended the registration deadline for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET UG) 2022. The NEET 2022 application process has been extended till May 20. Earlier the last da...
Chhattisgarh Board CGBSE To Announce Class 10, 12 Exam Results 2022 Today
The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) Class 10, 12 results 2022 will be announced on Saturday, May 14. According to CGBSE, Education Minister Premsai Singh Tekam will announce the Class 10, 12 exam results 2022 today at 12 P...
Pursue MTech with 100% Tuition fee waiver and Rs. 72,000 stipend per year at SRM University-AP
SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, is a multi-stream research university focusing on diverse fields. Faculty members with PhD from renowned Universities in India and abroad fulfil the university’s mission of disseminating world-class knowledge ...
GUJCET 2022 Result To Be Announced Today
The Gujarat School Education Board (GSEB) will announce the GUJCET 2022 result on Thursday, May 12. The GUJCET 2022 result will be available on the official websites- gseb.org and gsebeservice.com from 10 am. The candidates can do...
Karnataka SSLC 10th Result 2022: Release Date & Time
The Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Class 10 result 2022 is likely to be announced in May. The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) official told Vidyavision that the board is trying to ann...
KIITEE 2022 Dates For Phase 3 Announced; Check Eligibility, Important Details
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) has announced the dates for the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination, or KIITEE 2022, phase 3. KIITEE 2022 phase 3 will be conducted on May 14, 15, 16 and 17, 2022. To appea...